Seven Places to get your Pumpkin flavor fix

You know it’s fall when all of the food items on the shelves and in restaurants features pumpkin as a prominent flavor. The following are the best places to get your pumpkin favorites without having to go to the big chains. Drake Diner– located at 1111 25th Street, the Drake Diner doesn’t make you wait…

Top Ten Things to both love and hate about fall in Iowa

Fall is one of the most beautiful times of the year. It’s also a time that can be both great and annoying, oftentimes at the same time. The following are the reasons why fall in Iowa can have it’s perks and it’s downfalls. The Weather- Iowa has trouble with having an actual fall season. We…

Top Ten Foods to Try at the World Food & Music Festival

The World Food and Music Festival will be held September 15th-17th this year. The following are the best foods to try during your visit. French– French Toast Crepe at the Crepe De Luxe CafĂ©- a freshly made crepe filled with butter, cinnamon, walnuts, almonds and maple syrup. This Iowa City based restaurant also serves monkey…

Top 7 Des Moines area orchards

Fall in Iowa means the opportunity to go to a local orchard and not only pick apples if you so choose, but also find other seasonal treats to purchase as well as some family friendly activities at some of the farms. The following are the best orchards in and around Des Moines to while away…