Ohana Poke will bring a new cuisine specialty to Marion, the first restaurant of its kind in the Corridor.
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MIX, formerly known as MIX Sushi & Kitchen in downtown Cedar Rapids, is introducing hot pot to Marion and the northern Corridor.
Up in Smoke has filled the vacancy left by Anvil Meat Market & Deli’s departure in 2021.
After several months of remodeling, Bluebird Cafe has opened another location, branching out to Solon.
Rapid Creek Cidery is merging with Wilson’s Orchard & Farm and reopening as Wilson’s Ciderhouse & Venue, which will introduce Saturday brunch service to complement its Sunday brunch.
Big Grove Brewery announced Friday a total of $24,000 in grants to a trio of local nonprofits as part of its Big Grove for Good program.
Mamacita Taco Pub is owned by local restaurateurs Haile Duncan and Ozzie Aguirre, who own Mas Margaritas and the recently opened La Casita, right next door to Mamacita.
Cedar Rapids now has its first crepe shop. Tasty Crepe is open in the cloud kitchen near Lindale Mall.
The Eat Shop in Solon had a line going down the block Saturday as customers eagerly supported the fundraiser for Ukrainians fleeing or staying to fight the Russian invasion.
The new restaurant in northeast Cedar Rapids will offer a different take on Mexican food, with specialties from the owners’ native La Piedad and Guerrero regions of Mexico.
Aaron Hall, baker at The Local Crumb, was named a semifinalist for the James Beard Award for Outstanding Baker. He is one of only two Iowa semifinalists for the prestigious award in any category.
Donutland will be expanding in Iowa City, filling in for Daylight Donuts after it closed on Sunday.
Mama Pearls, a new soul food restaurant offering fried catfish, gumbo, gizzards and smothered pork chops, opened Feb. 18 at 4444 First Ave. NE in Cedar Rapids near Lindale Mall.
Two months after it left Cedar Rapids, the popular eatery with a variety of Asian cuisines aims to open for delivery and carryout in early March.
Next to Raygun in the former home of Pig and Porter, Crosby’s brings an extension of Midtown Station to NewBo with a few twists.