Savor the Flavors

Philly has the cheese steak, Chicago has the deep-dish pizza, and Dayton has its own signature tastes that run the gamut from chocolate, coffee, and adult beverages to burgers, chips, and Italian fare. 

Bellbrook Chocolate Shoppe
101 E. Alex-Bell Rd., Suite 144, Centerville
(937) 436-5066
Since 1984, Bellbrook Chocolate Shoppe has been offering customers the best handmade chocolates, fudge, shortbread cookies, and personalized gifts/favors.

Boston Stoker Coffee Company
10855 Engle Rd., Vandalia
(937) 890-6401
Over the years, Boston Stoker has become Dayton's premiere coffee brand with a full production schedule and a varied slate of fine coffees. The family-owned and -operated company roasts more than 150,000 pounds of coffee annually.

Buckeye Vodka
Handcrafted in the Miami Valley, Buckeye Vodka offers extraordinary quality at a reasonable price. Buckeye Vodka is distilled in the rolling southwestern hills of Ohio and boasts a clean, smooth taste that is perfect for mixing or enjoying by itself.

Dayton Nut Specialties
919 N. Main St., Dayton
(937) 223-3225
Dayton Nut Specialities is a family-owned business that manufactures the finest-quality nuts and candy in two facilities in Dayton and Springboro. Products are marketed under various brand names, including Dayton Nut, Friesingers, Candy Farm, and Riverdale Fine Foods.

Elsa's Mexican Restaurant: Bad Juan® Margarita
6318 Far Hills Ave., Dayton, (937) 439-3897
6204 A Wilmington Pike, Dayton, (937) 310-1373
The legendary Bad Juan® Margarita is served exclusively at Elsa’s Mexican Restaurants and Cantinas around town. Whether on the rocks or frozen, salt, or no salt, every Daytonian has a Bad Juan® story to share.

Esther Price Chocolates
1709 Wayne Ave., Dayton
(937) 253-2121
Esther Price developed her passion for candy making when she learned to make fudge in home economics class. Today, more than 80 years later, all Esther Price chocolates, with the signature gold box tied with red ribbon, come from a single location on Wayne Avenue in Dayton.

The Hamburger Wagon
12 E. Central Ave., Miamisburg
(937) 847-2442
The Hamburger Wagon has been serving great-tasting burgers to the Miami Valley area since 1913 when Sherman “Cocky” Porter, a Miamisburg resident, volunteered to provide hot, tasty hamburgers the victims Great Flood of 1913. After the floodwaters receded, Sherman Porter agreed to sell his secret-recipe burgers on Saturdays, and these tasty treats have been a Miamisburg institution ever since.

Mamma DiSalvo's Italian
1375 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering 
(937) 299-5831
Rinaldo and Elena DiSalvo opened Mamma DiSalvo's restaurant in 1979 and have been dishing out the finest made-from-scratch Italian meals ever since. They also offer daily specials, a great selection of Italian and domestic wines, and authentic Italian sauce. 

Marion's Piazza 
241 N. Main St., Centerville
(937) 433-3993
Marion’s Piazza has been serving award-winning pizzas, giant sandwiches, and other Italian specialties in a relaxing old-Italian-courtyard atmosphere for more than 50 years. Dine-in, carry-out, and special-event accommodations available.

Mikesells Potato Chips
333 Leo St., Dayton
(937) 228-9400
Mikesell's, a family-owned business for more than100 years, takes pride in producing delicious potato chips cooked in premium oil and making and distributing other quality snacks, including pretzels, a variety of dips, puffcorns, and popcorns.