Food Traveler Magazine Winter 2016 - Page 136

Southwest Tulsa OKLAHOMA Tulsa is situated on the Arkansas River at the edge of the Ozarks in northeast Oklahoma. This region of the state known as the “green country.” Within Tulsa, there are several buzz-worthy art museums, including the Philbrook Museum of Art, Gilcrease Museum, and the Tulsa Art Deco Museum. Tulsa has a soft-spot for the performing arts, as well. If you love good food and great entertainment, then Tulsa may just become your new favorite place. With world-class ballet and opera houses, Tulsa has everything that you would expect for an elegant night out in the big city, only there are no crowds, no lines, and no hustle and bustle. Hungry for an authentic taste of Tulsa? Head to Big Anthony’s, a BBQ restaurant known for serving up “delicious & creative” barbecue. Try the 3 on 3 Hurricane Basket, which is 3 meats (brisket, ribs, and hot links), along 134 FoodTraveler l Winter 2016 with your choice of 3 sides. With selections like bacon cabbage, mac & cheese, and garlic butter mashed potatoes, you can’t go wrong with the 3 on 3. Don’t be afraid to dive right into your plate here. “From blue collar to black tie, everyone is welcome at Big Anthony’s BBQ.” Tulsa has all of the big brands, but the “homegrown” features are what make this city special. Head over to In The Raw Sushi for an amazing dinner, or grab a hamburger at Claude’s. Whatever your appetite is calling for, Tulsa has just the place to satisfy it. When you’re ready for a drink, check out the Bristow area for a tour of the Nuyaka Creek Winery, where they offer tastings and hold regular events. You’ll learn about the entire winemaking process and get to taste a variety of fresh fruit and berry wines. You won’t want t ́Qձ̈́ѡݥѕ)ѡ̸ ЁȁȁѡՅ) ѡ]ݥѠٔəɵ́)ͥȁхɥЁѡ!թ!ɥ) ɥѵٕ́ЁѡЁѕ́ѡͥѽ)ݥѠѽ̸́ٔQɔɔ)ѥհ́ ɥѵ́́)݅ɴɕɕ́͡ݥم)ɔɵѥѼܹ٥ͥձ̈́((