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Hyperlocal Fare Is the Best Bet at This Native American Casino

Oklahoma’s Downstream Casino features cattle and crops of the Quapaw Nation

Cattle graze in the shadow of Oklahoma’s Downstream Casino. All photos by Jackie Snow.

Next to ringing slot machines with names like Buffalo Gal and Spartacus Gladiator of Rome at Oklahoma’s Downstream Casino sits a small glass case displaying dry-aged beef and a vertical herb garden. It’s an ad for local food produced…




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Nick Foreman and Jackie Snow

Nick Foreman and Jackie Snow

Nick Foreman teaches food history at Oregon State University. Jackie Snow is a freelance journalist published by NYT, National Geographic, and others.

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