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Scratch that

It is these chefs and aspiring restaurateurs that came up in many a successful chain, and it is in these concepts that most of them acquired the skills and ambition to open a place of their own. These young, eager, talented individuals have taken what they have learned and branched out with new flavors and

Cooking for a cause

Jonathan Stranger, chef at Ludivine in Oklahoma City, wanted to help the tornado victims with his culinary talent, so he started phoning some of his colleagues Monday night. Within hours, the idea had mushroomed into a two-day, full-scale event, the OK Chefs Relief Pop-Up Restaurant. The fundraiser is set for 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Chef swap

For 10 years, the Odyssey de Culinaire has worked to keep the spirit of Southern hospitality alive in Oklahoma. Hosted by the Oklahoma Restaurant Association and Oklahoma Hospitality Foundation, the fundraiser dinner benefits high school students pursuing careers in the restaurant, culinary and hospitality fields. The event brings Tulsa and Oklahoma City chefs together to

Oscar-worthy wines

This year, “Top Chef” alumnus Marcel Vigneron partnered with Johndrow Vineyards, owned by Oklahoma City residents David and Maryann Johndrow, to provide food and wine for cast parties at Sundance. Vigneron — whose brand of molecular gastronomy has been featured on “Top Chef,” “Top Chef All-Stars” and “Marcel’s Quantum Kitchen” — used Johndrow Cabernet to

Odyssey de Culinaire

The event will feature Tulsa chefs Tony Perez, Warren Duck Club; Tuck Curren, Biga and The Local Table; Sam Bracken, The Canebrake; Doug Atkinson, The Brasserie and Sonoma Wine Bar & Bistro; and Jakub Hartlieb, Elements of River Spirit Casino. They will prepare a six-course meal and an accompanying wine selection, as well as a

On trend

Eating out is no longer a treat. To many, it is a convenient way of life. With 2010 at an end, the metro saw a whole host of trends and fads roll through local eateries. Sometimes that trend has staying power, and sometimes it doesn’t. Many restaurants that monkey around too much with fads and

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