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Good morning, Iowa!

Did you hear about Microsoft's plans to build another massive data center in West Des Moines? Our guy Joel dug up 11 facts that you should know about it. Plus: With as much food news as we have this week, I'm calling today foodie Tuesday. Dig in... 

BEST. SANDWICH. EVER.

Esquire magazine has named the best sandwiches in each state and Zombie Burger’s The Undead Elvis was ranked the best. “Zombie Burger's menu is stacked with apocalypse-loving burgers, each quirkier than the last," Esquire boasted. So what's on the burger? Peanut butter, fried bananas, bacon, American cheese, egg and mayo.

LET THE BURRITO WAR BEGIN...

The burrito is the perfect food. Like so many things, Americans have appropriated the burrito by stuffing a tortilla with rice, beans, cheese, salsa and guacamole till it's about to burst. And it's delicious. Is there a clear winner between Pancheros and Fighting Burrito burritos? There's only one way to find out.

SAY HELLO TO BUBBA

Looking for some real Southern comfort food without having to book a flight? Well, Bubba might be the spot for you. Bubba, 200 10 St., one of the biggest restaurant openings of the year in Des Moines, officially hits the restaurant scene this Thursday. It's open Monday through Thursday from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.; Friday from 11a.m. to 11 p.m., Saturday from 4 to 11 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Here's what you need to know.

Italian American Festival of Iowa...

Celebrate the Italian heritage and culture at the Italian American Heritage Festival of Iowa, at Western Gateway Park in downtown Des Moines. Enjoy two days of live entertainment, family activities, contests, food and more. Learn about the Italian history and culture -- and even enter one of the bocce tournaments. Admission is free before 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. After 5 p.m., admission is $5 for ages 12 and up. The festival runs 11 a.m.-1 a.m. Friday and 10 a.m.-1 a.m. Saturday.

I'M IN LOVE WITH...

- Ameena, Juice

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