LOVER OF LOCAL
Thanksgiving might be over, but delicious seasonal eating doesnt have to be. Newly opened Earth to Urban at 1235 S.W. Second is an excellent source for all things involving fall fare. This food hub stays open year-round and is chock-full of local, in-season produce and homemade items.
Come in for pumpkin butter, chemical-free greens or fresh veggies. Get to know your local suppliers, and take an active role in sustaining farmers in your area. In the meantime, fill your plate with vibrant, healthy and homegrown goods.
Want to take a more active role?
Check out the American Independent Business Alliance at amiba.net for more information about the America Unchained campaign.
PUT A WEDGE INTO WAKING UP
Rushing around in the morning with no time to prepare a healthy breakfast? Wedge Pizzeria, 4709 N. Western, has you covered!
For $5, get your hands on a piping-hot cup o Elemental Coffees joe
and a breakfast wrap or vegetarian quiche, made fresh every morning
on-site. Grab-n-Go Breakfast starts at 7 a.m. and runs until 10 a.m. or
when the goods are gone! Cinnamon rolls may be coming soon, we hear ...
ITS SEIS FOR QDOBA
brand Qdoba Mexican Grill swung open its doors on Nov. 21 to its newest
location in the metro area at 2145 S.W. 104th. This is the first
OKC-area restaurant to feature Qdobas new building design. All Qdobas
are locally owned and operated by franchise group DCW Investments LLC,
which also owns a number of Sonic locations in the area.
miss out on the brand-new tea leaves at T, an Urban Teahouse, 7518 N.
May. Try out the pear spice white, rumored to taste like spiced, baked
pears from the oven.
youre in, do some holiday shopping for the tea lovers in your family.
Follow T on Twitter (@ urbanteahouse) for updates on new flavors and
S & Bs Burger Joint, 5929 N. May, has slated its second annual Santas Hamburger Helpers for Tuesday.
year, Christmas was much happier for five local families who otherwise
would have had zilch for the holiday. This year, S & B has partnered
with Sunbeam Family Services to take care of seven needy fams.
If youd like to contribute to the cause, call 843-8777.
Culinary Miracles owner Holly Geller is a multitasker who never seems to slow down. Her distinguishing features include holly Geller red hair, a thick Boston accent and an infectious, can do attitude.
or night person: Both. Position: A chef, consultant, caterer,
culinary instructor, product demonstrator at department stores, and work
at the Williams-Sonoma call center in customer service.
Die and come back as: Julia Child.
the International Association of Culinary Professionals, I assisted her
each year in demonstrations, and she would always remember me from year
to year. She was so gracious.
Look-alike: No one has ever told me I look like someone.
Food youd never eat: Organ meats no hearts, no kidney, no gizzards. If I cant recognize it on my plate, I wont eat it.
Of all the extensive culinary luminaries youve met, youd like to cook with: Marcella Hazan.
Came to OKC: From Boston in 1977.
happening: The other day at a catering job, a guest asked for a
Perrier, and I turned to one of the girls and told her it was fizzy in a
green bottle. She came back with broccoli because it was green and she
didnt understand what I said. Blame that on the Boston accent!
local restaurants like to run daily specials. We asked our Facebook
fans where they go for their favorites? Here are some of the verbatim
month at S&Bs you can get any full size specialty burger for $5
(its their 2yr anniversary.) They also have Fatty Friday ($4 full size
fatty burgers) and Mondays are normally $5 full size burgers, too. They
also have other deals during the week. Erica Cranford
Brisket and Sausage Special at Swadleys Bar-B-Q. Half pound of meat,
two of their delicious sides, toast and a drink for $10.89. Killer
deal. Curt Breuklander
Well there is the obvious $3 burger night at McNellies Amy Robinson
Half-price rolls and cheap cocktails at Pachinko Parlor! Christine Eddington
Blue plate specials at Bricktown Brewery and at Bricktown Brewery at Remington Park! Chuck Shepherd