When we think of great Southern cities, a few places typically come to mind. There’s the major metropolitan of Atlanta. There’s the country music capitol of Nashville, and the incredible soul and history of New Orleans. We visit these places time and time again seeking out that palpable energy that never seems to leave them. There’s always something to do, something new to see, and an enigmatic spirit that’s hard to define.

In the past few years, a new contender in the arena of great Southern cities has begun to take shape; and this time the excitement is happening out west in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

...Great eats are easy to find in Oklahoma City. With so many delicious places to choose from, you’ll need to stay a couple weeks (or months) to try them all. But if you’ve only got a few days, here are some good places to start. Your first night in town should be spent at The Jones Assembly, a 20,000-square-foot dining and entertainment hub in downtown OKC that’s known for its creative regional cuisine, craft cocktails, and regular live music. Read more here.