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Complete coverage of Summer Restaurant Week 2013

We've covered Summer Restaurant Week 2013 with multiple reporters and photographers. Here's what they found that will help you find delicious dining deals in the Miami Valley.

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More than 50 restaurants participating in Restaurant Week
Restaurant Week 2013.

Updated: 10:40 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013

MONTGOMERY COUNTY DAYTON Amber Rose, 1400 Valley St., Dayton, (937) 228-2511 Welcoming atmosphere featured German, Lithuanian, Polish, Hungarian, Russian and Italian dishes. and Russian comfort cuisine, including schnitzels, cabbage rolls, beef stroganoff and Hungarian chicken paprikas. Closed Sunday Jay’s Seafood Restaurant, 225 E. Sixth St., Dayton, (937) 222-2892 Seafood Restaurant ...
Steak, lava cake and a love monkey at The Tropics in Kettering
New York Strip Steak and mixed vegetables at The Tropics in Kettering. Staff photo by Connie Post

Updated: 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The place: The Tropics in Kettering is just across from the Fraze Pavilion. It specializes in casual dining with a relaxed atmosphere. The patio, which comfortably seats 70, is open year round. Inside, the bar area has plenty of TVs and 18 beers on tap. Tuesday is karaoke night; Wednesday, ...
Restaurant jettisons regular menu for Restaurant Week
Hawthorn Grill’s ceviche, an appetizer choice on the Kettering restaurant’s Summer 2013 Restaurant Week menu. Photo by Julie Fisher

Updated: 12:35 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013

The place: This restaurant has been open for three years now but still flies under the radar a bit. Chef-owner Candace Rinke gets creative for Restaurant Week, jettisoning her regular menu entirely and serving only a special Restaurant Week menu, giving diners plenty of choices, especially in the entrees. She ...
Jay’s Seafood Restaurant offers 3-course deal for $25.13
Jay’s Seafood Restaurant in Dayton's Oregon District specializes in seafood that is flown in fresh four times a week. Staff photo by Connie Post

Updated: 3:43 p.m. Monday, July 29, 2013

The place: Jay’s Seafood Restaurant is one of the must-see historic places to dine in Dayton. The building dates back to 1862, when it was a grist mill. Inside is a 32-foot mahogany bar, which adds to the plush and historic atmosphere. The restaurant has an upscale feel with a ...
El Meson serves up a ‘wow’ meal for Restaurant Week
These tomatoes and cucumbers were handpicked by Herman Castro on the Castro family’s 10-acre farm, which supplies the vegetables for their West Carrollton restaurant, El Meson. Staff photo by Connie Post

Updated: 6:01 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013

This week, members of the Dayton Daily News food and dining team recount their Restaurant Week dining experiences exclusively at MyDaytonDailyNews.com. The place: El Meson, West Carrollton. Owned by the Castro family, the restaurant began in 1978 as a small pizza parlor and over time transformed into one of Dayton’s ...
Get ready to eat well on the cheap! Sneak peek of restaurant week

1:21 p.m. Thursday, July 25, 2013

Ready your forks. The Miami Valley Restaurant Association’s Summer Restaurant Week jump started Wednesday night during an event showcasing menu items from about 15 of the roughly 40 restaurants participating in the week-long special promotion. Summer Restaurant Week kicks off Sunday at participating restaurants (see list below) and wraps up ...
New eatery’s Restaurant Week menu packed with scrumptious delights
Salar’s Shrimp Wonton in Spicy Passion Fruit Sauce and Mussels Chalaca. They are $8 each on the regular menu. Staff photo by Amelia Robinson

3:47 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013

There is no way around it, Salar Restaurant and Lounge’s Summer Restaurant Week menu is going to leave you with food envy. Despair not.Though your eye may wander, there is little chance you will regret whatever you order.Salar, 410 E. Fifth St., Dayton, and nearly 50 other restaurants are participating ...
Gigantic portions, 3-course meal and more deals at Troy’s Caroline
Restaurant Week special desserts at The Caroline in Troy include caramel apple cheesecake and strawberries with kahlua sauce.

Updated: 6:22 p.m. Wednesday, July 31, 2013

The place: The Caroline, Troy. Located downtown on Troy’s Public Square, The Caroline specializes in American fare in a classy, yet casual setting. When you come to The Caroline, expect great food, friendly service and a comfortable, relaxing atmosphere. Upon entering, you immediately feel a sense of community, even if ...
Beavercreek steakhouse offers fine dining on a dime
Fleming’s Scottish Salmon served over herbed spinach with Cabernet butter. Staff photo by Amelia Robinson

7:38 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013

Good news: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar is once again participating in Restaurant Week. Better news: there is still time to get a reservation. The eatery at the Greene in Beavercreek still has spots this week for regular-sized parties, staffers told me during a recent visit. But you should ...
VIDEO: Jenn DiSanto of Fresco's
VIDEO: Jenn DiSanto of Fresco's

Updated: 8:47 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Fresco’s chef and owner Jenn DiSanto talks about her menu for MVRA’s Summer Restaurant Week.

VIDEO: Stan McKnight and Tina Porter discuss Restaurant Week
VIDEO: Stan McKnight and Tina Porter discuss Restaurant Week

Updated: 8:48 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Stan McKnight of Dayton and his sister Tina Porter of Oakwood discuss MVRA’s Summer Restaurant Week couldn’t wait to hit the restaurants. They were interviewed at the MVRA’s 2013 Summer Restaurant Week preview party held at the Dayton Art Institute.

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