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Great Plains

You can use this tag to discuss food in Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, and South Dakota. We also have tags for each of those states, as well as many of their cities, which you can browse here.

Who Really Invented Sloppy Joes?

Some foods are saddled with unfortunate names. Other foods, though they may be delicious, have the bad luck to look pretty terrible. And then there are those humble underdogs that combine the two misfortunes...
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Woodyard BBQ - Worth the drive

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by bighound 14 days ago

Woodyard BBQ was in a light industrial area with the pits figuring prominent at the front of the building. The smell of smoking meat was mouth-watering upon our arrival. We shared a three-meat plat...

Jack Stack BBQ - Didn't live up to the hype

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by bighound 14 days ago

Dinner at Jack Stack BBQ was a bit of a disappointment given the good reviews. It was more like a steak house restaurant environment (situated in a Spanish-style mall) with the high prices rather t...

Joe's Kansas City BBQ - Just excellent

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by bighound 14 days ago

Joe's Kansas City Barbeque is in a gas station with the garage remodeled into a cafeteria style eating establishment. heard the stories and read the reviews but was dubious when there wasn't the sm...

Gates and Sons - Brooklyn Ave

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by bighound 14 days ago

heard the legend of Gates BBQ for years so was excited to go. an extreme letdown of an experience i must say. this location on the day we were there was awful. The ordering process was very chaotic...

KC BBQ reviews Nov '19

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by bighound 14 days ago

first of a group of reviews from first time visit to KC. BBQ all the way. most quite good. Arthur Bryant's barbeque: Old school counter service BBQ not far from the Negro League Baseball Museum. T...

St Louis, Kansas City, Lincoln, and Topeka

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by dcbbq 1 year ago

We'll be touring the plains this fall, and looking for good wood-cooked barbecue in each of these cities, and other suggestions. Feel free to point me to barbecue threads to the various cities. (...

La Hacienda - Mason City Help!

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by Morganna 10 years ago

I lived in Mason City during my teen years. There was a family-run Mexican place called La Hacienda that had these fabulous enchiladas with a brown beefy gravy instead of the usual more red or gre...

Toulouse or similar style sausages in St. Louis?

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by xhepera 5 years ago

I'm planning on making a cassoulet and am having trouble sourcing a couple of things locally. Namely, duck fat and Toulouse-style sausages. I'm about 2 hours from St. Louis and figured I'd have bet...

Best places to eat in KC?

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by oklatoma 3 months ago

Hi! I’m new to the area and I’m looking for some of your favorite places to eat in Kansas City and the dish that you loved the most!! Thanks!!

Paid Food Sport Opportunity for Pepsico Fall Football

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by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

"This paid opportunity is specifically for pitmasters to show off their barbecue skills! . . . "

German bakeries in St. Louis

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by Maedl 6 years ago

I grew up in St. Louis in the late1950s and 1960s. On Saturdays we would go to Soulard market and stop at one or two German bakeries on Cherokee Street in South St. Louis. I don't think these baker...

St. Louis Sara lou Fried Shrimp and Tartar Suace

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by ksphillips 3 years ago

Would love to find any recipe for the fried shrimp and especially the tartar sauce from this St. Louis favorite. I believe the tartar sauce had Miracle Whip, dill pickles and onion with something ...

Looking for Copycat Recipe for Tulsa's RON'S CHILI

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by FoodTrekkie 9 months ago

Big fan of the chili at Ron's Chili & Hamburgers in Tulsa Ok (and about a dozen other cities these days). Ive made thousands of pots of chili.... but cant for the life of me figure out his meat se...

Maria's Soft Shell Tacos and some Omaha/Ralston

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by mmgd1960 8 years ago

Maria's has some of the best Mexican food I have ever had. My favorite is the flour "Soft Shell Taco". They are a thicker flour shell that is deep fried. I'm not sure but I think that the meat...

Andouille in the Lou?

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by skwentus 9 months ago

Does anyone have a good source for Andouille sausage in the St. Louis area? Last year I used Johnsonville in my gumbo, which was fine but I'm curious about other options.

Tacorito- Gone but not forgotten...Omaha/Lincoln, NE and CO

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by mmgd1960 8 years ago

When I was growing up in Omaha I was a bus-girl about 35 years ago at La Fonda's aka Holly Inn. The restaurant was founded by the late George Pappas of CO. I fell in love with the "Tacorito", a big...

St. Louis delights

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by stlSarah 1 year ago

We had a foodie guest recently and a lot of fun showing her some St. Louis gems. I have three layers to suggest: Sublime - Nathaniel Reid Bakery on Manchester for outstanding breakfast pastrie...

BG's, and other long-gone eats of the Quad-Cities...

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by Ketteract 1 year ago

I grew up in Davenport, Iowa, in the '80s. At the corner of Division Street and Kimberly Road was a local burger joint called BG's Charbroiled Burgers. I haven't had them since I was in grad...

What’s Good in Chesterfield and the Valley in St. Louis?

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by ferrett1 2 years ago

We just moved to this area and would love your recommendations as the go to spots in this area. Some of our favorite so far have been Yia,Yias, Nacho Mama’s, Crown Candy kitchen, Tratoria Marcella....

Iowa City restaurants of yore

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by Ketteract 1 year ago

University of Iowa alumnus here, and I wanted to open a discussion for fellow Hawkeyes: remembrances of Iowa City restaurants past. I personally was there 1998-2002. My top haunts from those da...