What’s the Best Food To Eat in South Dakota, Minnesota, & Iowa?
Food brings everyone together. It also allows us to be creative in the kitchen. There are just so many great dishes to try across the country.
It can be difficult to decide what is the best food in each state. However, an article from Business Insider gives a little insight into the top foods in each state.
The researchers at the Business Insider "searched for the top foods you should chow down on wherever you find yourself across the country." Even though this article dates back to 2013, a tweet with "The Best Thing You Can Eat In Every State" map from Business Insider is circulating the internet. It has some people questioning what is the best meal in their home state.
So what is the best thing you can eat in South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa? According to the map from Business Insider, these are the best things you can eat:
- Minnesota: The Juicy Lucy Burger
- Iowa: Creamy pie shake from the Hamburg Inn
- South Dakota: Kuchen, the official dessert of the state
Let's take a deeper bite out of these mouth-watering meals:
Besides getting a glowing review from Business Insider, the Food Network calls this the dessert for South Dakota!
So what is Kuchen? "Kuchen" is German for "cake." This dessert is a cake and pie all in one delicious treat. You can even make it with fruit and top it off with custard. That sounds pretty tasty to me! Pietz’s Kuchen Kitchen & Specialties in Scotland, South Dakota is one place to try a kuchen.
The Juicy Lucy burger is something you have to try when you're in Minnesota. It's pretty much a regular. However, there is melted cheese inside the beef patty.
The article from the Business Insider explains that two bars in Minneapolis claim to have invented the Juicy Lucy: Matt's Bar and the 5-8 Club
The food that everyone should eat in Iowa comes from the Hamburg Inn No. 2 in Iowa City. It's the sweet creamy pie shake. It's a famous staple at this Iowa diner.
For those Iowa residents wondering about the Hamburg Inn No. 2, the diner just reopened its doors after a "long hiatus" remodeling the establishment.
For more food on "The Best Thing You Can Eat In Every State" map from Business Insider, click here.