RESTAURANTS

Chew on This is a regular series featuring the latest news on area restaurants and bars. Sign up for the newsletter for regular updates on restaurant openings and dining in Eastern Iowa. ...

Four years ago, Brea Dixon of Cedar Rapids tried to get a Facebook page dedicated to supporting local black-owned businesses in Cedar Rapids going. It didn't gain much traction, and she moved on to other things. ...

Chew on This is a regular series featuring the latest news on area restaurants and bars. Sign up for the newsletter to get regular updates on restaurant openings and dining in Eastern Iowa. ...

Zameer Khan went to school for engineering, but discovered along the way that what he loved was the restaurant industry. ...

The city of Cedar Rapids and the Cedar Rapids Community School District will launch a meals-distribution program to support qualified families enrolled in the Kids on Course University and Take 5! reading programs. ...

  J. Knight has been here before. He remembers well when The Mill was slated to close in 2003. ...

The Mill, an institution among Iowa City's restaurant and bar scene, is closing after nearly 60 years in business, the owners said Thursday. ...

Chew on This features the latest restaurant news in the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City areas. Have news that should be featured? Contact Alison Gowans at alison.gowans@thegazette.com. ...

Lucas Gray brewed his first batches of beer in a four-gallon stock pot on the kitchen stove as an Iowa State University student a decade ago. ...

Persis Biryani Indian Grill Cedar Rapids is getting another Indian restaurant. Signs are up at 4862 First Ave., in the Lindale Crossing strip mall, for Persis Biryani Indian Grill. A Facebook page for the business says "coming soon." There are Persis Biryani Indian Grills across the count ...

  When the coronavirus pandemic shutdowns came to Chicago in March, Lexi Matthews and Rex Ruskauff lost their jobs - she was a music agent assistant; he was a chef. ...

The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library may be closed, but people can still get a taste of Czech culture with a virtual five class course on classic and modern Czech cuisine. ...

At Anvil Meat Market & Deli, Steven Prochaska's new business in Czech Village, some old Czech favorites are coming back. ...

Brewed AwakeningsBrewed Awakenings Coffeehouse is for sale, according to signs posted on the building. ...

In normal times, Chew on This focuses on restaurant openings and closings. These are not normal times, with restaurants closed except to carryout, curbside and delivery. We know these businesses still need support from the community to survive, so each week we are going to highlight five l ...

In normal times, Chew on This focuses on restaurant openings and closings. These are not normal times, with restaurants closed except to carryout, curbside and delivery. We know these businesses still need support from the community to survive, so each week we are going to highlight five l ...

When Joe Sample started posting photos of his takeout food stops in the days after Iowa restaurants were ordered shut down to dine-in service in March, he didn't think much of it. He just wanted to get some good food while supporting restaurants. ...

In normal times, Chew on This focuses on restaurant openings and closings. These are not normal times, with restaurants closed except to carryout, curbside and delivery. We know these businesses still need support from the community to survive, so each week we are going to highlight five l ...

Some of the restaurant owners in the swath of Iowa where restrictions will ease Friday are split on whether it's a good idea to reopen even under social distancing rules ordered for them and their customers. ...

In normal times, Chew on This focuses on restaurant openings and closings. These are not normal times, with restaurants closed except to carryout, curbside and delivery. We know these businesses still need support from the community to survive, so each week we are going to highlight five l ...

IOWA CITY - What does it take to divvy up 5,000 pounds of white rice into 5,000 separate 1-pound plastic bags? ...

Though the start of the full Iowa City Farmers Market will be delayed until at least July 4 to fight the spread of the coronavirus, a new effort will provide a virtual shopping option for vendors and customers, with curbside pickup. ...

In normal times, Chew on This focuses on restaurant openings and closings. These are not normal times, with restaurants ordered to switch to carryout, curbside and delivery. We know these businesses still need support from the community to survive, so each week we are going to highlight fi ...

Lenore Zoll worked for months to get her restaurant The Fish Store open on March 6. Then came Gov. Kim Reynold's Tuesday declaration of a statewide public health disaster emergency, mandating all restaurants switch to carryout, drive-through or delivery service only, to fight the spread of ...

In normal times, Chew on This focuses on restaurant openings and closings. These are not normal times, with restaurants ordered to switch to carryout, curbside and delivery. We know these businesses still need support from the community to survive, so each week while this coronavirus crisi ...

IOWA CITY - When Scott Ward announced he would have to close Daylight Donuts in Iowa City because the location the doughnut shop shared with a gas station had been sold, the outcry from fans of the bakery was immediate. ...