Proudfoot & Bird opened this week on the first floor of Hotel Fort Des Moines and we're super excited to give it a try.
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It's in the spot where Django was previously located, 1000 Walnut St.
State of play: The hotel closed in 2015 as part of a $50 million renovation.
The restaurant is the first piece to reopen.
The lunch menu: A few of the small plates included butternut squash soup ($12), truffle parmesan fries ($8), shishito peppers ($8)
Main dishes: Handmade "pasta du jour" ($15), grilled pimento cheese sandwich ($12) and a burger with applewood bacon and local cheddar ($16).
⏰ Weekdays: 11am-2pm and 4-10pm (until 11pm on Fridays).
Weekends: Saturday: 10:30am-2pm and 4-11pm; Sunday 10:30am-2pm and 4-9pm.
Fun fact: The restaurant's name honors the hotel's original architects, Willis Proudfoot and George Bird.
Hotel Fort Des Moines’ $50 million renovation is nearly complete. Photo: Jason Clayworth/Axios
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