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Oklahoman Published: August 13, 2014
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IN BRIEF

okPORK event will benefit March of Dimes

The Oklahoma Pork Council (okPORK) has joined forces with March of Dimes to host a culinary pork competition at Taste of Elegance on Tuesday.

Oklahoma’s top chefs will bring innovative pork masterpieces to the competition and public tasting at Remington Park starting at 6:30 p.m. Up to 12 Oklahoma chefs will compete in the event, which includes a professional blind judging of the dishes, where each dish will be evaluated on its taste, appearance and originality.

Those attending can sample each dish and then nominate their favorite pork creation to win the People’s Choice Award.

March of Dimes is the event beneficiary this year.

Tickets are $20 and include one glass of wine or beer and samples of all the dishes. Call 415-1262 for reservations.

Food truck fest planned at airpark

The Skyline Food Truck Festival is scheduled for Aug. 23 at the OKC Downtown Airpark, 1701 S Western Ave. The festival will feature more than 30 local food trucks, concerts and a car show, starting at 9 a.m. Activities starting at 11 a.m. will include a kiddie park, a market of local merchants, silent auction and live local music on multiple stages throughout the day. The event benefits the Red Dirt Relief Fund, which provides a safety net of critical assistance for Oklahoma musicians in times of need. There is no cost to attend other than a $10 parking fee per car inside the park. VIP tickets are available at an additional price. For more information, go to skylinefoodfest.com.

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