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.
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The story of Mahalo’s Coffee & Mini Donuts begins with a girlfriend and a boyfriend who were obsessed with Hawaiian coffee–and, fortunately, Iowa is too. Today, Mahalo’s is a beloved family-run morning stop in both West Des Moines and Norwalk.
The Hip-Stir is located in the middle of the uptown district in Marion. Opened in September of 2021, The Hip-Stir brings an eclectic menu and atmosphere to a booming part of Marion.
Pull up to the parking meter, and drop a few coins in. Let’s take a mini-tour of the recently expanded Molly’s Cupcakes in Downtown Des Moines.
Warm sun, blue sky, gentle breeze and a wine glass in your hand. Did you picture yourself in Napa Valley or in Des Moines? Grab your lawn chair. It’s time to learn about one of Des Moines’ favorites: Jasper Winery.
Opened in 2019, West End Diner is located in the heart of Marion and a few blocks from the Uptown District. It is a contemporary, neighborhood breakfast and lunch spot that features many homemade fan favorites.
Kalona Brewing Company is located in the heart of the main street district in the small town of Kalona, less than a half hour drive from Iowa City. Opened in 2012, this modern micro-brewery creates over 24 different beers (including micro-batch brews), with 20 brews on tap.
Ruthie’s Steak & Seafood, located inside Riverside Casino & Golf Resort in Riverside, is a romantic fine dining restaurant featuring steak and seafood options, along with an extensive wine list. The restaurant, only 20 minutes from Iowa City, is named after one of the founding family members of the casino. […]
Big Grove Brewpub, located in Solon, is an extension of Big Grove Brewery in Iowa City. The brewpub menu specializes in “classic, seasonal Iowa dishes, with a flair for the adventurous.”
Coach’s Corner is one of the most popular sports bars in Iowa City, most known for its wings but also serving up a vast menu including burgers, sandwiches and wraps. Plus, Coach’s Corner is conveniently only two miles from Kinnick Stadium.