Hushpuppies on North Sheridan

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Speaking of great food in out of the way places,'s Michael Stern was in Tulsa earlier this week and stopped in at the White River Fish Market at 1708 N. Sheridan in Tulsa. Here's his review.

The gumbo there is a favorite of ours. My wife and I first had it at the store's booth at the Tulsa State Fair years ago. It was especially chilly and damp that day, their booth was outside on the midway then, and a big cup of gumbo really warmed us up. The restaurant is just a mile west and a few blocks south of the Tulsa International Airport terminal, so it's a convenient place for a good meal going to or from the airport. (Take Virgin St. from the airport to Sheridan, and keep an eye out for J. Paul Getty's little house on the south side of the street as you get close to Sheridan.)

White River is the 12th Oklahoma restaurant reviewed by the Sterns, and the first one in Tulsa.

Oh, and fish from White River were used on "Wheel of Fish," one of the innovative local programs in Weird Al's movie "UHF".


W. Author Profile Page said:

That was a superb Tulsa pick by the Sterns. I'm a regular follower of their Web site, and I'm thrilled they've also listed Van's Pig Stand in Shawnee, too.

manasclerk said:

Nice tie in with "Wheel of Fish": you get to drink from the firehose!

Hey, I used to eat at the place that was used as Big Edna's Burger World. Harden's Hamburgers -- it was two blocks away from work, and I'd go there every two weeks for a hamburger steak, curly-Qs, coleslaw and Texas toast, and I'd do the National Review Trans-O-Gram while I waited for my lunch. Great onion burgers, too. They moved to 3rd and Sheridan some years ago.

Mmmm. Vanized baked potato. Van's has four locations now: A second one in Shawnee, one in Moore, and one in Norman. Just noticed -- it's the restaurant of the day on

Michael Stern filed a review of Cattlemen's Cafe in Oklahoma City today:

"Oklahoma may be the state with the most great hamburgers. Cheap or expensive, thick or thin, dressed or au naturel, Sooner State burgers are a large Roadfood topic unto themselves. The cattlemen's steak burger is one of more luxurious ones."

He had the hot hamburger at Murphy's in Bartlesville, too.

What a great job he's got!

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