Wednesday 30 Jul
 
 

Pickin’ and grinnin’

Sand Stone Spring Vineyard, 9211 Sloan Road, in Mustang offers a unique opportunity for a glimpse into the wine industry. From now until mid-August, the winery welcomes visitors to pick their own grapes.
07/30/2014 | Comments 0

Food briefs: You’re toast, er, pretzel

There’s a new food truck on the scene.
07/22/2014 | Comments 0

Upward mobility

Locals can have fresh microgreens and herbs for cooking in a new and convenient way. Microgreens, a chef favorite, are petite vegetable greens that add color, nutrition and flavor to dishes.
07/23/2014 | Comments 0

Late-night bites

What a wealth of choices! We remember the days when the only places to eat after 10 p.m. were Denny’s and Waffle House. Next time you’re out late with friends, check out OKC’s abundance of local late-night eatery options.

— by Devon Green, photos by Mark Hancock, Shannon Cornman and Gazette staff

07/30/2014 | Comments 0

OKG eat: Cool places, cooler drinks

We know. It’s hot. It’s summer in Oklahoma. Cool down by sampling cocktails that local bars and restaurants have concocted just for you. Find a nice, air conditioned space or a shaded patio and while away the hours drinking the flavors of summer. You might decide it’s not that bad after all.

— by Devon Green, photos by Mark Hancock, Shannon Cornman and Lauren Hamilton

07/23/2014 | Comments 0

New kids on the block

There are a wealth of new local eateries cropping up in the metro and even more coming. If they’re not on your radar, they should be. From the comfy atmosphere at The Barrel on Western Avenue to the laid-back vibe at the Plaza District’s coffee shop, you might find a new regular hangout.

— by Devon Green, photos by Mark Hancock and Shannon Cornman

07/16/2014 | Comments 0
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Steak your claim

In quaint Guthrie, this steak place was just what was needed. The family-run upstart shows good potential.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski

Gage’s Steak House
202 W. Harrison Ave., Guthrie
282-3955

 
Wednesday, April 13, 2011

Slab slingers

Pecan-smoked pork ribs, beef brisket and hot links make this unpretentious barbecue joint a local favorite.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill

Billy Craig’s BBQ
6001 S. Sooner Rd.
619-5700

 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Border town

Tasty, traditional south-of-the-border specialties mix with familiar, hearty Tex-Mex fare at Alvarado’s.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill

Alvarado’s Mexican Restaurant
11641 S. Western
692-2007, www.alvaradosmexican.com

 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Country strong

At the festive and spacious Toby Keith’s, Americana decor amps up the energy.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski
Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar & Grill
310 Johnny Bench Drive
231-0254, www.tobykeithsbar.com
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

National pride

Republic Gastropub flies the flag for upscale pub food and beer. Lots and lots of beer.


Restaurant Reviews

Jenny Coon Peterson

Republic Gastropub
5830 N. Classen Blvd.
286-4577
www.RepublicGastropub.com

 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Head east

Robust, home-style flavors highlight the best of Korean cuisine at Jeon Ju.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Cole-Frowe

Jeon Ju Korean Restaurant
217 S. Sooner Road, Del City
672-4644
www.jeonjurestaurant.com

 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Land of Oz

Fly in to Norman’s tiny Max Westheimer Airport for some classic diner grub. No security pat-downs required.


Restaurant Reviews

Joshua Boydston

Ozzie’s Diner
1700 Lexington Ave., Norman
364-9835
Owners: Mart and Debi Van Nostrand
Food style: American/Diner
Average check: $6 breakfast and lunch; $8 dinner

 
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

History and romance

Twelve Oaks may be luxury, but it isn’t snobbish. The established restaurant blends the old and the new, with a good dose of Oklahoma hospitality.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski

Twelve Oaks Restaurant
6100 N. Midwest Blvd., Edmond
340-1002
Date Established: 1994
Owner and General Manager: Bill Horn
Executive Chef: Daniel Listen
Food Style: American white tablecloth
Average check: $25 per person

 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Opposites attract

Chef Eric Smith gives loyal lunchers a little taste of heaven at Pachinko Parlor, his split-culinary personality restaurant.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski
Pachinko Parlor
1 N.W. Ninth
601-8900
Executive Chef: Eric Smith
General Manager: Jennifer Hughes
Owners: Rick Haynes, David Haynes and Eric Smith
Food Style: Asian-inspired AmericanAverage Check: $9, lunch; $15, dinner
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Johnny be good

Serving fresh food hot and ready when you walk in the door, Johnny’s Lunch Box has been at the same downtown location for generations


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
413 W. Sheridan
232-9409
Owner: Ed Strawn
Date Established: 1946
Food Style: American cafeteria lunch
Average check: $7.25
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

All in the family

Using recipes collected from a lifetime in the kitchen with her Italian family, Cathy Cummings turns out traditional, homemade favorites in her Vito’s Ristorante.


Restaurant Reviews

Jenny Coon Peterson
There’s nothing like a bowl of pasta and some fresh bread to warm you up on a bitter winter night. Throw in an intimate dining room and a bottle of wine, and you’ll forget it’s blowing like mad outside.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Destination Japan


Restaurant Reviews

Jenny Coon Peterson
Tokyo Japanese Restaurant has lured sushi lovers to its intimate, traditional dining room since 1987.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

At home with Mama


Restaurant Reviews

Joshua Boydston
Peruvian and Mexican specialties tempt the taste buds at Norman’s Mamaveca.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Male call


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski
Devoted to perfection, The Cow Calf-Hay focuses on burgers, that all-time, feel-good food for guys.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

A shore thing


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski
As the weather turns cold, how does some crab bisque from Hefner Grill sound? Steak, seafood and American favorites fill the menu of this lakeside restaurant.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
 
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