Vicar of Editorial (yes, that's his real title) Greg Horton is a freelance writer and adjunct professor. He has been writing for more than 25 years, and during the last 10 of those, he's written hundreds of articles about food and wine. He loves wine. He loves wine and bars so much that he lives with a bartender in a downscale apartment in downtown Oklahoma City, as befits a writer. He made up the title. We had to look up the word "vicar." Apparently, it's on his mug at McNellie's, too. We're guessing they don't know what it means either. You can reach him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
He would set up Midtown as a benevolent monarchy with himself in charge if it were in his power, and the result would likely be creative, fun, interesting and collaborative.
The Oklahoma City Ballet will perform the revered "Swan Lake" October 20-22.
The California Pinots you shouldd try if you want to learn to like Pinot Noir.
Esteemed team invigorates Patrono’s kitchen, and our appetite for it.
A chef with real chops offers a daily option we can get behind.
Mainly known for football, Lubbock is in one of the country's best emerging wine regions.
Wine columnist Greg Horton offers some lesser-known whites for easy summer sipping.
Oklahoma native and James Beard Award-winning writer Molly Wizenberg talks family, food, art and life.
One tailor's epic past and dignified present remind of commonalities shared in the nation of immigrants.
That the Tower is still here to show us what the past was like and what the future will be is much closer to symmetry than irony.
Oklahoma native Krista Tippett on her NPR podcast, her latest book and the achievement of wisdom.
Barrios Fine Mexican Dishes is trying to help educate Oklahomans about the wonders of tequila. It’s a noble project, and one we hope succeeds.
Oklahoma City's New Land Academy helps kids from war-torn countries be kids again.
A real, accessible wine bar has arrived in The Plaza. We can give three cheers to that.
Because an exceptional meal deserves an entire bottle. And you know it.
As The Coach House becomes The Hutch, OKC Cuisine makes a decisive shift.
21c Museum Hotel hosted our summer issue launch in its chic penthouse + developed a Herman Marshall bourbon cocktail we are happy to share.
We make a point of ordering something if it sounds weird; chances are, its deliciousness far outstrips its weirdness to the point that is simply must be on a menu. We've brunched around quite a bit lately, and these are the dishes that we can't stop thinking about. Happy Sunday, y'all!
What happens when architectural imagination is free to roam: a study in the architecture of SOSA (South of St. Anthony). With very few restrictions on creativity, Midtown's SOSA district has attracted some of the best architectural experimentation in the state.
Sometimes it’s about how words hit your ears, not just the tone, but also the life that’s behind them. Parker Millsap grew up Pentecostal in Purcell, Oklahoma. That sentence is so weighted with subtexts, it’s hard to unpack.
Why Edmond's Signature Grill is truly worth the sojourn out of Oklahoma City.
The story of a University of Oklahoma grad, a duffel bag, a passport, and the rise to become one of the most engaged and noted architects in Britain. Wade Scaramucci's portfolio in Oklahoma City and across the pond just won him the UK's highest architecture award.
The unifying idea for this conversation is front porches, tossed out by Brian Bergman while discussing OKC growth. Bergman knows a thing or two about this, or at least as much as anyone can.
When you study mythology, you find that some stories exist to explain a state of affairs even if there is no evidence the story is true. These stories are called etiologies, and they exist to help us cope with things that are not as we believe they ought to be.
As with so many things in Oklahoma City right now, the use of shipping containers aligns the city with interesting and forward-leaning trends nationally. Small is the new big, say evangelists of the tiny house movement. Repurposing shipping