source: thetulsavoice.com The moment you walk into Oren—Chef Matthew Amberg’s progressive Brookside eatery—there is an appreciable lack of ostentation. Absent from the dining room are the chintzy gimmicks that too often adorn the walls of restaurants designed to trend. While mood and appetite are easily manipulated...

source: edibletulsa.ediblecommunities.com Chef Matthew Amberg, a Tulsa native, has come full circle by opening Oren, a sleek new spot for what he calls “progressive American” cuisine, in Brookside, a stone’s throw from where he grew up. Amberg’s first food job, which launched him on his career track,...

source: tulsaworld.com It turns out the first person who said, “Never say never,” had a point. Since I first started ranking the new Tulsa restaurants in 2003, I always said I never would pick a tie. Ties are a copout, I said. A cheap way out of...

source tulsaworld.com Yara and Matt Amberg had a three-pronged plan after they married, when both were cooking at high-end New York City-area restaurants. “We wanted children, a nice house and our own restaurant,” Matt Amberg said. “It didn’t seem feasible up there, so we had to go...

Yara and Matt Amberg had a three-pronged plan after they married, when both were cooking at high-end New York City-area restaurants. “We wanted children, a nice house and our own restaurant,” Matt Amberg said. “It didn’t seem feasible up there, so we had to go to...