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August 29, 2010

Eateries coming to Norman

NORMAN — Several new restaurants, including four within about a mile of each other, are opening up soon in Norman.

Some of the names are familiar, some aren’t.

Driving along 12th Avenue SE — where three are under way within a stone’s throw of one another at the Alameda Street intersection — it’s hard to miss all the new eateries under construction.

According to the City of Norman’s planning division, the following restaurants have filed for permits and are expected to open in the coming weeks and months:

· Jimmy’s Egg, 2539 W. Main St., is opening soon in the space previously occupied by Denny’s.

Founded 30 years ago in Oklahoma City, Jimmy’s Egg now has 17 locations in Oklahoma, four in Kansas and one in Houston. The nearest location is in Moore.

The restaurant is known for staying open for breakfast and lunch, typically from 6:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

· The International House of Pancakes, 1049 12th Ave. NE, is still in the early stages of construction just south of the Robinson Street intersection.

IHOP, founded in 1958 in Los Angeles, has about 1,500 locations in every state in the U.S., including one in Norman at 840 Ed Noble Parkway.

IHOP is known for being open 24 hours a day and specializes in breakfast dishes.

· KFC, aka Kentucky Fried Chicken, 1201 Alameda St., is reopening soon, with outside construction nearly complete.

KFC recently closed its 12th Avenue NE location to rebuild the store using a more modern architectural design.

Another KFC is located west of the University of Oklahoma campus at 1801 W. Lindsey St.

KFC has more than 5,200 locations in the U.S. and another 15,000 or so sprinkled throughout the rest of the world.

· Dickey’s Barbecue Pit, 115 12th Ave. SE, is nearly finished at the Alameda Street intersection, as well.

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