211 W. Main, Norman
One of our accounting gurus has run all the numbers, and for her, Sweet Basil just adds up.
love, love, love Sweet Basil in Norman, she said. Its not just
because it has the best Massaman curry and pineapple fried rice in the
world, but because the people who own the restaurant are so awesome and
always present in the restaurant. The service is beyond compare and they
now have a full bar!
1614 N.W. 23rd
can count on those design folk to be creative and have a good eye for
quality things. Sala Thai meets and then exceeds one of our designers
Sala Thais cinnamon chicken or tofu, Drunken Noodles, pad thai, Tom Yum
and Massaman curry, which is great on a cold day, he said.
The Sushi Bar
1201 N.W. 178th, Edmond
Being a photographer for Gazette is
likely one of the busiest jobs there is. At least it lends time to
check out all the cool places with a magnified lens. One of our
photographers thinks The Sushi Bar is picture-perfect!
Sushi Bar is good for a dark, date-like and clean atmosphere, she
said. Great sushi, unique recipes, always great friendly service with
consistent staff that remember and greet you like family or a friend.
Zorbas Mediterranean Cuisine & Bar
6014 N. May
When youre in the Gazettes production
department, youve got to make decisions good ones on the fly. For
the production director, there wasnt a moments hesitation when asked
about her favorite place to dine.
I love the people and the food, she said. Well put!
La Baguette Bistro
7408 N. May
At the helm of every good ship (in this case, the ship is the 33-year-old Gazette), there
is a good captain. According to one of our fearless leaders, theres a
place you can set your sails toward and find some tasty treasure.
pick anything from the menu, atmosphere closest place to Paris I
know of, best-accented men Michel and Alain, best-looking cook
Alain, and most charming and ornery host Michel, she said.
1901 Northwest Expressway
a long week designing some of these pretty pages you flip through, one
of our talented creatives likes to relax with a tasty dish before
hitting the shops in Penn Square Mall.
really like Pepperoni Grill in Penn Square, she said. Consistently
good food the spinach salad with grilled chicken and fresh pears is
yummy, the atmosphere is pleasant no loud music, and you can usually
get in on a Saturday evening without a long wait.
When our resident classically trained chef and all-around food guru gives advice about where to eat, we listen. You should, too.
really like the Museum Cafe, she said. Its within walking distance
of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and other events, or for just a stroll
around the downtown area. The food, atmosphere and service is always
consistent. Every dish is like a masterpiece brought to life.
Photos by Shannon Cornman and Mark Hancock