Baker Street's Chicken L'orange with gnocchi. Photography by Neal Bruns

Baker Street

Top-notch steakhouse plus great bar and welcoming service

Banh Mi Barista

Specialties: Vietnamese sandwiches, noodle bowls, pho and bubble teas


Specialties: Gourmet Hamburgers and sides

Mahi mahi fish tacos from Catablu Grill. Photography by Neal Bruns

Catablu Grille

Artistically prepared modern, fresh and flavourful casual fare.

Filet with grilled shrimp from Club Soda. Photography by Neal Bruns

Club Soda

Steaks, martinis and jazz in a sophisticated downtown setting.

Hideout 125

Specialties: Seasonal menu, craft cocktails

Oyster Bar Sashimi tuna appetizer

Oyster Bar

Serious food in a casual atmosphere with an expert staff



Behind the bar, the craft cocktail movement has a lot in common with the popularity of farm-to-fork — the freshest ingredients, exquisite craftsmanship and balanced flavors. And when it comes to raising a glass, Fort Wayne has lots of...

XX Marks the Spot

The year WAS 1999: The Cosmopolitan cocktail became a household name thanks to Carrie Bradshaw and the HBO show Sex and the City. Who Wants to be a Millionaire? premiered and Spongebob Square Pants debuted. The Matrix hit the silver screen and...

Picking Grapes

Together, Dan and Krista Stockman operate Cheers! Wine Consultants. They offer in-home wine-tasting parties and host larger wine gatherings and fundraisers. “We guide you through tastings, telling you about each wine — what makes it...


  Two of my interests —travel writing and exploring Fort Wayne — converged this past school year through a travel writing course I created at Homestead High School. In addition to reading and analyzing travel essays, students...