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OKG Newsletter


Topic: @elwelleats

Shell game

Craving lobster? OKC has a number of places that will do in a pincer — er, pinch.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
What foods do you consider fancy?
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Shack up

It might be called the ‘No Name’ burger, but it has a tasty identity.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
Irma's Burger Shack
1120 Classen Drive
235-4762

What works:
No Name Ranch burgers, down-home recipes, the Which Came First
What needs work:
Parking at both locations can be a headache.
Tips:
Check for specials. It’s usually the staff doing something fun and tasty with ingredients available.
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Pizza panache

No longer will you have to choose between a taco or a pizza for dinner.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Pizzini'z Pizza
12101 N. MacArthur
720-8500

What works:
simple, delicious pizza for very reasonable rates
What needs work:
Not all of its non-pizza offerings are so tasty.
Tip:
Make sure you call the right shop, as there are two locations.
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Super naan-y

A traditional Indian restaurant is working to build a tasty legacy in the metro.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Heritage India
3409 S. Broadway, Edmond
286-9972

What works:
great vegetarian options, like the chana saag, and the best naan
What needs work:
Servers need to know what’s on the menu.
Tips:
Lunch buffet lets you try a bit of everything; dinner for more intimate meals.
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Get in line

Boulevard Cafeteria nods to the old-fashioned, albeit delicious, cafeteria days.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Boulevard Cafeteria
525 N.W. 11th
boulevardcafeteria.com
239-6861

What works:
Lots of old-timey favorite foods, the cheesy grits in particular
What needs work:
The decor is kind of old-timey, too.
Tips:
Watch how much you put on that tray. It can add up quickly.
 
Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Shackin’ up

Something’s fishy at The Shack ... in a good way.


Restaurant Reviews

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

What works:
It’s flavorful food without overwhelming heat. The seafood court-bouillon is wonderful.
What needs work:
Uh ... it gets a little noisy? Honestly, that’s about it.
Tips:
It’s kind of hidden behind a bank. And parking can be tricky.
 
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

What about Kabob?

Authentic Pakistani cuisine is closer than you might think.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Kabob-n-Curry
4104 N. Portland
kabob-n-curry.com
601-3454

What works:
spicy, creamy, wonderful Pakistani cuisine for pretty cheap
What needs work:
Its online ordering system is dodgy.
Tips:
Remember to order rice, especially if you’re getting it to-go.
 
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Cronut craze

NYC’s Cronut concept has become the most sought-after dessert around the globe, and the metro is no exception.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell

When people first hear about Cronuts, they inevitably ask one question and make one statement.

 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Have your cake...

and Whiskey, too!


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
“I don’t know. Would you call two links a chain?” asked Tanner Fleming, general manager of Whiskey Cake Kitchen & Bar, 1845 Northwest Expressway, when he was queried about the restaurant’s classification.
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Bricktown boogie

Finally found a parking spot and have a few hours to kill before the game or hitting the dance floor? Have a burger!


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Bricktown Burgers
300 E. Main St.
232-4373

What works:
simple onion burgers cooked right
What needs work:
Avoid going overboard with toppings.
Tips:
Bring change for parking, or walking shoes.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013
 
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