Delectable Developments In Local Food Scene

November 9, 2022


Arvest’s Winterfest Returning To Downtown Tulsa

Tulsa World

Grab your ice skates! Winterfest will be celebrating its 15th year popping up in downtown Tulsa starting November 25th. 

  • Taking notice: Winterfest was named by People Magazine as the top holiday destination in Oklahoma and attracted more than 150 visitors last year.
  • Giving spirit: On Mondays, discounted admission is awarded to anyone that donated a canned food item, benefiting Food Banks around Oklahoma.

Find out more about the event HERE. 


Local Initiative Looking For Creative’s To Open Kendall Whittier Restaurant


Local initiative, Regenerate|Reimagine in search of prospective restaurateurs to start a new concept in Kendall-Whittier. 

  • True neighborhood favorite: The program aims to pair prospective entrepreneurs with local artists to create branding, provide pop up space for the restaurants to test their menu and lastly, the neighborhood will vote on which concept they wish to keep.
  • Community built: The goal of the initiative is to create enough support for one food-related business to be in a position to open in Kendall Whittier in 2023 

Learn more about this project HERE.


Tulsa Remote Program Hits Massive Milestone with 2,00th Worker

Tulsa Remote

Tulsa Remote Program has welcomed its 2000th remote worker to town. 

  • Bang for our buck: The local program offers a $10,000 stipend to move to Tulsa for at least a year, and it has brought $62 million to our local economy. 
  • Tulsa love: Justin Harlan, Tulsa Remote’s managing director, 90 percent of people are staying in Tulsa after completing the program. 

Find out more about the value this program is bringing to the city HERE. 


Lambrusco’z Deli Makes Coveted DoorDash Top 100 List


Tulsa’s beloved Lambrusco’z Deli makes the nationally recognized DoorDash Top 100 Most Loved Restaurants in the U.S. list.

  • VIP status: The local favorite is now added to an elite group of fewer than one percent of DoorDash restaurants.
  • Proof is in the data: Factors like low cancellation rates, correct orders, short wait times, number of monthly deliveries and high customer satisfaction are analyzed for a year to make the final decision. 

Read more about how the owner’s found out about their new found fame and more HERE.


Black Wall Street Business Center Opens in Downtown Tulsa

Fox 23

The new Black Wall Street Business Center, located at 1800 S. Baltimore Ave. in Oklahoma’s Spirit Bank Building, is now open.

  • Home for your hustle: The space, which celebrated its ribbon cutting Monday, provides co-working space, office space rentals, free wifi, printing and more for BIPOC entrepreneurs in the community. 
  • Continuing a legacy: The opening comes four months after the death of Black Wall Street Chamber of Commerce developer Sherry-Gamble Smith and aims to continue her mission of inclusion. 

Check it out HERE. 

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