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  • Decadence strikes back: January diets fade as February offers multiple indulgences

    By Dave Cathey Food Editor dcathey@oklahoman.com | Updated: Tue, Feb 9, 2016

    Mardi Gras is over, but February indulgence rages on in the long-tail of Chinese New Year celebrations and Valentine's Day. The Lunar New Year officially started Monday, but celebrations will go on for the next couple of weeks. Tonight, I'll be at Szechuan Bistro for its annual party, and the...

  • Made in Oklahoma Coalition offers sweets and a savory for February

    By Dave Cathey Food Editor dcathey@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Feb 10, 2016

    In an effort to infuse your life with enough sweetness for two this Valentine's Day, the Made in Oklahoma Coalition has two decadent recipes plus something simpler for the whole family.

  • Hillbilly's offers updated down-home approach to dining in Oklahoma City

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor dcathey@oklahoman.com | Updated: Tue, Feb 2, 2016

    When Aly Branstetter became managing partner of the Oklahoma City restaurant formerly known as Hill Billy Po' Boys and Oysters, she was convinced subtle changes were all the comfort-food emporium needed to boost and sustain business. It's now Hillbilly's, but neither po' boys nor oysters have...

  • Super Bowl recipes offer tasty tributes inspired by last teams standing

    By Dave Cathey  Food Editor  dcathey@oklahoman.com  | Published: Wed, Feb 3, 2016

    The Oklahoman's Food Dude Dave Cathey offers Super Bowl recipes for Orange Crush sherbet and pulled pork, inspired by the Denver Broncos and Caroline Panthers, respectively.

  • Waffle Champion expands its brand

    By Dave Cathey Food Editor dcathey@oklakhoman.com | Updated: Tue, Jan 26, 2016

    Waffle Champion owner adds walk-up window, pop-up concept and food truck; eyes Tulsa.

  • Twelve Oaks to close; property for sale

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Thu, Jan 21, 2016

    As feared, Oklahoma's flagging economy has claimed another long-standing restaurant. Twelve Oaks restaurant, located east of Interstate 35 between Edmond and Guthrie, will close on February 15, according to co-owner Gregg Janes. Janes and his wife Lisa inherited the restaurant from his wife's...

  • January requires menu with variety

    By Dave Cathey Food Editor dcathey@oklahoman.com | Updated: Tue, Jan 19, 2016

    Three recipes from the Made in Oklahoma Coalition include a salad that can be upgraded to a light entree, an update on a lunch-pail classic and a chill-retardant soup.

  • Super bowls of chili

    By Dave Cathey Food Editor dcathey@oklahoman.com | Updated: Tue, Jan 19, 2016

    Robb Walsh's latest book, "The Chili Cookbook," goes beyond the beans-or-no-beans debate and sets a new standard for the classic American fare.



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