Planning a quick weekend road trip from Canada through Michigan and Indiana to Moline IL. Planning a stop for takeout Lou Malnati's deep dish in Tinley Park near the I-80. Where should we stop to buy interesting beers, cheese, and other food souvenirs to take back across the border? Any good shopping besides Trader Joe's?
Where should we stop to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner en route (e.g. no more than a 5-10 minute detour from the highway)? e.g. early Sunday breakfast in Moline area or meals along the I-80 and I-94 in Illinois, Indiana or Michigan? Are there any other must-eat regional specialties such as beef dip sandwiches, unique drinks or desserts, etc. for road trip nourishment?