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Topic: mexican food

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OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
Mexican food lovers should, oddly enough, visit Norman Public Library.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Holy guacamole

A unique blend of the familiar and exotic makes for a satisfying meal at Abel’s.

Restaurant Reviews

Sam Lower
Abel’s Mexican Restaurant
5822 N.W. 50th, Warr Acres

What works: Consistently great flavor and variety of food.
What needs to work: The taco menu option needs to be advertised.
The tip: The fresh fruit with lime juice and chili powder is a must.
Tuesday, May 8, 2012

Rico suave

Sometimes you just need some fast Mexican food. Enter Taco Rico.

Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
Taco Rico
3838 N. Lincoln Blvd.

What works: Tacos, burritos … you know, Mexican food.
What needs work: Not much. It does what it does.
Tips: Get queso for the tamales on the side. You may find you don't need all that sauce.
Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Parrot talk

Repeat after me: Casa Perico does Okie-Mex right.

Restaurant Reviews

Greg Elwell
What works: Enchiladas, tacos, fajitas … you know, Mexican food.
What needs work: Get rid of those fried guacamole bites.
Tips: Botanos are good, but filling. It’s an appetizer for a group.
Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Mayo, my!

Local chef Kurt Fleischfresser fancies up the Oklahoma-based chain, Taco Mayo.

Food and Drink Features

Carol Cole-Frowe
Whatever you do, don’t call it fast food.
Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Viva vegan

Mexican restaurant goes vegan, again, with pleasantly surprising results.

Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell


5820 N. Classen Blvd.

What works: The jicama wraps and tacos are so good, you stop caring that they’re vegan.

What needs work: The tamales needed a little more filling and flavor. 

Tips: Juice is really more of a smoothie. The spicy green is expensive but glug-worthy.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Pure nachismo

After five years as a Tuttle favorite, Nachitos is aiming to be the next out-of-town cult eatery.

Food and Drink Features

Louis Fowler
So many restaurateurs describe their customers as being “like family” that it is pretty easy to become cynical when hearing yet another one repeat it.
Wednesday, April 2, 2014