The building that, for many years, housed a bakery and more recently, the Athenian Grill and Mi Ranchito, now has a new occupant: Foodie Garage Eatery. Chuck Bowers and his wife Alysia were on a Harley trip to an East Dubuque car show when they saw the building for sale on University Avenue. And that was the point in time they decided to make Dubuque their new home.

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Residing in Dubuque, Sandra and Jim Evans have been married for 30 years and have raised two daughters. Currently, Sandra enjoys retirement, having taught upper-level high school English courses for 21 years in Southwest Wisconsin. As a “foodie,” she enjoys spending time in her kitchen cooking and loves to grow a variety of fruits, vegetables, and herbs in her backyard. Jim teaches marketing courses at Dubuque Senior, where he has taught for the past 35 years. He also teaches a college-level Customer Service class through NICC. Both Jim and Sandra enjoy dining out and trying new restaurants, which make them a good fit for the restaurant reviews.


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