There’s another dining option coming to Georgetown Square. Miyabi Sushi and Asian Cuisine is moving closer to opening at 6532 E. State Blvd. That’s the spot that housed Angel’s Cafe before that closed this spring.
A big, bright sign for the restaurant is in place. A closer look shows a couple of signs, including a “Now Hiring” notice on the door.
Food truck nights on the rise
Monday night is food truck night at the Impact Center, 3420 E. Paulding Road, every Monday from 5:30-8 p.m. through Aug. 21.
Monday also is food truck night at Lakeside Park, 1465 Vermont Ave., from 5-8 p.m.
While we are on the topic of food trucks, you can always keep track of your favorite online at fortwaynefoodtrucks.com. You can find an event calendar, a directory of trucks, and booking information.
One of my favorite features is the “food truck feeds” section. It’s a compilation of social media posts from assorted trucks practically as they happen.
Buddhist Temple offering Sri Lankan Buffet
Grab a sample of Sri Lankan culture during the Indiana Buddhist Temple’s Sri Lankan Buffet from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19.
The meal at the temple, 7528 Thompson Road in Monroeville, includes traditional dishes of fish, rice, lamb, and chicken. The secret however, is the blending of fruits, herbs, and spices.
Tickets are $15 for adults and $7 for children and are due Thursday, Aug. 17. For information, call (260) 447-5269 or email IndianaBuddhistVihara@gmail.com.
Drink ales while combating Cystic Fibrosis
Fort Wayne Festive-ALE is Saturday, Sept. 9, at Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.
Here is a chance to enjoy brews, wine, and sample stations from local restaurants. The event benefits the local chapter of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Social hour starts at 6 p.m.
Tickets are $75 and VIP access is $100. You can learn more at events.cff.org/fwf.
Owner of Ed Fox Fish Frys dies at 57
Ed Fox of Ed Fox Fish Frys, which were considered the gold standard of local food fundraisers, died on July 27 at the age of 57.
Using his expertise and products, sports leagues, church groups, and other non-profit groups raised many thousands of dollars.
Fifth Aldi ready to open up shop near Dupont
Aldi is adding a fifth store in Fort Wayne. The newest will be near Dupont Road on Dupont Oaks Boulevard near Panda Express.
Kaiser Food Center changes hands
After 62 years, Kaiser Food Center in Butler is no more after being sold and renamed Butler Food Center.
The Kaiser family handed over the keys this month. Jeff Kaiser and his sister, Debbie Hollbaugh, end three generations of Kaiser ownership.
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