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Your Morning Juice: Nov. 1 edition with all things dining and drinking in Des Moines

The newest restaurant in Des Moines

You’ll have to wait until next week, but Goldfinch is just about ready to fly. Read about the Midwestern fare with an Asian influence, the cocktails with fancy garnishes and whether you’ll be able to get the guacamole that Dos Rios used to serve.

The coolest bar opening in Des Moines

You’ll also have to wait for Hello, Marjorie to debut in the former Register building. Ahead of that, you have an excuse to get out of the house and try some of the new cocktails on Thursday night. Get the details here.

Celebrities love this restaurant in Des Moines

Model Tyra Banks dined there. So did actress Sophia Bush. Now Erika Alexander is the latest celebrity to dine at this restaurant in downtown Des Moines.

Blue Tomato on the move

Chef David Baruthio’s Blue Tomato pulls up stakes in Valley Junction to move the menu over to Prime Land & Sea in West Des Moines. That means you have a new lunch and happy hour place.

Spooky good times

Out for Halloween? Maybe we caught you at the Court Avenue Pub Crawl, Mickey’s Halloween Pub Crawl, Jokers or Miss Kitty's.

Nominate a friend for the YP of the Year award

Know a young professional who has dedicated his or her past year to improving the livelihood of central Iowa communities? We want to know about him or her. Find out how to nominate a young professional you know personally.