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Fiesta Food: Cinco de Mayo chips, dips and salsaFiesta Food: Cinco de Mayo chips, dips and salsaFirst, I’m a guac-fanatic, so I’m predisposed to love the bright green chip dip, and Dos Rios has some of the best in the city.
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Fiesta drinks: Cinco de Mayo Sangria, margaritasFiesta drinks: Cinco de Mayo Sangria, margaritasConverge with friends on a patio and enjoy all that is magical about Mexican food in Des Moines on Cinco de Mayo.
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Where can you get Mexican food in central Iowa?Where can you get Mexican food in central Iowa?A directory of restaurants where Iowans can get Mexican food.
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4 central Iowa Cinco de Mayo events4 central Iowa Cinco de Mayo eventsFamily, friends, lovers of the libation and little ones, it’s time for a fiesta! Here are four events for a wide range of ages.
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Fong's Pizza in Ankeny opens TuesdayFong's Pizza in Ankeny opens TuesdayCrab Rangoon and other local favorites will be available the new Fong's Pizza in Ankeny
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Poll: What's your favorite thing about the farmers market?Poll: What's your favorite thing about the farmers market?Poll: What's your favorite thing about the farmers market?
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Make the most of ramp and morel seasonMake the most of ramp and morel seasonA handy guide to finding and cooking two of spring's delights, ramps and morels
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59 photos: Opening day at 2014 Downtown Farmers' Market59 photos: Opening day at 2014 Downtown Farmers' MarketDennis Smith of D&D Ag in Paton, Iowa displays a dozen farm fresh eggs at opening day of the Downtown Farmer's Market on Saturday, May 3, 2014, in downtown Des Moines, Iowa.
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‘Thrash metal Def Leppard,’ Green Death, releases second album‘Thrash metal Def Leppard,’ Green Death, releases second album“Manufacturing Evil” is online, in stores this week
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11 photos: Last Downtown Farmers' Market of 201411 photos: Last Downtown Farmers' Market of 2014Some of the last tomatoes of the year were grabbed up at the last outdoor 2014 Farmer's Market in downtown Des Moines on Saturday Oct. 25, 2014.
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Review: Neutral Milk Hotel tranfixes Iowa City crowdReview: Neutral Milk Hotel tranfixes Iowa City crowdEnigmatic frontman Jeff Mangum wows with legendary indie band
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Pro bull riders risk life and limb for one more ridePro bull riders risk life and limb for one more rideOne of the world's top bull riders talks about spending life on the road — and on bulls' backs — in his quest to be world champion.
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Join us: #IA365 photowalk at the Downtown Farmers MarketJoin us: #IA365 photowalk at the Downtown Farmers MarketJoin the #IA365 community and Register photographer Kelsey Kremer for a photowalk at the first Downtown Farmers Market.
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'Age of Ultron' is an Avengers overdose'Age of Ultron' is an Avengers overdoseAs a sequel, it pushes further into emotionality and complexity
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Police identify man shot outside Val Air BallroomPolice identify man shot outside Val Air BallroomWest Des Moines police detectives interviewing injured man at a Des Moines hospital
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Worried Iowans brace for impact of bird fluWorried Iowans brace for impact of bird fluNationally, food companies, consumers could see higher prices for poultry, eggs.
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What you need to know about bird fluWhat you need to know about bird fluNo infections of the bird flu virus have been detected in people.
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Food Porn: Table 128 Bistro + BarFood Porn: Table 128 Bistro + BarHead out west this spring for a homegrown, American dining experience at Table 128.
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Spring cleaning tips you should knowSpring cleaning tips you should knowNow that we have all come out of hibernation mode and the weather is warming up, it's time to open all of the windows.
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RoCA's hottest drink: the Smoking GunRoCA's hottest drink: the Smoking GunThe drink is made with Bulleit Bourbon, maple syrup, Angostura Bitters and wood chip smoke
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Iowan vows to give away $100K to financial quiz champsIowan vows to give away $100K to financial quiz champsMike Finley insists his donated money will make a point about need for financial literacy.
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Lauren M.G. Burt: Etiquette is more than which fork to useLauren M.G. Burt: Etiquette is more than which fork to useAs someone who once worked in the political arena, the upcoming election has prompted me to examine why etiquette — and civility — are more essential today than ever before.
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Extended trail to help bike commuters, communitiesExtended trail to help bike commuters, communitiesThe newly extended Chichaqua Valley Trail will carve a longer path for cyclists.
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A professor's quest for the purest vodkaA professor's quest for the purest vodkaFrom the heavens to a shot glass: Iowa State professor uses ozone gas to create an impurity-free vodka.
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Tech Talk: EntreFEST's final keynote announcedTech Talk: EntreFEST's final keynote announcedThe 2015 entrepreneurial event in Iowa City has named its headlining keynote speaker.
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Moving mountains for 'The Lion King'Moving mountains for 'The Lion King'Stage crews are halfway through the set-up for the show, which opens here Tuesday.
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Best Bets: Things to do in MayBest Bets: Things to do in MayIt's considered good luck to wear a hat to the Kentucky Derby, so go all out and show off your best derby attire at the 8th Annual American Cancer Society's Coaches vs. Cancer Kentucky Derby Gala.
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Next week the Drake Relays pole vault will debut on Court Avenue. Before that, ride along and see what it feels like to pole vault with this video shot with GoPros at a practice at Drake Fieldhouse.
IKEA is branching out into weddings, and their new service is basically like the Jib-Jab dancing Christmas Elves, only this time, heads are placed on bride and groom bodies, and the venue is furnished with IKEA tables and knick knacks.
French mathematician Jonathan Touboul has created an equation that analyzes the 'hipster' phenomenon.
Florida Senator Marco Rubio has officially thrown his hat into the ring for the 2016 Presidential race. Here are 10 fun facts about him.
Curious which cities in the U.S. have the worst traffic? You may be surprised. Krystin Goodwin (@Krystingoodwin) has the top five U.S. cities with the worst traffic congestion.
USA TODAY's Robert Bianco previews FX's 'Justified' for Tuesday, April 14.
Sales of the Apple Watch have gotten off to a solid start, with nearly one million people placing an order for the device on the first day it became available. According to research firm Slice Intelligence, 957,000 people in the U.S. pre-ordered an
USA TODAY Tech columnist Ed Baig has been wearing an Apple Watch for the past week. Here are his thoughts on Apple's most anticipated since the iPad.
Staff members of the Des Moines Register share what it was like covering the historic Younkers fire one year ago.
Apple has yet to announce a price for the gold edition of the Apple Watch when it goes on sale in April, but online guessing games have topped $10,000. How much would you for the gold Apple Watch? Jefferson Graham asks consumers.