• Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts

    May 2, 2016DishinandDishes

    Oklahoma City blogger Katie Johnstonbaugh shows us a visit to the Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts she attended in April, 2016.

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  • Oklahoma City Caffeine Crawl

    January 13, 2015DishinandDishes

    A really cool event happening in March 2015 for Oklahoma City. The third annual Caffeine Crawl! Read more about it here!

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  • A Very Rough Day- Judging a Pie Bake-Off

    September 13, 2014DishinandDishes

    Today was was a horribly TOUGH kind of day. i was forced to judge a pie baking contest. i had texted my friend Abel to ask if he carried dried Chipotle peppers since I’m obsessed with cooking out of this cookbook right now. He promptly texted back to let me know that his shop, Savory…

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  • The 2013 State Fair Food Finds and Ratings

    September 19, 2013DishinandDishes

    This past Saturday we visited the Oklahoma State Fair with our good friends Joy and Dale. Dales very favorite thing to do is the fair, so we spent almost eight hours going through every single building, and sampling A LOT of food between the four of us. Yes folks, it was MAJOR cheat day on…

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  • Scenes From the Oklahoma State Fair

    September 27, 2012DishinandDishes

    Saturday Mr. Wonderful and I headed out to the Oklahoma State Fair to meet our friends Joy and Dale and Dean and Helen. We were ready for the sights, sounds and tastes of the State Fair.  Fair food is the sole reason we go, of course. We haven’t been to the State Fair on a…

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  • H & 8th Night Market – Oklahoma City Food Truck Scene

    September 1, 2012DishinandDishes

    Food trucks. You know they’re out there, but if you’re like me, you have a hard time tracking them down and driving out to find them. If you’re lucky, they hit a spot near your job during lunch hour. Otherwise, you might be plumb out of luck. (I now have made a Twitter follow list…

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  • Chef’s Feast 2012

    March 21, 2012DishinandDishes

    Chef’s Feast is coming!   Are you going? What is the Chef’s Feast you ask? The Chef’s Feast is a  food and wine tasting event features international-themed dishes from 25 of the best restaurants in the metro, a wine pull, and more.  All donations benefit the Regional Food Bank’s Food for Kids programs.

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  • A Day at Merchant Cuisine Festival

    October 12, 2010DishinandDishes

    Saturday, I spent much of my day at the first Merchant Cuisine Festival.   The creative mind of Dianna Marsh brought this event to us for a two day event and it was really interesting.  Merchants filled this hall at the Express Event Center with gourmet offerings of everything from cheese, to pepper jelly to french pastries to Russian…

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  • Slow Food Picnic At Harn Homestead

    October 4, 2010DishinandDishes

    Sunday afternoon, I was one of the fortunate persons to know about ,and have a ticket to the Slow Food Fall Picnic and Festival at Harn Homestead (thanks to my good friend Vivian Boroff). The weather was breathakingly perfect at 1721 N. Lincoln, just a stone’s throw away from the Capitol building downtown.  You’d never guess…

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  • Something I Did This Weekend, Gateway to the Garden Tour

    September 29, 2010DishinandDishes

    This weekend I helped do a “Celebrity chef” cooking demonstration for a fundraiser called Gateway to the Garden for a local place here called Gateway Women’s Resource Center.  First off, I’ll just tell you that I don’t consider myself a “celebrity” and I finally settled on telling my guests that I was a “home chef”.  My…

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  • Tonight's Social Event – ARTini!

    May 15, 2010DishinandDishes

    So I”m off this morning to find an “Urban Chic” outfit for ARTini, a local art auction being put on to help raise money for the Oklahoma City arts.  It’s not too late for you to go! Allied Arts has raised 2.89 million dollars for our local arts here in OKC.  That’s incredible!  Read more about this…

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  • Allied Arts ARTini Time!

    May 4, 2010DishinandDishes

      Coming soon to an incredible town near you – namely Oklahoma City. ARTini! What is ARTini you say?  In short, it’s going to be a night filled with amazing food , drinks and art auction!  It’ll be one heck of a party!  But let me just share with you a bit of Allied Arts press…

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