Santa Fe Reporter - Food Writing http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-26-1-food-writing.html <![CDATA[Happy July Porkth - Stepping up to this grill is an exercise in meat, lovin’ and meat-lovin’]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
With Fourth of July celebrations coming up, there’s a common compulsion to run out and buy a bunch of hot dogs, hamburger patties and starchy white buns to throw on the grill. ]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Pride! Let’s Eat Cake! - This classic French dessert offers a rainbow of possibilities]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
As Santa Fe gears up for its annual Pride celebrations, I’m reminded of a time much earlier in my culinary career, when I was still in the closet with most people.]]>
<![CDATA[ Pie Under the Sky - Ring in summertime with the grilled pizza of your dreams]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
June 21, the first official day of summer this year, also coincides with Father’s Day, an occasion punctuated by the giving of power tools, neckties, craft beers and barbecue-related items to one’s genetic or relational old man.]]>
<![CDATA[The Comeback Kid - Chef Estevan returns with honest NM fare]]>
By: Enrique Limón
“Ask me about wines, I’m the wino,” Chef Estevan Garcia tells a neighboring table during a recent visit to his eponymous restaurant atop the Low ’n Slow Lowrider Bar at Hotel Chimayó (125 Washington Ave., 930-5363).
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<![CDATA[Rated Mmmm - In-theater dining returns to Santa Fe’s film scene]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
It’s been awhile since Santa Fe cinemagoers have been able to enjoy a meal and a movie at the same time.
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<![CDATA[Abuela 2.0 - At Eloisa, New Mexico-inspired cuisine gets a striking upgrade]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Too quick a glance around the dining room of chef John Rivera Sedlar’s Eloisa restaurant inside the Drury Plaza Hotel of Santa Fe can be deceptive.
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<![CDATA[Feel the Heat - Students at Capital High School get a culinary schoolin’]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
“This is my invariable advice to people: Learn how to cook—try new recipes, learn from your mistakes, be fearless and above all have fun.”
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<![CDATA[The Big Chill & The Best Chile - Santa Feans’ love for New Mexico chile only deepens with the changing seasons]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Chile’s grip on the psyche of Santa Fe and New Mexico seems to strengthen with every new degree drop of the autumn mercury.
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<![CDATA[Dinner on a Balam-y Night - A new south-central dining outpost cooks up something…different]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Stationed near the geographic center of Santa Fe, La Cocina de Balam occupies part of a long-standing fauxdobe strip-mall structure across from a paint store.
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<![CDATA[It’s Getting Hot in Here - Café Café introduces Infierno, a concept redo with late-night dining]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
¡Vete al infierno!” is probably not something you want to hear when you ask someone where to go to dinner in Santa Fe, but if you tell me to “go to hell” in this non-English fashion, and I end up at Infierno instead, yay me. ]]>
<![CDATA[Honey, What’s for Dessert? - With a lot of help from the bees, the possibilities are endless]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
From pouring it straight over fried chicken to whipping it with butter to spread on hot, fresh sopaipillas, honey is one of those rare ingredients that easily earns the title of “superfood.” ]]>
<![CDATA[The Canninary Arts - Marijuana-infused edibles offer a tasty alternative to smoking]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
In the world of legal cannabis production, “canna cooks” hold a special place of honor among gastronomes who also partake in the herb.
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<![CDATA[Love Eats - Newish dining spot offers intriguing mind-body-spirit fare]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Don’t let the outside fauxdobe façade and the strip-mall signage fool you. Once you step inside the café, you’re transported to a different, much more calming space. ]]>
<![CDATA[Paper Chasin’ - Popular pop-up gets own digs]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Before chef Paulraj Karuppasamy and his partner in life and work Nellie Tischler began offering the chef’s South Indian cuisine around town about a year ago, a lot of Santa Fe diners didn’t have a clue what a dosa was, and very few had ever seen one on a local menu. ]]>
<![CDATA[They’re the Best Around? - Exploring some Santa Fe restaurants that bestow the title upon themselves]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
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.]]>
<![CDATA[Making Soup the Star - Beat the spring blahs with some of the best slurp in Santa Fe]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
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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<![CDATA[Web Extra: An Apple Amber a Day - Irish Cream? Psssh! Try something different to satisfy your St. Patrick’s Day sweet tooth]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
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.]]>
<![CDATA[When Irish Hands are Baking - Try your hand at an Emerald Isle staple that’s as quick as it is delicious]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
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.]]>
<![CDATA[Triangulate Your Holiday - Try a traditional Jewish cookie with a side of history]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
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.]]>
<![CDATA[Yo Quiero Taco Bonsai - The local Asian taco drought has ended]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
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]]>