• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Cajun King Go For the Catfish

    September 11, 2010DishinandDishes

    I have to admit to you that I am not a buffet fan. I don’t care how good the food is when it’s first cooked, sitting on a buffet for long tends to make it lose it’s pop, no matter what you do to it.  There are some things that work well with buffets, and…

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