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Iowa Tips
"Is this Heaven?  No, Its Iowa,"  Actually its the place where people in Omaha go to buy beer after 1 am, but here are a few other tips.

Regional specialty-Des Moines is the epicenter for the Loose meat sandwich.  Its kind of like a sloppy joe, without the tomato sauce.  You can find them at the
Maid Rite restaurant, with tons of locations around the area.


Des Moines, Iowa

Amusement Park-
Adventureland: P.O. Box 3355, Des Moines, Iowa 50316- (800) 532-1286

Record Stores-
Peeple’s Music, 4201 University Ave., Des Moines, IA 50311
Zzz, 424 E. Locust St., Des Moines, IA 50309

Live Music-
Hairy Mary's-2307 University Avenue-Des Moines, IA 50311
House of Bricks-3839 Merle Hay Road, Des Moines, Across from Merle Hay Mall, Entrance in Rear, Club/Concert Hotline: (515) 727- 4370
Vaudeville Mews-All types of performances happen here.
212 4th Street ,Des Moines, Iowa 50309.

Iowa City, IA

Iowa city
music listings.

SUB SHOP-Pepperwood Place-1913 Broadway, Iowa City, Ia.
PHONE: 354-8574
Diamond Daves Tacos-Various locations

Record Store-
Record Collector, 125 E. Washington St., Iowa City, IA 52240

Live Music-
The Blue Moose Tap House -211 Iowa Ave. Iowa City, IA 52240.
open daily from 4pm to 2 am.
Gabe's Oasis -330 E. Washington St.-Iowa City, IA  (319) 354-4788-The Donnas have played here recently.  Ticketmaster carries tix.
Union Bar-121 E College St Iowa City, IA-319-339-7713
The Q Bar -211 Iowa Ave.-Iowa City, IA  (319) 337-9107
The Green Room-509 S. Gilbert St.-Iowa City, IA 52240

Iowa Great Lakes, IA

Amusement Park
Arnold's Park- Highway 71, Iowa Great Lakes, IA 51331
Phone Number: (800) 599-6995

Sioux City, IA

Sioux City borders Nebraska and South Dakota, who each have their own Sioux Cities.

Local Specialty-Twin Bing Candy Bars.

A & W-all over.  Old fashioned drive inns with to your car service.  And of course, root beer.
Town House Pizza-2701 Floyd Blvd. 712-252-5146
Bluestem-1012 4th St.-Sioux City, IA712-279-8060-Believe it or not, this is a Soho style new american bistro.
Milwaukee Wiener House No. 1-Classic Coneys with  meat sauce, onions and mustard, around 80 years.  309 Pearl Street, Sioux City IA 51101

Record Stores-
Backstage With Ray, 420 5th St., Sioux City, IA 51101

Winterset, Iowa (not far from Des Moines)
Located in Madison County, famed for covered briges written about in books

Birthplace of John Wayne
216 S. 2nd St.
Winterset, Iowa 50273 USA
(515) 462-1044 - toll-free (877) 462-1044

Rudys Restaurant
Hot Beef Sandwiches and more.  Even a Taco beef sandwich!
419 S. John Wayne Dr., Winterset, IA 50273, (515) 462-3160
Who knew Winsterset was the place?
Montross Coffee Shop 
120 N 1ST Ave
Winterset, IA 50273
Traditional Drugstore Coffee and Ice Cream Shop.  Must Visit.


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