1600 Garth Brooks, Yukon 494-7111
Open since November, this unique stop is doing Japanese sushi and hibachi cooking. Enjoy the Yukon sushi roll made with lobster tempura, cucumber and avocado, or try the filet mignon roll. Don’t worry, you’ll still find all the classics, like California, cucumber and asparagus rolls. For dessert, try the classic green tea ice cream, banana ice cream or deep-fried ice cream.
Mi Casa Su Casa
3207 N.W. 23rd 208-4059
Owners Sylvia and Alejandro Martinez present a fusion of Bolivian and Italian dishes. Since its opening on Nov. 11, 2011, Mi Casa Su Casa varies its menu every day with all food done from scratch. Chef Sylvia uses recipes from her mother, Maura Martinez, a famous cookbook author. Specials range from a traditional spicy soup with hominy, potatoes in a spicy peanut sauce or a spicy macaroni.
$$ Bolivian and Italian
Great American Pizza
6303 N. Meridian 722-6700
Now that Great American Pizza has settled into its new location just down the street from its old site, don’t miss out on The Works, which boasts everything but the kitchen sink piled on top. Crusts are made to order, so don’t be afraid to request it a little more crispy. While you’re there, why not try the calzones and house-made baklava?
1220 N. Hudson 235-1111
All the way from Vietnam, owners Bang Bui and Quyen Le are making an effort to share their culinary heritage with fellow Oklahomans. Among the many items are teriyaki-style chicken on a stick and a delectable version of pad Thai, egg rolls and French beignets. The pint-sized hot spot is located in Midtown.
$$ Asian fusion
4600 N.E. 120th 478-2151
Looking for aromatic curried goat, malai kofta (a vegetarian alternative with spices and onions), other vegetarian dishes or a whole raft of tasty Indian cuisine? Then you don’t want to miss this gem, open for lunch and dinner daily.
76 E. 33rd, Edmond 818-8801
Fair-food blues? Well, you don’t have to wait until September anymore. Enjoy the works: corn dogs, Indian tacos, chicken on a stick, fried Oreos or fresh-cut curly fries. Have a go at the fried cheesecake, too.
$$ Fair food
Stars & Stripes Pizza
2805 N.W. 122nd 242-2000
Stars & Stripes is in the business of serving pizza, and they do a bang-up job. Customers line up for its well-liked barbecue chicken pizza, but you can also enjoy the calzones, salads, cheese sticks and bread sticks. For dessert, try the cinnamon sticks.
—Carol Smaglinski, photos by Mark Hancock and Shannon Cornman
$$: up to $15 $$$: $15-$30 $$$$: above $30