This Machine makes no reservations. The June 15, 2013 issue of This Land centers on the crossroads where food, history, and Oklahoma writers meet—and break bread.
WHEN CHILI MET CHEESE: Your table awaits. The Route 66 restaurant that served Tulsa its first platter of Tex-Mex cuisine. By Mark Brown.
BEEF AND ELSEWHERE: Burgers with The New Yorker ’s Stillwater-born writer of stories from around here. By Sarah Graalman.
SCREENING SECRETS: This Land talks Wikileaks’ Oklahoma roots at Circle Cinema, June 28
ROUNDUP: Manning, May twisters, spanking, and Hanson’s first beer label. Oklahoma’s most important news you might have missed.
DO THIS: Cowboys, mermaids, machine guns, and flatheads. The best things to do in Oklahoma, June 15-30.
ORIGINAL OKIE: In 1944, during battle in Sieburg, Germany, a tank in which Joe Marak was riding was hit with a bomb.