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On the Cover: Ranch Steakhouse in Oklahoma City, featured in “The Art of Steak” (page 36), delivers prime steak in all its glory. Photograph by Choate House. Laser wood etching by Robert Rook of Oklahoma City.
The Art of Steak
With little more than heat, the finest cuts of beef can be transformed into the world’s most desirable main courses. Three Oklahoma restaurants—Prhyme in Tulsa, the Ranchers Club in Stillwater, and Ranch Steakhouse in Oklahoma City—are creating a dining experience worthy of the ultimate protein.
By Megan Rossman
Photography by Choate House
29 (More) Food Destinations Worth the Drive
Fill up the gas tank and let out your belt, because we’re back on the road with an itinerary that will take you to the best burritos, donuts, sandwiches, and every other edible treasure under the Oklahoma sun.
Photography by Lori Duckworth, John Jernigan, and Kenneth M. Ruggiano
The Food Network
Food nourishes the body, but human connection feeds the soul. Seven Oklahomans—including farmers, chefs, and cookbook writers—are taking cooking back from the impersonal sterility of the chain restaurant and returning it to those who want something more meaningful than fast food.
By Nathan Gunter
Photography by Melissa Lukenbaugh
Fare to Remember
Peaches, wine and cheese, tabouleh, calf fries, watermelons, huckleberries—seven Oklahoma communities hold them in high honor and celebrate them year after year. Join us for the festivals that give small towns their distinctive flavor.
Photography by Rebekah Morrow
Oklahoma women hit the road in style for glamping adventures; greet the warm weather with a float trip down the Illinois River; the St. Francis Tulsa Tough cycling event attracts riders and fans from all over the U.S.; enjoy a luxurious urban retreat at Oklahoma City’s Ambassador Hotel; and Debby and Michael Kaspari explore Natural Falls State Park.
John Moreland’s new album is a testament to truth; two women visit Oklahoma towns for their Every Point on the Map blog; artist Hugh Meade is adding style to Oklahoma City’s streetscape; Holly Bailey writes about the 2013 Moore tornado; a poem by Oklahoma poet laureate Benjamin Myers; and a new class at USAO takes students on a wild adventure.
Food & Drink
Read our Q and A with Oklahoma City-born celebrity chef and PBS host Rick Bayless; a spoonful of Oklahoma honey is the perfect—and healthy—complement to favorite summer flavors; some of the state’s best ice cream makers will school you on how to make your own; and an ice cream recipe from Roxy’s Ice Cream Social in Oklahoma City.