September 1, 2022
KFC on Kiwanis Avenue reopened Tuesday after a three-month renovation project. It has a new look inside and out.
Crumbled cookies returned the pink sugar cookie as a weekly menu staple, but it’s what the cookie store calls an improved recipe. With the pink sugar cookie taking a spot on the six-cookie weekly rotation list, Crumbl offers a unique seventh flavor during a surprise week each month. To find out what it is, you will have to check the app. Mystery Cookie flavors will rotate at least every three days or as often as daily.
Sickies Garage Burgers and Beers has a special football-inspired fall menu. Choices include totchos, meatloaf fudge, and chili mac and cheese. For dessert, try apple pie nachos – cinnamon and sugar tortilla chips topped with apple pie filling, a drizzle of caramel and whipped cream.
Zoop, which closed in late June for repairs and renovations, and hoped to reopen in early August, remains closed. An updated note on the door reads: “To all of our fabulous Zoup customers, we are slowly but surely getting things ready for the reopening of the store. We’re sorry for the length of the closure, but stay tuned for an upcoming reopening date. »
Oh my cupcakes created a signature cupcake for Country apple orchard, which begins its fall season on Friday. The new apple cupcake will be available only at the orchard along Route 115 in Harrisburg. The vanilla bean cupcake is topped with an apple pie made with apples from the orchard and the streusel baked inside. It is topped with a cream cheese frosting and a drizzle of salted caramel. Orchard hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday.
Calico Skies Winery and Vineyard offers one last chance to help with the harvest this weekend. Volunteers are needed from 7 a.m. to noon Saturday and Sunday to help pick La Crescent and Frontenac Gris grapes at the vineyard between Canton and Inwood, Iowa. The helpers receive donuts in the morning and wood-fired pizzas when the job is done. Adults also receive a bottle of wine. RSVP to [email protected] or call 712-753-2110.
Seven food trucks are collaborating on a marketing campaign to boost likes on their Facebook pages. One random winner will receive the Food Truck Golden Ticket, which is worth $25 worth of food in each truck. People must like and share the golden ticket video on each truck’s page. Participating trucks are The Big Orange Food Truck, FadeAways, The Hangover Hut, Old Skool Jersey Rippers & Balls, Rudy M. Navarrete’s Tex-Mex Catering, Tacos de Gringo and Windy City Bites.
Glacial Lakes Distillery and Brewery added a cheesecake cocktail flight to its Sunday-only offerings. Mimosa and Bloody Mary flights are also available. Hours are from noon to 8 p.m.
Renner Equipment at the northwest corner of the Renner/Crooks exit on Interstate 29 hosts food trucks every Thursday this month. Here is the schedule.
Kingbird Cafe in Brandon will begin hosting snacks for children ages 3-5. The first is September 13 and the reservation deadline is September 7. The price is $10 per child accompanied by an adult.
Wednesday night is the last Bike Night of the season at Red Rock Bar & Grill in Rowena. Maiden Dixie will play from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., and a winner will be drawn for the 2022 Indian Chief motorcycle, with proceeds benefiting the Children’s Home Society of South Dakota.
Schedule changes, service
Watercha Bowl began fall/winter hours, dropping its lunch service. The new hours are 5 p.m. to midnight Tuesday through Saturday.
It’s the last weekend for tropical snow in its place at the 34th and spring. Hours are noon to 6 p.m. The shaved ice trailer will continue to be available for public and private events.
First coffee stop, the new local kiosk at 12th and Ellis, changes hours starting Monday: 6 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday to Saturday, and it adds hours on Sunday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Songbird Kombucha at 26 and Minnesota has new hours of operation: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Friday.
The shrimp boil scheduled for Friday with Chief Omar Thorton at Glacial Lakes Distillery and Brewery has been cancelled.
Here are some more food and drink headlines from the past week.
All Day Cafe to reopen after adjusting to shortage of cooks
New franchisees take over CherryBerry east side
Lucky’s building receives interior and exterior upgrades
Downtown restaurant opens ghost kitchen