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Foodventurous: Decorah, Iowa

Foodventurous: Decorah, Iowa

Take a virtual tour of Decorah, Iowa! Fly fishing and hiking, stuffing bluffs and architecture, breweries, coffeehouses and pizza on a farm, you will love this town!

Foodventurous: Italian Hospitality in Boone, Iowa

Foodventurous: Italian Hospitality in Boone, Iowa

Discover this hidden gem of a restaurant in Boone, Iowa where Italian hospitality, flavors and history thrive. Learn more about The New Tic Tic Italian Trattoria and the devoted and talented man who wants you to leave happy and return hungry.

Foodventurous: Miami

Foodventurous: Miami

September is not the month this Iowa girl would pick for a trip to Miami.  Cooler temps and turning leaves typically have me pulling out flannel shirts and making chili and molasses cookies. However, when an opportunity to spend a few days in southern Florida 

Foodventurous: Olive Oil in Lazio

Foodventurous: Olive Oil in Lazio

Which travel personality are you? Are you the laid-back, we’ll-figure-it-out-as-we-go type? Or are you like me … Type A, FOMO (fear-of-missing-out), Google-obsessed planner? You can imagine then that a trip to Rome as the master-planner for 6 people might send me into overdrive. It did. 

Foodventurous: Rome

Foodventurous: Rome

Just how exactly does one put Rome into words? Even if I narrow it down to “food in Rome”, it is still an overwhelming task. Having just returned from a week in Italy and placing a magnificent check-mark next to one of my upper-tier bucket 

12 Plates of Pork

12 Plates of Pork

Sampling the pork dishes of 12 chefs from around the state and picking up foodie tips and tricks.

Exploring SW Colorado

Exploring SW Colorado

Fly fishing, gorgeous scenery, peach orchards, wineries and fine and fun food come together here.

Foodventurous: Iowa State Fair 2016 (2)

Foodventurous: Iowa State Fair 2016 (2)

Join me for some grape stomping and other activities off the beaten path at the Iowa State Fair!

Foodventurous: Iowa State Fair 2016 (1)

Foodventurous: Iowa State Fair 2016 (1)

My legs hurt, my arms hurt, my stomach hurts, and I am tired. Today I am recovering from a 12-hour-day at the Iowa State Fair. I know, for some people, this is a pretty amateur effort but I packed in as much fun as I could!

Foodventurous: Minneapolis

It’s a good thing Minnesota is the “Land of 10,000 Lakes”. It takes a good 2-3 mile walk around one of them to counter the effects of the 10,000 restaurants, and I’m pretty sure that is only counting Minneapolis!

Last weekend we spent a little over 24 hours in Minneapolis visiting my son’s girlfriend. She lives in the LynLake neighborhood, a young, vibrant area just south of downtown. Parking is pretty scarce, but once you find a spot, you can walk to whatever you want to see, do or EAT!