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Summer in Fort Wayne

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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True Smoked Flavor at the Blue Stack Smokehouse

For weeks, I kept seeing all these "likes" on Facebook for a place called Blue Stack Smokehouse. I had no idea what it was until my husband came home and preceded to tell me this story about a guy he knows and how he’s going to open this restaurant where he smokes all of his own meats. I knew…

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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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