Last weekend, a few SFR staffers traveled to San Francisco for a conference. We were there to learn about digital development in the news industry, but I had another goal: unlocking the secret to creating a vast and vibrant food and drink scene in Santa Fe.
For me, the greatness of a city is measured not by infrastructure or employment levels, but by the quality of their hood Chinese food establishments. Luckily for Santa Fe, Chopstix Oriental Food To Go calls the place home.
When it’s time to eat, and I crave a croissant, a cinnamon twist or a cookie, Cerrillos Road is not the first place I think to go. However, now that I’ve tried the treats at Panadería Zaragoza, I’m determined to make the trek more often.
A couple weeks ago, my sister and I were on the Plaza holiday shopping
for our parents, feeling both uninspired and hungry. It was really cold
that day, and nothing sounded nicer than tucking into a warm bowl of
Around noon on a clear, chilly December day, Steve Schmidt stands in front of
his custom-built barbecue smoker in an empty lot on Cerrillos Road,
country music playing from a small radio, the aroma of meat and hickory
smoke filling the air.