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Smokey and the sandwich

This may be the best barbecue in the city, with made-to-order chips to go with it.


Restaurant Reviews

Louis Fowler
Smokey's BBQ and Diner
2410 N. Portland Ave.
smokeysbbqokc.com
948-2001

What works:
slow-cooked meat and made-to-order sides
What needs work:
The parking. Definitely the parking.
Tips:
Try the tangy Carolina barbecue sauce.
 
Wednesday, September 11, 2013

Mark it down for Saturday

Enjoy Edmond’s 25-year-old fresh market for local produce and other goods.


Food and Drink Features

Kathleen Dupré
Fresh produce and local products make mealtime more exciting.
 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

OKG7 pizza places

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott

Don’t you love pizza? If your answer is no, then something is wrong with you. If your answer is yes, then here’s a list of seven places you should try.

 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

DO-nuts

Be the office champion with a dozen doughnuts topped with candy or bacon.


Restaurant Reviews

Stephanie Bice
The Daily Donut
10911 N. Western Ave.
286-5599

What works:
a great variety of donuts
What needs work:
more inside seating
Tip(s):
If you are craving maple bacon donuts, get to the stop early on Mondays; they sell out fast. Also, the jalapeño cheese rolls are great.
 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Community organizers

The Plaza District’s The Parish expands its community outreach through hot sandwiches and cold beer.


Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
Propellor fundraiser
The Parish
1757 NW 16th St.
theparishokc.com
633-0454
$40


 
Wednesday, September 4, 2013

Sammich time

The art of sandwich making is executed flawlessly in the deli of Native Roots Market.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Native Roots Market
N.E. Second St.
nativerootsmarket.com
310-6300

What works:
deli treats like quinoa, tabbouleh and simple sandwiches
What needs work:
If there’s a line, even a short one, it can be a wait.
Tips:
That Keep It Local card in your pocket is worth 10 percent off all items made in Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Orange you glad?

Have your birthday cake froyo and eat it too.


Food and Drink Features

Moose Tyler
It’s got a catchy name and options out the wazoo, and it’s popping up on every corner. There’s no denying that frozen yogurt — or froyo, as it’s commonly referred to — is in, and no one seems to do it better than Oklahoma City-based Orange Leaf, now with nine metro-area stores.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Valley of the wines

Takes some notes from the French and improve the quality of wines you drink.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
France’s Loire Valley can be compared to the least-favored stepchild to her shining twin siblings Burgundy and Bordeaux.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

OKG7 places you should try

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott

Looking to enjoy a meal from a place outside your regular restaurant rotation? Give these seven spots a try.

 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Fo’ rich o’ fo’ po’ boy

What began as a weekly special is now a full-on Southern Creole kitchen with Hillbilly Po’ boys and Oysters.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
A couple of years ago, the owners of S&B’s Burger Joint at N.W. 59th and May noticed that every time they featured a po’ boy as the weekly special, the item would sell out quickly.
 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Hot date

Find time to share a little summer amore— over Italian cuisine, of course.


Restaurant Reviews

Christina Nihira
The Vine Italian Cafe
10004 N.E. 23rd, Nicoma Park
thevineitaliancafe.com
259-9888

What works: Italian food made by an Italian using authentic family recipes
What needs work: With tables close together, it isn't very private.
Tip(s): Make reservations in advance to prevent a painstaking wait.


 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

We are the Champion

A young entrepreneur sets up shop in Midtown with his delicious waffle creations.


Food and Drink Features

Jenn Scott
In the fall of 2011, Oklahoma City felt a rumble.
 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

OKG7 sunny stops

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott
How about sensational food and yummy cocktails with a side of sunshine? More mild temps make it a good time for outdoor dining!
 
Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Betting on OKC

Place your fake money on a real cause Friday with Casino Florale.


Food and Drink Features

Christina Nihira
Casino Florale
7:30 p.m. Friday
The Shoppes at Northpark
12100 N. May
okcbeautiful.com
525-8822
$50-$75

 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Pouring it on

Syrup is the perfect place to take Mom and nurse a hangover.


Restaurant Reviews

Marisa Mohi
Syrup Breakfast Boutique
123 E. Main, Norman
syrupbreakfast.com
701-1143

What works: a small menu of favorite breakfast foods
What needs work: The wait for a table can get pretty long.
Tips: Drink the coffee black; it’s that good.

 
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
 
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