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OKG Newsletter


Topic: okc restaurants

Keep on truckin’

The mobile food trend didn’t waste any time making its way to town.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
Running a restaurant isn’t cheap. You need walls. You need a parking lot. Waiters. Chairs. Forks.

 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Bite Size: March 28, 2012


Bite Size

Carol Smaglinski
Eat out, help out

Through March, participate in Dine Out, Help Out at participating restaurants.


 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Bite Size: April 18, 2012

News and notes on OKC dining.


Bite Size

Carol Smaglinski
The Midwest City Chamber of Commerce leadership class is hosting the event and anticipates around 20 different restaurants to show up and offer a “taste” of what they’re doing.
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Restaurant design

Hey, OKC diners: When at a restaurant, what's the first thing you notice about its design? What are some of the best-designed restaurants around the metro?

Here are some of your answers via our Facebook page:

“Red Prime” —Erin Elizabeth Ames

“Well, if it's not in a corrugated aluminum building.” —Joe Nathan Stovall

“Matthew Kenney!” —Samantha Renee Ruble

“Cafe 501 Classen Curve” —Michelle Smith Ponder

“Whether or not you can carry on a conversation. Charleston's is good; Republic is deafening.” —Jeanmarie Nielsen

“Firs thing I notice, where are the TVs and how can I get away from them. Second thing I notice, where is the bar area, and how can I get away from it?” —Red McCall

“Red's Southern Diner has really cool design. Their ceiling fans are old mowers. And one of their booths is a trailer that you can eat in!” —Kristopher Gene Graham

“I like Toby Keith's with their tailgate benches!” —Christina Rivas

"Pho Cuong on Classen will always be my fave and I hope it never stops being turquoise and pink!” —Sarah Morgan

“Lighting. Noise. Comfort. Visual interest.” —Amy Brandley

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Temple of turmeric

Gopuram offers a shrine-worthy buffet of fried, stewed and curried Indian delights.


Restaurant Reviews

Jenn Scott
Gopuram Taste of India
4559 N.W. 23rd
gopuramtasteofindia.com
948-7373

What works: Everything on its menu is spectacular and carefully spiced.
What needs work: Nothing, actually.
The tip: The buffet is hard to beat and offers you a chance to try everything the menu has to offer.
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

OKG 7 light eats for the summer

Don't let the heat weigh you down!


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott
Your indulgently flavored meal doesn’t have to be a splurge when it comes to counting calories. Besides, with the upcoming heat, fresh and lighter dishes are more appealing. If you’re adding in the greens, don’t assume that means you’ll be opting for blasé.
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Mambo Italiano

Italian favorites with a Latin kick are what you’ll find at Sergio’s in Norman.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
Sergio’s Italian Bistro
104 E. Gray, Norman
573-7707

What works: Friendly service and good value.
What needs work: The marinara sauce is way too sweet.
The Tip:  Italian-American dishes in a nice restaurant with prices nearly the same as fast food.  
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

OKG7 places to get your brew on

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott
Whether you’re a seasoned bean picker, loose-leaf connoisseur, or just need a quick jolt, caffeine options in the metro are aplenty.
 
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Principles of pasta

An old-school spaghetti joint sticks to the tasty basics.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Meiki's Italian-American
6916 Northwest Expressway
721-5522


What works: angel hair with pesto and a great calzone
What needs work:
boring salads
Tips:
Lunch specials give good discounts on pasta favorites.
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
 
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