753 Asp, Norman
tailgating season, and that means hot dogs. You’re in luck, because
Campus Corner is home to a new spot that serves them up. Now, these
aren’t just any ol’ dogs. Try the Bambino, for instance, which includes
pulled pork with broccoli slaw on top. Enjoy your “dawg” out on the
patio until the wee hours, because Diamond is open late.
501 N. Rockwell
home of the restaurant El Salvador, Pollo Regio is trying its hand at a
Midwest favorite: Tex-Mex. Nosh on shrimp dishes, grilled chicken (with
beans, rice and tortillas) and just about any taco you can dream up.
Don’t leave without trying the barbecued chicken! Wash the meal down
with a fruit-flavored drink.
1244 N. Eastern, Moore
you’ve a hankering for traditional Mexican fare on the south side,
Taqueria Juanes is now open for business. This family-owned taco palace
serves a variety of favorites like a mean beef birria, as well as spicy arbol salsa. Try the chicken nachos and taquitos, too.
3409 S. Broadway, Edmond
buffet is pretty standard, but a bit spicier than other Indian buffets,
and with more Northern India-influenced dishes. The naan is made in a
clay pot, and its taste and texture alone are worth the trip. It’s not a
huge space, so it’s best for lunch or a small dinner with family and
Venue 104 Bistro & Catering
10400 S. Western
upscale, yet quaint, spot is located in the Palagio Shops on Western.
It serves lunch and dinner, caters and offers cooking classes. Enjoy
selections like the crab and asparagus quiche and the peach with goat
cheese salad. For more information, visit venue1040ok.publishpath.com.
617 S. Broadway, Edmond
days you just want a Cajun feast. From po’ boys to gumbo to jambalaya,
Bighead’s has it all. Catfish, beans and rice and gator, too. Finish off
your meal with a tasty beignet.
Five Guys Burgers and Fries
6900 Northwest Expressway
you want a delicious, two-patty burger with a heaping pile of
Cajun-seaoned fries for your side, check out the new location of Five
Guys. On a diet or a vegetarian? Try the grilled onions with other fresh
veggies on a bun.
Photos by Shannon Cornman and Mark Hancock