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Being sent to a client in Des Moines …what is there to even do? Any trendy places to eat/drink? Help

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Lived there for 3 years, low key solid city. St. Kilda is a popular place. If you like craft beer and bar food, Iowa taproom is where I send people. Exile is another brewery with great food. Angry goldfish is a dive bar that has great burgers and poutine. My friend runs an account called DSM Food That F**ks on insta and has better recs than I could give you as I moved away pre pandemic. Also K1 is factually incorrect.

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Bubba - Southern Centro - Trendy Italian Latin King - Trad Italian Eatery A - Wood Fired Pizza (Great happy hour deals) Fongs - Asian Fusion Pizza Great Late night Django - French The Walnut - not sure what they're known for but always hear about it now Fresko - Went there for brunch a few weeks ago, v solid RoCA - Tapas and downstairs is Shorty's, one of my favorite bars Ceviche - Cuban I think, also downstairs is a Mexican Speakeasy style bar Clydes Diner Breakfast Club Frank Pizzaria Miyabi9, Wasabi Tao, Akebono - all great sushi Alba - I have seen Gordon Ramsay there a few times surprisingly IMO Des Moines has great food, but just one or two spots for each whereas bigger cities have equal food but way more competition

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When I went there everything closed at 6P.

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Spend the evenings networking for a new project

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^^^This. I spent a miserable winter in Des Moines, and I spent the time looking for another job. Left ACN shortly after.

Take in some Buccaneers action. You’ll find it hard to believe how young those players are given their skill and speed.

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There are lots of bars off of court Ave. if you are there on a saturday, hit up the farmers market. Outside of the stuff PA1 suggested, try sakari, zombie burger, bebops, tasty tacos, BnB deli, lucky lotus

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BNB Deli you may even get a shot of black velvet with your sandwich

Fongs pizza is interesting

Gimmicky as hell, but not the worst pizza. Happy hour there is bomb too. Free slice with every drink. 6 Pack and 6 slices for like $18 isn't terrible

You can have fun anywhere. Be more open.

I am - just lookin for stuff to do!

Cow tippin’ my friend

There’s in person work now?

If you think Des Moines is remote, don't go for a drive out of the greater Des Moines metro area. You might get eaten by the children of the corn.

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