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Junior’s samples

Nonetheless, on September 10, 1973, the day Junior’s restaurant officially opened, Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” was number one. Gaye may not have been a social critic, but he understood that even in the midst of social upheaval, people enjoy food, booze and carnal cavorting. Ironically enough, the Croce song may have better predicted

View master

Two dedicated elevators in the lobby whisk diners up to Vast. On the 49th floor, 726.2 feet above street level, visitors enter a lobby, then take a right into the bar. Dining areas open on both sides of the bar, with views to the south, southeast and southwest. No matter where you sit, you have

KD’s to open in Lower Bricktown

Kevin Durant speaks at the groundbreaking of KD’s in Lower Bricktown. Photo by Shannon Cornman “Basketball has given me a great opportunity to go around the world and taste a lot of different foods,” Durant said. “Hopefully, I have some good taste buds, and hopefully, people enjoy what I like, as well.” In April, developer

Grandad’s bar moving in to home on 23rd Street

Within the next month, Greg Seal plans to open Grandad’s in a 3,100-square-foot space at 317 N.W. 23rd. The décor includes antique furniture, corrugated metal walls from Parrish’s milk barn, and walls lined with photos and mementos of grandfathers now gone. Regular customers will be encouraged to contribute photos of their own granddads. “I want

Hogan plans building for Lower Bricktown

The Oklahoma County Assessor’s website also offers a hint as to the future tenant. The parcel owner’s detail lists the 0.3086-acre property as “Kevin Durant’s Restaurant (Proposed).” “We really don’t talk about tenants until all the I’s are dotted, the T’s are crossed and the lease is signed,” Hogan told Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Commissioners

Chuy’s headed to Norman

Nonetheless, Chuy’s does plan to open in late May in Norman. There is one other Oklahoma location in Tulsa. As the restaurant gears up to serve diners hefty plates of tacos, enchiladas and burritos at 760 N. Interstate Drive, it is in the process of hiring a staff of 150 full-time and part-time positions. The

Dining at Devon

Company officials said Vast, a high-end restaurant concept on the 49th floor, will offer American fare including steaks, seafood, a full bar and breathtaking views. It is scheduled to open early this fall. Nebu, in the adjoining garden wing on ground level, will offer a variety of food stations, and is set to open March

Culinary careers

Dining venues such as these provide an outlet for chefs to expand their culinary creativity, but in an environment with regular hours and company benefits versus long days in hot kitchens. While working in the corporate or academic world gives them little outside exposure, the chefs at three local organizations say they have no regrets.

Oklahoma Quality Foundation announces speaker Allyson Young

Ms. Young is the Human Resources Director for K&N Management; a restaurant management group based out of Austin, Texas, and will speak to the group about “Building a Guest Delight Culture.” K&N’s company culture is based on quality and excellence; strong relationships with its customers (referred to as “guests”); and a vision to become world