S&B’s Burger Joint
7745 s. Walker
Whether you’re feeling Skinny or Fatty, S&B’s has the burger for you. Try The Big Boy, loaded with grilled jalapeños, bacon, cheese, chili and sour cream, or The Fire, which has roasted green chilies, cheese, onions and spicy ranch. All combos can be made with bean patties in slider size.
Cool Beans Coffee
1230 Alameda, Norman
It’s easy to appreciate a menu that has simple options made with a great product. Cool Beans proudly brews Oklahoma City’s Elemental Coffee Roasters, a fair-trade, organic bean. Grab a pastry to snack on, too. Follow Cool Beans on Twitter at @CoolBeans405.
La Fonda Cafe
2401 N.W. 23rd
For breakfast, snack on the torta. It’s a toasted sandwich with refried beans, eggs, avocado, mayo, cilantro, tomatoes, cheese and your choice of veggies or meat. If you visit at lunch, go light with the whole wheat wrap full of spinach, tomatoes, bell peppers and cilantro.
Alberto’s Burritos paradise
3214 N. Classen Blvd.
This Tex-Mex joint has hit the ground running, occupying the former Hot Dog Park building. The Jeep suspended in the air is still outside the place, but inside the menu boasts new dishes such as tacos, flautas and its fajipapa, a baked potato filled with butter, cheese, sour cream and beef or chicken.
1615 S. Service Road, Moore
No matter what part of the metro you’re in, you need a go-to pho spot — at least that’s our motto. Pho B&B is an excellent choice, offering quality pho at a reasonable price. If you’re craving something particularly exotic, try the meatball pho with quail eggs.
Hoboken Coffee Roasters
224 1/2 S. Division, Guthrie
How does a cup of Nicaraguan Bella Aurora and a blueberry crumble bar sound? Pretty good, right? Well, they’re waiting for you at Guthrie’s newest buzzworthy coffeehouse. Follow it on Twitter, @HobokenCoffee, to stay updated with specials at this cozy gem.
3513 N. Classen Blvd.
This is the perfect place for friends, vegetarian and carnivorous alike, to meet up for lunch. Try the Ol’ Gyro veggie plate with a combination of hummus, baba ghanoush, tabouli, falafel and grape leaves. If you want some meat, try the Mix of Ol’ Gyro, described as the “Heaven mix plate.”
Photos by Shannon Cornman and Mark Hancock