Half-Price Books (above): America’s largest family-owned retailer for new and used books.
Boomarang Diner: 54 in Oklahoma and none in Tulsa.
Fat Edd's Roadhouse: Really popular in Metropolis, Ill.
Flying Fish: A Texas-based chain.
Garrett’s popcorn: A Chicago legend.
Gates BBQ: A Kansas City-based chain.
Imo's Pizza: St. Louis fontanelle cheese just makes for a luscious pie.
Macadoodles: It’s a popular beer and spirits store in southwestern Missouri.
Minsky's Pizza: A Kansas City-based chain.
Stroud's: A fried-chicken restaurant in Kansas City.
Wok Box: It serves up fresh Asian food.
Yard House: A restaurant that offers more than 100 items made from scratch.