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Pedal power

Sandwich at Pelotón BY: Shannon Cornman To say that it’s cozy is an understatement, but Steve and Leslie Schlegel know about maximizing space. They did, after all, manage to build the thriving bicycle business out of a tiny, four-employee shop at Southwest 59th Street and Western Avenue into the two-location shop on Automobile Alley that

Stir the melting pot

La Brasa ceviche BY: Shannon Cornman Six years ago, while he enjoyed Peruvian rotisserie-style chicken from Pio Pio in New York, he decided he wanted to feature Peruvian cuisine at a restaurant. Six years, a successful deli and nightclub, a lot of research and a chance encounter with a Peruvian chef later, and Vu’s dream,

Fo’ rich o’ fo’ po’ boy

It got them thinking. “We talked about doing a po’ boy truck for a while,” said Bryan Neel, co-owner of S&B’s. “The truck ended up being an S&B’s truck, but we kept playing with the idea.” That tinkering eventually evolved into Hillbilly Po’ boys and Oysters, 1 N.W. Ninth, one of the metro’s newest restaurants.

OKG7 new places to pick

Packard’s New American201 N.W. 10thpackardsokc.com605-3771 Delicious food and a beautiful view are what you’ll experience at Packard’s. This new concept churns out down-home food with a gourmet twist. Tackle the rustic kale, a salad with roasted beets and lotus root; or the hand-cut pappardelle carbonara, prepared with its house-smoked bacon. Shawarma Vite1129 E. Elm, Normanshawarmavite.com569-0879

Garden of eatin’

By: Shannon Cornman What type of clientele would a restaurant situated on 17 acres of gardens attract? Would there be too much competition from the yet-to-be built restaurant situated atop Devon tower? What about the glut of dining options located down the street in Bricktown? Nearly a year and a half later, a 2,000-square-foot restaurant

The sporting life

By: Brad Gregg In separate ventures, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Kevin Durant and the New England Patriots’ Wes Welker have teamed up with Hal Smith Restaurant Group to bring two very different concepts to town. Durant’s restaurant, which will feature Southern cuisine and more traditional steakhouse fare, will be in Bricktown adjacent to Toby Keith’s

Box it up

“Most people who have worked downtown remember The Lunch Box,” Elder said. “When I heard it was closed, I asked Ed Strawn, the owner and chef, to come help us out.” Strawn has taken over managing the back of house operations, including cooking. Elder said the experience Strawn brings already has brought additional quality and

OKG7 places to shake it up

Billy Sims BBQ1001 E. State Highway 152, Mustangbillysimsbbq.com256-0760 It’s a name you already know, just another location. Grab a combo plate, which includes a meat — from brisket to ribs — two sideliners, one super side and some Okie toast. Sideliners include potato salad, add-a-rib or baked beans, to name a few. Chapala Mexican Grill1001

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