By Jim Duncan | Photos by Dan Hodges Bruce Gerleman and Dom Iannarelli have teamed up to create the lavish Splash, where seafood is air freighted daily from both Hawaii ...
Story by Jennifer Strauss | Photos by Dan Hodges As I peered into my backyard this past spring, a shade of green caught my eye. Among the melting snow and frozen unraked leaves, were small clusters of chives reaching for the sun. It was the beginning of Iowa’s bountiful growing season. It lasts for […]
By Jeff Pitts | Photos by Dan Hodges In the first half of 2016, the Des Moines metro area has seen the addition of many upscale eateries. Samplings from these high-end hot spots can quickly turn a sweltering summer night into a cool and pleasant evening out on the town. Below are some of […]
American B-Bops: B-Bops has the best burgers in town! For 23 years we’ve won Cityview’s “Best of Des Moines” readers poll and are proud to serve these burgers at more than seven locations throughout the metro. Multiple locations in Des Moines, Ankeny, Altoona, Urbandale and Ames. http://www.b-bops.com. Down Under: Des Moines’ favorite sports bar! Located […]
By Jim Duncan The first quarter of the new year was a time of taking things literally. Bandits robbed at least eight different local Git-N-Go stores in the last month, inviting speculation about motives for their exclusivity of targets. Was it a disgruntled customer or former employee? Or were thieves just doing what […]
By Jeff Pitts Who does most of the cooking at your house? My wife and I share the cooking duties since I work so many nights. What is your home kitchen like? Very casual, but I have a great grill and smoker outside. How is your home cooking different than […]