Thats all, yolksIn preparation for the upcoming Faberge: Jewelers to the Tsars exhibit at the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, gourmands and art lovers unite for the 31st annual Omelette Party 7 p.m.-midnight Friday at Chevy Bricktown Events Center, 429 E. California Ave.
EGGsquisite House of FabergEGG is this years iteration of the event, which blends fine art and fine food. As always, the Omelette Party features gourmet egg dishes and omelets prepared by local chefs, along with live music and entertainment.
Proceeds benefit the museums exhibits and programs and fund the expansion of the permanent collection. Stars and DJ Brian Smith will perform, and theres an art raffle with works from more than 50 local artists.
Tickets for the 21-and-over party are $100 for museum members and $125 for non-members and must be purchased in advance. Find tickets and learn more at okcmoa.com or call 236-3100 ext. 237.
The museums Faberge: Jewelers to the Tsars exhibit opens to the public in June.
La Luna wheelsVenerable downtown restaurant La Luna Mexican Cafe will close its doors on April 11, said owner Cindy Cabrera. A longtime fixture at 409 W. Reno Ave., the business was founded by Cabreras stepfather 21 years ago. She bought it from him in 1988.
Watching the revitalization of the area is exciting, she said, but it also set a countdown for the restaurant. There have been plans to develop this property for a while, she said. Thats why I bought the Newcastle location (La Luna Cantina and Grill) three years ago.
Its located at 2812 Highway 62 Access Road in Newcastle.
Closing now allows Cabrera to exit on her own terms, but La Luna wont disappear from Oklahoma City. The restaurant will continue catering and appearing via food truck at The Bleu Garten and special events.
Im looking forward to focusing on the food truck. Its a lot of fun, but its hard to do when I have the restaurant around my neck, she said. But first Im going to spend some time relaxing.
None 222 soonRoom 222 at the Brick is opening. Officially, I can say its coming soon, said Mardy Bliss, general manager.
Owners want the space at 222 E. Sheridan Ave. to become OKCs premier lounge spot by bringing comfort and style to customers.
Everything on the menu appetizers, salads, entrees and desserts is paired with wines and other beverages to make it easy for patrons to sit back and relax. A mixologist is developing signature cocktails as well.
We have a riesling pizza that pairs with a riesling wine, Bliss said. Same with our hamburgers. Whether they come in for just an appetizer or for a full meal, we want to provide a pleasant experience.
Though it will have live music and a DJ, there wont be techno music or headbanging. Customers can dance or sit and talk comfortably, Bliss said.
In addition to the lounge area, Room 222 hopes to dazzle diners with what Bliss calls the largest quartz bar in Oklahoma.
Its the first thing you see when you walk in, he said.