Fusion restaurants get a bad rap because they don't understand the foods they're fusing. Mexican-Asian restaurant Chigama proves why fusion cuisine still matters.
Filipino food is salty and full of rich flavors of pork and sweet chicken and occasionally seafood. In other words, I love it. Find the Filipino Fusion truck. You'll love it, too.
Not every hole in the wall is worth exploring, but then there are places like Suphattra's, which are doing excellent food in unlikely places...like next to a lawnmower repair shop.
No one was happy to see Guernsey Park go, but the upside is OKC now has Okie Pokie and Noodee, a perfect pair of eateries for Oklahoma's unpredictable weather.
Sometimes I need help remembering that not everybody spends every day obsessed with local restaurants. So I'm sorry I haven't told you this yet, but Gogi Go! is worth your time.
Noodles and broth and braised pork belly are key to Tamashii Ramen House's success, but don't overlook the restaurant's excellent non-ramen options while you're there.
It turns out you don't need to know anythng about Filipino food to enjoy Filipino food at Chibugan Filipino Cuisine. In fact, not knowing what's in the brown sauce might be better.
If you're hungry for a new experience (and cuts of very thinly sliced meats), check out Edmond's Japanese hot pot restaurant Muu Shabu. Delicious and different in the best ways.
Don't let road construction scare you away from Taste of Korea. If Chae whet your appetite for Korean food, Taste of Korea will have you in the throes of foodie ecstacy.
Pie Junkie's Cheat Day returns with a deep dive into the massive menu at Golden Phoenix. This venerable Asian District stalwart has too many great dishes to stick with just one.
What could get this Cowboy down to Sooner country? Turns out great Thai food is worth several trips into the lions' den.
Let the koi in the lobby be your ambassadors of Kwan. That movie's got to be at least 20 years old now, right? Whatever. Kwan's Kitchen is great and...who's coming with me?!
We don't have *everything* in Oklahoma, but we've got an awful lot. Case in point, some pretty great Laotian food down on SW 29th Street in OKC.
Vibrating tongues, rainbow effects on the eggplant and a whole fish staring right at you. This is Tsubaki Szechuan and I can't wait to go back.
It's prime pho weather pretty much always. It's now easier than ever to find great pho in the metro, even if you're nowhere near the Asian District.
Yakiniku comes to Oklahoma City at Wagyu Japanese BBQ. The food is so good you won't even care that you're cooking most of it yourself.
Blending Latin and Asian cuisines, El Toro Chino's fusion food walks a fine line between sweet and savory. Whatever you do, save room for dessert.
La Brasa has evolved from a Peruvian restaurant into an eatery/bar/club with fusion cuisine and atmosphere to spare. But don't worry: they still serve the chicken.
Did you forget about Thai food? Again?! Make this sweet and spicy cuisine part of your life again at Panang 2 in Oklahoma City.
I hoped brunch at Chae would be good. I had no idea it would be so vital. This is what truly excellent fusion cuisine looks like.
The Plaza District didn't need Goro Ramen, but it's a better place because of it.
The Asia Society of Oklahoma sent me a press release, which I have summarized below, but before we get to that, let me tell you a bit about the Taste of Asia, coming Sept. 16.
If you're trying to feed an anaconda, try hitting up UR/BUN, which is dedicated to the art of great Asian buns.