Feb. 10, 2016

‘Thank You,’ in Any Language

Low-key new Italian restaurant beats Olive Garden

Food Writing When you live on the Southside, certain unalienable truths draw boundaries around your dining options. Yet if you’re looking for a meal away from home and don’t have a downtown pocketbook (who does?), this part of the city is a much better bet.

Feb. 10, 2016 by Julie Ann Grimm

Once Bite-en, Never Shy

Santa Fe Bite’s iconic burgers still live up to the hype

Food Writing When Santa Fe Bite (inside Garrett’s Desert Inn, 311 Old Santa Fe Trail, 982-0544) opened in downtown Santa Fe in 2013, there was a collective sigh of relief—and some trepidation—for green chile cheeseburger lovers everywhere.

Feb. 03, 2016 by Rob DeWalt

Feel the Burns

A night of ritual and revelry for Scotland’s greatest bard

Food Writing When I go to sleep, I often dream of Scotland. And in those dreams, I sometimes hear the recitation of poetry written by Robert Burns (1759-1796), the national poet of that great country. I’m a Scot-o-phile.

Jan. 27, 2016 by Rob DeWalt

Plates Odyssey

The confounding intersection of David Bowie and food

Food Writing I know, the Bowie tributes are getting tiresome, and the grief machine has moved on to veteran actor Alan Rickman. Perhaps by presstime, there will be another huge loss to the creative universe to clog up your Facebook feed. But hear me out:

Jan. 20, 2016 by Rob DeWalt

Round Two

Follow-up visit to Tune-Up delivers a breakfast of champions

Food Writing Walking into the Tune-Up Café (formerly home to Dave’s Not Here) at 5:30 pm for dinner, I’m greeted by Bob Marley.

Jan. 13, 2016 by Ben Kendall

A Friend of Ours

Southside, simple Los Amigos takes off the winter chill

Food Writing Here is a tip on how to not run a successful restaurant: post your hours on your building and online, and then don’t be open when you say you are. Oh, and don’t answer your phone or have voicemail available.

Jan. 06, 2016 by Rob DeWalt

Food Forward

Get in the DeLorean, McFly, we’re going to next year

Food Writing 2015 has been a great year for gastronomes in Santa Fe, but instead of recapping things, I’d like to take a stab at celebrating next year, now.

Dec. 23, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Pour Some Sugar on Me

I did it all for the cookie, and it was cathartic

Food Writing It’s been hard to get into the holiday spirit this season. With all that’s going on in the world, “cheer” has been pretty hard to come by.

Dec. 16, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Express Yourself

Southside restaurant lures palates of all stripes—and they deliver!

Food Writing Sometimes you want a taco, sometimes you crave good Chinese food and at other times you just want to sink your teeth into a classic American hamburger.

Dec. 09, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Take a Turkey Break

Cleanse your palate after Thanksgiving

Food Writing Let’s face it: There is no changing the fact that Thanksgiving and Christmas are only about a month apart.

Dec. 02, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Toast “Gung Hey Fat Choy” with Baijiu

Kiss My Glass Every few years, a new product explodes upon the global mixology scene, and bar folks’ ears perk up. A new toy! A few years back, genever, the Dutch predecessor to today’s gin, became the darling of the industry with its unique, malty flavor.

Feb. 03, 2016 by Natalie Bovis

Super Sudsy Beer Drinks

Kiss My Glass For some, winter sports means whooshing down a powdery mountain, leaving a feathery flurry of snow fluttering behind, tickling the whiskers of El Niño as he visits our neck of the woods.

Jan. 20, 2016 by Natalie Bovis

Does Having a Drink Mean Ditching Resolutions?

Kiss My Glass Do the first weeks of January mean dragging around the gym bag and yoga mat to tighten up your jiggly “dad bod” by spring?

Jan. 06, 2016 by Natalie Bovis

Holiday Cheer Around the World

Kiss My Glass As Santa’s reindeer guide his sleigh from country to country on Christmas Eve, don’t think that delivering presents is the only thing on the old fella’s mind!

Dec. 23, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Cozy Cocktails

Kiss My Glass Whether having “me time” with a book or movie marathon while the snow piles up or enjoying game night with friends, I think that having an excuse to chill out while you warm up next to a roaring fire is the best part of winter.

Dec. 08, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Literary Libations

Kiss My Glass “I like to drink martinis, two at the very most. Three, I’m under the table. Four, I’m under the host!”—Dorothy Parker Writers and booze are longtime bedfellows.

Nov. 25, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Give Thanks for Dranks!

Kiss My Glass Is anyone else kind of amazed that the holidays have already crept up on us? Weren’t opera tailgate parties and Fiestas, like, just last week?

Nov. 11, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Ghouls & Goblins:

Horror Story Bar Guests

Kiss My Glass Hospitality is about taking care of the guest. Extra lemon? Sure. Substitute one brand of vodka for another? No problem. Refill those free bar snacks (for the fifth time) because you’re too cheap to buy food off the menu? OK.

Oct. 28, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Pumpkin Spice Is Everything Nice

Kiss My Glass Forget presidential elections. Nothing divides social media more than pumpkin spice.

Oct. 14, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

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

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


2016 Restaurant Guide

Restaurant Guide 2016 Step away from the ramen and check out these superior restaurants in town. From the exotic to family-style, we’ve got you covered.

Oct. 21, 2015 by SFR

Keep on Truckin’

Local mobile-food scene just keeps getting better

Restaurant Guide 2016 Since the City of Santa Fe’s decision to loosen restrictions on food trucks established vendors have been upping their culinary game, as new vendors begin popping up with more regularity.

Oct. 21, 2015 by Rob DeWalt


2016 Restaurant Guide

Restaurant Guide 2016 From haute cuisine to down-home grub, Santa Fe boasts some of the best eats around. Check out SFR’s biggest Restaurant Guide ever for a rundown of favorite local eats, can’t-miss happy hours and the city’s most comprehensive restaurant directory. ¡Provecho!

Oct. 21, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Restaurant of the Year

2016 Restaurant Guide

Restaurant Guide 2016 I called it last year. It was too early in Georgia’s stint to fast-track it, but everything about the Johnson Street eatery screams out winner.

Oct. 21, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Top 10

2016 Restaurant Guide

Restaurant Guide 2016 Santa Fe boasts a unique culinary landscape that combines fine dining with down-home goodness. Did your favorite eatery make the cut for this year’s Top 10? Click to find out.

Oct. 21, 2015 by SFR

Used to be There

2016 Restaurant Guide

Restaurant Guide 2016 Santa Fe is a food town, there’s no denying that, but for every legendary eatery that opened its doors before Coronado even appeared in the state, there are those places that seem to be in a constant state of transition.

Oct. 21, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Get Buzzed

Restaurant Guide 2016 Here’s one time that drinking and driving is OK: When you’re drinking a double shot of espresso poured into steaming milk and sealed behind a plastic lid, jostling along in your cupholder as you circumnavigate Santa Fe’s labyrinth-like roads.

Oct. 21, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

10 Under $10

2016 Restaurant Guide

Restaurant Guide 2016 Times are tight, but as you look into your kitchen you realize that sometimes you’ve just gotta say, “Screw it!” and head out into the world to eat.

Oct. 21, 2015 by Alex De Vore

Happy Hour Guide

2016 Restaurant Guide

Restaurant Guide 2016 Negorni, tempranillo or small-batch whiskey? Check out our Happy Hour Guide and get your evening started out right. Cheers!

Oct. 21, 2015 by Alex De Vore

25 Best

2016 Restaurant Guide

Restaurant Guide 2016 Picking 20 restaurants to define the best Santa Fe’s culinary scene has to offer wasn’t good enough this year, so we upped the ante to 25. Did your favorite make the cut?

Oct. 21, 2015 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at Bouche and #SFRfoodies

Small Bites Bouche feels like a place worth coming home to stay. Pull up a seat on their patio to enjoy dinner with a sunset-strewn sky over the top of their walled garden, or take a table indoors, among the hardwood floors and fireplace.

Feb. 10, 2016 by SFR

Small Bites

Small Bites Andrew Cooper, the chief chef at Terra Restaurant at Four Seasons Rancho Encantado, has managed to turn melted cheese into a delicacy that’s to be shared with everyone at your table.

Jan. 27, 2016 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at Joseph's and #SFRFoodies

Small Bites I once read that eating like a bird is a misnomer, as birds eat a lot compared to their size.

Jan. 13, 2016 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at Geronimo and #SFRFoodies

Small Bites Geronimo It’s best to dine here with partners willing to let you steal a bite off their plates (but try not to drip on the linen; you’re sitting at one of the few places in the city where one can procure valet parking, after all).

Dec. 16, 2015 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at Estevan and #SFRFoodies

Small Bites All good things come to those who wait. Case in point: Estevan Restauranté.

Nov. 18, 2015 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at 315 Restaurant & Wine Bar and The Compound

Small Bites Executive chef and owner Louis Moskow spends his Tuesday and Saturday early morning hours at the Santa Fe Farmers Market, selecting local produce.

Nov. 04, 2015 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at The Compound and Extra Sauce

Small Bites The Compound Tucked away off the city’s famous gallery thruway, this stalwart of fine dining has been making the splurge worth it since the 1960s.

Oct. 21, 2015 by SFR

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

The Fork

The Fork: Fat Tuesday and Monkey Worship

The Fork Santa Fe is gearing up for Mardi Gras on Tuesday, Feb. 9, and one local restaurant is in it to win it with a fine-looking four-course dinner. Feb. 8 marks the Chinese New Year, the Year of the Monkey.

Feb. 04, 2016 by Rob DeWalt

The Fork

Lucha Libre, Souper-Good Times—and a Spirit Returns

The Fork As January winds down, things are looking extremely up around the state’s food and beverage landscape.

Jan. 28, 2016 by Rob DeWalt

The Fork

A Cheese Queen, and Taos Goes Grape

The Fork It’s comforting to know that our local food community is constantly raising the bar. It isn’t always about representing those mad food skills locally, though.

Jan. 21, 2016 by Rob DeWalt

The Fork

Getting Hot-Saucy, Frothy and Sammie

The Fork Starting next week, the finest food news in the land will start making its way to your inbox on Thursdays, instead of Mondays.

Jan. 11, 2016 by Rob DeWalt

The Fork

Ahhh! That Fresh New Year Aroma!

The Fork Happy New Year, Forksters! This week in food news, it's all about beer, bricks and Betty Crocker blunders.

Jan. 04, 2016 by Rob DeWalt

The Fork

Cat Fancy and Nogged Pollo Make the Season Bright

The Fork This week, we offer a hot-cider upgrade to celebrate the beginning of winter, bow down to the ultimate holly-jolly chicken wing recipe, ponder the future of Albuquerque’s food truck scene and try to imagine what it’s like spitting cat hairs out of our lattes.

Dec. 28, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

The Fork

Something Old, Something New and Something Bizarre

The Fork In The Fork this week, we honor the timeless miracle of beer and cheese as perfect partners.

Dec. 21, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

The Fork

High Crimes and Mistletoe Demeanors

The Fork We explore some good, bad and ugly food news from Santa Fe and around the world.

Dec. 14, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

The Fork

Feast and Famine

The Fork Santa Fe is no dullard when it comes to food-related events, nor is it a stranger to major accolades.

Dec. 07, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

The Fork

You Win Some, You Dim Sum

The Fork Dim sum, egg rolls, beer, ski season and more

Nov. 30, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

#SFRfoodies Instagram Feed

Have you come across a dish so amazing that you just had to document it? Snap a pic and share it on Instagram using #SFRfoodies and join the Santa Fe foodie movement!