Jan. 6—The end of 2021 saw exciting openings and announcements in the Dayton area restaurant and foodie scene.
In fact, December featured two new chicken spots — one local and the other a regional chain restaurant. December also brought news of five new restaurants in the works although concrete opening dates for most have yet to be announced.
Hunny Bee’s Crispy Fried
Hunny Bee’s Crispy Fried is a new chicken fingers, fries and milkshake fast-casual restaurant and drive-thru that opened Dec. 2 at 1200 Brown St. Suite 100 next to the University of Dayton campus. It’s open daily from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Hunny Bee’s menu is straightforward — crispy fried chicken fingers, “hot fries,” buttery toast and cold milkshakes.
“It’s intentionally super simple because we want to just focus on a few things and do it really well,” said Joe Niehaus, co-founder and general manager. “Everyone loves