Woody's: Eating with the Locals on Route 66

Woody's: Eating with the Locals on Route 66

Food & Drink

Woody's: Eating with the Locals on Route 66

By

This slideshow requires JavaScript.

This is one of a full series of articles about interesting food locations along Route 66. See “related articles” or search “Route 66” for the full series.

Where to eat after a night spent along the Oklahoma arm of Route 66? It was between Woody’s and a place called Buttered Bunn’s Café. Our hotel recommended Woody’s, so, somewhat grudgingly, I gave up on the clever name. Good thing.

When the EMTs came in for breakfast, I knew we had made the right choice.

And, when the menu read, “We proudly support local farmers,” with the caution, “Our food is made by hand; sometimes it takes a little longer and sometimes we will be out of an item,” I knew we were in the right place.

And, when they happily offered flapjacks—yes, they called them flapjacks—with our choice of fresh blueberries, local pecans, or chocolate chips, I knew, beyond doubt, that we were in the right place. French toast served in thick wedges. Country ham or Blue & Gold sausage. Homemade biscuits and gravy.

All that, in a pleasant, homey atmosphere, with coffee served in an eclectic collection of mugs.

It’s the Common Man’s Highway. Route 66.

More

20 Sep 22

If you haven’t had pumpkin soup, you are missing a delightful dining experience. This savory soup is ideal for one of those first (…)

28 Aug 22

Ken Oringer and Jamie Bissonette of Little Donkey in Cambridge, Massachusetts, add miso to their addictive banana bread to give it a (…)

More TFC