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Northside Oktoberfest
Posted by Rachel Jessen | Sep 30, 2013

Despite a bit of rain, the annual Northside Oktoberfest amounted to an exciting beer-filled afternoon for thousands of attendees. Hundreds of (delicious) beers were available for sampling at the annual...

The Mill
Posted by Chicken Little | Sep 27, 2013

"A good egg sandwich is, at its core, simple." -- photo by Alan Light For the uninitiated, which I assume is none of you, The Mill is, according to a...

Harvest Dinner
Posted by John Miller | Sep 25, 2013

The annual Field to Family Harvest Dinner will take place this Saturday at Anna's Cutting Garden in Oxford, Iowa (1259 Rohret Road SW). According to Field...

Northside Oktoberfest
Posted by Casey Wagner | Sep 23, 2013

(photo by David Brown) The 17th annual Iowa City Brewfest will take place this Saturday, September 28, from 1-5 p.m. at the 2013 Northside Oktoberfest...

Culinary Ride
Posted by John Miller | Sep 18, 2013

A full schedule of the day's events is available here. -- photo via Culinary Ride Bicyclists and locavores in the Iowa City area are gearing up for the third annual...

Chipotle's new viral video
Posted by Stephanie Catlett | Sep 17, 2013

National chain Chipotle, which has a downtown Iowa City location, has taken the fast food -- and advertising -- industry by storm with an extremely emotional...

Hop Wrangler
Posted by Casey Wagner | Sep 16, 2013

‘Tis the season for football and saison! Oddly enough, the September beer of the month—Hop Wrangler, brewed by Peace Tree Brewing in Knoxville, Iowa—is not a saison; however, it offers...

Beard Beer
Posted by Casey Wagner | Sep 11, 2013

John Maier (left) and his beard cozy up to a couple of Rogue Ales enthusiasts. -- photo by Christine Jump This just in: the Sanctuary Pub will be tapping Rogue...

XIE Secrets
Posted by Chicken Little | Sep 3, 2013

On August 27, XIE (pronounced “shay”) hosted a grand reopening after receiving a makeover from Restaurant Redemption, a yet to be aired program that will be showed on The Cooking...

Happy Gnome
Posted by Casey Wagner | Aug 29, 2013

While there may not be enough time left for a long summer vacation, there’s still time for a short excursion or weekend getaway. So, for those of you who love...

Full Moon Cafe
Posted by Brendan L. Spengler | Aug 28, 2013

Sometimes you want to experiment in the kitchen and cook a dish like Rabbit Terrine. But, you don’t want to cook it just for yourself, only to enjoy your culinary...

Sutliff Cider Company
Posted by Chicken Little | Aug 27, 2013

As a new semester approaches and Iowa City begins to fill with students again, leaving town can recoup and extend the blithe feelings of summer that seem to...

Posted by Stephanie Catlett | Aug 24, 2013

The restaurant that took the place of Chef’s Table on Washington Street, yet hasn’t really managed to take off (in spite of the good food), is undergoing a top-secret...

Posted by Frankie Schneckloth | Aug 12, 2013

Every year, I dream up elaborate plans for my summer vegetable garden. And each year, at about this time, I start to lose steam. The constant weeding and watering are...