• Baconfest Tulsa 2013

    October 11, 2013DishinandDishes

    Two weekends ago we drove up to Tulsa with our food adventure friends Joy and Dale to the first annual Baconfest Tulsa 2013. Bacon, long ago discarded as simply a breakfast staple is now becoming a food group unto it itself as was proved in the taste tests we experienced perusing from booth to booth.…

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  • Tulsa Tasting – The Dog House

    April 11, 2013DishinandDishes

    This was by far one of the most interesting and tasty places we visited on our Tulsa Tasting tour.. The Dog House with it’s crazy hotdog selections.  My daughter Kayla and her friend Brettley loved this place. Josh Lynch, the owner of  The Dog House was, how shall I say, one of the more colorful…

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  • Hibiscus Caribbean Bar & Grill -Tulsa Tasting

    April 5, 2013DishinandDishes

    One of the places we visited on our Tulsa Tasting tour when I was writing my book was Hibiscus Carribbean Bar & Grill. Perched amongst one of our favorite areas in Tulsa, the Brookside District, Hibiscus is located on Peoria Avenue,and you’ll see it’s bright colored small patio as a sign of the Jamaican delight that…

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  • The Cork and Tulsa TV Guesting

    February 5, 2013DishinandDishes

    I spent Monday and Tuesday in Tulsa on two TV segments on two morning news casts. Monday morning I was on Fox 23 Daybreak show. (See video below). I also spent some time with my daughter Kayla who goes to school in Tulsa.  We ate sushi and drank chai tea lattes.  We slept in some…

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  • The Sushi Place – Tulsa Tasting

    July 17, 2012DishinandDishes

    During our Tulsa tasting weekend, Mr. Wonderful and I tried this place – The Sushi Place. On an otherwise drab and colorless downtown street with a view of the BOK Center, a burgundy awning draws one’s eye to beckon you inside… For sushi. This is our kind of sushi place. It may not be expensively…

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  • KEO Asian Cuisine – Tulsa Tasting

    June 21, 2012DishinandDishes

    We are big fans of Vietnamese restaurants. You know, the mostly diner-style places with no frills, that aren’t big on customer service or ambiance but serve a great steaming bowl of Pho or a cool but delicious rice vermicelli dish? So, when KEO was recommended to me as a Tulsa eatery to try, I was…

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  • Dalesandro’s Italian Cuisine – Tasting Tulsa

    June 15, 2012DishinandDishes

    Dalesandro’s in Tulsa is one of those places that has kept a cult-type following.  When we visited, the place was packed and the doors kept opening to bring in more. Centered around a horse-shoe type bar that was buzzing with yuppies and regular folk, it was clear that most of the diners causing the dim…

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  • Tokyo Japanese Restaurant

    April 15, 2012DishinandDishes

    7516 N. Western Avenue Oklahoma City, OK 73116 (918) 848-6733 website Map Last night Mr. Wonderful and I ventured out amidst threats of tornadoes and the likes to satisfy a sushi craving. And there’s no better place in  Oklahoma City, in my warped and humble opinion than Tokyo Japanese Restaurant. Note the restaurant is not…

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  • Blue Moon Bakery & Cafe -Tulsa Tasting

    April 12, 2012DishinandDishes

    Blue Moon Bakery & Cafe 3512 S. Peoria Ave. Tulsa, OK 74105 (918) 749-7800 website Map When I asked co-owner Alan Fusco what his dream was when opening Blue Moon Bakery and Cafe on Peoria Street in Tulsa, he paused for a moment, unsure of his answer.  Then he got called away to the kitchen…

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  • Andolini’s Pizzeria on Cherry Street -Tulsa Tasting

    April 4, 2012DishinandDishes

    1552 E. 15th St. Tulsa, OK 74120 (918) 728-6111 website map Stop # 2 on our Tulsa Tasting trip was Andolini’s Pizza. Oh my GOSH ya’ll! We LOVED this place! Jim and Mike Bausch are some of my favorite new people because, frankly, this place is genius. What makes genius in my book where eateries…

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  • Queenie’s (Plus) Cafe & Bakery- Tulsa Tasting

    March 29, 2012DishinandDishes

    Queenie’s Cafe & Bakery 1834 Utica Square Tulsa, OK 74114 918-749-3481 website map Mr. Wonderful and I just came off a crazy weekend of visiting Tulsa restaurants.  We ate at so many wonderful restaurants and met SO many wonderful people.  I came back with hundreds of pictures and tastes left in my memory.  Where to…

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  • Tulsa Tasting – Fourteen Restaurants in Two Days

    March 13, 2012DishinandDishes

    This past weekend Mr. Wonderful and I ventured up to Tulsa. To taste. To taste many restaurants.

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