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    Pretty cool list The ones in bold I can personally say I have tried!!!



    By Sharon Dowell
    The Oklahoman

    The list offers a fun way to celebrate our state's centennial and become more familiar with all that's available to us right here within our state boundaries.

    1.Pecan and walnut chewy praline from Woody Candy Co., 922 NW 70, Oklahoma City, woodycandycompany.com

    2.Freshly ground Oklahoma-grown wheat flour, oklahomafood.coop.

    3.Artisan breads from Farrell Family Organic Bread, 8034 S Yale, Tulsa, (918) 477-7077, Farrell Family Organic Bread.

    4.Old-fashioned, hand-stirred cherry limeades made to order at Ballard's Drive-In, Interstate 35 at Exit 72, Paul's Valley

    5.Eischen's Bar fried chicken, served with white bread, pickles and onions, 108 S Second, Okarche, 263-9939. Don't miss the fried okra, too. This bar opened way before statehood.

    6. Meers burger, any variety, served in a pie tin at The Meers Store & Restaurant, Meers, (580) 429-8051, The Meers Store & Restaurant, Meers, OK - (580) 429-8051. Beef comes from the owner's herd of longhorns.

    7.Sand plum jelly, any brand. Look for it where Oklahoma products are carried.

    8.Chicken-fried steak dinner or sandwich, Ann's Chicken Fry House, 4106 NW 39 Expressway/Route 66, Oklahoma City

    9.Schwab's hot dogs and chili, available separately at grocery stores. Schwab & Co., 235-2376, (888) 508-8668, schwabmeat.com.

    10.Braum's ice cream, any flavor, multiple locations, braums.com. The first Braum's store was opened in 1968.

    11.Sonic Drive-In meal with tater tots, cherry limeade and extra-long chili-cheese coney, many locations, sonicdrivein.com.

    12.Witt Pan Fry Steak, served at Rick's Cafe Americain, 5107 S Harvard, Tulsa

    13.Oklahoma-grown blackberries in July.

    14.Big Bevburger, Beverly's Pancake Corner, 2115 Northwest Expressway, Oklahoma City, 842-3614.

    15.Honey from Oklahoma bees at Honey Hill Farm, Edmond, 341-5499. Look for it where Oklahoma products are sold.

    16.Snickerdoodle flavored coffee from Neighbors Coffee, neighborscoffee.com. Look for the coffee where Oklahoma products are sold.

    17.Snickerdelicious flavored coffee from Java Dave's Coffee, multiple locations, javadavescoffee.com.

    18.Field's "World's Best” pecan pie, prepared in Pauls Valley, available at grocery stores, One of the favorite pies of all.

    19.Original yogurt cheese made at Wagon Creek Creamery, Helena, (580) 496-2447, wagoncreekcreamery.

    20.Fresh-picked Oklahoma blueberries in June.

    21.Lebanese hors d'oeuvres at Eddy's Steakhouse & Seafood, 4227 N Meridian, Oklahoma City, 787-2944, Eddy's

    22.Fried rattlesnake, available at any of the state's annual rattlesnake festivals or roundups, including those in Apache, Waurika and Okeene.

    23.Hideaway Pizza, you choose the toppings, multiple locations, hideawaypizza.com and The Original Hideaway.

    24.Hot Hamburger at Murphy's Original Steak House, 1625 SW Frank Phillips Blvd., Bartlesville

    25.Rush Springs watermelon at the town's annual festival in August.

    26.Hiland fat-free milk, available at grocery stores.

    27.Cinnamon rolls from the Tower Cafe, 625 Highway 81 South, Okarche, 236-7911.

    28.Head Country barbecue sauce, made in Ponca City, available at grocery stores, headcountry.com.

    29.Nonalcoholic grape juices from Redland Juice Co., 10851 Bryant Road, Lexington

    30.Coit's frosted mug of root beer, Coit's Root Beer Drive In with three locations in Oklahoma City.

    31.NoName Ranch burger served at Irma's Burger Shack, 1035 NW 63, Oklahoma City

    32.Kaiser's punch. Crescent Market in Nichols Hills Plaza, 6409 Avondale Drive, 842-2000.

    33.The Coney Island restaurants at 428 W Main in Oklahoma City and 3 East 5 in Tulsa

    34.Oklahoma-grown peaches in the summertime.

    35.Commercial food products made by Tulsa-based Bama Companies: the hand-held fruit pies and biscuits for McDonald's, apple minis for KFC, Taco Bell's empanadas and some of Pizza Hut's dough.

    36.A thick pork chop sandwich served on 14 Flags Plaza during the Oklahoma State Fair in September.

    37.Strawberries Newport, served at the annual spring Festival of the Arts in downtown Oklahoma City. Includes layers of puff pastry, pudding, fresh strawberries and whipped cream.

    38.Soft chocolate sugar cookies from Someplace Else, A Deli & Bakery, 2310 N Western, Oklahoma City,

    39.When the weather gets cold, opt for a bowl of homemade beef stew and sweet corn muffins at VZD's, 4200 N Western, 524-4203.

    40.A legendary onion burger made fresh to order and served at any of the burger joints in El Reno.

    41.Homemade cinnamon rolls from the Savoy Restaurant, 6033 S Sheridan Road, Tulsa, (918) 494-5621, savoyfoods.

    42.Lamb fries, Cattlemen's Steakhouse, 1309 S Agnew, Oklahoma City, 236-0416, Cattlemen's Steakhouse - Oklahoma City Stockyards.

    43.English-style banger sausages or any of the other homemade sausages at Siegi's Sausage Factory & Deli, 8988 S Sheridan, Tulsa, (918) 492-8988, siegis.com.

    44.Chips, cheese sauce and salsas at Ted's Cafe Escondido, multiple locations in Oklahoma City area.

    45.Fried or pickled Oklahoma-grown okra.

    46.Ham sandwich from Robertson's Hams Inc., 110 N Wanda St., Marietta

    47.Oklahoma-raised beef, available at some Oklahoma farmers markets or through the Oklahoma Food Cooperative, oklahomafood.coop.

    48.Cheese fries from Eskimo Joe's, 501 W Elm Ave., Stillwater, (405) 372-8896,

    49.A burger from Johnnie's Charcoal Broiler or Johnnie's Express, 11 locations statewide, johnniesok.com. Add some onion rings, if you dare.

    50.Homemade granola from Big Sky Bread Co., 6606 N Western, Oklahoma City, 879-0330. Better buy two bags.

    51.No salt, MSG, sugar or preservatives are used in the gourmet seasoning blends produced by Cedar Hill Seasonings, Edmond, which has been in business 21 years

    52.Oklahoma-grown raspberries in June.

    53.A slice of the strawberry-banana cake from Leo's Bar-B-Q, 3631 N Kelley,Tulsa

    54.Fresh crop of Oklahoma native pecans available after the first frost, usually in late fall.

    55.Vietnamese pho soup at any of the pho restaurants along NW 23 or the metro Oklahoma City area.

    56.Caesar salad prepared tableside at Junior's, 2601 Northwest Expressway, 848-5597, Oklahoma City.

    57.Watonga cheese, 314 E Second, Watonga,

    58.Oklahoma-grown strawberries in spring.

    59.Oklahoma bison burger. Look for the frozen patties in the meat department at Crescent Market

    60.Maria-Rae's salsa and chips, 2517 N Van Buren, Enid, (580) 242-3342. Available where Oklahoma products are sold.

    61.Kolaches available during the annual Czech festivals held in Prague and Yukon.

    62.The chicken parmesan dinner served family style at the 81-year-old Pete's Place, 120 SW 8 St., Krebs, (918) 423-2042, petes.org. The $16.95 dinner includes salad, antipasta plate, spaghetti and meatballs, ravioli and garlic bread.

    63.A Dixie Dog (corn dog) from the Dixie Dog Drive-In, 1421 E South Ave., Ponca City, (580) 762-4439. The batter used for the corn dogs is homemade.

    64.A bowl of three-way chili (spaghetti, red beans and chili) made at the 99-year-old Ike's Chili House, 5941 E Admiral Place, Tulsa, (918) 838-9410. Ike Johnson founded the eatery that touts itself as the oldest restaurant in Oklahoma. The three-way chili is sold in regular, special, double and triple portions, priced from $3.45 to $5.65. It's standing-room-only on wet, cold, rainy and snowy days.

    65.Greg's Chicken, created by a former chef at Norman's Legend's Restaurant, 1313 W Lindsey, 329-8888, legendsrestaurant.com. The entree is a chicken breast stuffed with spinach and goat cheese, deep fried and served with a sherry-mushroom sauce

    66.Cheese curds (white or yellow) from Christian Cheese, 13th and Airport Road, Kingfisher, (405) 375-6711. Available where Oklahoma products are sold.

    67.Lovera's Famous Homemade Summer Sausage, made at Lovera's Family Grocery, 95 NW 6 St., Krebs, (918) 423-2842, loveras-italian.com. The store has been open since 1946. A pound of the sausage is $5.95.

    68.Cinnamon rolls at Annie Okie's Runway Cafe, Wiley Post Airport, Bethany, 787-7732. The homemade cinnamon rolls have been a feature for at least a dozen years.

    69.Dan's Indian Tacos available each fall during the Oklahoma State Fair.

    70.Daddy Hinkle's meat marinades, based in Cleveland, OK, (800) 298-3929, daddyhinkles.com. Available where Oklahoma products are sold.

    71.Choc beer from Pete's Place, 120 SW 8, Krebs, (918) 423-2042, petes.org. We found it at La Baguette Bistro, 7408 N May, Oklahoma City, 840-3047.

    72.Shawnee Mills corn bread mix, at grocery stores. Jazz it up with a can of creamed corn, jalapeno peppers, red and green bell pepper and/or shredded cheddar cheese. Shawnee Milling Co., Shawnee, shawneemilling.com.

    73.The Wedge, eight layers of chocolate chip cake and chocolate ganache that's a birthday favorite at Lottinvilles Wood Grille, 900 S Kelly, Edmond, 341-4422, lottinvilles.com. Baked in house, one slice (one-eighth of the cake) is $6, one-quarter of the cake is $16 and a whole cake is $65.

    74.Any variety country pork sausage from J.C. Potter Sausage, 1914 Highway 70 E, Durant, (580) 924-2414, JCP Home Page. Available at grocery stores.

    75.Iced sugar cookies from Sweete Memories bakery, 6501 N May, Oklahoma City, 842-4799 are priced at 99 cents each, sweetememories.com.

    76.Gyro sandwich from The Greek House, 768 Jenkins, Norman, 364-6300.

    77.Oklahoma-grown peanuts.

    78.Oklahoma wine; the state now has 38 licensed wineries.

    79.Oklahoma-grown asparagus. Check local farmers markets in the springtime.

    80.Oklahoma barbecue — you pick the location. If you want some suggestions, start with the killer ribs at Wildhorse Mountain, Sallisaw. Van's Pig Stand in Shawnee; Earl's Ribs in Bricktown; Jake's in Chickasha; Bob's in Ada; Ken's in Amber; and Elmer's in Tulsa are also must-trys.

    81.White wedding cake with Bavarian cream, prepared by Ruth's Sweete Justice, 7602 N May Ave., 879-2253, ruthssweetejustice.com. Guests longing for a slice of great-tasting wedding cake will return for seconds of this moist, flavorful confection.

    82.Griffin's syrup from Griffin Food Co., Muskogee, griffinfoods.com, available in grocery stores.

    83.The homemade salsa at Tio's Mexican Restaurant, 1960 W Grant, Pauls Valley, (405) 238-3535. John Burns opened the restaurant 33 years ago in a small farmhouse; it's still owned by his family and the same cook has been making the salsa since it opened. Homemade chips and the salsa (described as pretty spicy) are served as soon as guests are seated.

    84."The works” at Nancy's Crossroads Cafe, 11056 State Highway 39, Dibble, (405) 344-7334. It includes seasoned pinto beans, fried okra, fried potatoes and a slice of corn bread.

    85.The pork cutlet chicken-fry dinner served at the Rock Cafe along State Highway 66, 114 W Main St., Stroud, (918) 968-3990, rockcaferoute66.com. Check out the buffalo burgers and alligator burgers, too.

    86.The Carolina-style pulled pork available most Saturdays for carryout at Bill Kamp's Meat Market, 7310 N Western, 843-2455. Don't forget a container of the tangy vinegar sauce to pour over the meat. Make your own Carolina slaw to top the meat for an authentic sandwich.

    87.Any other Oklahoma barbecue sauce not mentioned above. Where to start? Don't miss Selmon Brothers' brand, at grocery stores.

    88.Weiner schnitzel with peppercorn gravy served at Old Germany Restaurant, 15920 SE 29, Choctaw, 390-8647, oldgermany.com. Opened in 1976 by the Turek family, which still operates the business.

    89.Chocolate-dipped potato chips from Bedre Fine Chocolate, 2001 W Airline Road, Pauls Valley, (405) 207-9320, (800) 367-5390

    90.Sausage prepared by Blue & Gold Sausage Co., Jones, (405) 399-2954

    91.Any omelet served at Jimmy's Egg, multiple locations, jimmysegg.com.

    92.Any brand of Oklahoma pepper jelly or jam, where Oklahoma products are sold.

    93.Batter-dipped and deep-fried Pickle-O's from Classic 50's Drive-In, 1521 W Lindsey, Norman, 321-2271, classic50sdrivein.com.

    94.Oklahoma farm-raised venison from Honey Hill Farm, Edmond. Check where Oklahoma products are sold or the Oklahoma Food Cooperative, oklahomafood.coop.

    95.Grilled Oklahoma quail. You hunt it, you prepare it.

    96.Razor Clam clam chowder (Tulsa)/The Cellar clam chowder (Oklahoma City), originally served at the two legendary restaurants where Rick Kamp once worked. It's now served at his restaurant, Rick's Cafe Americain, 5107 S Harvard, Tulsa (918) 742-1076. The first time Kamp served the chowder at his Razor Clam restaurant in the early 1970s was for Leon Russell and Willie Nelson.

    97.Mrs. Smith's pumpkin pie, baked in Stilwell, available in the frozen food section at grocery stores.

    98.Oklahoma jerky products — beef, buffalo, venison. Look for them in convenience stores, grocery stores, where Oklahoma products are sold or online at oklahomafood.coop.

    99.Oklahoma-grown pickled asparagus, where Oklahoma products are sold.

    100.Aunt Bill's Brown Candy, a holiday tradition for decades among Oklahomans. The recipe became popular after appearing in Aunt Susan's food column in The Oklahoman. The burnt sugar fudge recipe is available in our recipe database.
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  • #2
    you must of got this out the daily oklahoman?

    dan's indian tacos?!?!??! hahahaha funny.... I make much better ndn tacos than that!!! and van's pig stand my fav bar b que place!!! the one in shawnee off of highland!!! making me hungry!!! I think van's barbeque sauce taste much better than head country! you can have coney island I ate way too much of that growing up in okc... bleh!!! coit does have some damn fine rootbeer!!! for pizza check out falcone's is way better than hideaway pizza. falcone's is ran by two italian american guys.... its the cloest to new york pizza!!! they make there own pepperoni and sauage!! its the best!!!
    Dayum I make some keen DrumSticks!!!!!!sigpic

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    • #3
      Originally posted by TacO5000 View Post
      dan's indian tacos?!?!??! hahahaha funny.... I make much better ndn tacos than that!!! and van's pig stand my fav bar b que place!!! the one in shawnee off of highland!!! making me hungry!!! I think van's barbeque sauce taste much better than head country! you can have coney island I ate way too much of that growing up in okc... bleh!!! coit does have some damn fine rootbeer!!! for pizza check out falcone's is way better than hideaway pizza. falcone's is ran by two italian american guys.... its the cloest to new york pizza!!! they make there own pepperoni and sauage!! its the best!!!
      Yep
      isnt it funny that you can tell a person's age by the fact they still call it the Daily Oklahoman
      Not by its new name the Oklahoman

      Yeah there is some errors in this
      they left off Maxxz Bar-b-que in Skiatook
      and never mentioned Sonny Sixkillers place at the Y in Tahlequah

      where is Falcones?
      ᎠᏂᎩᏚᏩᎩ - Anigiduwagi
      Till I Die!

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      • #4
        Originally posted by Josiah View Post

        Pretty cool list The ones in bold I can personally say I have tried!!!



        By Sharon Dowell
        The Oklahoman

        The list offers a fun way to celebrate our state's centennial and become more familiar with all that's available to us right here within our state boundaries.

        1.Pecan and walnut chewy praline from Woody Candy Co., 922 NW 70, Oklahoma City, woodycandycompany.com

        2.Freshly ground Oklahoma-grown wheat flour, oklahomafood.coop.

        3.Artisan breads from Farrell Family Organic Bread, 8034 S Yale, Tulsa, (918) 477-7077, Farrell Family Organic Bread.

        4.Old-fashioned, hand-stirred cherry limeades made to order at Ballard's Drive-In, Interstate 35 at Exit 72, Paul's Valley

        5.Eischen's Bar fried chicken, served with white bread, pickles and onions, 108 S Second, Okarche, 263-9939. Don't miss the fried okra, too. This bar opened way before statehood.

        6. Meers burger, any variety, served in a pie tin at The Meers Store & Restaurant, Meers, (580) 429-8051, The Meers Store & Restaurant, Meers, OK - (580) 429-8051. Beef comes from the owner's herd of longhorns.

        7.Sand plum jelly, any brand. Look for it where Oklahoma products are carried.

        8.Chicken-fried steak dinner or sandwich, Ann's Chicken Fry House, 4106 NW 39 Expressway/Route 66, Oklahoma City

        9.Schwab's hot dogs and chili, available separately at grocery stores. Schwab & Co., 235-2376, (888) 508-8668, schwabmeat.com.

        10.Braum's ice cream, any flavor, multiple locations, braums.com. The first Braum's store was opened in 1968.

        11.Sonic Drive-In meal with tater tots, cherry limeade and extra-long chili-cheese coney, many locations, sonicdrivein.com.

        12.Witt Pan Fry Steak, served at Rick's Cafe Americain, 5107 S Harvard, Tulsa

        13.Oklahoma-grown blackberries in July.

        14.Big Bevburger, Beverly's Pancake Corner, 2115 Northwest Expressway, Oklahoma City, 842-3614.

        15.Honey from Oklahoma bees at Honey Hill Farm, Edmond, 341-5499. Look for it where Oklahoma products are sold.

        16.Snickerdoodle flavored coffee from Neighbors Coffee, neighborscoffee.com. Look for the coffee where Oklahoma products are sold.

        17.Snickerdelicious flavored coffee from Java Dave's Coffee, multiple locations, javadavescoffee.com.

        18.Field's "World's Best” pecan pie, prepared in Pauls Valley, available at grocery stores, One of the favorite pies of all.

        19.Original yogurt cheese made at Wagon Creek Creamery, Helena, (580) 496-2447, wagoncreekcreamery.

        20.Fresh-picked Oklahoma blueberries in June.

        21.Lebanese hors d'oeuvres at Eddy's Steakhouse & Seafood, 4227 N Meridian, Oklahoma City, 787-2944, Eddy's

        22.Fried rattlesnake, available at any of the state's annual rattlesnake festivals or roundups, including those in Apache, Waurika and Okeene.

        23.Hideaway Pizza, you choose the toppings, multiple locations, hideawaypizza.com and The Original Hideaway.

        24.Hot Hamburger at Murphy's Original Steak House, 1625 SW Frank Phillips Blvd., Bartlesville

        25.Rush Springs watermelon at the town's annual festival in August.

        26.Hiland fat-free milk, available at grocery stores.

        27.Cinnamon rolls from the Tower Cafe, 625 Highway 81 South, Okarche, 236-7911.

        28.Head Country barbecue sauce, made in Ponca City, available at grocery stores, headcountry.com.

        29.Nonalcoholic grape juices from Redland Juice Co., 10851 Bryant Road, Lexington

        30.Coit's frosted mug of root beer, Coit's Root Beer Drive In with three locations in Oklahoma City.

        31.NoName Ranch burger served at Irma's Burger Shack, 1035 NW 63, Oklahoma City

        32.Kaiser's punch. Crescent Market in Nichols Hills Plaza, 6409 Avondale Drive, 842-2000.

        33.The Coney Island restaurants at 428 W Main in Oklahoma City and 3 East 5 in Tulsa

        34.Oklahoma-grown peaches in the summertime.

        35.Commercial food products made by Tulsa-based Bama Companies: the hand-held fruit pies and biscuits for McDonald's, apple minis for KFC, Taco Bell's empanadas and some of Pizza Hut's dough.

        36.A thick pork chop sandwich served on 14 Flags Plaza during the Oklahoma State Fair in September.

        37.Strawberries Newport, served at the annual spring Festival of the Arts in downtown Oklahoma City. Includes layers of puff pastry, pudding, fresh strawberries and whipped cream.

        38.Soft chocolate sugar cookies from Someplace Else, A Deli & Bakery, 2310 N Western, Oklahoma City,

        39.When the weather gets cold, opt for a bowl of homemade beef stew and sweet corn muffins at VZD's, 4200 N Western, 524-4203.

        40.A legendary onion burger made fresh to order and served at any of the burger joints in El Reno.

        41.Homemade cinnamon rolls from the Savoy Restaurant, 6033 S Sheridan Road, Tulsa, (918) 494-5621, savoyfoods.

        42.Lamb fries, Cattlemen's Steakhouse, 1309 S Agnew, Oklahoma City, 236-0416, Cattlemen's Steakhouse - Oklahoma City Stockyards.

        43.English-style banger sausages or any of the other homemade sausages at Siegi's Sausage Factory & Deli, 8988 S Sheridan, Tulsa, (918) 492-8988, siegis.com.

        44.Chips, cheese sauce and salsas at Ted's Cafe Escondido, multiple locations in Oklahoma City area.


        45.Fried or pickled Oklahoma-grown okra.

        46.Ham sandwich from Robertson's Hams Inc., 110 N Wanda St., Marietta

        47.Oklahoma-raised beef, available at some Oklahoma farmers markets or through the Oklahoma Food Cooperative, oklahomafood.coop.

        48.Cheese fries from Eskimo Joe's, 501 W Elm Ave., Stillwater, (405) 372-8896,


        49.A burger from Johnnie's Charcoal Broiler or Johnnie's Express, 11 locations statewide, johnniesok.com. Add some onion rings, if you dare.

        50.Homemade granola from Big Sky Bread Co., 6606 N Western, Oklahoma City, 879-0330. Better buy two bags.

        51.No salt, MSG, sugar or preservatives are used in the gourmet seasoning blends produced by Cedar Hill Seasonings, Edmond, which has been in business 21 years

        52.Oklahoma-grown raspberries in June.

        53.A slice of the strawberry-banana cake from Leo's Bar-B-Q, 3631 N Kelley,Tulsa

        54.Fresh crop of Oklahoma native pecans available after the first frost, usually in late fall.

        55.Vietnamese pho soup at any of the pho restaurants along NW 23 or the metro Oklahoma City area.

        56.Caesar salad prepared tableside at Junior's, 2601 Northwest Expressway, 848-5597, Oklahoma City.

        57.Watonga cheese, 314 E Second, Watonga,

        58.Oklahoma-grown strawberries in spring.

        59.Oklahoma bison burger. Look for the frozen patties in the meat department at Crescent Market

        60.Maria-Rae's salsa and chips, 2517 N Van Buren, Enid, (580) 242-3342. Available where Oklahoma products are sold.

        61.Kolaches available during the annual Czech festivals held in Prague and Yukon.

        62.The chicken parmesan dinner served family style at the 81-year-old Pete's Place, 120 SW 8 St., Krebs, (918) 423-2042, petes.org. The $16.95 dinner includes salad, antipasta plate, spaghetti and meatballs, ravioli and garlic bread.

        63.A Dixie Dog (corn dog) from the Dixie Dog Drive-In, 1421 E South Ave., Ponca City, (580) 762-4439. The batter used for the corn dogs is homemade.

        64.A bowl of three-way chili (spaghetti, red beans and chili) made at the 99-year-old Ike's Chili House, 5941 E Admiral Place, Tulsa, (918) 838-9410. Ike Johnson founded the eatery that touts itself as the oldest restaurant in Oklahoma. The three-way chili is sold in regular, special, double and triple portions, priced from $3.45 to $5.65. It's standing-room-only on wet, cold, rainy and snowy days.

        65.Greg's Chicken, created by a former chef at Norman's Legend's Restaurant, 1313 W Lindsey, 329-8888, legendsrestaurant.com. The entree is a chicken breast stuffed with spinach and goat cheese, deep fried and served with a sherry-mushroom sauce

        66.Cheese curds (white or yellow) from Christian Cheese, 13th and Airport Road, Kingfisher, (405) 375-6711. Available where Oklahoma products are sold.

        67.Lovera's Famous Homemade Summer Sausage, made at Lovera's Family Grocery, 95 NW 6 St., Krebs, (918) 423-2842, loveras-italian.com. The store has been open since 1946. A pound of the sausage is $5.95.

        68.Cinnamon rolls at Annie Okie's Runway Cafe, Wiley Post Airport, Bethany, 787-7732. The homemade cinnamon rolls have been a feature for at least a dozen years.

        69.Dan's Indian Tacos available each fall during the Oklahoma State Fair.

        70.Daddy Hinkle's meat marinades, based in Cleveland, OK, (800) 298-3929, daddyhinkles.com. Available where Oklahoma products are sold.

        71.Choc beer from Pete's Place, 120 SW 8, Krebs, (918) 423-2042, petes.org. We found it at La Baguette Bistro, 7408 N May, Oklahoma City, 840-3047.

        72.Shawnee Mills corn bread mix, at grocery stores. Jazz it up with a can of creamed corn, jalapeno peppers, red and green bell pepper and/or shredded cheddar cheese. Shawnee Milling Co., Shawnee, shawneemilling.com.

        73.The Wedge, eight layers of chocolate chip cake and chocolate ganache that's a birthday favorite at Lottinvilles Wood Grille, 900 S Kelly, Edmond, 341-4422, lottinvilles.com. Baked in house, one slice (one-eighth of the cake) is $6, one-quarter of the cake is $16 and a whole cake is $65.

        74.Any variety country pork sausage from J.C. Potter Sausage, 1914 Highway 70 E, Durant, (580) 924-2414, JCP Home Page. Available at grocery stores.

        75.Iced sugar cookies from Sweete Memories bakery, 6501 N May, Oklahoma City, 842-4799 are priced at 99 cents each, sweetememories.com.

        76.Gyro sandwich from The Greek House, 768 Jenkins, Norman, 364-6300.

        77.Oklahoma-grown peanuts.

        78.Oklahoma wine; the state now has 38 licensed wineries.

        79.Oklahoma-grown asparagus. Check local farmers markets in the springtime.

        80.Oklahoma barbecue — you pick the location. If you want some suggestions, start with the killer ribs at Wildhorse Mountain, Sallisaw. Van's Pig Stand in Shawnee; Earl's Ribs in Bricktown; Jake's in Chickasha; Bob's in Ada; Ken's in Amber; and Elmer's in Tulsa are also must-trys.

        81.White wedding cake with Bavarian cream, prepared by Ruth's Sweete Justice, 7602 N May Ave., 879-2253, ruthssweetejustice.com. Guests longing for a slice of great-tasting wedding cake will return for seconds of this moist, flavorful confection.

        82.Griffin's syrup from Griffin Food Co., Muskogee, griffinfoods.com, available in grocery stores.


        83.The homemade salsa at Tio's Mexican Restaurant, 1960 W Grant, Pauls Valley, (405) 238-3535. John Burns opened the restaurant 33 years ago in a small farmhouse; it's still owned by his family and the same cook has been making the salsa since it opened. Homemade chips and the salsa (described as pretty spicy) are served as soon as guests are seated.

        84."The works” at Nancy's Crossroads Cafe, 11056 State Highway 39, Dibble, (405) 344-7334. It includes seasoned pinto beans, fried okra, fried potatoes and a slice of corn bread.

        85.The pork cutlet chicken-fry dinner served at the Rock Cafe along State Highway 66, 114 W Main St., Stroud, (918) 968-3990, rockcaferoute66.com. Check out the buffalo burgers and alligator burgers, too.

        86.The Carolina-style pulled pork available most Saturdays for carryout at Bill Kamp's Meat Market, 7310 N Western, 843-2455. Don't forget a container of the tangy vinegar sauce to pour over the meat. Make your own Carolina slaw to top the meat for an authentic sandwich.

        87.Any other Oklahoma barbecue sauce not mentioned above. Where to start? Don't miss Selmon Brothers' brand, at grocery stores.

        88.Weiner schnitzel with peppercorn gravy served at Old Germany Restaurant, 15920 SE 29, Choctaw, 390-8647, oldgermany.com. Opened in 1976 by the Turek family, which still operates the business.

        89.Chocolate-dipped potato chips from Bedre Fine Chocolate, 2001 W Airline Road, Pauls Valley, (405) 207-9320, (800) 367-5390

        90.Sausage prepared by Blue & Gold Sausage Co., Jones, (405) 399-2954

        91.Any omelet served at Jimmy's Egg, multiple locations, jimmysegg.com.


        92.Any brand of Oklahoma pepper jelly or jam, where Oklahoma products are sold.

        93.Batter-dipped and deep-fried Pickle-O's from Classic 50's Drive-In, 1521 W Lindsey, Norman, 321-2271, classic50sdrivein.com.

        94.Oklahoma farm-raised venison from Honey Hill Farm, Edmond. Check where Oklahoma products are sold or the Oklahoma Food Cooperative, oklahomafood.coop.

        95.Grilled Oklahoma quail. You hunt it, you prepare it.

        96.Razor Clam clam chowder (Tulsa)/The Cellar clam chowder (Oklahoma City), originally served at the two legendary restaurants where Rick Kamp once worked. It's now served at his restaurant, Rick's Cafe Americain, 5107 S Harvard, Tulsa (918) 742-1076. The first time Kamp served the chowder at his Razor Clam restaurant in the early 1970s was for Leon Russell and Willie Nelson.

        97.Mrs. Smith's pumpkin pie, baked in Stilwell, available in the frozen food section at grocery stores.

        98.Oklahoma jerky products — beef, buffalo, venison. Look for them in convenience stores, grocery stores, where Oklahoma products are sold or online at oklahomafood.coop.

        99.Oklahoma-grown pickled asparagus, where Oklahoma products are sold.

        100.Aunt Bill's Brown Candy, a holiday tradition for decades among Oklahomans. The recipe became popular after appearing in Aunt Susan's food column in The Oklahoman. The burnt sugar fudge recipe is available in our recipe database.
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        Sad news: The Rock Cafe in Stroud burned down and Eddy's is closed now. But I loved em both. Wow....I totally forgot about sandplum jelly til I saw it above. I was hoping the Blue and Gold Sausage made the list, I am eating some right now! Yum!!

        All hail....Meers Burgers and that famous Okarche Chicken! I love Oklahoma and all the ways you can make okra.
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        • #5
          They should have a list of things you must do in Oklahoma before ya die....

          1. Camp out in the Wichitas
          2. Check out a game day in Norman
          3. Ride the BoatBar on the river downtown lol
          4. Check out North Pole City
          5. Catch a concert at the Zoo Amp
          6. People watch at the Fair

          etc....etc....
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          • #6
            Hardens Chicken in Tulsa use to be the best fried chicken ever. TO bad they no longer exist.
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            • #7
              Cool! I can start my list for my next trip up!
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              • #8
                Does anyone know if Jakes in Chickasha is still open? They had some good grub.
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                • #9
                  totally luv ... braums ice cream ... miss that stuff LOL

                  oh n john cook's bbq in lawton, ok ... i think thats what its called LOL ...
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                  • #10
                    Originally posted by ok24stacey View Post
                    Does anyone know if Jakes in Chickasha is still open? They had some good grub.
                    As of Aug 8th
                    LOL
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                    • #11
                      I think I need to start a list of places to eat all over Oklahoma
                      LOL

                      For instances:

                      Chickasha: Jakes Ribs

                      Skiatook: Mac's Barbeque

                      Meers: Meers place

                      Okarche: Eischen's Bar

                      Tahlequah: KC Harris Burgers

                      Big Cabin: The Truck Stop Resteraunt
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                      • #12
                        Originally posted by Josiah View Post
                        I think I need to start a list of places to eat all over Oklahoma
                        LOL

                        For instances:

                        Chickasha: Jakes Ribs

                        Skiatook: Mac's Barbeque

                        Meers: Meers place

                        Okarche: Eischen's Bar

                        Tahlequah: KC Harris Burgers

                        Big Cabin: The Truck Stop Resteraunt
                        Stillwater: Eskimo Joe's
                        (We always stop for the cheese fries!!!)

                        Wynona: Teresa's

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                        • #13
                          4.Old-fashioned, hand-stirred cherry limeades made to order at Ballard's Drive-In, Interstate 35 at Exit 72, Paul's Valley
                          But I use to get mine at the Corner Drug in Hominy. Now burned down.

                          10.Braum's ice cream, any flavor, multiple locations, braums.com. The first Braum's store was opened in 1968.

                          11.Sonic Drive-In meal with tater tots, cherry limeade and extra-long chili-cheese coney, many locations, sonicdrivein.com.
                          Still a Sonic Patron in New Mexico!

                          13.Oklahoma-grown blackberries in July.
                          Hand picked and eaten!!

                          15.Honey from Oklahoma bees at Honey Hill Farm, Edmond, 341-5499. Look for it where Oklahoma products are sold.

                          20.Fresh-picked Oklahoma blueberries in June.
                          The farms around Tahlaquah are the sweetest!!

                          23.Hideaway Pizza, you choose the toppings, multiple locations, hideawaypizza.com and The Original Hideaway.
                          Been to the one is Stillwater. Eskimo Joes is better!!

                          25.Rush Springs watermelon at the town's annual festival in August.
                          Any oklahoms grown watermelons are good!!

                          26.Hiland fat-free milk, available at grocery stores.

                          28.Head Country barbecue sauce, made in Ponca City, available at grocery stores, headcountry.com.
                          Still buy it at Walmart

                          34.Oklahoma-grown peaches in the summertime.
                          Make the best cobbler and pie!!!

                          35.Commercial food products made by Tulsa-based Bama Companies: the hand-held fruit pies and biscuits for McDonald's, apple minis for KFC, Taco Bell's empanadas and some of Pizza Hut's dough.

                          45.Fried or pickled Oklahoma-grown okra.
                          Only ate it in OK cuz my mom didn't know how to fry. But my Grandma Judy made the best, picked from her garden!!

                          47.Oklahoma-raised beef, available at some Oklahoma farmers markets or through the Oklahoma Food Cooperative, oklahomafood.coop.

                          48.Cheese fries from Eskimo Joe's, 501 W Elm Ave., Stillwater, (405) 372-8896,


                          52.Oklahoma-grown raspberries in June.

                          54.Fresh crop of Oklahoma native pecans available after the first frost, usually in late fall.
                          Use to pick then out of my Uncle Pat's yard!!!

                          58.Oklahoma-grown strawberries in spring.
                          Get the best from the Strawberry festival in Stillwell, OK

                          59.Oklahoma bison burger. Look for the frozen patties in the meat department at Crescent Market

                          62.The chicken parmesan dinner served family style at the 81-year-old Pete's Place, 120 SW 8 St., Krebs, (918) 423-2042, petes.org. The $16.95 dinner includes salad, antipasta plate, spaghetti and meatballs, ravioli and garlic bread.
                          I haven't tried it yet! But I heard this place is the BEST!!!

                          72.Shawnee Mills corn bread mix, at grocery stores. Jazz it up with a can of creamed corn, jalapeno peppers, red and green bell pepper and/or shredded cheddar cheese. Shawnee Milling Co., Shawnee, shawneemilling.com.

                          74.Any variety country pork sausage from J.C. Potter Sausage, 1914 Highway 70 E, Durant, (580) 924-2414, JCP Home Page. Available at grocery stores.

                          77.Oklahoma-grown peanuts.
                          One year my dad brought back a gunny sack size bag. We ate oklahoms peanuts for a long time...

                          80.Oklahoma barbecue — you pick the location. If you want some suggestions, start with the killer ribs at Wildhorse Mountain, Sallisaw. Van's Pig Stand in Shawnee; Earl's Ribs in Bricktown; Jake's in Chickasha; Bob's in Ada; Ken's in Amber; and Elmer's in Tulsa are also must-trys.

                          82.Griffin's syrup from Griffin Food Co., Muskogee, griffinfoods.com, available in grocery stores.

                          87.Any other Oklahoma barbecue sauce not mentioned above. Where to start? Don't miss Selmon Brothers' brand, at grocery stores.

                          90.Sausage prepared by Blue & Gold Sausage Co., Jones, (405) 399-2954
                          Somebody needs to fundraise some out here in NM!!!! I sold my share for band in HS.

                          91.Any omelet served at Jimmy's Egg, multiple locations, jimmysegg.com.

                          95.Grilled Oklahoma quail. You hunt it, you prepare it.
                          Watch out for the Buckshot!!!

                          97.Mrs. Smith's pumpkin pie, baked in Stilwell, available in the frozen food section at grocery stores.

                          98.Oklahoma jerky products — beef, buffalo, venison. Look for them in convenience stores, grocery stores, where Oklahoma products are sold or online at oklahomafood.coop.
                          Bought some at Love's Truck stop in Clovis, NM a couple of weeks ago!!!

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                          • #14
                            Josi, Okie Joe's BBQ in Stillwell, good stuff maynard!

                            along with the Meers burgers, gotta add try the onion rings, mmmmm. Not to mention the ribs, and.....

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                            • #15
                              Originally posted by streamhawk View Post
                              Josi, Okie Joe's BBQ in Stillwell, good stuff maynard!

                              along with the Meers burgers, gotta add try the onion rings, mmmmm. Not to mention the ribs, and.....
                              .......coconut cream pie! Geeeeeez its awesome!
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