The popular Oregon District restaurant will reopen this week

The restaurant was acquired in 2021 by Dallas, Texas-based restaurant management company The One Esca Group, which owns and manages more than $18 million in annual sales with 14 locations in Texas and Ohio. Spaghetti Warehouse in Dayton, Akron and Toledo; Corner kitchen in Dayton; and Mad for Chicken in Columbus are One Esca Group Ohio locations, while Texas locations include Blackfriar Pub, Sugarbacon, Dog Haus, Taste of Chicago, Mad For Chicken and Tequila Delicious.

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An Esca Group owner, Michael Kim, made the investment in the belief that downtown Dayton is experiencing a renaissance that he hopes will continue to make it a vibrant dining and entertainment destination for the area.

Dinner service will be offered Wednesday through Sunday with a late night bar menu available Friday and Saturday nights. Corner Kitchen will also launch its weekend brunch on Saturday and Sunday starting this weekend.

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What: Corner Kitchen grand reopening

When: Friday February 18

Or: 613 E 5th St., Dayton at the corner of Fifth St. and Wayne Ave. in the district of Oregon

More information: or 937-938-5244

Hours: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; 4pm to 10pm on Friday with bar and small plates served until midnight; 3pm to 10pm on Saturday with bar and small plates served until midnight; 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday; brunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays.

Reservations can be made through OpenTable

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