10 to Watch: Matt Steigerwald of Rapid Creek Cidery, Iowa City's new great restaurant
Writer: Zach Berg
Photographer: Joseph Cress
"In 2018, a signature dish for the restaurant emerged: quail stuffed with house-made sausage, topped with mushroom gumbo, sitting on Iowa grits."
In 2019, he hopes to expand the...
Food With a Focus on Happy
Writer: Wini Moranville
Photographer: Duane Tinkey
"What comes from the kitchen is seasonally driven, with food as locally sourced as possible. Down a tangle of gravel roads a few miles away, Paul Rasch, owner of the apple orchard that surrounds the Cidery,...
A Fresh Look at Apples from an Eastern Iowa Orchard
By: Hannah Agran
Recipes: Matt Steigerwald and Maggie Harris
Photographers Adam Albright and Andy Lyons
"Perched above an Iowa apple orchard, Rapid Creek Cidery promises farmstead libations and seasonal dishes that are as American as, well, you know—with a...
Decadent Dishes in the Iowa City and Cedar Rapids area
By Little Village Magazine
"Dietary restrictions can do exactly that—restrict one’s ability to find a decadent dinner spot. But since its addition to Wilson’s Orchard in 2017, Rapid Creek Cidery has quickly gained a following as one...
Rapid Creek Cidery is a new, great and thoroughly Iowan restaurant
By: Zach Berg
"Those behind Rapid Creek Cidery built it to showcase local foods and local ingredients, especially those from Wilson's Orchard itself. I could taste that in almost every bite.
With a Sunday brunch menu offering a...