Thursday 31 Jul


OKG Newsletter

Topic: Napa

Napa for Papa

Napa Valley still produces some of the best wines in the world, and Father’s Day is a good reason to rediscover old favorites.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
“Don’t ever buy me anything I need as a present.” That bit of wisdom is actually from my wife. It’s a maxim I now live by when birthdays, anniversaries, and Christmases come round. It’s entirely apropos for Father’s Day.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011

Fork in the road

Deep Fork Grill has a new GM who happens to be a certified sommelier, and his new wine list is created with the customer in mind.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Joshua Strother took over as general manager of Deep Fork Grill, 5418 N. Western, in early July. A certified sommelier before he arrived at the restaurant, Strother brought his love of and expertise in wine to bear immediately, making small changes to an already very good list.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Take a Cab

New wines from famous names remind us why Cabernet is king of the reds in Oklahoma.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
The list of winemakers at Lewis Cellars over the years reads like a who’s who of Napa: Joe Cafaro, Helen Turley, Paul Hobbs, Randy Lewis and Brian Mox. Their craftsmanship helped make Lewis one of the world’s most sought-after wines. The newest Lewis, Mason’s Cabernet, is now available in the metro.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Food, service

Longtime food and wine leader retires after marking his 15th year as leader of the Hirst Hospitality Awards.


Jennifer Chancellor
The night was a fond farewell for longtime local “food lord” Wayne Hirst. After 15 years with his namesake, Hirst Hospitality Awards, he’s retiring to be with family and continue fighting a quieter battle he has waged for more than three years, away from the public spotlight.
Wednesday, November 13, 2013