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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Restaurant Reviews

Raw appeal

Bricktown gives you the entertainment, the view, and now the food, too.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
In the Raw Sushi
200 S. Oklahoma
intherawsushi.com
702-1325

What works:
ahi tuna nachos and affordable specialty rolls
What needs work:
Non-sushi items need a little more thought.
Tip:
Park in the lot on the other side of the building or across the street.
 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

OKG7 resolution-worthy stops

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott

The season of indulging is over. And whether or not your pants are too tight after the smorgasbord of holiday treats, committing to a year of healthier eating is a good resolution for everyone.

 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Hit me, baby, one more Thai

Spoon lets you have your curry, and your fried rice, too.


Restaurant Reviews

Marisa Mohi
Spoon Restaurant: Fine Thai Cuisine
1428 W. Britton
286-9179

What works:
simple menu with all the favorite Thai dishes
What needs work:
The décor does little to hide that the building used to be a fast-food restaurant.
Tip:
The restaurant itself is tiny. Call ahead if you have a large group.
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Midtown medley

This fusion spot is so delicious, you might just want to cry.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Foodies Asian-American Diner
1220 N. Hudson
Facebook
235-1111

What works:
affordable, tasty Asian treats. Ramen is très spicy.
What needs work:
communication with waiter
Tips:
Seat yourself, but be sure to look at daily specials first.

 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

OKG7 places to shake it up

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott

It’s a new year and time to branch out. Whether it’s an unfamiliar restaurant or an old favorite in a new location, mix things up a little by venturing outside your normal eating habits.

 
Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Friendly as pie

If you’ve a hankering for a pastry filled with fruit or meat, no need to make an Arbuckles retreat.


Restaurant Reviews

Kinsey Crocker
Arbuckle Mountain Fried Pies
3721 N.W. 50th
946-1300

What works:
dessert fried pies
What needs work:
Not the place to go if you are looking to dine-in.
Tip:
If you can’t decide, just ask for a sample. 
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

OKG7 spicy stops for curry

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


OKG7 Dining

Jenn Scott
It's cold outside, and you want something to eat that will warm you up from the inside out. If you're craving something spicy, curry is the only answer.
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Pig out

Van’s Pig Stands have been feeding hungry Oklahomans for more than 80 years.


Restaurant Reviews

Doug Hill
Van’s Pig Stand
320 N. Porter, Norman
364-0600
pigstands.com
What worked:
outstanding hickory smoked barbecue that rivals any of the best in the country
What needs work:
The baked beans need bolder flavor.
Tip:
tried-and-true Oklahoma family recipes at a reasonable price        
 
Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Artistic appetite

Italian Jim’s and Bella Forte work together to create great food and unique blown-glass artwork.


Restaurant Reviews

Stephanie Bice
Italian Jim’s Restaurant
13 S. Broadway, Edmond
italianjims.net
285-8800

What works:
eggplant ratatouille and lasagna
What needs work:
fettuccine Alfredo sauce
Tips:
Reservations of eight or more are accepted. If possible, ask to sit in the dining area that overlooks the glass studio.
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Bar none

The Sushi Bar provides metro sushi-lovers with a tasty experience.


Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
The Sushi Bar
1201 N.W.178th, Edmond
thesushibar.com
285-8484

What works:
Hamachi Kama and All ’Bout Tuna are tasty.
What needs work:
slow service, noisy dining room, some overly complicated rolls
Tips:
Call ahead if you think it might be busy. Consider sitting at the bar.

 
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
 
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