FOOD: Lucille’s Restaurant
Spring weather has an
intoxicating lure, beckoning us out of our fuzzy slippers and man caves to
explore adventurous places and soak up the vibrant culture around us. A short,
scenic road trip to the landmark territory of Mulhall, Oklahoma, satisfies those
wanderlust weekend cravings.
Whether you cruise into town on
a Harley or in the family SUV, you can almost feel time roll back with every
rotation of your tires on these hallowed Oklahoma roads. At the renowned
intersection of Highway 77 and Main Street in Mulhall, Lucille’s Restaurant—a
celebrated place to eat, reflect and reconnect—stands as a tribute to the
simpler times and pioneering spirit that characterize our great state.
Delicious home-style foods like chicken fried steak, catfish, steaks and
show-stopping homemade pies have long made this local hot spot a legend in
destination dining. Sunday brunch is another highlight, complete with favorites
like homemade biscuits, waffles and all the trimmings.
Although Lucille’s Restaurant
closed after a devastating fire in 2009 and an F4 tornado prior to that, it