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(Cover illustration Christopher Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: HOT HEADS! Local tastebuds yearn for burn

There is such a thing as “too hot,” but that doesn’t stop metro residents from seeking out the city’s spiciest dishes. After showing off his fish tanks, greenhouses and the rows where vegetables will soon begin breaking through the ground, Russell Cox reopened his tiny general store near the gated entrance of Tilapia Garden Farms.

OKG7seven fresh faces

If your eating routine is getting stale, freshen it up with these seven new spots for a scrumptious meal. —Jenn Scott, photos by Shannon Cornman and Mark Hancock Panang 2 14101 n. may ave. panangthaifood.com 752-8400 This authentic Thai restaurant expanded its family-owned joint, which initially opened in 2007. The second location offers the same

FOOD

Mid-Week Market, fresh, delectable local fruits, vegetables and other goods, 4-8 p.m., Oct. 9, 12. Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, 445-7080, myriadgardens.org. WED, WED Thai-licious II Cooking Class, Chef Koi Strickland of Thai Thai will teach how to create a several Thai delicacies, 5:30 p.m., Oct. 9. International Pantry, 1618 W. Lindsey St., Norman.

Smag 7: What’s happening?

Arbuckle Mountain Original Fried Pies 3721 N. W. 50th 946-1300 Just south of Deaconess Hospital, fried pies are available from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. seven days a week. The owners give us a chance for quite an assortment, including flavors of apricot, peach, apple, pineapple, cherry, blackberry, lemon, coconut cream and chocolate cream. In

My Thai

The restaurant has been open for some 15 years, but owner Chun Lai took over the operation in 2001. Ever since, the family-owned and operated establishment has built up quite a reputation around Norman. University of Oklahoma students and professors frequent the restaurant, as do many other Norman residents. In fact, Lai claims that many

BKO: Bangkok Knockout

Despite the team’s intimidating name, the members of Fight Club are the good guys of this Thai actioner. The bad guy is the cigar-chomping gringo Mr. Snead (Speedy Arnold), who runs a high-stakes gambling operation where the minimum wager is $5,000. On what do his richie-rich clients bet? Quasi-gladitorial games between pairs of fighters in

Hungry for more?

Sergio’s Italian Bistro104 E. Gray, Norman 573-7707 In early August, Sergio’s Italian Bistro took the place of Bossy Squirrel. Just tell Sergio how hungry you are and how much you want to spend, and the staff will take care of it from there. Whether it’s a roasted veggie sandwich or the calamari, lasagna, baked salmon

Taste the world

Monty’s Gyro & Subs 1208 N. Eastern, Moore 799-1440 With the evocative fragrance of fresh herbs and lemons, Greek food is so healthy. And it’s ancient; Greeks were perfecting the Mediterranean food we love today thousands of years ago. In fact, ancient Greek poet Archestratus wrote the first cookbook in 320 B.C. At Monty’s, it’s

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