• Restaurant Style Salsa

    July 8, 2020DishinandDishes

    The garden is bursting with tomatoes right now so this week I started experimenting with fresh tomatoes to make a fresh-tomato, restaurant-style salsa. If you have followed me for long, you’ll know I have a mild obsession with salsa and have posted a few recipes including my Warm Roasted Smoky Salsa, Coral Snake Salsa, Pico…

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  • Chuanyu Fusion Eatery

    January 24, 2020DishinandDishes

    The Discovery Recently we made a discovery that I think is worth sharing with you all in Oklahoma City – Chuanyu Fusion Eatery which is some of the best authentic Szechuan food I’ve had comparable, if not better than Szechuan Bistro. It’s so close, it’s hard to tell though. The Menu In fact, it’s so…

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  • Maples Barbecue

    February 4, 2019DishinandDishes

    Sadly this eatery has now closed. I have chased the Maples Barbecue truck down a few times. Sometimes it’s not been where I can get to it in time and often it was sold out.  Thank goodness they now have a brick and mortar located in the Plaza District. I’m not going into the whole…

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  • The Pritchard

    February 14, 2017DishinandDishes

    Last Sunday Mr. Wonderful and I meandered over to the ever growing and popular Plaza District to have brunch at one of their newly opened eateries The Pritchard Wine Bar, whose name gives a nod to the renowned Pritchard Hill region of Napa, California.  Partners Aiimee Ahpeatone, Steve Mason and Jolyn Bauer colaborated on this…

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  • Bonjour

    April 27, 2015DishinandDishes

    CLOSED Recently Mr. Wonderful and I took a Friday off together to do some planning for our Easter Egg Hunt for our granddaughters. I was glad to have a work day off because I’d been dying to try out the new place from one of my favorite Oklahoma Chefs – Chef Vuong Nguyen, who left…

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  • The Beatnix Cafe

    April 8, 2014DishinandDishes

    CLOSED The Beatnix Café is an eclectic little café on the Southeast corner of NW 13th Street and Robinson Avenue (fronting on 13th Street) owned by my dear friend Sandra Ceballos. If you happen to walk into The Beatnix Café, you will experience her smiling face and sweet countenance immediately. You might say this review…

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  • Pie Junkie – Slices of Deliciousness

    June 25, 2013DishinandDishes

    I had my first divine bite of a Pie Junkie pie a year or so ago at S & B Buger Joint. At the time I described them as “sinfully delectable pies”.  I remember our group just raving about them. I mean we loved the burgers, but we went nuts over these pies.  Later on,…

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  • Mama Sinmi’s Chop House – West African Cuisine

    June 17, 2013DishinandDishes

    CLOSED Friday at noon found me driving aimlessly around the Warr Acres/Bethany area in search of lunch. I wanted something different, but something reasonably healthy. I wandered in my SUV south down MacArthur Boulevard and glanced from left to right when something caught my eye. Mama Sinmi’s Chop House -West African Cuisine? What is this?…

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