Route 66 News

Chicken-fried steak at Tally’s

KTUL-TV has been producing a series of stories about an all-Oklahoma dish — chicken-fried steak — in Tulsa.

The station featured Tally’s Cafe, which has become a strong alternative for Route 66 dining in Tulsa since the Metro Diner was demolished a few years ago.

KTUL.com – Tulsa, Oklahoma – News, Weather

What’s interesting is Tally’s is owned and run by Talal Alame, whom you’ll often find running the cash register. He’s one of many Lebanese-Americans who’ve learned the dining business in Oklahoma. Alame also organizes a free Thanksgiving dinner at his restaurant each year.

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