As diners cope to plan their meal options during the coronavirus pandemic, this would be an opportune time to grab a bag of old-fashioned hamburgers from one of Tulsa’s iconic burger joints.

We are talking places at least 35 years old, in a single location and operated by the founders or descendants of the founders.

If you never have visited all of these spots, here’s an idea: Plan to visit at least one a week for takeout or curbside service, take notes and at the end of the journey, have family members vote for their favorites.

Scene Writer

Scott is in his second tour of duty with the Tulsa World. He was a sports writer during his first stop. Since returning to the World in 1992, he has been the food writer and now restaurant critic and wine columnist. Phone: 918-581-8463