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Word of Mouth

Learn the stories behind South Dakota's tastiest food

It's a tough job, but someone's got to find the tastiest parts of South Dakota. Learn about the menu options and stories from some of the state's most unique and amazing restaurants. You might want to bookmark this page, as we'll be updating it with the latest in culinary discoveries -- and the people that take pride in every dish they serve.


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Bowl of Bokujo ramen
Bokujō Ramen (Rapid City)

Justin and Brooke met in NYC but moved to Rapid City to make some of the best ramen in the country. Watching this mini-movie will have you roamin' for ramen.

Sanaa Abourezk prepares food at Sanaa's 8th St. Gourmet in Sioux Falls
Sanaa's Gourmet (Sioux Falls)

From Syria to Sioux Falls, Sanaa's journey is a beautiful one that ends with food that's attracted national attention.

Delicious food from Skogen Kitchen in Custer
Skogen Kitchen (Custer)

See why Chef Joseph's rotating menu keeps people coming back for gourmet flavors in the small town of Custer.

Guy Fieri cooking sheet
Flavortown, SD

See where Guy Fieri found so much culinary magic in South Dakota that it had to be spread out over several episodes of "Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives."

Illustrated image of three bison grazing in Custer State Park. The Needles rock formation is visible in the background.
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