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Topic: Greg Horton

Operation drumstick

’Tis the season for metro restaurateurs to work with area nonprofits to ensure the needy enjoy traditional holiday meals.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton

The founders call it Turkey Tango. Every Thanksgiving, participating restaurants partner with the City Rescue Mission to provide Thanksgiving dinner for up to 800 of its clients.

 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Vintage vantage

Restaurant-recommended wines at liquor-store prices for your dining pleasure at Paseo Grill.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
What if you could buy a bottle of wine at your favorite wine shop and take it to dinner with you? Depending on where you shop and eat, you could save up to 200 percent off the cost on a restaurant wine list.
 
Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Wine, don’t whine

January will be an outstanding month for wine lovers in the state of Oklahoma.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Just so you know, it’s never too late to add resolutions to your New Year’s list. Add this one: Drink more wine.
 
Wednesday, January 4, 2012

‘Something has to change’

Baptist ministers push for database of child predators who have worked in churches.


News

Greg Horton
For several years, Wade Burleson, senior pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Enid, has pushed the Southern Baptist Convention to compile a list of sexual predators.
 
Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Family tradition

Jeremy Nickel, the son of the late Gil Nickel, continues his father’s tradition of making fine wine in the Napa Valley.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
When Muskogee native Gil Nickel died of cancer in 2003, his legacy in the wine world was already well-cemented.
 
Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Oscar-worthy wines

The Johndrows of OKC find their Napa Valley wines a top pick in the entertainment industry.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Every winter, some of the biggest names in the world of film gather in Park City, Utah, for the Sundance Film Festival. Begun in 1981 by Robert Redford, it’s become a magnet for superstar chefs, as well.
 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Help wanted

The holiday hangover contributes to a trying time for metro nonprofits.


News

Greg Horton
Christmas might be the season for giving, but the period that follows can be challenging for local charities, with many seeing a sharp decline in volunteers and donations.
 
Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Sicilian nose

The black grape of Italy is no longer the black sheep.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Think of a delicious Cru Beuajolais: bright-red fruit upfront, great balance and that smoky tar finish that takes a light wine and makes it serious.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Spirited reformation

Two grassroots organizations seek changes to Oklahoma’s liquor laws.


News

Greg Horton
Oklahomans might see some changes to their liquor laws this year. While one group is attempting to secure a state question on the November ballot about wine and strong beer in grocery stores, another organization is working with state lawmakers for parity in laws that affect breweries.
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Wine on tap

Edmond’s newest wine bar features access to some of the world’s best wines by the ounce.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Vin Dolce is in downtown Edmond because owner Melanie Chesser believes in downtown Edmond. Her new wine bar is located in the old TG&Y building at 16 S. Broadway.
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
 
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