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By Chloe | Published October 9, 2019
Whether you’re planning for lunch, dinner, or even breakfast, sandwiches work perfectly for every meal. As a matter of fact, you can even enjoy sandwiches for dessert! (Ever heard of an ice cream sandwich!?!) The important part is what’s in between your two slices of bread. Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive uses only the most delicious ingredients in all of our meals, including the many different types of sandwiches that we have to offer.
From chicken to prime rib, you’ll find a fantastic variety of sandwiches to choose from at our family restaurant in Des Moines. Take a look at the options from the Down Home Sandwiches portion of our menu and get ready to get hungry!
Famous Iowa Tenderloin
An Iowa tradition! This generous cut of pork tenderloin is tenderized, hand-dipped, then breaded in our seasoned flour and bread crumbs. It’s as big as the plate and we’re mighty proud of this […]
By Chloe | Published October 2, 2019
Iowa’s official nickname is “The Hawkeye State,” but another nickname we are known by is “The Corn State” or sometimes the “Land Where the Tall Corn Grows.” We are also well-known for the many hogs that inhabit Iowa and, of course, one particular famous sandwich that’s a staple at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse. These facts have inspired our BBQ restaurant in Des Moines to dig up a few fun facts about some of the tasty foods that Iowa helps to make great.
DID YOU KNOW that farming encompasses about 90% of the land in Iowa? It’s true! Many of those farms have helped to make Iowa the nation’s leading producer of corn and corn byproducts. Our unofficial state song is “The Corn Song,” which clearly states that “that’s where the tall corn grows!”
The Cheesy Corn & Ham, from our list of delicious homestyle side dishes, features this popular Iowa vegetable in the most […]
By Chloe | Published September 26, 2019
Some places serve pizza while others serve flatbreads, which causes many people to ask if there’s really a difference between the two. Well, first of all, the Big City Flatbreads we serve at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive are packed full of flavors to rival any pizza you’ve ever bitten into! Beyond that, there are a few other things that set the two foods apart from each other.
Not the Same, But Similar
Pizza is defined as a yeasted flatbread typically topped with tomato sauce and cheese and baked in an oven. It is commonly also topped with meats, vegetables, and condiments.
Flatbread “pizza” is generally made on a thinner, crispier crust using lighter toppings and sauce. Most often the sauce used is not a tomato sauce.
Since they have differing definitions, technically there is a slight difference between the two. Some people would love to argue the fact that pizzas and flatbreads are not […]
By Chloe | Published September 19, 2019
This is officially our final week of summer for 2019 with fall arriving on Monday, September 23. Sure, there will still be a few warm weeks to enjoy before the chill of autumn completely settles over us, but just the thought of those crisp, chilly evenings on the way make us hungry for hot, hearty, comfort foods and big, savory dinners.
Southern Comfort Foods
Wobbly Boots Roadhouse has an entire section of our Des Moines family restaurant menu dedicated to Southen comfort foods. Comfort food can bring you contentment if it brings about a nostalgic memory of delicious dishes from your childhood. Classic recipes that have been around for ages. You may also get a warm, comforting feeling due to the fact that these foods are often a bit higher in calories with a high carbohydrate level, which fills you up and warms the body.
Chicken Fried Chicken
A juicy chicken cutlet tenderized and […]
By Chloe | Published September 11, 2019
Online reviews are a wonderful tool for letting us at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse know what our most recent customers enjoyed most and what areas we can make improvements in. For anyone that hasn’t had the chance to try our family restaurant in Des Moines, those same reviews give them a sneak peek at what a visit to the Boot is like and what they can expect when they come in to dine with us. Here are a few of the most recent reviews we discovered.
“I belonged to a networking group that met here every Wednesday so I was working through the menu and never found a single item that wasn’t fabulous. I highly recommend this restaurant.” ~Rosemarie Waskel
“Great bbq choices and good servers. I have never been here for dinner, but I have enjoyed lunch here many times. My personal favorite is the smoked bbq sandwich.” ~Kyle Robberts
“The smoked […]
By Chloe | Published September 5, 2019
September is Better Breakfast Month. You’ll find the very best breakfast joined by savory lunch options every Saturday & Sunday when you join us for the best weekend brunch in Des Moines! We open Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive a little earlier than usual on the weekends at 9:00 am.
Since they say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, we figured we’d better get in on that! Our incredible customers deserve it, plus serving an early meal on the weekends especially comes in handy for those early games during football season. In case you need a little convincing to not skip breakfast, here are some of the reasons it does a body good.
Maintain a Healthy Weight
Most people assume that skipping breakfast means that fewer calories will be consumed that day. On the contrary, missing breakfast means that you are much more likely to snack off and on throughout the […]
By Chloe | Published August 29, 2019
Just about everyone looks forward to enjoying a 3-day weekend over the Labor Day holiday. It’s extra-special for football fans because that’s when college football is back for another exciting season! Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive not only the best BBQ in Des Moines for you to enjoy over Labor Day Weekend but we’re also the best place to watch football in Des Moines. Featuring incredible Iowa BBQ, Iowa beers, and good old Iowa college football, this is most definitely the place to be over the holiday!
First and foremost, you need to know when your teams are playing so that you can make plans to come in early and grab your favorite seat. Of course, with 17 TVs placed conveniently all around the restaurant, there’s really not a bad seat in the house. Those TVs also allow you to keep tabs on all of your other favorite sporting events […]
By Chloe | Published August 22, 2019
The Wobbly Boots Roadhouse menu begins with an appetizer section, as most menus do. The difference is that the appetizers at our BBQ restaurant in Des Moines are so impressive, your mouth will be watering just from reading the descriptions!
Once your appetizer order is headed to the table and you get a whiff of the savory aroma, you know you’re in for an amazing beginning to your meal. As a matter of fact, most of these dishes are large enough to be your actual meal if you’re not planning to share with other people at your table. Read on to discover the deliciousness we’re talking about.
BBQ Pork Nachos
A house favorite! A bed of crispy tortilla chips smothered in our homemade pepper jack queso and topped with our house-smoked pulled pork and legendary baked beans. This dish is finished with cheddar jack cheese, red onion, and tomatoes and served with a […]
By Chloe | Published August 15, 2019
A customer favorite off the menu at Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive is our flavorful burnt ends. Did you know that this delicious dish was originally discovered by accident? Pitmasters were only trying to create the perfect brisket but a second equally amazing food was invented. Our BBQ restaurant in Des Moines found our own way to perfect burnt ends but its origin story comes from another place famous for BBQ – Kansas City.
From Trash to Treasure
The fantastic menu item that people love today actually came from the end pieces of brisket that got cut off because they were too charred and fatty to be served. Once cut off, these pieces used to get thrown away, used for scraps in stews, or sometimes snacked on by the chefs.
As customers were waiting in line they would notice these ends begin piling up as the brisket was cut, and some would grab […]
By Chloe | Published August 6, 2019
The month of August is set aside to observe quite a few different things and one of those happens to be catfish. Wobbly Boots Roadhouse in Clive is ready to celebrate that in style (delicious style, might we add!) If you’re already a fan of catfish for dinner, you’ll be thrilled to hear that. If not, well, our family restaurant in Des Moines is ready to change your mind!
It’s a well-known fact that your favorite BBQ restaurant in Des Moines is an expert at hickory-smoked meats. Today we’re here to tell you how incredible our catfish dishes are as well.
Catfish at the Boot
Our Wobbly Boots BBQ menu features two taste-tempting catfish dishes. One comes in sandwich form and the other as a hearty dinner plate.
A catfish fillet coated in seasoned cornmeal and fried to a golden brown. It’s served on a ciabatta roll with bacon, lettuce, tomato, and chipotle mayo and […]