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Boss broths

Whether the weather cooperates or not, enjoy a meal that will warm the insides.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell

There is a brief period of time in Oklahoma, beginning in November and running until the end of February, when it can get legitimately cold.

 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Burgers in HD

You can have the onions and flavor without the drive to El Reno.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
HD's Onion Burgers
12417 N. Rockwell
621-9522

What works:
El Reno-style onion burgers in OKC
What needs work:
Grilled chicken sandwich could use more flavor.
Tips:
closed on Sunday
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Field of kitchens

Sports-inspired food is the perfect way to get full and support your favorite team.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
It’s game day and you are hungry.
 
Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Nhinja star

Karate-chop-free food in a flash.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Nhinja Sushi & Wok
13905 N. May
nhinja.com
463-6622

What works:
fast service, low prices
What needs work:
Nhinja Poppers could use more pop.
Tips:
Condiments and silverware are not on the table. Go get ’em yourself, lazy bones.
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

No laughing matter

Bringing comedy to OKC is serious business.


Performing Arts

Greg Elwell
Comedy can be pretty depressing.
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

French bread

Is one of Oklahoma City’s most beloved French restaurants worth your time? Oui, oui.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
La Baguette Bistro
7408 N. May
labaguettebistro.com
840-3047

What Works: The food. Specifically the kind you eat.
What Needs Work:
The Bermuda Triangle dining room. Don’t get lost!
Tips: Try something different.
This is the kind of place that does different very well.
 
Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Little bakery on the Prairie

It’s a bread-lover’s paradise at Prairie Thunder Baking Company.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Prairie Thunder Baking Company
1114 Classen Drive
prairiethunderbaking.com
602-2922

What works:
really great baked goods
What needs work:
expanding the lunch selection
Tips:
Go early if you’re going for a specific item. When they sell out, they’re out.
 
Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Castro-free Cubans

No need to jet off to Havana to get your hands on a delicious and authentic Cuban sandwich.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
As Oklahomans, there are some things about Cuba that we will probably never really experience.
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

All trails lead to here

Enjoy Peru’s flavorful cuisine at a price that won’t break the bank.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Inca Trail Peruvian Restaurant
10948 N. May
incatrailokc.com
286-0407

What works:
Amazing food, especially the Pollo a La Brasa and ceviches.
What needs work:
Purple corn drink is not in my wheelhouse.
Tips:
Meat lovers, get the Parrillada Inca if you want to try a bit of everything.

 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Cous we said so

This is Mediterranean food worth getting excited about.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Cous Cous Cafe
6165 N. May
couscouscafeokc.com
286-1533


What works:
big flavors, quality food, low prices
What needs work:
better information about their desserts
Tips:
The parking lot is small, so carpool.


 
Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Jo dough

We aren’t sure who Jo is, but she sure can make a pizza.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Jo's Famous Pizza
900 S. Kelly
josfamouspizza.com
340-7070

What works:
big flavors and lots of toppings
What needs work:
Prices are a bit steep for specialty pizzas.
Tips:
Get the half-and-half so you can try out a few intriguing combos.
 
Wednesday, October 10, 2012

Ode to bacon

An array of local restaurants offers bacon for the takin’.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
There are two types of people who don’t like bacon: vegetarians and imaginary creatures.
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Principles of pasta

An old-school spaghetti joint sticks to the tasty basics.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Meiki's Italian-American
6916 Northwest Expressway
721-5522


What works: angel hair with pesto and a great calzone
What needs work:
boring salads
Tips:
Lunch specials give good discounts on pasta favorites.
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Chicken fry country

Our region is known for tornadoes, religion and, best of all, fried food.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
Chicken can be pretty boring. Which is why we fry it.
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2012

You say ‘neck-o,’ I say ‘knee-ko’

Any way you pronounce it, Sushi Neko has a stellar menu for all to enjoy.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Sushi Neko
4318 N. Western
sushineko.com
528-8862

What works:
top-notch nigiri, spicy miso and gyoza
What needs work:
Watch what you’re spending. It adds up fast.
Tips:
Reservations aren’t always necessary, but it’s nice to have a guaranteed seat.
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
 
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