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  • UPDATED: The Haunted House has risen from the dead

    Dave Cathey | Updated: 22 hr ago

    It's official, the the house that sits at the end of the lane called Miramar Drive is haunting again starting. After more than half a century in operation followed by a couple of months dark, The Haunted House reopens with a new owner and name. The new owner is Patrick M. Boylan, who made is...

  • Oklahoma City restaurant memories sought for book, video project

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor | Updated: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    The Food Dude provides updates on Oklahoma City-area food and restaurant news.

  • Rack 'em Up! If you want your grill to outshine the fireworks this July Fourth, fill it with ribs

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor | Published: Wed, Jul 1, 2015

    With many businesses observing the holiday on Friday, you'll have the perfect opportunity to prepare for something memorable for Independence Day. With a little attention to detail and fine-tuning, pork ribs are as good as it gets.

  • Cafe Condesa, Anchor Down open downtown

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Tue, Jun 30, 2015

    Downtown dining took a big step forward with two recent openings. Last week, Cafe Condesa, 300 Park Ave., opened in the vacant space adjacent to the east side of the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library. Owned by the Del Cid family, who have the city's best breakfast stop in Cafe Kacao in the...

  • What’s your i’cue? Most recent Open Flame aims to raise outdoor cooking intellect

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor | Published: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    Our most recent Open Flame event was inspired by classic barbecue. With help from Back Door BBQ’s Kathryn Mathis and Kenny Talle, along with Scott Sears of Primo Ceramic Grills, the event in Oklahoma City presented pork, fish and beef in both straightforward and offbeat interpretations.

  • Haynes brothers expand their father's Oklahoma City restaurant legacy

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor | Published: Sun, Jun 21, 2015

    David and Rick Haynes have made careers of serving in their father's honor, maintaining, and expanding the legend of Johnnie Haynes, founder of Johnnie's Charcoal Broiler.

  • Western wears on despite growing competition; VZD's reboot nears, The Sandwich Club Opens

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    Before Midtown, Uptown, the Plaza District or even Bricktown, the North Western Avenue corridor was Oklahoma City’s vanguard for restaurants and night life, drawing a major portion of local discretionary funds. Charlie Newton’s, Magnolia Café, Cappucino’s and Cuisine 43 took turns as...

  • Tasting Room hosts NoName Ranch dinner and you should be there

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Thu, Jun 18, 2015

    On Friday night, The Tasting Room , 4322 N Western Ave., will host the first of a series of dinners spotlighting local producers. First up is Bruce and Joan Buechner of NoName Ranch, which produces all-natural beef raised and processed in Wynnewood. The Buechners raise a unique breed of...


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