620 Grandview Ave. has long been a “sweet spot” in Dubuque. Beginning as the T.J. Donahue Grocery Store in 1900, there have been many reincarnations. Sullivan’s Grocery, the Grandview Milkhouse, and the Grandview Dairy. Many patrons have entered anticipating tasty treats. Today is no different as East Mill Bakeshop & Catering is now located there.

East Mill opened its doors in January of 2015 under the operation of Chef Nick Puls and his wife, Chef Emily Puls. They had already established themselves with a bake shop in East Dubuque, as well as regular appearances at the Dubuque Farmers’ Market where they began serving at the Grandview location. While their initial offerings were artisan breads and baked goods, East Mill has expanded its menu to include lunch, catering, and now, Sunday brunch!

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Richard G. Shaluly and Melanie Devaney
Richard G. Shaluly is a Southern boy, but he claims that he hasn't missed a beat when it comes to finding warm hospitality and good down-home cooking right here in the Midwest. He has never backed down from a good-looking cheeseburger, but he has also enjoyed getting to the bottom of mouth-watering dishes in cozy spots from California to the Caribbean. His passion for Middle Eastern cuisine keeps him always willing to follow the sound of the adventurous dinner bell, dive in deep, and try something new. Melanie Devaney lives in Epworth. In her ‘other life’ as a singer-songwriter, she has traveled all over the country, as well as in Europe, discovering many delicious meals along the way. With an emphasis on maintaining an overall healthy diet, Melanie strives to find the perfect balance between tasty and nutritious. As a Dubuque County native, Melanie is delighted to see so many new, high-quality restaurants opening throughout the area.


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