Food Writing Last we left the Chain, Martín Rios, now a James Beard Award semifinalist for the best chef of the Southwest, sang the praises of Andiamo! So far, we’ve showcased 12 local chefs talking about their favorite SF eateries. Here are four more to add to the mix. ... More
Food Writing Santa Fe’s pleasure trifecta—otherwise known as the strip mall in the 2800 block of Cerrillos Road—that houses Cheeks, The Locker Room Sports Bar and Arcade News, recently got a little more gangster and a lot more delicious thanks to the arrival of Ortega’s Jerky. ... More
Food Writing Available since the 1800s, tapas will probably be around for centuries to come. But that may not be the case for “fine dining.” According to Caruso, “The trend of fine dining has died.” He continues, “In most cases, the food doesn’t live up to the white linen table cloth. ... More
Food Writing Mexican seafood is amazing in general. And as far as aphrodisiacs go, oysters are a tried and true classic. Casanova, the infamous 18 th century lover, supposedly ate 50 of them every morning. ... More
Food Writing The area hosts a platter of mom and pop restaurants, casual dining chains, food trucks and gems like Horseman’s Haven Café (4354 Cerrillos Road, 471-5420)—an unassuming temple to New Mexico’s culinary landscape housed next to a filling station. ... More
I kept hearing about it through the grapevine: There’s a good, newish restaurant in the Triangle District. “It’s where?” I asked over and over, craning my neck whenever I drove around the neighborhood. Finally, I saw it.
Welcome back to The Food Chain, SFR’s regular Food feature in which
we grill local chefs by tapping into their taste buds to find out where
they dine when they clock out of their kitchens.
In the landscape of adobe, enchiladas and luminarias, it can be a bit of a shock to walk into a traditional European café and suddenly feel as though you’re just a stone’s throw from the center of Paris.
Food Writing Pecos is a name I have always associated with the word “wilderness.” It’s the aspen-filled forest that hovers over the city of Santa Fe, the massive sprawling expanse of green-colored blob on Google Maps, the “Pecos Wilderness.” But, it’s also a little town just outside of Santa Fe in San Miguel County. ... More
Food Writing Few restaurants have the kind of view or neighbors that you’ll find at Museum Hill Café (710 Camino Lejo, 984-8900). Perched on the edge of Milner Plaza in between the Museum of the Indian Arts and Culture and the Museum of International Folk Art, the café is frequented by visitors to the cultural attractions. ... More
Food Writing The baby of owner and chef Brian Knox of Aqua Santa and Café Escalera fame, the burger shack in the 600 block of Cerrillos Road has been a couple of years in the making. For months, its website has remained devoid of any concrete information and has featured only a video of Andy Warhol chowing down on a hamburger along with the slogan “Dedicated to the preservation of the original green chile cheeseburger.” ... More