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Posted by Casey Wagner | Apr 29, 2013

Fitting for springtime garden work and the May flowers that should pop up after all those April showers, Dig is an earthy, grassy pale ale that offers a nice bite...

Posted by Drew Bulman | Apr 27, 2013

Dan Ceresia, wine specialist and consultantSaturday at 5:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., Bread Garden Market is hosting a "Break into Wine" tasting event as a sort of crash course for...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Apr 24, 2013

Though brewers said the hot, dry summer of 2012 brought an increase in sales due to beer drinkers looking to quench their thirst, there were also consequences. Brewers say the...

Jimmy Jacks
Posted by Chicken Little | Apr 23, 2013

Last weekend, I followed my beak down Lower Muscatine Road, just past Sycamore mall to one of Iowa City’s favorite BBQ joints, Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack. Owned and operated by...

Posted by Heather McKeag | Apr 12, 2013

On Tuesday, March 26 foodies and local chefs came together to celebrate food and friendly competition at the Third Annual Top Chef Iowa City event held at Hotel Vetro. Fourteen...

IPA
Posted by Casey Wagner | Apr 9, 2013

Call me crazy, but I have been so eager to go camping that I set up my tent in my basement one afternoon. I even inflated my sleeping pad, put...

Baroncini
Posted by Chicken Little | Mar 26, 2013

When planning a night of fine dining in Iowa City, one often gravitates north. The Motley Cow, Devotay and Linn Street Café have built their reputations on serving elevated cuisine...

Posted by Marlin Ingalls | Mar 26, 2013

SCENES OF EARLY I.C.Late 19th-century Clinton Street, Downtown Iowa City. In the second half of the 19th century three breweries operated along Linn and Jefferson streets. Their money and influence...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Mar 14, 2013

As if the Irish reputation was not already soaked in stout and whiskey, the county council in Ireland’s County Kerry approved a motion that would allow residents in rural areas...

Posted by Megan Ranegar | Mar 12, 2013

SIP ON THIS Put a homemade twist on Amurrica's favorite beverage. Fact: a project is way more fun if you can drink the final product. It seems like everyone today...

Posted by Luke Benson | Mar 12, 2013

Post-holidays can be a tricky time and it seems like every year I eat a little more, drink a little longer and exercise a little less. Having noticed my expanding...

Posted by Chicken Little | Feb 27, 2013

Located across the street from Horace Mann School and conjoined with our friendly local Ace Hardware store, Nodo is one of the odder and more overlooked sandwich spots in Iowa...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Feb 26, 2013

Worth the waitBottles age in a darkened corner of the beer cellar at John's Grocery In December, I drank my last bottle of 2009 Anchor Christmas Ale. That’s right: I...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Feb 14, 2013

Two weeks after their 800-pound canning line was stolen last summer, the brewers at Davenport’s Great River Brewery welcomed Charlene to their team. Hauled from Colorado on a rental truck,...