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.
The Drake Seafood and Oysterette offers more than oysters, including a top-notch shaved celery salad and lemon dream pie.
“People thought it was stoner food,” he said.
Bruce Rinehart and Jason Bustamante have been radiating love at Rococo Northpark for the past five years.