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Need help with restaurant recommendations on a driving trip [I90 / I94]

(Disclaimer: It's been years since I've been there....)

In southwest Minnesota, Lakefield is right along I-90 (OK, maybe a couple miles off of the interstate) and they've got the Hi Lo Club -

May 08, 2013
jigou in Great Plains

Italian in Omaha

Plenty of Italian heritage in Omaha with the Caniglia family:

Hard to go wrong with Lo Sole Mio:

May 08, 2013
jigou in Great Plains

Des Moines

Big Daddy's is (according to the sign on the building) open on Fridays and Saturdays. I haven't been there since Ike passed on, so I can't confirm this fact, nor can I comment on the experience without Big Daddy offering up his wares.

Dec 03, 2007
jigou in Great Plains

Working for a week in Des Moines, IA - What should I not miss?

Pay attention to where you're going when you all go to Centro, then go back there (next door) to South Union Bread Cafe for lunch some day. I'm fond of the Hot Italian and Sara's Revenge sandwiches; half a sandwich will do you, and a cup of soup is a nice addition.

Nov 28, 2007
jigou in General Midwest Archive