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Louie’s Wine Dive-Iowa River Landing: That’s All We Needed To Hear

*We were honored to be apart of the Louie’s Wine Dive grand opening and were provided with a special promotional opportunity to cover the big event. The opinions expressed in this article are of our own. Now, let’s Gallivant! Iowa River Landing in Coralville, IA: Johnson County There’s a new restaurant in Coralville and, in just… Continue reading Louie’s Wine Dive-Iowa River Landing: That’s All We Needed To Hear

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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Downtown Iowa City

Iowa City, IA:  Johnson County There’s always been a lot to do in Downtown Iowa City and, in recent years, the district has added A LOT more to experience with A LOT more on the way. We’ve been to several local meat lockers on Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip, but we’re not forgetting the metro areas and their hard… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Downtown Iowa City

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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing West Liberty

West Liberty, IA: Muscatine County You like sausage and cured meats? You bet you do! You like supporting locally owned family businesses here in Iowa? That’s a no-brain’er! Then you must be loving Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip. If this is the first stop you’ve made on this project, then you know how to pick’em. Right in… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing West Liberty

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Iowa Puts the Moo’s in Pulled Pork Madness

Newton, IA: Jasper County We have been known to travel a long way for many reasons. Over the weekend we found another way to get the family grocery-get’er fired up and rollin’ down the interstate. Thanks to the folks at Iowa Pork for launching a recent promotion, we can now say we went all this way for a… Continue reading Iowa Puts the Moo’s in Pulled Pork Madness

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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Malcom

Malcom, IA: Poweshiek County We’re all hitting up I-80 at some point during the year and we’re all going to get those road trip munchies and we all know there’s plenty of options along the way. Let’s not lose sight of Iowa’s most valued institutions. The locally treasured and family owned lockers that provide some… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Malcom

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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Keota

Keota, IA: Keokuk County By now you’ve noticed that we have found quite a few “links” to our recent travels on Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip. Our headquarters are in Iowa City and we have come to realize how many amazing local meat lockers are in Iowa and within and hour from our home. Keota Meat Processing fits into… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Keota

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Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Parnell

Parnell, IA: Iowa County We walked into Cook’s Meat Locker and the great variety of sausages, meat sticks, jerky, and much more caught our eyes right away. Think about all the classic bratwurst flavors. Traditional, smoked, cheese filled, jalapeno, breakfast and gummy bear. Waaaaaaait….Gummy bear? You heard that right… and the sausage makers at Cook’s swear by… Continue reading Iowa’s Wurst Road Trip: Casing Parnell