Everyone loves food, it is just how life is. Everyone have the urge to eat since that is what the body basically needs. It makes people energetic and happy when they get fed. There is one more than that makes food great, and that is if it gets accompanied by road trips.
The United States of America is composed of states and most of the time, people have to take the train, the bus, or the plane, just to be able to get to another state. However, a road trip is better if you got friends and family in the same vehicle. The cherry on the top of the cake, are the roadside restaurants that are almost everywhere.
It is very popular in the US to just do road trips especially during the summer. It is a fun way to relax and just enjoy life with family and friends. People who loves to go on road trips know exactly where good foods are, which is why for those who are planning one to end their summer vacation, here are a couple of roadside restaurants you definitely should try out.
Pops – Arcadia, Oklahoma
One of the best roadside restaurants that you definitely should check out and try when you are having a road trip somewhere in Oklahoma, is the Pops on Route 66. With a giant soda bottle out front, it is definitely hard to miss and it has been a roadside attraction for more than 10 years now.
The restaurant is actually filled with soda pop bottles that are arranged by color. The roadside sign is actually 66 feet tall since it serves as a reference to Route 66, which is the highway beside it. When it comes to foods that you must try, there are hundreds of sodas that you could actually check out and also their best-seller which is the jalapeño-hot three grilled cheese sandwich that is best if you also get the raisin-studded root beer bread pudding afterward for dessert.
Joe & Aggie’s Café – Holbrook, Arizona
When it comes to a roadside restaurant that has been tested by time, Joe & Aggie’s Café is definitely a destination you must go to when you are around Arizona. This roadside restaurant has been around since 1943, and it actually still looks like it. For three generations, they have managed to stay open because they have been popular with their Mexican-American food.
A salmon pink stucco exterior is what you will see as well as a mural of “the Mother Road”, the Route 66. When it comes to food, they are known for their homemade red and green chili sauces. It is a must that you try their cheese-stuffed chile rellenos, as well as their uniquely deep fried, apple pie burro
a la mode.
Little Man Ice Cream – Denver, Colorado
In Colorado, there is a roadside 28-foot vintage ice cream can out front that you can definitely spot on when you cruise along Denver highway. It is known as the Little Man Ice Cream. Most people say that it is incredibly rare for an ice cream place to last on a roadside since they don’t offer comfort food that most road trippers would like to have, however, Little Man Ice Cream is obviously an exception.
With their ice cream and yogurts made from local ingredients at all times, they actually do have some of the most amazing desserts. Top it off with a fun atmosphere, and they even have Hula-hoops for you to play with while you’re waiting. One of their most famous desserts, the homemade strawberry balsamic ice cream with strawberry sauce and potato chips.
Iowa-80 Kitchen – Walcott, Iowa
Last but not the least is a roadside restaurant that is known as the biggest truck stop in the world. In fact, it has been around for more than 50 years now. With a 50-foot salad bar, this roadside restaurant features a huge kitchen, that is open 24 hours every single day, every single year. They are incredibly well known for serving breakfast for dinner.
Truck drivers for so many years have always said that they have the best eggs, pancakes, and bacon on the road. Their Truckers Jamboree is a total must try, having pork chop paired with over easy eggs will make you want to come back for a road trip again.