DES MOINES, IA (07/13/2017) (readMedia)-- Des Moines, IA- Iowa State Fair fans celebrated "What a Ride" the Blue Ribbon Foundation has experienced over the last 25 years as an organization at the annual Corndog Kickoff on Saturday, July 8th. Last Saturday's event raised a total of $553,000 for the renovation and preservation of the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

LONGHORN STEAKHOUSE’S EXPERT GRILL MASTERS RETURN TO THE GRILL US HOTLINE TO HELP WITH FOURTH OF JULY GRILLING FIXES

The Fourth of July is the biggest grilling holiday of the summer, and LongHorn Steakhouse’s expert Grill Masters are on-hand to help guests prepare at home. On July 2, fans can dial into the Grill Us Hotline for immediate help from a tried-and-true grilling expert.

‘Ugly’ produce movement complements supermarket chain’s food waste diversion efforts

Now that summer has arrived, it is a time for family vacations, backyard barbeques and plenty of outdoor activities with food as the centerpiece. But before those steaks and burgers go on the grill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) wants to remind consumers to keep their family and themselves safe from foodborne illness by using a food thermometer to ensure meat and poultry is cooked to the correct internal temperature.

Juneau-based brewery will enter Iowa market in summer 2017

(DES MOINES) – Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg kicked off the ninth annual Yankee Doodle Drive Against Hunger today by announcing this year’s goal of 50,000 meals for hungry children and families. Representatives of the Des Moines Symphony, the Food Bank of Iowa, Bank of the West, Casey’s General Stores, Hy-Vee, Inc., the Polk County Board of Supervisors and KCCI joined the governor and lieutenant governor for the official launch at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines.

Our Community Garden Day is coming up on May 20th! Led by our Community Garden Coordinator Abbigail, we are going to be picking up some litter along the Freight House and in the garden, pulling weeds and dead plants, assembling two raised beds, and planting vegetables, fruits, and flowers. After the garden is put together, we are going to eat pizza made by the Food Hub’s Kitchen Coordinator, Kate.

Davenport, Iowa 05/05/2017 – The home of what was once of the most popular nightclubs in the Quad Cities, Dancers, has been given a major facelift as part of a brand new bar / restaurant concept. The owners of the SteeleGate Inn have launched 1 Hundred West featuring classic cocktails and supper club inspired food served in a rustic sheik environment.

Supermarket chain continues to expand and lead efforts to promote healthy oceans

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - Des Moines, IA - The Iowa Restaurant Association is accepting nominations for Iowa's Restaurateur, Chef, Employee (host, server, bartender, etc.), Emerging Hospitality Leader, and American Dream Award Winner of the Year. The public is invited to nominate outstanding people in Iowa's restaurant and hospitality industry for any of these awards.

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