Lucky’s Taproom & Eatery – Poised for a Comeback

Lucky's Taproom is on track to make a big return, and they are leaving nothing to "luck" or "chance."  Andrew Trick, owner and operator has been working long hours, every day, since closing his restaurant due to a health scare.  The staff and Drew have scrubbed and sanitized the facility from top to bottom.  They have repainted, re-caulked and re-sealed every nook and cranny.  Cooking equipment has been sent out to be serviced, and no pan has been unturned. This is the comeback that will put Lucky's back on track after a shut down just before they were gearing up for a big 5th year … [Read more...]

Boozy Brunch Added At Germantown Tavern

Germantown's  Mudlick Tap House opened in December, bringing a selection of craft beers to a town that had very few options for beer lovers.  They've quickly made a name for themselves and more often their 46 seats are full and patrons are coming in for beer to go and growler fills.   And with that success has come the addition of Chef Lee Anne House, best know for her HouseMade Sriracha.  Lee Anne's nightly specials, highlighting local ingredients have  been a hit and sell out most nights.  Her nightly cakes, like her freshly baked  Star City Brewing Company Old Mill Stout … [Read more...]

Seeking The Greatest Bloody Mary in Dayton – The Bloody Mary Showdown

There is a reason people love brunch on the weekends. It is a nice, long, leisurely meal with friends and family. All of the best food options are there, from Eggs Benedict to thick burgers, Belgian waffles to savory paninis, every food option you can think of is available. To top it all off, it is perfectly acceptable to have a few cocktails with the meal, either as a way to kick off the day or to shake off the night before. Brunch is not a meal as much as it is an event, and one of the long running stars of brunch is the classic Bloody Mary. It is a hearty cocktail to anchor this event. Much … [Read more...]

There’s A New Brunch In Town

Lily’s Bistro, located at 329 E. Fifth Street in Dayton’s Oregon District, has received their full liquor, beer & wine license and has expanded their Sunday brunch menu to include refreshing brunch cocktails like mimosas, Pimm’s cups, and Bloody Mary’s, as well as a Sunday ‘Family Style” chicken-centric dinner.   Owner Lisa Mendenhall says Lily’s had planned to offer a full Sunday bar and a casual Sunday dinner option since they opened last May, but the liquor license had been delayed.  In August, Lily’s decided to move forward with brunch, but could only serve beer.  “It gave … [Read more...]

Get Your Tickets for the 3rd Annual Derby Day Brunch

Grab your hats and get ready for the 3rd  annual Crown Jewels™ of Dayton Derby Day Brunch at Brio at The Greene on Sat, May 5th from 10am to 1pm.   This fundraising brunch will raise money to  further the work of the Kettering Medical Center Foundation's Women's Wellness Fund. The fund provides free screening and diagnostic mammograms, breast ultrasounds and prostheses to uninsured women (and men) in our community. The event will include brunch donated by Brio Tuscan Grille and in true Derby-style, mint juleps. Other activities will include a “Hat Strut” by all guests, a silent … [Read more...]

Sunday Pancake Brunches Around Town To Celebrate Day of Caring

Sine 1991 the last Sunday in February has been declared a Day of Caring by a variety of churches and local service organizations.  A local grass roots organization that has raised over $500,000 through pancakes, founder Jan Venkayya's vision is summed up with their vision statement: a single act of caring ripples to benefit many. This year over 20 groups will be serving up a pancake and sausage brunch with all proceeds benefiting local Hunger and Housing Coalitions. Locations, times and more information can be found on Day of Caring's website. Not all sites will serve pancakes, The Greek … [Read more...]

Savor Your Sundays to Benefit Stivers

For the fourth February, Coco's Bistro will open up for a unique series of musical brunches featuring young musicians from Stivers School for the Arts. A different group from Stivers will perform each Sunday. The schedule is: Feb. 5: Stivers Singers Feb. 12: Strings Feb. 19: Concert Pianists Feb. 26: Jazz Quintet Each Sunday will feature two brunch sessions, from 10 a.m. to noon and 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.; the same menu will be served at both seatings. Cost is $30 per person; $15 of this is a tax-deductible donation to the seedling Foundation, which supports the arts at Stivers. All … [Read more...]

Savor Your Sundays & Support Stivers

For the third year in a row Coco's Bistro will open in February  for Sunday Brunch to benefit Stivers School for the Arts.  This unique fundraising event is food for the spirit – and stomach! A different group from Stivers will perform each Sunday: Feb. 6: Jazz Trio Feb. 13: String Ensemble Feb. 20: Chamber Choir Feb. 27: Concert Pianists Each Sunday will feature two seatings the first at 10 am to 11:30 a.m. and the second begins at noon t0 1:30pm.  Brunch runs $30 per person; $15 of this is a tax-deductible donation to the seedling Foundation, which supports the arts at Stivers.  … [Read more...]

Dayton Brunch Spots

Here's a roundup of some of our favorite brunch's around town.  We know there are more  our there so if you know a place that should be on the list just tell us about it in comments below: The Meadowlark 2094 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd, Dayton, Ohio 45459 937.434.4750 Sunday 10am - 3pm Featuring Shrimp & Grits, Huevos Rancheros, Mushroom Migas and more The Barnsider 5202 North Main Street, Dayton, OH 45415 937.277.1332 Saturday & Sunday 9am - 2pm Breakfast Buffet  $7.95, little ones $4.95 Bella Vino 495 N. Main Street, Springboro, OH 45066 937-748-3807 Sat  … [Read more...]

Brunch at Bella Vino

Start your Saturday morning off with a lazy brunch at Springboro's neighborhood wine shop.  They open at 10am every Saturday during the summer for Brunch!  Enjoy a selection of pastries from Boosalis Bakery, cheese, and fruit, along with an ever-changing selection of hot entrees - this week it's Huevos Rancheros with eggs, bacon, spicy sausage, salsa, guacamole, refried beans, and salsa. Brunch is only $15, and includes your choice of a Mimosa, Bellini, or ZingZang Bloody Mary (ask for the house made bacon-infused vodka in yours).  Kids under twelve eat for just $8. And while you're … [Read more...]