Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Category - Best of Downtown Dining

Posted on May 18, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Dezaray B.

The Best Nachos in Fort Wayne, Indiana

"Life is like a nacho. It can be yummy-crunchy or squishy-yucky. It just depends on how long it takes for you to start eating it," John Updike said. While this may or may not be true, Fort Wayne, Indiana is home to some of the most delicious nachos.

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Posted on May 03, 2018 at 12:00:00 pm by Renee M.

Keeping Fort Wayne Energized: Downtown Coffee Shops

Whether you are in town for a convention at the Grand Wayne Center, discovering your roots at the Allen County Public Library or if you are a leisure traveler enjoying some time away; you still need a good cup o’ joe to get your morning started!

While locating all the coffee and breakfast

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Posted on March 27, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Lauren C.

A Quick Lunch in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Jam-packed days call for nourishment. But sometimes you don't have a lot of time to devote to a meal. No worries; Fort Wayne has several lunchtime favorites sure to appeal to hungry diners on the go. Here are a few of my favorites:

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Posted on March 23, 2018 at 12:00:00 am by Sara W.

Best Downtown Dining in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Eating in downtown Fort Wayne is a treat and there are plenty of options if you know where to find them. Tucked on side streets are small cafés, pizzerias, pub-style restaurants and fine dining. Here are Fort Wayne’s best downtown dining options.

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Posted on March 19, 2018 at 12:00:00 pm by Amber F.

Easter Brunch in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Easter is a time for celebrating and gathering with family and friends. Breaking bread together is an important part of any special occasion, and Fort Wayne has you covered. Many of our restaurants roll out the red carpet on Easter Sunday and offer special brunch menus. So, before the annual egg hunt, consider fueling up and enjoying quality time at one of these restaurants.

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Posted on March 12, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

Your Guide to Birthday Freebies in Fort Wayne, Indiana

When I moved to Fort Wayne a few years ago and my birthday rolled around, I naturally tried to find out what the local scene has to offer a birthday girl. And, for one of the few times in my life, the internet failed me. It turned out that no such guide existed for Fort Wayne. Why is that, I wondered? Are there no birthday freebies in this city? The answer to that question is a resounding no.

Fort Wayne local businesses are exceedingly generous. This city is an amazing place to spend a birthday when you know how much all the local businesses want to celebrate with you!

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Posted on March 07, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Shelby S.

St. Patrick's Day Pub Trail in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Although named for the Irish missionary, St. Patrick’s Day has become a massive celebration of all things Irish. And what’s more Irish than the color green, bagpipes and beer? These local Fort Wayne, Indiana pubs take all of those beautiful things and build celebrations of varying sizes, but beer is always involved.

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Posted on March 02, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

Music and More at In the Mix on Main - Fort Wayne, Indiana

I’m originally from Ann Arbor, MI, which is where I first encountered a cool organization called Opera on Tap. This nonprofit, which has chapters all over the world, brings opera singers into bars for evenings of tasteful alcohol-fueled arias. This format allows opera singers like me to perform what they want in casual settings, introducing new audiences to the art form in a cheeky, fun way.

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Posted on February 07, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Amber F.

Romantic Restaurants in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Are you planning a romantic getaway to Fort Wayne, Indiana? If so, you’ll likely be on the hunt for some romantic dining options.

Fort Wayne is home to a rich culinary scene, with plenty of trendy downtown spots popping up. If you’re looking for a cozy, intimate, and, perhaps dimly lit, place to cuddle up to your significant other and enjoy some quiet conversation, these places top my list.

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Posted on January 08, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Sarah D.

12 Breakfast Spots in Fort Wayne

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but can also be the most forgotten meal of the day. Luckily, Fort Wayne has many restaurants that offer breakfast and brunch for when you're near the Grand Wayne Convention Center, the Memorial Coliseum, and many of our sports facilities. 

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