2017 Best Between Bread · East Central Iowa · Iowa Food

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 46, Nichols

Nichols, IA: Muscatine County Nestled right in the middle of the towns of Iowa City and Muscatine is the rural community of Nichols and they are showing how East Central Iowa how to innovate. So many times we look to the major metro areas for edgy, creative, and original culinary creations. Here’s the deal, folks.… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 46, Nichols

2017 Best Between Bread · East Central Iowa · Iowa Food

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 40, North Liberty

North Liberty, IA: Johnson County We all need that precious reason, excuse, motivation, or maybe a threat from a loved one to spark a road trip. Whatever that final image or reason is that triggers your curiosity and get you moving can be a lot of things. Gourmet cheeseburgers and an option to pour your own… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 40, North Liberty

2017 Best Between Bread · East Central Iowa · Iowa Food

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 23, Ely

Ely, IA: Linn County On the outskirts of Cedar Rapids is a growing little town that is home to a local sauce master evolving into a sandwich master. CR Whiskey Sauce Company is located on the main drag in Ely and it has made quite the name for itself with their countless sauces, rubs, and seasonings and a… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 23, Ely

2017 Best Between Bread · East Central Iowa · Iowa Food

The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 21, Shueyville

Shueyville, IA: Johnson County We headed to the Johnson County line in the pursuit of another local sandwich master. Lucky for us, Shuey’s Restaurant & Lounge was cranking them out with a crew that was cruising a busy dining room and showing the masses that they have what it takes to land a spot in The Iowa Gallivant‘s… Continue reading The Best Between Bread-Iowa’s Sandwich Masters: Locale 21, Shueyville

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 · 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

East Central Iowa · Museums and History · Roadside Iowa

Johnson County Poor Farm & Asylum

Iowa City, IA: Johnson County It’s 1855 and Iowa is only 12 years old. The young state is seeing a boom of population as the world discovers just how amazing the soil is while the farming culture takes root. It’s also a time that government controlled agencies are coming up with ways to take care… Continue reading Johnson County Poor Farm & Asylum

2016 Taco Tour · East Central Iowa · Iowa Food

Hecho En Iowa-A Search for the Best Hometown Tacos: Locale 3, Iowa City

Iowa City, IA: Johnson County The Gods of tacos have blessed many regions and we keep finding their spoils right here in Iowa. We were seeking delicious tacos, but we narrowed down our craving to one of the most unique cuts of beef and a true comfort food to thousands of taco consumers. Tres tripas tacos… Continue reading Hecho En Iowa-A Search for the Best Hometown Tacos: Locale 3, Iowa City

East Central Iowa · Gallivant Milestones and Moments · Iowa Food

Iowa City on the Spicy Side-8 Restaurants Serving Up an Inferno

Iowa City, IA: Johnson County Just how much do you love spicy food? Do you seek out selections that produce that easy slow burn or delights that have you reaching for the Brawny roll to wipe your forehead, lips, and tears? Well, The Iowa Gallivant discovered some places that can accomplish these two sensations and everything… Continue reading Iowa City on the Spicy Side-8 Restaurants Serving Up an Inferno

East Central Iowa · Grownup Getaways · Iowa Wine, Beer, and Spirits

Hey, Northside……Beer Me!

Iowa City, IA: Johnson County When the afternoon of October 3rd came to a close, there were many Iowans feeling on top of their game. From 11am to 4pm, we enjoyed one of the most perfect autumn days you could ever ask for. A crisp morning, warm mid-day and the slight coolness of the evening settling… Continue reading Hey, Northside……Beer Me!