Dash Coffee Roasters, in Kingston Village in Cedar Rapids, is a hip coffee shop and café that will be celebrating its three-year anniversary in November. Dash has set out to cultivate a community that gathers around a cup of meticulously crafted coffee.
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Family-owned Brewhemia is located in the heart of Newbo district in Cedar Rapids. A play on “New Bohemia,” beverage-centric Brewhemia is one of the coolest breakfast and lunch spots in town.
Cedar Ridge Winery & Distillery is located in Swisher, and just a few minutes outside of Cedar Rapids. This destination spot is a must-go for lovers of wine, bourbon and pizza—and who isn’t?
The Map Room is located in the heart of Downtown Cedar Rapids and features internationally inspired burgers and fries, along with artisan cocktails in a cozy and eclectic atmosphere. Opened in 2017, this hidden gem is a fan favorite of the locals.
Just because Iowa has a cooler, shorter grape-growing season doesn’t mean the state’s 300-plus vineyards don’t make the most of it. Here are five family-owned wineries in northeastern Iowa that make sipping a fun, friendly affair.
St. Kilda Surf & Turf, located in the East Village in Downtown Des Moines, offers healthy modern fish dishes, souvlaki, all-day breakfast, salads, bites, artisanal coffee beverages featuring Counter Culture Coffee, and a full bar serving cocktails, beer, and wine.