On the Road Again, Finally

Although my wife and I spent a weekend in Lambertville, NJ, for her birthday during Spring, it didn’t feel like we were going away, as Lambertville can be considered part of the Philadelphia region. We had a trip to New England planned over the summer, but a temporary health concern caused it to be cancelled.Continue reading “On the Road Again, Finally”

Relish Trays, Wood Paneling and Cornfields: My 2018 Trip to Iowa and Nebraska (part 3)

The next morning, we had one remaining piece of business in Iowa to take care of before moving on to Nebraska. While knocking down a breaded pork tenderloin the previous day was partially about duty, eating a loosemeat sandwich was all desire. They are similar to sloppy joes, but without so much sauce.  Iowa isContinue reading “Relish Trays, Wood Paneling and Cornfields: My 2018 Trip to Iowa and Nebraska (part 3)”

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)”