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Posted by Tim Taranto | May 9, 2016

Tomorrow the Iowa City Economic Development Committee will review a request from Big Grove Brewery to support facade upgrades for a planned Iowa City facility. The brewery's original Solon location...

Posted by Adam Burke | May 6, 2016

The east-side BBQ go-to joint, Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack, is opening a barn-sized smokehouse and sauce shop in June said co-owner Jack Piper in a phone interview with Little Village...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 5, 2016

Benz Beer Fest Benz Beverage Depot -- Saturday, May 7 at 2 p.m. Photo by Didriks For the 12th year in a row, beer enthusiasts from across eastern Iowa will...

Posted by Tim Taranto | May 3, 2016

Edible Outdoors presentsUrban Greens Foraging Tour Longfellow Elementary -- Sunday, May 22 Photo by Raita Futo Edible Outdoors Iowa City will be hosting an urban greens foraging event Sunday, May...

Trumpet Blossom Cafe
Posted by Joshua Preston | Apr 9, 2016

Photo by Adam Burke If you’re anything like me, you know there is no greater tradition than brunch. It’s the perfect midday gathering of friends to top off your weekend....

Pompeii - Toppling Goliath
Posted by Casey Wagner | Apr 8, 2016

The beer of the month, Pompeii, is a tropical and citrusy dream come true, ideal for enjoying on warm, early spring afternoons when wearing t-shirts and shorts feels weird, but...

White Russian
Posted by Sarah Jarmon | Mar 18, 2016

As a connoisseur of both stoner flicks and all vodka-related beverages I was thrilled to learn of a Big Lebowski-themed restaurant opening in Robins, Iowa (925 Robins Square Dr.). Advertised...

Casey's Pizza
Posted by Rachel Z. Arndt | Mar 5, 2016

Have a soft spot for Casey's pizza? You're not alone. Casey’s is not a gas station, a friend once said: It’s a pizza place that has amenities, and those amenities...

Posted by Casey Wagner | Mar 4, 2016

CocO Stout, brewed by West O Beer in Okoboji. This St. Patrick’s Day, enjoy the world-class, Iowa-brewed cream stout that has brought two straight gold medals home to West Okoboji:...

Photo by Susan Bednar Blind
Posted by Susan Bednar Blind | Feb 19, 2016

Photo by Susan Bednar Blind If there is a grapefruit-infused beverage, I’m probably going to order it. Overtly fruity beers should be illegal, yet I’ll drink an IPA with hints...

Bar'ber shop
Posted by Rachel Korach Howell | Feb 5, 2016

If I hadn’t looked at the reviews online, I would have flown right by it. “Bar’ber Shop? I searched restaurants!” But upon more investigation, it appeared this place (located at...

Disaster at Meux
Posted by Casey Wagner | Feb 4, 2016

Photo courtesy of Lion Bridge Brewing Company February’s beer of the month is another world-class beer brewed in the City of Five Seasons: The Disaster at Meux. First brewed in...

Posted by Erin McMeen | Jan 28, 2016

Pho Zaika - I Love Pho's traditional noodle dish and garnish now available in downtown Iowa City. -- photo by Adam Burke Highly revered Vietnamese restaurant Pho Zaika - I...

Posted by Adam Burke | Jan 27, 2016

Tron game -- photo by Chris Ainsworth The Quarter Barrel, a arcade bar and pizza place in Cedar Rapids is having a grand opening party this Saturday at 6 p.m....

Posted by Lucy Morris | Jan 19, 2016

Dumpling Darling will get its own restaurant space. -- photo courtesy of Dumpling Darling Dumpling Darling, the popular purveyor of Korean-style dumplings sold at retail locations and farmers markets in...

Posted by Lucy Morris | Jan 14, 2016

Shrimp brioche stuffed lobster tail and filet mignon with fried onion and bordelaise sauce. -- photo courtesy of Augusta Restaurant Augusta, the popular New Orleans-style restaurant in Oxford will be...