“It’s a good environment for the whole family. It’s a good place for a date night. It’s nice just to relax, get away and enjoy the beauty of art in whatever form or fashion it appeals to you,” Traci Shelton said.
The former capitol of Oklahoma is becoming a haven for artists, families and foodies. Land-run up there and check it out.
But Nic’s Place does so much more than burgers. That’s why I’d point you toward the chicken-fried steak dinner ($14.25 with salad and side).
“We built the truck with the idea of catering events at weddings, but we became a Made-in-Oklahoma, everyday food truck,” he said.
Much like real estate, food sourcing in Oklahoma is largely focused on location, location, location. Restaurants build seasonal menus and source ingredients from local growers. Consumers are encouraged to shop and dine at locally owned venues. The art of foraging, or wildcrafting as some call it, has become more popular in recent years and is…
During spring, it’s important to have hot and cold food options to suit the swiftly changing weather.
Be flexible. Going in with a recipe in mind is fine, but the magic of farmers market cooking is finding the best fresh ingredients and making them work for you.
One of the city’s favorite purveyors of fine smoked meats serves up barbecue for art lovers.
“I try to make sure I get a good bite to eat,” she said. “I like jewelry a lot. If I see someone selling handmade jewelry, I’m definitely going to go there.”
“They melt in your mouth,” Pelter said. “We say they’re life-changing doughnuts. I can’t even eat other doughnuts anymore.”