OKLAHOMA CITY, OKLAHOMA (February 25, 2019)—Greg Elwell may not have been able to single-handedly consume a six-pound pizza, a thirteen-pound Indian taco, three of the famous chicken-fried steaks at Kendall’s in Noble, or the seventeen-patty hamburger that graces the March/April 2019 cover of Oklahoma Today’s Food Issue, out this week, but the magazine’s research editor and resident foodie learned quite a bit about what makes Oklahoma’s food culture unique.               

“I’ve rarely encountered a dish I couldn’t wolf down, so the research for this story was a pretty humbling experience,” said Elwell, who attempted to conquer the four Oklahoma food challenges in Oklahoma Today’s March/April cover feature, titled “Greg vs. Food.”

“Greg vs. Food” may appeal to Oklahoma Today readers who want to test their gastronomic mettle, but the issue has plenty for those who enjoy exploring the state’s food culture in a way that doesn’t require superhuman strength. The sixth annual edition of “Food Worth the Drive,” Oklahoma Today’s annual round-up of road-trip-worthy restaurants around the state, profiles twenty-nine eateries across a range of cuisines—from barbecue in the northwest Oklahoma town of Ingersoll to a crawfish boil in Hochatown. A feature on brunch finds some of the greatest weekend-morning eateries around the state, while a photographic portfolio titled “Planet Oklahoma” rounds up some of Oklahoma’s most interesting international cuisines.  

“It’s always a thrill to work on our Food Issue,” said Oklahoma Today editor-in-chief Nathan Gunter. “So much of the fun of traveling is in discovering new things to eat, and we’re excited to share some of our finds with our fellow Oklahomans.”              

Oklahoma Today’s March/April issue arrives to subscribers this week and will be on newsstands around the state by March 1. For more information or to subscribe, visit OklahomaToday.com.