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How Sweet It Is

Sweetwater Harvest Kitchen serves up tasty, honest food

Food Writing The cathedral-ceilinged spot at the entrance of the Pacheco Street Lofts reminds me of cafés in Napa, where healthful and mindful living feel bright, spare and fresh-faced instead of funky, Boho-cluttered an...

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 Rebecca Withers Chastenet


New express bistro creates a big buzz

Food Writing The Beestro (101 W Marcy St., 629-8786) might be so named for the quick grab-and-go-type lunch service customers expect when buzzing in and out of the tiny, new take-out spot on West Marcy Street.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012 Rebecca Withers Chastenet

The Neighborhood Knocks

Aranda’s Plumbing opens Aranda’s The Shop to meet greater household needs

Food Writing Great cities have great shops. You know the ones: small, neighborhood mom-and-pop outlets offering foods, hardware, quick gourmet gifts to grab on the fly when you’re invited for dinner.

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 Rebecca Withers Chastenet

Puppy Chow

Yoberri and Madrid’s the Hollar offer “canine cuisine”

Food Writing Pampered Santa Fe pooches can now join the afterschool crowd that gathers daily at Ellie’s Yoberri Park. While their owners indulge in the classic tart frozen yogurt, canine snackers get to lap up two-buck cu...

Tuesday, November 6, 2012 Rebecca Withers Chastenet

Out On a Limb

Tree House Café branches out to DeVargas Center

Food Writing Eating in the shadow of Mitzi’s, an outdoorsman’s outfitter and an optic shop marks a distinct departure for regular customers of the Tree House Pastry Shop and Café.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012 Rebecca Withers Chastenet

Up Up and Away

In the mood for a [liquid] 4th meal? Tune Up’s got you covered

Food Writing The sweet, funky neighborhood vibe that the Tune Up Café is known for just got bigger and better with the opening of this local favorite’s new bar space.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012 Rebecca Withers Chastenet

Spice Up Your Life!

The Santa Fe Culinary Academy brightens up the local cooking class scene

Food Writing The brand-new academy—brainchild of native son turned British food sensation Rocky Durham and former Santa Fe Community College culinary instructor and pastry expert Tanya Story—offers a new kind of food ...

Tuesday, September 25, 2012 Rebecca Withers Chastenet

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
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