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  • 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 | 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  | 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 | 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.


    Published: Wed, Jul 15, 2015

    Food briefs

  • KISS founders to open Rock & Brews in Oklahoma City

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor | 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.

  • Turning the Table on Hunger continues to engage popular chefs to feed Oklahoma City's homeless residents

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor | Updated: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Chef Christine Dowd and her crew from Aunt Pittypat's Catering showed up recently to take charge of the kitchen at the day shelter at WestTown Resource Center, 1724 NW 4 St., to serve about 300 of Oklahoma City's homeless residents.

  • Food news in Oklahoma

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Wed, Jul 8, 2015

    Oklahoma food news and notes

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Oklahoma food briefs

    By Dave Cathey Food Editor | Published: Wed, Jun 24, 2015

    Oklahoma food briefs

  • 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.


    BY STEVE LACKMEYER Business Writer | Updated: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Before Graham Colton was a national recording artist, and before Brian Bogert was a successful restaurateur, the pair were friends at Heritage Hall dreaming up a future that now is set to include opening a restaurant and concert venue on downtown’s Film Row. The two admit they spent a few...

  • Oklahoma City-area food industry loses another pioneer with death of Joe Dodson

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor | Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    The Oklahoma City food industry lost one of its earliest pioneers last week when Joe Dodson died at age 91 on June 9.


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