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Rap musician Tupac Shakur shown in this 1993 photo.  (AP Photo)

Restaurant’s hip-hop tribute menu called racist, offensive

East Coast and West coast hip-hop fans are outraged over a proposed special menu at a popular Washington, D.C. restaurant. In February, Graffiato is hosting an East Coast vs. West Coast Biggie & Tupac Tribute Dinner. According to the Washington City Paper, the proposed menu was posted on the restaurant’s ...

Can custom burgers reverse McDonald's sales slide?

On Monday, McDonald's announced a plan to let customers build their own burgers at some of its locations as part of a fight against declining sales. The "Create Your Taste" program will come to 2,000 locations next year. Customers will be allowed to pick every ingredient that goes on a burger ...

La Fiesta has opened its second Dayton-area location at 8331 N. Main St. (Ohio 48) in the Randolph Plaza in Clayton.

Mexican chain opens 2nd Dayton-area restaurant

The Randolph Plaza has a new 150-seat restaurant, thanks in part to its neighbors. La Fiesta, which has operated a Mexican restaurant in Troy for 15 years, has opened its second Dayton-area location at 8331 N. Main St. (Ohio 48) in the Randolph Plaza in Clayton. The restaurant space previously ...

New restaurant coming to former Ponderosa

A new restaurant to be called Airway Kitchen — owned by the same family that operates the Starlite Diner in Dayton — is in the works for the former Ponderosa steakhouse building at 4918 Airway Road in the Airway Shopping Center.Hasan Kilic, Starlite Diner’s owner, said he anticipates signing a ...

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Communitea Cafe in Belmont. (Submitted photo)

New cafe and tea room opens in Belmont

A cafe and tea shop called Communitea Cafe has opened at 100 Watervliet Ave. in the Belmont neighborhood of Dayton.The cafe is owned and operated by Dawn Thomas, a Dayton resident and 1975 graduate of Belmont High School.Communitea seats 30 in a building that originally housed a neighborhood grocery store, ...

The new bar at Roost Modern Italian. SUBMITTED PHOTO

Oregon District restaurant opens newly expanded bar

Roost Modern Italian, at 524 E. Fifth St. in the Oregon District, this week opened its newly expanded bar that is part of a $375,000-plus renovation and expansion project, owner Dana Downs said this morning.The addition to the building boosted seating at the bar from six to 28, and also ...

Tank’s grilled cheese on Texas Toast with cheddar ($4.99), served with wavy chips and a side of Tank’s delightful homemade French onion dip (extra $1 for the dip). MICHELLE FONG/STAFF

A bowl of delicious comfort at Tank’s

It was Black Friday. The shoppers were out canvassing the Miami Valley for mega-deals (or at home fast asleep after shopping all evening Thanksgiving Day). We were hard at work that day, and come lunchtime, we were on a mission to find some comfort food to extend our Thanksgiving food ...

Wendy’s on Far Hills shuts down abruptly

The Wendy’s restaurant at 5901 Far Hills Ave. in Washington Twp. shut down abruptly before Thanksgiving.A man who said he was the franchise owner of the restaurant declined to comment on any aspect of the closing this morning in a brief conversation at the restaurant site, where he was meeting ...

After 40 years, Burger King brings back the Yumbo

The Yumbo was introduced in 1968 by Burger King and lasted eight years on the menu. The large ham-and cheese was a favorite of many who grumbled when it went away. Fueled by requests from those who missed it, the company will bring the sandwich back on a limited-time basis. ...

New restaurant focuses on southern comfort food

The Soular Flare Bistro has opened at 131 Cincinnati Ave. in Xenia, with a focus on Southern-inspired comfort food.The restaurant seats 38 and has 11 employees, according to Soular Flare Bistro founder Matthew Thomas of Fairborn.Thomas said he grew up watching his grandmother and grandfather cook and has been involved ...

Two restaurant chains submit plans for Mall at Fairfield Commons sites

Two restaurant chains that chose Austin Landing for their first Dayton-area locations have filed plans with the city of Beavercreek to open in newly created restaurant space at the Mall at Fairfield Commons.Chuy’s, an Austin, Texas-based Tex-Mex chain, and Huntington Beach, California-based BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse have filed plans for ...

This Jersey Mike’s restaurant is scheduled to host a grand opening Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 1512 Miamisburg-Centerville Road in Washington Twp. MARK FISHER/STAFF

New sub shop opens tomorrow in Washington Twp.

Today’s opening of a Jersey Mike’s Subs shop in Washington Twp. marks the latest salvo in an intensifying battle for the Dayton area’s submarine-and-sandwich shop market.The newest sub shop at 1512 Miamisburg-Centerville Road is the third Dayton-area location for Jersey Mike’s, and Ted Tolliver, the New Jersey-based chain’s franchise owner ...

New restaurant to open for holiday parties

The chef-owner of the new fine-dining restaurant called Nibbles says she plans to open in December for private holiday parties, then open to the public in January. Maria Walusis of Springboro, who has operated a catering business called Nibbles Culinary Entertainment for more than four years, will host holiday parties ...

The Kettering Grill and Cafe has opened in space that had been vacant since the Bar-B-Q Hut closed in October 2011. MARK FISHER/STAFF

New restaurant now open in Kettering

The Kettering Grill and Cafe has opened at 3800 Wilmington Pike, in a restaurant space that had been vacant for more than three years.The new restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner, and is open seven days a week.The building previously housed the Bar-B-Q Hut, a mainstay in Kettering for 25 ...

New Fricker’s coming to Ohio 741 near Dayton Mall

Fricker’s will open a new restaurant in the former Lone Star Steakhouse space at 251 N. Springboro Pike (Ohio 741) near the Dayton Mall in Miamisburg next spring, a spokesman for the Miamisburg- based restaurant chain said this afternoon. The new restaurant will employ more than 100, according to Jim ...

This Another Broken Egg breakfast and lunch restaurant opened this morning at Austin Landing in Miami Twp. MARK FISHER/STAFF

Opening day today for Austin Landing restaurant

The region’s first Another Broken Egg Cafe opened this morning, Monday Nov. 10, at 3450 Rigby Road in the Austin Landing development.The 3,457-square-foot breakfast, lunch and weekend brunch restaurant seats 120 inside and employs 25 to 35.Franchisee and area developer Mike Craddick of Centerville has said his development agreement with ...

Margaritas are $6.75 at Salsas. (Staff photo by Amelia Robinson)

Mexican buffet brings the flavor and the Salsas

With options that range from taquitos to tamales to tacos to refried beans to pozole rojo (a zesty pork and hominy soup), it is impossible for a Mexican food lover not to find something to eat from the buffet Salsas Mexican Restaurant.In fact, it is more likely that you will ...

McAlister's Deli only offers many different sandwiches like the Club seen here.

New Beavercreek deli to host grand opening

The first Dayton-area McAlister’s Deli will host its grand opening on Nov. 17 at 3310 Pentagon Boulevard in Beavercreek, Sarah Young, marketing specialist for the deli’s franchise owners, said this morning.The new Beavercreek restaurant, near the North Fairfield Road-I-675 interchange, will occupy 4,500 square feet of an existing retail center ...

Elder-Beerman will consolidate its two existing stores at the Mall at Fairfield Commons in Beavercreek and will eliminate the furniture gallery as part of the consolidation, officials with Bon-Ton Stores, parent company of Elder Beerman, announced. This store on the east side of the mall will close and be demolished.

4 new restaurants eyeing Mall at Fairfield Commons

The Mall at Fairfield Commons has obtained four signed letters of intent from restaurants seeking to build new eateries in space that will be created by the demolition of a former Elder-Beerman store, the mall’s general manager, Bruce Goldsberry, said this morning.The Beavercreek Planning Commission is scheduled to vote Wednesday ...

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