The Class Act Restaurant in Cedar Rapids serves more than the perfect combination of approachable and upscale eats and cocktails. It is a real-life learning vessel for students enrolled in the Hospitality Arts programs at Kirkwood Community College.
Author: Jessica Komisar
Restaurant of the Week: 350 First
350 First has the best seats in the house when it comes to a bird’s-eye view of Downtown Cedar Rapids. Located on the 16th floor of DoubleTree by Hilton, the modern and contemporary restaurant offers lunch, dinner and breakfast service not only to hotel guests, but the general public.
DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Cedar Rapids
DoubleTree by Hilton Downtown Cedar Rapids is located front and center in the lively downtown core, steps away from several arts and culture attractions, entertainment venues and restaurants. The Downtown DoubleTree opened in June of 2013 and has been a staple to local tourism and conventions since.
Glyn Mawr Winery – The Local in Mt. Vernon
Glyn Mawr Winery – The Local opened in February of 2019 by mother-daughter duo, Anna Wilson and Brenda Broulik. In addition to offering Glyn Mawr wine, the Mt. Vernon locale has a retail component for selling their own branded merchandise and other Iowa-made goods,
Restaurant of the Week: Textile TapHaus
Residents of Atkins and surrounding Iowa communities have a new local restaurant to enjoy: Textile TapHaus. Textile TapHaus opened May 2 and is the third installment under the Textile brand, after Textile Brewing Company in Dyersville and The Corner Taproom in Cascade.
Restaurant of the Week: David’s Taphouse & Dumplings
David’s Taphouse & Dumplings is one of the Cedar Valley’s newest hot spots, opening in November of 2021 and located only steps away from vibrant Main Street of Cedar Falls.