Travel back to 1956, when Brownie’s Hamburgers first opened—just walking through the door will get you there, with its old-fashioned diner counter, vinyl booths, and glass pie case. Behind the counter, the menu is spelled out in moveable letters, tempting diners with its tried-and-true repertoire of burgers and housemade root beer.
As gas lanterns flicker on leaded glass–lined bookcases, one would imagine The Stone Lion Inn to be the perfect setting for a period-set murder mystery. Each guest is given a character and costume suggestions, and over cocktails by the fireplace, the mystery begins to play out. A seven-course meal served in an oak-lined dining room accompanies each whodunnit, but it’s not until after dessert in the library when sleuths can begin hurling accusations.
The name of this eatery might fool you into thinking it’s only got kebabs on offer; but in reality, they chefs blend elements of Mediterranean cuisine with Mexican to expand the options for their customers. Top gyros with black beans or falafel with freshly chopped salsa for a brand new culinary experience.
Every sauce that comes from the kitchen at Kirin was crafted by Chef Bae himself. These sauces are made for dipping spring rolls and dousing noodle dishes and enriching stir frys. But the chef has also created an impressive sushi menu. Here’s a sampling of some of the restaurant’s specialty rolls:
The menu borrows a little bit from many cuisines, serving chicken potstickers and marinara meatballs for appetizers, and korean bbq pork on mac and cheese. This love of the nontraditional also translates to the eatery’s menu of pizza and flatbreads. While diners can always order a traditional margherita pizza, they might be swayed to go outside the box and try one of the unique flatbreads on offer such as:
At Nordaggio’s Coffee, the baristas have a special allegiance to Arabica beans. With the attentiveness of sommeliers, they examine each batch of beans before roasting and brewing into rich coffee and espresso drinks. Some of the blends you might find behind the counter include:
And if you need further convincing, let these customer reviews do the job:
“Nordaggio’s has such friendly service and great coffee! The French Press is so good, not bitter at all. It’s a great atmosphere to meet a friend, too!” – Kay M.
“Great coffee and service every time I've been there.” – Cynthia G.
“Big fan of the shop! I'm no connoisseur, but trust me when I say that it has some of the best coffee in Tulsa.” – Christiana S.