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8 places that Alton Brown SHOULD have gone while he was in Dayton

Dayton really cares about its food. 

And based on his tweets, ’grams and Facebook posts, it seems like Alton Brown -- who was in town for a show at the Schuster Center -- does, too. 

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Alton Brown was in Dayton, Ohio for a show at the Schuster Center. PHOTO / @altonbrown Instagram

Brown whipped up a social flurry after posting photos of himself at Press Coffee Bar and Bill’s Donuts, asking people to share their favorite food spots. 

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They didn’t disappoint. Below you’ll find several suggestions from our readers on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. How many have you tried? 

From Beth Hennemyre on Facebook:

“All he needs is Nick’s in Xenia ... the best wings, burger the nick or a chick, the breaded veggies, everything there is amazing!”

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The Big Nick or Chick is one of Nick’s most popular dishes ($7.99 on the menu). It is pictured with mushrooms, the best side at the 2012 Kickin’ Chicken Wing Festival. (Staff photo by Ken-Yon Hardy)

From Susan Koogler on Facebook: 

“Christopher’s in Kettering for breakfast!”

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Grilled edamame and carrots over soba noodles at Christopher's Restaurant. CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Contributing Writer

From Bryon Black on Facebook:

“Dude, forget Bill’s Donuts. Jim’s in Vandalia is where it’s at.”

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From Denean Meyer on Facebook:

“Maid Rite in Greenville, Ohio! Jim’s Donuts in Vandalia!”

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Photo courtesy of The Maid-Rite Sandwich Shoppe Facebook.

From Dawn Powell Thomas on Facebook:

“He needs a homemade scone with jam and real clotted cream at Communitea!”

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Don't forget to save room for dessert! Communitea offers homemade desserts like this delicious traditional English scone.
Photo: Lauren Rinehart for

From Tinisha Shelton-Jones on Facebook:

“ Tony's Italian Kitchen has the best Italian food around!” 

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From Jerry Humston on Facebook:

“George’s Family Restaurant on North Dixie”

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From Jeanne Hignite on Facebook:

“Brixx’s donut burger is the best”

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Read hundreds more comments and suggestions on our Facebook post. What would you add to the list?