Relish Trays, Wood Paneling and Cornfields: My 2018 Trip to Iowa and Nebraska (part 2)

The following day began with breakfast in another small town; Winterset, Iowa, which is in Madison County, as in The Bridges of Madison County. But that wasn’t why we were there. I’ll get to that in a bit. First, breakfast. There are many sub genres within road food. One of my favorites is old-school drugContinue reading “Relish Trays, Wood Paneling and Cornfields: My 2018 Trip to Iowa and Nebraska (part 2)”

Relish Trays, Wood Paneling and Cornfields: My 2018 Trip to Iowa and Nebraska (part 1)

One of my major trip reports on the old roadfood message board was on a 2018 vacation my wife and I took to Iowa and eastern Nebraska. I was very disappointed to lose that report and am going to try my best to recreate it here. This one is going to be too long forContinue reading “Relish Trays, Wood Paneling and Cornfields: My 2018 Trip to Iowa and Nebraska (part 1)”

Charlie’s Hamburgers

I grew up in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia, then lived in Center City – downtown Philly for those not from these parts – for 15 years before moving out to Delaware County, which is southwest of the city, in 2012. We did so for logistical reasons having to do with my wife’s commute toContinue reading “Charlie’s Hamburgers”

Feeding my cheesesteak craving

I love food and live in the home region of the cheesesteak. While I can also say I love cheesesteaks, I don’t normally eat them all that often; maybe a few per year typically. But lately, I can’t seem to get enough of them. I think this came about in part upon my discovery ofContinue reading “Feeding my cheesesteak craving”