All Hail the Cookie
Sweets on the Side specializes in artfully prepared, hand-painted custom cookies for every occasion. Run by mother of two Lan McCabe, Sweets on the Side was first a hobby, then became a full-time business once McCabe realized her broad appeal. If you’re looking to provide an artful treat for a baby shower, wedding or casual get-together, this is just the place to call for cookies (almost) too good to eat. Although there’s no brick and mortar establishment, visit sweetsonthesideokc.com to browse and order your treats.
Behold the Barrel
If you’re on the hunt for your newest lunch and dinner spot in the Tulsa metro, mosey down to Main Street Broken Arrow and behold Franklin’s Pork and Barrel. Locally sourced with a seasonal menu, Franklin’s offers the freshest ingredients around with a wide variety of options for meat lovers. Try the southwest charcuterie board or pulled pork wontons to start, then indulge in smoked prime rib or meatloaf sliders as a main dish. Bonus: Every month offers a new appetizer, burger, salad and drink special. 203 S. Main St., Broken Arrow; franklinspork.com.
Street Food Galore
Elevated street food is the name of the game at Guyute’s in Oklahoma City’s Uptown 23rd District. Open until 1:30 a.m. daily, this spot is perfect for a late-night bite with laid-back digs. Enjoy a vast array of fare like hummus, poutine, biscuits, pizza, burgers and other pub grub from owners Wayne Perotka and Jarrod Friedel, who have a passion for keeping things local. 730 N.W. 23 St., Oklahoma City; guyutes.com.