“Eat Like a Local: Restaurant Edition” – East Mill Bakeshop & Catering

East Mill Bakeshop and Catering is everything you picture a hometown bakeshop to be, offering freshly baked, homemade breads, muffins, & scones, delicious cookies, and homemade granola, with hand selected ingredients from local farms.  Seasonality and freshness is incorporated into everything you see at East Mill Bakeshop, from their selection of breads and baked goods, … Continue reading “Eat Like a Local: Restaurant Edition” – East Mill Bakeshop & Catering

Local Food Highlights: Lincoln Elementary School Food Pantry

Through a grant from Iowa’s Healthiest State Initiative, and a collaboration between Lincoln Elementary School and the St. Stephen’s Food Bank, Lincoln Elementary is now able to provide additional food to families at their school.  In early January, the Dubuque Community was awarded a 5-2-1-0 Grant through the Iowa Department of Public Health.  5-2-1-0 is … Continue reading Local Food Highlights: Lincoln Elementary School Food Pantry

“Eat Like a Local: Restaurant Edition” Breitbach’s Country Dining

Garden fresh tomatoes, cucumbers, and peppers…doesn’t that sound delightful?!  You can expect this and so much more from Breitbach’s Country Dining in Balltown, IA.  While summer may seem far away, you aren’t far from homemade goodness and fresh, local food at Breitbach’s Country Dining.  Started in 1852, Breitbach’s is Iowa’s oldest food and drink establishment … Continue reading “Eat Like a Local: Restaurant Edition” Breitbach’s Country Dining

“Eat Like a Local: Restaurant Edition” – Country Junction

If you live in Dubuque County, you’ve probably heard of Country Junction.  This hometown restaurant in Dyersville has a reputation for classic, Midwestern comfort foods like roast beef, mashed potatoes, and homemade pie.  Right off of Highway 20, Country Junction serves people from far and wide, especially over the summer travel season.  But what you … Continue reading “Eat Like a Local: Restaurant Edition” – Country Junction

“Eat Like a Local: Restaurant Edition” – Inspire Café  

It all began with coffee. Inspire Café opened a little over 3 years ago as a large coffee shop in Dubuque’s Millwork District.  As its name suggests, the place hopes to be a source of inspiration for its patrons, from coffee they serve to the food they offer.  The art on the walls features local … Continue reading “Eat Like a Local: Restaurant Edition” – Inspire Café