Elizabeth Wiley has plenty of kitchen experience — almost 35 years give or take.
She planted roots in the Miami Valley permanently in 1994 as a chef and opened her popular Meadowlark restaurant near the Dayton Mall in September of 2004.
The chef — Wiley to those who know her — has since moved to a much larger location on Far Hills Ave.
“Many of the dinner guests knew each other, greeting and hugging as they run into each other at what is obviously a neighborhood favorite. For that neighborhood, down the street from the Dayton Mall and next to a half a dozen chains, The Meadowlark lights and unobtrusively offers a warm, cheery respite from the bland, cold chain experience that surrounds it….”
“There are French fries, which we’ve all had, and then there are garlic frites – which only those of us lucky enough to dine at The Meadlowlark Restaurant have experienced….”