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Posted by Katie Chanez | Jun 20, 2017

After opening May 31 in the former Pita Pit location (113 Iowa Ave), PiZan Pizza has been cranking out custom-made wood-fired pizzas. The restaurant will be serving up pizzas for...

Posted by Ari Ariel | Jun 20, 2017

Food and identity are inextricably linked. This is both cliché and absolutely true. It is not surprising then that people get angry when others appropriate the foods that they identify...

Posted by Helaina Thompson | Jun 20, 2017

Before the table is set and the salad is tossed, dinner with the Graf-Sherburne family begins with a bicycle ride -- training wheels optional.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 14, 2017

Go walking in a wiener wonderland this weekend (both sausage and canine) at the third annual Amana Colonies Wurst Festival, which introduces a new attraction this year: the Dachshund Derby....

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 7, 2017

Brewlab in Iowa City will close its doors tomorrow, June 8, at midnight. Until then, fill your growler for $7 or have a pint for $3 and say goodbye to...

Posted by Paul Osgerby | Jun 7, 2017

Seoul Grill is extending their hours of operation. The previously lunch-only Korean restaurant will now stay open from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, and from 11:30 a.m....

Posted by Helaina Thompson | Jun 6, 2017

Cadry Nelson’s dinner table is not centered in the middle of her dining room. Instead it’s pushed to one side, so the head of the table meets a window where...

Posted by Frankie Schneckloth | Jun 6, 2017

Ice cream: a quintessential summertime treat. Give one of these shakes a go and you’ve got yourself the perfect way to main-line an icy treat on a hot summer’s day.

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 2, 2017

The owners of Mami's Authentic will close their current Iowa City location and open a new restaurant, Estella's, sometime in late August or early September. The new Mexican food joint...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Jun 2, 2017

Fuji Japanese Steakhouse, a restaurant on the westside of Iowa City specializing in sushi and hibachi, will soon be closing, owner Kyle Chen said.

Posted by Drew Bulman | May 31, 2017

Craving a slice? PiZan Pizza opened today in downtown Iowa City in the space formerly occupied by Pita Pit (113 Iowa Ave.). The owner of the new shop is local...

Posted by Frankie Schneckloth | May 31, 2017

Chef David Wieseneck of Motley Cow Café will have a new gig after the Northside establishment closes its doors on June 17. Carolyn Brown, Jerry Zimmerman and Roc Kemmerer, owners...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | May 26, 2017

Sonny's Northside Tap owners Cassie and Tracy Barkalow purchased the 208 N Linn St space next door, formerly occupied by Taste of China. They plan to expand Sonny's into that...

Posted by Helaina Thompson | May 16, 2017

“Finally” seems to be the most frequently expressed response to the recent opening of Nile, an Ethiopian restaurant just off the Coralville strip. Finally Iowa City transplants who once hailed...

Posted by Courtenay Bouvier | May 10, 2017

On Sunday, May 14, RadTour LLC will host the Cedar Rapids RadTour Bike Ride (formerly known as Culinary Ride), a 52-mile bicycle tour and celebration of farms, food and fermentation.

Posted by Matthew Steele | May 9, 2017

We’re filing this under “might happen,” not “is happening,” but several sources close enough to the situation to be considered reliable are all nodding their heads yes: the new restaurant...