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 after all over again fill with the seems and smells of culinary delights from all-around the earth as food stuff suppliers take to the streets all through the Planet Food & Songs Pageant. The Higher Des Moines Partnership declared the return of the worldwide meals and new music event from Sept. 16-18. Around the training course of the weekend, a range of reside music performances, children’s activities and cooking demonstrations will take spot amid the festivities. Past yr introduced cuisines from Bosnia, Herzegovina, Ukraine, Puerto Rico, the Philippines, South Korea, Nigeria, Peru, Morocco, Nepal, Jamaica and El Salvador. The partnership is accepting programs for food items vendors until Might 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-primarily based Jefferson County Ciderworks brought home five awards at the fourth once-a-year New York Global Cider Opposition and has its sights set on the Grand Rapids, Michigan, Perry Levels of competition up coming thirty day period. Not only did the cidery pick up the title of Iowa Cider Producer of the Calendar year, it also took the gold medal in the Modern day Cider group with its refreshing and clean up Primary Apple Cider. A silver medal went to the Black ‘n Blue Session Cider in the fruit cider group, and Jefferson County’s Cranberry Orange and Apple Pie flavors earned bronze medals in the fruit cider and spiced cider types, respectively. A lot more than 300 ciders from a few nations around the world participated in the annual competitors. While the Fairfield taproom is at this time closed, shoppers in tasting the award-profitable ciders can come across it in Hy-Vee stores all around the state.

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Spicy snacks from Lola’s head to Hy-Vee

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

Locally-owned enterprise Lola’s Fantastic Sizzling Sauce continues to broaden throughout the United States and Canada, and now consumers can locate new Lola’s-seasoned solutions in Casey’s, Kum & Go, Hy-Vee and Walmart. After doing the job with Casey’s to produce grab-and-go treats seasoned with a dehydrated variety of the Zesty Jalapeño hot sauce, Hy-Vee contacted owner Taufeek Shaw to launch a new line of distinctive products. Cherry Jalapeño salsa, Fiery Chipotle Salsa, Mango Ginger Scotch Bonnet very hot sauce and Ghost Pepper peanuts are rolling out in Hy-Vee outlets only around the coming weeks. Preserve an eye out for a new line of biscuits, too — a best addition to your upcoming 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.

Don’t overlook: 515 Brewing (7700 University Ave., Clive) turns 9 this weekend and marks the event with a Saturday birthday bash it can be calling the On Cloud 9 Birthday Revelry. Cease by the taproom from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. to check out new brews and decide on up prizes to celebrate the brewery’s final year in the solitary digits.

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