Oct. 8, 2015

Egg Me On

Flying Tortilla is a hidden gem

Food Writing There are times when, out of either dietary necessity or nostalgia, I flee to a restaurant that serves an array of simple-yet-delicious diner-style grub and American and New Mexican comfort food.

Oct. 07, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Wot’s Up?

Authentic Ethiopian food *finally* lands in Santa Fe

Food Writing Café Roha opened quietly in mid-August in the DeVargas Center space formerly occupied by Tree House Pastry Shop and Coffee House.

Sept. 30, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Keep on Truckin’

Local mobile-food scene just keeps getting better

Food Writing In anticipation of the Reporter’s Street Eats food truck event on Sunday, I thought I’d follow up the most recent SFR Restaurant Guide coverage of local mobile vendors with another batch of tasty offerings.

Sept. 23, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Color: Impressed

Fashion Outlets of Santa Fe’s new restaurant offering is mole-licious

Food Writing What is it about the restaurant space at the Fashion Outlets of Santa Fe that has seen so many tenants come and go over the past few years?

Sept. 16, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

What’s a ’mater, Man?

Tackling tomato season never tasted so good

Food Writing I hear a lot of people in Santa Fe commenting on how much the morning sunlight has changed lately, going on about its direction and unusual glow.

Sept. 09, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

What’s in a Name?

Longtime Railyard restaurant gets yet another new identity

Food Writing Railyard Restaurant & Saloon. La Stazione. Junction. Notice a pattern? If you guessed that all three restaurants bear names celebrating the railroad industry and Santa Fe’s connection to it, you’re correct.

Sept. 02, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Pupusa Me Crazy

Longing for an authentic taste of El Salvador? Head down St. Mike’s way

Food Writing When Bang Bite’s Enrique Guerrero calls you to check out a new food truck in town, you pick up.

Aug. 26, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Magic Mac

Local chefs do ABQ mac 'n' cheese contest for cancer charity

Food Writing Chef Tony Quintana isn’t messing around with traditional mac and cheese. When the chef throws down Saturday at an Albuquerque festival dedicated to the pasta and dairy combo, he’s kicking it up a notch.

Aug. 20, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

Continental Cuisine?

Including Native American food makes it so much better

Food Writing Growing up and living in Santa Fe since the late 1980s, I’ve always associated Indian Market weekend with food more than anything else.

Aug. 19, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Popeye? Naw…OPA!

Turn your summer spinach into something even the kids will like

Food Writing I never really liked spinach as a kid. As a toddler, I found its texture unpleasant and its flavor horrifying, like eating a tattered mechanic’s rag drenched in funk and chlorophyll.

Aug. 12, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Flying High and Drinking Well in Albuquerque

Kiss My Glass While most Santa Feans remain happily nestled in our artsy little mountain town there actually are some spectacular reasons to zip down I-25 at the crack of dawn.

Sept. 30, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Chile-Tails: Spice Up Your Sippers

Kiss My Glass If you’re like me, chile season ignites a kind of hoarding mania. I still have a few freezer bags from last year’s harvest, but the thought of running out before ­autumn 2016 fills me with anxious dread.

Sept. 16, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Create Your Own Party Punch

Kiss My Glass I’ve tried bartending my own parties, but that usually means I wind up stuck in the kitchen, squeezing limes, shaking and pouring, and not mingling with my guests.

Sept. 02, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

The Native Shaker

Kiss My Glass Long before the conquistadors arrived, Native people in modern-day New Mexico survived, and thrived, living off the land. Our arid climate makes year-round growing challenging, so drying and storing foods was integral to early populations.

Aug. 19, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

French Kissing

Kiss My Glass Do you remember your first kiss? Chances are it happened during summer vacation, when long, carefree days meant plenty of time for teenage mischief.

Aug. 05, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Drink Like a Spaniard

Kiss My Glass If asked to name the most popular mixed drink in Spain, I bet most folks would guess sangría. To be honest, until a few years ago, I would have thought the same.

July 22, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

What Should Santa Fe’s Official Cocktail Be?

Kiss My Glass Like anyone who actually grew up in Santa Fe, I have a special kind of pride in my hometown. Our food, history, architecture and native population paint a cultural picture unlike anyone else’s in the country.

July 08, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Fun Fourth of July Cocktails

Kiss My Glass Over the last decade, I’ve worked hard at learning the history of spirits, the recipes and the techniques of vintage cocktails, devoting my work to both learning and teaching around the country.

June 24, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Be the Bartender Every Tourist Wants to Take Home

Kiss My Glass Summer, otherwise known as tourist season, is upon us! Our city’s festivals, the opera, its beauty, music on the Plaza and gorgeous weather all land Santa Fe on Top 10 lists in travel guides around the globe.

June 10, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Your Home Bar: Part 3, Stock Your Spirits

Kiss My Glass The last two installments of Kiss My Glass focused on bar tools and glassware. Now comes the booze!

May 27, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

20 Faves

Restaurant Guide 2015 Andiamo! Santa Feans looking for a different kind of Italian dish should look no further than this local joint, which follows the basic conventions of the Boot’s cuisine with a slightly different twist. The meatballs in its traditional spaghetti dis

Oct. 22, 2014 by SFR

Essential New Mexican

The Big Chill & The Best Chile

Restaurant Guide 2015 Whether it’s for red, green or Christmas, smothered or salsa en el lado, Santa Feans’ love for New Mexico chile only deepens with the changing seasons Chile’s grip on the psyche of Santa Fe and New Mexico seems to strengthen with every new degre

Oct. 22, 2014 by Rob DeWalt

Origins of Southwest Food

All Mixed Up

Restaurant Guide 2015 Santa Fe’s culinary scene is, always has been and always will be a melting pot Oh, what a tangled, chile-smothered, pinto-flecked, cheese-covered, squash-sided, corn-kissed, globally appropriated web we weave. That’s the short story of Santa Fe

Oct. 22, 2014 by Rob DeWalt

Bake Me

Restaurant Guide 2015 When it comes to dining, Santa Feans know that it doesn’t get any finer than traditional recipes passed down from generation to generation. Here you’ll find three delectable options to make you fire up that oven courtesy of the FUZE.SW food conference.

Oct. 22, 2014 by SFR

5 Under $5: Sweet

Restaurant Guide 2015 Hankering for something sweet after all those chimis? Here are some toothsome options for just five bucks and under. 

Oct. 22, 2014 by Enrique Limón

Santa Fe Restaurant Guide Directory

Hungry? Here's where to go for fantastic meals

Restaurant Guide 2015 DOWNTOWN 315 Restaurant & Wine Bar 315 Old Santa Fe Trail, 986-9190 Contemporary French cuisine is paired with seasonal global wines. Agave Lounge Eldorado Hotel, 309 W San Francisco St., 995-4530 Nosh on sushi or a Kobe beef slider alongside speci

Oct. 22, 2014 by SFR

SFR's 2015 Restaurant Guide Is Out!

Here's where to find it

Restaurant Guide 2015 Thought it might not seem entirely appetizing, SFR's 2015 is laden with the blood, sweat and tears of its contributors, who have delivered our biggest Restaurant Guide yet.

Oct. 22, 2014 by SFR

Restaurant of the Year

Restaurant Martín

Restaurant Guide 2015 Consider the story of chef Martín Rios one of a local boy done good. Sure, he might originally hail from Guadalajara, but he’s paid his dues in the local culinary scene.

Oct. 21, 2014 by Enrique Limón

10 Best

Restaurant Guide 2015 Here is the Tantalizing 10—our top picks for local eateries that sizzle.

Oct. 21, 2014 by SFR

5 Under $5: Savory

Restaurant Guide 2015 Who says getting filled up has to break the bank? Here are some finger-licking savory options for five bucks and under.

Oct. 21, 2014 by Enrique Limón

Small Bites

Eat at SweetWater Harvest Kitchen and Extra Sauce

Small Bites When it comes to the concept of “honest food,” SweetWater Harvest Kitchen isn’t messing around. Ingredients are locally sourced—down to their mead made with New Mexico wildflower honey.

Oct. 07, 2015 by SFR

5 Under $5


Small Bites Hankering for something sweet after all those chimis? Here are some toothsome options for just five bucks and under.

Sept. 23, 2015 by Enrique Limón


Small Bites Eaten something amazing around town? Share it on Instagram using #SFRfoodies for a chance to be featured in our upcoming Restaurant Guide.

Sept. 23, 2015 by SFR

5 Under $5


Small Bites Who says getting filled up has to break the bank? Here are some finger-licking savory options for five bucks and under:

Sept. 09, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Small Bites

Eat at Bambini’s Steaks and Hoagies & Extra Sauce

Small Bites So you own a ski equipment rental shop and you’re looking to rebrand your space during the offseason; what do you do?

Aug. 26, 2015 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at Pollo Asado and Extra Sauce

Small Bites A meal prepared fresh inside the Cheeks parking lot doesn’t sound appetizing off the bat, but the fumes coming from Pollo Asado are enough to lure both fans and newbies, day in, day out, to this bitchin’ chicken shack.

Aug. 12, 2015 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at Omira and Extra Sauce

Small Bites Oh the perils of that great American pastime known as the all-you-can-eat buffet!

July 29, 2015 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at Taberna and Extra Sauce

Small Bites This hidden sister of the posh European restaurant that won SFR’s Restaurant of the Year in 2013 is styled to function as overflow for the original La Boca and to offer a more casual atmosphere for lunch and happy hour.

July 15, 2015 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at Vinaigrette and Extra Sauce

Small Bites There was a time when getting both a table and a parking spot during the lunch hour at Vinny’s seemed like a minor miracle.

June 17, 2015 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at Shoko and Extra Sauce

Small Bites Shohko Café Forget the three-martini lunch; go to Shohko Café for a three-sake lunch instead.

June 03, 2015 by SFR

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