Photos: Seventh annual Roast of Iowa City

Local residents gathered at Trumpet Blossom Cafe on Sunday to wrap up the Iowa City Book Festival with the Little Village’s seventh annual Roast of Iowa City. Local writers and comedians took to the stage to poke fun at the city they love, or at least tolerate. Most of the jokes and stories took on […]

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LV Recommends: The Drunken Gardener—a vegan cocktail for the autumnal equinox

Restrictions can breed creativity. At the Trumpet Blossom Café, the challenge of producing vegan cocktails while utilizing local and sustainable ingredients has yielded some exciting results, the latest example being my new favorite fall cocktail: The Drunken Gardener. The drink features cherry tomatoes muddled with sea salt, dry gin (I asked for Tanqueray), Dolin Blanc […]

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Fountainsun duo brings mystic tones to the Trumpet Blossom

Daniel Higgs

What better way to celebrate independence from British rule than hanging around a vegan restaurant at an all-ages show listening to the heart-opening mantra song cycles of Daniel Higgs and Fumie Ishii? Expect a blissed-out night of expertly executed beautiful weirdness for both of your ears and all three of your eyes from Fountainsun this Saturday, July 4 at the Trumpet Blossom Cafe. Doors open at 7 p.m. […]

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