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Green Machine

Christmas can wait

Food Writing Few things signal fall in Santa Fe more than the scent of green chiles roasting. It’s early September, and fat, electric-green and red-tinged chiles from the southern parts of our state have arri

Wednesday, September 12, 2012 Rebecca Withers Chastenet

The Eyes Have It

Nile Café has a fixed focus

Food Writing The folks who once hawked baba ghanoush and gyros, nomad-style, out of their royal blue, hieroglyphic-topped food truck have settled down, offering an Egyptian oasis along the Old Santa Fe Trail.

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 Rebecca Withers Chastenet

Fill ‘Er Up!

Café Fina offers a new brunch pit stop at the edge of town

Food Writing Inside the bright space, Murphy and Annamaria O’Brien, with their two adorable children skipping in, out and around their legs, serve a simple daytime menu, heavy on comfortable egg-based dishes that best d...

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 Rebecca Withers Chastenet

Marketplace Menu

In the mood for a taco or a tchotchke? Carmelita has you covered

Food Writing Choosing a table inside Carmelita’s Cocina feels a little bit like dining in a crowded bazaar. It’s Santa Fe’s scaled-down answer to eating in the marketplace—ordering New Mexican classics in the shadow...

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 Rebecca Withers Chastenet

Hitting the Mother Lode

Mama Pacha offers tasty options for those who like it raw

Food Writing I have to admit that I stumbled into Mama Pacha (1722 St. Michael’s Drive) after a trip to Lowe’s supermarket to purchase squeeze- cheese, Lay’s Limón potato chips and a box of partially-hydrogenated-e...

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 Rebecca Withers Chastenet

Café Squared

Double your pleasure, double your yum

Food Writing Stu Dickson has landed in a new kind of paradise. After 15 years in senior management positions with Tommy Bahama Tropical Cafés (plus 20 additional years in the restaurant business), the new owner o

Wednesday, August 8, 2012 Rebecca Withers Chastenet

Pound of Flesh

How can you have any pudding if you don’t eat your meat?

Food Writing In Santa Fe, depending on who your companions happen to be, eating meat is either anathema or a prerequisite—particularly in summer, when several pounds of dead flesh and some PBR is pretty much all you nee...

Wednesday, August 1, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger

Iced, Iced Baby

Cool yer jets with these icy treats

Food Writing Don’t let monsoon season throw off your inner thermostat—summer is here, and with it, the opportunity to indulge in something cold, slushy and sweet. Some of my best childhood memories revolve around such s...

Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Enrique Limón

After-Hours Grub Hunting

In search of the Yeti of the local food scene

Food Writing In order to find out whether something does or does not exist we may assume that the thing in question truly does abide in the world. In this case we are assuming that late-night dining, aside from Th

Wednesday, July 18, 2012 Mia Rose Carbone

Cheeseburger Paradise

Five Star is cheap, authentic and local. Who cares if it’s a chain?

Food Writing Five Star Burgers and I go way back. OK, maybe not wayyy back—but far enough back to the days when I called teaching kids to ski and guiding a raft down the Rio Grande my “job.” (Waitressing at a pizza ...

Wednesday, July 11, 2012 Alexa Schirtzinger
 
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