Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from October 2015

Posted on October 09, 2015 at 10:00:00 am by Sara W.

Salvatori's Exceeds Expectations for Italian Food Lovers


When I first went to Salvatori’s Italian Restaurant on the southwest side of Fort Wayne, I didn’t know much about their food. As someone who makes homemade calzones and pasta dishes, I was nervous: Would it live up to my expectations? Our meal started with a house salad and Italian

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Posted on October 08, 2015 at 3:01:00 am by Jodi D.

A Day in Fort Wayne Country

John Mellencamp once sang "Well I was born in a small town

And I can breathe in a small town." If you are like me and need an

escape from the city life, small towns are literally minutes away

from downtown Fort Wayne. From tall skyscrapers to

farm fields is a 30 minute or less drive. Want to

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Posted on October 07, 2015 at 3:01:00 am by Holley T.

Rise 'n Roll Bakery: Much More Than Donuts

Recently a Rise 'n Roll Bakery and Deli popped up in Southwest Fort Wayne. Even before I stepped foot in the door, I'd heard a lot of buzz about the amazing donuts they were cooking up. So, I decided to check it out for myself. I was in for a real surprise! Not only does Rise 'n Roll turn out

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If you're anything like me, you enjoy old things re-invented as something new. Such is the case for Fort Wayne's newest brew pub, Summit City Brewerks. As for the nostalgic aspect, the pub is located inside what was originally the American Fork and Hoe Company then later and more well known

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Matilda Jane Clothing began humbly ten years ago as the brainchild of founder Denise DeMarchis, a local mother of two boys looking to further expand her creative horizons with an "unpredictable clothing company" to keep little girls, little girls. Matilda Jane began right here in Fort Wayne

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Posted on October 05, 2015 at 3:01:00 am by Jodi D.

Outside the Mainstream: Food Places in Fort Wayne

Dirt roads and unusual places are my spots for great getaways! Truly, the roads less traveled lead to some of the best places to eat. Within Allen County (Fort Wayne is the county seat), there are some places only known by the true locals. These eateries are true hole-in-the-walls best known

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Posted on October 02, 2015 at 4:01:00 am by Jodi D.

Cinda B.

All women know the power of the purse? I do! Even though I rarely carry a purse, I often donate them to my clients' silent auctions! And I really love to provide to give purses and totes to family and friends as gifts for birthdays, holidays and special occasions. Giving a great gift makes me

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Posted on October 01, 2015 at 3:01:00 am by Sara W.

How to Spend ONE DAY in Fort Wayne!

Fort Wayne is a city that often gets overshadowed by its large neighboring sister cities, Indianapolis and Chicago. But those who live in Fort Wayne know our city has many wonderful events, restaurants and shows, plus some charming hidden gems that only the locals know about.

So when I was

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