“With the perfect mix of some of my recipes and the Speakeasy, it is a delicious combination,” he said.
Oak & Ore is also using the opportunity to debut new menu items.
Royal renovations Midtown restaurant Gigglez Bar & Grill is gone. New owners James Vu, Vuong Nguyen and Shyon Keoppel are replacing it with Kong’s Tavern, 1016 N. Walker Ave. Customers can expect gourmet french fries, hot wings, nachos and street tacos with a blend of Asian and Latin American influences. Vu said more menu items…
Oklahoma City Midtown Rotary Club’s Spelling Bee(r) returns, Paul Zimmerman buys majority share of Leaf & Bean and Caffeine Crawl returns to the metro.
Esca Vitae, which is Latin for “food is life,” is a partnership between retired Kerr-McGee supply chain logistics specialist Don Mills and anesthesiologist Steven Lantier.
“I’ll probably do my most popular truffles; salted caramel, raspberry beret, dark chocolate orange and some other ones,” Helsley said.
“It’s that central Texas, German-style barbecue, focusing on brisket and prime, all-natural meats,” Woodruff said.
“We mess with the base beer each year, so it’s a different vintage,” he said. “We were shooting for kind of an apple pie sort of aesthetic with a little tartness to it.”
“I did a pilot batch earlier this year in the spring, and people said they loved it,” Elkins said. “It takes longer than I’d like to get a new beer out, unfortunately.”
“We were thinking who could do it, and we just thought it would be fun,” said co- Keep It Local OK founder Bryce Bandy.