Dining Out

 
Dining Out


 
Ciao, Bella! With renovations and innovations, Bellini’s is serving up a big dose of fantastico.

Ciao, Bella! With renovations and innovations, Bellini’s is serving up a big dose of fantastico.

Ciao, Bella! With renovations and innovations, Bellini’s is serving up a big dose of fantastico. My parents used to have this wooden sign hung up above our kitchen counter that read, “If you’re afraid of butter, use cream.” The quote is a line from culinary chef Julia Child that they heard while watching reruns of
Broadway 10 Bar & Chophouse

Broadway 10 Bar & Chophouse

Broadway 10 Bar & Chophouse By Greg Horton The first restaurant from Provision Concepts is now open in Automobile Alley. Broadway 10 Bar & Chophouse is the newest steakhouse in Oklahoma City, and it’s led by two Hal Smith Restaurant Group veterans: Jeff Dixon and Aaron Soward. Both had senior management positions at Red Rock
Metro Wine Bar & Bistro

Metro Wine Bar & Bistro

Metro Wine Bar & Bistro delivers the goods for 25 years
By Greg Horton The Metro Wine Bar & Bistro has been in business for just over 25 years. Owner LaVeryl Lower opened The Metro across the street from The Coach House because at the time there was no place in town doing what she
Kaisers: New Lease on Life

Kaisers: New Lease on Life

Kaisers: New Lease on Life By Tim Farley Restoring its former glory and creating new memories for another generation of customers has become the driving force for the owners of Kaiser’s Diner & Ice Cream Parlor in Midtown. Most of the focus has been to carry on Kaiser family traditions such as making ice cream
Forrest Gump shrimp has nothing on Pearl’s Oyster Bar

Forrest Gump shrimp has nothing on Pearl’s Oyster Bar

Forrest Gump shrimp has nothing on Pearl’s Oyster Bar By Julie Lesko-Bishop While Discovery Channel’s Deadliest Catch raked in three top awards at the 2014 Primetime Creative Arts Awards, Pearl’s Oyster Bar was doing the same just at the local level with many Reader’s Choice Awards under their belt. Celebrating their 30th anniversary not only
Rockin’ the Red Rock Grill

Rockin’ the Red Rock Grill

Rockin’ the Red Rock Grill By Greg Horton Red Rock Canyon Grill was the first Hal Smith Restaurant at Lake Hefner, and it has been the most consistent performer at that location. Except for a fire that closed the restaurant temporarily, Red Rock has remained open as Red Rock since its grand opening. It is
THE GARAGE

THE GARAGE

THE GARAGE BRINGS BURGER PERFECTION TO OKLAHOMA CITY By Greg Horton The Hal Smith Restaurant Group doesn’t really have a burger concept, per se, but The Garage comes closer than any of their other restaurants. Yes, many of their concepts do make very good burgers, including Louie’s and Charleston’s, but The Garage specializes in burgers.
Red Rock Canyon Grill

Red Rock Canyon Grill

Red Rock Canyon Grill brings Southwest flare to Lake Hefner
By Greg Horton Red Rock Canyon Grill was the first Hal Smith Restaurant at Lake Hefner, and it has been the most consistent performer at that location. Except for a fire that closed the restaurant temporarily, Red Rock has remained open as Red Rock since
KD’s Slam Dunk With Southern Cuisine

KD’s Slam Dunk With Southern Cuisine

KD’s Slam Dunk With Southern Cuisine By Greg Horton Kd’s Southern Cuisine takes its name from the Oklahoma City Thunder’s NBA All-Star Kevin Durant. The restaurant features some of KD’s favorite foods, including traditional Southern cooking, as well as menu items familiar to fans of Oklahoma City’s favorite steakhouses. Although there are televisions, Kd’s is
Charleston’s Keeps ‘Em Coming Back

Charleston’s Keeps ‘Em Coming Back

Charleston’s Keeps ‘Em Coming Back
One of Oklahoma City’s most consistent restaurants pleases with classics By Greg Horton Charleston’s Restaurants have been making high-quality, moderately priced food for a couple decades now. One of Hal Smith Restaurant Group’s original concepts, Charleston’s is one of the most remarkably consistent restaurants in Oklahoma City. (There are six