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Dayton OH: Corner Kitchen

The Oregon District is next to downtown Dayton. It reminds me a little of South Street in Philadelphia with its mixture of hip and slightly seedy establishments. Why is this neighborhood called Oregon? Beats me. And Dayton is in the Miami Valley. Go figure.

The cream of corn soup gave a nice balance of cream and corn.

I wasn’t sure how the stuffed eggplant would be prepared. It turned out to be a roasted eggplant with ratatouille, or at least the rest of the ratatouille ingredients minus the eggplant. It made a delicious combination.

This is my lemon buttermilk cake. My server suggested that I dive in and take a vertical scoop through the entire dish. That turned out to be an important suggestion that allowed me to get the lemon curd, cake, and whipped cream. The sweetness and acid balanced perfectly. And it wasn’t too big.

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