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Channeling Hemingway

Towards the end of 1921, Ernest Hemingway, having survived a war and a pandemic, arrived in Paris. During the next few years, he chatted with...

All Roads Lead to Tulsa

Bobby Benjamin slipped into Tulsa quietly and unknown. And yet, he’s the man about whom the Louisville Courier-Journal, a leading Kentucky newspaper, wrote: “He has...

Nātv

Some of Jacque Siegfried’s happiest childhood moments were her weekly cooking sessions with her father.  “My dad is Shawnee,” says Siegfried, “and he taught me...

Bienvenido al Basque

In downtown Tulsa, the restaurant Basque is just down the street from Amelia’s – and yes, they’re related. You enter through a small retail market,...

Cherry Street Kitchen

She made crepes when she was ten, and she never left for school until she’d watched the early morning cooking shows.  “Cooking has always been...

Balancing Many Plates

It’s brightly lit with lots of white – it’s minimal, blond wood gleaming. Gambill’s Wine and Coffee, a new tapas bar in Tulsa, is absolutely...

A Tribute to
Willie and June

“After football practice, I remember running to the restaurant, grabbing a sopapilla, ripping it open and stuffing it full of meat and sauce. Then I’d...

A Peek Behind the Curtain

Even if you’ve been coming here for so long that all the servers know your little ways and preferences – like how you like your...

Sky-High Cuisine

“I was full of fire back then,” Greg Hughes told an Oklahoma Magazine interviewer in early 2018, recalling the days when he dared to open...

The Wonder of it All

Twelve years ago, if you’d been invited to visit the skyscraper that housed one of New York’s most powerful Wall Street law firms, you might...