With the Oscars approaching, we thought we would do a little twist.. As you know, our blog usually centers around local Food Adventures. Thousands of fellow Miami Valley foodies discuss, like, suggest and comment on various Dayton area restaurants, festivals, photos and events. We even have a website, DaytonFoodies.com What we don't have (yet) is a movie studio. Being fanatical fans of delicious grub, we have developed a love for various movie scenes over our lifetime. With the Oscars coming up this Sunday, we thought the timing was right for a list of our favorite movie scenes with … [Read more...] about Oscar Week -Top 60 FOOD Scenes in Movies
I've been missing the Chinese restaurant at the corner of First and Main that shut down after a kitchen fire a couple of years ago. But that void has now been filled- Liu Garden has opened in that same spot! Officially their dress is 210 N. Main St and they are on the first floor of the Biltmore Towers. The inside looks pretty much exactly the same, the food was freshly prepared when we visited on Monday and the staff was friendly and helpful. Serving a lunch buffet Monday through Friday from 11am -3pm for just $6.95 - $7.42 with tax. While the buffet isn't huge, you can choose from a … [Read more...] about There’s A New Chinese Buffet Downtown!
On Saturday, March 4th Christopher’s Restaurant will host another of its popular after hours wine tasting events. Featuring six selections from their new wine list paired with exquisite hors d’oeuvres prepared by their very creative catering department. This will be a casual, fun event with a party style atmosphere. It takes place after the restaurant closes for service, from 9:30-11:30 pm. Come for the whole event or drop in any time! Tickets are available for $ $20 presale and $24 at the event at Christopher’s. Space is limited, so it is recommended to purchase in advance. … [Read more...] about Late Night Wine Tasting at Christopher’s
For the next 5 months at 1061 Miamisburg-Centerville Road, Bar Dumaine (the more casual version of Chef Anne Kearney's Rue Dumaine) will be open seven days a week from 11am - 11pm, though according to their website food will only be available 11am-3pm & 5pm-11pm. The restaurants 10 year lease official expires at the end of July, and Chef says she's still exploring her options for what comes next. After being closed for three weeks for renovations I was invited to join the Rue Crew for the Friends & Family preview night, before they open to the public Tuesday, Feb 21st. The newly … [Read more...] about Chef Anne Kearney’s Bar DuMaine Opens Tuesday
"Hey you wanna join us for dinner?" --Yeah sure... "Ok meet us over at MCL Cafeteria.." --MCL???? What ?? Yes it's true. There is a young movement underway. Slowly, but surely, the nation's seniors are sharing their well kept secret. What secret? They know that the food at MCL Cafeteria is actually pretty decent ! Sure it is a chain and we at Food Adventures conquer the local local local... but damn, Sam, take a lookie here. Yes, there are walkers, people with dentures and mostly soft food. But the comfort food is reminiscent of home made, family get-together … [Read more...] about MCL Cafeteria: Not Just for Granny Anymore
There are times, when searching for a dive bar to visit, that doing the research makes you think twice about heading there. Then you tell people where you are planning to go, and they give you questioning looks and wish you luck. Not so much for the bar, but for the neighborhood you are entering. Fortunately, the group of people assembled for the task are intrepid adventurers and really relaxed people. Driving to the Double Deuce on a Friday night, we really had no idea what to expect. What we found shocked us all! That is a good hook, right? The Double Deuce Bar and Pizza Place is an … [Read more...] about Dive Bar Thursday – Double Deuce
Consolidated Food Service recently put out a list naming "The Best Waffle in Every State of America" and in Ohio they selected The Drunken Waffle food truck. Owned by Beth Sparks, this food truck debuted this past fall and specializes in sweet and savory waffles and waffle sandwiches. With a mission to never serve food that would ever bore you, their eclectic rotating selection offers something exciting for every palate; Spicy 3 Pepper Waffle, Savory Herbs & Hopps, Chocolate Cake Waffles, Waffled Corn Dogs, and so much more, including plenty of vegan and vegetarian options … [Read more...] about Local Food Truck Serves up “The Best Waffle in Ohio”
It's been 3 months since Zombie Dogz opened the doors on their Brown Street location and they are celebrating with a Valentine's Day Eve special. According to a post on their Facebook Page: Supporter of ours and fellow business owner's son was born with only half of a heart and has undergone 2 surgeries with more to come, and yet none will ever "fix" him. They're only life sustaining, which is unimaginable having kids of our own😔. His name is Mason and his heart condition is HLHS, all proceeds are going to The Children's Heart Foundation in Illinois. So, for $13 you can get any hotdog, any … [Read more...] about Zombie Dogz 3 Month Anniversary $13 Meal Deal
Foodie alert! Jimmie's Ladder 11 has been hosting beer and dinner pairings as of late, and the next one is coming up. This month's event, Rivertown on Brown, features Monroe's Rivertown Brewery and Barrel House on Brown Thursday, February 16th. If you are looking for a food and beer adventure, this event is for you! Five courses are planned and prepared by the Ladder 11 Kitchen to pair with five Beers from Rivertown Brewery. Check out the menu below for full details. Tickets are $50 and include tax & gratuity. Call today to reserve tickets for this one time only event! How to … [Read more...] about Beer & Food Pairing features Rivertown Brewery at Jimmie’s Ladder 11
Do you ever eat too fast? If so, that speed could pay off on Saturday, February 18th at Caesar Creek Flea Market, and on Sunday, February 19th, at Treasure Aisles Flea Market, during their “Say CHEESE Burger” Challenge! “Say Cheese Burger” is a timed eating contest where the FASTEST eating time WINS!! The challenge features a colossal cheeseburger, stacked high with a full pound of beef (3 Patties at 1/3 lb. each); Slices of Spicy Pepper Jack Cheese, Cheddar Cheese, and all-American Cheese; Mac-N-Cheese Bites; Fried Pickle Slices, Fried Onions, Nacho Cheese Sauce – ALL piled high between a … [Read more...] about Take the “Say CHEESE Burger” Challenge!