WAVELAND CAFE | BREAKFAST

Restaurant: Waveland Cafe | Facebook: Waveland Cafe  | 4708 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311 | 9/4/2017

YANKEE CLIPPER | DINNER

Restaurant: Yankee Clipper | Twitter: @YankeeClipperIA  | 2312 SW Maple St, Ankeny, IA 50023 | 5/23/2017

RITUAL CAFE | LUNCH

Restaurant: Ritual Cafe | Twitter: None  | 1301 Locust Street Ste. D, Des Moines, IA 50309 | 4/15/2017 |

BUBBA | DINNER

Restaurant: Bubba | Twitter: Nope! But you can find them on Facebook or Instagram. | 200 10th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309 | 3/18/2017 Rating? Grace: 4/5 Josh: 4.38/5 Why Bubba? Josh: Roll Tide Grace: We were going to an Iowa Wild game that night and decided to have a fancy-ish dinner beforehand. Dead serious. This is not the first time, either. Couple years ago, we went to Django…

CENTRO | DINNER

Restaurant: Centro | Twitter: @CentroDSM | 1003 Locust St, Des Moines, IA 50309 | 2/11/2017

5 BOROUGH BAGELS | BREAKFAST

Restaurant: 5 Borough Bagels | Twitter: @5boroughbagels | 13435 University Ave #300, Clive, IA 50325 | 1/22/2017

A DONG | LUNCH

Restaurant: A Dong | Twitter: @ADongDM  | 1511 High St, Des Moines, IA 50309 | 1/14/2017 |

PERKUP CAFE | BREAKFAST

Restaurant: PerKup Cafe | Twitter: @Perkup_Cafe | 2700 University Ave #328, West Des Moines, IA 50266 | 12/23/2016

LA PIZZA HOUSE | DINNER

Restaurant: La Pizza House | Twitter: None  | 1440 Maury St, Des Moines, IA 50317 | 11/25/2016

NOODLE ZOO | LUNCH

Restaurant: Noodle Zoo | Twitter: @noodle_zoo  | 601 E Locust St #101, Des Moines, IA 50309 | 10/31/2016

AKEBONO | DINNER

Restaurant: Akebono | Twitter: None  | 215 10th St, Des Moines, IA 50309 | 10/20/2016

CAFE DIEM | LUNCH

Restaurant: Cafe Diem | Twitter: @cafediem_ankeny  | 2005 S Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023 | 8/28/2016

THE OTHER PLACE | DINNER

Restaurant: The Other Place | Twitter: @TheOPClive  | 12401 University Avenue Clive, IA 50325 | 8/27/2016

EATERY A | DINNER

Restaurant: Eatery A | Twitter: @EateryA_DSM | 2932 Ingersoll Ave, Des Moines, IA 50312 | 7/16/16

VAN DEES | DESSERT

Restaurant: Van Dees | Twitter: @VanDeesIceCream | 5915 Merle Hay Rd, Johnston, IA 50131 | 6/5/2016

THAI FLAVORS | DINNER

Restaurant: Thai Flavors | Twitter: none | 757 N Ankeny Blvd, Ankeny, IA 50023 | 5/26/2016

SMOKEY ROW | LUNCH

Restaurant: Smokey Row | Twitter: @smokeyrow | 1910 Cottage Grove, Des Moines, IA 50314 | 5/22/2016

MI PATRIA | DINNER

Restaurant: Mi Patria | Twitter: none | 1410 22nd St, West Des Moines, IA 50266| 4/21/2016

CICI’S PIZZA | DINNER

Restaurant: Cici’s Pizza | Twitter: @MyCicis | 3411 SE 14th St, Des Moines, IA 50320 | 3/31/2016

MIYABI 9 | DINNER

Restaurant: Miyabi 9 | Twitter: @miyabi9_dsm | 512 E. Grand Ave, Des Moines, IA 50309 | 3/26/2016

GUSTO | LUNCH

Restaurant: Gusto Pizza Co. | Twitter: @GustoPizzaDM | 8950 University Ave. Suite 105 West Des Moines, IA 50266 | 3/16/2016

LOUIE’S WINE DIVE | DINNER

Restaurant: Louie’s Wine Dive | Twitter: @LouiesWineDive | 4040 University Ave, Suite A Des Moines, IA | 2/27/2016

FELIX AND OSCAR’S | DINNER

Restaurant: Felix and Oscar’s | Twitter: @felixandoscars | 4050 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, IA | 2/6/2016

SCRATCH CUPCAKERY | DESSERT

Restaurant: Scratch Cupcakery | Twitter: @scratchbakery | 7450 Bridgewood Blvd Suite 215, West Des Moines, IA | 1/24/16

Our Favorite Restaurants of 2015

Fun fact: Josh loves end-of-the-year lists. Loves ’em. Don’t ask me why, I don’t know, but between Christmas & end-of-the-year round-ups, he’s positively giddy the last 2 weeks of December. It’s great. In the spirit of that excitement, we’re recapping our favorite restaurants of 2015 – I chose 5 & he chose 5. Without further…

KRUNKWICH RAMEN HOUSE | LUNCH

Restaurant: Krunkwich Ramen House | Twitter: @krunkwich | 621 Des Moines Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 | 12/11/15

TAVERN | DINNER

Restaurant: The Tavern | 205 5th Street, West Des Moines, IA 50265 | Twitter: @TheTavernPizza | 12/3/15

AMERICANA | DINNER

Restaurant: Americana | 1312 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA | Twitter: @AmericanaDSM| 11/15/15

BAR LOUIE | DINNER

Restaurant: Bar Louie | 7105 Mills Civic Parkway Suite 150, West Des Moines, IA 50266  | Twitter: @BarLouie 

BLUE TOMATO KITCHEN | DINNER

Restaurant: Blue Tomato Kitchen | Twitter: @BlueTomatoDSM | 860 1st St, West Des Moines, IA 50265 | 10/31/2015

TSING TSAO | LUNCH

Restaurant: Tsing Tsao (West), 3846 100th St, Urbandale, IA 50322 | Twitter: Nope | 10/26/2015

SAKARI SUSHI LOUNGE | DINNER

Restaurant: Sakari Sushi Lounge, 2605 Ingersoll Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50312 | Twitter: @SakariSushiDSM | 10/13/2015

HIGH LIFE LOUNGE – DINNER

Restaurant: The High Life Lounge, 200 Southwest 2nd Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309 | Twitter: @highlifelounge | 10/8/2015

WASABI CHI | DINNER

Restaurant: Wasabi Chi, 5418 Douglas Avenue, Des Moines | Twitter: nope | 9/25/2015

DRAKE DINER | BREAKFAST

Restaurant: Drake Diner | Twitter: @DrakeDiner |  1111 25th St, Des Moines, IA 50311 | 9/7/2015

VICTOR’S | DRINKS/APPS

Restaurant: Victor’s | Twitter: nope. | 7500 Douglas Ave, Urbandale, IA 50322 | 8/15/2015

B-BOPS | LUNCH

Restaurant: B-Bop’s | Twitter: nope 😦 | 7/4/2015 MERICA

MULLETS | DINNER

Restaurant: Mullets | 1300 SE 1st Street, Des Moines, IA | Twitter: @MulletsDM | 6/23/15

AMERICANA | BRUNCH

Restaurant: Americana | 1312 Locust Street, Des Moines, IA | Twitter: @AmericanaDSM| 6/20/15  

FIGHTING BURRITO | DINNER

Restaurant: The Fighting Burrito | 309 13th Street, Des Moines, IA | Twitter: @FightingBurrito | 6/9/15

BRICKHOUSE CAFE | BREAKFAST

Restaurant: Brickhouse Cafe | 5765 Merle Hay Road, Johnston, IA | 5/31/15 Hi! It’s Grace. We went to Brickhouse Cafe and Grip came with us! He’s guesting this post, so I’m being lazy 😉 Go to Brickhouse Cafe, eat pancakes, watch movies! It’s great! I don’t know what this Pokemon theme is but here we go.

GATEWAY MARKET | LUNCH

Restaurant: Gateway Market | 2002 Woodland Avenue, Des Moines, IA | Twitter: @GatewayMarket | 5/25/15

TASTY TACOS

Restaurant: Tasty Tacos | 2401 S.E. Delaware Avenue, Ankeny, IA | Twitter: @Tasty_Tacos | 5/9/15 Rating? Grace: 3 1/2 Stars Josh: 4.30 Stars Why did we choose Tasty Tacos? Grace: Josh had just moved to his new place in Ankeny so we were running errands and were hungry. I was maybe a little hungover and Tasty Tacos…

FONG’S | DINNER

Hi! It’s Grace. We went out to dinner with Nick & Megan to celebrate their recent engagement (YAY!!), and invited them to post with us since they’d never been to Fong’s! In order to save time/space, I’ll just be popping in here and there on this one 🙂 Enjoy! Fong’s Pizza | 223 4th Street, Des Moines,…

EL BAIT SHOP | DINNER

El Bait Shop | 200 SW 2nd Street Des Moines, IA 50309 | Twitter: @elbaitshop | 5/1/15

SMOKEY D’S | DINNER

Restaurant: Smokey D’s | 5055 NW 2nd Street Des Moines, IA 50309 | Twitter: @SmokeyDsBBQ | 4/18/15

MALO | DINNER

Restaurant: Malo | 900 Mulberry Street, Des Moines, IA 50309 | Twitter: @MaloDSM | 3/28/15