May 28, 2016

Capital Idea

Stellar service and seriously fun food make this place a special treat

Food Writing People often ask food critics: What’s the best restaurant? It’s incredibly frustrating because this question is almost impossible to answer. It’s like asking someone to pick a favorite pair of shoes.

May 25, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

Past Repast

Dining into the future at the Inn of the Anasazi

Food Writing There’s a new chef at Anasazi Restaurant, you may have heard. Edgar Beas took over the Inn of the Anasazi’s kitchen earlier this year, and he’s just released new menus.

May 18, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

Pho in the Wall

Vietnamese fare at Saigon Café comes with a retro vibe

Food Writing The food and the atmosphere of Saigon Café (501 W Cordova Road, 988-4951) provide a cool respite on a blisteringly sunny Santa Fe day.

May 11, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

The Frugal Carnivore

Sharpen your knife and fill your freezer with filet mignon

Food Writing Last week in reviewing a new steakhouse, The Bourbon Grill at El Gancho, I mentioned that I like to buy nice cuts of beef and cook steaks at home. I do this because a) it’s cheaper and b) I think it’s fun.

May 04, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

Bourbon Grill at El Gancho

Set a course for adventure, your mind on a new romance

Food Writing Walking in from the street, the first aroma to hit you is, of course, chlorine. Yes, this is a restaurant attached to a fitness center, but the pool smell is a little disorienting for diners coming in from the street and not from aquarobics.

April 27, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

Matzo Fast

It’s Passover, so you should probably spend two days making chicken soup

Food Writing If your religion is food, then you should be thinking about how you can work chicken matzo ball soup into your schedule this week.

April 20, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

Meanwhile, Back at the Rancho

Get out of the city for classic culinary rewards in Chimayó

Food Writing There’s more than one pilgrimage destination in Chimayó. Just down the road from El Santuario de Chimayó another rehabilitative substance can be found that is perhaps just as divine: burritos.

April 13, 2016 by Ben Kendall

Jam on It

English muffins are easy to make—if you have the right potato

Food Writing Many moons ago, when I was but a wee cook at a local bistro, I tried flexing my creative muscle to impress the chef by making English muffins from scratch.

April 06, 2016 by Rob DeWalt

Heaven on Wheels


The Street Food Institute’s stellar food truck rolls back into town

Food Writing At the corner of Paseo de Peralta and Old Santa Fe Trail, just across the street from Kaune’s Neighborhood Market, something delicious is afoot.

March 30, 2016 by Rob DeWalt

Meat Me on Guadalupe Street

Whole Hog Café keeps it saucy, and mostly juicy

Food Writing Santa Fe isn’t exactly known as an international barbecue destination, but it still offers a few dedicated options to get your smoked meats and traditional sides on.

March 23, 2016 by Rob DeWalt

Hiking the Margarita Trail

Kiss My Glass Did you know that the margarita is one of the most popular mixed drinks, not only in Santa Fe but also the world?

May 10, 2016 by Natalie Bovis

Rumming Around the World

Kiss My Glass As one of the world’s oldest spirits, rum’s history is directly linked to global trade. A distillate derived from fermented sugar cane or molasses, one of the first spirits of the New World was rum.

April 27, 2016 by Natalie Bovis

The Bar Is in Bloom!

Kiss My Glass What a more perfect way to welcome spring blossoms than with blooming cocktails? You can make your own floral infusions, and if you’re familiar with my garden-to-glass mixology (and book), you already know I love making my own.

April 13, 2016 by Natalie Bovis

What’s New in Springtime Sipping?

Kiss My Glass As we peel off the layers and venture out—bare skinned and blinking—into the sensuous sunrays and warming evenings, we’re another year older but feel younger than springtime.

March 30, 2016 by Natalie Bovis

Kiss Me, I’m Irish Whiskey

Kiss My Glass St. Patrick’s Day is an excuse to let our inner leprechauns out to play by knocking back some Irish whiskey. What makes this particular kind of whiskey special? As the luck of the Irish would have it, I’ve got a quick overview.

March 16, 2016 by Natalie Bovis

The Last Slinger Standing Trophy Comes to Santa Fe

Kiss My Glass Some called it a Cinderella story. Others muttered in disbelief, “What the [expletive] just happened?” As for the six of us from New Mexico, well, we just celebrated. Last Slinger Standing is the bartending competition of the Southwest.

March 02, 2016 by Natalie Bovis

Say Cheese, Oscar!

Kiss My Glass The Super Bowl is over, and the next big competition is here: the Academy Awards! But hosting an Oscar party is not a pizza-and-chicken-wings kind of affair.

Feb. 17, 2016 by Natalie Bovis

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

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

Directory

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

Apéritif

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 Paper Dosa and #SFRFoodies

Small Bites Indian food doesn’t have to be a pile of indistinguishable mush, and the whole concept of assembling your own dosa proves that it can also be fun as an evening of DIY if you go to the right restaurant.

May 25, 2016 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at Luminaria and #SFRFoodies

Small Bites The goods at the Inn and Spa at Loretto are the very definition of scrumptious.

May 04, 2016 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at Jambo and #SFRfoodies

Small Bites African-Caribbean fusion Jambo Café has a sort of locals-only appeal, with casual décor, the highlights of which are the gauze shade icicle lights that hang from the ceiling.

April 20, 2016 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at Fire & Hops and #SFRfoodies

Small Bites Beer and burgers. Chocolate and whipped cream. Tacos and cider. These are combinations that win every time.

April 06, 2016 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at Dr. Field Goods and #SFRFoodies

Small Bites If you want to be daring and try some goat meat for the first time in the history of your palate, then head to Dr. Field Goods Kitchen and wash it down with some housemade habanero that’s got a little honey in it.

March 23, 2016 by SFR

Small Bites

Eat at Counter Culture and #SFRFoodies

Small Bites With service of all three meals nearly every day in its bustling community room and on two outdoor patios, including under a shade structure in the front, eating here is a low-key, cash-only affair that gives you time to contemplate a constantly changing decorative scheme featuring local artists.

Feb. 24, 2016 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

The Fork

Multimedia

The Fork Whatever you do, make sure none of the foods on your plate touch each other. Urrr … what?

May 26, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

The Fork

Bottoms Up!

The Fork This weekend, it’s all about the Outside Bike & Brew! In last week’s Fork, we told you all about the rides, tastings, dinners and concerts.

May 19, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

The Fork

All I Want Is More Beer

The Fork Congratulations are in order! Second Street Brewery won a silver medal for its Trebuchet Imperial IPA at the recent World Beer Cup.

May 12, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

The Fork

Mother's Day Edition

The Fork Oho! In case you had forgotten, Sunday is Mother’s Day, so you’d better get scrambling now if you haven’t got anything special planned.

May 05, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

The Fork

A Tourist in Your Own Town

The Fork The Santa Fe Culinary Academy is starting its spring term of dinner service this Thursday.

April 28, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

The Fork

Passover and a Late Spring Break Getaway

The Fork Take the night off from cooking and go out to eat today (April 21), because it’s the 18th annual fundraiser for Kitchen Angels.

April 21, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

The Fork

Spice Up Spring in Santa Fe

The Fork Before we begin, a brief (re-)introduction. This is Gwyneth Doland filling in for the late Rob DeWalt. You may remember my name from The Total Pig column, which ran in SFR from 2005 until 2008.

April 14, 2016 by Gwyneth Doland

The Fork

End of an Era, Green Thumbs and More Excuses to Drink

The Fork This edition of The Fork comes with the sad news that its originator, longtime food and music journalist Rob DeWalt, died on April 6.

April 07, 2016 by SFR

The Fork

A Food Truck Scramble, a Tragic Fire and a Gastropub Pop-Up

The Fork Vince Kadlubek put out a social media request recently seeking suggestions for a permanent food truck to service the hungry patrons of Meow Wolf.

March 31, 2016 by Rob DeWalt

The Fork

Easter Feasting, the Roaring Twenties and a Santa Fe Cidery for Sale

The Fork Easter brunch options on March 27 abound in Santa Fe, but two particular menus at local favorites caught The Fork’s eye recently.

March 24, 2016 by Rob DeWalt
 

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