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Flix doesn't scrimp on food or beer offerings for date night

Flix Brewhouse is a cinema with a microbrewery and full-service restaurant. The Food Dude takes its menu on a test run.

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Michael Paske's passing triggers reflection among local dining community

Last week, the local dining community was sent into mourning when depression claimed a beloved member of its kitchen brigade....

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Edmond-based bistro shutters due to COVID-19

Livegrass Butcher + Bistro has suspended operations and will look to reopen in a new format more conducive to operating during...

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Whine not for Wine dinners

As we cross the half-year mark of the ongoing pandemic, local restaurants have found ways to resuscitate bits of normalcy. Wine...

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Oklahoma pumpkin carver Daniel Miller and his team advance on the first episode of 'Halloween Wars' Season 10

The first episode of Season 10 is reairing at 10 tonight on Food Network.

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Melba's Swap Shop

SERVE FRITTATA FOR ANY MEAL DEAR MELBA: A frittata is an Italian omelet. Try this one. It's good for any meal — breakfast,...

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Meat-ing in the middle

EDMOND — Back in March, the partners behind Livegrass Butcher + Bistro were all set for their grand opening when the...

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Red Rooster, Goro lose chefs too soon

On this Labor Day, let's remember the travails the dining industry currently face and the tragedy of two losses too soon...

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405 diningscape progress stalled but not stifled by pandemic

News and notes from the 405 diningscape from Livegrass Butcher + Bistro, Golden Chick, The Jones Assembly, Castle Falls, Cafe...

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5 interesting last meals Oklahoma death row inmates chose

Imagine you’re just hours away from being executed by the state of Oklahoma: What would your last meal be?

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Long-awaited Flix Brewhouse opens in OKC

The eagerly anticipated first Oklahoma location in the burgeoning Texas cinema chain opened Wednesday - in time to show...

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Norman Farm Market temporarily relocates, transitions to fall market

NORMAN — The Norman Farm Market has temporarily relocated through Sept. 9 to the parking lot north and east of its current...

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Made in Oklahoma uses downtown to upgrade classic recipes

Gatherings won’t be what we’re used to this football season, but that doesn’t mean we can’t eat like we live in tailgating...

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Melba's Swap Shop

IT'S SALAD TIME DEAR MELBA: I know you've said it's salad time, and I agree. The dressing is the main part of a flavorful...

Farzaneh brothers support education, housing, other causes in central Oklahoma

BusinessApr 28, 2019

MOORE — Revolution didn’t break out in Iran 40 years ago until after the Farzaneh brothers left to study architecture at the University of Oklahoma, but its effects reached around the world and lay a heavy weight on both of them. “Because of...

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Pandemic only heightens Homeless Alliance's mission

Among the many unpleasant realities of the pandemic experience is anxiety’s promotion to a vaguely tactile phenomena. Could be...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: The Jones County Fair planned at Jones Assembly

The Jones Assembly chef team will be preparing classic fair foods like funnel cakes, caramel apples, corn on the cob, corn dogs...

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Flatlander Coffee owner gives back to community of coffee growers

EDMOND — Sharie Wilkins loves a good cup of coffee. She loves the people who make up what she calls the “coffee community.” But...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Off the Hook closes south location thanks to slow travel traffic

As summer begins to set, unfortunately COVID-19 concerns are not and the damage they're doing to the 405 diningscape shows a...

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Melba's Swap Shop

MACARONI SALAD GOOD ANY TIME DEAR MELBA: A reader named Mary recently asked for a recipe for macaroni salad. She might want to...

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Charcoal Oven will reopen in the fall

Neither Chick-a-Doodle-Doo sandwiches nor Suzy-Q Fries have been available for almost four years, but that soon will change...

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Easy Thai-inspired dish has a slightly spicy edge

Here's a taste of Thai cuisine. Peanut-flavored sauce with a slight spicy edge coats chicken for this quick meal. Skewers are...

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To-go drinks an elixir for public, a lifeline for business

DETROIT — The coronavirus is shaking up America's liquor laws. At least 33 states and the District of Columbia are temporarily...

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Citizens Bank of Edmond matching donations to Regional Food Bank

Citizens Bank of Edmond has launched a campaign to raise funds to feed 50 children for an entire year through the Regional Food...

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Grace doesn't have to be amazing, just consistent

The Oklahoman's Food Editor and Food Dude Columnist talks with operators from the local dining scene to share the point of view...

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Fair concessions go mobile

Food from the Oklahoma State Fair will be available through the weekend starting Thursday for to-go pickup at the State...

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Signs of change begin to show in local dining community

By the time this pandemic is over, the 405 diningscape will certainly look different, and some of those changes have already...

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Don’t let summer pass by without grilling something delicious

If you supply an answer for the mosquitoes, the Made in Oklahoma Coalition has your recipes covered. Late summer is prime time...

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Melba's Seap Shop

CHEESY MADE EASY DEAR MELBA: Tired of planning and preparing a complete menu every day? How about grilled cheese sandwiches and...

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Coronavirus crisis: These 19 groceries have driven up your bill the most during pandemic

Americans have been going to the grocery store not just because they want to stock up, but also likely because some have had to...

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Melba's Swap Shop

SUMMER, TIME FOR FRESH VEGETABLES DEAR MELBA: It's summertime and time for gathering fresh vegetables and preparing them. Try...

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Take a break for cake

When it comes to passing time during a pandemic, baking takes the cake. The undivided attention it requires might be hard to...

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Spicy salad features jerk seasoning

Jerk seasoning, a Jamaican specialty, helps create a spicy, one-dish salad that's perfect for hot summer evenings. This spice...

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From exhilaration to fatigue, home cooks assess new normal

It's been months since the coronavirus pandemic limited restaurant options and caused many people — even the most...

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'Still in shock': Beirut explosion hits home for OKC restaurateur

Richard Moorad's family has lived through a lot in Beirut, but Tuesday's explosion that killed at least 137 and wounded 5,000...

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Melba's Swap Shop

Nostalgic Wax DEAR MELBA: I have a sack full of candles, tapers, votives and many other sizes. Some have been burned. Some not....

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Community Table continues COVID-19 conversation from the kitchen

Those in the hospitality industry are fighting with every ounce of creativity to find answers as the pandemic's weight...

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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