Great places to eat and drink in Dayton OH

Quincy's Original Fish House cod on a bed of fries with 2 slices of bread.

Quincy’s Fish now open on W. Third Street

I’m lucky. I’ve been invited to the sneak peek, and stopped in on the quiet opening day. I’ve tried the Whiting, Perch and Cod- which is every fish on the menu, and I’m a fan. Now, full disclosure, I do work for Quincy’s- but, I’m going to make a confession- I don’t usually like fried Read More

Food Truck rally at Vet Town- Saturday Oct 12 Noon-5pm

VOB Ohio, of which I was one of the founders, is hosting an open house- with a special visit from the food trucks and the National Guard. VetTown is at 140 N. Keowee St at the corner of N. Keowee and Monument in the building that last held ISUS charter school- and for the old Read More

South Park, the mecca of pizza

Post updated 26 Apr 2017 I’ve been campaigning on the West side of Dayton a lot lately, and the concept of food desert has been setting in. I’ve tried to eat at locally owned places- Marilyn’s Grill on Gettysburg (now downtown at First and Main), Moe’s Fish and Chicken, the new Cheesesteak guy on W. Read More

Instant economic development: Food Truck Fridays

[Full disclosure, my firm The Next Wave has done work for Tonia and Joe Fish in the past. She spreads her work around, so there is no ongoing relationship.] Last night, there was a long line at the Zombie Dogz food truck, which was the first truck of food truck row, lined up in a Read More

Sa-Bai is bye-bye

Sa-Bai was another instance of the City of Dayton trying to play developer. The space, formerly Chins, then Chins and Elbos, then just Elbos, then empty- was leased to an operator out of Cincinnati at a bargain basement rate. They took a real long time opening. Of course, if you were Thai 9 right around Read More

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