All posts by Mitch Dees

Mitch Dees

About Mitch Dees

Mitch Dees graduated from Oklahoma State University with a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and has since enjoyed both the life of an entrepreneur and the opportunity to work with non-profits. Mitch is a Tulsa area native and is known in the restaurant community as the co-founder of SMOKE on Cherry Street in 2010, Owner of DineDesign, and Publisher of TulsaFood.com. He enjoys premium cigars, conversation around a table, cheese, satire, craft beer, stories of rescue, friendly wine, last second shots, and numerous other expressions of beauty. His passion is for the people, ideas, and art that define Tulsa’s identity, but specifically our city’s food and beverage culture.
  • Tulsa Restaurant Week 2017 By District: The Brady Arts District

    This week (September 8th – September 17th) is Restaurant Week in Tulsa with 46 local restaurants participating in support of The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma. So we will be featuring a different District / Area in...

    • Posted September 12, 2017
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  • Tulsa Restaurant Week 2017 By District: Blue Dome

    This week (September 8th – September 17th) is Restaurant Week in Tulsa with 46 local restaurants participating in support of The Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma. So we will be featuring a different District / Area in...

    • Posted September 11, 2017
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  • Tulsa Deco Offers Garth-Themed Wine Dinner

    Some of the best kept foodie secrets in town are the special event dinners offered throughout the year at Girouard Vines in the East Village (3rd and Lansing). If you’re looking for a unique dining experience before the...

    • Posted January 15, 2015
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  • Last minute NYE 2014 Dinner Plans?

    Ahh New Year’s Eve. That once-a-year magical evening where we celebrate another year done and the excitement of the next to come.  Wise Tulsans do this with close friends and and great food (and make reso’s far...

    • Posted December 30, 2014
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  • Palace Cafe: Fall Chef’s Tasting Menu

    Palace Cafe is one of TulsaFood’s favorite restaurants in town – hands down.  Owner/Chef James Shrader opened his restaurant on Cherry Street in 2002 and completed a major renovation just after his 10 year anniversary.  James is...

    • Posted October 27, 2014
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  • Trails End BBQ: Life Changing Ribs, Pulled Pork, Brisket, & Bread Pudding

    If you live in Owasso, you know all about it. Trails End BBQ and Grill was founded in 1997 by a man named John Cash. I grew up in Owasso, so I have not only been able...

    • Posted July 17, 2014
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  • Tallgrass Prairie Table Now Open for Lunch

    We all wondered when it would happen. When would Hope Egan and Chef Michelle Donaldson give Downtown Tulsa lunch? The Tallgrass Family has been (understandably) occupied this year mastering dinner at this “Farm to Tulsans” concept, and...

    • Posted July 8, 2014
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  • Tuesdays in the Park: Local food and music at Central Park in Broken Arrow

    The Broken Arrow community has come together and put something special together each Tuesday in June. TulsaFood was invited out last Tuesday to experience “Tuesdays in the Park”. We enjoyed hearing Mary Cogan deliver another fantastic performance...

    • Posted June 23, 2014
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