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  • Tulsa chef takes top prize at state pork competition

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor dcathey@oklahoman.com | Updated: Tue, Aug 18, 2015

    The Taste of Elegance event sponsored by the Oklahoma Pork Council was won by Leland Spence from Renaissance Tulsa Hotel & Convention Center, who prepared Braised Pork Belly with Caramel Maple Foam and Smoked Sweet Potato-Goat Cheese Ravioli.

  • Producers Dinner Series continues with Walnut Creek

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Thu, Aug 13, 2015

    It's not too late to get a seat at the table at The Tasting Room, 4322 N Western Ave., for tonight's Producers Dinner with Walnut Creek Farms. The five-course dinner from chef Jonathan Groth begins at 6 p.m. Walnut Creek owner Kim Barker will be on hand to answer questions about the lamb he...

  • Cafe 501 in Edmond still feels oven-fresh two decades after opening

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor dcathey@opubco.com | Published: Wed, Aug 12, 2015

    What was supposed to be a humble little bakery was an instant success and quickly built up a consistent, passionate following. Cafe 501 in Edmond helped build the Holloway Restaurant Group, which now includes two 501 stores, Boulevard Steakhouse, The Martini Bar, Ice House and Park House in the...

  • KD visit is sweet surprise for kids

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor dcathey@opubco.com | Updated: Wed, Aug 5, 2015

    Oklahoma City Thunder star Kevin Durant made a surprise visit to a Moore Orange Leaf to help launch a challenge to children across the country to come up with creative ways to improve their communities.

  • Oklahoma City chef faces vast challenge in New Orleans this weekend

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor dcathey@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Aug 5, 2015

    Oklahoma's culinary Big Kahuna, Kurt Fleischfresser, is headed to Louisiana for the 12th annual Great American Seafood Cook-Off in New Orleans.

  • Can’t miss Swiss-Mexican fusion

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor dcathey@opubco.com | Published: Wed, Aug 5, 2015

    Today would've been my mother's birthday, and if she were still with us I would've loved to take her to her favorite restaurant in Austin, Texas, for her favorite dish, Enchiladas Suizas. I posted a blog about how a restaurant called Fonda San Miguel was to the Food Dude origin story what a...

  • Update on Nani-gate

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Thu, Jul 30, 2015

    Chefs Colin Stringer and Andon Whitehorn had the first of what could be a number of days in court before a local judge, pleading to operate their Japanese-Choctaw concept out of the home. Oklahoman reporter Graham Lee Brewer covered the hearing, which will pick up again in a few days. I'm...

  • Oklahoma City chefs gaining notice beyond borders

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Wed, Jul 29, 2015

    Last Sunday, chefs Jonathon Stranger and Russ Johnson's R&J Lounge and Supper Club was featured in the New York Times Travel section and this weekend chef Kurt Fleischfresser travels to New Orleans to compete with some of the countries top chefs. Not bad for the land of chicken-fried...



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