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  • Bavarian dream: Oklahoma City's Fassler Hall is decked with German beer and gourmet sausage

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor dcathey@opubco.com | Published: Wed, Aug 26, 2015

    Elliot Nelson's Fassler Hall made its Oklahoma City debut in December, opening simultaneously with Nelson's Oklahoma-centric Dust Bowl Lanes and Lounge, in the heart of Midtown.

  • Cooking for Community: Oklahoma City-area chefs continue volunteer work on behalf of the Homeless Alliance

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor dcathey@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Aug 19, 2015

    The folks who eat lunch at Oklahoma City's WestTown day shelter regularly are always happy for a meal served by one of Oklahoma City's chefs. But when chef Jonathan Krell served them classic Beef Bolognese, response had never been as intense.

  • Oklahoma City native Rick Bayless returns to home town for October benefit

    By Dave Cathey Food Editor dcathey@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Aug 19, 2015

    Oklahoma City dining notes include items on Rick Bayless; The Drake Seafood and Oysterette and Thirst for a Cause, among others.

  • 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.

  • 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 food briefs

    By Dave Cathey Food Editor dcathey@oklahoman.com | Published: Wed, Aug 5, 2015

    Oklahoma food news in brief

  • 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.

  • Revamped Hollywood Corners opens as 'deli in the country' in north Norman

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Sat, Aug 1, 2015

    Country singer superstar Toby Keith partnered with Bob Thompson, owner of the Midway Grocery & Market near the University of Oklahoma, to revive Hollywood Corners store in north Norman, which had fallen into disrepair. It reopened recently as a delicatessen.

  • 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...

  • Odyssey to come to a close; restaurants coming fast, furious

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor dcathey@opubco.com | Updated: Tue, Jul 28, 2015

    Dave Cathey discusses this year's Odyssey de Culinaire and various restaurant openings and closings throughout Oklahoma.

  • Old haunt, new name SAME SPIRIT

    By Dave Cathey  Food Editor dcathey@oklahoman.com  | Updated: Wed, Jul 15, 2015

    Patrick M. Boylan talks about taking over the Haunted House Restaurant in Oklahoma City and how it has reopened on July 4 as J. Bruner’s at the Haunted House.

  • Lobsters and local producers return to Oklahoma this week

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor dcathey@opubco.com | Updated: Tue, Jul 14, 2015

    Rococo is bringing back it's third-annual clambake while Scissortail Farms is gearing up for a special dinner with The Tasting Room and hunters are gathering for James Beard Award winning blogger and author Hank Shaw's visit to The Farms at Carlton Landing.

  • FOOD BRIEFS

    Published: Wed, Jul 15, 2015

    Food briefs

  • KISS founders to open Rock & Brews in Oklahoma City

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor dcathey@oklahoman.com | Updated: Wed, Jul 8, 2015

    Rock & Brews, a national chain co-owned by rock legends Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley, is set to open in November near Quail Springs Mall in Oklahoma City, Simmons said in an interview that included his views on many subjects.



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