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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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‘Death of 1,000 cuts’: Kellogg’s workers on why they’re striking

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days ago

"...Trevor Bidelman, president of BCTGM Local3G and a fourth-generation employee at the Kellogg’s plant in Battle Creek, Michigan, explained workers are on strike against a proposed two-tier system...

KC Donuts: Donut King, John’s Space Age Donut Shop and LaMar’s

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 years ago

Today, the first Friday in June, is National Donut Day. So, let me report on the three donut shops I tried in Kansas City last month. On Friday afternoon I headed to north Kansas City to Donut ...

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

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by bighound 2 years 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...

Gates and Sons - Brooklyn Ave

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by bighound 2 years 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...

Road Trip 2021

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by turbowine 2 months ago

Thought I’d give a trip report since the Chowhound forum for restaurants seem to be kind of dead these days. (So did Yelp and Tripadvisor kill it?) It was a five-week trip, so I won’t discuss ev...

Best Dinner in Tulsa

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by sigil 2 months ago

In a few weeks I'm going to be in Tulsa with friends for one night and wanted to see what my best option for dinner is. Between our group we have a short list, but since we are all coming from o...

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

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by FoodTrekkie 2 years 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...

Des Moines Register: What to know about Shelby Houlihan, nandrolone, a burrito, and her Olympic suspension

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

"...She believes the nandrolone came from pork in a burrito. Houlihan said she appealed the ruling to the Court of Arbitration for Sport and was informed that it did not accept her explanation. ...

US Courts Deliver Body Blows to Wine

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 8 months ago

"Wine lovers took a big legal setback on Tuesday, as a US federal appeals court ruled that a Florida wine shop cannot ship wine to customers in Missouri, even though Missouri stores can. The cas...

Whole Shabang potato chips?

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 10 months ago

Just learned about these recently . . . originally available only in prison commissaries, the company made them available outside jails by selling directly due to popular demand by ex-cons. Any 'ho...

ISU study indicates diet may help reduce cognitive decline

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 11 months ago

"Here are four of the most significant findings from the study: 1) Cheese, by far, was shown to be the most protective food against age-related cognitive problems, even late into life; 2) The...

Sheepshead Cafe Iowa City

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by Jillfresh 13 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 12 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 1 year 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 21 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 5 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 12 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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 year 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 8 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...