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    Life’s a Beach: Baja Jacks does California-Mexican

    I entered Baja Jacks, and was immediately met with vivid and cheerful colors in all directions. It was a welcome surprise on an extremely cold and dreadful winter day. The walls of Baja Jacks are adorned with decorative flip-flops, surfboards...

    • Posted January 23, 2015
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    New in Downtown: STG Pizzeria and Gelateria

    Back in November, I spent a month bumming around Europe. While in Italy, I took dining to a new level, justifying taste after snack after meal, and refused to feel bad about it. I was convinced the...

    • Posted January 21, 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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    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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    The Canebrake: Food for the Spirit, Soul and Body

    Have you ever just wanted to press the RESET button on life?  We’ve all had those moments where we need to take a step back, stop the hand of time, and catch our breath to gain perspective. ...

    • Posted January 14, 2015
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    Florence Park Cafe: a Neighborhood Spot

    “We cannot live only for ourselves.  A thousand fibers connect us with our fellow men.” – Herman Melville When you ask Jonathan Haring, chef and owner of Florence Park Café, to describe his restaurant, his quick response...

    • Posted January 9, 2015
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    Where to Eat in Downtown Tulsa Before the Garth Brooks Concert

    Oklahomans will flock to Tulsa this weekend and next for the holy grail of country music concerts—two entire weekends with Garth Brooks and his hunnie, Tricia Yearwood. Before you get rowdy at the show, remember to put...

    • Posted January 7, 2015
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    Fassler Hall Steins and Dines Tulsa

    Chances are, if you’ve spent a little time in the downtown Tulsa bar scene, you’ve had more than a few good beers at Fassler Hall–and maybe a bratwurst and a few duck fat fries, too. But if you haven’t spent a...

    • Posted January 5, 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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    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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    Bramble On – Downtown’s New Farm to Bar

    Hope Egan, owner of the acclaimed Tallgrass Prairie Table, has added a companion concept next door with The Bramble, a luxurious downtown speakeasy specializing in locally-sourced, hand-crafted cocktails aptly coined “farm-to-bar.” “It’s been really exciting for me...

    • Posted December 15, 2014
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    Thanksgiving Turkey, Part 4: Leftovers

    This week we are featuring the sage advice of Chef/Owner of the Palace Cafe on Cherry Street, James Shrader, on how to “avoid murdering your turkey” on Thursday.  In a four part series, Chef James takes us...

    • Posted November 27, 2014
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    Thanksgiving Turkey: 4 Ways to Make It Not Suck – Part 3: Carving

    This week we are featuring the sage advice of Chef/Owner of the Palace Cafe on Cherry Street, James Shrader, on how to “avoid murdering your turkey” on Thursday.  In a four part series, Chef James takes us...

    • Posted November 27, 2014
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