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Funny talk

A lecture series at OU explores what makes us laugh, and why.


Features

Greg Elwell
The Nature of Laughter     
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, ongoing
Gaylord College Auditorium
University of Oklahoma
395 W. Lindsey, Norman
cas.ou.edu
free
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Midtown medley

This fusion spot is so delicious, you might just want to cry.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Foodies Asian-American Diner
1220 N. Hudson
Facebook
235-1111

What works:
affordable, tasty Asian treats. Ramen is très spicy.
What needs work:
communication with waiter
Tips:
Seat yourself, but be sure to look at daily specials first.

 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Pho-nomenal

Flavor is the universal language at Pho Thai Nguyen.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Pho Thai Nguyen
3221 N. Classen Blvd.
525-7373

What works:
tasty dishes for all experience levels
What needs work:
Pho broth could be hotter.
Tips:
free hot tea! Also, the place takes credit cards, which is nice.
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Faves you crave

If you’re going to eat less-than-healthy food, make it a delicious and local choice.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
You don’t feel well. Look at that plastic bag filled with crumpled-up wrappers. Why did you eat that?
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Shell game

Craving lobster? OKC has a number of places that will do in a pincer — er, pinch.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
What foods do you consider fancy?
 
Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Presto Pranzo!

Searching for a neighborhood Italian spot? Caffe Pranzo just might fit the bill.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Opulence is overrated.
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Heaven and earth

From sky high to hitting the pavement, here (in no order) are OKC’s top 10 culinary moments of 2012.

 
Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Raw appeal

Bricktown gives you the entertainment, the view, and now the food, too.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
In the Raw Sushi
200 S. Oklahoma
intherawsushi.com
702-1325

What works:
ahi tuna nachos and affordable specialty rolls
What needs work:
Non-sushi items need a little more thought.
Tip:
Park in the lot on the other side of the building or across the street.
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Flipping the patty


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
Everything and nothing is changing at Kaiser’s American Bistro, 1039 N. Walker in Midtown.
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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
 
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