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jbd | | Aug 30, 2009 06:47 PM

How's that for a mouthful?

I'm currently residing in Brooklyn, NY and have decided that when my lease runs out in mid-2010, I'd like to take a stab at living in the Midwest. (As someone who has lived in both Southern and Northern California, two areas of Georgia, New Orleans, Austin, and NYC, I know plenty about relocation adventures!)

I'll be in Iowa City in October to check it out. I went to college and graduate school in Athens, GA and did love the college-town feel: small but not too small, friendly and cultured but not overwhelming.

My goal: to find a few good places to eat and drink while in town wherein I won't feel too "old" and out-of-touch with the youthful vibe of the town but also won't have to elbow fraternity brothers out of the way to get a drink at the bar. I love me some wine (and friendly bartenders!) and there will have to be something pescetarian-friendly on the menu.

Do places like this even exist? And will I be stared at endlessly as a single woman drinking and dining by herself in Iowa City?

Your help is much appreciated!

~JBD

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