318 E. Ayers, Edmond
Start with the fried pickles or ranchero salsa and chips. As for the burgers, get creative with the Havana Burger, which comes with grilled ham, cheese, salami, pickles and chipotle mayo. Skipping meat? Try the portobello shroom burger. It has balsamic marinated portobello, sautéed spinach, tomato, onion and herbed goat cheese. Finish up with smores.
Humble Pie Pizzeria
1319 S. Broadway, Edmond
This pizza palace specializes in authentic New York- and Chicago-style pizzas. Get started with bottomless seasoned pretzels before digging into the Bermuda Triangle, a special pie including a blend of cheeses, the signature red sauce, jalapeños and pineapple. If youre eating light, try the spinach salad, topped with tomatoes, onions, cheese and croutons.
1317 E. Danforth, Edmond
Dont forget to make reservations, because this Edmond nook is always full for dinner. With an array of appetizers such as puff pastry baked with duck confit and mushrooms, or sauteed jumbo shrimp with saffron, curry and white wine butter sauce its popularity isnt surprising. For dinner have the Chilean sea bass or pan-seared scallops with grilled oyster mushrooms.
505 S. Boulevard, Edmond
Dont miss this stylish favorite. Cajun tournedos or escargot will get you started. Steaks are priced based on cut and size. The grilled salmon is topped with jumbo shrimp, lump crab meat and a ginger-scallion aioli. Diners who cant decide on a single protein can go with the steak and lobster. Save room for Boulevard brandy ice. And did we mention the martini lounge?
The Cow Calf-Hay
3409 Wynn, Edmond
Besides boasting an odd name, this off-the-beaten-path hamburger joint serves up a mighty mean burger. Have yours with fried onions and cheese, or opt for the turkey or veggie variety. Make it extra special by adding on an egg, grilled pineapple, grilled jalapeños or bacon. For dessert, grab a piece of cow pie-cake, a yellow cake with strawberry juices.
315 S. Broadway, Edmond
Enjoy white cheese dip to start, followed by the super fajita nachos, crispy corn tortilla chips covered with grilled beef or chicken, beans, cheese, onions, bell peppers and tomatoes. Get a side of its choriqueso, white cheese dip with chorizo. Its mixed caldo is a soup that includes shrimp and fish with a side of rice. In a hurry? Get your fajitas to go.
16 S. Broadway, Edmond
Fancy a bacon-wrapped, Gorgonzola-stuffed date drizzled in a balsamic reduction? Of course, you do! What about blackened tilapia atop a rice pilaf with grilled squash? You can get that, too. Theres a wine suggestion for each menu item, as well as a cocktail and beer list that includes a pineapple Mojito made with pineapple-infused rum.
Photos by Shannon Cornman and Mark Hancock