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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. ...

The owners of Coralville and Cedar Rapids restaurant 30hop have bought the location that housed Louie's Wine Dive, 901 E. Second Ave., Suite 100, in Coralville. ...

Boston Fish is back - again - with the opening of The Fish Store at 4342 16th Ave. SW, Cedar Rapids. ...

  CEDAR RAPIDS - Shannon O'Shaughnessy has always worked in restaurants, starting as a teenager as a car hop at the Barrel Drive In in West Union. Still, when she had the chance to buy the Riley's Cafe location she was managing on Sixth Street SW, she wasn't sure whether it was the right ...

Villas PatioSeveral months after a fire shut it down, Villas Patio has reopened in Marion. ...

Maid-Rite coming back to Marion

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

MARION - Maid-Rite will once again serve its loose-meat sandwiches in Marion. ...

Cedar Rapids restaurant Sweet Basil's Pizza Pie will close Feb. 29. ...

Hamburg InnHamburg Inn's location at 2221 Rochester Ave., Iowa City, has closed. ...

  CEDAR RAPIDS - A place like Tommy's Restaurant, which has 55 years of history in Cedar Rapids, is about more than the omelets or pancakes or tenderloins or pie on the menu. It's about the memories customers have built up in decades of eating there. ...

Numerous Granite City Food and Brewery locations, including the chain's Cedar Rapids restaurant, soon could be under a new parent company's ownership. ...

February may be the shortest month, but it can feel like the longest, as winter stretches on, hopeful groundhogs not withstanding. ...

Here's what's on the menu for area restaurants participating in Iowa City Restaurant Week. More than 20 restaurants are serving up specials from Feb. 15-24. ...

Here's what's on the menu for area restaurants participating in Cedar Rapids Restaurant Week from Feb. 21-29. Twenty restaurants are participating this year, each offering special dishes. ...

After more than eight years in business, The Early Bird coffee shop in downtown Cedar Rapids is closing. ...

  IOWA CITY - When Jacqueline Milian decided to open her new business, Mammitas Coffee and Flowers by Jacqueline, she wasn't sure it would work. But she was excited to try. ...

Highway 30 DinerCedar Rapids has a new breakfast spot with Highway 30 Diner, open now at 4330 16th Ave. SW. The menu includes a breakfast spread with waffles, French toast, pancakes, omelets, croissant sandwiches and dishes like steak and eggs and chicken and waffles. They also serve lunch ...

Village Inn is closed in Coralville after its parent company, American Blue Ribbon Holdings, declared bankruptcy. ...

IOWA CITY - The menu at Yummy Restaurant doesn't limit itself to one kind of cuisine. Visitors can try Thai ice cream, Japanese ramen, Taiwanese milk tea or Chinese noodle soup - and if none of that appeals, they can hit the buffet. ...

Keep on doing our best to enjoy food and keep warm. ...

From soul food to sushi in this week's Chew on This. ...

I am sensing two themes: It's cold, and we're trying our best to make ourselves forget about that. ...

Winter is finally showing some of its bite. So it's time to get some bites of good food to fight off the doldrums. ...

  IOWA CITY - Shanshan Kong had three goals when she opened La Wine Bar & Restaurant in downtown Iowa City this fall: to give Asian international students a place where they could get a taste of home; to encourage Americans to try the Korean-Chinese cuisine she grew up with; and to give e ...

Could the pie shake be ready to go global? ...