1889 Land Run Cafe
1 N. Broadway
can catch a piece of this menu from 6 a.m. to 2 p.m. every day. Start
your morning right with its breakfast buffet. For lunch, consider the
weekly specials, only $10 a plate. You’ll most certainly want to save
room for desserts like vanilla crème brûlée and molten chocolate lava
cake with ice cream.
Thai Kitchen Cafe
327 Dean A. McGee
the tao hoo thod (deep-fried tofu) a chance, even if you’ve never tried
the stuff. The appetizer is served with a house-made sauce and ground
peanuts. As for entrees, try the phat kra thiem — with roasted garlic,
carrot and onion — or the kaeng phed, a red curry with bell peppers,
pineapple and grapes.
Park Harvey Sushi & Sports Lounge
200 N. Harvey
Harvey Sushi offers counter space if you’re flying solo, tables for
groups and, of course, 14 flat-screen TVs that have never missed a
Thunder game. Owners Rachel and Fred Nguyen keep the atmosphere inviting
and fun, but most of all they ensure a great selection of rolls. Try a
special like the Durantula or Spicy Cowboy.
Sweets & Eats
110 N. Robinson
for lunch weekdays from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., this comfy and rightly
beloved eatery specializes in home-cooking. There is a blue-plate special
every week, and you can get hearty meals like brown beans, chili or a
variety of sandwiches. Save room for cake or a rice crispy treat.
119 W. Main
always-bustling gem is only open until 2 p.m. daily, so make sure to
include it on your lunch list. Try its baked ziti, meaty lasagna or
pasta pomodoro. All dishes are served with bread. Not feeling noodles? Go with the pizza instead, made fresh weekday mornings for the lunch buffet.
211 N. Robinson
a healthy lunch on the go? Pick up a smoothie, sandwich or soup. From
avocado tuna melts to jazzberry smoothies, your taste buds won’t even
miss the extra calories. Pick up some veggies ’n’ dip — carrots,
broccoli, celery and tomatoes — with light ranch or a fresh fruit cup.
For you morning risers, opt instead for breakfast and coffee.
Library of Food & Spirits
119 N. Robinson
and hungry? Pop into The Library, located in the Robinson Renaissance
building, because the restaurant has a completely redone menu awaiting
your appetite. Sign up for its weekly email updates for specials. Last
week, for example, was shrimp and spinach Alfredo, California spinach
salad and blackened fish tacos, to name a few.
Photos by Shannon Cornman and Mark Hancock