Oklahoma would seem to be an unpromising spot for great seafood, but the White River Fish Market and Restaurant of Tulsa has it figured out. It helps that they are close by the Tulsa airport, from which all sorts of the freshest sea creatures can be brought in. Their reputation for quality goes well beyond the borders of the Sooner State but it’s their burgeoning local clientele that’s allowing them to open their first branch. The residents of Broken Arrow, a city in Tulsa’s southeast suburbs, will be the lucky recipients. Look for the seafood spot in the County Line Shopping Center at the corner of 71st and Lynn. White River’s talking about a late fall opening for the market and restaurant.
It’s not what you think. Readers of the Tulsa World get to vote on their local favorites each year, and this year’s winner in the hot dog category is Coney I-Lander. Get it? Tulsa World? “Best in the World”? Still, it’s good info to know if you find yourself in Tulsa with a hankering for a top-notch coney, here topped with chili, onions, and mustard and, if you ask for it loaded, shredded yellow cheese. The Coney I-Lander began in 1926. Today you’ll find seven locations in and around Tulsa. Tulsa World also recommends sampling the three-way chili. We can’t finish this post without mentioning one of the two non-winner finalists: The Dog House, a truck and carts, featuring the Chong Dog topped with peanut butter, cream cheese, dill pickle, and Sriracha hot sauce! Continue reading