Oak & Alley to Open Second Restaurant in Former Great Wall Location

As if the language on the sign outside Great Wall’s location on Center St. in Warsaw wasn’t enough of an indicator, Oak & Alley will soon be moving into the recently closed restaurant. Previously thought to be vacating its current location in the alley behind Three Crowns Coffee on Buffalo St. in downtown Warsaw, Oak…

K County Quick Bites

There’s a lot going on in Kosciusko County’s food scene so I’m going to take this opportunity to switch up the format of this column. Previously focused on the upcoming week’s food-related events, I’ve chosen to feature a handful of longer (but still short) snippets. Events will still be featured but they’ll be more of…

K County Quick Bites – Fat and Skinny!

If you’re in the Warsaw/Winona Lake community, chances are you’ll see an invasion of bikes. That’s because the 15th annual Fat & Skinny Tire Fest is happening this weekend! Friday night activities will be happening in downtown Warsaw with the Saturday and Sunday events pretty much in Winona Lake. They usually have food trucks around…

Scenes From Inside the New and Improved Downtown

After a recent renovation that took a little longer than expected, Warsaw’s Downtown Eatery & Spirits, known to most as just “The Downtown” or “Downtown,” finally reopened its doors on March 26th. Featuring a cleaner and more upscale modern look, the new layout is dominated by the main bar. Located in roughly the same area…

K County Quick Bites – Brunch Hard For Mother’s Day

It’s all about brunches and the ladies who birthed us or raised us. Numerous Kosciusko County restaurants and bars are hosting Mother’s Day brunches including Rua, the Sleepy Owl and Barbee Hotel. Others may be as well so get a hold of your favorites if they’re not listed below. Skip One Ten, though – they’re…

K County Quick Bites – Cinco de Mayo!

Spring is finally here so most of the warm-weather events in Kosciusko County are starting to ramp up. This includes the opening of the Garden at Winona (delayed a week from its original opening date) and the outdoor Tiki Bar at the Channel Marker in Syracuse. Plus, the downtown farmers and artisans market kicks off…

K County Quick Bites

Looking for something to do in Kosciusko County this weekend or in the upcoming weeks? If it’s an event related to one of our local bars or restaurants, you’re in luck. I’ve compiled all the news I could find related to the aforementioned subject and plopped it all down in one handy spot for you.

Rise ‘n Roll’s Amish Crack Epidemic and Its Impact on the ‘Saw

I wasn’t sure what I was expecting when I first walked through the doors of the new Rise ‘n Roll Bakery store on the north side of Warsaw. The dealers responsible for the “Amish Crack” epidemic overtaking our region had decided that Warsaw, affectionately known as ‘the Saw to anyone who cares, would be its…

World Class Fort Wayne and the Bartenders Doing Their Thing

When I first read on social media that two bartenders currently working in Fort Wayne had made the US Midwest regionals (out of 12 for the whole region) for the World Class bartending competition put on by the United States Bartenders Guild (USBG), the significance wasn’t lost on me. Oh yeah, did I also mention…