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Where in the QC Can I Get a Pizza Puff?
I was out walking yesterday when I saw this wrapper for the Pizza Puff. Growing up in the Chicago suburbs you could get a Pizza Puff at almost any neighborhood hot dog joint. Outside of Chicago, that's proven to be more difficult. Where in the QC Can I Get a Pizza Puff...
Bettendorf High School Students Kick Off Hunger Drive
Students at Bettendorf High School are helping fight food insecurity in the Quad Cities. The term "food insecurity" was new to me, but I've learned it means "the state of being without reliable access to a sufficient quantity of affordable nutritious food...
Dogtoberfest IX Will Be Held In Bettendorf This Year
Dogtoberfest IX will be held at a new location this year. The event which features a live auction, gift basket raffles, food and drink will be held at the Crow Creek Dog Park, 4800 Devils Glen Road, Bettendorf, from 12:00 noon until 3:30 pm on Sunday, October 1. Th...
Food Truck Discussion Held in Bettendorf Tonight
Food trucks have been appearing on the scene in the Quad-Cities in the past year or so, but so far the City of Bettendorf has no regulations.
The city will host a meeting regarding issues relating to food trucks in Bettendorf at a public open house tonight, Aug...
10 of the Quad-Cities Most Iconic Foods
What foods would you miss if you didn't live in the Quad-Cities? I am a native Quad-Citian, but my family moved to Florida for four years. Along with our family, friends, the Mississippi River, and good old-fashioned Midwest hospitality, we craved these 10 iconic foods and restaurants while we …
Take Me Out To The Ball Game, But I’ll Need A Loan First
I'm going on vacation this week. I can't wait to relax and recharge. I'm not going on a lavish vacation. In fact, I'm not going far.
I'm going to go see the City of Chicago come together for the Crosstown Classic. The World Champion Chicago Cubs take on the Chicago White Sox …
New Restaurant Coming to Rock Island
About four years ago, Food Network's 'Restaurant Impossible' rolled into my neighborhood in Rock Island to tape an episode at Goombazz on 18th Avenue.  Whatever issues led to the Food Network show being called in, those issues didn't disappear after the show aired, and …
Farmer’s Markets Open Throughout Quad Cities Region
We have some pretty regimented weekend routines at our house. The Mrs. likes to head out early on Saturday morning to the Farmer's Market beside Modern Woodman Park in Davenport. I often joke to her on the way out the door to make sure she takes the time to "pick out a nice, ripe farme…
Fresh Thyme and Natural Grocers Bring Healthy Choices to QCA
Two new stores featuring healthy and organic food are opening in Davenport in the next two weeks.
Natural Grocers announced recently that their store in the old Ruby Tuesday's location at 53rd Street and I-74 would open on April 19. The chain's website says they are known for high quality a…

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