Loosemeats. "The most beloved fast food in northwest Iowa." Loosemeats is (are) ground beef which is cooked loose, not formed into a shape such as a burger, seasoned and drained. It is often served in a burger bun with gherkins (US: dill pickle), mustard and a slice of cheese, a sort of unconstructed cheese burger. Loosemeats is always presented wrapped in wax paper. Loosemeats goes by many names, including tavern, Big T, Charlie Boy, Tastee or Maid-Rite.