The Environment Food stuff & Music Competition returns to Des Moines in September

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The Western Gateway Park will as soon as all over again fill with the seems and smells of culinary delights from close to the earth as food stuff sellers choose to the streets throughout the Planet Meals & Songs Competition. The Higher Des Moines Partnership introduced the return of the world wide foods and audio occasion from Sept. 16-18. Over the training course of the weekend, a assortment of reside audio performances, children’s routines and cooking demonstrations will acquire area among the festivities. Past year introduced cuisines from Bosnia, Herzegovina, Ukraine, Puerto Rico, the Philippines, South Korea, Nigeria, Peru, Morocco, Nepal, Jamaica and El Salvador. The partnership is accepting purposes for foods vendors until Could 15.

Award-profitable apple cider

The Jefferson County Ciderworks Original Apple Cider won a gold medal in the Modern Cider category at the 4th annual New York International Cider Competition.

Fairfield-centered Jefferson County Ciderworks brought home five awards at the fourth once-a-year New York Worldwide Cider Competitiveness and has its sights established on the Grand Rapids, Michigan, Perry Competitors next thirty day period. Not only did the cidery pick up the title of Iowa Cider Producer of the Year, it also took the gold medal in the Modern Cider group with its refreshing and thoroughly clean First Apple Cider. A silver medal went to the Black ‘n Blue Session Cider in the fruit cider classification, and Jefferson County’s Cranberry Orange and Apple Pie flavors attained bronze medals in the fruit cider and spiced cider groups, respectively. Extra than 300 ciders from a few international locations participated in the once-a-year opposition. While the Fairfield taproom is now closed, shoppers in tasting the award-profitable ciders can locate it in Hy-Vee outlets all over the point out.

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Spicy treats from Lola’s head to Hy-Vee

Lola's Fine Hot Sauce has released a line of flavored biscuits, available in Hy-Vee stores.

Domestically-owned enterprise Lola’s Good Warm Sauce continues to increase throughout the United States and Canada, and now shoppers can uncover new Lola’s-seasoned products and solutions in Casey’s, Kum & Go, Hy-Vee and Walmart. Just after functioning with Casey’s to make seize-and-go snacks seasoned with a dehydrated kind of the Zesty Jalapeño hot sauce, Hy-Vee contacted owner Taufeek Shaw to start a new line of exceptional goods. Cherry Jalapeño salsa, Fiery Chipotle Salsa, Mango Ginger Scotch Bonnet warm sauce and Ghost Pepper peanuts are rolling out in Hy-Vee shops only above the coming weeks. Maintain an eye out for a new line of biscuits, too — a best addition to your subsequent charcuterie board.

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An On Cloud Nine birthday bash for 515 Brewing

A glass of "#Quadgoals," the latest Iowa beer to win gold at the Great American Beer Festival. The beer marks the second gold medal win for Clive-based 515 Brewing Co.

Do not miss: 515 Brewing (7700 College Ave., Clive) turns nine this weekend and marks the situation with a Saturday birthday bash it’s calling the On Cloud 9 Birthday Revelry. Quit by the taproom from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. to try new brews and choose up prizes to rejoice the brewery’s previous yr in the solitary digits.

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