From mixing up spirts behind the bar to delivering decadent drinks at big events, Iowa certainly has no shortage of premier mixologists.
Author: Fabulous Iowa
Oliver Hassman is the executive chef of Kalona Brewing Company, a native brewery with a made-from-scratch kitchen. “We love to keep things local and use as many local vendors as possible, from local cheese curds from The Kalona Creamy to grass-fed beef raised on JimRay Farms just five miles north of Kalona.
With the start of a new year comes the fun of crafting brand new resolutions to dream up and aim for in 2022 and beyond. If you’re hoping to be more intentional with your time in the new year, then consider immersing yourself in one of these five must-do, Iowa experiences for a taste of the state’s inimitable culture and flair.
W Yoder is the head brewer of Kalona Brewing Company, a craft brewery and restaurant that opened in 2013.
Whether you’re hoping to shred the slopes or simply immerse yourself in a wintery wonderland, Iowa boasts a number of prime destinations for winter sports adventures all throughout the state. Here are some of the best spots for winter sporting in Iowa to escape to this holiday season.
Embracing the spirit of the season takes on a whole new meaning with these charming, heated bubbles. Here are some of the cutest igloo dining experiences to try out in Iowa.
Zephaniah “Zeph” Leaton is the executive chef at Riverside Casino & Golf Resort, a privately owned casino resort about 15 minutes south of Iowa City. “As the executive chef, I oversee the operations of each restaurant plus our Banquets team.”
Amanda Rae Campbell is a fitness trainer, lifestyle consultant and owner of Tire Trained. The Marion-based hybrid training gym offers HIIT and functional training classes with an inclusive “come as you are” community.
Whether you’re hoping to snuggle inside your home through the long winter months or unwind at a cabin retreat, you’ll be able to immerse yourself fully in the spirit of the season just about anywhere in Iowa—thanks to a number of local, cozy resorts and quintessentially romantic destinations. Here are some of the coziest places to visit in Iowa this winter and beyond.
Ryan Parsons is the owner and lead cinematographer of RPMedia, LLC, a visual arts company based out of Des Moines focusing on wedding, event and branding cinematography.