All posts by Brian Schwartz

  • Wine and Swine: The Tavern in Tulsa Sets the Standard for any Pig Roast.

      There’s something peculiarly primal about a group of men roasting a whole pig and eating it. It’s a heady combination of bloodlust and camaraderie that you’d expect to encounter in one of those remote and primitive corners...

    • Posted April 23, 2015
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  • Bodean Prix Fixe Menu is a $35 Catch

    Sundays and Mondays are usually slow days for dining, but those are the days you’ll find some of the best meals in Tulsa served at Bodean. Of course you’ll get the finest dining there every day of...

    • Posted April 9, 2015
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  • HopBunz Pops Up in South Tulsa

    I can never pass that HopBunz store on Brookside without wanting to be inside eating. No matter what I’m heading towards—a lady, a banquet, a bright, sunny drive—there’s always a moment when my head turns, my eyes get...

    • Posted March 17, 2015
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  • Bohemian Pizzeria: Eating in the East Village

    My father grew up in the Bronx, and that meant I was born with a fixed and inalienable love for three things: the Yankees, the American dream, and pizza. Before I reached my teens, I had feasted...

    • Posted February 6, 2015
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  • Brian Schwartz’s Top Tulsa Dishes of 2014

    I’m shaking things up this year. When I began working on the Top Tulsa Dishes of 2014 list a few weeks ago, it was business as usual. I did what I do each year, and made a...

    • Posted January 16, 2015
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  • Brian Schwartz’s Top Chef Dishes of 2014

    It was a strange year for fine dining. Chefs quit their jobs at French Laundry and came to work in Tulsa. Other chefs, some of our very best, lost their jobs and couldn’t find another. Some of them...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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  • Old Paris in South Tulsa: La Crepe Nanou Bistro

    My parents lived in Paris long ago. I didn’t arrive on the scene until quite a few years later. I can imagine them, though: young and very much in love, wandering hand in hand through the back...

    • Posted January 2, 2015
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  • Sisserou’s Introduces One-of-a-Kind “Cruisine” Dinners

      “Pretty intense weekend!” says Eben Shillingford, walking over and slapping his Lead Chef on the back. Eben’s the owner. If you go to Sisserou’s, he’s the face you’ll remember. He deserves an article of his own,...

    • Posted November 20, 2014
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