Des Moines, the capital of the lovely state of Iowa, is the most populated city in Iowa and is the site of first caucuses during the US presidential primaries.
For such a small city like Ames, the number of Chinese restaurants is actually quite large. Even better, these restaurants are probably some of the most authentic Chinese places I've been to.
Flame & Skewer is a small, nice Greek family steakhouse located with the North Grand Mall, about a short ten minute drive from where our apartments are located
Cafe Beaudelaire has been around in Ames, Iowa since 1990, and as they call it, is "the Soul of Brasil in the Heart of Iowa."