“Only One Original”

Drake Diner, located at 1111 25th St., Des Moines, is a wonderful place to sit down, grab a bite to eat, and hang out with some friends. From their burgers to their shakes, everyone loves the Drake Diner. The 1950’s style restaurant is well known in the Drake University area, since their opening in 1987. Often times, people visit Drake Diner for their burgers. It … Continue reading “Only One Original”

“Welcome to Flavortown”

There isn’t a more comfortable, divey hometown restaurant than George The Chili King Drive-In. The small drive-in successfully runs as one of the old school restaurants in the Des Moines area. Everywhere from the LED sign outside the building, to the red high chairs watching the grill, The Chili King has been producing food the original way since the 1950’s. The Chili King has history … Continue reading “Welcome to Flavortown”

Top it With Fong’s

Fong’s Pizza, located on 4th street in Downtown Des Moines, is an up and coming restaurant. The restaurant was founded January 26th, 2009 by a group of local owners. Although the name may be deceiving, they do not just sell pizza. They also have a wide variety of appetizers, salads, sandwiches, and of course pizza. They are most famous for their crab rangoon pizza, which … Continue reading Top it With Fong’s

A Breath of Fresh Coffee

The transition from the drab ambience of Des Moines to the modern and sleek atmosphere of Horizon Line Coffee might be shocking when someone first enters the roastery. When examined closer, however, the small coffee shop, located on Walnut Street, fits perfectly in Iowa’s capital city. Since Brad Penna and Nam Ho launched the small business six months ago, they have succeeded in combining the … Continue reading A Breath of Fresh Coffee