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Food, Booze, & Good Times

By Food, Booze, & Good Times
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8.7.2019 | Robert Black from Parlor OKC & Chris McCabe from El Guate

Food, Booze, & Good Times

8.7.2019 | Robert Black from Parlor OKC & Chris McCabe from El Guate

Food, Booze, & Good Times

9.25.2019 | Plaza: Then & Now
This week is all about the news! We break down the upcoming Plaza District Festival and the opening of the new Scissortail Park. We also discuss the news of some recent and upcoming openings from Bar Cichetti, Elanor, Social Capital, Parlor, and the announcement of a brick and mortar location for 84 Hospitality's Burger Punk. Have a Good Time! 
September 26, 2019
9.5.2019 | Food Hall Brawl (lol jk)
In this episode, we discuss our experience at Parlor OKC, Oklahoma City's newest food hall in Automobile Alley, and how it compares to other food halls in town. Zach talks about his dinner at Mexican Radio, Good Egg's new taco spot in The Plaza, and Julie talks about her Nashville (fried chicken) trip. Zach also makes a case for not sharing shared plates. Have a Good Time! 
September 5, 2019
8.21.2019 | Jose Hernandez from J + The Bishops
Still riding that high from performing at OkSession's 1969 Woodstock Tribute, Jose Hernandez sits down with us to talk about his latest project, J + The Bishops. He tells us all about the band, his views on OKC's music scene, and some of his favorite spots. We also drop the first single from J + The Bishops, Pretty Baby. Have a Good Time!
August 21, 2019
8.7.2019 | Robert Black from Parlor OKC & Chris McCabe from El Guate
In this episode, we sit down with Robert Black and Chris McCabe. Robert is an operating partner at Parlor OKC, a new food hall opening in Automobile Alley in September. Chris is the chef at El Guate, one of the seven restaurant tenants in Parlor OKC. We talk about the concept and idea behind Parlor OKC and Robert and Chris's longtime friendship. Have a Good Time!
August 7, 2019
7.24.2019 | Hot Alien Summer
We're back! In this episode, we break down the Summer of new restaurants that have opened and that are slated to open soon. Restaurants of discussion include Smoking Boar, New State Burgers, Gun Izakaya, Frida Southwest, Burger Punk, Tucker's, The Collective, The Parlor, and more. We also talk about our love for the Bon Appetit YouTube channel and summer cocktails. Have a Good Time!  
July 24, 2019
4.10.2019 | Palomas. Trash Talk. Old Town Road.
This week, Zach and Julie talk about a recent visit to Stitch Cafe in West Village and the soft opening at Birra Birra Craft Pizzeria in Chisholm Creek. We also get into our favorite spring time eats and drinks. We deliver some intel we received on a new restaurant that underperformed. And Zach talks about how he can't stop listening to "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X and Billy Ray Cyrus. Have a Good Time!
April 10, 2019
3.27.2019 | Christian Pearson from OkSessions
This week we are joined by Christian Pearson from OkSessions. OkSessions is a group all about enriching the live music scene in Oklahoma City. OkSessions aims to provide resources for artists and elevate communication about live music events. Have a Good Time! Follow us on Instagram @fbgtpodcast
March 27, 2019
3.13.2019 | Mad Zach
In this week's episode, we talk about our visits to Stitch OKC, the downtown La Baguette location, Shawarma & Co., and The Jones Assembly. Other topics include parking in the city, quality cocktails, and trash TV show Temptation Island. Have a Good Time! Follow us on Instagram @fbgtpodcast
March 13, 2019
2.27.2019 | Jessi Murray & Ãnna Frost of Library
In this week's episode, we are joined by Jessi Murray and Ãnna Frost from Library: Rental Clothier, a subscription based clothing store where clients can check in and out women's apparel and accessories. In addition to their super cool business, we talk about early 2000s trends, cauliflower tacos, our favorite TV shows, dog rights, and how long we could last on Hot Ones. At the top of the show, Zach and Julie talk about Good Egg Dining's new concept Mexican Radio moving into the old Empire Pizza space in the Plaza District. Have a Good Time!  New Library subscribers can use code FBGTFREE during checkout at for your first month free!  Follow us at
February 27, 2019
2.13.2019 | "Soup's Not a Meal."
In this episode, we recount our visit to the new Banquet Cinema Pub, discuss one of our favorite new taprooms Vanessa House, and talk about why we love New England IPAs and Trader Joe's wine.   Food, Booze, & Good Times is a podcast about restaurants, bars, and other festivities in Oklahoma City. Have a Good Time!   Follow us @fbgtpodcast on Instagram.   Visit to support this podcast. 
February 13, 2019
1.30.2019 | Ben Nockels from Commonplace Books & The Kitchen at Commonplace
In this episode, we sit down with Ben Nockels from Commonplace Books and Kitchen at Commonplace. We dive into this journey to open a bookstore in Midtown and the story of how he teamed up with Chris Castro to offer a pinnacle OKC dining experience. We also recount our recent visits to Osteria OKC and how we met celebrity chef Fabio Viviani.  Food, Booze, & Good Times is a podcast about restaurants, bars, and other festivities in Oklahoma City. Have a Good Time!   Follow us @fbgtpodcast on Instagram.   Visit to support this podcast.   
January 30, 2019
Mini-Episode | Juice Juice Juice Juice Juice
In this special mini-episode, Julie discusses the 3-day detox juice cleanse she completed from Wheeze the Juice! 
January 8, 2019
8.22.2018 | Food, News, & Bird Times
This week we talk about the hot topic of Bird scooters arriving in Oklahoma City. Our verdict is: they're fun! We also talk about out recent trip to Bleu Garten, and the food trucks we visited while there. We dive into some recent Oklahoma City news provided by Drunken Fry's new location, Roughtail Brewing's new location, and Oklahoma's new liquor laws coming in October. Have a Good Time!
August 23, 2018
8.6.2018 | We've Never Been To Jimmy's Round-Up Cafe and Fried Pies
On this week's episode, we discuss our recent trip to The Kitchen at Commonplace, our experience as judges at the Bartender Smackdown at Ponyboy, and break down the finalists in Oklahoma Gazette's Best of OKC 2018. Have a Good Time!
August 6, 2018
7.23.2018 | Pour Decisions
This week, we talk about our favorite patios to hang out in OKC, our recent visit to Anatomy Wine Club, Uncle Julio's, and Good Times bar! We've also tried Ponyboy's new menu. You can try it at the Bartender Smackdown at Ponyboy, which we will be participating in as a judge on July 28, 2018, at 6PM! We also break down the news of Coop Ale Works opening a new facility on 23rd street. Have a Good Time!
July 23, 2018
7.8.2018 | "Breakfast at Lunch Time"
On this week's episode, we head north and and discuss some of the new spots in the Chisholm Creek area, and our visit to Kwan's Kitchen. We recount our journey to find breakfast at noon on a holiday. Barkeep in Midtown has opened, and we've been, and it's everything we ever hoped for. Lastly, we talk about the Impossible Burger trend that is hitting the nation. Have a Good Time!
July 9, 2018
6.4.2018 | Mom's Spaghetti
In this episode, we discuss Empire Slice House's relocation, the Collective OKC food hall concept, and the Jones Assembly's new menu. We also sip on some Palomas, discuss Zach's passion for clear ice, and make a case for the best restaurant to take an out of town guest in Oklahoma City.
June 4, 2018
5.21.2018 | Midtown Moods
In this week's episode, we discuss some new and revisited spots! We talk about the new poke restaurant Okie Pokie, as well as the new ice cream shop Capitals Ice Cream. We revisit The Union and also talk about Stonecloud Brewing Co., the Midtown Walkabout, the Impossible Burger at Tucker's Onion Burgers, Master Chef Junior, and The Handmaid's Tale.
May 21, 2018
5.7.2018 | Battle of the Biscuits
In this week's episode, we debate the biscuits from HunnyBunny Biscuit Co. and Buttermilk Paseo. We also talk new Paseo spot Scratch Kitchen & Cocktails, Bar Arbolada on Film Row, the Nintendo Labo, Fortnite, Destiny 2, and Bone Dog Boutique.
May 8, 2018
2.26.2018 | "Baked on a buttery, crispy, flake"
On this week's episode, we discuss our trip to new Oklahoma City restaurant Hunny Bunny Biscuit Co., The Hutch on Avondale, the Netflix 2018 reboot of Queer Eye, the Olympics, and more. Have a Good Time!
February 26, 2018
2.6.2018 | Fries Before Guys
In this week's episode, we discuss our favorite "Big Game" party foods and rituals. We also dive into our recent trips to Oklahoma City restaurants Chae and The Heat. We break down a list of OKC's best french fries and hold a medal ceremony for our winners. Have Good Time!
February 6, 2018
1.15.2018 | Keeping It Local AF
In this week's episode, we discuss our favorite spots in Midtown including brand new Korean barbecue restaurant Gogi Go, Commonplace Books, Insomnia Cookies, Chirps and Cheers, and Elemental Coffee. Additionally, we give a rundown of our visit to the Chisolm Creek development. We give our thoughts on the new Jumanji movie as well as our current rewatch of The Office. Have a Good Time!
January 15, 2018
1.1.2018 | New Year, New Pod
We're back! In No Particular Order is now Food, Booze, and Good Times. While we are still focusing on Oklahoma City restaurants, bars, and festivities, we will also branch out into things not necessarily OKC related. Anything we've been enjoying is now on the table! This week we discuss new OKC bar Ponyboy, the new Prairie Brewpub, and The Press. Additionally, we dive into Animal Crossing Pocket Camp, Super Mario Odyssey, cookies, and sweet potatoes. Have a Good Time!
January 1, 2018
Episode 11 | Restaurant Manager Extraordinaire with Special Guest Jake Palmer
In this week's episode, we have guest Jake Palmer on the show to discuss 84 Hospitality's influence in the OKC restaurant scene. Jake Palmer has managed all three of 84 Hospitality's restaurants (Empire Slice House, Goro Ramen, and Revolucion) and provides some great insight into OKC's ever growing food and drink scene. Enjoy!
October 16, 2017
Episode 10 | East Meets West
In this week's episode, Zach and Julie discuss OKC's robust selection of Asian cuisine. Including sushi, Thai, Chinese, Korean, pho, and ramen. Enjoy!
October 2, 2017
Episode 9 | The Tulsa One
We spent a weekend in Tulsa! 
September 19, 2017
Episode 8 | That New New
In this week's episode, we discuss some of the new restaurants that have opened in the last couple of weeks.
August 21, 2017
Episode 7 | Are You Eatin' Though?
In this week's episode, there is no topic! We discuss the places we hit up over the last two weeks. Some places we haven't yet discussed on the podcast and that we've been excited to talk about.
August 14, 2017
Episode 6 | Taco Style
In this week's episode, we discuss our favorite spots in OKC for Mexican food.
August 2, 2017
Episode 5 | OK Sweets
In this week's episode, we discuss our favorite spots in Oklahoma City for dessert.
July 24, 2017
Episode 4 | Beers. Booze. Battlestar Galactica
On this week's episode, we discuss our favorite spots in Oklahoma City to enjoy a beer and/or cocktail.
July 17, 2017
Episode 3 | Burger Master
In this week's episode, Zach and Julie discuss their favorite restaurants in Oklahoma City to get a burger.
July 10, 2017
Episode 2 | Slice Time
Break off a slice and settle in for our pizza episode. These are our favorite spots for pizza!
June 26, 2017
Episode 1 | Brunch Boys
In our premiere episode, we discuss one of Zach's ultimate passions in life: Breakfast.
June 18, 2017