• STILL ANOTHER upscale restaurant opened last night… and nobody told me. What an awesome week for Tulsa food!

    Gemma’s Woodfire Kitchen opened in the space left by the late lamented Caramel Bakery. They offer pizza, grilled meat, and, since Steven Howard, the creator of KoKoa, is in the kitchen, great desserts. 3410 S. Peoria Av...

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • The Summit of dining in Tulsa

    I think I have been invited to write about my experiences with restaurants in Tulsa and its environs. Being 70 and never involved in a blog, much less knowing what that acronym stands for, I will jump...

    • Posted December 31, 2010
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  • ANOTHER new upscale restaurant opened… and nobody told me!

    Brady Tavern, Eliot Nelson’s sleek new attempt to marry pub ambiance with haute cuisine, opened last night. I wasn’t there. I’ve heard it’s inspired by Mario Batali’s Michelin-star-winning Spotted Pig Bar in New York City. The menu...

    • Posted December 30, 2010
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  • The New Smoke Woodfire Grill & Cigar Room on Cherry Street

    It’s been a fine year for fine dining. Never in the history of Tulsa have as many world-class restaurants opened as during 2010. Wolfgang Puck, The Kitchen, and Doc’s Wine Bar on Brookside. Blue Dome, Trula and...

    • Posted December 29, 2010
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  • Pizza that Brings Back Memories – Pie Hole Pizza

    It was a warm summer night many years ago. The moon blazed down on southern Italy. My dad was lecturing in Naples and one of his Italian friends had taken us to an outdoor restaurant in a...

    • Posted December 28, 2010
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  • RHEMA Christmas Lights with Local Coffee

    Depending on which direction you are coming from, you can enjoy some of Tulsa’s best espresso (or coffee) followed by the Tulsa area’s best holiday light show. In case you did not know, Broken Arrow’s RHEMA Lights...

    • Posted December 27, 2010
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  • Wolfgang Puck Bistro just keeps getting better

    I haven’t been to the Bistro in a while, but when I and a good friend stopped by tonight, we were greeted like old friends. The super-professional service is as good as always. They’ve been running some...

    • Posted December 24, 2010
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  • Ella’s Good Food & Down-Home Cooking

    Brassy, opulent, welcoming, its walls painted a gutsy bordello red, Ella’s Good Food is a brand-new place that feels like it’s been there forever. You could almost believe that (like Nelson’s Buffeteria) it started 80 years ago...

    • Posted December 24, 2010
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