Sugarfire Smoke House, an award-winning casual, chef-driven restaurant, is located on the southwest side of Cedar Rapids. Sugar Fire features barbecue favorites, including its top-selling brisket, plus a variety of other tasty dishes including pies and boozy ice cream shakes.
Food & Drink
Food and drinks in Iowa including best restaurants.
Nothing pairs better with a good meal quite like a great view—and Iowa has no shortage of either. Here are some of the best waterfront dining options to visit on your next night out.
With Mother’s Day nearing, it’s imperative to get a plan in place so that you can celebrate your mother properly—whether that’s via unique events or fun dining experiences, there are plenty of ways to shower your mama with love. Here’s where you can celebrate Mother’s Day in Iowa this year.
Iowa has no shortage of charming boutique shops and locally owned restaurants all throughout the state—though none are quite as unique as the eclectic collection of dessert spots that are settled in cities like Cedar Falls and Dubuque, among others. Here are some of the most Instagrammable dessert spots to indulge in the next time you’re in Iowa.
With summer on the horizon, it’s time to take it outside–meals included. Here are 10 of the top Des Moines restaurant patios to soak in the sunshine, stars and good eats.
As if Iowa wasn’t already beautiful enough—now, thanks to a number of iconic rooftop bars, you can take in the gorgeous sights of some of the state’s most beautiful cities via a bird’s-eye view too. Here are some of the best rooftop bars in Iowa to visit on your next evening outing.
From jambalaya and pasta to traditional fried chicken and mac and cheese, these Iowa restaurants specialize in crafting comforting food for the soul.
With three Iowa locations, Falbo Bros Pizzeria is a casual and easily accessible dining destination serving more than just delicious pizza. The long-time favorite also tempts taste buds with subs, salads, wings and more.
Feedwell Kitchen & Bakery is located on the northeast side of Cedar Rapids, just on the edge of Cedar Rapids and Marion. Opened in September of 2020, Feedwell’s mission is to “feed people well” with its delicious selection of baked goods and breakfast and lunch dishes, as its name suggests.
From 50-year-old doughnut institutions to quirky bakeries with bold flavors, perk up your morning routine with a sweet treat from one of the top Des Moines doughnut shops.