That comes after Mike’s Nashville Hot opened its first Dayton-area restaurant in the Austin Landing development in Miami Twp. (with plans for another coming soon) and Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers told this news outlet it will enter the Dayton market in the coming months with at least two.
In addition, Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is gearing up to more than double its footprint in the Dayton area as stalwarts Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken and KFC continue their presence in the area.
Mark Fisher, a 1981 graduate of Ohio State University and a 1976 graduate of Beavercreek High School, is a third-generation Dayton-area resident who has worked for the Dayton Daily News since 1983. He covered higher education and K-12 education accountability issues for nearly 20 years before taking over the food and dining beat in 2006.