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Bubbles and bouquets

Whether you know wine or just like to drink it, spring means new bubbles and blends.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Spring has arrived, meaning it’s time to change your drink orders from winter’s heavy reds to lighter, crisper wines.
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Bloomin’ treats

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


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

Mane issue

The slaughter of horses and consumption of horse meat are at the center of a fierce legislative battle.


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Greg Horton
Supporters and opponents of legislation to allow horse slaughter in Oklahoma agree on exactly one thing: Horses should not be slaughtered in Mexico.
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Homeward bound

OKC’s chronically homeless population receives help from a nationwide campaign.


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Greg Horton
The Oklahoma City-based Homeless Alliance has joined forces with a national campaign dubbed 100,000 Homes, which seeks to find shelter and medical care for the chronically homeless and medically vulnerable.
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

The sporting life

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


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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

Living with AIDS

Medical advances have helped the HIVpositive, bringing a new focus of care for the Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund.


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Greg Horton

Red Tie Night
6 p.m. Saturday
Grand Ballroom, Cox Convention Center
1 Myriad Gardens
okaidscarefund.com
348-6600
$350-$15,000



 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Secret menus

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


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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

Through the grapevine

From California to French Bordeaux, the metro’s wine catalogue will give you something to talk about.


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Greg Horton
A new year brings new wines, and 2013 will see releases from well-known names and newcomers to Oklahoma. Some are available now, and others will be available by March.
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Box it up


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Greg Horton
Custino’s Italian Kitchen has changed its name to The Taste Bud’s Diner, 2724 W. Britton. Owner Bud Elder said the name reflects the addition of an important new component.
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Saddle up


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Greg Horton
What do you get when you mix 460 pounds of raspberries with Russian Imperial Stout?
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Watching the feds

Concerns arise over a state House committee designed to guard against federal encroachment.


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Greg Horton
The prerecorded message encourages listeners to dial a number to “hear more about God’s hand in America’s history.” Callers to David Barton’s WallBuilders ministry hear it while on hold. Barton, who holds a religion degree from Oral Roberts University, presents himself as an expert on America’s history, especially as it relates to religion and politics.
 
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

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

Sky high


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Greg Horton
Endless Skyway might sound like the next James Bond movie, but it’s actually the latest beer release from Oklahoma City-based Black Mesa Brewing Company.
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Chile outside

South American value wines adopt new levels of quality.


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Greg Horton
Chile established itself as a popular source of value brand wines in the 1990s.
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
 
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