Living Kitchen

Co-owner Linda Ford gives guests a tour of Living Kitchen Farm & Dairy prior to a dinner at the farm near Depew. Tulsa World file

Reservations for Living Kitchen dinners open Saturday

Set your alarm clocks. Living Kitchen Farm & Dairy, off old Route 66 near Depew, will begin taking reservations for its dinners scheduled June 28 through September at 7 a.m. Saturday, June 1.

The dinners, held in a log cabin on the farm, are themed and will accommodate about 36 guests.

This section of the yearly schedule includes some of the farm’s most popular dinners, including Heirloom Garlic, Heirloom Tomato, Shades of Summer, Red Dirt, Ancient Table and Wood, Smoke, Fire. Dinners are scheduled on weekends.

Dinners do not include alcoholic beverages, but guests may bring their own. Guests also may arrive 30 minutes early to take a tour of the farm.

Reservations may be made for parties of one to six.

Cost for the dinners is $110 plus tax per person through November and $125 plus tax per person in December. The cost includes gratuity.

Guests may check out the schedule ahead of time, but the official reservation request form will not be uploaded until 7 a.m. Saturday. It is first-come, first-served, and the dinners sell out fast. Living Kitchen will not take reservations over the phone or by email.

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Tickets for Mother Road event to increase Saturday

Tickets for Mother Road Market’s Summer Soiree will go from $60 a person to $65 a person Saturday, June 1.

The event will take place from 7 p.m. to midnight June 15 at the market, 11th Street and Lewis Avenue.

Tickets are available at

The party will be held on the back patio with views of the Tulsa skyline and will include live music, dancing, live art, a photo booth, door prizes and a special food and retail showcase from the market’s chefs and shop owners.

Mother Road Market, a nonprofit development of the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation, also will employ valet parking for the event, along with a Lyft discount code for event attendees.

Metro Diner opens new location in Tulsa Hills shopping center

Metro Diner, a chain restaurant featuring traditional comfort food, has opened a location in Tulsa Hills, 7474 S. Olympia Ave.

Metro Diner opened its first Tulsa store last December at 6620 S. Memorial Drive.

Hours for the Tulsa Hills restaurant are 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Sunday-Thursday and 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. Friday-Saturday. The phone number is 918-387-3553.

Prospect restaurant slates vegan wine dinner Thursday

Prospect Local Bar & Kitchen in Hotel Indigo, 121 S. Elgin Ave., has scheduled a vegan wine dinner at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 30.

The dinner will include vegan hors d’oeuvres, corn and poblano grit cakes, heirloom baby tomato gazpacho, grilled portabella mushrooms on a bed of roasted vegetable quinoa and pickled tri-color baby carrots, blood orange sorbet and vegan shortbread cake.

The dishes will be paired with 100% vegan wines from Via Terra.

Cost is $85 per person. Reservations: 918-779-4445.

Rustic Gate Creamery opens in downtown Jenks

Rustic Gate Creamery has opened at 101 W. Main St. in downtown Jenks.

Rustic Gate Creamery serves Ashby’s Ice Cream, which has 14% butterfat and low aeration, making it extra creamy.

Rustic Gate also offers vintage candies and soft drinks, plus bulk candies.

Hours are 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. all week. The phone number is 918-248-0101.

Mazzio’s hosting tornado and flood relief fundraiser

Tulsa-based Mazzio’s Italian Eatery is hosting a tornado and flood relief fundraiser through Friday, May 31.

All Mazzio’s locations will donate 50% of proceeds from the lunch buffet, open from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

— Scott Cherry, Tulsa World

Scott Cherry


Twitter: @ScottCherryTW

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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