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A closer look at the Route 66 Experience design

A closer look at the Route 66 Experience design

A few hours after I filed the story about the impending announcement Wednesday about the Route 66 Experience museum complex in Tulsa, I received architect renderings of the building that’s set to open sometime in 2018. As you can see,…

Food Network’s “Great Food Truck Race” taking place on Route 66

The Food Network reality series “Great Food Truck Race” currently is taking place on or near spots on Rotue 66, according to a report by the Havasu News, based in Lake Havasu City, Arizona. This season’s filming included a stop…

One of Oklahoma’s classic Lebanese steakhouses

Discover Oklahoma spent a little time at Freddie’s Bar-B-Que and Steakhouse, located on Route 66 in Sapulpa, Oklahoma, for a quarter-century. Oklahoma contains pockets of Lebanese-Americans who’ve lived in the Sooner State for generations, first with the Land Run and…

A little bit of New Mexico in Oklahoma

A little bit of New Mexico in Oklahoma

Former residents of New Mexico who live in the Sooner State may get a hankering after viewing this Discover Oklahoma video about the Green Chile Kitchen Route 66 in Yukon, Oklahoma. The restaurant doesn’t put green chile peppers in everything.…

Buffalo Inn closes amid bankruptcy

Buffalo Inn closes amid bankruptcy

The historic Buffalo Inn restaurant and lounge along Route 66 in Upland, California, closed unexpectedly this week and may remain shuttered for good, reported columnist David Allen for the Inland Valley Daily Bulletin. It was reported in 2012 the restaurant…

The top 10 restaurants of Route 66 are …

The top 10 restaurants of Route 66 are …

You can call it a landslide. The people have spoken, and the No. 1 restaurant on Route 66 won by nearly a 2-to-1 margin over the runner-up. More than two weeks ago, we launched an online poll via PollDaddy.com to…

Carthage restaurant sues Springfield eatery for trademark violation

Carthage restaurant sues Springfield eatery for trademark violation

The owner of Whisler’s Drive Up restaurant in Carthage, Missouri, filed a trademark-infringement lawsuit against the owner of a Whisler’s restaurant in Springfield, Missouri, according to the Springfield News-Leader. Whisler’s Drive Up has been operating at 300 N. Garrison Ave.,…

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