The next time you’re invited over for dinner or at a guest’s house with food you’ll definitely hear these things said over and over again. 1. It’s organic. 2. I haven’t made this before. 3. It’s from [insert store name] (because knowing will make it that much better). 4. It’s French. 5. Thanks Costco. 6. […]
Updated on March 28, 2019: Just like any big city, whether you like it or not, Des Moines has a hipster food scene. Hipsters are drawn to artisanal provisions and locally harvested produce. The best part about all of that is Des Moines is able to feed the need of those “food requirements”. If you […]
Half empty or half full. Doesn’t matter. Everyone in #ames is enjoying Torrent. #craftbeer brewery. A photo posted by Nick Lucs (@nicklucs) on Feb 19, 2015 at 4:19pm PST Torrent Brewing Co’s Milk Stout comes in at ABV 7.8% and IBU 24. Other beers that they brew are the Blonde Ale (ABV 5.8%), Brown […]
I was ready to rumble when Culinary Fight Night came to town. The thought of an interactive cooking competition with elements of “Iron Chef” and “Chopped” coming to Des Moines was quite an attention grabber. The night it came to town, Chef Mike Holman and Chef Dominic Iannarelli were in the ring. Literally.
Well, add this on to the list of why Des Moines is awesome. CheeseandChampaign.com just gave a shout-out to The Cheese Shop of Des Moines as one of the 12 Best (Little) Cheese Shops in the United States. Now, they divided up the US into the regions and Des Moines was number one on the […]