Santa Fe Reporter - Food Writing http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-26-1-food-writing.html <![CDATA[Once Bite-en, Never Shy - Santa Fe Bite’s iconic burgers still live up to the hype]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
When Santa Fe Bite (inside Garrett’s Desert Inn, 311 Old Santa Fe Trail, 982-0544) opened in downtown Santa Fe in 2013, there was a collective sigh of relief—and some trepidation—for green chile cheeseburger lovers everywhere.
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<![CDATA[Feel the Burns - A night of ritual and revelry for Scotland’s greatest bard]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
When I go to sleep, I often dream of Scotland. And in those dreams, I sometimes hear the recitation of poetry written by Robert Burns (1759-1796), the national poet of that great country. I’m a Scot-o-phile.]]>
<![CDATA[Plates Odyssey - The confounding intersection of David Bowie and food]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
I know, the Bowie tributes are getting tiresome, and the grief machine has moved on to veteran actor Alan Rickman. Perhaps by presstime, there will be another huge loss to the creative universe to clog up your Facebook feed. But hear me out: ]]>
<![CDATA[Round Two - Follow-up visit to Tune-Up delivers a breakfast of champions]]>
By: Ben Kendall
Walking into the Tune-Up Café (formerly home to Dave’s Not Here) at 5:30 pm for dinner, I’m greeted by Bob Marley.]]>
<![CDATA[A Friend of Ours - Southside, simple Los Amigos takes off the winter chill]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Here is a tip on how to not run a successful restaurant: post your hours on your building and online, and then don’t be open when you say you are. Oh, and don’t answer your phone or have voicemail available.
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<![CDATA[Food Forward - Get in the DeLorean, McFly, we’re going to next year]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
2015 has been a great year for gastronomes in Santa Fe, but instead of recapping things, I’d like to take a stab at celebrating next year, now.
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<![CDATA[Pour Some Sugar on Me - I did it all for the cookie, and it was cathartic]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
It’s been hard to get into the holiday spirit this season. With all that’s going on in the world, “cheer” has been pretty hard to come by.
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<![CDATA[Express Yourself - Southside restaurant lures palates of all stripes—and they deliver!]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Sometimes you want a taco, sometimes you crave good Chinese food and at other times you just want to sink your teeth into a classic American hamburger.]]>
<![CDATA[Take a Turkey Break - Cleanse your palate after Thanksgiving]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Let’s face it: There is no changing the fact that Thanksgiving and Christmas are only about a month apart.
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<![CDATA[Take This Giblet and Shove It - Making the case for dining out on Thanksgiving]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
One of my most memorable Thanksgivings was spent with a friend in Seattle, eating turkey on bagels while roaming the empty streets of the University District.
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<![CDATA[Minding the Cafeteria Gap - How I learned to love standing in line and eating with strangers]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
I have a love/hate relationship with school cafeterias and cafeterias in general. From an early age, I found the dining routine (grab a tray, get in line, point at what you want, hope it’s good) nerve-racking.]]>
<![CDATA[A Hazy Braise of Autumn - It’s getting colder; cook like you know it]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
I’m sitting at my dining room table, watching a strong November wind whip a chilly Santa Fe rain all-but-sideways. This can only mean one thing: It’s time to warm up the house with some home-baked bread and a rustic dish prepared on the stovetop.]]>
<![CDATA[Short Line - Derailed, one of Santa Fe’s newest dining spots, needs maintenance]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Located just south of the main Santa Fe Railyard complex, Derailed at the Sage Inn sports an atmosphere that feels like part cozy lounge and part sleek nightclub.]]>
<![CDATA[Soul Food - Cooking for the dead is hardly a sad affair]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Halloween and Día de los Muertos are my favorite celebrations of the year. For me, it’s less about the costumes, candy and ghoulish decorations, and more about the food and lore that surround these particular days.]]>
<![CDATA[Castro’s District - In the mood for authentic New Mexican? Head down Cerrillos way]]>
By: Enrique Limón
A sign posted in the entryway warns they are not responsible for the hotness of their chile.
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<![CDATA[SFR's Annual Restaurant Guide Is Out! - ...and here’s where to get your hands on a copy ]]>
By: Enrique Limón
Hey, it’s a tough job, but somebody’s gotta do it. Every year, intrepid SFR staffers with hungry bellies descend upon every nook and cranny in Santa Fe’s culinary landscape to highlight the very life-force that makes our city pump: food.
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<![CDATA[Get Buzzed - ]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
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.
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<![CDATA[Egg Me On - Flying Tortilla is a hidden gem]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
There are times when, out of either dietary necessity or nostalgia, I flee to a restaurant that serves an array of simple-yet-delicious diner-style grub and American and New Mexican comfort food.]]>
<![CDATA[Wot’s Up? - Authentic Ethiopian food *finally* lands in Santa Fe]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Café Roha opened quietly in mid-August in the DeVargas Center space formerly occupied by Tree House Pastry Shop and Coffee House.]]>
<![CDATA[Keep on Truckin’ - Local mobile-food scene just keeps getting better]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
In anticipation of the Reporter’s Street Eats food truck event on Sunday, I thought I’d follow up the most recent SFR Restaurant Guide coverage of local mobile vendors with another batch of tasty offerings.]]>