Friday Food Tour  11.14.14
Nov 14, 2014
Amy in Friday Food Tour, bloody marys, holiday cocktails, restaurant reviews, soup

Happy Birthday to my favorite Iowa Foodie, Grant! He started celebrating yesterday just to be sure to get it all in. Hopefully we'll be eating lots of great food for his 'birthday-s' - at lots of different restaurants! So I can get started on the celebration, too, let's get to the Friday Food Tour...

Here's more Bloody Mary Madness for you - the Des Moines Register featured this article on one of the best little small town restaurants around - Augusta, in Oxford - and their awesome bloody mary.

Road Tips was back in town and this time he's eating at El Bait Shop in downtown Des Moines. Check out his post here.

More fun times with Mazy's Food Adventures - this time he stops in at Gateway Market and has bento boxes at Wasabi Tao. Love his perspective.

This cold weather really has me in the mood for soup - and since I love all things potato and bacon, this recipe for Cheesy Corn, Bacon & Potato Chowder from Ally's Sweet and Savory Eats sounds perfect. Because I like corn, too. Just not mushrooms. Blech.

If you're looking ahead to hosting a Holiday Cocktail Party, or are just looking for a new drink to celebrate Santa, check out The Drinks That Saved Your Holiday Party from Drinking in America. I'm going to try them all.

Stay warm this weekend!

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