Out on the patio, a pontoon boat floats by beneath the feet of diners digging into crispy tempura fish tacos and Latin fried rice. The Bricktown canal runs right by Yucatan Taco Stand, where contemporary Mexican-Latin cuisine reigns supreme. At the granite-topped bar, guests browse a selection of more than 75 100% agave tequilas, or order up unusual margaritas, such as the pineapple cinnamon or cucumber jalapeno. To complement drinks, a lengthy menu features colorful plates such as chile relleno espanole?roasted chilis stuffed with beef and cheeses, topped with espanola sauce, and plated with fried rice and bright veggies.
The Brook takes its name from the former movie theatre whose neon marquee still beckons suds- and supper-seekers fifteen years after its conversion to the restaurant's original location. At both current outposts, more than 20 flat-screen TVs kindle a bonfire of sports-centered good times while fans and families attempt to memorize an extensive menu stocked with pub staples such as burgers, cheese fries, and chicken fried steaks. From behind the bar, draft beer, wine, and cocktails help evenings wind up, down, and, on Leap Day, sideways, in an atmosphere that Urban Tulsa Weekly describes as "a place to see and be seen."
To most, Sundays in the fall mean football, and Leon’s Restaurant is no exception. Bartenders and waitresses shotgun cans of Red Bull on game day, all in preparation for a horde of customers gathering to munch upscale bar food and gawk at nearly 20 big-screen TVs, which broadcast not only NFL games, but also all local college and professional teams' games. Build-your-own half-pound burgers, brick-oven pizzas made eight ways, and signature sandwiches stuffed with blackened chicken or corned beef nourish customers as they cheer during sacks or when their mascot eats the other team’s cheerleaders. A dozen red and white wines and a range of domestic and imported beers on tap or in bottles complement meals, whereas mimosas and a bloody mary bar quench thirsts during weekend brunch, served every Saturday and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Ingrid’s Pantry has become an Oklahoma City eatery, where German and other European specialties meet classic American deli cuisine. Bratwursts come wrapped in rogelli bread with green pepper and onions or on a plate aside german potato salad and sauerkraut, and meatloaf arrives at tables topped with gravy. In addition to sausages and schnitzels, the kitchen staff grills 15 specialty sandwiches including a veggie melt and both corned beef and turkey Reubens.
Red Mango's frozen yogurt has been garnering national attention for more than five years, unlike that musician strumming away next to the foosball table in his basement. The shop earned a place atop Zagat's 2011 lists for Best Smoothie and Frozen Yogurt Chain and Best Healthy Options Among Quick Refreshment Chains. Red Mango showcases its award-winning reputation by dishing up all-natural and gluten-free yogurts?all of which are either low-fat or nonfat?that promote healthy digestive and immune systems with natural probiotics. Friendly staff members are always on hand to whip more than 40 flavors of frozen yogurt into Stevia-sweetened smoothies or parfaits layered with organic granola and fruit, and dish out coffee and oatmeal for breakfast or mid-day pick-me-up.. The toppings bar brims with crunchy cereal, cheesecake bits, and nuts, allowing creative customization.
Modeled on England's famed watering holes, Baker St. Pub & Grill greets visitors with a softly lit atmosphere, age-darkened wood, and ceilings adorned with anglophilic knickknacks. Classic Britannic drinks such as Guinness and Strongbow Cider flow from the bar's taps, joined by New Belgium, Fat Tire, and other American craft brews. Guests can pair their brew with something from the pub menu, featuring Welsh rarebit sandwiches, bangers and mash, and shepherd's pie. Fish and chips come in classic form, or potato crusted. Those looking to sink their teeth into homegrown specialties can order a juicy sirloin burger or spicy chicken wings.