Cooking Girl and Fat Daddy Sweets
8020 N. May 607-1187
If you know where Gulfport Seafood Market is, you’ll have no problem discovering the new Cooking Girl and Fat Daddy Sweets, just two doors down. Christa Carretero (Cooking Girl) and Alicia Helsley (Fat Daddy Sweets) combined two businesses that are putting out high-quality food every day but Sunday. On the menu are specialties such as lime-cilantro chicken, chicken enchiladas, French macaroons, tabbouleh, guacamole and lots more.
$$ Carry out food
Red Pepper Pizza
2020 N.W. 150th 752-9900
Hey, we’ve been watching the sign out front for months, and Red Pepper Pizza on Penn and N.W. 150th finally opened for business on July 18. Come check out its unique pizza style with a Red Pepper Blast or a neat supreme. Options are only carryout or delivery, which is available within a 2-mile radius in Edmond, as it is on the border of OKC and Edmond. Yes, there is baklava, too.
1305 N. Broadway, Moore 794-2112
The original Boomarang got its start in Muskogee more than 15 years ago, and this latest one in Moore got going in June. The menu might pose a challenge because there are so many good choices! Look for chicken sandwiches and a chicken-fried steak dinner, or opt for breakfast any time your little heart desires — not a problem!
Abel’s Mexican Restaurant
6901 S. May 686-7160
Abel Ramos is ready to help customers every day of the week. Several
months ago, Ramos opened his second restaurant on S. May Avenue; the
first is on N.W. 50th, and it has been going strong. It is a culinary
gem with recipes from Aguascalientes, a central area of Mexico. He has
16 different combinations on the full lunch menu, with all the food
1128 S. Douglas Blvd., Midwest City 732-6773
Owners Miles and Tracy Bartlett took over the ownership of the deli in May. “All the recipes are exactly the same,” Miles Bartlett said. Start talking to him, and he’ll let you know about their No. 1 sandwich (it’s turkey, mortadella and bacon) or the tuna and apple sandwiches. Napoleon has freshly made no-bake cookies, brownies, plus a yummy bread pudding covered with caramelized pecans.
Clear Bay cafe
100 Breakwater Drive, Norman 321-5670
are surprised at how good the food really is at this Lake Thunderbird
lakeside cafe and actually stand in line to wait to get into the place.
The cafe has steaks (any size you want) that are cut right in front of
the customer in this squeaky clean open kitchen. Open for dinner
Wednesday through Sunday, Clear Bay is located in an Oklahoma state
park. Order the steak, catfish or burgers.
$$$ Steak and more
Louie’s Grill & Bar
1215 n. Walker 230-1200
This Midtown Louie’s opened on N. Walker Avenue in March. Many patrons request the pizzas or the sandwiches that come with a deal. For example, you may get a half-sandwich and soup or chili, or do the house salad or Caesar salad with a halfsandwich. Don’t walk out without tasting the Snickers cheesecake or the chocolatepeanut butter meltdown.
$$ Pizza, sandwiches and more
$$: Up to $15
$$$$: Above $30
—Carol Smaglinski, photos by Mark Hancock, Shannon Cornman and Lindsey Cooper