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Tom grew up in Milwaukee, bartended in Wauwatosa in the '70s and moved here in 1984.

Commentary, observations and musings about the outdoors, life in general and maybe Tosa politics and personalities will be the order of the day. He savors a lively debate as much as terrific cooking.

On The Road Again - Run for the Burger

Terrific Cooking, Travel, Friends

If you are traveling west-bound on I-90 toward South Dakota - if you take a right turn at Sioux Falls and head north to Brookings at about the 540 mile mark your stomach will probably begin to growl.

Give in to the call and stop at Nick's in Brookings for burgers.

They're conveniently located on the main drag in downtown.

Last year TosaGuy turned me on to Nick's and it has become a regular stop for the hunting crew.

Since 1929 Nick's has been cooking their unique Tank Fry Method hamburgers.


I recommend a couple of singles with cheese, pickles, mustard and ketchup.

They have a way of sticking with you for the balance of the afternoon...

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