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Starting June 22, some of the world’s finest art can be seen by traveling not to London or Paris but to Oklahoma City. Thanks to generous local donors, the Oklahoma City Museum of Art hosts Van Gogh, Monet, Degas: The Mellon Collection of French Art from the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. The exhibit runs through Sept. 22 and is...

Roserock Microcreamery

Using all-natural ingredients, Roserock offers fresh, artisanal ice cream in a rainbow of flavors, from the familiar to the offbeat. Each batch is handcrafted in 2½-gallon units, so pretty much anything is possible. Traditional vanilla and chocolate are offered, along with specialized flavors incorporating Oklahoma bounty, such as Stilwell strawberries, blueberries, Porter peaches, local honeys and buttermilk. Vegan options are...
Serving coffee from Guatemala and El Salvador, Coffee Slingers Roasters pays meticulous attention to the craft of turning “something unpalatable into a deliciously aromatic beverage,” as the company says on its website. Don’t look for extremely dark brews at Coffee Slingers because, as the baristas say, over-roasting kills nuanced flavors in the beans. Instead, find expertise and blended choices,...
Phyllis Gardner has changed her mind about a few activities since going to live at Inverness Village, a retirement community in Tulsa. “I made fun of yoga before I came here,” she says. “Now, I recruit people all the time to come to our class. It’s amazing how much that class can make you feel better for days afterward.” Nursing homes...

Scene

Bringing crowds downtown with Salsafest, chihuahua races and masked Mexican wrestling, Elote Café and Catering is more than a restaurant; it’s a destination. With both meat and vegetarian options, menu favorites include fried avocados, white queso, puffy tacos, fresh fruit pico bites and guacamole made fresh every hour. The adventurous go for the smokin’ hot quesadilla, brimming with sautéed jalapeño,...
Executive chef Christine Dowd of Aunt Pittypat’s Catering has major street cred when it comes to the food scene in Oklahoma City. Taking her well-earned experience from restaurants to catering fits in well with family time, along with her love of food and fulfilling the wishes of Aunt Pittypat’s customers. “I started cooking at a young age and was always interested...

Life’s a Beach

Photography by Josh New Models Jessi and Rob courtesy Selah Model and Company Bathing suits courtesy Dillard’s and Travers Mahan Accessories, shoes and handbags courtesy Dillard’s, Saks Fifth Avenue and Travers Mahan Pool accessories courtesy Leslie’s Pool Supplies, Service & Repair
Sometimes a makeover and rebranding are needed in the progression of a great business. That was the case with the Meat Market Refectory Steak House, which took off the suit, threw on something more comfortable and became the Union Wood Fired Grill. With chef and partner Jonas Favela still at the helm and calling the shots from the kitchen, the...
In the morning, Carla Grogg drives south on Mingo Road in Tulsa. She turns east at a taco shop, passes two small strip malls, a golf shop and a school built like a fortress, and turns left through a gate. Past it, she is in the hidden world of a miniature farm, a tiny fruit orchard, a buzzing apiary and,...