Haunted House Restaurant
7101 Miramar Blvd.
wouldnt want to dine in a haunted mansion? It might be a little
spooky, but the food of this longtime, by-reservation-only restaurant
will leave you feeling safe and warm. Try the shrimp scampi sautéed with
garlic butter, boneless breast of chicken, french-fried shrimp or
grilled Norwegian salmon.
Rococo Restaurant & Fine Wine
2824 N. Pennsylvania Ave.
is known for its amazing crab cakes. In fact, it even has its own
Twitter, @RococosCrabCake. While at its brick-and-mortar, enjoy
fettuccini carbonara, pomodoro and East Coast-inspired chicken dishes.
Never fear Chef Bruce Rinehart has plenty of dishes for herbivores,
The Mantel Wine Bar & Bistro
201 E. Sheridan Ave.
located in Bricktown, The Mantel is the perfect stop before an evening
on the canal. The Wellington Trio a shrimp, beef and wild mushroom
pastry with lobster sauce is an excellent start. Dive into the main
course with four cheese tortellini and grilled chicken or a prime filet.
Blu Fine Wine & Food
201 S. Crawford Ave., Norman
brunch at Blu serves up all the hangover must-haves: a Bloody Mary bar,
French toast, eggs Benedict and, of course, mimosas. Cant make it out
of bed on Sunday? Stop in for a lunch special or enjoy a dinner entree:
portobello chicken quesadillas or rosemary and dijon pork tenderloin.
801 Signal Ridge Dr., Edmond
with the rustic guacamole a blend of fresh avocado, corn, onion,
cilantro and tomatoes. Dont pass up the Coyote Chicken Sandwich with
pulled rotisserie chicken, Jack cheese, jalapeños and onions and
balanced with a chipotle mayonnaise. Other top picks are the enchiladas
and the chicken-fried steak.
2909 Paseo St.
ahead for reservations at this locale for exceptional service,
delicious food and private dining areas. Enjoy the Chilean Sea Bass with
citrus lime beurre blanc or the Paseo Grill filet, done with mushrooms
in a light butter and garlic sauce. Dont pass up the wine its
selection is one of the best.
6714 N. Western Ave.
the chopped grilled asparagus salad, a mix of lettuce and asparagus
julienne with a red wine vinaigrette, goat cheese and spiced almonds.
Its organic half-chicken is pan roasted and served with potatoes and
green beans. For dessert, get banana cake topped with Southern Comfort
Photos by Shannon Cornman and Mark Hancock