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(Photo by Garett Fisbeck / Design by Anna Shilling / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: OKC Restaurant Week runs June 9-18 at almost 30 participating venues

Cover Story: OKC Restaurant Week runs June 9-18 at almost 30 participating venues

“We decided we wanted to structure a giving program to give back to the city,” said recruitment specialist Lauren Kerby.

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Oklahoma City Restaurant Week, happening June 9-18, also benefits Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma started its Food for Kids Backpack Program in 2003 after learning about an Oklahoma City elementary school student who fainted while waiting in line on a Monday for lunch. The student had nothing to eat over the weekend. In the 14 years since it began, the program has grown to

A volunteer pours a drink through an ice luge at Chefs’ Feast in 2016. | Photo Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma / provided

Chefs’ Feast returns to OKC to raise money for Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

Participating restaurants include chef Back Door Barbecue, Big Truck Tacos, Pizzeria Gusto, Gages Steakhouse, Republic Gastropub and The Drake Seafood and Oysterette.

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