Truck Stop Travel Guide

There is nothing routine about Midway. This episode fetures a man with a magical fishing pole, a granny with a tramp stamp and a cow dragging the proprietor 156 feet.

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Midway Truck Stop

There is nothing routine about Midway. With 12 businesses on 1 lot, this is a truck stop and whole lot more!

I-70 and Hwy 40, at exit 121

 
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Shakespeare's Pizza

This local institution has been enjoyed by nearly every Missouri college student in the last 30 years, and was named Best College Hangout by Good Morning America. The "Masterpiece" pizza is a local favorite, weighing in at about 5 pounds.

225 South 9th Street
Columbia, MO 65201

 
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Booches Billiard Hall

Joe's dad brought him to this nationally recognized spot known for having the best burger in town before University of Missouri football games as kid. Joe keeps the tradition alive with his own boys.

110 South 9th Street
Columbia, MO 65201

 
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Tropical Liqueurs

On hot summer nights this is a great way to beat the heat with one of their many frozen concoctions that have helped locals "hang on" for years. While in Tiger Country, make sure to try the Tiger Paw, a local favorite.

515 E Broadway
Columbia, MO 65201

 
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CC's City Broiler

CC's City Broiler is known by many as Columbia's signature steakhouse. As the center of the Midwest, Missouri is home to the finest beef in the world. Order the Chairman of the Board -- a center cut filet mignon wrapped in smoked hickory bacon.

103 Corporate Lake Dr. # B
Columbia, MO 65203

 
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Sparky's Homemade Ice Cream

Sparky's attained national fame with their cicada ice cream, but locals hit this spot for yummy homemade ice cream using seasonal ingredients. Try their lavender honey flavor; it's unlike anything you've ever had before.

21 South 9th Street,
Columbia, MO 65201

 
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Jina Yoo's Asian Bistro

Just back from a stint on the South Korean reality TV show "Masterchef", where she beat out 4,900 contestants to qualify for the finals, owner Jina Yoo roams the floor of her quaint Asian restaurant attending to every detail.

2200 Forum Boulevard #108
Columbia, MO 65203

 
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Taqueria El Rodeo

It may be a small shop in a strip mall, but the local Hispanic community frequents this spot, and for good reason. The fare is fresh, delicious and authentic.

805 E Nifong Blvd. #G
Columbia, MO 65201

 

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