Bon Appetit names Ma Der Lao of Oklahoma City one of the Top 50 best new restaurants

Bon Appetit last week named Ma Der Lao Kitchen in Oklahoma City one of the top 25 best new restaurants in the United States. Here's what the magazine said about the restaurant: After years spent cooking Japanese food around Oklahoma City, chef Jeff Chanchaleune has turned his considerable talents to the Lao food he grew … Continue reading Bon Appetit names Ma Der Lao of Oklahoma City one of the Top 50 best new restaurants

Florence’s Restaurant in Oklahoma City is state’s first James Beard Award winner

The 70-year-old Florence's Restaurant just east of the state capitol in Oklahoma City last week was named the first James Beard Award winner in Oklahoma history. According to The Oklahoman newspaper, Florence's was among six winners of the Beard foundation’s 2022 America’s Classics Award, given to locally-owned restaurants with “timeless appeal and are beloved regionally for … Continue reading Florence’s Restaurant in Oklahoma City is state’s first James Beard Award winner

Chef at Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm named a Beard Award finalist

The chef at Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm in an Albuquerque-area village has been named a finalist in the Best Chef: Southwest category of the prestigious James Beard Awards. Jonathan Perno runs the Campo restaurant at the inn and farm at 4803 Rio Grande Blvd NW in Los Ranchos De Albuquerque, New Mexico, … Continue reading Chef at Los Poblanos Historic Inn & Organic Farm named a Beard Award finalist