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Eat This Calendar April 19-25


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Is there a chance you’ll get hit by a tornado wrapped in a blizzard made of fire this week? Yes. That’s Oklahoma for you. But until the actual rain of frogs begins, you just have to live your life like you’re going to continue existing, and that means doing fun stuff. As always, there are more events scheduled further out on the Events tab.


Tour De France

Put away your bikes and your steroids and those weird nylon shirts, it’s not that kind of Tour. The Greens Country Club, 13100 Green Valley Dr., presents a four-course wine dinner by executive chef Jim Camp with wines curated by sommelier Ian Clarke from 7-10 p.m. April 19. Explore the regions of Vouray, Rhône Valley, Champagne and Burgundy without leaving your chair. Tickets are $75 each and the event is ages 21+ only.

Call (405) 751-6266 or email hello@thegreenscc.com to register.


Balvenie Scotch Dinner

Enjoy five Balvenie Scotches with five gourmet courses prepared by chef Jonas Favela at MMR Prime Steakhouse’s Balvenie Scotch Dinner, 6-9 p.m. April 19.

These dishes are BONKERS. Duck confit with a 12-year DoubleWood Scotch, pork belly with orange marmalade and a 15-year Sherry Wood Scotch, cedar plank scallop, sous vide steak au poive and a chocolate-banana-toffee-popcorn for dessert.

Tickets are $85, plus tax and gratuity, and reservations are required. Call (405) 608-8866 to save your seats. A credit card is required to hold the table.



Taste of Wilson

Most of us prefer to forget what grade school tasted like, but Taste of Wilson (6:30-8:30 p.m., April 20) is helping raise funds for Wilson Arts Integration School. The evening of food, drink and community is located at The Sieber, 1309 N. Hudson Ave. Tickets are $50 each and help pay for drama instruction, teacher training and a new playground.



Heard on Hurd

Shoutout to review sponsor Citizens Bank of Edmond, which puts on a monthly food truck, music and shopping festival in downtown Edmond. This month’s Heard on Hurd is 6-10 p.m. April 21 on Broadway and 1st. Follow the action online with the hashtag #JoinTheHurd and bringing friends and family to this all-ages event. Best of all: attendance is free.



Taste Of Midwest City

Enjoy small bites from Midwest City restaurants at Taste of Midwest City, 5:30-7:30 p.m. April 23 at the Reed Center, 5800 Will Rogers Road, Midwest City.

There’s also a silent auction and a wine pull during the event. Tickets are $20 available here.

Burn Co Sausage Class

Join the BBQ geniuses at Burn Co Barbeque, 1738 S. Boston Ave. in Tulsa, for a sausage-making class. From 5:30-8:30 p.m. April 23 you’ll get one-on-one training with the staff as you learn to grind, season and stuff your own sausage. Each ticket guarantees you will get to take home 10 lbs. of finished sausage and get a hands-on, behind-the-scenes, exclusive experience in our kitchen and butcher shop. Tickets are $75 and available here.


The Winston Grand Opening

If there’s one thing Norman needs, it’s more alcohol. Thank the good lord that The Winston, 106 W. Main St. in Norman, is here!

The grand opening runs from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. April 24 at the bar. There will be special giveaway items, contests and more.


April Fooled: Blind Tasting with Amie Hendrickson

Like we weren’t going to include The Pritchard’s April Fooled wine pairing/tasting/learning/loving class. Read more here.

Join Amie Hendrickson, Shelby Sieg and Mindy Magers from 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 24 at the restaurant, 1749 NW 16th St. for an evening of fun and really excellent wine.

Tickets are $40 and reservations are required. Call (405) 601-4067 to save your seat.


About the Author

Founder and Eater-in-Chief of I Ate Oklahoma, Greg Elwell has been reviewing restaurants and writing about Oklahoma’s food culture for more than a decade. Where a normal person orders one meal, this guy gets three. He is almost certainly going to die young and those who love him most are fairly ambivalent about it. You can email Greg at greg@iateoklahoma.com.