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  • Oklahoma City restaurant memories sought for book, video project

    BY DAVE CATHEY Food Editor dcathey@opubco.com | 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 dcathey@opubco.com | 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 dcathey@oklahoman.com | 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.

  • VENUE MENU

    BY STEVE LACKMEYER Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.com | 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 dcathey@opubco.com | 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.

  • Oklahoma food briefs

    Published: Wed, Jun 17, 2015

    Oklahoma food briefs

  • Delta Cafe in Edmond closes doors

    BY RICHARD MIZE, Real Estate Editor | Published: Tue, Jun 9, 2015

    The Delta Cafe, 3301 S Boulevard, has been shuttered after almost 16 years in business in the Edmond Market Place shopping center.

  • Author will visit Cuppies and Joe in Oklahoma City on Wednesday

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Food writer Morgan Murphy will be in Oklahoma City at Cuppies and Joe to sign copies of his new book “Off the Eaten Path: On the Road Again,” which includes recipes from the local bakery and coffeehouse. Murphy also will venture to Scratch Kitchen and Cocktails in Norman.

  • Salted caramel chocolate cupcakes recipe

    Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Salted caramel chocolate cupcakes recipe

  • Recipe for Relief: Ludivine/R&J Supper Club's Russ Johnson comes to aid of Oklahoma City area homeless people

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, Jun 3, 2015

    Chef Russ Johnson gave his time and skills to support the Turning the Table on Hunger campaign, which brings Oklahoma City chefs to the Homeless Alliance’s day shelter at WestTown to prepare lunch for 300 homeless people, using only donated products and volunteer help.

  • If you don't think timing is everything, you don't know Jax Soul Kitchen in Norman

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Jax Soul Kitchen in Norman opened in the fall, but the seed was planted for it in 1981 when Jack Hooper opened the Red Parrot Cafe. Hooper’s notion that Norman would embrace Cajun and Creole flavors was just about a quarter-century ahead of its time.

  • Long-time Haunted House owner, Marian Thibault, passes away

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, May 27, 2015

    Marian Thibault, long-time owner of The Haunted House Restaurant in Oklahoma City, died May 22 at age 89. The restaurant, which closed in April, was auctioned to a new owner who will determine whether he can reopen The Haunted House by mid-May.

  • Nic's at Night: Iconic Oklahoma City burger joint will expand come fall

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, May 20, 2015

    The Food Dude catches up with Nic’s Grill owner Justin “Nic” Nicholas to talk about 17 years over a hot griddle and the new place he plans to open in the fall.

  • Stranger in a Range Land: The Farm at Carlton Landing is open for inspiration

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, May 13, 2015

    Chef Jonathon Stranger joins developer Grant Humphreys’ Carlton Landing team, bringing with him chefs Josh Valentine and Derick Reffner to plant seeds for what promises to be a home-grown culinary arts mecca.



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