Yokozuna downtown teams with Oklahoma Distilling

Yokozuna’s location in the Blue Dome District, 309 E. Second St., has teamed with Oklahoma Distilling Co. to create three-course dinners Sunday nights.

Each course is paired with a cocktail that uses one of Oklahoma Distilling’s locally made spirits.

The dinners, offered from 5-10 p.m., are $25 per person.

Sicilian wine dinner scheduled at Biga

Sarah Effinger and Scott Large of Provisions Fine Beverage Purveyors will host a dinner featuring Sicilian wines from Centopassi at 6:30 p.m. Monday, July 8, at Biga, 4329 S. Peoria Ave.

Wines will include Centopassi Giato Bianco (white blend), Vinaccio Rosso (100 percent Nerello Mascalese) and Centopassi Giato Rosso (red blend).

They will be paired with arancini Sicilian risotto ball, pasta alla norma, chicken Marsala and cannoli.

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

Extra bites

• The Village Inn at 3302 S. Memorial Drive has closed. Village Inn still has locations at 2745 S. Harvard Ave., 8320 E. 71st St. and 5230 S. Yale Ave.

Duet, 108 N. Detroit Ave., will be closed July 4 but will reopen with a Friday Freedom Brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 5. The menu will include fried green tomato Benedict, flatiron steak and eggs, huevos rancheros and more. To reserve a table, call 918-398-7201.

Golden Corral, 9711 E. 71st St. and 8144 E. 21st St., has added slow-smoked sirloin, peel-and-eat shrimp, Cajun shrimp boil and golden fried shrimp to its selections through Aug. 27. The dishes are available after 4 p.m. Monday-Saturday and after 11 a.m. Sunday.

Texas de Brazil, 7021 S. Memorial Drive in Woodland Hills Mall, is offering $8 off regular dinners Thursday, July 4. The restaurant also is donating $1 from each dessert sold through the end of July to the American Red Cross Service to the Armed Forces.

Featured video

What the Ale: High Gravity Brewing Co.'s new barrel-aged membership program and Beer of the Week, 'Sinister Milk Stout'

Keep up with new breweries, taprooms in Tulsa and around the state

Scott Cherry



Twitter: @ScottCherryTW

Scene Writer

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