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A restaurant divided: New Augusta owners part ways with original Oxford owners, head chef

Augusta Restaurant (630 Iowa Ave.) will be closing its doors briefly in early January for updates after co-owner Derek Perez had a falling out with Ben and Jeri Halperin, the founders and co-owners of the original restaurant, last week. History: From Oxford to Iowa City In 2008, Ben and Jeri Halperin opened Augusta Restaurant in […]

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Augusta restaurant will open in IC for Mardi Gras

New Orleans-style restaurant Augusta will open its new home in Iowa City next week. Last month, its owners announced that the formerly Oxford-based restaurant will take over the space formerly occupied by Ride (630 Iowa Ave.). On Tuesday, Feb. 9, Augusta will open its doors for Mardi Gras festivities. A lunch buffet will run from […]

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Oxford restaurant Augusta will re-open in Iowa City in February

Augusta, the popular New Orleans-style restaurant in Oxford will be shutting its doors and relocating to Iowa City next month. The restaurant’s co-owner, Jeri Halperin, confirmed that the operation will take over the space recently vacated by bicycle-themed restaurant Ride (630 Iowa Ave.) in time for their Mardi Gras celebration on Feb. 9. An opening […]

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Ride, eat, repeat: The culinary ride returns

5th Annual IC Culinary Ride New Pioneer Co-op — Sunday, Sep. 20 at 8 a.m. This Sunday I’ll be wearing bike shorts all day, eating honest food, drinking local brews and peddling down bucolic Iowa roads. Why? Because it’s the 5th Annual Iowa City Culinary Ride. The Iowa City Culinary ride brings together cyclists, local […]

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