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Moore, please

Many of Moore’s restaurants want you to know they’re open for business and ready to take your order.


Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
A number of Moore’s restaurants are still feeling the effects of the devastating weather the city endured in May.
 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Open Prairie

A local bakery participates in a nationwide open house.


Food and Drink Features

Molly Evans
Bakery Open House
9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday
Prairie Thunder Baking Company
1114 Classen Drive
prairiethunderbaking.com
602-2922
Free
 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Das tasty

Norman’s Das Boot Camp mixes delicious German mainstays with beer — lots of beer.


Restaurant Reviews

Marisa Mohi
Das Boot Camp
229 E. Main, Norman
das-bootcamp.com
701-3748

What works:
German food in a sports bar atmosphere
What needs work:
The restaurant echoes and can get pretty loud.
Tips:
Go after 9 p.m. to take advantage of the happy hour.
 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Tap that

Kegs just got classy with wine on tap — and the new trend is expanding locally.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
One of the fastest-growing trends in the wine world is wine on tap.
 
Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Meet the eats

From Creole-style recipes to the expansion of local favorites, metro cuisine is growing.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Alligator. Moonshine. Mole recipes from Oaxaca. A downtown wine bar. And beer, so much beer.
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

A finer diner

Breakfast at Classen Grill is a glorious sight to behold.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Classen Grill
5124 N. Classen Boulevard
842-0428

What works:
chicken-fried steak, orange juice, atmosphere
What needs work:
Customers can occasionally get lost in a bustling weekend breakfast service.
Tips:
Your entire party needs to be present to be seated.

 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Kitchen aid

Celebrity chef and OKC native Rick Bayless comes home to help tornado victims.


Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
OK Chefs Relief pop-up: Rick Bayless
11:00 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday
Downtown OKC, east of Leadership Square
$10

5:30 p.m. Monday
Will Rogers Theater
4322 N. Western
willrogerstheater.com
604-3015
$60

5:30 p.m. Monday
The Tasting Room
4322 N. Western
thetastingroomokc.com
604-3015
$1000 per couple


 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

OKG7 kid-friendly food stops

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott
With the whole family home for the summer, just the thought of cooking for everyone might be exhausting. Let someone else worry about preparing dinner tonight!
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Summertime sippin’

While winter’s away, cocktails will play.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Summer menus will be rolling out this month, but summer cocktails already are available at many locations around town.
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Papa of pizza

A Bethany pizza parlor serves up quality pies.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Papa Angelo's
3921 N. College, Bethany
papaangelospizza.com
491-6767

What works:
great crust, fun atmosphere
What needs work:
Pasta dishes may require added seasoning.
Tips:
It delivers, but if you’re out of its area, call ahead for your takeout or risk a lengthy wait.
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Viva Vaqueros!

A family-run restaurant in Norman is based on the principle of doing one’s best.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
Los Vaqueros Mexican Restaurant
1316 N. Interstate Drive, Norman
310-3910

What worked:
jovial staff serving generous meals
What needs work:
Please refrain from spraying cleanser on the dining room tables during hours of operation.    
The Tip:
Above-average Tex-Mex food, generally with some superior dishes.       
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

OKG7 Moore places to eat

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott

Don’t forget about your local eateries in areas impacted by recent tornadoes. It might require a reroute, but your patronage means the world. Plus, who doesn’t love fried pickles and gelato?

 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

‘Cupcake’ crown

Local sweetheart Green Goodies iced its way to a Food Network victory.


Food and Drink Features

Molly Evans
Two local cupcake connoisseurs baked their way to sweet gluten-free, vegan friendly victory, as revealed on Sunday night’s episode of Food Network’s Cupcake Wars.
 
Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Sweet, no wheat

Cutting gluten from dessert doesn’t mean you have to lose the deliciousness.


Food and Drink Features

Stephie Gregory
Sweets are everywhere. One needn’t travel far in the metro to find a plethora of cupcakes, ice cream, pastries and other delicious options.
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Hooray for rosé

Just because the body is lighter doesn’t mean the taste is less serious.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Yes, you can drink rosé and remain a badass.
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
 
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