Not only was the po’boy stuffed full of gorgeous, golden shrimp, but they were literally overflowing into a pile on the plate.
It’s named after decora, a Tokyo street fashion of bright, bold colors that evoke a sense of fun, and that aesthetic carries through the restaurant.
But Nic’s Place does so much more than burgers. That’s why I’d point you toward the chicken-fried steak dinner ($14.25 with salad and side).
There are two high-backed “gangster booths” that are perfect for having a little privacy in an otherwise-exposed dining room, but it’s a pretty cool place to be seen. Some brunch dishes — like Belgian Hangover ($14) — are less visually pleasing to eat than others, though.
Another way the restaurant serves chicken is in five-spice fried chicken ($10), which is cooked once before being fried to create an exceedingly tender texture after diners crunch through the skin.
The spice of the kufta leaches into the sauce, countering the mild bitterness. It’s a symphony of textures and flavors. Like many great dishes, it’s easy to eat and fun to ponder.
Off the Hook Seafood & More is in the process of opening a new location near the airport.
Every day is a holiday for Rococo owner Bruce Rinehart, but Saturday is one of his favorites as the restaurant does another annual clambake.
Yes, we’re landlocked, but the OKC metro is still full of seafood.
In a string of stellar meals, I’d be hard-pressed to find one better than the redfish. Anyone who loves spice and seafood will probably be a fan.