The World Food & Music Festival returns to Des Moines in September

Nay Baccam of the Hawaiian Grill holds $1 Hawaiian teriyaki chicken samples during the World Food & Music Festival at the Western Gateway Park in Des Moines, Friday, Sept. 17, 2021.

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The Western Gateway Park will when once again fill with the appears and smells of culinary delights from all-around the globe as food items suppliers just take to the streets through the Globe Food items & Audio Festival. The Greater Des Moines Partnership declared the return of the world wide foodstuff and tunes celebration from Sept. 16-18. Around the class of the weekend, a assortment of are living new music performances, children’s activities and cooking demonstrations will take area among the the festivities. Final 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 foodstuff vendors until May 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 yearly New York Intercontinental Cider Competitors and has its sights set on the Grand Rapids, Michigan, Perry Level of competition subsequent month. Not only did the cidery pick up the title of Iowa Cider Producer of the 12 months, it also took the gold medal in the Contemporary Cider group with its refreshing and clean up First Apple Cider. A silver medal went to the Black ‘n Blue Session Cider in the fruit cider class, and Jefferson County’s Cranberry Orange and Apple Pie flavors acquired bronze medals in the fruit cider and spiced cider types, respectively. More than 300 ciders from a few countries participated in the once-a-year competitors. While the Fairfield taproom is at present closed, consumers in tasting the award-winning ciders can obtain it in Hy-Vee outlets about the condition.

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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 corporation Lola’s High-quality Sizzling Sauce proceeds to extend across the United States and Canada, and now shoppers can discover new Lola’s-seasoned solutions in Casey’s, Kum & Go, Hy-Vee and Walmart. Immediately after doing work with Casey’s to generate seize-and-go snacks seasoned with a dehydrated sort of the Zesty Jalapeño warm sauce, Hy-Vee contacted owner Taufeek Shaw to launch a new line of special goods. Cherry Jalapeño salsa, Fiery Chipotle Salsa, Mango Ginger Scotch Bonnet scorching sauce and Ghost Pepper peanuts are rolling out in Hy-Vee stores only about the coming weeks. Continue to keep an eye out for a new line of biscuits, too — a perfect addition to your future 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.

Really don’t miss out on: 515 Brewing (7700 University Ave., Clive) turns nine this weekend and marks the event with a Saturday birthday bash it truly is calling the On Cloud 9 Birthday Revelry. Cease by the taproom from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. to test new brews and pick up prizes to rejoice the brewery’s last 12 months in the one digits.

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