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Who Really Invented Sloppy Joes?

Some foods are saddled with unfortunate names. Other foods, though they may be delicious, have the bad luck to look pretty terrible. And then there are those humble underdogs that combine the two misfortunes...
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BG's, and other long-gone eats of the Quad-Cities...

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by Ketteract 9 months ago

I grew up in Davenport, Iowa, in the '80s. At the corner of Division Street and Kimberly Road was a local burger joint called BG's Charbroiled Burgers. I haven't had them since I was in grad...

Iowa City restaurants of yore

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by Ketteract 9 months ago

University of Iowa alumnus here, and I wanted to open a discussion for fellow Hawkeyes: remembrances of Iowa City restaurants past. I personally was there 1998-2002. My top haunts from those da...

Des Moines Good Classics

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by Chowsetter 1 year ago

We'll be visiting Des Moines in late July. We'd love to know what are some good Des Moines classic dinner restaurants? Would also appreciate some great casual lunch spots.

Wisconsin questions (and Dubuque)

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by Joanie 2 years ago

Hi all, I booked a trip for a drive around Wisconsin starting in Milwaukee on the 9/15, Sat. nite in Sheboygan, Sun. in Green Bay, two in Madison, two in Dubuque and two back in MWK. Got some helpf...

General Iowa help

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by deniseredeker 3 years ago

Hi - my family and I are traveling to Iowa at the end of this month for my mother in law's memorial service. We are trying to see a bit of the state around the service. We are flying into Des Moi...

Places to eat in Iowa City

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by LondonMike 3 years ago

Hi Folks, Just looking for any current recommendations on places to eat in Iowa City? I'd appreciate any insights for Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner. We are staying at the Marriott at 300 East 9th...

Davenport restaurant recommendations?

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by vmarkus 3 years ago

Hi. I am picking up my mom in rural Illinois and spending the weekend in the big city of Davenport. Any new(ish) spots any of you local foodies can suggest for us to have a nice dinner, lunch, b...

(Eastern Iowa/Western Illinois) Eclectic and Reasonable

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by vitus979 3 years ago

I've restarted a Dinner Club for friends and we've decided to alternate between upscale and reasonably priced locations. We tend to focus on the Quad Cities (Davenport and Bettendorf Iowa and Rock...

Croissants

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by ...tm... 3 years ago

I recently visited Des Moines and was really impressed by the quality of croissants I happened upon. Most mornings I started off with a cappuccino and croissant from Scenic Route Bakery in the East...

Best of Central Iowa

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by worldrunner 5 years ago

So there hasn't been a thread in a while for Des Moines/Iowa and I thought I'd try something different. Not looking for "Best Itallian food or "Best chinese food" More of a specific thread. I'll...

Dubuque Iowa

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by antonia2 4 years ago

We will be in Dubuque this summer. I've looked at past posts and there hasn't been much lately and many restaurants on the older posts are closed. Any ideas for dinner? We like any kind of foo...

[Quad Cities] Le Figaro to close

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by vitus979 4 years ago

http://qctimes.com/news/local/le-figaro-to-close-rock-island-eatery/article_4d13a4a0-026b-5800-9fe3-3e500e033507.html The owner is retiring and the buyer for the place fell through. Last day is...

Barbara's Bake Shoppe Iowa City, IA, mid-1970s

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by sray1203 7 years ago

I went to college there, this was a little shop down one of the streets from the Pentacris(sp?). They used to make these crisp sugar cookies with a frosting that was not buttercream, not cream che...

Szechuan House in Iowa City

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by ...tm... 6 years ago

When I was home with my family over the Christmas season we went to the relatively new Szechuan House. It has all the hallmarks of a very authentic restaurant, from an infuriatingly long and non-de...

Sioux City?

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by wendy 16 years ago

I've searched the board for Sioux City chow and there isn't much here. Does anyone have any new recommendations for food in Sioux City (specifically for a food gift certificate)? TIA.

Best of Sioux City

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by bremfoodie 11 years ago

Just moved back to the area and am trying to refamiliarize myself. I am looking for everyone’s opinions on where to find the best food related things. Where to find the biggest and best beer sele...

Nebraska, SD, ND, Iowa Trip

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by AGH 12 years ago

My husband & I (we are from New Jersey) are visiting states #41-45 on our list, and we have always depended on Chowhound for good dinners. This is our next trip with where we are staying and what ...

Sioux Falls and Sioux City

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by redblaze83 12 years ago

I am planning a visit to Sioux Falls, S.D. in the next few months.Any good places to eat? How about Sioux City, Iowa? Newly moved friends there. Thanks

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