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The 18 Hottest Restaurants in Des Moines, According to 2020 Campaign Operatives

Where to eavesdrop on caucus strategies and spot your favorite news anchor over fried pork loin sandwiches, Aussie brunch food, and steaming bowls of pho

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Iowa State Fair: Everything 2020 Presidential Candidates Ate

Eater sent two correspondents to America’s meatiest state fair to report on what Democratic presidential hopefuls ate

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America on a Stick

A taste of Americana in its most portable, edible form — food on a stick, from bacon-wrapped riblets to a Caprese salad to a deep-fried Twinkie — at the Iowa State Fair

It’s Time to Take the Great American Fair Foods Seriously

What the best — and worst — of the Iowa State Fair, from funnel cakes to apple egg rolls to, yes, corn dogs, tells us about abundance in America

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So What Do the Vegans Eat at America’s Greasiest, Porkiest State Fair?

The Iowa State Fair’s 38-year-old vegetarian stand served two vegan presidential candidates fried avocados, fried PB&Js, and veggie corn dogs

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How the Corn Dog Became the Must-Eat Food of American Presidential Candidates

A long time favorite of state fairs, the corn dog represents Americana and, quite possibly, a way to the White House

McDonald’s Pulls Salads From 3,000 Locations After Midwest Food Poisoning Outbreak

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The 11 Hottest New Restaurants in Des Moines, Iowa

Iowa Restaurant Increases Cover Charge for Trump Voters

Tim Kaine Eats Iowa Fair Food and Kansas City Barbecue in the Same Day

Iowa-Based Pizza Chain Linked to Nine-State E. Coli Outbreak

The Dude Abides This New Big Lebowski-Themed Restaurant in Iowa

Bill Clinton-Inspired Beer Gets Thumbs Up From Hillary

Meth Lab Taco Bell Cleared to Reopen

Presidential Candidates Gorge on Pork Chops and Fried Snickers Bars at Iowa State Fair

Taco Bell Employee Admits He Set Up Meth Lab So He Could Be High 'All the Time'

Iowa Taco Bell Also Served As a Meth Lab

Advance to Go; Enjoy a Butter Sculpture of Rich Uncle Pennybags

The Iowa State Fair's New Food Options Include Nacho Balls and Apple Pie on a Stick

A Chick-fil-A Donated 200 Sandwiches to Iowa City's Pride Picnic

Hungry Burglar Gets Caught Thanks to Trail of Nacho Cheese

Burnt Pizza Crust Culprit in Iowa Capitol Evacuation

Des Moines' Zombie Burger Victimized by Mass Dine-and-Dash

Why Hillary Clinton Sipped a Caramallow Latte While Discussing Her Campaign

Stunt-Food-Makers Zombie Burger Announce Second Iowa Location

'Beverly Hillbillies' Actor Throws Hissy Fit Over BBQ Restaurant's Name

Man Used McChicken Sandwich as a Weapon 'Because He Doesn't Like Them'

Restaurant Offers No-Phone Discount, Wants Customers to Actually Talk to Each Other

One Million Sold: Zombie Burger's Wackiest Burgers

Couple: McDonald's Burger Came Topped with Weed

Behold Jim Gaffigan's Eponymous Five-Pattied Burger

Teacher Eats McDonald's for 90 Days and Loses 37 Pounds