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

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by FoodTrekkie 2 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 7 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 3 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 7 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 7 months 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 8 months 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 1 year 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 8 months 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...

St. Louis Sara lou Fried Shrimp and Tartar Suace

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by ksphillips 2 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 ...

St Louis, Kansas City, Lincoln, and Topeka

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by dcbbq 9 months 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. (...

Des Moines Good Classics

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by Chowsetter 11 months ago

We'll be visiting Des Moines in late July. We'd love to know what are some good Des Moines classic dinner restaurants? Would also appreciate some great casual lunch spots.

St. Louis Specialties

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by Joe Toenjes 16 years ago

I would like some input from all you chowhounds about the best places in St. Louis to get the best of these specialty dishes original to the region: -- St. Louis Style Pizza (very thin crust, pr...

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...

Best place to eat on Route 66 between Oklahoma City and Amarillo?

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by adri57 1 year ago

This stretch of the route seems to be very short of places to eat. As we're planning on dining at the Big Texan in Amarillo in the evening, we'll only need a sandwich at lunchtime, probably in the ...

Great Trip to St. Louis

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by rlcole4346 1 year ago

Spent a few days in St. Louis recently with the grandkids. We arrived a day early for a date night. Had a great meal at Nixta. I am not generally a fan of Mexican food, though MC is. Wow, we both ...

Fun Restaurant/Bar with a Private room near STL

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by Gretchen 1 year ago

We are hosting a team meeting at a hotel near the St Louis airport in a few weeks and are looking for suggestions a nice place nearby where we could get together with good drinks and decent food. W...

Sheepshead Cafe Iowa City

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by Jillfresh 11 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...

Cedar Rapids

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by RubyBluebird 8 years ago

One would think a small city this size would have a number of good places to eat but alas the number is way too few. Any recommendations are greatly appreciated. I take clients out to dinner some...

Bismarck, North Dakota

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by smwaksman 3 years ago

Where should I eat in Bismarck, North Dakota - any cuisine, any price?

Convenience store burrito

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by dd57chevy 4 years ago

Hi , I'm new here & am looking for resident "burrito experts" to help with a frustrating problem : I used to buy & enjoy "Red Hot Beef Burrito"s at Casey's , Kwik Shop , etc . After moving away...