There are no whales in landlocked Oklahoma
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