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

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?

by angelsfan2005 1 year 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

by bighound 2 years 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...

Joe's Kansas City BBQ - Just excellent

by bighound 2 years 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...

KC BBQ reviews Nov '19

by bighound 2 years 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

by dcbbq 3 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. (...

Toulouse or similar style sausages in St. Louis?

by xhepera 7 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?

by oklatoma 2 years 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

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

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

Maria's Soft Shell Tacos and some Omaha/Ralston

by mmgd1960 9 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?

by skwentus 2 years 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

by mmgd1960 9 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

by stlSarah 3 years 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...

by Ketteract 3 years 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?

by ferrett1 4 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

by Ketteract 3 years 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...

Des Moines Good Classics

by Chowsetter 3 years 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

by Joe Toenjes 18 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...

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

by adri57 3 years 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

by rlcole4346 4 years 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 ...