Cinco de Queso from Taco Bueno
May 01, 2013
Taco Bueno will offer a new queso for five centavos on Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, with the proceeds going to the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma.
If you happen to be out of town this Cinco, you can still get a 2-ounce serving of the new queso with tortilla chips at locations in Texas, Kansas,... Read More
Maneet Chauhan Maximizes OKC Visit
April 24, 2013
James Beard Award Winning Celebrity Chef and judge of Food Network’s hit show “Chopped,” Maneet Chauhan has partnered with ProStart to include future culinary students in her tour stop of Oklahoma City.
Maneet will be in town as part of her tour with co-author, Daily Food & Wine Founder and Jetset... Read More
Hn8th's Second Foray will have a new look
April 24, 2013
The H&8th Night Market returns Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. on Hudson Avenue between NW 7 and 8 Street. The season opener in March drew an estimated 2,500 folks, which has inspired some changes.
“We’re all incredibly inspired by the way the community has embraced this celebration of food and music,” said... Read More
Charcuterie Classes to be offered at Francis Tuttle
April 01, 2013
American charcuterie teacher Kate Hill and French farmer/butcher Dominique Chapolard will be in Oklahoma City on April 16 and 17 as a guest of the Culinary Arts program at Francis Tuttle CareerTech, 12777 N Rockwell.
This is a hands-on workshop with Dominique and Kate, who will help students discover the French... Read More
The coming cold calls for Carne Guisada
December 23, 2012
Yeah, yeah, we gotta little Christmas to throw here in a couple days, but let us not forget about the big cold front coming and how it will necessitate some comfort food. In case I haven’t made it perfectly clear, that’s going to mean something from South of the Border. Namely, carne guisada — or... Read More
November 21, 2012
Here’s some last-minute Thanksgiving cooking advice from my pal Joshua Harlow with Jones Public Relations on how to apply technology to your feast.
The Holiday season sure did come quickly this year. Tomorrow, Oklahomans will gather together to celebrate Thanksgiving. Each of us has our favorite traditions and... Read More
Idabel Native to Appear on "Chopped"
November 20, 2012
As Del City’s chef Joshua Valentine continues his quest for “Top Chef” dominance, another Oklahoma-based chef will make a national television appearance.
Tabb Singleton, who is currently executive sous chef at Emeril Lagasse’s NOLA Restaurant in New Orleans and a 1997 graduate of Idabel High... Read More
Thanksgiving Restaurant Openings
November 14, 2012
Many of us won’t be cooking this Thanksgiving because we know a number of local restaurants are willing to do it for us. If you’re one of those folks, please remember that those serving and cooking for you are sacrificing time with their family so can spend more time with yours. So tip double!
Here’s a list... Read More
"Top Chef" Podcast returns
November 09, 2012
To better follow the exploits of chef Joshua Valentine, late of the Divine Swine and The Coach House, as he eyes the $125,000 prize, which lies in the Emerald City of Seattle.
Ironic that an Oklahoma City chef goes on the largest culinary stage in America for the first time whilst in the one place where Oklahoma... Read More
I'm Serving Up Victory Downtown on Friday
October 31, 2012
VI Marketing and Branding will celebrate its 10th Annual Chili Cook Off on Friday, Nov. 2, by taking to the streets. The downtown chili party and United Way fundraiser is open to the public from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 125 Park Ave. And I will be teaching Oklahoma how to make chili as it was intended: Texas style.... Read More
Outstanding in the Field Comes to Edmond on Sunday
October 17, 2012
Oklahoma dining continues its attempt to shoulder its way into national prominence gets a boost on Sunday when chef/artist/surfer Jim Denevan’s Outstanding in Field rolls into Edmond.
What began as a series of farm dinners in the late 1990s is now a roving culinary rock show that dazzles local foodies,... Read More
Local, Cattlemen's on BBC America Tonight
October 16, 2012
Legendary Oklahoma City restaurant Cattlemen’s Steakhouse and up-and-coming Norman restaurant Local will be in the spotlight tonight on BBC America’s new show, “Chef Race: U.K. vs. U.S.”
From executive producer Jamie Oliver, the show pits eight British chefs against eight American chefs, against each... Read More
Benefit Set for "Post-Human" Production
September 19, 2012
If you’ve been following our food coverage at The Oklahoman for any amount of time, you’ve undoubtedly come across the work of videographer Kyle Roberts. Turns out, Kyle is much more than a videographer. He’s on the verge of becoming a full-fledged filmmaker.
Footsteps from seeing the dream in his mind... Read More
Chef Josh Valentine is Oklahoma's First "Top Chef" Contestant
September 19, 2012
Anyone with a discerning palate was heartbroken when the “for lease” sign went up in front of The Divine Swine Pork Bistro a few months ago. But then there was this cryptic handwritten note left on the door about how “life-changing opportunities” had been responsible for the shuttering.
Now it can be... Read More
Local Chefs to Compete in Pairsine on Thursday
September 10, 2012
Chef Michael Powell, fresh off his victory at the Oswalt Culinary Cook-Off, will compete in Thursday night’s Pairsine competition. Pairsine is the brain-child of Wine Country Network, Inc, a multi-platform media company, dedicated to educating consumers about wine, cuisine and travel. Oklahoma City is part of its... Read More
Tailgating Tome from Soonerland
August 28, 2012
Just in time for tailgating season is “The University of Oklahoma Cookbook” (Gibbs Smith, $14.99)
This hardcover with concealed spiral binding is the brainchild of Jen Elsner, whose passion for cooking and hosting game-day parties is only exceeded by her love of the Crimson and Cream. Elsner, who has a... Read More
July 10, 2012
OK, it’s time to fulfill a long, long overdue promise to post a street taco recipe. I reached back to some recipes I did late last year for Chefs Recipe Challenge. Below you’ll find the recipe for the fillings.
When you’re talking tacos, which I’m wont to do, you must understand the shells that come in a... Read More
Sunflower to Become Sprouts
May 29, 2012
Sprouts Farmers Market, one of the country’s leading natural foods grocers, and Sunflower Farmers Market, an independent chain of 37 natural foods stores, announced today the closing of the merger of the two companies. The combined company currently operates 144 stores, with six more scheduled to open this... Read More