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.
Although Iowans purchased over 2 million gallons of vodka through the ABD in 2021, it’s unclear how much was produced in Russia. Few brands imported to the U.S. are still produced in Russia.