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OKG Newsletter

Topic: made

Revisiting 2010

OKG7 Dining

Carol Smaglinski
Come along as we look back at more new restaurants that made their debut in 2010. Some of these seven are brand new to the metro, while others opened in new spaces. You might put the names of these on your refrigerator door for future reference.
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Italian nights

Bellini’s Ristorante celebrates its 21st birthday by refocusing on what made it great: Italian wine and Italian food.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Italian reds, for the most part, aren’t meant to be sipped on the patio or enjoyed by a crackling fire. They’re made to complement food: hearty Italian food. Drinking them without the accompanying meal usually leads to two conclusions: tastes like a sour cherry, and too much acid.
Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Gun advocate’s argument full of holes

Letters to the Editor

Joel Hendrickson
Grant “Jake” Goss (Letters, “Councilman misfires with gun comment,” Feb. 16, Gazette) presents a reductionist and laughable argument. Are a Ferrari and a Pinto the same because they both use an internal combustion engine and roll on four wheels?
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Feelin’ flexy?

Going vegetarian, but only part of the time

OKG7 Dining

Carol Smaglinski
A “flexitarian” is a concept that has been around since the ’40s, when our government asked citizens to give up meat for some meals, so the extra rations could be donated to our troops at war. Now scores of folks are flexing, so in honor of Earth Day on Friday — which also happens to be Good Friday — consider making your next meal meatless.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Eco booze

Want to save the environment? Try throwing back a few.

Food and Drink Features

Heide Brandes
Drinking vodka may not save the rain forest, but choosing the most environmentally friendly spirits can ease the carbon footprint hangover.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Eat your green

Do a little good for the globe without sacrificing your love of dining out or delicious food.

Food and Drink Features

Vivian Boroff
Living a green lifestyle takes a little effort and some conscientious thought.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Ryan's hope

Those songs that put local rocker Ryan Lindsey on the map? He doesn’t play those anymore, so he made some new ones instead.


Becky Carman
Ryan Lindsey with OK Sweetheart
8 p.m. Tuesday
Opolis, 113 n. Crawford, Norman, 820-0951
Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Crown Jewell

The ‘Queen of the Minor Key’ hopes her genre-bending songs receive a royal reception in the kingdom of the 405.


Joshua Boydston
Eileen Jewell
7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 7
The Blue Door
2805 N. McKinley
$15 advance, $20 door
Wednesday, August 31, 2011