Dave Cathey
Features Food Editor
The Oklahoman's food editor, Dave Cathey, keeps his eye on culinary arts and serves up news and reviews from Oklahoma’s booming food scene.

  • Made in Oklahoma Coalition inspires cooking outdoors with three recipes

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

    The Made in Oklahoma Coalition offers three recipes aimed at grilling nirvana to celebrate National Barbecue Month.

  • 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.

  • Recipe: Sizzling BBQ Pizza

    Published: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Recipe: Sizzling BBQ Pizza

  • Recipe: BBQ Chopped Steak Salad with BBQ Ranch Dressing

    Published: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Recipe: BBQ Chopped Steak Salad with BBQ Ranch Dressing

  • Recipe: BBQ Ranch Dressing

    Published: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Recipe: BBQ Ranch Dressing

  • Recipe: Grilled Vegetables in BBQ Butter Sauce

    Published: Wed, May 20, 2015

    Recipe: Grilled Vegetables in BBQ Butter Sauce

  • Mutt's Sold to Edmond couple

    Dave Cathey | Published: Tue, May 19, 2015

    On Monday Kevin and Laurel Wilkerson finalized purchase of Mutt’s Amazing Hot Dogs from independent restaurateur Chris Lower and his partners. The Wilkersons are both retired Army, Kevin is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma. The couple, who live in Edmond, got into the restaurant business opening Marco’s Pizza franchises in the Oklahoma City […]

  • Craft Beer Festival Moving Indoors; Beer-sharing fantasies revealed

    Dave Cathey | Published: Fri, May 15, 2015

    Oklahoma’s notorious weather has once again tested the resourcefulness of its residents, this time targeting those determined to celebrate craft beer. As usual, red-dirters have reacted with aplomp, moving the The Oklahoma Craft Beer Festival, which is Saturday, inside the Cox Convention Center. The sold-out event is a congregation of beer-makers and beer-lovers, which inspired […]

  • 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.

  • Slaughter's Hall serving sandwich to help turn the tables on hunger

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Updated: Tue, May 5, 2015

    The Food Dude partners with Slaughter’s Hall to make Banh Mucho sandwich, which will benefit The Homeless Alliance as part of Turning the Table on Hunger.

  • Beef fajitas recipe

    Published: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    Beef fajitas recipe

  • Countdown to Cinco de Mayo: Pork, beef and shrimp on the grill.

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    The Food Dude hosts Open Flame at American Propane with guest chefs Kathryn Mathis and Marc Dunham to make a Cinco de Mayo-friendly cookout using pork, steak and shrimp.

  • Pickled red onions recipe

    Published: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    Pickled red onions recipe

  • Owner of Pepe's in Edmond dies at 80

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    Julian Gonzalez Sr., owner of Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant and Laredo’s, died April 19 at age 80, leaving behind a 60-year legacy in the restaurant business in the Oklahoma City metro area.

  • Rajas

    Updated: Tue, Apr 28, 2015

    Rajas

  • Cochinita Pibil recipe

    Published: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    Cochinita Pibil recipe

  • Prepare shrimp based on the season

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    A shrimp salad recipe from Central Texas chef Jack Gilmore’s first cookbook, “Jack Allen’s Kitchen.”

  • Mango Pico de Gallo

    Published: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    Mango Pico de Gallo

  • Chorizo rice recipe

    Published: Wed, Apr 29, 2015

    Chorizo rice recipe

  • Salsa Fresca recipe

    Updated: Wed, Apr 22, 2015

    Salsa Cruda 1 pound ripe tomatoes 2 to 6 serrano or jalapeno chiles 2 to 5 cloves garlic, peeled Half a white onion, deflamed and chopped fine 1/4 cup chopped cilantro Juice of half a small lime Salt and pepper to taste Combine all ingredients except the onions in a food processor and pulse to desired consistency. Transfer to a serving bowl and mix in the fresh onions.




Dave Cathey Mon, May. 25 2015 06:50:46 PM CST RT @HotDogOKC: Corndog pizza LINK
Dave Cathey Sat, May. 23 2015 11:32:14 PM CST @joewertz Leave me alone with your questions. I'm watching "The Runaways" -- again (and again and again).
Dave Cathey Sat, May. 23 2015 01:10:09 PM CST RT @billyeichner: Gays can now get married in Ireland so tonight I will be marrying THE EDGE.
Dave Cathey Sat, May. 23 2015 01:08:57 PM CST RT @Uptown23rd: Join us for the very first UPTOWN FARMERS MARKET! Last Sunday May thru October 11am-4pm on Walker btw 23rd/25th St. http://…
Dave Cathey Fri, May. 22 2015 06:24:49 PM CST RT @NewsOK: Oklahoma City tortilla maker Serapio's Tortilla Factory files for bankruptcy LINK
Dave Cathey Thu, May. 21 2015 10:42:15 PM CST @clutchfans The shot Curry hit afterward hurt, but not as much as Harden putting on the brakes on the break at the end.
Dave Cathey Thu, May. 21 2015 10:39:14 PM CST Harden just tripped on his beard and choked on it in the end. Wow #NBAPlayoffs
Dave Cathey Thu, May. 21 2015 08:11:41 PM CST @Buster_ESPN See Elvis Andrus up the middle vs. Pedroia.
Dave Cathey Thu, May. 21 2015 05:35:57 PM CST @ElwellEats @EdibleOkc Of course, you're invited!
Dave Cathey Thu, May. 21 2015 05:24:12 PM CST @EdibleOkc Sorry I missed the reception, we should probably lunch to make up for it.
Dave Cathey Thu, May. 21 2015 05:16:45 PM CST Please welcome @EdibleOkc to the Twitterhood and the 405. It's a gorgeous magazine chock-full of deliciosity. #itsabouttimewegotedible
Dave Cathey Thu, May. 21 2015 03:00:15 PM CST @IslandgirlOK @DishinAndDishes Lemongrass chicken. We had short ribs, too.
Dave Cathey Wed, May. 20 2015 03:38:51 PM CST Banh mi from @coriandercafe #nomnomnom LINK
Dave Cathey Wed, May. 20 2015 12:55:05 PM CST @DishinAndDishes Good place!
Dave Cathey Wed, May. 20 2015 10:17:19 AM CST Nic's at Night: Iconic Oklahoma City burger joint will expand come fall LINK
Dave Cathey Tue, May. 19 2015 07:27:21 PM CST RT @RonRuggless: On Your Bucket List? | @kfc brings back Col. Sanders w Darrell Hammond in role LINK LINK
Dave Cathey Tue, May. 19 2015 04:18:08 PM CST RT @okstatefair: TELL US: What is your favorite #FairFood to eat at the #okstatefair? #MILESOFSMILESOK LINK
Dave Cathey Tue, May. 19 2015 01:24:29 PM CST Restaurant News: @mutts_hot_dogs Sold to Edmond couple LINK
Dave Cathey Tue, May. 19 2015 01:09:43 PM CST Late lunch @WillsLobbyBar can't come fast enough. #ticktickticktick
Dave Cathey Tue, May. 19 2015 11:26:39 AM CST RT @Kent_Rollins: We look forward to sharing #ATasteofCowboy both in food and lifestyle @okfoodbank on #MemorialDay https://t.co/1uGBqx2v…

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