Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers opens in Old Capitol Town Center

Freddy’s Frozen Custard and Steakburgers, a national chain serving classic American diner food, opens in the Old Capitol Town Center Tuesday. Facing Clinton Street and sandwiched between Noodles and Company and what will soon be a Panera Bread, the first downtown Iowa City Freddy’s location seats 110 guests, with additional patio seating in warm weather […]

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Saigon’s Corner is set to open in the Old Capitol Town Center on Jan. 29

Tyler Pham, the chef who helped make pho popular in the Iowa City area, is opening a second location of his restaurant, Saigon’s Corner, in the Old Capitol Town Center on Tuesday. Pham was a partner in Pho Zaika and I Love Pho, before striking out on his own and starting Saigon’s Corner in Coralville […]

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Jimmy Jack’s Rib Shack is expanding (at two locations!)

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 today. He and co-owner James Adrian are also building out a new downtown location they hope to open by August in the Old Capitol Town […]

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