Restaurant of the Week

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Restaurant of the Week: The Phoenix

After its building sat empty for a number of years, The Phoenix in Downtown Davenport opened in 2009 because the owners wanted to revive the downtown area. It is an upscale restaurant that features a robust menu of gourmet dishes and is within walking distance of many bars, hotels and live music.

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Restaurant of the Week: UP Skybar

Located at The Current Iowa hotel in Davenport, UP Skybar is a rooftop bar that serves upscale cocktails, frozen libations, beer, wine and even a few sips that are served as an adult version of a juice pouch. Besides the cocktail selection, UP Skybar also serves shareables that you can enjoy with someone or make it a meal for yourself.

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Restaurant of the Week: Vivian’s Soul Food

Vivian’s Soul Food is located on the southwest side of Cedar Rapids, just minutes from downtown, and specializes in soul food and bringing traditional Southern meals to Eastern Iowa. Its mission is to “bring people of all walks of life and backgrounds together through soul food.”

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Restaurant of the Week: Fong’s Pizza

Fong’s Pizza is a funky pizza place that has taken traditional Chinese dishes and created them into pizza, counting Alton Brown, Jim Gaffigan, Adam Richman and Killswitch Engage as celebrity fans. Fong’s Pizza has four locations throughout Iowa, with the original being in the heart of Downtown Des Moines.