October Midwest Travel Twitter Chat – Kinseth Hospitality

Patio at the Homewood Suites West Des Moines – photo provided by Kinseth Hospitality Disclaimer: Thanks to Kinseth Hospitality for sponsoring this post and the October Midwest Travel Twitter Chat.  All opinions and views are ours. Warm and inviting spaces, great food and hospitality are what Kinseth Hospitality delivers at its hotel and restaurant locations throughout the Midwest and […]

A taste of the world via Kenosha restaurants

Kenosha is home to some great dining. You can enjoy meals from casual to upscale. After dining at some of the best restaurants in the city, it’s like we traveled the world over a weekend. We enjoyed meals with traditional American flair, Mexican and Italian. Twisted Cuisine offers a different take on food. Imagine stuffing […]

Looking for something different for Kansas City dining? Try these spots

Kansas City may be Ground Zero for great barbecue, but it also has some wonderful non-BBQ options for visitors. We usually eat BBQ at least once during a visit there, but we do like to “spread the wealth” for meals. We have found some excellent places to dine in the Kansas City metro area. We […]

Buffalo Wings and Rings tops our favorite sports eateries

Everyone seems to have their favorite sports hangout. For me, I enjoy catching a game or two at our local Buffalo Wings and Rings (BWR). We’ve been fans since it opened a few years ago. In fact, we went to the opening of the restaurant. The next day, I was back for more wings. The […]

Omaha’s Old Market is a potpourri of interests

Omaha’s Old Market packs a lot in a small area. The area was originally a wholesale and retail area for early-day Omaha and the area. Today, it’s a retail and entertainment district. Visitors to the nine-square block area can find all sorts of things to satisfy their interests. Foodies can dine at several restaurants. Party-goers […]

Twin Cities full of delicious dining options

Editor’s Note: Prairie Dogs is no longer open (as of Jan. 1, 2017). The restaurant owners plan to do pop-up stands and catering. I’ve wanted to eat at Mickey’s Diner since I first saw the diner in “The Mighty Ducks” movie. Why it has taken so long to realize, I have no idea. But, I […]

Omaha Culinary Tours – Giveaway!

Ever want to try a new place for dinner but just not sure where to go? Wish you could try a bunch of local places in a short amount of time? Want to hear all about the history of Omaha while enjoying some local restaurant favorites? Do you ever want to feel like a tourist in your […]

‘Turkey Hangover’: Local restaurant success stories and giveaways

When we travel, we enjoy checking out local restaurants whenever possible. Since we have done that on our trips, we thought it’d be fun to mention a few Omaha-based chains that have either grown nationally, regionally, and even just locally. As a result, we picked four restaurants to highlight over the next week as part […]

Lincoln’s Engine House Cafe combines food with history

One goal we have when we travel is to try local restaurants. On our recent day trip to Lincoln, we wanted to try a local café for breakfast. The Engine House Café in the Havelock Historical District was our choice. It’s located in the original fire house in Havelock. It was built in 1900. It […]

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