Mazzio's summer meal deal

Mazzio’s summer meal deal includes a large specialty pizza, signature Calzone Ring, 9-inch cheese dippers, cinnamon sticks and ranch dressing for $29.99 plus tax. COURTESY/Mazzio’s

Mazzio’s launches summer meal deal

Tulsa-based Mazzio’s Italian Eatery restaurants have introduced their summer meal deal and a salad bar special.

The meal includes a large specialty pizza, signature Calzone Ring, 9-inch cheese dippers, cinnamon sticks and ranch dressing for $29.99, plus tax.

The all-you-can-eat, 24-item salad bar will be $5 for dine-in customers.

Both specials will run throughout the summer.

Circle Cinema to show ‘Cuban Food Stories’

Circle Cinema, 10 S. Lewis Ave., has scheduled a one-night showing of “Cuban Food Stories,” which explores the depth of Cuban cuisine with colorful characters and stories.

The event, scheduled Thursday, June 13, will include a photography exhibit by Douglas Henderson from 5-7 p.m., with light appetizers from Mangos Cuban Cafe as part of the Kendall Whittier Art Walk. The movie will show at 7 p.m.

General admission tickets are $10, or $8 for Circle Cinema members.

The Chalkboard sets Lovera’s cheese dinner

The Chalkboard, 1324 S. Main St., has scheduled a Lovera’s local cheese dinner Thursday, June 6, with a cocktail reception at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30.

New executive chef Kirk Swaby has prepared a menu that includes dill and fig arancini, braised beef short rib, poached pear salad, market whitefish with black pepper goat cheese Mornay, and creme di cranberry caprino.

The courses will be paired with appropriate wines and cocktails.

Cost is $80 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations: 918-582-1964.

Biga schedules Allegrini Italian wine dinner

Wine rep Daniel Gimlin will host a dinner featuring Allegrini Italian wines at 6:30 p.m. Monday, June 10, at Biga, 4329 S. Peoria Ave.

Wines will include Jermann Pinot Grigio (Friuli), Allegrini Valpolicella Classico (Veneto) and Allegrini Palazzo dell Toro Ripasso (Veneto).

They will be paired with antipasto salad, Italian sausage and ricotta lasagna, chicken Parmesan with pepperoni and lemon zabaglione with raspberry sauce.

Cost is $45 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations: 918-743-2442.

Fleming’s slates bourbon dinner June 14

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar, 1976 Utica Square, has scheduled a bourbon dinner just ahead of Father’s Day at 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 14.

Chef Heidi Brown and wine manager Jake Varnell will prepare a five-course dinner featuring hand-crafted cocktails and Kentucky bourbon selections.

The menu will include blackened ahi tuna, Nueske’s slab bacon with bourbon-maple glaze, sliced pork loin, block-cut New York strip and flourless chocolate torte.

Cost is $85 per person, plus tax and gratuity. Reservations: 918-712-7500.

Bacon-wrapped f ilet tops Boston Deli special

Grilled bacon-wrapped beef filet tops the Thursday night special for June at Boston Deli, 6231 E. 61st St.

The dinner, offered in addition to the regular menu, also includes ash-roasted Yukon Gold potato, grilled nectarine arugula salad and deconstructed s’mores.

Cost is $26. It is available from 5-9 p.m. Thursdays throughout June.

Extra bites

• Dairy Queen and DQ Grill & Chill restaurants are offering two new Blizzard flavors — Reese’s Peanut Butter Lovers Blizzard Treat and Reese’s Chocolate Lovers Blizzard Treat — for a limited time. Area DQ locations include a Dairy Queen at 7021 S. Memorial Drive in Woodland Hills Shopping Center and a DQ Grill & Chill, 3120 W. Kenosha St., Broken Arrow.

• Society on Cherry Street, 1419 E. 15th St., is now featuring live music on the patio from 7:30-10:30 p.m. Thursdays and 8:30-11:30 p.m. Fridays, with the exception of July 4.

• Olive Garden restaurants have launched “zoodles primavera,” featuring zucchini noodles tossed in basil cream sauce with broccoli, carrots, tomatoes, red peppers and mushrooms. Chicken and shrimp are extra. The selections begin at $14.99.

Scott Cherry


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Scott is in his second tour of duty with the Tulsa World. He was a sports writer during his first stop. Since returning to the World in 1992, he has been the food writer and now restaurant critic and wine columnist. Phone: 918-581-8463