• The Mule

    April 30, 2013DishinandDishes

    Grilled cheese, you’ve come a long way baby. The beloved grilled cheese sandwich has, in reality been around for longer than we know in one form or another. In the 1920’s however with the invention of pre-sliced bread and processed cheese, it really started becoming a staple. Flash forward to today where it is now…

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  • Oklahoma Ice Storm April 2013 – Life and Limbs

    April 10, 2013DishinandDishes

    Today we had an ice storm…a beast of an ice storm in Oklahoma City and around the state. welcome to Oklahoma. It was 80º yesterday. No kidding. The trees are weeping and bending over under the weight of the glistening and almost eerily beautiful ice. Merciless ice. We had one bad casualty.  A limb that…

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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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  • Sean Cummings Irish Pub

    March 12, 2013DishinandDishes

    Lively. That’s the first word that comes to mind when you step inside of Sean Cumming’s Irish Pub for the first time. First off, you’re bound to walk right past some sort of Celtic band as you walk in the door playing in front of a backdrop of some sort of Irish flag. Then you’re…

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  • Mi Lindo Mazatlan Restaurante

    March 8, 2013DishinandDishes

    A few weeks ago, I begged our friends Sandra and Noel to take us to this fantastic and authentic Mexican seafood restaurant they’d showed us pictures of on their phone – Mi Lindo Mazatlan Restaurante. You may remember Sandra and Noel from an earlier story about their addictive hotdogs and you’ll also know they are…

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  • Philly Cheese Steak Sliders

    January 29, 2013DishinandDishes

    Sliders are such a great inspiration to play with.  First off, you can have a small appetite and have just one or be ravenous and have 4.  The recipes can vary from Buffalo Chicken to Portabello Mushroom  or you can offer your guests or family a choice and do several, including this latest one I…

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  • Where to Find the Food Lovers’ Guide to Oklahoma

    January 23, 2013DishinandDishes

    Several folks have wondered where they could find my book, The Food Lovers’ Guide to Oklahoma  sold locally in Oklahoma City. Today, my editor sent me a list to help. Sam Noble Museum of Natural History The Best of Books Hastings Music & Video stores Brace Books Miami Book Co. Full Circle Bookstore Books-A-Million Barnes…

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  • Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill

    January 22, 2013DishinandDishes

    Garbanzo Mediterranean Grill is located smack dab next door to Buffalo Wild Wings on NW Expressway. You might think that a little odd, that is, if you didn’t know that Ed Lynn owned both restaurants. The story goes that Ed visited Colorado one week on the hunt for an opportunity, dined at a Garbanzo there,…

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