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Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 25, 2017

Husband and wife team Lesley and Brian Triplett bring various international versions of the comfort food, along with other street food items, to the Iowa City restaurant scene. The restaurant...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 24, 2017

Downtown Iowa City institution Atlas Restaurant and Bar (127 Iowa Ave) will change hands in early April, joining a restaurant group that includes numerous businesses in the Iowa City area....

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 17, 2017

Local restaurateur Derek Perez's new venture, Billy's High Hat Diner, opened today, March 17 in the space formerly occupied by Augusta (630 Iowa Avenue). Ryan Whiting, Perez's right-hand man at...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 14, 2017

For Mission Creek Festival 2017, Motley Cow presents a one-of-a-kind dining experience. The dinner will incorporate music, dance and a sci-fi storyline to explore philosophical questions about class struggle, the...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Feb 28, 2017

Chef Matt Steigerwald and owner Katie Goering bring a restaurant, cider-tasting room and event space to Wilson’s Orchard this spring with the opening of Rapid Creek Cidery. The cidery is...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Feb 28, 2017

Photo courtesy of Quarter Barrel Quarter Barrel Arcade & Brewery 616 2nd Ave SE, Cedar Rapids thequarterbarrel.com As someone who was born in the eighties, came of age in the...

Posted by K. Michael Moore | Feb 14, 2017

BeerBurger offers much more than its name implies -- including traditional and "Bam-Boozled" shakes and floats. I love a restaurant that doesn’t need a gimmick: one where the food is...

Posted by Ari Ariel | Jan 31, 2017

Your Valentine’s Day dinner should be easy and indulgent. This one-pot recipe is both. Port wine and hint of cardamom and cinnamon makes this simple braise feel luxurious. It will...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Jan 31, 2017

Photo by Zak Neumann The “chew” in the beer of the month -- Confluence’s ChewBOCKa -- is the unintended but delicious result of a common brewing complication. One of the...

Posted by Kelli Ebensberger | Jan 17, 2017

Photo by Kelli Ebensberger There is an evident void in local cuisine: While there are quite a few great barbeque joints in town, the selection is far more limited when...

Posted by Ari Ariel | Dec 6, 2016

Millions of Muslims, Christians and Jews will be observing holidays this month. Mawlid an-Nabi, the holiday commemorating the Prophet Muhammad’s birthday, is on Dec. 11, and Hanukkah, the Jewish festival...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Dec 6, 2016

Illustration by Blair Gauntt It’s cold -- or at least it’s supposed to be cold in December. Regardless, it’s not an ideal time of the year for citrusy and tropical...

Posted by Lauren Shotwell | Nov 30, 2016

El Mayor Anejo Barrel Select Tequila 1st Pour Celebration El Patrón -- Friday, Dec. 2 at 5 p.m. Barrel Select El Mayor Añejo Tequila -- photo by Zak Neumann Iowa...

Free Lunch Program. photo by Zak Neumann
Posted by Eleanore Taft | Nov 15, 2016

Sandwiches are prepared for the Free Lunch Program at 1105 S. Gilbert Ct. kitchen--photo by Zak Neumann Gathering with others to share a traditional meal is at the heart of...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Nov 1, 2016

Photo via Surly Brewing Co November is the perfect time to drink brown ale. The style’s toasty notes befit the dropping temperatures, shortening days, bare tree branches and, of course,...

Posted by Josie Neumann | Nov 1, 2016

A turducken consists of a chicken stuffed in a duck stuffed in a turkey and often features traditional autumnal sides, like stuffing or sweet potatoes, between the poultry. -- photo...