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Merry and Bright

Merry & Bright

Black-Owned Restaurants in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne, Indiana is known as a "City of Restaurants" for a reason. Read on to discover some of the Black-owned restaurants, food trucks, breweries, bakeries, and markets in Fort Wayne. From barbecue to soul food, and everything in between, your taste buds will thank you…

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Dine and Save in Fort Wayne, Indiana

You don’t have to look hard to find a place to eat in Fort Wayne, Indiana.Loads of restaurants, diners, carry-out joints, pubs and other types of eateries operate in the city. Many of them are locally-owned. …

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BBQ Ribfest voted one of America's Best

Several years ago, I went to Fort Wayne’s BBQ Ribfest for the first time. I’m a big fan of BBQ ribs, especially the fall-off-the-bone kind, and I wanted to try some sweet and spicy ribs that I didn’t have to slow roast myself. Tender and delicious, I enjoyed the ribs on a picnic table while enjoying…

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Get your BBQ on in the Summit City

There's something about summer that seems to evoke a craving for BBQ. Luckily for those who are crazy for this all-American fare, there are several local places to get your fix. Here are a few to start: Shigs In Pit: "Shigs" offers a wide variety of smoked meats and outstanding side dishes…

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Blue Stack Smokehouse: Smoky Meats, Local Eats

It’s been said that there are no atheists in foxholes. I wonder, then, if it’s true that there are no vegetarians in smokehouses. I think from time to time about becoming a vegetarian, I really do, but my lack of any real food-related willpower always seems to get in the way (and I have the…

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Shigs in Pit: Restaurant and Catering

Ok, I admit I had trouble pronouncing the name of one of Fort Wayne’s newest barbecue restaurants correctly. It took me three tries to get the words out. Hint: It helps to say it distinctly: SHIGS IN PIT. With such an interesting name my husband and I had to stop by this place on a…

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15th Annual BBQ Ribfest a Tasty Crowd-pleaser

It's time to belly up to the table and put on your rib-eating face for the 15th Annual BBQ Ribfest in downtown Fort Wayne! This event is a local favorite, serving up a variety of mouth-watering BBQ with the taste of home-cookin', June 14 through 17 at Headwaters Park. Whether you enjoy spicy…

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