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  • Island Influence: Caribbean flavor wins favor at Open Flame event in Oklahoma City

    BY DAVE CATHEY | Published: Wed, Jul 23, 2014

    The Food Dude serves up Caribbean flavors with help from veteran Oklahoma City Ryan Parrott at the most recent “Open Flame” at American Propane.

  • Happy birthday Haunted House and Jamil's

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    As I wrote in today’s Oklahoman, Oklahoma City restaurants Jamil’s Steakhouse and The Haunted House turn 50 this year. I’ve written extensively about both over the years, but few stories have been more fun to work on than the piece I did five years ago. Since I wrote this, we lost Vidaree King in...

  • Two Oklahoma City restaurants turn the big 5-0

    BY DAVE CATHEY | Published: Wed, Jul 16, 2014

    Oklahoma City’s Jamil’s Steakhouse and The Haunted House both turn 50 in 2014. The Food Dude has the details plus news and notes from around Oklahoma City’s growing dining scene.

  • Chiltepe's opens in Plaza District; Pierre Pierre joins Sara Sara

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Thu, Jul 10, 2014

    The Plaza District parking problems will only intensify as the up-and-coming entertainment district welcomes another outstanding eatery in Chiltepe’s Latin Cuisine and Bar, 1800 NW 16 St., which has its grand opening is Friday. Previously Antojitos Guatemaltescos, which developed a reputation for...

  • Local is as local does: Whiskey Cake doesn't act like a chain restaurant

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Updated: Tue, Jul 8, 2014

    The Food Dude writes about Whiskey Cake, an out-of-state franchise with local ambition.

  • Made in Oklahoma recipes light fuse on Fourth of July cookouts

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, Jul 2, 2014

    Made in Oklahoma: Star-spangled recipes shared for Fourth of July.

  • Rick Bayless confirmed as guest chef in October

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, Jul 2, 2014

    Dave Cathey, The Oklahoman’s Food Dude, shares news and insights from Oklahoma City’s growing culinary community.

  • H&8th expands to 10th Street; subsequently goes bananas

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Fri, Jun 27, 2014

    Another month, another record-setting attendance mark shattered and another expansion for the H&8th Night Market. For tonight’s June edition of the monthly street party, organizers have stretched the boundary up 10th Street and expanded the number of food trucks to 43. Event manager Brian...



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