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Sparkle and shine

Fancy up your holiday dinner parties with an elegant glass of sparkling wine.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
This holiday season, Oklahoma has more sparkling wine options than ever before.
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Rabbis making history

For the first time in OKC history, both its congregational rabbis are women.


News

Greg Horton
When Vered Harris became the rabbi of Temple B’nai Israel, only the fifth in its 109-year history, the arrival also proved historical for another reason. It marked the first time in metro history that its only two congregational rabbis are women. Harris’ colleague, Abby Jacobson, is rabbi at Emanuel Synagogue.
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Something brewing

A coop for beer-makers is set to help grow the local micobrewing culture.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Beer plus beer equals only good things — one reason Oklahoma City-based Mustang Brewing Company purchased OKCity Brewing Company from former owner Sylvia Kang.
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Palate cleanser

Support local artists while sampling wines you can’t get anywhere else in the metro.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Refreshing the Palate
4-6 p.m. Sunday
The Metro Wine Bar & Bistro
6418 N. Western
metrowinebar.com
840-9463
$25
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

What’s in a name?

Two restaurants go to battle over which one is the real Custino’s.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
An Oklahoma County judge must decide if Oklahoma City is to be home to two Italian restaurants bearing the name Custino’s.
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Choc it up


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Grätzer! No, that’s not a sneeze.
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Seasonal spirits

Ciders, eggnogs and mulled wines are on the menu around the metro.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Certain smells and tastes instantly bring holidays to mind.
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Capitol one


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
From politics to the kitchen, chef Derek Nettle is no stranger to high-stress environments.
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Seeing red

An array of red wines available in the metro are ideal for the holiday season.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Every year about this time, new red wines make their way into the state just in time for parties and gifting.
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Fest of feast

Earth to Urban and the Farmers Public Market team up to deliver a new festival for foodies.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Fall Fest
11 a.m.-6 p.m. Sunday
Farmers Public Market
311 S. Klein
okcfarmersmarket.com
232-6506
free
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Do blondes have more fun?


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton

Black Mesa, the highest elevation point in Oklahoma, served as inspiration for the state’s newest craft beer: Black Mesa Blonde.

 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Grand old bar


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
If you have fond memories of your grandfather, the new Grandad’s Bar is going to make you feel right at home — especially if those memories contain beer and classic country or rock music.
 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

You’re doin’ vine, Oklahoma

State vineyards are proving that their grapes have what it takes to produce quality wine.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Oklahomans are largely unaware of how big the wine business has become, but that’s something the Oklahoma Grape Industry Council (OGIC) wants to change.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Examining Islam

Turkish journalist Mustafa Akyol addresses questions of Islam, the Middle East and democracy at a Monday lecture.


Features

Greg Horton
Mustafa Akyol
7 p.m. Monday
Bishop W. Angie Smith Chapel, Oklahoma City University
2501 N. Blackwelder
okcu.edu
426-5425
free
 
Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Man with a mission

Evangelical author Brian McLaren comes to town Friday as part of an effort to reframe Christian beliefs.


News

Greg Horton
Brian McLaren
7 p.m. Friday
Mayflower United Church of Christ
3901 N.W. 63rd
mayflowerucc.org
842-8897
$10
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
 
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