Iowa City taqueria changes name after trademark infringement

An Iowa City Mexican restaurant isn’t going anywhere, but its name has.

La Michoacana, a taqueria and meat market tucked in a strip m ... »

REVIEW: ‘Sister Act’ good for the soul

CEDAR RAPIDS — “Sister Act” is habit-forming. We fell in love with the movie in 1992, and a nearly full house at the Paramount ... »

My Biz: Devotay focuses on fresh, local food

Having worked in food service his whole life, Kurt Michael Friese made it a goal to open his own restaurant before he turned 35.

That goal w ... »

Sweeten up the holidays with Christmas candy

For many years I’ve made cookies for the holidays. Lots and lots of cookies. For gifts, for parties, sometimes just to have around the house ... »

EVERYBODY EATS: Pumpkin, cranberry, white chocolate chip celebrate cookie day

My daughter came home from school the other day and immediately asked what was wrong. Apparently seeing me sitting on the kitchen floor surrounded ... »

Mannheim Steamroller kicks off season

CEDAR RAPIDS — When Chip Davis was planning for Mannheim Streamroller to record a Christmas album in 1984, many people in the music i ... »

John Deere Tractor & Engine Museum opens in Waterloo

WATERLOO — Iowans who bleed gold and green will want to plan a trip to Waterloo’s newest museum dedicated to the history of the John ... »

Decorah artist brings Santas, scarves to CornerHouse Gallery

DECORAH — This is a busy time of year for everyone. For artist Elea Uhl, though, who has literally crafted herself a niche in the Christmas m ... »

‘Shrek’ stands tall

The freak flag is flying high over Theatre Cedar Rapids, and at the end of Friday’s show, the opening night audience for “Shrek the M ... »

COOK CLUB: Think ahead to Thanksgiving

When you think Thanksgiving, most of us think about all of the delicious food that comes with the holiday.

If you’re hosting Thanksgi ... »

City Circle Acting Company merging with Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

CORALVILLE — A City Council vote Tuesday cleared the way for a local acting company to merge with Coralville’s 3-year-old performing ... »

Beer, arcade games combine at The Quarter Barrel

CEDAR RAPIDS — Fans of pinball, Pac-Man. pizza and pints of craft beer will soon be able to satisfy all these cravings in one place.

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Base: It’s the type of vegetables that gives a dish personality

You don’t need to know how to pronounce mirepoix or suppengruen. You just need to know that a mouthwatering dish, no matter what the cuisine ... »

Fall a good time for roasting

As the weather cools, fall back in love with your oven by roasting a three course meal, from start to finish.

Roasting uses high-heat to enh ... »

Photographs bring Civil War experience to life

CEDAR RAPIDS — When the first shots of the Civil War were fired, photography was still a fairly new art form.

Over the four years of ... »

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