Iowa City’s new Pullman Bar and Diner brings fresh concepts to diner template

First Matthew Swift and Benjamin Smart smelled the marrow bones at a restaurant they were trying in Chicago. They decided they had to order them. T ... »

Diet is dirty word in recipes to fuel new year resolutions

Somebody got smart about promoting the early onslaught of healthful cookbooks in 2015: The word “diet” is missing from many titles, and ... »

REVIEW: ‘Anything Goes’ mostly easy to love

I was worried Wednesday during the opening moments of the touring production of “Anything Goes” that steamed into the Paramount Theat ... »

Documentary: You may have a hereditary disease, would you want to know?

When Jamie Parish was 25, she made a wrenching decision: to get tested for the genetic condition that causes Huntington’s disease.

It ... »

Review: Caribbean Kitchen

At the Caribbean Kitchen, the jerk chicken is smoked for several hours in pimento wood, harvested from the allspice tree.

Owner and chef Pa ... »

Chicago to kick off 2015 season at McGrath Amphitheater

CEDAR RAPIDS – Chicago will be the first performers on stage at the McGrath Amphitheater for the 2015 season. Tickets will go on sale Friday ... »

Blogger ‘Iowa Girl Eats’ kicks off University of Iowa food theme programming

Des Moines-based food blogger Kristin Porter creates recipes and shares her love of food with thousands of followers online at IowaGirlEats.com. It ... »

Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre presents a stunning ‘Don Giovanni’

CEDAR RAPIDS — Rarely has a nod to the past, present and future worked as well as in the Cedar Rapids Opera Theatre’s production of & ... »

Our mood in food 2015: Tracking the arc of a trend

Forecasting food trends is a bit more art than science.

Remember the Cronut?

The doughnut hybrid was born in May 2013 at a New York bak ... »

Who knew? Pasta made from veggies can offer great taste

If you resolved to eat better this year, maybe you're wondering where to start. How can you eat more vegetables without eati ... »

Cooking up changes for Cook Club in 2015

Just as many of you do this time of year, we reflected on the past year and resolved to improve The Gazette KCRG-TV9 Cook Club.

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Cook Club: Wow with wontons

In my family, it's not a new year until we've gathered around a table to play games, watch football and eat finger foods.

It's appropriate, ... »

New community choral group springing up in Cedar Rapids

Once the Follies gets in your blood, it sticks.

That's the idea behind a new community chorus being formed by former Follies performers Pam ... »

Far from dried up Sweeten winter treats with fig, dates

When I was growing up in the 1950s we would celebrate every holiday with my grandparents at their home. The routine never changed — it alway ... »

Everybody Eats: Gratitude starts with a chocolate chip scone

I’m not a fan of New Year’s resolutions. I’m all for a fresh start, but in my mind, a resolution set to begin on the first day ... »

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