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Golden chefs advance to Beard semifinals

When chefs Aaron Butts and Sean Richardson opened The Golden in the Ash Skyline Plaza in 2016, they had a vision of a restaurant that brough ...

February 22, 2017 1:02 AM


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Getting fat: Menus add Mardi Gras items

The start of the year is typically a time when people are making resolutions and swearing off the delectable treats Krystal Vega makes for Z ...

February 15, 2017 1:02 AM


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New chef among Chappell's big changes

Chappell's has a new chef, plans renovation; Joseph Decuis chef exits for Main Street Bistro & Martini Lounge, and more restaurant news.

February 08, 2017 1:02 AM


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Potbelly banking on innovation to succeed

Potbelly Sandwich Shop will be opening on Coliseum Boulevard near Half Price Books in mid-April.

February 01, 2017 1:02 AM


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Main Street shakes up more than martinis

The New Year’s Eve party at Main Street Bistro and Martini Lounge was a night to be remembered. The champagne was flowing, food was se ...

January 25, 2017 1:02 AM


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Looking like Bar 145 is closed for good

Hire a new staff and reopen – that was the plan when Bar 145 abruptly closed this month. However, the fate of the restaurant might not ...

January 18, 2017 1:02 AM


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It's cookie time again for Girl Scouts

The first Girl Scout cookies didn’t roll off a factory line and they didn’t have fancy names like Samoa. (You say Caramel Delite ...

January 11, 2017 1:03 AM


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One fewer Friends as north spot has closed

Restaurateur Niko Hatzigeorgiou is the kind of guy who is hard to forget.

January 04, 2017 1:03 AM


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Restaurants offer New Year's specials

Area restaurants are offering ways to celebrate the New Year.

December 28, 2016 1:02 AM


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Most restaurants closed for Christmas

Christmas Eve is a big night for Liberty Diner, according to owner George Smyrniotis. The restaurant at Goshen Road and Coliseum Boulevard s ...

December 21, 2016 1:02 AM


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Longtime Chop's owners sell restaurant

The Pastors have sold the eatery, which opened about 25 years ago.

December 14, 2016 1:02 AM


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Brew-your-own-beer concept downtown

A new  brewery has entered the fray in Fort Wayne, but it’s not just hopping its IPAs and stouts.

December 06, 2016 10:03 PM


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Flexibility key when reserving a table now

Booked tables are no surprise to local restaurants.

November 30, 2016 1:01 AM


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Big Rick smoking BBQ at Acme Bar

It’s not just about creating meats with incredible flavors that take hours and hours to develop for the man who lives up to his nickna ...

November 23, 2016 1:02 AM


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Get orders in for Thanksgiving turkeys

Local butchers and restaurants are cooking up plenty of birds and other goodies for Thanksgiving.

November 16, 2016 10:02 AM