Flix Brewhouse – Dining Experience

Lights, camera…. order! Flix Brewhouse in Des Moines, Iowa is one of the three cinema breweries located in the United States. The other locations are in Round Rock, Texas and Caramel, Indiana.  Flix is where three of America’s great loves really come together – craft beer, food and the movies! […]

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The Best Des Moines Breweries 6

The amount of local breweries that are popping up in the Des Moines area is seemingly overflowing the local pint glass. With over 200 different types of local beers being brewed, it’s tough to decide on which Des Moines brewery to visit. We’ve rounded-up the data based on […]

A Foodster Christmas [2015] – Craft Beer Edition

Christmas is fast approaching. Tis the season for a click-bait craft beer gift guide last minute gift shopping and finding any excuse not to leave our sweatpants and warm blankets to wade through the mass of humanity that is the pre-Christmas local mall scene.  Have a craft beer lover that still needs a few […]

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A Foodster Christmas [2015]

The holidays are here and in full swing. Although, it almost felt like Thanksgiving didn’t even happen. I ate several plates of food and then woke up from an afternoon nap to find that it is already December! With that, Christmas shopping is here!  Over the year, though, I […]

Honey Beer – Using Honey in Your Homebrew

You can make beer with (almost) anything. While some additions, such as coffee and dried fruit, are fairly common, other ingredients like habanero peppers, live lobsters, and even beard hair sound like they shouldn’t belong anywhere near a brew kettle. Even so, strange brews and experimentation are part all of what makes brewing beer at […]

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Black Friday 2015 – Goose Hunting in Des Moines 1

I never thought it would happen to me. Yet here I was, still groggy from the previous day’s overindulgence, leaving my driveway in the predawn hours (still dark to hide my shame!) to join in the lunacy of Black Friday shopping. However, my destination wasn’t Walmart, or Best Buy, […]

6 Ways to Eat Local in Des Moines This Winter 1

The Downtown Des Moines Farmer’s Market is officially over. For those of us who relish walking through the market on Saturday morning and browsing the tables of fresh produce, local meats and cheeses this marks the true end of summer. Luckily, there are still many wonderful options for […]

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15 Great Photos From #Harvest15

Farm to Table is a trend something that we all enjoy. The plates at restaurants are beautiful, the food is fresh and our stomachs are happy. In fact, according to the USDA, 14,093 certified and exempt organic farms in the United States sold a total of $5.5 billion […]

Cooking Classes In Des Moines 5

  Maybe you’re lacking skill in the kitchen or instead of visiting the same restaurant again you’re looking for a unique night out. As you know Des Moines has a lot of options but have you ever considered visiting one of the several cooking classes that are offered […]

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How To Buy Beer While Traveling 2

I love to travel. Not the TSA line/airport delay/missing luggage part so much…but the whole new experiences in new places thing really gets my juices flowing. At one point my dream job was to be a travel blogger. Or even better now? A traveling beer blogger. If only […]