Black restaurateurs have worked hard to realize their dreams and bring a wide range of interesting flavors to OKC.
Traditional barbecue favorites abound at Texlahoma Barbecue.
Leo’s son Charles Smith continues Leo’s legacy of serving masterfully cooked meats and sides.
ARTonTAP prepares for its 13th year, Dérailleur celebrates its grand opening and the Midwest City Sam’s Club hosts a team barbecue showdown.
“They’ve added tacos and sliders,” he said. “There are a bunch of different delivery systems to get barbecue to your mouth.”
The Butcher BBQ Stand, owned and run by father-and-son pitmasters, serves up fantastic barbecue and gives you a reason to check out Wellston.
Let me just preface this whole thing by saying I don’t normally eat barbecue. I know, I know, how am I an Oklahoman?
Carican Flavors 2701 N. Martin Luther King Ave. caricanflavors.com 424-0456 Liven yourself up with the bold jerk chicken platter ($8.10) or the sumptuous curried goat ($11.15), both served with a generous selection of sides, including black-eyed peas, sweet potatoes, steamed okra and plantains. But even those can’t beat the hot and hearty stewed oxtails ($11.72)…
Basil Mediterranean Cafe 211 NW 23rd St. basilmediterraneanrestaurant.com 602-3030 Heading west on NW 23rd Street, its not hard to miss the green building that looks ever so much like an old KFC and Long John Silver’s. Try Mediterranean favorites like hummus or dolmas, or dig into a gyro platter. Perhaps you might want to treat…
Brisket sandwich BY: Mark Hancock The inside of the eatery has an upscale look to it, with beautifully Okie-centric art on the walls, giving the appearance of a place that would charge an arm and a leg for some sort of yuppiefied poseur’s idea of what a barbecue joint should be. A closer inspection of…