Get ready for a trio of new offerings with pizza, Italian and an upscale steakhouse: Tipsy Tomato, Siena Italiana and Midtown Reserve. Epic Catering is opening those restaurants, plus serving tacos in another location: Sko Tavern & Tacos.
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NewBo City Market, known for incubating small restaurants inside of its building, will continue to cultivate food vendors outside of its building as the weather warms up.
The restaurant’s last day serving Neapolitan style pizza was April 3.
Lenore Zoll, the owner of now-closed The Fish Store in Cedar Rapids, is serving up fish every Friday during Lent at Stadium Bar and Grill.
Ohana Poke will bring a new cuisine specialty to Marion, the first restaurant of its kind in the Corridor.
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.