All posts by Brian Schwartz

  • Mings Noodle Bar

    It seemed like half of Texas had gone crazy. A man walked in off the street, ordered 22 egg rolls, slowly ate them one by...

  • Nothing But Blue Skies

    Far away in the brilliant blue of the Caribbean Sea is a tiny island where everything shuts down for lunch. Workers grab their bicycles and...

  • Bravos Mexican Grill

    Order the guacamole. Everyone does. It’s prepared tableside, and it’s fun to watch diners scramble to take photos as the chef deftly peels glistening avocados,...

  • Golden Saddle BBQ Steakhouse

    The pine shelves are laden with Wild West trinkets, and tables are jammed with truckers in overalls hunched over huge plates of chicken fried steak. But...

  • A Grand Old Name

    Italian restaurants are family affairs, and Mary’s, one of the oldest Italian restaurants continuously running in Tulsa, is no exception. Just walk around the old...

  • Knotty Pine Barbecue

    Back in the early 1940s, Knotty Pine was a rough bar in a tough part of town, and David Woodard’s grandmother used to carry a...

  • Molly’s Landing

    You’re on an interstate blander than soggy bread. You turn left six miles east outside of Tulsa city limits, and suddenly the magic begins. You’re...

  • To Market, To Market

    It’s an East Coast dream, that bare-bones, serious-eating place hard by the wharf where you sit at long, communal tables and mingle with the fishermen...

  • Warren Duck Club

    More than 25 years ago, the Warren Duck Club in the Doubletree Hotel at Warren Place was known as a byword for Tulsa elegance and...

  • Only The Best

    Despite his lanky frame and rugged good looks, if you saw Jake Regier in his usual dark, well-tailored suit, you’d never guess he used to...