All posts by Brian Schwartz

  • Tallgrass: New Fall Menu

    Tallgrass isn’t the kind of place I normally fall in love with. I’m partial to restaurants where the Maitre D is better dressed than you are and the appetizers look like sculptures by Brancusi. Walking into Tallgrass’...

    • Posted October 24, 2014
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  • Cumin: Unforgettable Indian Food in Tulsa

    “I’m eating the best Indian food I’ve had in my life!” I was digging into a pile of lamb chops strewn with green leaves and covered with a fiery red sauce mottled with specks of brown. “I...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • BGB: Utica Square’s New Gourmet Burger Joint

    “Along 66 the hamburger stands.” So wrote Steinbeck. Tulsa’s a burger town, and always has been, since that hot July day in 1891 when a guy named Oscar Weber Bilby slapped a beef patty on top of...

    • Posted September 26, 2014
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  • Dear Papa Ganouj: Please give Tulsa a wine dinner like this again – and again.

    “So, are you nervous?” I asked Paul Wilson just before dinner started. I was trolling for quotes to begin my article. “Oh no,” the chef replied with a grin, “this is the easy part!” Later, long after...

    • Posted September 19, 2014
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  • Restaurant Week Insider: Don’t miss KEO!

    Though I dine out almost every day of the week and twice on Fridays, I never seem to make it to more than two or three of the Restaurant Week deals. But I always find time to...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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  • The Pint on Cherry Street: Quality Pub Fare and Craft Beer

    I loved the White Owl. Great space, great bar, great chef. I wrote my first long Tulsa Food review about it. “Step through the door of what looks like a tiny London row house and you’re in a...

    • Posted August 29, 2014
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  • Villa Ravenna: Sergio and an Unforgettable 10 Course Wine Dinner

    You wouldn’t expect to see a crowd of dapper gents and elegant ladies strolling around a strip mall, especially one with faux-barnyard decor. But there they are, early on a summer night, men in dark tailored suits...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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  • Could it be? THE Korean Grill

    “Are you sure it’s the right place?” No, I wasn’t. It was the kind of strip mall you could cruise by a thousand times without bothering to take a second glance. Though sparkling clean and brightly painted,...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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