• Landmark Oklahoma City restaurant goes up for auction

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Owner hoping for buyer to continue the eatery’s 51-year tradition of service in northeast Oklahoma City.

  • Coyle teacher brings agriculture into classroom

    By Melissa Pearson, For The Oklahoman | Published: Sat, Mar 28, 2015

    Connie Whitmore, of Coyle, is Oklahoma’s Ag in the Classroom teacher of the year. The statewide Ag in the Classroom program is coordinated by the Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry and the state Department of Education.

  • McDonald's gets into fashion

    Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Thanks to McDonald’s (MCD) you can now have your burger and wear it, too. McDonald’s has revealed a Big Mac clothing and lifestyle line in Sweden that includes raincoats, wallpaper, sheets, and even dog coats, Yahoo Finance reports. The items range from $40 to $45 and are available for purchase online. The stunt is part of McDonald’s “Imlovinit24” marketing campaign which produced events in 24 cities over the course of 24 hours. Other promotions included a Ne-Yo concert in Los Angeles and a giant coffee cup ball pit in Sydney, Australia.

  • St. Baldrick's OKC to benefit from H&8th

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    St. Baldrick’s, which raises money for childhood cancer research, will be the featured beneficiary of H&8th Night Market in Oklahoma City.

  • Kraft to merge with Heinz to form new food giant

    Published: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Ketchup maker H.J. Heinz Co, owned by 3G Capital and Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc, is acquiring a majority stake in Kraft Foods Group Inc to create the third-largest North American food company, executives said on Wednesday. Shares of Kraft were up more than 38 percent near $85 in morning trading, Reuters reports.

  • Taste of Midwest City to be held in April

    By Kay Hunt, For The Oklahoman | Published: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Sponsored by the Midwest City Chamber of Commerce 2015 Leadership Class, Taste of Midwest City will feature numerous local restaurants, a silent auction and exposition tables featuring sponsor businesses and organizations.

  • When life gets busy, Wing It!

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Published: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    The Food Dude shares recipes for chicken wings.

  • Oklahoma food briefs for March 25

    Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Food briefs for March 25.


    Published: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Melba Lovelace shares recipes, insights and inspiration in her weekly swap shop.

  • Oklahoma Cooking classes

    Published: Wed, Mar 25, 2015

    Oklahoma cooking classes, March 25

  • Curried lamb meatballs are a savory Easter treat

    Jana Stocks Brown, Deseret News | Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    With Easter on the way, it's a great time to find ground lamb on sale and to try these curried lamb meatballs.

  • Innovative Restaurant Delivery Service Brings Dinner to Your Doorstep

    Carla Meadows | Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    No time to cook? See how America's changing family eating habits are sprouting up new hyperlocal businesses designed to serve today's Modern Family.

  • Cafe Kacao to expand operations into downtown; Food Dude giddy with anticipation

    Dave Cathey | Updated: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    First The Oklahoman returns to downtown, then the owners of Cafe Kacao decide to open a new restaurant just blocks away. Coincidence? If you know me, you probably think not. But I assure you I do not own a stake in the soon-to-arrive La Condesa, owned by Luidgi Del Cid and his mother Veronica. There […]

  • H&8th Returns Friday with Industry Flea and even more beer

    Dave Cathey | Published: Mon, Mar 23, 2015

    If it’s the last week of March, the weekend everybody’s working toward includes the first H&8th Night Market of 2015. The food-truck driven phenomenon returns for its fourth full season, spanning the stretch of North Hudson Avenue between NW 6 and NW 10 streets in Midtown. Hours are 7 to 11 p.m., but crowds typically […]

  • Cowboy-Style Cook-Off

    By Shelby Holcomb, OSU | Updated: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    OSU alumna shows off game time goodies on ‘Rachael Ray Show’

  • Lawsuit claims arsenic levels 'unsafe' in low-cost wines

    Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    A class action lawsuit claims dozens of California wineries produced wine with dangerously high levels of arsenic, USA TODAY reports. The lawsuit was filed Thursday in California Superior Court. It claims the 28 wineries knowingly violated California law by producing wine contaminated with arsenic and failing to inform consumers about the potential dangers.

  • Heard on Hurd returns to downtown Edmond

    By Nathan Poppe, Entertainment Writer | Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    Citizens Bank of Edmond leads charge with Heard of Hurd, a music, shopping and food truck festival.

  • Bit o' Irish colors Norman's Campus Corner celebration green

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Mar 19, 2015

    O’Connell’s Irish Pub and Grill on Tuesday held its 47th annual party in honor of St. Patrick’s Day on Campus Corner in Norman.

  • Education uncorked: Wine Forum of Oklahoma is a bonanza of wine and opportunity

    BY DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Updated: Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    The Food Dude visits with members of Oklahoma State University’s student executive committee for the Wine Forum of Oklahoma 2015 to find out the ins and outs of the bienniel April event.

  • Starbucks meeting: #RaceTogether and delivery

    Published: Wed, Mar 18, 2015

    Perhaps this is how more annual meetings will look in the future — public discussions from the top on hot-button business and social issues, USA TODAY reports. Wednesday's Starbucks (SBUX) annual shareholders' meeting will be clearly divided into two segments. The business part will focus on Starbucks' plans to announce a food and beverage delivery test likely to begin this year. This is key for Starbucks as retail trends show consumers continuing to shop less at brick-and-mortar stores and increasingly online.