Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Two Tulsa Chefs Talk Cooking and Kids

Elote Cafe & Catering

Elote Cafe & Catering, in the heart of downtown Tulsa at Fifth Street and Boston Avenue, is known for its fresh, innovative approach to Mexican cuisine. Elote Chef Libby Auld, who prides herself on the healthful, tasty choices available on the Elote menu, is known as one of the most avid patrons of local farmers’ markets and an honest purveyor of truly locally produced ingredients. She also manages to feed her own family from her trademark bag of foodie tricks: healthful, accessible food made from locally produced ingredients using sustainable practices. Her kids, five-year-old Luka and three-year-old Layla, and her husband and business partner, Jeramy, have no complaints...

Chef James Shrader at Palace Cafe , the cozy, upbeat sidewalk eatery on Tulsa’s historic Cherry Street at Peoria, cooks up a mean seasonal menu, and it’s a favorite among Tulsans who strive to eat fresh, locally grown food. Even the dining room is distinctly Tulsa, thanks to the steady rotation of work by local artists that lines the walls. When he isn’t driving lunch, dinner or brunch service at Palace, he’s husband to his wife and business partner, Brooke, and dad to his two sons, Michael, 20, and Max, 18. His skills in the kitchen are just as in-demand at home as they are at his restaurant...

Read the rest of this story in the November 2009 edition of Tulsa Kids.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

That Palace Cafe link doesn't seem to work. Their site is at

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