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  • 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...

  • Chef Chad Willis wins Oklahoma Taste of Elegance with Asian-Inspired Pork Belly

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014

    Chef Chad Willis won the 2014 Oklahoma Taste of Elegance competition, which is sponsored by the Oklahoma Pork Council. His winning dish centered around pork belly and stood out for its flawless execution.

  • Pizza Revolution: Locals put their spin on the traditional pizza joint

    BY DAVE CATHEY, FOOD EDITOR | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014

    An Oklahoma City restaurant group introduces Revolve Pizza Kitchen, a fast-casual concept serving made-from-scratch pizza and pasta.

  • Oklahoma State Fair: For vendors, a fare fight

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, Sep 10, 2014

    When the 108th Oklahoma State Fair begins Thursday, patrons will have numerous new food options.



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