When you’re stuck inside, the quickest path to the winter doldrums is boredom.
Legend has it that the first onion burgers were created in El Reno during the Great Depression by enterprising burger-flippers looking for ways to stretch increasingly scarce meat. That costcutting measure still lives and breathes today. While El Reno might be the home of the onion burger, there are plenty other metro eateries that offer the delightful fare.
— by Louis Fowler, photos by Mark Hancock and Shannon Cornman