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

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Quad Cities ‘Booming’: New Recruits, BBQ, & A Gift From Ethiopia

Quad Cities:¬†Scott County New tradition for Team Goodvin. We never stay in one place two years in a row on Independence Day weekend. We never stay in one place anyway! We were craving just about everything you could ask for when it came to a weekend out of town for the 4th. Great food, water… Continue reading Quad Cities ‘Booming’: New Recruits, BBQ, & A Gift From Ethiopia

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

Hecho En Iowa-A Search for the Best Hometown Tacos: Locale 10, Davenport

Davenport, IA: Scott County The Iowa Gallivant is forever searching for delicious tacos and Fresh Deli in Davenport, IA, more than came through for us. They fused together the best of two completely different worlds. They took the spicy and nutty flavors of Thai cuisine and made it into the comfort food that we know… Continue reading Hecho En Iowa-A Search for the Best Hometown Tacos: Locale 10, Davenport

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Biscuits & Gravy Champions!

Team Goodvin has spoken! There are many places that serve up this delicious breakfast selection, but there can only be one that can be named our favorite. Let’s not draw this out anymore than it needs to be and get the name of our newest best friend out there. Ladies, gentleman, readers, and fellow diners,… Continue reading Biscuits & Gravy Champions!

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Scouting RAGBRAI 2015-Part 2 of 8: “Crafting” Our Way Through Downtown Davenport

Davenport, IA: Scott County We make the trek to RAGBRAI (Register’s-Annual-Great-Bicycle-Ride-Across-Iowa) 2015’s eighth and final overnight locale for the second installment of The Iowa Gallivant’s scouting of this proud Iowa tradition. The late July hum of bike tires, the sunny glare off of colorful headgear, and the sound of craft beer taps hard at work… Continue reading Scouting RAGBRAI 2015-Part 2 of 8: “Crafting” Our Way Through Downtown Davenport