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Bite Size, 7-13-11

News and notes on OKC dining

 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Restaurant updates

Seven new OKC-area restaurants for you to explore


OKG7 Dining

Carol Smaglinski
Those with a strong attachment to eating calf fries swing on by to sample several pairs, which come with a compatible cocktail sauce. These delicacies are also nicknamed Montana tender-groins and are among Chubby’s top-sellers.
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

The Zen approach

From decor to food, Zen is a notch above the rest in area Asian dining.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski
As a veteran restaurant reviewer, the first question I usually get asked by a new acquaintance is, “OK, so where’s the best restaurant around here?”
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Spaghetti dinner to benefit wounded soldier

Slated for July 16 in Guthrie


Food and Drink Features

Carol Smaglinski
Local hero Sgt. Rusty Dunagan was struck by an IED while on patrol in Afghanistan on the morning of Sept. 22, 2010.
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

The Metro plans Serbian feast

Reservations required for July 17 dinner


Food and Drink Features

Carol Smaglinski
Fancy an adventure in Serbian food?
 
Friday, July 8, 2011

7 Under $7

You can set $49 for your lunch budget this week.


OKG7 Dining

Carol Smaglinski
Your wallet is on the thin side lately, and the thought of money wasted on bad food triggers your emotions. Well, here are seven good places where savvy consumers won’t do any quibbling after that last bite. Everything on the various menus is fairly priced.
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

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Good news!


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Carol Smaglinski
Lucille’s, that famous restaurant in Mulhall, is planning to reopen.
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

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Chow chat


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Carol Smaglinski
Jason Coursey, assistant general manager at Kamp’s 1910 Cafe, 10 N.E. 10th, said many of the recipes on the menu came out of his culinary background working with KampCo Foods.
 
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Welcome!

Even more new restaurants.


OKG7 Dining

Carol Smaglinski
Here are several new restaurants coming our way again. Just like summer vegetables, these will be taking root and hopefully growing. All seven are offering hearty flavors, regional influences and prices that are just right for tough economic times. Go get ’em.
 
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

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Chow chat


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Carol Smaglinski
Zachary Qualls, 26, is an art history student at the University of Central Oklahoma. He has worked in restaurants and has been a caterer. Qualls, from Shawnee, said he has probably eaten in 90 percent of the metro restaurants, and is the go-to guy for recommendations.
 
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Culinary odyssey

Moving to Edmond, the former owner of La Greek in Midwest City puts Mediterranean cuisine on center stage


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski
Enduring, simple favorites like gyros, kebabs and falafel are drawing customers into Edmond’s Let’s Do Greek. It is a charming spot that breeds familiarity and friendliness.
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

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Chow chat


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Carol Smaglinski
Brian Smith, 53, is a local disc jockey and a load of fun. You have probably seen him all over town at weddings, parties and corporate events.
 
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Blue-plate specials

Try the special!


OKG7 Dining

Carol Smaglinski
Suppose you see a separate note attached to a menu announcing the blue-plate specials. Do you like to experiment? It’s true, some chefs use diners as guinea pigs when they’re experimenting with new dishes. But sometimes the food turns out so good, the dish actually makes it on the permanent menu.
 
Tuesday, June 14, 2011

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Chow chat


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Carol Smaglinski
Chelsey Simpson is the president of the Oklahoma Food Cooperative.
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Bring it on

Seven new, interesting restaurants


OKG7 Dining

Carol Smaglinski
Are you constantly searching for new eating experiences? The following seven have an interesting spin on restaurant food. If you can’t find anything to really love at any of these new babies, then, well, God help you!
 
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
 
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