30 Things Every Midwesterner Should Experience
Taste our roots
Taste that amazing salty-sweet combo of a chocolate-dipped potato chip (left) from Widman's Candy Shop in Grand Forks, North Dakota (701/775-3480). The chip began as a potato nurtured in the surrounding Red River Valley's black soil, which yields one of the country's largest potato crops. Pick up a bag, then cruise the dirt roads along the fertile Midwest farmland, a reminder of how close we are to our roots.
(Originally published in Midwest Living® March/April 2005)