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

In the Local Brewery We Trust-Another Crafty Evening

  Kalona, IA: Washington County When the wifey says she wants to go out, one must find a worthy establishment for said wife. Luckily for us, Monie’s preferred destination was close to our headquarters in Hills in the very popular tourist destination of Kalona. And it happen to be her birthday. And she happens to love… Continue reading In the Local Brewery We Trust-Another Crafty Evening

2016 Taco Tour · East Central Iowa · Iowa Food

Hecho En Iowa-A Search for the Best Hometown Tacos: Locale 12, Kalona

Kalona, IA: Washington County Travelers flock to Kalona for many reasons these days. The rolling farmland that you drive through yields countless family farms selling their fresh fruits, vegetables, eggs, meats, homemade goods. Country stores specializing in affordable groceries sold in bulk, clothes, handmade quilts, kitchen supplies, and handcrafted furniture. And let’s not forget the bakeries!… Continue reading Hecho En Iowa-A Search for the Best Hometown Tacos: Locale 12, Kalona

East Central Iowa · Roadside Iowa

Curds Aweigh! A quest for cheese and the finest spices in the heart of Amish country…

Kalona, IA: Washington County and Johnson County (Our 3rd and 4th Counties) I was getting the dairy shakes and the can of bacon flavored EZ Cheese wasn’t doing the trick. It was time to take a trip to the land of cheese curds! Another run to the are just outside of Kalona in the northern part… Continue reading Curds Aweigh! A quest for cheese and the finest spices in the heart of Amish country…