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OKG Newsletter


Topic: italian food

All aboard!

Take the taste train straight to Italia Express.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Italia Express
4621 N. May
917-9995

What works:
Excellent marinara sauce and buttery pizza crust.
What needs work:
The chicken Parmesan sandwich is lacking.
Tips:
Prices vary between locations. Both serve inexpensive, quality food.
 
Wednesday, August 15, 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

Italian artistry

Enjoy hearty Italian in the heart of downtown Edmond.


Restaurant Reviews

Stephanie Bice
Othello’s Italian Restaurant
1 South Broadway, Edmond
othellos.us
330-9045

What works:
lasagna topped with meat sauce
What doesn’t:
house wine
Tips:
Bring your appetite and save room for dessert.
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Savory Vista

Bella Vista serves up inspired Italian and Greek dishes.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
Bella Vista Italian Kitchen
5801 S. Western
bellavistaokc.com
631-1717

What worked:
Italian and Greek meals prepared with obvious pride
What needs work:
The marinara sauce is too sweet.
The Tip:
Family owned and operated, this place is distinctly unique in atmosphere, service and quality.
 
Wednesday, October 17, 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

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

Pizza pizzazz

Traditional Italian recipes define Sandro’s pizza and pastas.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
Sandro’s Pizza and Pasta
914 W. Main, Norman
sandrospizzaandpasta.com
701-8822

What worked:
excellent pizza and good signature entrees
What needs work:
A crisp, ultra-thin pizza crust would be a welcome additional choice.
Tip:
Pleasant but not fancy dining room serving a level of Italian cuisine found in much more expensive restaurants.
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Pizza panache

No longer will you have to choose between a taco or a pizza for dinner.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Pizzini'z Pizza
12101 N. MacArthur
720-8500

What works:
simple, delicious pizza for very reasonable rates
What needs work:
Not all of its non-pizza offerings are so tasty.
Tip:
Make sure you call the right shop, as there are two locations.
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

No tragedy at Othello’s

Despite sharing the name with a downer of a Shakespeare play, Othello’s in Edmond has been delighting customers for 14 years.


Food and Drink Features

Anthony Lalli

Othello’s Italian Restaurant

One S. Broadway, Edmond

330-9045

What worked: Amber’s chicken pepperoni

What needs work: Modest outer appearance and plain-looking menus.

The tip: Stop by often enough and you might find an entree named after you.

 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014
 
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