The James Beard Foundation has announced its 2022 Restaurant and Chef Awards semifinalists, including two Iowa luminaries. The semifinalists were announced in advance of the returning James Beard Awards presented by Capital One.
Whether you’re trying to cure a hangover or looking to start a new one, Des Moines boasts a multitude of incredible brunch spots that are perfect for meeting up with loved ones or curing last night’s headache with some sweet and savory bites.
National Margarita Day is coming up on Feb. 22—and if there’s a holiday we really can’t wait to celebrate, it’s definitely this one. With so many dining and bar hotspots located all throughout Des Moines, the celebration provides the perfect excuse for a night out on the town and a chance to indulge in some of Des Moines’ sweetest margarita offerings.
You can never go wrong with dining out at a romantic restaurant—especially if its in celebration of Valentine’s Day or even just your average date night. Regardless of the occasion, Iowa boasts a wide variety of intimate lounges, restaurants and eateries that will help to make any night with your partner all the more memorable.
From hot cocoa bombs to a tasty local legend called the Gremlin, these Cedar Rapids-based chocolate shops are certain to meet your sweet needs–on Valentine’s Day and beyond.
From adult slumber parties with your Galentines to an intimate evening for two, here are our favorite ways to soak up all the feels on Valentine’s Day in Iowa.
From local go-to hotspots to hidden gem destinations, Des Moines boasts the perfect bagel shops to stop by and celebrate National Bagel Month.
From over-the-top Christmas-themed bar pop-ups to a classic brunch with Ol’ St. Nick, there is a unique holiday dining experience for every diner’s style in Iowa.
Thanksgiving can be different this year with these Iowa restaurants saving you the supermarket and cooking shenanigans and, instead, providing a stress-free Thanksgiving to remember.
The vegan dining scene in Cedar Rapids is full of plant-based destinations that all understand that practicing veganism is about eating a lot more than a sad, green salad. From upscale dining experiences to worldly street eats, there is a wealth of vegan-friendly options waiting for you in Cedar Rapids.