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OKG7 spicy stops for curry

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott
It's cold outside, and you want something to eat that will warm you up from the inside out. If you're craving something spicy, curry is the only answer.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Friendly as pie

If you’ve a hankering for a pastry filled with fruit or meat, no need to make an Arbuckles retreat.


Restaurant Reviews

Kinsey Crocker
Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies
3721 N.W. 50th
946-1300

What works:
dessert fried pies
What needs work:
Not the place to go if you are looking to dine-in.
Tip:
If you can’t decide, just ask for a sample. 
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Warm your spirits

During the cold days of winter, heat up from the inside out with warm cocktails.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
An ice-cold martini shaken to the edge of freezing doesn’t sound as appealing when the temperatures dip below that. Still, winter provides opportunities to try warmed-up versions of after-work or weekend cocktails.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Coffeehouse culture

Just why are we addicted to these places?


Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
For many people, coffee is just something you slosh out of a dirty convenience store decanter and gulp down each morning.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Getting Smashed


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Oklahoma Smashburger franchisee Casey Klepper recently opened his third location for the fast-food eatery, at 1841 Belle Isle Blvd., and said he is looking for future spots.
 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Brew on this


Food and Drink Features

Rachael Cervenka
A little slice of historic Bricktown is making its way about 40 minutes southeast down Interstate 40 with the expansion of one of the area’s most established breweries.
 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Bravo Bayless

Born in OKC, celebrity chef Rick Bayless reflects on his long and luscious career.


Food and Drink Features

Jenn Scott
On last week’s trip to Oklahoma City, celebrity chef Rick Bayless performed a cooking demonstration for a charity luncheon and dinner at St. Anthony’s Hospital.
 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Midtown medley

This fusion spot is so delicious, you might just want to cry.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Foodies Asian-American Diner
1220 N. Hudson
Facebook
235-1111

What works:
affordable, tasty Asian treats. Ramen is très spicy.
What needs work:
communication with waiter
Tips:
Seat yourself, but be sure to look at daily specials first.

 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

OKG7 places to shake it up

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott

It’s a new year and time to branch out. Whether it’s an unfamiliar restaurant or an old favorite in a new location, mix things up a little by venturing outside your normal eating habits.

 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Hit me, baby, one more Thai

Spoon lets you have your curry, and your fried rice, too.


Restaurant Reviews

Marisa Mohi
Spoon Restaurant: Fine Thai Cuisine
1428 W. Britton
286-9179

What works:
simple menu with all the favorite Thai dishes
What needs work:
The décor does little to hide that the building used to be a fast-food restaurant.
Tip:
The restaurant itself is tiny. Call ahead if you have a large group.
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Pizza pizzazz

Traditional Italian recipes define Sandro’s pizza and pastas.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
Sandro’s Pizza and Pasta
914 W. Main, Norman
sandrospizzaandpasta.com
701-8822

What worked:
excellent pizza and good signature entrees
What needs work:
A crisp, ultra-thin pizza crust would be a welcome additional choice.
Tip:
Pleasant but not fancy dining room serving a level of Italian cuisine found in much more expensive restaurants.
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Pho-nomenal

Flavor is the universal language at Pho Thai Nguyen.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Pho Thai Nguyen
3221 N. Classen Blvd.
525-7373

What works:
tasty dishes for all experience levels
What needs work:
Pho broth could be hotter.
Tips:
free hot tea! Also, the place takes credit cards, which is nice.
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

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
You don’t feel well. Look at that plastic bag filled with crumpled-up wrappers. Why did you eat that?
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

OKG7 Downtown Restaurant Week stops

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott

Downtown Restaurant Week is back for a second year (see menu preview here), featuring some of your favorite downtown jives and the chance to explore a few places you’ve yet to haunt. Each participating restaurant is offering lunch and dinner prix fixes, $12 and $35, respectively.

 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Downtown chow down

Downtown Restaurant Week returns for a second year, this time bigger and better.


Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
Downtown Restaurant Week
Sunday-Jan. 26
Throughout Downtown OKC
downtownokc.com
$12 lunch, $35 dinner
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013
 
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