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Top Chef Iowa City
Posted by Kate Conlow | Mar 31, 2014

With so much buzz around Mission Creek and the talented musicians and artists visiting our town, it is easy to overlook the stellar line-up of food events that are happening...

Glenfiddich distillery pot stills
Posted by Tom Nixon | Mar 31, 2014

This week we’re plunging directly into the world of single malt Scotch. Of all the types of whiskey out there, single malts tend to be the most expensive in the...

Stone Brewing's Enjoy By 4.20.14 IPA
Posted by Casey Wagner | Mar 28, 2014

While perusing the beer selection at the New Pioneer Food Co-op, I found a little something I could not pass up: Enjoy By 04.20.14 IPA...

Chicken Little Reviews
Posted by Chicken Little | Mar 27, 2014

Bring your friends: Szechuan House tastes best with company. If you’ve ever had a hangover and you live in Iowa City, there’s a good chance you’ve already eaten food from...

Booze Hound
Posted by Tom Nixon | Mar 17, 2014

Welcome to the inaugural edition of Boozehound! My name is Tom and I’ll be your tour guide as we wander through the crazy world of cocktails, liquor and...

Time to taste some beer!
Posted by Casey Wagner | Mar 14, 2014

The Kalona Brewing Company is hosting a release party for its “monster tasting, coffee/chocolate stout,” Steroid Stout, at the NewBo City Market in Cedar...

Crafty
Posted by Frankie Schneckloth | Mar 14, 2014

Sunday is the best day to tackle a crazy recipe, right? I love a good doughnut and I have wanted to attempt a batch at home for some time. When...

Frost Line time!
Posted by Casey Wagner | Mar 13, 2014

Just as March is stuck between seasons, the beer of the month, Summit’s Frost Line Rye, is a seasonal between seasonals. Offering spice and malt alongside an invigorating and energizing...

Busch Signature Copper Lager
Posted by Casey Wagner | Mar 10, 2014

Though many craft beer drinkers hold Busch and other macro lagers in contempt, I am willing to bet that most of us have been Busch drinkers at some...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Mar 4, 2014

Zipline co-founder and head brewer Marcus Powers said distribution in the Hawkeye State will officially kick off with tap takeovers at Red’s Alehouse in North...

Posted by Chicken Little | Feb 27, 2014

It's been a long time coming, India Cafe. -- photo by Jay Geisen When I first moved to Iowa City half a lifetime ago I had never eaten Indian food....

Posted by Casey Wagner | Feb 27, 2014

February’s beer of the month is Rare Vos, a "Belgian-style café ale" produced by Brewery Ommegang in Cooperstown, N.Y. Rare Vos ("sly fox" in Dutch) takes its name from a...

Rachel Sauter
Posted by Heidi McKinley | Jan 10, 2014

Rachel Sauter will soon open the new restaurant in the space once occupied by The Lincoln Cafe. -- photo courtesy of Rachel Sauter When Matt Steigerwald decided to close the...

Beer time?
Posted by Casey Wagner | Jan 8, 2014

Finding Bigfoot is one of my favorite TV shows. Though I do not watch it religiously, I catch the reruns every now and then and am always sucked in. Why?...