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Not just a grocery store

Solve problems over supper at Midway, Norman’s neighborhood gathering spot.


Food and Drink Features

Carol Cole-Frowe
When is a grocery store not a grocery store? When it’s part Mayberry diner, political center of Norman, classic-car gearhead clubhouse, mecca for emerging musicians, as well as a fine place to get a hearty bowl of homemade chili or soup and a wholesome sandwich.
 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

About that drought …

Recent rains are just a drop in the bucket.


News

Carol Cole-Frowe
The recent rains are appreciated, but it’s just a drop in a very big bucket. About 80 percent of the state, including Central Oklahoma, continues to be in a persistent, expansive, “extreme” drought.
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Aging gracefully

When it’s dry-aged versus wet-aged steaks, good things come to those who wait.


Food and Drink Features

Carol Cole-Frowe
Never let it be said that Oklahoma meatlovers don’t appreciate a tender, flavorful, cuts-like-butter steak.
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Glorious garlic

The pungent root vegetable is for more than keeping vampires at bay.


Food and Drink Features

Carol Cole-Frowe
Garlic, how I love thee.

Let me count the ways. Cut and rubbed on crusty, rustic bread.

 
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Freeze, please

Hot times deserve cold comfort. That’s where ‘fro-yo’ comes in at Pink Swirls, a Midwest City concept.


Food and Drink Features

Carol Cole-Frowe
Baby, it’s hot outside.
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Garden variety

Gardens aren’t just for the backyard. Companies and organizations are getting their hands in the dirt, too.


Features

Carol Cole-Frowe
Gardening humor is in full-flower in this year’s extended triple-digit dog days of summer.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Fancy feast

Brunch and dinner join the popular lunch at Norman’s Fancy That.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Cole-Frowe
Fancy That Cafe
215 E. Main, Norman
307-0541, fancythat.us
 
Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Food flock

Comfort food with a twist takes flight at Blackbird Gastropub in Norman.


Food and Drink Features

Carol Cole-Frowe
You won’t find four-and-20 blackbirds baked in any pies at the newly opened Blackbird Gastropub, 575 S. University in Norman, but you will find an updated take on classic dishes.
 
Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Gardens to go

Container gardening makes creating a green space easy.


Features

Carol Cole-Frowe
Want a kitchen garden, a cutting garden, lush greenery or just a splash of color — to go? ’Tis the season to delve into container gardening.
 
Wednesday, May 18, 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

You can dance

It might be getting warmer outside, but the temperature is scorching inside these metro dance studios.


Features

Carol Cole-Frowe
Humans have been hardwired to dance since the beginning of time.
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Roast with the most

The metro-based Elemental Coffee brings a brewing passion to Oklahoma City.


Food and Drink Features

Carol Cole-Frowe

It’s “big,” with tastes of blackberry and chocolate and an incredible mouthfeel. A fine wine, maybe? How about an aromatic Southern Ethiopian coffee from the highaltitude Sidama region and the Michicha village?

 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Most Oklahomans know how you get HIV/AIDS, but does the younger generation?


News

Carol Cole-Frowe
The younger generation has grown up with a mentality that you can take a pill for anything and be OK, said Mary Arbuckle, director of Other Options Inc.
 
Thursday, December 2, 2010

The MAPS 3 trails addition doesn't quite add up


News

Carol Cole-Frowe
Still, the trails advisory committee chair is brimming with enthusiasm.
 
Thursday, September 2, 2010

Many legislators paid lip service to going 'green,' but did they actually do anything?


News

Carol Cole-Frowe
Oklahoma legislators may talk a "green" game, but when it came to passing legislation, it was a mixed bag.Bud Scott, executive director and lobbyist for the Oklahoma chapter of Sierra Club, said the i...
 
Thursday, July 15, 2010
 
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