Chef at Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm named a Beard Award finalist

The chef at Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm in an Albuquerque-area village has been named a finalist in the Best Chef: Southwest category of the prestigious James Beard Awards. Jonathan Perno runs the Campo restaurant at the inn and farm at 4803 Rio Grande Blvd NW in Los Ranchos De Albuquerque, New Mexico, … Continue reading Chef at Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm named a Beard Award finalist

Living Kitchen near Depew named a Beard Award semifinalist

The chef at Living Kitchen Farm & Dairy near Depew, Oklahoma, on Wednesday was named a semifinalist for the prestigious James Beard Award that honors culinary excellence. Living Kitchen chef Lisa Becklund was listed in the Best Chef: Southwest division. The restaurant sits about a half-mile south of old Route 66 in a log cabin. … Continue reading Living Kitchen near Depew named a Beard Award semifinalist

Oklahoma Tourism, film company making road-trip films, including Route 66

Earlier this month, the Oklahoma Tourism & Recreation Department and Broken Arrow-based Retrospec Films announced they would launch a year-long series of road-trip films, including Route 66. On Wednesday, they uploaded a film that featured the Rock Cafe in Stroud, Pops in Arcadia and Living Kitchen in Depew -- all along Route 66. https://youtu.be/ZcCXbbMYBAE The … Continue reading Oklahoma Tourism, film company making road-trip films, including Route 66

Living Kitchen Farm gets attention from Oklahoma’s tourism magazine

Thanks to a new story in Oklahoma's official tourism publication, a bunch of folks are learning what a growing number of people in the northeastern part of the state already knew -- Living Kitchen Farm & Dairy not only is one of the best places to eat in the Sooner State, but all of Route … Continue reading Living Kitchen Farm gets attention from Oklahoma’s tourism magazine

“Stranded”

North of Nashville, which calls itself "America's Two-Man Outlaw Country Band," stopped on old Route 66 in Depew, Oklahoma, a few days ago and videotaped this performance of one of its songs. https://youtu.be/5CKtLOyPR0Q North of Nashville decided to get off the interstate to take Route 66 from the Oklahoma City area to Tulsa, on the … Continue reading “Stranded”

Half-mile section of original Route 66 added to National Register

A half-mile section of original Route 66 near Depew, Oklahoma, was added to the National Register of Historic Places, according to an email from the National Park Service. The section of road runs east of Milfay Road for 0.46 miles. CLARIFICATION: I had the Google Street View map in the right place, but facing the … Continue reading Half-mile section of original Route 66 added to National Register