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  • Wake up to a Made in Oklahoma breakfast

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, Oct 15, 2014

    The Made in Oklahoma coalition offers three breakfast recipes and the Oklahoma State Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry issues a challenge to state schools to use local products.

  • Viceroy Grille makes Ambassador Hotel a must-visit for locals in Oklahoma City

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Tue, Oct 14, 2014

    The Food Dude visits the Viceroy Grille and chef Leo Novak in the new Ambassador Hotel in Oklahoma City’s Midtown.

  • Moni's in Oklahoma City is on the money with new owners

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Tue, Oct 7, 2014

    The Food Dude writes about Oklahoma City dining news, including new owners at Moni’s, a new chef at The George, the return of Outstanding in the Field, a new restaurant in Norman and the impending arrival of Alex Guarnaschelli.

  • Valentine leaves The George and other news to chew on

    Dave Cathey | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Four months after opening The George Prime Steakhouse, executive chef Josh Valentine has resigned and chef Chad Willis will step in to take over. The George, which sits atop the historic Founders Tower, is owned by Kevin George, who says Valentine’s departure is completely amicable and simply a...

  • New R&J supper club presents the cocktail lounge as art

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, Oct 1, 2014

    Chef/partners Russ Johnson and Jonathon Stranger recently opened the R&J Lounge and Supper Club, which takes the best of a bygone era and combines it with modern convenience and progress to create a bar experience that’s both familiar and unique.

  • Going South: Oklahoma City's Open Flame chefs draw inspiration from south of the border

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Tue, Sep 23, 2014

    The Food Dude welcomes local Oklahoma City chefs to American Propane for a night of grilling inspired by points south of the U.S. border, including Mexico, Peru and Brazil.

  • Clambake redux: Rococo plans September sequel

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    Rococo’s second-ever clambake was such a resounding success earlier this summer, owner/chef Bruce Rinehart immediately scheduled a sequel on Sept. 27 t to accommodate those who couldn’t make it to the first one in mid-August.

  • Ludivine promises to give birth next H&8th

    Dave Cathey | Published: Fri, Sep 19, 2014

    The chefs who brought you Ludivine would like you to know their next concept will be born the evening of the next H&8th Night Market, which is Sept. 26. The R&J Lounge and Supper Club, 320 NW 10 St., is named for chef/partners Russ Johnson and Jonathon Stranger, who have spent the better...



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