They promise you’ll never be disappointed with the food here — even the regular spaghetti. It’s time to up your food game, and stop having the “I don’t know, where do you want to go? That ends now, because Centro is here, and the people of Des Moines think it’s damn good. Runners-up: Zombie Burger Drink Lab; Jethro’s BBQ Best Fine Dining Centro Tile floor: check. Fine wines and expertly set plates: check and check. Runners-up: Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar; Django Best Chef George Formaro If you’ve been around Des Moines for a while, you probably know George Formaro’s name.
From wine and cocktails to pasta and dessert, everything wins at Centro. Centro goes above and beyond to bring fine dining to the heart of Des Moines, and the readers would like to recognize it. If you haven’t, this ought to help: He’s the creative mastermind behind Centro, Django, South Union Bread Café, Gateway Market & Café, Zombie Burger and Malo. Runners-up: Zombie Burger Drink Lab; John & Nick’s Steak & Prime Rib Best Valley Junction Restaurant Chuck Celsi’s Tavern Restaurant Margaritas, root beer floats, Chicago deep dish, lasagna — that might sound like a strange combination, but the Tavern makes it work exceptionally well.
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With innovative ideas, strong leadership and unique skills, these people have made a difference — and our readers show their appreciation for that year after year with these awards. Runners-up: Malo; Ro CA Best Family Restaurant Zombie Burger Drink Lab At first thought, it might seem odd that our readers chose an undead theme as the Best Family Restaurant in Des Moines. Runners-up: Jethro’s BBQ; Tursi’s Latin King Best Kept Secret on the Restaurant Scene Marino’s Italian Restaurant Sometimes it’s hard to find good spaghetti outside your own kitchen.
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For information call (515) 241-4248 or (515) 241-8505. The group meets the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 5 p.m. Throughout the year, each member of the Stoddard colorectal cancer multidisciplinary team will speak to the group. A national support group for prostate cancer survivors and their families that offers information, counseling and educational meetings. For anyone who has a diagnosis of oral, head or neck cancer. For adolescent and young adult (AYA) oncology patients, survivors and family.
The group meets the 4th Tuesday of each month at p.m. This group is open to patients that are newly diagnosed, currently getting treatment, have completed treatment or at any stage in their cancer journey and to their family members. For anyone whose cancer has progressed to Stage IV. This support group is open to persons with ovarian or any type of gynecological cancer and survivors as well as their families and friends. This support is open to persons with brain tumors as well as their family and friends. A support and education system for young women at high risk for breast and ovarian cancer. A support group for those who have had a diagnosis of breast cancer. This support group brings AYAs together for conversations, guidance, and understanding every 2nd Thursday of the month at p.m.
Best New Restaurant Eatery A Using local ingredients for each dish and local reclaimed wood for the building and foundation of the restaurant, Eatery A is dedicated to Iowa and its patrons. But when it comes to food that satisfies guests of all ages, Zombie Burger really has the edge. Even the best Italian restaurants won’t make it the way you usually like it, and it never really seems worth the price.
They boast delicious Mediterranean food and a fantastic happy hour with half-off pizzas, beer and wine every day before 6 p.m. From its gourmet toppings on burgers to the cereal-infused smoothies, kids and adults both love it. That’s not the case at Marino’s Italian Restaurant, as the voters point out by naming it the Best Kept Secret on the Restaurant Scene. Runners-up: Cooper’s on 5th; Flying Mango Best Restaurant Period Centro Some words of advice: stop settling.