FEW RESTAURANTS CAN resist the pressure to change with the times, but this northeast Oklahoma standout continues to hold its ground. Known for recipes that are tried, true, and tasty, this historic eatery is famous for granting every diner’s chicken-fried wishes year after year.
At this down-home gem, the menu is stacked with comfort-food favorites, and guests can drown the troubles of the work week in homemade gravy and piping hot mashed potatoes. Most regulars would say that the café’s calf fries and chicken-fried steak are the must-try dishes. But no matter what diners order, it’s simply good, homestyle cooking that gives the restaurant its prominence.
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