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Dean Jackson

Dean Jackson

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The Liberty Monster Burger might take a couple sittings to finish.

Liberty Diner serving monstrous burger

Now I understand what Carly Rae Jepsen meant when she sang, “I wasn’t looking for this, but now you’re in my way” on her 2012 mega-hit “Call Me Maybe.” But […]
Acme by Full Circle has been greeted with open arms.

Resounding response for Acme’s return

He had a strong hunch. Dreamers always have a hankering to cut against the grain. And Tim Longardner had enough experience, a lot in the food service industry and as […]
Cebolla's Mexican Grill doesn't skimp on portion sizes.

Cebolla’s generous with price, portions

It’s been a Fort Wayne favorite for years. Cebolla’s Mexican Grill is a local restaurant group with many area locations, including Don Chava’s on North Wells Street. Last week, I […]
Bob's Restaurant in Woodburn will soon open as Willie's Cafe.

Willie’s replacing Bob’s in Woodburn

The name has changed, but much of what made Bob’s Restaurant in Woodburn an east Allen County staple for decades will be back as Willie’s Cafe II.  Kim Campbell, who […]
Lucky Turtle Grill has something for everyone.

Lucky Turtle Grill has something for everyone

It had been years since I even stepped inside Lucky Turtle Grill and Lucky Moose Lounge at 622 East Dupont Road near Pine Valley. To be honest, I’m not sure […]
You'll get your fill of seafood at Wild Crab Cajun Seafood.

Cajun spot is a real catch, I guarantee

This one was a setup, of sorts. My oft quoted 13-year-old is a tough customer, and seafood isn’t her jam. I told her we were going to a seafood place, […]
The Komets will open their home campaign Oct. 22.

Komets fans drawn to good hockey, promotions

Like a defenseman grinding out power-play minutes, last season didn’t go exactly as the Fort Wayne Komets had planned. Saddled with early COVID-19 precautions and restrictions, the organization made it […]
Churbusco diner Heroes is run by an Air Force veteran.

Churubusco diner honors service members

Traveling through Churubusco, you are likely to speed right past Heroes Family Bistro and Pub in the appropriately named Turtle Town Plaza on Indiana 33. A few years ago, after […]
Acme is getting a breath a fresh air and is expected to reopen this month.

Things are about to come Full Circle at Acme

A little TLC, a freshening up, and a lot of energy and enthusiasm have the Acme Bar and Grill on East State back on its feet, with a goal of opening […]

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