Delhicacy brings Indian street fusion to Cedar Rapids

Booths are framed in sheer fabric at Delhicacy in Cedar Rapids. The restaurant is the expansion of NewBo City Market stand, Melting Bite. It offers a new and expanded menu of Indian fusion and street food. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)

Lanterns hang above the tables at Delhicacy in Cedar Rapids. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)

Photos and chimes hang on the walls at Delhicacy in Cedar Rapids. (Rebecca F. Miller/The Gazette)

CEDAR RAPIDS — Cedar Rapids’ newest Indian restaurant brings not only a new taste of the owner’s home, but a vision of it in a way many international cuisine restaurants

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Ono Bakehouse brings flavors from from Hawaii to Berkeley

Various desserts and snacks from Ono Bakehouse, a bakery in Berkeley featuring flavors from the Hawaiian islands. Credit: Momo Chang

Ono Bakehouse
1922 Martin Luther King Jr. (at Berkeley Way), suite B, Berkeley

Tucked among a small row of businesses on Martin Luther King Jr. Way in Berkeley is a modern, cozy shop selling pastries, cakes and snacks inspired by the Hawaiian islands. Ono Bakehouse opened during the pandemic, and has already found a following, being the only dedicated bakery in the East Bay to offer many of these treats.

“’Ono” means delicious in Hawaiian, and the bakery does not

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Fat Choy Brings Chinese Vegan Fare Into a Delicious New Era

a tray of food on a table: Mushroom sloppy joe and a Topo Chico

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Mushroom sloppy joe and a Topo Chico

As the food world continues to mine nostalgia plays to riff on birthday cake, Italian-American fare, Pop Tarts, and other bits of quintessential and sometimes questionable Americana, the loose meat sandwich known as a sloppy joe remains relatively overlooked, at least in its classic carnivorous form. Ambitious restaurants are not bending over backward to put it on menus like they are with yet another hamburger, and no one seems to be making Manwiches, as they’re sometimes atavistically called, with Japanese wagyu or caviar. Then again, it’s quite possible that

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Hsiang K brings an authentic Chinese karaoke experience to Newark | News

In the Park N Shop plaza on South Main Street, between a pizzeria and a laundromat, is Hsiang K, a Chinese karaoke experience. Each room is covered in neon lights, with enough space to dance around and belt out a song in front of an audience of friends while reading lyrics from a flat-screen TV.

Hsiang K owner Xipeng “Jason” Chen met his two co-owners, Haocheng Li and Hongjie Jin, while attending the University of Delaware. They realized that no karaoke bars similar to the ones they went to in China existed in the Newark area. Hsiang K means “missing

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