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Going uptown

Big Truck Tacos Credit: Shannon Cornman In the 1950s, the district was the first major shopping location away from downtown Oklahoma City. Cars filled the angled parking spots on the street while people watched movies at the Tower Theater and browsed through stores of all kinds along the four-plus blocks on N.W. 23rd Street. “It

From despair to delightful

With openings of places like Tucker’s Onion Burgers, 324 N.W. 23rd, and Cafe Kacao, 3325 N. Classen, this year, it seems that “uptown” has become a place for local businesses to thrive. Keith Paul, Good Egg Dining creator and owner of Cheever’s Cafe and Tucker’s, remembers when Cheever’s opened in 2000. He said there would


BEST OF OKC: Food & Drink

Best coffee shop: CUPPIES & JOE  727 N.W. 23rd A small pleasure of life is the uplift from the aroma of a great cup of coffee. Nowadays, we all need to slow down a bit, but who can after stopping at Cuppies & Joe for that needed caffeine boost to get us on our way?

Taking it to the streets

Warm weather makes grabbing a taco or hot dog and dining at an outdoor picnic table (or even standing up) a pleasant alternative to a crowded restaurant. Street food is affordable and sometimes even ethnically authentic. Quirky locations and irregular hours of operation can be part of the appeal, along with having that clued-in foodie

Chefs’ Feast serves success

Proceeds from the annual bash benefit the Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma’s “Food for Kids” backpack program. Last year, the event raised more than $100,000 in proceeds — enough to support 500 children in the program.  Through “Food for Kids,” chronically hungry elementary school children receive a backpack filled with nonperishable food on weekends and

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