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Yearly wine event will benefit nonprofit

A yearly wine event will honor a charity that helps children, youth and families.


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Greg Horton

Le Tour de Vin 2014

6 p.m. Friday and 6:30 p.m. Saturday

Riverwind Casino

1544 W. OKLAHOMA 9

Showplace Theatre

letourdevin.com

310-9121

$100-$150

 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Eat like a Champion

Waffle sandwiches have earned a following at Waffle Champion in Midtown.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell

Waffle Champion

1212 N. Walker Ave. #100

wafflechampion.com

525-9235

What works: Pit Ham and classic Bacon Egg n’ Cheese sandwiches are tops.

What needs work: Parking can be a challenge. Lobster needs more flavor for the price.

Tip: Plan ahead. Closed on Mondays and after 2 p.m. every other day.

 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Horsepower

Mustang Brewery Company reopens its facilities after being damaged in a 2013 tornado.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Mustang Brewing Company started brewing beer in Oklahoma City again on May 13. The company has spent the last year attempting to recover from the damage its brewing facility sustained during a tornado last year.
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Toast masters

Midwest City festival celebrates locally made products and hosts a grilled cheese cook-off.


Food and Drink Features

Devon Green

Made in Oklahoma Beer, Wine and Food Festival

11 a.m.-8 p.m. Saturday

Sheraton Midwest City Hotel

Reed Conference Center

5800 Will Rogers Road, Midwest City

madeinoklahomafestival.com

741-7333

Free admission

 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Coney Island, baby

You don’t have to travel to Brooklyn to get to Coney Island.


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Doug Hill
Capitol Hill’s Coney Island wiener-in-a-bun shop has been serving them up red hot with chili, cheese and onions for generations.
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Sizzle, slurp, munch

Bacon shows up in some unusual places around the metro, from cocktails to bandages.


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Angela Botzer
Bacon played a part in the 2001 movie The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring when two naive characters were cooking bacon, which, in turn, tipped off the evil ringwraiths about the location of their camp. Frodo Baggins knew the risks of being spotted with a burning campfire and the smell of bacon, but by that point, his foes were on their way.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Studies in fast food

Sonic Corp. breaks ground on a test kitchen at its Bricktown headquarters.


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Devon Green
Sonic Corp. is one of those companies that many Oklahoma City natives forget is local — until, that is, one ventures down to the Bricktown Canal and sees the company’s huge corporate headquarters at 300 Johnny Bench Drive.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Basil bunch

Mediterranean delights await you in a green building on NW 23rd Street.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell

Basil Mediterranean Cafe

211 NW 23rd St.

basilmediterraneanrestaurant.com

602-3030

What works: Lamb shanks and kabobs are tender and tasty.

What needs work: The falafel isn’t nearly as good.

Tip: Call-ahead ordering can shave off plenty of wait time.

 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

OKC hosts food truck competition

Food Network holds ongoing competition in OKC


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Devon Green
The Food Network is in town this week with its food truck competition, The Great Food Truck Race. Out of eight trucks that began the race, there are five remaining, including Let There Be Bacon, Beach Cruiser and Madres Mexican Meals.
 
Friday, May 16, 2014

Eat your wheat

Local pasta maker Chris Becker wants you to want more from your noodles.


Food and Drink Features

Devon Green
You might think you know about pasta. But if your knowledge doesn’t extend far past the difference between the dry, boxed stuff and the pre-packaged “fresh” pasta in your grocer’s refrigerated section, Chris Becker will blow your mind.
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Rudy foodie

Rudy’s Bar-B-Q may be owned by a Texan, but crimson and cream runs through his veins.


Food and Drink Features

Doug Hill

Rudy’s Country Store and Bar-B-Q

3450 Chautauqua Ave., Norman

rudysbbq.com

307-0552

What works: Good beef brisket and smoked turkey.      

What needs work: Cole slaw quality control.     

Tip: Diners in Sooner or Longhorn apparel will feel welcome.  

 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Easy as pie

The two ladies of Viva La Pies want to share their comfort food with the metro.


Food and Drink Features

Devon Green
The women behind Viva La Pies would like you to imagine a friendly neighborhood pie shop where you can cozy up to your favorite slice with a great cup of coffee. What could be more homey than a slice of pie? After eight years of planning, owners Deanna Layman and Charissa Morrison are on the way to make that dream a reality.
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Sudsy salutes

Oklahoma beers win national awards at a yearly competition.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Oklahoma City-based Black Mesa Brewing Company won a gold medal at the 2014 World Beer Cup for its Endless Skyway Bitter. The World Beer Cup was established in 1996 to increase recognition for traditional beers around the world and award those breweries that produce excellent beer in 91 categories.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Pack mentality

Chef Chris McKenna takes the helm at Packard’s New American Kitchen.


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Devon Green
There have been some changes at Packard’s New American Kitchen, 201 NW 10th St., and Chris McKenna couldn’t be more excited.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Papa knows best

After a bumpy start, Papa Dio’s Italian Restaurant & Wine Bar gained a following in the 1970s that remains today.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Bill Bonadio opened his first restaurant in Oklahoma City about the same time a revolution was unfolding in Iran. The two unrelated events helped catapult Bonadio and his restaurant into Oklahoma City’s collective awareness in a very unusual way.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
 
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