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Jackie Hoermann - May 21, 2013
There's a new burger gang in Ames
This Iowa-based chain boasts loose ground beef as its trademark sandwich. Add favorite condiments to this tasty and satisfying fast-food meal and you'll know why it's a regional favorite. French fries and a few other choices can be added to round out the fare.
Datebook Diner's top spots for steaks
Reporter Joe Lawler tackles 3 plates requiring a man-sized appetite
This place always seems to be humming and the parking lot is almost always full. On weekends, the line stretches out the door around dinner time. Why? A nice, pleasant and slightly upscale atmosphere with interesting things going on. Watch through glass walls to see foods being cooked and beers...
By W.E. Moranville, Datebook Diner - February 11, 2009
Datebook Diner dishes the best restaurant deals for each day of the week
Biaggi\'s Ristorante Italiano in West Des Moines offers Italian cuisine with generous portions. The atmosphere is relaxed, but sophisticated and can be perfect for either a family get together or a romantic meal. Biaggi\'s is a popular spot for lunch or dinner with Italian flair.
By Brianne Sanchez - September 21, 2010
A self-proclaimed "Pesky Diner" explores Des Moines' dining scene
Sophia Ahmad - February 12, 2013
Great sushi, big-city ambiance at Wasabi Tao
Jess Knight | Metromix - May 15, 2012
It’s a loaded sandwich that started as a once-a-week option before a cult following encouraged the staff to sell the sandwich every day. The sandwich starts on a hoagie bun, then roasted turkey and ham are piled on and covered in Baby Swiss cheese. Finally, a homemade Parmesan sauce is heartily...
By W.E. Moranville, Datebook Diner - March 1, 2009
Specials and features on Thursdays
La Hacienda Mexican Restaurant offers authentic Mexican food at a great price and with friendly service. Start dinner at La Hacienda with warm chips and salsa, then choose from the many made-to-order Mexican dishes, add a cold margarita (non-alcoholic too) and top it all of with a great Mexican...
This aptly named restaurant offers an astounding assortment of Asian delights. Enjoy a sizzling plate of Thai, Korean or Japanese cuisine that promptly arrives in ten minutes or less. Cafe Fuzion allows you to sip your own vino sans the corking fee.
Machine Shed's cinnamon roll edged out Waveland Cafe's Lumberman