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Dine + Drink

June 2018

The Bar with Bite

Oklahoma’s lack of beaches didn’t stand in the way of the Shark Beach Bar at Safari Joe’s H2O from creating an adults-only cabana with drinks and music to help you cool down while heating up at night.

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Donna Leahey
June 2018

Home Field Advantage

Sure, a burger and a brew are quintessential baseball snacks, but fans don’t have to settle for the basics at ONEOK Field, where the game is only part of the experience.

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John Tranchina
June 2018

Tex-Mex Triumph

With a menu that is constantly changing, Mexicali Border Café is reasonably priced, friendly, fresh and authentic. And those margaritas have kept people coming back for over 30 years.

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Donna Leahey
June 2018

I Scream Cone!

It may be summer but we’ve got a freeze warning if you’re venturing downtown. Rose Rock Microcreamery and its highly creative small-batch flavors are cream of the crop, no matter the weather.

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Donna Leahey
June 2018

Legacy of Love

Ti Amo Ristorante Italiano continues to pour out its heart with pasta, seafood, steak and desserts that leave you longing for more.

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Donna Leahey
May 2018

Adventure on an International Scale

Every Wednesday, ol’Vine offers an ensemble of flavors, colors, and textures to delight the senses in small enough portions that you can sample several plates at one sitting during its Savory Swirl.

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Donna Leahey
May 2018

Firing Up the Flavors

With great, fresh tastes of authentic Mexican, blackened fish tacos, and a creative cocktail list (an Old Fashioned with tequila), Sabores is more than a meal — it’s a flavor vacation.

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Donna Leahey
May 2018

Brownie Points

The burgers, pies and root beer at Brownies may appear to be basic diner fare. But with a bonus of 60 years of experience behind almost every recipe, there is nothing ordinary about the Tulsa icon.

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Rob Harmon
April 2018

The Amazing Taste

There’s no need to travel to bayou country for authentic Cajun when Hebert's Specialty Meats and Cajun Ed's Restaurant can take care of those cravings right here in Tulsa.

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Donna Leahey
April 2018

Recipes for Success

From planning, cooking and serving to coordinating, fielding questions and solving problems, 624 Catering can provide the services you may need for your party or event to make a lasting impression.

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Michele Chiappetta
April 2018

No Fuss Deli-ciousness

Sandwiched, so to speak, in a nondescript strip mall, Goodcents Deli Fresh Subs is churning out some of the most delectable handheld creations in the area. And it takes but one bite to understand why.

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Donna Leahey
April 2018

Edible Expansionism

Bringing beef to new heights, Flo’s Burger Diner is primed to offer its classic Americana meals to Tulsa on Route 66 while also maintaining its original location in Catoosa.

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Rob Harmon
March 2018

Sunday Bloody Funday

Whether you like yours spicy, tangy, smoky, or loaded up with all sorts of gourmet garnishes, it's easy to find a concoction that's a bit more substantial than a mimosa on a weekend morning.

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Donna Leahey
March 2018

Culinary Curveball

Sure, Fat Daddy's is a sports bar with pool tables, TVs and plenty of suds. But it's food that drives everything they do. And not just regular "bar food."

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Donna Leahey
March 2018

Chicken This Out

It only takes one taste of that secret seasoning, one bite of a Philly cheese steak, or one wing coated in a variety of delicious sauces for you to become an instant fan of Rozay's Wings and Things.

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Donna Leahey
March 2018

Nacho Daddy

From the staples and tasty seafood chowder to chimichangas and rib-eye carne asada, Brandon Fischer offers authentic Sonoran-style Mexican dishes at Chimi's that have enthralled thousands since 1983.

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Rob Harmon
February 2018

Your Body on Booze

There's no clear evidence indicating the type of alcohol you drink affects your state of drunkenness. So what really happens inside your body when you imbibe?

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Rob Harmon
February 2018

Sugar Thrill Gang

With an abundant selection of truffles, macarons, nuts, fudge and candies, the shipping-container world of Sweet Boutique is every bit as delicious as anything Willie Wonka could have envisioned.

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Donna Leahey
February 2018

Eating Artfully

The next time you want to give a gift — whether it’s for a special occasion, a holiday celebration or a “just because” treat — remember the magic of Edible Arrangements.

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Donna Leahey
February 2018

Pursuit of Perfection

Craig Baxter’s Interurban is his version of Field of Dreams, where his reimagined vision for contemporary American and Tex-Mex fare flourishes with personal interactions, teamwork and pride.

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Rob Harmon
January 2018

Roots of Flavor

Armed with just a little knowledge, you can up your kitchen game and feel good knowing you can confidently select, cook, and store onions of all types.

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Tiffany Duncan
January 2018

In the Eye of the Beer-holder

While you shouldn’t judge a beer only by its label (it does need to taste good too, right?), most brewmasters will tell you a creative design will help their brew stand out on a crowded shelf.

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John Tranchina
January 2018

Cup of Truth

So you think you're a coffee fan? How many of these facts, benefits and tips did you know?

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Monica Craddock
January 2018

Play Fare

Incredible Pizza not only captures the spirit of a simpler time, but also offers some of the most fun you can have with food while allowing generations to connect.

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Michele Chiappetta
January 2018

Carnivore’s Dream

A casual steakhouse with a fine-dining experience where you can bring the family without breaking the bank, BC Steakhouse offers plenty of high-quality eats to satisfy our beef-crazed community.

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Rob Harmon
January 2018

The Spice is Right

Staying true to flavors from the region they came from, Tandoori Guys’ imaginative cooking emphasizes clean textures, complex flavor pairings and an array of delicious traditional Indian food.

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Donna Leahey
December 2017

Keeping it Meal

The Bistro at Seville under Brett Clark has developed some truly iconic dishes including a chokes and cheese appetizer, tender filets, decadent Pasta YaYa and a classic Monte Cristo.

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Donna Leahey
December 2017

First-Class Fare

A roster of blue crab cakes, chicken marsala, beef aged 21-65 days, and infused liquors showcases Bluestone Steak House & Seafood’s dazzling ability to bring fine-dining cuisine to contemporary life.

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Michele Chiappetta
December 2017

Making Spirits Bright

Wrapping your fingers around one of these holiday cocktails will remind you why cold weather and the stressful holidays can be wonderful.

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John Tranchina
December 2017

Grounds Rules

Because the quality of coffee is so important to specialty coffee shops, some may place restrictions on how creative customers are able to get with certain orders.

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Monica Craddock
November 2017

Appetite for Life

Whether he is serving good food or selflessly giving to local organizations and individuals in need, Trails End BBQ’s John Cash doesn’t like seeing anyone go hungry.

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Michele Chiappetta
November 2017

Spilling the Beans

Looking to evolve from commodity-grade brown coffee consumed more for maintenance than pleasure? The spectrum of specialty coffee can offer a little something for everyone.

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Monica Craddock
November 2017

Toasting Tradition

The vibe at Caz’s Pub falls somewhere between dive bar and eclectic man cave, with a seat at the bar (or tables) for anyone who enters, regardless of where they fall in the social spectrum.

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G.K. Hizer
November 2017

Menu for the Masses

With a reputation for never taking shortcuts with delicious pancakes, omelets, cinnamon rolls, sandwiches and burgers, Savoy does exactly what it takes to keep its patrons coming back again and again.

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Rob Harmon
November 2017

Steak a Claim

Carving out a unique personality with preparation, presentation and service, PRHYME offers a heightened experience to those who worship at the shrine of phenomenal red meat cuts and fine dining.

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Donna Leahey
November 2017

Steady Satisfaction

While the Tulsa Arts District has undergone many changes in the last 13 years, one consistent has been Jeff Castleberry’s commitment to serving up affordable comfort food at Caz’s Chowhouse.

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Michele Chiappetta
October 2017

Pour Decisions

With so many specialty brews available this time of year, what really sets Oktoberfest suds apart from the usual go-to beers?

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G.K. Hizer
October 2017

Meat and Greet

The burgers at Harden’s have been drawing Tulsans for decades like eager moths to their flame-grilled goodness. And with a food truck-style catering trailer, the reach continues to expand.

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Rob Harmon
October 2017

Going Back to Cali

Yearning for cuisine from the Golden State? Then head to Napa Flats and let them treat you to a hint of coastal-inspired California dishes with an Italian flair.

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Donna Leahey
October 2017

Dine of the Times

With a passion for cooking, international tutoring, and a golden ticket, Saul Paniagua, Jr. is dishing out a little bit of a fusion with Southern and Southwestern dishes at Fireside Grill.

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Michele Chiappetta
September 2017

Acing the Bar

Offering a cure for whatever “ales” you, George’s Pub stocks nearly 80 bottled brews, a strong whiskey selection and a menu that will have you questioning if the place is really just a bar.

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G.K. Hizer
September 2017

Feast of Eden

Beyond the heavenly wings, other eats, drinks and wait staff, Hooters continues to thrive because it sticks to what it knows while always looking for ways to be tastefully innovative.

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Rob Harmon
September 2017

Patty Perfection

Bringing burgers and fried sides to new heights without a lick of pretension, Flo’s is building stacked stunners to savor, one Bomb at a time.

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Donna Leahey
September 2017

The Mex Best Thing

As owner and chef of Ricardos, Thomas Hunter doesn't try to change too much of what has clearly been working for the past four decades, but he loves to introduce unique ways to serve Tex-Mex staples.

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Rob Harmon
September 2017

Keep on Truckin’

The food truck frenzy continues to rev up, especially at Guthrie Green, where four walls have given way to four wheels for grabbing a bite on the go.

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Michele Chiappetta
September 2017

Treble in Paradise

The Colony is where Tulsa’s musical past and present collide, giving us a glimpse of a future focused on tunes geared around strong songwriting with musicianship at the forefront.

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G.K. Hizer
August 2017

Bar Bucket List

Not every trip to your local watering hole is going to be memorable. But utilize a few of our ideas and it may become legendary.

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G.K. Hizer
August 2017

Comfortably Yum

Eclectic with a vintage vibe, Wild Heart Marketplace and Café tosses out fancy menus in favor of tasty and satisfying family recipes ranging from omelets and burgers to hoagies, soups and salads.

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Donna Leahey
August 2017

Thai-tanic

The style of cooking at Amazing Thai Cuisine is centered in the heart of Southeast Asia, and emphasizes grand dishes that lean toward the light and healthy while also being highly flavorful.

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Michele Chiappetta
August 2017

Bold and the Bountiful

Chef Alfredo Vargas marries two beloved dining traditions at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino’s Buffet: authentic and unique dishes and all-you-can-eat options.

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Michele Chiappetta
August 2017

Downtown Turnaround

Anchored by the popular restaurant SMOKE., the SEVEN6MAIN mixed-use development breaking ground in Owasso’s Redbud District this fall will offer a far-reaching impact.

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Michele Chiappetta
July 2017

Ale Yeah!

Dead Armadillo is cranking out innovative beers, plenty of small-batch suds and consistent favorites thanks to brewmaster Tony Peck’s process and a desire to put a cold pint in your hand.

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G.K. Hizer
July 2017

Drafting a Winner

Maryn’s Taphouse and Raw Bar is no fish-out-of-water thanks to the vision of Corey Crandall who has created a modern gastropub offering a bar-lover’s paradise and plenty of plates from land and sea.

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Rob Harmon
July 2017

Inspired by Tradition

Much like the rich culture from which they come, the Aloisio family delivers authentic fare that combines the best of old and new worlds at Mondo’s Ristorante Italian.

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Michele Chiappetta
July 2017

Raise Your Spirits

From the drinks to the food and fun, everything at MixCo is designed with intentionality at the forefront. If you haven’t joined the party yet, what are you waiting for?

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Tiffany Duncan
July 2017

Contemporary Cantina

Next time you’re in the mood for Tex-Mex tacos, fajitas or some cheesy quesadillas, consider visiting Tulsa’s only individually owned El Chico, where Gil Inkelaar loves taking care of families.

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Donna Leahey
July 2017

Ferment to Be

Chris and Vonnetta Allenbaugh have been not-so-quietly taking the local wine-making scene by storm with the stunning Blind Luck brand of wines that appeal to the eye and to the soul.

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Michele Chiappetta
June 2017

Wiener Take All

From coneys blanketed in cheese, relish, mustard, chili, onion or jalapeno to Greek staples, Jim’s Coney Island has earned life-long followers thanks to unique concoctions and a family bond.

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Rob Harmon
June 2017

Imperfectly Perfect

With a combination of great food, good drinks, and excellent original music, Soul City is an eclectic gastropub to get a Wabi-sabi fix and feed both your belly and spirit.

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G.K. Hizer
June 2017

Destination Divine

With live music, welcoming patio seating, and an inventively international menu, consummate restaurateur Davina Howie has another hit on her hands with D’vina.

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Michele Chiappetta
June 2017

Rockin’ the Taste Buds

With a menu loaded with deliciously old-fashioned American diner classics, Hatfield’s is one of those secret places you take out-of-towners when you want to impress them with local fare.

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Donna Leahey
June 2017

Splendor in the Glass

Tired of the overplayed trendy drinks? Area bartenders pour it on straight with their recommendations for getting the most enjoyment out of each sip.

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G.K. Hizer
June 2017

How You Brewin’?

With so much information out there, it’s easy to get overwhelmed and resign yourself to continue drinking subpar coffee. But we are here to break down the rules for better home brewing.

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Tiffany Duncan
May 2017

Bayou Bravado

In addition to “laissez les bon temps rouler” during the Crawfish Festival, Ed Richard continues to prove the big easy does it, serving crawfish tamales and po’boys to jambalaya and etouffee.

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Gina Conroy
May 2017

Holy Smoke

Not much is tastier than smoked meats. And taking its ‘cue from a secret rub and brazenly seasoned meats, Albert G’s is rolling out plenty of soul-satisfying options. Let’s dig in, shall we?

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Donna Leahey
May 2017

Pie Profusion

Complete with a charming blue-collar vibe, Pizza Express dishes out traditional pizza that keeps you reaching for another slice long past the point of hunger.

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Donna Leahey
May 2017

Serving Up Satisfaction

If you’ve had a great meal in Tulsa over the last 15 or so years, chances are that Justin Thompson had a hand in it somehow.

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Tiffany Duncan
May 2017

Pour the Win

What’s the best beer-delivery method: cans, bottles or draft? Let’s explore the merits of each.

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Rachel Wright
April 2017

Tasteful Ambience

Built around a farm-to-table concept, Juniper, a bistro specializing in American cuisine with classic French and European influences, provides the perfect atmosphere for toasting and tasting.

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Tiffany Duncan
April 2017

Mass Appeal

With a menu filled with traditional options that are comforting, downright delicious, and anything but ordinary, Lanna Thai has created a well-deserved fervor that borders on local obsession.

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Michele Chiappetta
April 2017

Creative Cascade

The Tropical blends a beachy surf-and-turf menu alongside a variety of curry dishes, stir-fry, vegetarian and vegan options, carefully crafted by experienced Thai chefs using a few “magical” nuances.

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Michele Chiappetta
April 2017

Beerly Beloved

With craft brewing becoming a trend, we’re practically swimming in small-batch suds. Thanks to groups like Marshall, Prairie and others, our cups are running over with porters, IPAs and session ales.

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Rachel Wright
March 2017

Raising the Steaks

From service and decor to dining options and a view, Oklahoma’s first Ruth’s Chris Steak House offers plenty of 500-degree sizzle.

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Michele Chiappetta
March 2017

Shamrocks and Shindigs

For everyone who believes there are only two kinds of people in the world — those who are Irish and those who wish they were — the 918 has plenty of options for St. Patrick’s Day.

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Rachel Wright
March 2017

Periodic Tables

The Freeway Cafes provide all the crucial elements of a great diner, serving customers just the right helping of nostalgia while slinging breakfast, lunch, ambiance and great plates.

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Donna Leahey
March 2017

California Dreaming

A surefire recipe for a great dining experience, Don Jones’s newest endeavor, Ol’Vine, features his signature attention-to-every-detail cooking style and honors the Sonoma area of the West Coast.

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Michele Chiappetta
March 2017

Built on Excellence

An entertainer at heart, Khaled Rahhal aims to please eyes first and stomachs second by taking pride in the presentation of every meal at Mediterranean hotspot Papa Ganouj.

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Rob Harmon
February 2017

Grape Expectations

Picking out a great bottle of cabernet sauvignon at the liquor store, or even just a glass of sauvignon blanc while out for a nice meal, isn't as hard as some wine connoisseurs might make you think.

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Rachel Wright
February 2017

Asian Sensation

Mandarin Taste coalesces the cuisines of the Far East into one sumptuous whole with hot pot, dumplings, seafood and spicy and flavorful Szechwan food options.

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Donna Leahey
February 2017

Family First

La Roma’s combination of Italian pizza and Mediterranean dishes, married with the love the owners have for each other and their customers, is special and unique.

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Michele Chiappetta
February 2017

Baking Sweet Memories

Whether it’s a baby shower cake, a birthday cake or a wedding cake that stands as a true testament to your love, very few confectionary challenges are beyond the grasp of The Cake Lady.

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Tiffany Duncan
February 2017

Gratifying Grill

From the confines of a nearly 100-year-old landmark, the Atlas Grill honors downtown Tulsa’s rich heritage with blue-plate specials, comfort food and catering meals that have stood the test of time.

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Rob Harmon
January 2017

Happy Meals

Children can be unruly at mealtimes and can make eating out less than relaxing for everyone in the dining room. So prepare them by trying these helpful techniques for a stress-free outing.

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Maria Weller
January 2017

Sip Service

Whether you’re dining, out for a drink, or spending the entire night at the bar, don’t forget the gratuity. But figuring out how much and when to tip can make your head spin more than the booze.

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Rachel Wright
January 2017

Fishing for Compliments

In the Raw — with three locations in Green Country — has a lot more going for it than just some of the best high-quality sushi, unique Asian-inspired cuisine and sleek interior designs.

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Andrea Neil
January 2017

Treasures of the Sea

Raw-fish fans are flocking to Sushi Hana for its healthy, creative range of flavorful Japanese offerings sourced both locally and overnighted from Hawaii.

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Donna Leahey
January 2017

Steward of Success

Don Jones brings true Southwestern ingredients, dishes, flair and mentorship to his entire Cafe Olé menu that is influenced by generations-old recipes.

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Michele Chiappetta
January 2017

A Beautiful Marriage

Family man, veteran and trendy chef Ben Alexander is a world-class maestro creating innovative pub food dishes and fusion meals at The Tavern and the somewhat secret Bull in the Alley.

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Rob Harmon
December 2016

Food for Thought

Everyone enjoys eating at a restaurant with good food, but having an excellent waiter or waitress often makes things more fulfilling. So avoid these missteps and keep your servers in good spirits.

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Maria Weller
December 2016

Brewed Awakening

There are a number of persistent myths about craft beer that unfairly distort facts and confuse. We demystified a few of these so that you can hold your own against a know-it-all.

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Rachel Wright
December 2016

Perfect Place to Meat Up

Molly’s Landing brings signature style to steak and dining with a surreal experience complete with kitschy decorations, a relaxed atmosphere and human-sized chess pieces.

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Donna Leahey
December 2016

Hook, Dine and Drinker

The wide-ranging menu at Los Cabos paired with its stellar beverage program, makes one yearn for a trip to Mexico’s Baja Peninsula.

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Rob Harmon
December 2016

Remember this Titan

A downtown Goliath among the sandwich and wraps scene, the Deco Deli has elevated roasted pork, corned beef, grilled chicken and smoked Gouda masterpieces into a gastronomic art form.

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Andrea Neil
December 2016

It’s About Thai

All the exotic Thai flavors that those-in-the-know love are coming out of Suban King’s Broken Arrow kitchen, which serves as a tasty gateway to the wonders of southeast Asian cuisine.

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Donna Leahey
December 2016

Yuletide Yummies

Don’t get your tinsel in a tangle trying to figure out what to serve to guests over the holidays. Try these treats and snacks that are festive, frugal and fast.

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Tiffany Duncan