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Restaurant news: Gourmet Colombian coffee now delivered to your doorstep

Cindy Larson
Cindy Larson
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And it looks like a Wings Etc. will swoop into Bluffton Road location in Waynedale.

Tuesday, October 08, 2013 12:01 am
Back in the day, people had milk delivered to their doorstep.As of Monday, if you live in the Fort Wayne area, you can get gourmet coffee delivered to your doorstep, either ground or whole bean, harvested in the Andes Mountains of Colombia and roasted and packaged here.

The service is the brainchild of Chef Eric Braun, who runs a personal culinary service in Fort Wayne called KneedaChef. The coffee is available in 12-ounce packages in dark/espresso, medium, light and decaf roast. It costs $14.95; the delivery charge is $2. You can order it online at http://tinyurl.com/pmv7x5u.There's a sign up in Waynedale at 6247 Bluffton Road, where Nino's Bar and Grill used to be, that a Wings Etc. is coming to that location.Sniff sniff. Zesto ice cream at the corner of Creighton Avenue and Broadway has closed for the season.Memorial Coliseum officials will have a ribbon-cutting ceremony and dedication for the new 200-level food courts and renovation at 2:30 p.m. Friday. The public is invited to an open house immediately after the ribbon-cutting through 4 p.m.The hospitality management students at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne will host a dinner series beginning Wednesday. The dinner series is open to the public. Each dinner will feature a menu designed, prepared, and served by the students, along with the guidance of John Knight, professor of hospitality management at IPFW.

This Wednesday's dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. at the Hilton Garden Inn, 8615 U.S. 24 W. The menu includes pumpkin soup with warm rolls and butter, a hand-tossed salad, sliced roasted pork loin with roasted red potatoes, steamed medley of vegetables, and for dessert, warm apple crisp with vanilla ice cream.

To order tickets, contact IPFW Division of Continuing Studies at 481-6619. Tickets are $30.

For a full schedule of the events and detailed list of menus, visit the dinner series website at http://tinyurl.com/qhbr7s4.

Something happening at your eatery? Call Cindy Larson at 461-8284, fax 461-8817, email clarson@news-sentinel.com or write Restaurant Notes, C/O The News-Sentinel, PO Box 102, Fort Wayne, IN 46801. This column is the opinion of the writer and does not necessarily reflect the views or opinion of The News-Sentinel. To read other columns, go to www.news-sentinel.com/section/LARSON.


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