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OKG7 sweet stops

Every week, we give you seven OKC-area restaurants to explore.


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott
When you need to indulge a craving, make it count by enjoying some of the metro’s best treats.
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Holding out for a gyro

Big flavor and big portions are on the menu at this Midwest City Mediterranean eatery.


Restaurant Reviews

Ryan Querbach
Basil Mediterranean Cafe
6620 E. Reno, Midwest City
basilmediterraneanrestaurant.com
736-0500

What Works:
Basil has plenty of options to choose from, including quite a few vegetarian dishes.
What Needs Work:
Although the menu offers plenty of options, most are typical Mediterranean dishes. The menu could benefit from some more unique items.
The Tip:
Affordable and fresh food makes Basil a great spot for Mediterranean cuisine.
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Kitchen creations

Even with all the hype, Kitchen 324 doesn’t disappoint.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Kitchen No. 324
324 N. Robinson
kitchen324.com
763-5911

What works:
open-faced toast, braised short rib, pretty much everything else
What needs work:
It can be very busy at practically any time.
Tips:
Bring quarters for parking. Try not to shove your butt in anybody’s face getting in and out of the booths.
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Something brewin’

A break in Prohibition-era legislation allows breweries to offer tours with tastings.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
A recent change to Oklahoma’s liquor laws is being hailed as a big victory for the state’s growing craft brewing industry.
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Cooking for a cause

Metro chefs are joined by a nationally celebrated colleague for a delicious fundraiser.


Food and Drink Features

Tim Farley
Some of the metro’s finest chefs are uniting for a unique fundraiser to assist tornado relief efforts, an event that will also feature one of the country’s most celebrated chefs.
 
Friday, May 24, 2013

Sunny with a side of yum

Some foods are simply summertime faves — so here are suggestions on where to find (and eat) them.

 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Feeling saucy

Oklahoma boasts an array of barbecue sauces for the grilling season.


Food and Drink Features

Christina Nihira
Patio season is the perfect time to fire up the grill.
 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Lean like a Chalo

A Bethany-area taqueria provides an oasis of home-cooking amid a smattering of chain restaurants.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Chalo’s Tacos
5029 N. Rockwell, Bethany
440-2984

What works:
Burritos, tamales and goat birria. And so affordable!
What needs work:
The beef and tongue are a bit dry.
Tips:
Be sure to get the green salsa.

 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

OKG7 summertime eats

Every week, we give you seven OKC-area restaurants to explore.


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott

It’s about to get really hot. When it does, don’t stop eating. Just pick some lighter, fresher options.

 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Mucho Gusto

Take it from our reviewer and online cooking-show star Hilah Johnson: Salvadoran fare is alive and well in OKC.


Restaurant Reviews

Louis Fowler
Pupuseria El Buen Gusto
2336 S.W. 29th
636-1399

What works:
the pupusas, all for an unbelievable low price
What needs work:
It’s cash only, so a card reader would be nice. Unless you speak Spanish, sometimes communication can be difficult.
Tips:
three words — horchata, horchata, horchata
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Life of Pie

Love the divine desserts of Pie Junkie? It now has its own brick-and-mortar shop.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Pie Junkie got its start with a friendly competition for bragging rights.
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Get crafty

The Oklahoma Craft Beer Festival has fun for all, even the designated drivers (alcohol-free, of course).


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Oklahoma Craft Beer Festival
1-4 p.m. and 5-8 p.m. Saturday
TapWerks Ale House & Cafe
121 E. Sheridan
oklahomacraftbeerfestival.com
319-9599
$20-$35



 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Positively posh

Nearly 50 years of fine-dining service in Norman finds Legend’s living up to its name.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
Legend’s Restaurant
1313 W. Lindsey, Norman
legendsrestaurant.com
329-8888

What worked:
Possibly the best upscale joint in Norman.
What needs work:
The dining room is a bit cramped and cluttered with bric-a-brac.    
The Tip:
Good food and fancy atmosphere that manages to avoid pretension.                               
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

OKG7 new places to pick

Every week, we give you seven OKC-area restaurants to explore.


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott

While you were sleeping, a gaggle of new metro restaurants opened up. It’s only fair to try them all once or twice, right? Right.

 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
 
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