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Dayton Beer Company snags 2 gold medals in national beer competition
 The Dayton Beer Company has captured gold medals for two of its beers in a national beer competition. In the 2018 Beer Army Beer Wars commercial beer competition, Dayton Beer Company’s Upright Smoked Vienna Lager took the gold medal in the category of Rauchbier, and its Beast of Tadmor Village scored gold in the Wood-aged...

Posted: 28 minutes ago

The Dayton Beer Company has captured gold medals for two of its beers in a national beer competition. In the 2018 Beer Army Beer Wars commercial beer competition, Dayton Beer Company’s Upright Smoked Vienna Lager took the gold medal in the category of Rauchbier, and its Beast of Tadmor Village scored gold in the Wood-aged...
JUST IN: Iconic Dayton restaurant is now on the auction block
 One of the Dayton area’s most well-known restaurant properties is on the auction block.  The 8,200-square-foot restaurant and bar, on a one-acre tract at 5202 N. Main St. in Harrison Twp., housed The Barnsider restaurant for more than four decades until that iconic restaurant shut down and was sold in May 2016. Liquid Sports Club...

Posted: 16 hours ago

One of the Dayton area’s most well-known restaurant properties is on the auction block.  The 8,200-square-foot restaurant and bar, on a one-acre tract at 5202 N. Main St. in Harrison Twp., housed The Barnsider restaurant for more than four decades until that iconic restaurant shut down and was sold in May 2016. Liquid Sports Club...
JUST IN: Brown Street restaurant closes temporarily
 A restaurant along the busy Brown Street corridor near the University of Dayton has shut down temporarily for renovations and a transition to new ownership. The owner of The Gyro Room at 1124 Brown St. has sold the business to the Gyro Palace, which operates a restaurant at 57 S. Springboro Pike in Miamisburg at the corner of Ohio 725...

Posted: a day ago

A restaurant along the busy Brown Street corridor near the University of Dayton has shut down temporarily for renovations and a transition to new ownership. The owner of The Gyro Room at 1124 Brown St. has sold the business to the Gyro Palace, which operates a restaurant at 57 S. Springboro Pike in Miamisburg at the corner of Ohio 725...
JUST IN: New Caribbean restaurant in the works in Yellow Springs
 The owner of the Sunrise Cafe in Yellow Springs will open a second restaurant with a separate name and concept in the village in the coming weeks. Renovations are underway at 1535 Xenia Ave. for the Calypso Grill and Smokehouse, serving primarily Caribbean food, according to Sunrise Cafe owner and Calypso Grill founder Brian Rainey...

Posted: a day ago

The owner of the Sunrise Cafe in Yellow Springs will open a second restaurant with a separate name and concept in the village in the coming weeks. Renovations are underway at 1535 Xenia Ave. for the Calypso Grill and Smokehouse, serving primarily Caribbean food, according to Sunrise Cafe owner and Calypso Grill founder Brian Rainey...
Restaurant owner gearing up to open new eatery after closing another
 Lawren Williams is putting the finishing touches on a new restaurant a month after shutting down another eatery he had operated for nearly a decade. Williams is shooting for a mid-February opening for Lefty’s Eats & Espresso, his new restaurant and coffee shop that will be located at 2 W. Main St. in Fairborn. Two days before Christmas...

Posted: 3 days ago

Lawren Williams is putting the finishing touches on a new restaurant a month after shutting down another eatery he had operated for nearly a decade. Williams is shooting for a mid-February opening for Lefty’s Eats & Espresso, his new restaurant and coffee shop that will be located at 2 W. Main St. in Fairborn. Two days before Christmas...
JUST IN: Local chef to open new restaurant in 2nd Street Market
 The Five Rivers MetroParks 2nd Street Market is adding a new restaurant vendor who has helped develop dishes at some of Dayton’s best-known restaurants. Invoke, founded by brothers Lester and Larry Gates, will open in early February in the market space that previously housed Arepas Colombian Comfort Food, which closed its market eatery...

Posted: 4 days ago

The Five Rivers MetroParks 2nd Street Market is adding a new restaurant vendor who has helped develop dishes at some of Dayton’s best-known restaurants. Invoke, founded by brothers Lester and Larry Gates, will open in early February in the market space that previously housed Arepas Colombian Comfort Food, which closed its market eatery...
NEW DETAILS: What happens next to Tipp o’ the Town restaurant site?
 The Tipp o’ the Town Family Restaurant property at 1150 W. Main St. in Tipp City has been purchased, and the new owners intend to demolish the existing structure and build a new eatery. But it won’t be called Tipp o’ the Town. Instead, it will be called “Taco Bell.” Paul Laubier, owner of Tipp o’ the Town...

Posted: 5 days ago

The Tipp o’ the Town Family Restaurant property at 1150 W. Main St. in Tipp City has been purchased, and the new owners intend to demolish the existing structure and build a new eatery. But it won’t be called Tipp o’ the Town. Instead, it will be called “Taco Bell.” Paul Laubier, owner of Tipp o’ the Town...
Grand opening today for Fairborn’s new ‘kitchen incubator’
 Fairborn city officials are poised to unveil their new Spark Gluten-Free kitchen incubator. Spark Gluten-Free will host a grand opening from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 in the temporary Spark office at 311 Main St. in downtown Fairborn. ALSO NEW THIS WEEK: Dunkin’ Donuts confirms it’s coming to Fairborn The kitchen incubator...

Posted: 5 days ago

Fairborn city officials are poised to unveil their new Spark Gluten-Free kitchen incubator. Spark Gluten-Free will host a grand opening from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 in the temporary Spark office at 311 Main St. in downtown Fairborn. ALSO NEW THIS WEEK: Dunkin’ Donuts confirms it’s coming to Fairborn The kitchen incubator...
1st choice for Raising Cane’s Beavercreek restaurant in peril
 The initial site selected for a new Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers restaurant in Beavercreek has fallen through after more than a year, according to a city official who is still hoping to find another suitable location for the restaurant chain. However, the project’s developer, Michael D. Lofino Jr., said today, Jan. 17, that...

Posted: 6 days ago

The initial site selected for a new Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers restaurant in Beavercreek has fallen through after more than a year, according to a city official who is still hoping to find another suitable location for the restaurant chain. However, the project’s developer, Michael D. Lofino Jr., said today, Jan. 17, that...
JUST IN: Popeyes opens 4th Dayton-area restaurant; 5th on the way
 The Dayton area’s newest Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen has opened its doors, and another is coming later this year as the region’s fried-chicken restaurant competition continues to intensify. Popeyes opened its Springboro location at 829 W. Central Ave. on Tuesday, franchise owner Pat Gilligan told this news outlet. The restaurant...

Posted: 6 days ago

The Dayton area’s newest Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen has opened its doors, and another is coming later this year as the region’s fried-chicken restaurant competition continues to intensify. Popeyes opened its Springboro location at 829 W. Central Ave. on Tuesday, franchise owner Pat Gilligan told this news outlet. The restaurant...