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There are no whales in landlocked Oklahoma

Restaurant Review: Tim Maslow’s Whaling in Oklahoma


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Location: MA-Boston

Story Date: 1/31/2019

Publisher: Boston Magazine   

Author: Julia Clancy

Wondering why an izakaya-inspired eatery in Boston’s South End is called Whaling in Oklahoma? The restaurant’s name nods to a Sooner State conservation mandate that prohibits catching certain species on a long, occasionally head-scratching list of wildlife. The law garnered a moniker: the “Whaling in Oklahoma” code.

Place Category: Food & Drink

Story Category: Review of a Place

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