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Downtown Dayton café renamed for new owner’s 7-year-old autistic daughter 
 His family was a driving force behind Lonnie Sholar’s decision to purchase the coffee shop and cafe that he had spent a couple of years managing in downtown Dayton. And his family also was the driving force behind Sholar’s decision to rename the business. The Ohio Coffee Co., on the first floor of the Fifth Third Center at...

Posted: 2 days ago

His family was a driving force behind Lonnie Sholar’s decision to purchase the coffee shop and cafe that he had spent a couple of years managing in downtown Dayton. And his family also was the driving force behind Sholar’s decision to rename the business. The Ohio Coffee Co., on the first floor of the Fifth Third Center at...
Pizza to Pacchia to Spinoza’s: Glen Brailey is our Daytonian of the Week
 Glen Brailey’s  restaurant-owning days date back to the mid-1980s, when he and former business partner Bill  Daniels founded Dayton’s Original Pizza Factory at the corner of Salem Avenue and Catalpa Drive. But his dough-spinning days go back even farther. Many thousands of pizzas (and salads and pastas and a few steaks) later...

Posted: 4 days ago

Glen Brailey’s restaurant-owning days date back to the mid-1980s, when he and former business partner Bill  Daniels founded Dayton’s Original Pizza Factory at the corner of Salem Avenue and Catalpa Drive. But his dough-spinning days go back even farther. Many thousands of pizzas (and salads and pastas and a few steaks) later...
EVICTED: The Greene wins $384K judgment against former restaurant 
 A judge has rebuffed an attempt by a former restaurant at The Greene Town Center to reduce or eliminate a judgment that it owes the retail center $384,000 in back rent, fees, and other obligations under the lease it signed prior to opening at 4394 Juniper Way on the eastern side of The Greene. Greene County Common Pleas Judge Michael...

Posted: 4 days ago

A judge has rebuffed an attempt by a former restaurant at The Greene Town Center to reduce or eliminate a judgment that it owes the retail center $384,000 in back rent, fees, and other obligations under the lease it signed prior to opening at 4394 Juniper Way on the eastern side of The Greene. Greene County Common Pleas Judge Michael...
JUST IN: Gourmet pretzel company founder to launch new ‘clean foods’ restaurant
 The founder of a locally owned gourmet pretzel company is gearing up to open a cafe-style restaurant that will focus on “clean foods” such as salads, juices and smoothies, along with a sandwich menu and baked goods. The build-out of “The Greene Canteen” is underway with plans to open by spring of 2019 at 134 Dayton...

Posted: 5 days ago

The founder of a locally owned gourmet pretzel company is gearing up to open a cafe-style restaurant that will focus on “clean foods” such as salads, juices and smoothies, along with a sandwich menu and baked goods. The build-out of “The Greene Canteen” is underway with plans to open by spring of 2019 at 134 Dayton...
NEW RESTAURANT: Jason’s Deli is eager to introduce itself to Dayton
 Jason's Deli, which operates a restaurant in Cincinnati and three in Columbus, is gearing up to open its first Dayton-area restaurant  in Beavercreek.  The Texas-based sandwich chain will be Giordano's Pizza’s neighbor at the site of a former Logan’s Roadhouse restaurant near the Mall at Fairfield Commons and Wright State...

Posted: 6 days ago

Jason's Deli, which operates a restaurant in Cincinnati and three in Columbus, is gearing up to open its first Dayton-area restaurant in Beavercreek.  The Texas-based sandwich chain will be Giordano's Pizza’s neighbor at the site of a former Logan’s Roadhouse restaurant near the Mall at Fairfield Commons and Wright State...
JUST IN: Qdoba Mexican Eats to relocate its restaurant on 725
 One Dayton-area location of the Qdoba Mexican Eats restaurant chain is moving on up. On up the street, that is. The fast-casual restaurant at 2008 Miamisburg-Centerville Road (Ohio 725) has signed a lease to relocate to 1524 Miamisburg-Centerville Road (Ohio 725) at Washington Village Drive in Miami Twp., according to Danielle Kuehnle...

Posted: 10 days ago

One Dayton-area location of the Qdoba Mexican Eats restaurant chain is moving on up. On up the street, that is. The fast-casual restaurant at 2008 Miamisburg-Centerville Road (Ohio 725) has signed a lease to relocate to 1524 Miamisburg-Centerville Road (Ohio 725) at Washington Village Drive in Miami Twp., according to Danielle Kuehnle...
Star City Brewing Company hosting 5 year anniversary events all this week
 A Dayton-area brewery is poised to celebrate its fifth anniversary in the coming days, and they’ve arranged to do so in style. Star City Brewing Company decided to spread out its five-year anniversary party over four days, which will encompass  special tappings,  free music and, yes, pie, from Wednesday, Nov. 14 through Saturday, Nov...

Posted: 11 days ago

A Dayton-area brewery is poised to celebrate its fifth anniversary in the coming days, and they’ve arranged to do so in style. Star City Brewing Company decided to spread out its five-year anniversary party over four days, which will encompass special tappings, free music and, yes, pie, from Wednesday, Nov. 14 through Saturday, Nov...