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OKG Newsletter


Topic: restaurants

Better than ever

Longevity says it all with metro restaurants that have passed the 25-year mark and continue to thrive.


Food and Drink Features

Carol Smaglinski
Metro restaurants that have managed to stay around long enough to clink a glass of Champagne for their silver anniversaries are few and far between. New ones pop up with lofty ideas on the lookout for hungry diners, but many of those restaurants are shuttered before even hitting the one-year mark.
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Tweet ’n’ eat

Metro restaurants have embraced social media to spread their message to tech-savvy diners.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
“We had a rough Saturday night,” the tweet read. “We want to apologize to everyone we had to turn away. We’re a small restaurant & sometimes mistakes happen.”
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Bite size

Chow chat


Bite Size

Carol Smaglinski
Zachary Qualls, 26, is an art history student at the University of Central Oklahoma. He has worked in restaurants and has been a caterer. Qualls, from Shawnee, said he has probably eaten in 90 percent of the metro restaurants, and is the go-to guy for recommendations.
 
Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Bite Size

Good news!


Bite Size

Carol Smaglinski
Lucille’s, that famous restaurant in Mulhall, is planning to reopen.
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

The Zen approach

From decor to food, Zen is a notch above the rest in area Asian dining.


Restaurant Reviews

Carol Smaglinski
As a veteran restaurant reviewer, the first question I usually get asked by a new acquaintance is, “OK, so where’s the best restaurant around here?”
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Restaurant updates

Seven new OKC-area restaurants for you to explore


OKG7 Dining

Carol Smaglinski
Those with a strong attachment to eating calf fries swing on by to sample several pairs, which come with a compatible cocktail sauce. These delicacies are also nicknamed Montana tender-groins and are among Chubby’s top-sellers.
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Virgin territory

7 sets of recently-opened restaurant doors


OKG7 Dining

Carol Smaglinski
“Hey, look at me!” These are the new kids on the block, and they need our support! One good thing about restaurants opening — other than offering darn good food, of course — is more job opportunities in the hospitality industry.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Pucker up for Tucker’s

Dedicated to doing it right, hospitality professionals Heather and Keith Paul are launching another new concept called Tucker’s.


Food and Drink Features

Carol Smaglinski
Like that beautiful woman with the white pearls and stunning black dress, simplicity shines. Come the first part of September, Heather and Keith Paul will be adding one more concept to their Good Egg Dining Group.
 
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Double trouble

Restaurants and bars are accused of double taxing. Is the legal action without merit?


News

Greg Horton
Two lawsuits filed in Canadian County are attempting to make hundreds of bar and restaurant owners responsible for paying back millions of dollars in liquor taxes the plaintiffs believe were unlawfully collected.
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Eateries attacked


Letters to the Editor

Jim Hopper
Recently, there has been extensive coverage about two lawsuits filed against more than 800 restaurants for alleged miscalculation of the gross receipts tax and sales tax on mixed beverages, strong beer and wine (News, Greg Horton, “Double trouble,” Aug. 24, Oklahoma Gazette).
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
 
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