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Positively posh

Nearly 50 years of fine-dining service in Norman finds Legend’s living up to its name.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
Legend’s Restaurant
1313 W. Lindsey, Norman
legendsrestaurant.com
329-8888

What worked:
Possibly the best upscale joint in Norman.
What needs work:
The dining room is a bit cramped and cluttered with bric-a-brac.    
The Tip:
Good food and fancy atmosphere that manages to avoid pretension.                               
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

OKG7 new places to pick

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott

While you were sleeping, a gaggle of new metro restaurants opened up. It’s only fair to try them all once or twice, right? Right.

 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

To market

Metro farmers’ markets offer locally produced greens — and a party, to boot.


Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
Not to sound like a late-night infomercial, but how many times has this happened to you?
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Saddle up

No mules or ponies were harmed in the making of The Mule’s grilled cheeses.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
The Mule
1630 N. Blackwelder
themuleokc.com
601-1400

What works:
sandwiches with great flavors, excellent spot to hang out
What needs work:
Parking can be a pain, but that’s what happens when a place is popular.
Tips:
The Monte Cristo is a dessert worth the calories.

 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

No reservations

A Warr Acres treasure has some of the best Indian tacos around.


Restaurant Reviews

Louis Fowler
Tim’s Drive Inn
5037 N. MacArthur Blvd., Warr Acres
789-5410

What works:
Indian tacos, of course
What needs work:
cash only, no debit or credit cards
Tips:
Order one of their “special” Dr. Peppers.
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

OKG7 spots to take Mom

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott
Let’s hear it for the moms, grandmothers and caretakers! Mother's Day — it’s Sunday — is an excellent time to celebrate the special lady in your life. Don't forget to make reservations!
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Cruise the Mediterranean

You don't need to travel far to enjoy the heart-healthy delicacies of the Mediterranean diet.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
The results are in: You should be eating more like a Mediterranean.
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Ever so Humble

Life is short; eat plenty of pizza.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Humble Pie Authentic Chicago Style Pizza
1319 S. Broadway, Edmond
humblepieok.com
715-1818

What works:
Try a shandy. The lemonade is housemade. It’s a great drink.
What needs work:
It definitely needs a bigger dining room.
Tips:
It’s closed on Monday and crazy busy on weekends.

 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Modern Italiano

Stellas isn’t your momma’s spaghetti and meatballs.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Stella Modern Italian Cuisine
1201 N. Walker
stellaokc.com
235-2200

What works:
fancy Italian cuisine, tasty pizza combinations
What needs work:
Service can be spotty.
Tips:
Reservations are not mandatory, but they are helpful.

 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

OKG7 buffets to grub on

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott
Have trouble choosing between dishes? That’s why they invented buffets.
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

OKG7 places with patios

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott
What's better than enjoying delicious food and tasty beverages on a nice patio? Trick question. The answer is: Nothing.

 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Pretty Penny

Super submarine sandwiches, salads and soups served with Sooner sass on the side.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
Penny Hill Deli & Subs
1424 W. Lindsey, Norman
phdeli.com
217-8339

What worked:
In-house preparation of key ingredients makes for incredibly good food.
What needs work:
Don’t keep cookies and other desserts a secret. The eatery hides them behind the counter for special customers or something.   
The Tip:
so much better than national chain sub shops          
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Garden of eatin’

The search continues for a restauranteur to inhabit space at the Myriad Botanical Gardens.


Food and Drink Features

Dean Anderson
In late 2011, questions surrounded the plan to open a restaurant at the Myriad Botanical Gardens.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Sprouting up


Food and Drink Features

Alyssa Grimley
Sprouts Farmers Market, a grocery store with an old-fashioned feel, recently opened a new location in Norman.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Get 'Chopped'!

Celebrity Chef Maneet Chauhan rolls through town on her book tour and serves up some food along the way.


Food and Drink Features

Jenn Scott
Celebrity Chef Maneet Chauhan cooking demo
10 a.m.-noon Saturday
Whole Foods
6001 N. Western
wholefoodsmarket.com
879-3500
Free

Chef Maneet Chauhan and Henry Boudreaux dinner
6:45 p.m. Saturday
Oklahoma City Museum of Art
415 Couch Drive
okcmoa.com/eat/dinner-with-celebrity-chef
235-6262
$95


 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
 
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