In preparation for National Chili Day next week, Uncovering Oklahoma visited three restaurants in the Oklahoma City metro that serve bowls of chili as part of their regular menu. For this story, I traveled to Flint in Downtown Oklahoma City for their Bison Chili, The Red Cup in OKC for their vegetarian chili, and The Diner in Downtown Norman for their Championship Chili. The chili featured from each place is completely different from each other. Not only do all of these venues offer bowls of chili, but they also feature it on other menu items such as burgers.
National Chili Day is celebrated on the fourth Thursday in February, which will be on February 28th for 2019.
In Tulsa along Route 66, Ike’s Chili has been around since 1908 and has even served Will Rogers, which he referred to their
Established in 1975 by Ron and Betty Baber, Ron’s Hamburgers and Chili has over a dozen locations throughout Oklahoma. They’re also known for their draft root beer.
Recommended to me by OKC Black Eats, Brielle’s Bistro in Midwest City will serve their take on chili from time to time. While their
Flint is located at 15 North Robinson Avenue in Oklahoma City inside the Colcord Hotel. For more information on Flint, visit them at FlintOKC.com
The Red Cup is located at 3122 North Classen Blvd in Oklahoma City. For more information on The Red Cup, visit them at TheRedCupOKC.com.
The Diner is located at 213 East Main Street in Downtown Norman. For more information on The Diner, visit them at TheDinerOfNorman.com.