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Bloomin’ treats

Offering everything from bagels to whiskey cake, new restaurants spring up across the city.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Soon, everything will start blooming, awakening new in seemingly barren spaces.
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Artistic appetite

Italian Jim’s and Bella Forte work together to create great food and unique blown-glass artwork.


Restaurant Reviews

Stephanie Bice
Italian Jim’s Restaurant
13 S. Broadway, Edmond
italianjims.net
285-8800

What works:
eggplant ratatouille and lasagna
What needs work:
fettuccine Alfredo sauce
Tips:
Reservations of eight or more are accepted. If possible, ask to sit in the dining area that overlooks the glass studio.
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Game of Othello

A local pizza chef wins fourth-place in a national competition.


Food and Drink Features

Rachael Cervenka
A metro restaurateur did the state proud last week with a fourth-place finish in an international pizza-making challenge.
 
Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Nic of time

You may have to stand in a long line, but these perfect patties are worth the wait.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Nic's Grill
1201 N. Pennsylvania
524-0999

What works:
The food. Seriously. It’s uniformly good.
What needs work:
Specials ought to last a little longer than just before noon.
Tips:
Nic’s is cash only. If you go without cash, don't go without cash.
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

More faves you crave

If you’re going to eat less-than-healthy food, make it a delicious and local choice.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
I have seen the inside of your crisper, and it is America’s nightmare writ large.
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

SNAP to it


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
Low-income Oklahomans can now SNAP into locally produced produce, meats and bread at Urban Agrarian, 1235 S.W. Second.
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

OKG7 eats in Edmond

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott
Whether you live, work or play in Edmond (and even if you don’t), these spots deserve a try.
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

OKG7 downtown delights

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott

These seven establishments are worth your drive downtown ... and any battle for a parking space.

 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The elite ate

Eat, drink and be in hoops heaven for March Madness and the NBA playoffs.


Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
For many sports fans, staying at home isn’t an option.
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Victoria’s secret

The Norman pasta shop has worked the corner for years, leaving a slew of satisfied customers.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
Victoria’s Pasta Shop
327 White, Norman
329-0377

What worked:
small menu that’s been perfected over years
What needs work:
Toss some chopped fresh parsley on top of all that cheese. 
Tip:
Cheese on pasta is good.   
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

The sporting life

OKC star athletes plan to serve more than three-pointers and receptions.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Two high-profile athletes with Oklahoma ties are using their celebrity status as a launching pad for metro restaurants slated to open later this year.
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Super naan-y

A traditional Indian restaurant is working to build a tasty legacy in the metro.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Heritage India
3409 S. Broadway, Edmond
286-9972

What works:
great vegetarian options, like the chana saag, and the best naan
What needs work:
Servers need to know what’s on the menu.
Tips:
Lunch buffet lets you try a bit of everything; dinner for more intimate meals.
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

OKG7 places to imbibe and dine

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott
You're hungry! You're thirsty! Calm down. It happens to everyone.  

 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

I dream of Gabriella’s

The food genie bestowed OKC with its wish of a top-notch Italian eatery.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Gabriella's Italian Grill & Pizzeria
1226 N.E. 63rd
gabriellasokc.com
478-4955

What works:
big portions of classic Italian fare for reasonable prices
What needs work:
The hostesses could be a little nicer.
Tips:
Urbanspoon says it's open for lunch. Only if you eat lunch at 3 p.m.

 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Secret menus

Serious lovers of local food and drink now have a social club all to themselves.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
A new club in the metro promises its members access to creative urban experiences at a network of participating locally owned restaurants and bars.
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
 
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