Tamales around town
Tamales can be procured from a lot of places around town. Heck, even Braum’s sells a pretty salty version in the freezer sections of their markets. But here are three I particulary like:
While owner Emilio Salinas doesn’t serve them everyday, what he offers each Friday are at the top of the tamale chain. In business since the 1992, Pepe Delgado’s has grown from tiny taqueria to full blown restaurant and live music emporium on Campus Corner. But it’s best days are Fridays when they offer tamales cooked in grape leaves, then served under a sea of spicy red chile sauce.752 Asp Ave. Norman
Zarate’s Latin Mexican Grill
This new entry in the competitive Tex-Mex landscape offers Peruvian tamales. The rest of the menu offers selections from all regions of Central andSouth America.
706 S Broadway, Edmond
The tiny cafe in the space previously occupied by Cafe Do Brasil picks up where its predecessor left off, offering unique food from south of the Border. This Guatamalan restaurant is known for its breakfast, but during the holidays they’re offering tamales — which are the national Christmas dish of Guatamala.
2409 N Hudson, Oklahoma City