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 appears and smells of culinary delights from all-around the world as foodstuff vendors acquire to the streets through the Earth Foodstuff & Songs Pageant. The Increased Des Moines Partnership declared the return of the international foods and new music celebration from Sept. 16-18. Over the training course of the weekend, a wide range of live tunes performances, kid’s routines and cooking demonstrations will choose put among the the festivities. Past yr brought cuisines from Bosnia, Herzegovina, Ukraine, Puerto Rico, the Philippines, South Korea, Nigeria, Peru, Morocco, Nepal, Jamaica and El Salvador. The partnership is accepting applications for food vendors until May perhaps 15.

Award-winning 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 Global Cider Competition and has its sights established on the Grand Rapids, Michigan, Perry Competitiveness future 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 classification with its refreshing and thoroughly clean Unique 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 gained bronze medals in the fruit cider and spiced cider groups, respectively. Far more than 300 ciders from a few nations around the world participated in the yearly levels of competition. While the Fairfield taproom is at the moment closed, shoppers in tasting the award-winning ciders can obtain it in Hy-Vee stores all over the point out.

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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 business Lola’s Good Hot Sauce proceeds to broaden throughout the United States and Canada, and now shoppers can obtain new Lola’s-seasoned products in Casey’s, Kum & Go, Hy-Vee and Walmart. Soon after performing with Casey’s to generate grab-and-go treats seasoned with a dehydrated form of the Zesty Jalapeño very hot sauce, Hy-Vee contacted operator Taufeek Shaw to launch a new line of exceptional items. Cherry Jalapeño salsa, Fiery Chipotle Salsa, Mango Ginger Scotch Bonnet warm sauce and Ghost Pepper peanuts are rolling out in Hy-Vee suppliers only about the coming weeks. Retain an eye out for a new line of biscuits, too — a fantastic addition to your following 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.

Never miss: 515 Brewing (7700 University Ave., Clive) turns 9 this weekend and marks the event with a Saturday birthday bash it is calling the On Cloud 9 Birthday Revelry. Stop by the taproom from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. to test new brews and pick up prizes to celebrate the brewery’s final 12 months in the single digits.

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