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Soda grows up

Whether you call it soda, pop or (the ill-advised) soda pop, fizzy drinks have gone fancy.


Food and Drink Features

Christina Nihira
While summer is still a scorching celebration, try treating yourself to a decadent soda. Curious cream sodas, spicy ginger ales, rich root beers, tart citrus beverages with genuine bitterness, complex colas — they’re all chilling out there beside surprising, one-of-a-kind flavors as diverse as cucumber, chocolate and jalapeño oil.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Flame throwers

Is it hot enough out there for you? We’ve got your tongue-scorching drinks to get you through the rest of the sultry summer.


Food and Drink Features

Christina Nihira
A Bloody Mary is distinctive for its zesty zing, but it’s not the only drink capable of turning up the heat. A new style of spicy cocktails — martinis garnished with jalapeños, margaritas mixed with cayenne, spirits spiked with bitters — is fueling a new trend.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Beer bust

Crack a beer with flavor and enjoy being a penny-pincher.


Food and Drink Features

Christina Nihira
The height of fall season is an ideal time to imbibe in a beer or two.
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Free at last!

Let’s face the facts: You are a cheap date.


Features

Christina Nihira
You could spend a lot of money in the metro on cool dates. But you don’t have to, with scores of spots in more than 600 square miles of sprawl.
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Sparkle motion

This year, leave the reindeer jumper in the closet.


Features

Christina Nihira
We’ve all made blunders when it comes to dressing for the holidays, like a jumper featuring appliquéd wreathe. Whatever your fashion gaffe, there’s no reason to resemble a Christmas tree.
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Brickwork

The annual Block Party builds better futures for children, one unique piece of clothing at a time.


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Christina Nihira
Block Party
8 p.m. Saturday
The Packard Building
201 N.W. 10th
blockpartyokc.com
601-9200
$75-$150
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Belle of the bars

Dazzle your friends and family this season with your libation readiness.


Food and Drink Features

Christina Nihira
Well-chosen liquor instantly adds a glow to gatherings by inspiring conversation and uplifting spirits.
 
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Slice of life

Downtown Mustang’s chic teahouse and cafe is a lunchtime respite.


Restaurant Reviews

Christina Nihira
A few decades back, quiche got a bad reputation for being too delicate. Chef LaDonna Andeel is a friendly lady who is quick to point out that, at LD’s Specialties & Gourmet Cafe, real men do eat quiche.
 
Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Pie-ssibilities

It’s called ‘pie hole’ for a reason, and the metro has many options to fill it.


Food and Drink Features

Christina Nihira
Luckily, we don’t have to throw ourselves into baking chaos to satisfy a craving for a handcrafted, hot-from-the-oven treat.
 
Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Foreign fare

Let your taste buds experience authentic international cuisine without ever leaving the 405.


Food and Drink Features

Christina Nihira
International intrigue looms large at several Oklahoma City dining locales. Fortunately, there is no need for a passport to embark on this culinary adventure. Simply let your palate exhibit wanderlust for some remarkably unusual but tasty dishes.
 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
 
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