Originally Posted by Reaper16
Oklahoma Joe's is so-named because owner Jeff Stehney first used an Oklahoma Joe brand smoker when he started competing. Through this, Jeff became friends with the owner of the brand. They decided to go into the restaurant business together. One Oklahoma Joe's was opened in Stillwater (HQ of the compnay) and another in KCK. When the owner of the smoker brand sold the company some short time later, he closed the Stillwater branch down. All of which is to say that I don't consider the restaurant to "come from Stillwater."
Wow, I'm ****ing encyclopedic.
Thank God. Sanity has been restored.