2017 Best Between Bread · East Iowa · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 41, Walcott

Walcott, IA: Scott County Just off of Interstate 80 and right next to the world’s largest truck stop is Gramma’s Kitchen and a menu that would be grandma approved by many. That’s right folks, it’s homemade here with a touch of a little more homemade and at the end they to add more homemade. Sometimes staying ON the… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 41, Walcott

2017 Best Between Bread · East Iowa · Iowa Food

The Best between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 38, Eldridge

Eldridge, IA: Scott County There’s a few things in this world that I would be willing to eat everyday for the rest of my life. BBQ is without a doubt on that list. Another thing that people would love to do everyday is golf. If only there was a place where you could do both. Guess… Continue reading The Best between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 38, Eldridge

2017 Best Between Bread · East Iowa · Iowa Food

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 15, Hale

Hale, IA: Jones County (Our 50th County!) It’s the same old story. You’re craving a great sandwich and you’ll go to any length to get it. We loaded up the gallivant-mobile and set out for the historic Grant Wood Trail to the tiny village of Hale and one of East Iowa’s best destination restaurants. The beef-loving… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 15, Hale

2017 Best Between Bread · East Iowa · Iowa Food · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 12, Dubuque

Dubuque, IA: Dubuque County When Italian hunger strikes, you must never put it off. Even if you’re not Italian. Which I am not. That being said Dubuque Dawgs has one of Iowa’s best mouthfuls of what Chicago calls its own. However, we Iowans are partial to this combination and Illinois isn’t big enough to keep this completely on… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 12, Dubuque

East Iowa · Family Adventures

One of Iowa’s Greatest Wetlands Experience at the Hurstville Lime Kilns

Hurstville, IA: Jackson County There is nothing better than being on a road trip with a clear mission and completely going off course. That is the daily life of Team Goodvin and what supplies the important Adrenalin that keep The Iowa Gallivant soldiering on. We made a commitment years ago to give credence to the… Continue reading One of Iowa’s Greatest Wetlands Experience at the Hurstville Lime Kilns

East Iowa · Family Adventures · Iowa State Parks · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

Al Capone and The Mines of Spain

Dubuque, IA: Dubuque County Conquering the Mississippi River is no easy task. That’s why it takes multiple trips of exploring, discovery, and a lot of reconnaissance. It’s a good thing Team Goodvin is more than capable to continue this mission. We’ve made the Dubuque County loop before and we’re back to pick up where we left… Continue reading Al Capone and The Mines of Spain

2016 Taco Tour · East Iowa · Iowa Food · The Mud Belt-Traveling the Mississippi

Hecho En Iowa-A Search for the Best Hometown Tacos: Locale 14, Bettendorf

Bettendorf, IA: Scott County’s Scott County The look on the faces when you tell them that you’re looking for the best Hometown Tacos in Iowa. And then the look as you tell them you’re crowning a champion in December. Azteca 3 wants this award! And they brought out a platter of their finest tacos to… Continue reading Hecho En Iowa-A Search for the Best Hometown Tacos: Locale 14, Bettendorf