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OKG Newsletter

Topic: summer

One tequila, two tequila

It’s like a beach vacation in your glass, whether served frozen or on the rocks.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
According to Gourmet magazine, the margarita is now the most popular cocktail in the U.S. Considering there are dozens of variations on the base recipe and thousands of Tex-Mex restaurants that serve only beer and margaritas, it’s easy to believe.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Shawn’s secret

Sushi doesn’t have to be fancy

Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Shawn's Sushi
5612 Northwest Expressway

What works: Inexpensive, but still tasty.
What needs work: The wait time, especially for to-go orders, is approaching unreasonable.
Tips: Albacore loin. For reals. You’ll thank me later.
Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Ice, ice baby

Declare independence from the heat with this summertime treat.


Jenn Scott
If you want to survive summer in Hades — er, Oklahoma City — you must be prepared to war with the heat.
Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Slippery when wet


Gazette staff
Ahh, to drink in the sights and sounds of an Oklahoma summer: Burgers on the grill!
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Wine wedding

Selecting the right spouse is important, but almost as tricky is serving the right wine.

Food and Drink Features

Christina Nihira
Wine has been served at weddings for centuries. With the summer months being an especially popular time for the exchange of nuptials, choosing the perfect wine can be daunting after couples have sent out the “Save the Date” cards.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Orange to gold?

A former OSU wrestler heads to London to compete in the 2012 Summer Olympics.


Greg Horton
Coleman Scott, a former NCAA champion at Oklahoma State University, secured the final spot on the U.S. Olympic wrestling team in June. Despite winning the Olympic team trials in April, he still had to win a tournament in New York City to earn his place in the 132-pound (60 kg) weight class for London.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Torch slinger

A Tulsa doctor played his part in the Olympics torch run


Susannah Waite
As president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, Tulsa pediatrician Robert Block carried the Olympic torch through Oxford, England, as it made its way to London for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Get the scoop

How many licks does it take to celebrate National Ice Cream Month?

Food and Drink Features

Christina Nihira
Ice cream is more than just 31 flavors. Scads of franchises dot the metro, ready to scoop out summer’s classic dessert. Ice cream is good any way you dip it, but wouldn’t you rather keep it local?
Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Thank you, birds!

Letters to the Editor

Kelley Steinhorn
Since I was a child, summer meant going through the season with legs and arms covered with large mosquito bites. If I was in a crowd of 500, I was the only one to emerge with bites.
Wednesday, August 1, 2012