March 28, 2015

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They’re the Best Around?

Exploring some Santa Fe restaurants that bestow the title upon themselves

Food Writing There are some restaurants in Santa Fe that call themselves the “best” at one thing or another without attaching the accolade to any decision based on an actual voting public. ... More

March 25, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Dance with the Green Fairy: Absinthe Myths and Facts

Kiss My Glass No beverage has been romanticized and demonized more than absinthe.
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March 18, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Small Bites

Eat at Sage Bakehouse

Small Bites Sage Bakehouse Rustic chic traces lines throughout this bakeshop that teeters between South Capitol and downtown. ... More

March 25, 2015 by SFR

Making Soup the Star

Beat the spring blahs with some of the best slurp in Santa Fe

Food Writing I don’t know what it’s been like around your office, but the SFR newsroom has felt a bit like a plague zone during the last few weeks. Half the staff was down with the kind of cold that makes you want to pull the covers over your head and wake upSometimes you’ve got to grab the DayQuil, drink a cup of tea and buck up, little cowgirl. When that happens, soup is essential.
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March 18, 2015 by Julie Ann Grimm

When Irish Hands are Baking

Try your hand at an Emerald Isle staple that’s as quick as it is delicious

Food Writing Tuesday, March 17, is St. Patrick’s Day, which means a lot of people will be celebrating at home or out on the town with a plate of corned beef, cabbage and potatoes. ... More

March 11, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Web Extra: An Apple Amber a Day

Irish Cream? Psssh! Try something different to satisfy your St. Patrick’s Day sweet tooth

Food Writing Whiskey pie, Baileys mousse/ice cream and Guinness cake are fine examples of desserts you may find on special menus celebrating St. Patrick’s Day. To some extent, these desserts are steeped in true Irish history, although some of that history may be a bit younger than you realize. ... More

March 17, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Triangulate Your Holiday

Try a traditional Jewish cookie with a side of history

Food Writing The rituals, customs and traditions tied to Jewish cuisine are certainly more deeply felt and acknowledged by the faithful during the Jewish holidays, but I’d like to think that most marginally functioning non-Jewish adults also understand that latkes and matzo are highly symbolic foods. ... More

March 04, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Small Bites

Small Bites Diners are treated to a sumptuous salad bar with creative compositions of cold and hot vegetables, soups, breads and cheeses. ... More

March 11, 2015 by SFR

Lunch Launchpad

Santa Fe’s food-truck landscape gets a lift from the Street Food Institute

Food Writing On Friday morning, the east-facing side of the New Mexico Roundhouse became a launching pad for something both sides of the aisle tend to agree on without much heated debate: great food. The Stre ... More

Feb. 20, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Yo Quiero Taco Bonsai

The local Asian taco drought has ended

Food Writing The long wait for a steady stream of Asian/Mexican fusion street food in Santa Fe has finally come to an end. Sure, we have plenty of taquerías and fusion joints, but for some reason, the Asian taco has remained somewhat elusive. This is surprising ... More

Feb. 25, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Small Bites

Eat at Dr. Field Goods Kitchen and Chocolate Maven

Small Bites Dr. Field Goods Kitchen Chef Josh Gerwin has turned an unassuming strip-mall corner into a hip haven with a creative and consistently tasty menu and a fine selection of beer. Notables include the carne adovada egg roll ($8), which is stuffed to a wid ... More

Feb. 25, 2015 by SFR

Drunk in Love

Booze up Valentine’s Day dessert with some local flair

Food Writing I miss many aspects of the restaurant business, but I don’t miss working in one on Valentine’s Day.
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Feb. 11, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Come on Pipil Now

Smile on your plátanos at Restaurante El Salvadoreño

Food Writing Although it would be more fun to imagine that there is cache of magic deliciousness crystals buried beneath the blacktop expanse at Cerrillos and Siler roads the truth is a bit more practical. ... More

Feb. 04, 2015 by Rob DeWalt
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