Posts by Category: Food and Drinks

What’s New in Des Moines? (8 Things on My Des Moines Radar)

What’s New in Des Moines? (8 Things on My Des Moines Radar)

What do pizza, famous bridges, wine vending machines, ramen and food trucks have in common? They are all awesome things happening in or around Des Moines! (Des Moines is growing and changing by the minute. And, I love it!) Below are eight new Des Moines happenings that I’m keeping on my radar…and you should too. Fong’s Pizza Opens In Ankeny Fong’s Pizza opened its second location yesterday (April 28) in Ankeny. (The original location is in downtown Des Moines.) The ...

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Food Trucks Take Downtown Des Moines

Food Trucks Take Downtown Des Moines

Twice-fried fries, from-scratch ice cream, chicken shawarma, Spanish tapas and Neapolitan pizzas. The food trucks are taking downtown Des Moines by storm. Earlier this month the City Council (finally) approved a pilot program for food trucks in Des Moines. The initial program will last for 6 months from April 17 through October 31 and requires vendors to license their truck with the city. There are a handful of trucks already established in Des Moines, like Powered by Fries, and I’m ...

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Flix Brewhouse Des Moines: Review and Newbie Tips

Flix Brewhouse Des Moines: Review and Newbie Tips

I crossed the first item off of my 2015 Des Moines bucket list on Saturday night! Exciting times! I hit up the new Flix Brewhouse in Des Moines with my husband and my friend, Angela. We were all excited to check out this unique theater experience in Des Moines. Unfortunately, my first Flix Brewhouse experience didn’t meet my expectations. (Don’t you hate when that happens?) Maybe I was too excited…maybe I had too high of expectations…or maybe they just need to focus ...

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My 2015 Des Moines Bucket List

My 2015 Des Moines Bucket List

Making a new year’s resolution is a tradition that many people partake in each year. Losing weight, reading more, getting a new job – the list goes on and on. Instead of making a resolution this year, I’ve decided to put together my 2015 Bucket List! Undoubtably, this list will help make my 2015 a more exciting, delicious and cultured year. Let’s make 2015 the best! Tour the capitol building as an adult. I don’t think I’ve been since I was in middle ...

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Build Your Own Bloody Mary at Centro for a Chance to Win $100!

Build Your Own Bloody Mary at Centro for a Chance to Win $100!

Why eat breakfast when you can drink it? Bacon, egg, green onion, celery, cheese, tomato, pickle, asparagus, olive, salt, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and Centro’s own Bloody Mary mix…that’s how I made mine. It’s Bloody Mary time people! My husband and I headed to Centro for their Bloody Mary bar and we were pretty impressed by the vast variety of accoutrements. They had nearly 10 feet of veggie options, spices and mixes. Whether you like your Bloody Mary spicy or ...

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