The idea to name kuchen the South Dakota State Dessert began in Eureka, SD. Now that kuchen has received that designation, it’s natural that everyone wants to sample authentic Eureka kuchen. Eureka is known for its tasty traditional foods—head cheese, liver sausage, fry sausage, strudels, dumplings, knoepfla, homemade noodles, barushka, cheese buttons, borscht, and of course, kuchen. You’ll find these delicious homemade treats in Eureka’s meat market, bakery, grocery stores and cafes. Homemade goodness is waiting for you in Eureka.