There is no shortage of restaurants to enjoy when you're in South Dakota, especially in Sioux Falls. Six restaurants in Sioux Falls just received a distinguished award for having top-notch wine.

The world’s leading authority on wine Wine Spectator just announced its 2024 Restaurant Award winners. This award from Wine Spectator honors "the best restaurants for wine." Over 3,700 restaurants in the United States earned this award, including SIX Sioux Falls restaurants.

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So which Sioux Falls restaurants are home to the best wine in the country? Congratulations...Morrie's SteakhouseMaribella Ristorante, R Wine Bar & Kitchen, Brix Wine Bar, Harvester Kitchen, and Parker's Bistro!

Maribella (via Facebook)
Maribella (via Facebook)
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Wine Spectator says this year's winning list recognizes "restaurants whose wine lists offer interesting selections, are appropriate to their cuisine and appeal to a wide range of wine lovers." It's always exciting to see Sioux Falls restaurants receive national recognition. Morrie's SteakhouseMaribella RistoranteR Wine Bar & KitchenBrix Wine BarHarvester Kitchen, and Parker's Bistro are some of Sioux Falls' local restaurant gems.

R Wine Bar & Kitchen (via Facebook)
R Wine Bar & Kitchen (via Facebook)
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There are three different levels of awards from Wine Spectator: Award of Excellence, Best Award of Excellence, and Grand Award Winner. This is the first Wine Spectator award for Brix Wine BarR Wine Bar & Kitchen, and Harvester Kitchen

Hooray for Morrie's SteakhouseMaribella RistoranteR Wine Bar & KitchenBrix Wine BarHarvester Kitchen, and Parker's Bistro! Keep making Sioux Falls proud...and hungry for more. Cheers!

R Wine Bar & Kitchen (via Facebook), Parker's (via Facebook), Canva
R Wine Bar & Kitchen (via Facebook), Parker's (via Facebook), Canva
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Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives in Sioux Falls

In June of 2020, Guy Fieri and his crew from Diners, Drive-ins, and Dives came to Sioux Falls and made quite a stir.

In case you've never been lured into an hours-long binge of the show on Food Network, Guy Fieri visits places off the beaten path and tries out their signature dishes and visits with locals.

Gallery Credit: Ben Davis

11 Things You’ll Only Understand After Living in South Dakota

From soda to pop to sloppy Joes, different parts of the country have their local quirks and language. Simple phrases can have totally different means, local events may seem weird, and food may go by a unique name.

If you're new to South Dakota here is a sort of translation guide for some odd things you may see or hear.

Gallery Credit: Ben Kuhns

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