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Business briefs: KD's opens doors to hungry fans

Retail business briefs for Dec. 12, 2013
Oklahoman Modified: December 11, 2013 at 9:55 pm •  Published: December 12, 2013

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KD's opens doors to hungry fans

Kevin Durant's much-anticipated restaurant in Lower Bricktown is officially open to the public. KD's, which serves Southern-inspired cuisine, hosted a grand opening event Wednesday at the new restaurant space at 224 Johnny Bench Drive. The restaurant is open 4 to 10 p.m. Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday. KD's menu includes items such as southern-style meat loaf and fried chicken and waffles.

Uptown Candy marks opening

Uptown Candy will celebrate its grand opening at Classen Curve at 10:30 a.m. Saturday. The event will feature a performance by Spaghetti Eddie from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. as well as photos with Santa, refreshments and a bounce house. Clothing and shoes will be 20 percent to 40 percent off all day at Uptown Kids. The store will also accept new, unwrapped toys to donate to the annual Red Andrews Dinner charity event.

Things heat up for Sriracha

The Southern California-based maker of Sriracha says it can't ship any more of its popular hot sauces to food distributors until next month because the state Department of Public Health is now enforcing stricter guidelines. The Los Angeles Times reported Wednesday that Huy Fong Foods says the regulations require the sauces be held for 35 days before they can be shipped. The action is the company's second setback in recent weeks. It's being sued by the Los Angeles suburb of Irwindale for eye-burning odors from its pepper sauce operation. Last month, a judge ordered Huy Fong to stop producing the odors until air-quality experts can determine how to mitigate them.

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