Mamacita’s Taco Pub and La Casita Breakfast Cafe will open next door to each other in the 800 block of First Avenue NE in Cedar Rapids.
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Izumi, at 221 Second Ave. SE in downtown Cedar Rapids, opened quietly on Nov. 15, replacing what used to be Wasabi.
Eight months after it was announced, Barrrel House has opened its Marion expansion. Its downtown Cedar Rapids location is on track to open early next year.
Morning Story offers a variety of breakfast classics, as well as a bacon menu, Southwest dishes and several eggs Benedict options.
The Southern chicken finger chain will open in early 2022.
Alebrije, an upscale, modern Mexican restaurant held its grand opening in Iowa City on Nov. 11, after initially opening Sept. 10 at 401 S. Linn St.
Foundry Food + Tap opened to the public on Nov. 17 in Coralville, the small chain’s first location outside of the Quad Cities.
Scores on 33rd is set to open in the building that was home to Pei’s Ohana Mandarin in Cedar Rapids for 34 years.
A new restaurant for pizza and craft beer will open later in November in the Czech Village. Other bites in food news: new Mexican food in Fairfax; Riley’s Cafe reopens under new ownership.
After much anticipation, The Hip-stir in Marion has opened up for dine-in service.
In this week’s Chew on This: Crumbl Cookies is opening its first Iowa store, Unimpaired dry bar opens in Iowa City.
Looking for something to eat or do in downtown Cedar Rapids after the Iowa high school state volleyball tournament? Check out this list of things near Alliant Energy PowerHouse arena.
One local property owner is on the move to sweeten 16th Avenue Southwest. In other food news: Vivian’s Express Grill temporarily closes; NewBo Bash returns.
The third Taco Depot will be in the old Hardee’s off Kirkwood Boulevard SW, just south of Highway 30.