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OKG Newsletter

Topic: drinks

Drinking well

Food and Drink Features

Nathan Gunter
Local bartenders and fitness gurus say you may not have to give up the drinks to keep your New Year’s resolution.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Energize essentials

Pump up your personal energy to ‘conquer all things.’


Malena Lott
Benjamin Franklin once said “energy and persistence conquer all things.”
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

By the glass

Bubbly or beer, cocktails or Cab. Raise your glass to the drinks you love.

Food and Drink Features

Jenny Coon Peterson
Here's the skinny (and wide) on the glasses that fit the drink.
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Hard-core hydration

We’ve got the skinny on what to drink and when to drink it when working out this summer.


Heide Brandes

Summertime is the perfect season for exercising outdoors, but it also means paying particular attention to hydration and choosing the right drinks for the job.

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Drink thyme

Herbs bring out the soul of summer cocktails.

Food and Drink Features

Heide Brandes
At the Cheever’s Cafe bar, Ariana Khalilian pulled out the plastic squeeze container containing a mixture of simple syrup and the pulverized essence of cilantro.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Joe cool

Coffee shops fight back against brutal summer heat waves by offering something a bit cooler to satisfy those jonesing for a perfect brew.

Food and Drink Features

Charles Martin
After weeks suffering under the blistering summer sun, the thought of a piping-hot cup of coffee might not pique interest as it would in winter. That doesn’t mean coffee shops are closing their doors and waiting out the heat wave, but rather shifting their focus.
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

In the mood

The weather’s cooling down. Now is the time to chill.

Food and Drink Features

Heide Brandes
Want to relax and calm down? Try picking up a soda.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

One tequila, two tequila

It’s like a beach vacation in your glass, whether served frozen or on the rocks.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
According to Gourmet magazine, the margarita is now the most popular cocktail in the U.S. Considering there are dozens of variations on the base recipe and thousands of Tex-Mex restaurants that serve only beer and margaritas, it’s easy to believe.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Drink it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Sidle up to The Art Bar for some cocktails — well, an art exhibition inspired by cocktails, at In Your Eye Studio & Gallery, 3005-A Paseo, through July 28. But attend the free reception from 6 to 10 p.m. Friday so you can purchase libations while appreciating the works by Gayle L. Curry, Lynn Cummings, Michelle Metcalfe, Regina Murphy and above Nicki Albright. Call 525-2161 or visit

Friday, ongoing
Tuesday, July 3, 2012