The beef pattie melts in your mouth. It’s a custom grind of chuck and short rib created by the Oskaloosa Fareway Store for Wood Iron Grille, cooked to perfection and topped with applewood smoked cheddar cheese, uncured peppered bacon and in-house specialty onion jalapeno jam on an all-natural bun.

Enjoying the view from the indoor patio at the Oskaloosa Public Golf Course, Wood Iron Grille diners bask in the atmosphere and the culinary experience, including tasting Iowa’s 2019 Best Burger.

Wood Iron Grille is the creation of Michael Glesener and Matthew Gunn. The Wood Iron Burger, the establishment’s top menu item, is one of the many delicious creations concocted in Michael’s kitchen.

Creating a successful restaurant, like creating the perfect sandwich, is all about balance. Both men bring years of experience to the project — Michael working the kitchen, and Matt the front room. Matt's years as a server taught him the value of customer...