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Posted by Helaina Thompson | Aug 15, 2017

Matt Van Maanen and Rob Lancaster are hosting dinner for the third night in a row this week in their Cedar Rapids home. Earlier in the week, the couple received...

Posted by Frankie Schneckloth | Aug 8, 2017

In June 2016, the former Bar’Ber Shop restaurant was forced to close its doors after the City of Coralville purchased its building as part of a citywide flood mitigation effort....

Posted by Emma McClatchey | Aug 4, 2017

North Liberty’s newest eatery is designed to suit bikers, businessmen and burger fans alike, with private dining spaces, an all-American menu and 160-seat patio with a bike repair station.

Posted by Helaina Thompson | Aug 1, 2017

Ask Judith Toïngar, 5, what she wants to be when she grows up, and she will reply, “A lot of things.” A police officer, a doctor, a nurse, a cashier...

Posted by Rachel Korach Howell | Aug 1, 2017

Somewhere, in a magical land between a Bloody Mary and a martini, exists Orchard Green’s Hot and Filthy. Simply vodka with hot pepper-infused olive juice, it breathes hope and positivity,...

Posted by Little Village | Jul 24, 2017

Share owners receiving Morning Glory Farm's Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) boxes have had a few extras thrown in this year. The CSA has teamed up with the Harvest Oil and...

Posted by Carly Matthew | Jul 11, 2017

Early morning is Bridget Fonseca’s favorite time of day — even if she and her partner Jake Kundert don’t get their coffee until after all the chores are done. At...

Posted by Helaina Thompson | Jul 11, 2017

When their mobile home began to sway back and forth as their son, Pablo — 6 feet 2 inches tall and built like a football player — walked down the...

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.