2017 Best Between Bread · East Central Iowa · Iowa Food

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 5, Iowa City

Iowa City, IA: Johnson County When the sandwich shakes start one must never let them go too long without getting them taken care of. I’ve had this ailment many times and I’ve obviously turned to the sandwich masters for help. Her Soup Kitchen has amassed quite the following in Iowa City and they know how to work… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 5, Iowa City

2017 Best Between Bread · Family Adventures · Iowa Food · Southeast Iowa

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 4, Oakland Mills

Oakland Mills, IA: Henry County Just down the road from the city of Mount Pleasant is the small unincorporated community of Oakland Mills, right on the mighty Skunk River. Up from its banks is plenty of camping, disc golf, picnic areas, a historic walking bridge, and one of Iowa’s best destination eateries. You can’t have a… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 4, Oakland Mills

2017 Best Between Bread · East Central Iowa · Iowa Food

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 3, Hills

Hills, IA: Johnson County Right off of Main Street. Doesn’t that feel nice to say? So much attention is given to Iowa’s major cities and rightfully so. But there are so many places to explore in our small towns and there are plenty of great places to eat. A southern Johnson County oasis awaits the travelers… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 3, Hills

2017 Best Between Bread · East Central Iowa · Family Adventures · Iowa Food

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 2, Cedar Rapids

Czech Village-Cedar Rapids: Linn County The City of Five Seasons is home to A LOT of great place to eat and the traveling band of Team Goodvin has made many trips to take in as many of them as possible. Today’s visit brought us to one of Iowa’s most historic neighborhoods and the Village Meat Market &… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 2, Cedar Rapids

2017 Best Between Bread · Iowa Food · Northeast Iowa

The Best Between Bread- Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 1, Decorah

Decorah, IA: Winneshiek County What makes a great sandwich? Well, that’s up for debate and The Iowa Gallivant is here to keep it raging. And what better place to start our search than the home of the Norse in NE-IA. Our scrumptious first bite begins here…. Water Street in Decorah is where it’s at when you want shopping,… Continue reading The Best Between Bread- Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 1, Decorah

Gallivant Milestones and Moments · Iowa Food

Our 2016 Iowa Meal, After Meal, After Meal….

Do we ever cook meals at home? Great question! The answer is yes, but if you’re a regular reader of The Iowa Gallivant you’d be right to wonder when we’re ever home. We love Iowa and we love the culinary experiences that it produces. Here’s some of what Team Goodvin managed to discover and devour in 2016…… Continue reading Our 2016 Iowa Meal, After Meal, After Meal….

East Central Iowa · Family Adventures

Let’s Go Curling Now, Everybody’s Learning How….

Cedar Rapids, IA: Linn County I’m just going to come out and say it. My attention turns to curling every four years and mainly because I love hearing athletes bellow out instructions in foreign languages and yelling at rocks and ice. That being said, I’m a complete amateur at this sport, but that doesn’t mean that… Continue reading Let’s Go Curling Now, Everybody’s Learning How….