There's milkshakes and then there's concretes. And if you want to truly experience a concrete—the insanely thick frozen custard concoction that's so dense you can hold it upside down with the spoon still suspended—you need to visit the St. Louis institution Ted Drewes' Frozen Custard.
'Missouri' on Serious Eats
If you're a food-loving road-tripper driving cross country, you have to make a detour in Kansas City for some barbecue, right? A visit to Arthur Bryant's and Gates Bar-B-Q was in ordered, topped off with a double-scoop at Murray's Ice Cream & Cookies.