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OKG Newsletter


Topic: restaurant review

Still in Saigon

With diverse textures and flavors, the Saigon Baguette sandwiches are a gift from out of this world.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Saigon Baguette
2426 N. Classen Blvd.
524-2660
What works:
Barbecue pork banh mi and egg rolls for crazy cheap.
What needs work:
The line can get a little long.
Tips:
Take cash. The entrance is the door on the east side of the building.
 
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

OKG7 new spots on the block

Every week, we give you seven OKC-area restaurants to explore.


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott

There are new kids in town, and it’s only fair you give them a little attention to make them feel at home.

 
Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Bellissimo

Indulge in sophisticated Italian cuisine served in elegant, contemporary surroundings.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
Bellini’s Ristorante & Grill
6305 Waterford Blvd.
bellinis.net
848-1065
What works:
Great service in a charming atmosphere.
What needs work:
One dish’s flavor was subtle to a fault.
The tip:
Go with the daily specials using local, in-season produce.  
 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

The whole enchilada

House-made tortillas are the just the beginning of benevolent offerings from this Flavor Country.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Alvarado's Mexican Restaurant
1000 E. Second, Edmond
alvaradosmexican.com
359-8860

What works:
Tortilla soup and tacos poblanos are must-haves.
What needs work:
Thanks to a college crowd, it can get pretty busy.
The tip:
If you want a hotter salsa, ask for it.
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012

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

Before you GoGo

To-go or to-stay, this sushi emporium is sure to satisfy.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
GoGo Sushi Express and Grill
1611 S. I-35 Service Road, Moore
gogosushinow.com
794-3474

What worked:
delightful tempura and competent sushi
What needs work:
removing the big-screen TVs from the walls
The Tip:
affordable sushi and grilled dishes in a casual atmosphere
 
Wednesday, August 22, 2012

OKG7 places to watch the game

Every week, we give you seven OKC-area restaurants to explore.


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott

Do you have home-game tickets this college football season? If you don’t, you’ll need somewhere to get your fill of the gridiron. So find a big screen and some food, and have as much fun as the people in the stadium.

 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Burger bistro

The changing of the season brings in menu changes at this Midtown upscale diner.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Kaiser's American Bistro
1039 N. Walker
kaisersbistro.com
232-7632

What works:
juicy burgers, tasty soups
What doesn’t work:
The au jus on the french dip is kind of “au no.”
Tips:
Milkshakes make every meal better.
Things change.
People change. And sometimes, most devastatingly, menus change.
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Silky smooth

Dinner with a view awaits at Silks, the upscale restaurant of Remington Park.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Silks Restaurant
1 Remington Place
remingtonpark.com
425-3280

What works:
great view of the track and tasty appetizers
What needs work:
better communication among staff
Tips:
Make a reservation and plan to stay the entire evening. It’s all about the view.
 
Wednesday, September 5, 2012

Southern special

Bring your appetite and your non-vegetarian friends for a meal full of comforts and carbs.


Restaurant Reviews

Christina Nihira
Red’s Southern Diner
840 W. Danforth, Edmond
509-2635
redsoutherndiner.com

What works:
anything fried, creamed corn
What doesn’t work:
wimpy salad
Tips:
Biscuits and creamed corn complete the meal.
 
Tuesday, September 11, 2012
 
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