Calypso Pork Belly ($12.99) with Shrimp Pup-a-lickie ($7.49) and pigeon peas and rice ($8.99) in the background. CONTRIBUTED/ALEXIS LARSEN
Photo: Contributing Writer
Photo: Contributing Writer

5 restaurants bring their deliciousness to Winter Restaurant Week for the first time

Five local restaurants will participate for the first time in the Miami Valley Restaurant Association’s Winter Restaurant Week this year. 

Carillon Brewing Company, Calypso Grill and Smokehouse in Yellow Springs, View 162 Rooftop Restaurant in the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Tank’s Bar and Grill and Primanti Bros. are joining the foodie fun. 

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Restaurant Week is a chance for local restaurants to show off new dishes and offer the public a chance to see what they can do according to the association. The promotion runs Jan. 20–27. 

During the week, the typical restaurant offers a three-course meal for $20.19, $25.19 or $30.19. Check the Winter Restaurant Week site, Dine Out Dayton!, for details and menus. 

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Here’s a taste of what the new additions will be serving up: 

Carillon Brewing Company  will participate in Winter Restaurant Week for the first time. STAFF PHOTO
Photo: Jim Witmer

Carillon Brewing Company 

  • Appetizer: Bavarian soft pretzel, sauerkraut balls, beet and arugula salad or bier cheese soup. 
  • Entrée: Grilled Atlantic Salmon, herb roasted chicken or pork loin confit 
Calypso Grill and Smokehouse. CONTRIBUTED/ALEXIS LARSEN

Calypso Grill and Smokehouse 

  • Appetizer: Fried plantains, jerk chicken wings or empanadas. 
  • Entrée: Mojo pork, jerk chicken, pigeon peas and rice or Columbian shrimp with coconut rice and grilled plantains.
  • Dessert: Island Fudge rum cake, key lime pie or coconut rice pudding 


Photo: View 162

View 162 

Appetizer: Caprese salad and house salad 

Entrée: Not Your Mom’s Spaghetti & Meatballs, baby back ribs or Turf N Brew 

Dessert: Crème brulee or bread pudding 

Tank’s Bar and Grill is one of five restaurants participating in restaurant week for the first time. STAFF
Photo: Contributing Writer

Tanks Bar and Grill 

  • Appetizer: Tank’s 1-pound onion loaf, 1-pound battered veggies, cheese curds or a side salad. 
  • Entrée: Slow cooked beef brisket sandwich, shrimp alfredo, Tanks’ rotisserie style broasted chicken breast or the Black-N-Blue Decadent Tank Burger. 
  • Dessert: Chocolate covered cherry crème brulee or salted caramel glazed cheesecake 
Primanti Bros. in Beavercreek is celebrating its anniversary today and Saturday, April 14-15, with specials and a raffle drawing. RACHEL LANKA/STAFF
Photo: Staff Writer

Primanti Brothers 

  • Appetizer: breaded mozzarella wedges, spicy batter-dipped pub pickles, queso dip with house cooked chips or colossal hand-cut onion rings. 
  • Entrée: A sandwich piled high with choice of 13 meats 
  • Dessert: Brownie Sunday or Snickers pie