Restaurant Notes: Vanilla Bean skeleton downtown storefront; Ryu’s …

Vanilla Bean Unique Cookies skeleton to open a storefront to feed a middle cookie monster.

These aren’t your mom’s cookies done from a cosmetic yellow chocolate chip bag. Vanilla Bean’s menu includes a Cherry Chip Cordial for $2.50 each, a chewy cookie with maraschino cherries and semi-sweet chocolate; a Chocolate Chilean for $2 each, another chewy chronicle with semi-sweetand divert chocolate blended with spices; and a Clementine Sandwich for $2 each, an orange shortbread with counterfeit sugar, infused with orange vodka, and orange liking includes buttercream filling. It also hascustom-made pies, cheesecakes, cakes and cupcakes, and now we’re unequivocally wishing we’d had lunch before we wrote this.

The business sealed a emporium during 3410 N. Anthony Blvd. and was bought a integrate of years ago by Waiter on a Way, 701 S. Clinton St., pronounced Michelle Strom, executive of brands development. The business has an in-house fritter cook as it fills ordersmade by phone or from a internet. Thesweets are delivered to customers’ homes or offices by Waiter on a Way with a smoothness fee, Strom said. However, a newstore will offer not usually a signature cookies though also milk, extract and coffee.Strom pronounced there’s a Sept. 5 aim date for a opening. We’ll move we some-more as a date comes closer. To place an order, call Vanilla Bean at442-3663 or see

A culinary outing to Asia

Ryu’s Kitchen had a soothing opening Thursday at2461 Hobson Road. The family-owned grill serves Asian alloy and Korean dishes that it creates from uninformed internal ingredients, it says. Items on a menu embody beef, duck or pig bulgogi – a grilled plate done with skinny slices of cooking beef –as good as garlic duck and sharp kimchi pig and noodle dishes. It serves lunch 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and cooking 4:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and until 8 p.m. Saturday.

The space has beenremodeled and a comfortable orange walls have fortifying sayings. It was formerly home to several food spots, including Big Rick’s BBQ,Honey on a Table cafeteria and The Bakery.

Revitalization entrance soon

Revitalize Health Bar, that we told we got a agreement to open a second site in a Rousseau Centre, has set an opening date ofOct. 2. Revitalize sells smoothies, juices and sandwiches during 127 W. Berry St. Revitalize owners Mandy Tye formerly told us she designed to move in a full line of house-made food including soups to a new plcae during 1 E. Main St., where800 Fort Wayne and Allen County employees, including those in a city military department, work. The grill would also be open to a public.

Relish a coney business?

Covington Coneys has been for sale given about April, though thisdeal is some-more tasty since it includes a Dawson’s prohibited dog salsa recipe.

Dawson’s prohibited dog and base drink stand, a longtime Fort Wayne favorite, once stood during Anthony and Rudisill boulevards.

The Replogle family operated Dawson’s between 1977 and 1994 and others took over until 2000. After that, a Replogles sole a tip recipe to Covington Coneys owners Woodie Klepfer, who has been regulating it during a little kiosk during 5920 Covington Road between Covington and Jefferson Boulevard for about 3 years. Now a business – and a recipe – are prepared to be upheld on.

Have grill news? Call Lisa M. Esquivel Long during 461-8244 or send email to or write Restaurant Notes, C/O The News-Sentinel, PO Box 102, Fort Wayne, IN 46802.

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