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Sidewalk Review

Dining out was the theme early in the week. Strolled over to Quinton’s for Monday night dinner, as one of the limited Monday options in the East Village. Tuesday a slightly longer stroll to the Iowa Tap Room. Had a really good Fiesta burger and a Slingshot...
Steamy Saturday at the Market

Steamy Saturday at the Market

Sure, its warm today. But an early start paid off. Peaches, tomatoes, some blue cheese to crumble on slices of these beauties…perfect. Some spinach and a very tasty kombucha. The Downtown Farmers Market is one of the giant heartbeats of this city.
Fun and Flaming Hot Art Festival

Fun and Flaming Hot Art Festival

Boy! It was a hot one this past weekend, but that didn’t stop the crowds from coming down to the Des Moines Art Festival! The streets were filled with vendors presenting their different types of art. Personally, I am no artist, nor have a creative bone in my...
A Deal for Every Day at Quinton’s

A Deal for Every Day at Quinton’s

I’ve always enjoyed Quinton’s food, but recently I discovered the specials they have for each day of the week. That’s right. Every. Day. I went on Wednesday, which the deal is 25% off food all day with Student ID, $3 bottled beer, and $3 Captain. I...
Alba Monday Night Special

Alba Monday Night Special

Hit that $6 burger special at Alba last night. Only in the bar, but, yowza. Good burger. Probably 8 options. And as many $6 drink options. And server Sarah was top notch!
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