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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.

San Francisco Treats vs. Kansas City Eats: A Super Menu Match-Up

Kansas City and San Francisco aren’t merely NFL powerhouses, they also happen to be two of the most storied food towns in America—with vastly different cuisines. KC is the undisputed BBQ capital of...
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Sheepshead Cafe Iowa City

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by Jillfresh 12 years ago

I have just discovered Chow.com because I did a web search for Sheepshead Cafe Chocolate Almond Cheesecake. I knew it was a long shot, but I just wanted to see what would come up. It led me to Cho...

La Hacienda - Mason City Help!

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by Morganna 11 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...

Best 6 meals in St Louis

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by cheesecurdsinparadise 2 months ago

Ok My gf and I are staying in St Louis Saturday thru Monday. My mom is paying for three dinners, we are paying for 3 breakfasts or lunches. If You had 6 meals in St Louis: 3 that others were paying...

Cashew Chicken in Springfield, Missouri

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by Jim Leff 20 years ago

Just got off the phone with a talkative MCI operator who recommended a weird Chinese/Midwestern hybrid dish called "cashew chicken" you find in the environs of Springfield Missouri. It's deep fri...

St. Louis Sara lou Fried Shrimp and Tartar Suace

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by ksphillips 4 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 ...

CSA in (or near) Wichita, Kansas

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by Camelyn 11 years ago

I've looked high, low and under a few beds, but I have not been able to find a CSA program in Wichita. Odd, since this is the midwest, and there are more farms than bars (ok maybe not, but it's got...

Cheese o'Clock guided virtual tastings with Janet Fletcher & Laura Werlin

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by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

A four-part series of guided virtual tastings of cheese with selected wines led by Janet Fletcher and Laura Werlin, two of the most knowledgeable cheese educators, to celebrate American Cheese Mont...

U.S. Sens. Baldwin, Hawley: Ask Federal Trade Commission to open antitrust investigation into meatpackers amid plant closures

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by Melanie Wong 6 months ago

In the bipartisan letter, the Senators note that the closing of three pork plants because of COVID-19 has resulted “in the shutdown of a staggering 15 percent of America’s pork production” at a tim...

German bakeries in St. Louis

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by Maedl 7 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...

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

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by FoodTrekkie 1 year 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...

Gourmet Food for Train Trip

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by Budstone 10 months ago

looking at the Empire Builder train ride from Chicago to Seattle and would like ideas for really good gourmet food for the trip. Will be taking a collapsable cooler and dry ice. Can you sneak (like...

Recommendations for Branson, Missouri

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by ferrett1 8 months ago

We will be in Branson with two friends in about a month and wondered if there are any great restaurants that you can recommend?. Not interested in Mexican but pretty much anything else.

Barbara's Bake Shoppe Iowa City, IA, mid-1970s

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by sray1203 9 years ago

I went to college there, this was a little shop down one of the streets from the Pentacris(sp?). They used to make these crisp sugar cookies with a frosting that was not buttercream, not cream che...

Adding more meat to left over beef stew?

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by angelsfan2005 9 months ago

I made beef stew in the insta pot tonight. The recipe I used only called for 1 pd but I should have used 2. I have a good amount of juice and vegetables left but no meat. Can I buy more meat, cook ...

Woodyard BBQ - Worth the drive

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by bighound 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months 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 2 years 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. (...