Abner’s

Abner’s sits in the seediest part of East Third in Dayton. Off the beaten path but shouldn’t be ignored. Sitting on the south side of East Third Abner’s is a local’s greasy spoon. A few highlights. Breakfast all day. Great prices. Friendly wait staff, one girl working the small counter and the 8 booths. Any…

Bourbon St. Grille

There are few places to get a great burger downtown. This is one of those places. Perhaps the best burger shy of heading to a steakhouse in or near downtown Dayton. A favorite of the court crowds, lawyers and blue collar alike wait in line for the great bourbon chicken, burgers, beans and rice and…

East 5th Grill and Carryout

What a dive. A great,  hole in the wall  tucked out of the way, place. I didn’t get the coffee greeting that attracted me to this classic dive diner. With a u-turn after the rail road tracks, I parked next door and left my sportcoat on the seat. I bellied up to the counter, close…

The Hasty Tasty Pancake House

Known to the locals as Bunny’s this East Dayton spot is a diamond in the rough. Located on Linden Ave between  Smithville  and Woodman.  Bunny’s is an East Dayton staple. Breakfast anytime and great lunch plates too. I have never been there after 2:00 p.m. to attest to the dinner menu. I have heard that…

New Foodie Blog

Hat tip to Esrati for the link to Diving through Dayton. A great foodie site for those of us who love the out of the way spots here in town. Great reviews, great sense of humor and hopefully a new place to lunch. Link is in the blogroll. Or here. Diving Through Dayton

Brunch Club

The sign outside the Brunch Club, Patterson and Main Dayton, says it is the number one breakfast spot in Dayton. That is a misnomer. Who else serves breakfast in the city besides the Racquet Club? Being the only spot is not the same as being the best spot. Having been there at least 1/2 dozen…