Downtown Dayton lunchtime eatery reopens

A downtown breakfast and lunchtime eatery has reopened after a fire closed its doors for eight months.

The Brunch Club, at 601 S. Main St., reopened Dec. 22 after the kitchen fire last April, reports our news partner WDTN-TV.

“It feels great actually,” said owner, Jim Vari. “It was a struggle but we got through it. We thought it was going to be a lot quicker than this but we’re here.”

The first weekend was very busy, Vari said.

“It’s almost like we never closed,” Vari said. “It’s kind of picked…