“This is the non-sexy space that visitors don’t get to see,” Michelle Gallagher Roberts says as she leads the way to the New Mexico Museum of Art’s sub-basement. It is there that a treasure trove of art belonging to the state’s oldest museum is archived, preserved and kept.
The smell of freshly sautéed onions fills the air at the corner of Mercer Street and St. Francis Drive. It’s coming from the grill of Bambini’s Steaks and Hoagies (905 S St. Francis Drive, 699-2243)—Santa Fe’s newest food truck, which specializes in Italian-style hoagies and Philly cheesesteaks.
I scream, you scream...you get the point. Few things bring out such unabashed joyous memories as ice cream does. Scoring the winning home-run, acing that algebra test, or in my case, not stealing from the corner grocery for a full week were rewarded with the icy treat.
There’s a late-night Chinese restaurant in my former home that my friends and I would hit up after a harsh barhopping sesh. Open well after 2 am, the joint became our official afterparty—chopsticks replaced glow sticks, and MSG did the same for MDMA.