Saturday 19 Apr
 
 

Permanent parking, mobile food

A plan to create a permanent food truck park in Midtown passed the Downtown Design Review Committee (DDRC) on April 17. The creator, Hunter Wheat, based it on other permanent food parks around the country, including places like New York, the Dallas/Ft. Worth-area and Austin, Texas.
04/18/2014 | Comments 0

Smooth pop

Ah, springtime in Oklahoma and the joy of eating food from a street vendor. Just in time for the warm weather, two new mobile concepts want you to chill out.
04/16/2014 | Comments 0

Egg-static

No single holiday has done more to ruin the reputation of eggs than Easter.
04/16/2014 | Comments 0

OKG7 eat: Fresh off the farm

There was a time not too terribly long ago in Oklahoma City when there was a chain on every corner and the closest you could get to local was to make a trip to your farmers market and make the food yourself. We always celebrate all things local, and luckily, it’s getting easier for OKC restaurants to incorporate locally grown, all- natural ingredients into what they offer.


— By Devon Green

photos by Mark Hancock and Shannon Cornman

04/16/2014 | Comments 0

OKG7 eat: Soccer pub crawl

Football season is finally here! We call it soccer, but that doesn’t have to stop you from indulging in two favorite European traditions: walking and pub crawling. Since the Energy FC games will be alcohol-free, we’ve created a list of pubs and taverns within walking distance from Clement E. Pribil Stadium at Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School.

— by Devon Green 

photos by Mark Hancock and Shannon Cornman

04/09/2014 | Comments 0

OGK7 eat: Dollars to doughnuts

While the idea of fried dough may or may not be American in origin, the traditional ring-shaped confection that we know and love does originate here. According to The Smithsonian, doughnuts were created by an enterprising New England sailor’s mother who wanted a way to store and transport pastry. Regardless of its origin, the doughnut is a modern favorite.

— by Devon Green, photos by Mark Hancock and Shannon Cornman 

04/02/2014 | Comments 0
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Mediterranean on Main

Traditional gyro sandwiches, Middle Eastern specialties and American diner fare combine in this downtown Norman spot.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill

Ole Town Gyros & Kabobs
402 E. Main, Norman
447-0884

 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Trawlin’ for N’awlins

The influence of the Big Easy is felt in every nook and cranny.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski

The Shack Seafood & Oyster Bar
303 N.W. 62nd
608-4333

 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Coriander can-do

Authentic Vietnamese family recipes are interpreted for modern tastes at Norman’s Coriander Cafe.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill

Coriander Cafe
323 White Street, Norman
801-3958

 
Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Creative cuisine

Ludivine mixes innovative cuisine with green principles for a restaurant and dinner you’ll remember.


Restaurant Reviews

Jenny Coon Peterson

Review of Ludivine
805 N. Hudson
778-6800

 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Steak your claim

In quaint Guthrie, this steak place was just what was needed. The family-run upstart shows good potential.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski

Gage’s Steak House
202 W. Harrison Ave., Guthrie
282-3955

 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Slab slingers

Pecan-smoked pork ribs, beef brisket and hot links make this unpretentious barbecue joint a local favorite.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill

Billy Craig’s BBQ
6001 S. Sooner Rd.
619-5700

 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Border town

Tasty, traditional south-of-the-border specialties mix with familiar, hearty Tex-Mex fare at Alvarado’s.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill

Alvarado’s Mexican Restaurant
11641 S. Western
692-2007, www.alvaradosmexican.com

 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Country strong

At the festive and spacious Toby Keith’s, Americana decor amps up the energy.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski
Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill
310 Johnny Bench Drive
231-0254, www.tobykeithsbar.com
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

National pride

Republic Gastropub flies the flag for upscale pub food and beer. Lots and lots of beer.


Restaurant Reviews

Jenny Coon Peterson

Republic Gastropub
5830 N. Classen Blvd.
286-4577
www.RepublicGastropub.com

 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Head east

Robust, home-style flavors highlight the best of Korean cuisine at Jeon Ju.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Cole-Frowe

Jeon Ju Korean Restaurant
217 S. Sooner Road, Del City
672-4644
www.jeonjurestaurant.com

 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Land of Oz

Fly in to Norman’s tiny Max Westheimer Airport for some classic diner grub. No security pat-downs required.


Restaurant Reviews

Joshua Boydston

Ozzie’s Diner
1700 Lexington Ave., Norman
364-9835
Owners: Mart and Debi Van Nostrand
Food style: American/Diner
Average check: $6 breakfast and lunch; $8 dinner

 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

History and romance

Twelve Oaks may be luxury, but it isn’t snobbish. The established restaurant blends the old and the new, with a good dose of Oklahoma hospitality.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski

Twelve Oaks Restaurant
6100 N. Midwest Blvd., Edmond
340-1002
Date Established: 1994
Owner and General Manager: Bill Horn
Executive Chef: Daniel Listen
Food Style: American white tablecloth
Average check: $25 per person

 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Opposites attract

Chef Eric Smith gives loyal lunchers a little taste of heaven at Pachinko Parlor, his split-culinary personality restaurant.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski
Pachinko Parlor
1 N.W. Ninth
601-8900
Executive Chef: Eric Smith
General Manager: Jennifer Hughes
Owners: Rick Haynes, David Haynes and Eric Smith
Food Style: Asian-inspired AmericanAverage Check: $9, lunch; $15, dinner
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Johnny be good

Serving fresh food hot and ready when you walk in the door, Johnny’s Lunch Box has been at the same downtown location for generations


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
413 W. Sheridan
232-9409
Owner: Ed Strawn
Date Established: 1946
Food Style: American cafeteria lunch
Average check: $7.25
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

All in the family

Using recipes collected from a lifetime in the kitchen with her Italian family, Cathy Cummings turns out traditional, homemade favorites in her Vito’s Ristorante.


Restaurant Reviews

Jenny Coon Peterson
There’s nothing like a bowl of pasta and some fresh bread to warm you up on a bitter winter night. Throw in an intimate dining room and a bottle of wine, and you’ll forget it’s blowing like mad outside.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
 
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