The Earth Foods & 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 appears and smells of culinary delights from all-around the entire world as foodstuff suppliers acquire to the streets in the course of the World Food & Music Competition. The Bigger Des Moines Partnership announced the return of the world-wide food stuff and new music occasion from Sept. 16-18. Over the class of the weekend, a range of live audio performances, kid’s functions and cooking demonstrations will choose location among the the festivities. Very last 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 meals vendors until May 15.

Award-successful 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 yearly New York Intercontinental Cider Level of competition and has its sights established on the Grand Rapids, Michigan, Perry Level of competition subsequent thirty day period. 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 Modern day Cider classification with its refreshing and clean Authentic Apple Cider. A silver medal went to the Black ‘n Blue Session Cider in the fruit cider category, and Jefferson County’s Cranberry Orange and Apple Pie flavors earned bronze medals in the fruit cider and spiced cider groups, respectively. A lot more than 300 ciders from three nations around the world participated in the annual level of competition. While the Fairfield taproom is currently closed, clients in tasting the award-winning ciders can discover it in Hy-Vee stores all over the condition.

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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.

Domestically-owned firm Lola’s Fantastic Scorching Sauce continues to develop across the United States and Canada, and now clients can discover new Lola’s-seasoned goods in Casey’s, Kum & Go, Hy-Vee and Walmart. Following operating with Casey’s to make seize-and-go snacks seasoned with a dehydrated type of the Zesty Jalapeño scorching sauce, Hy-Vee contacted owner Taufeek Shaw to start a new line of unique solutions. Cherry Jalapeño salsa, Fiery Chipotle Salsa, Mango Ginger Scotch Bonnet sizzling sauce and Ghost Pepper peanuts are rolling out in Hy-Vee retailers only over the coming months. Maintain an eye out for a new line of biscuits, too — a ideal addition to your subsequent charcuterie board.

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An On Cloud 9 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.

You should not overlook: 515 Brewing (7700 University Ave., Clive) turns nine this weekend and marks the occasion with a Saturday birthday bash it really is calling the On Cloud 9 Birthday Revelry. Halt by the taproom from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. to test new brews and choose up prizes to celebrate the brewery’s last calendar year in the solitary digits.

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