July 27, 2015

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Oral History

New cookbook on New Mexican cuisine weaves storytelling with culinary tradition

Food Writing It was in 2008, while dining in the historic Piazza Santa Croce in the center of Florence, Italy, that author and local food writer Lynn Cline envisioned a new cookbook.
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July 22, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Drink Like a Spaniard

Kiss My Glass If asked to name the most popular mixed drink in Spain, I bet most folks would guess sangría. To be honest, until a few years ago, I would have thought the same.
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July 22, 2015 by Natalie Bovis

Small Bites

Eat at Taberna and Extra Sauce

Small Bites This hidden sister of the posh European restaurant that won SFR’s Restaurant of the Year in 2013 is styled to function as overflow for the original La Boca and to offer a more casual atmosphere for lunch and happy hour.
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July 15, 2015 by SFR

Whoo Dat?

New, sharper Tecolote takes flight

Food Writing Many mourned the closure of Tecolote Café last April. The business started by Bill and Alice Jennison some 30 years earlier and now run by daughter Katie Adkins and husband Matt was the definition of a Santa Fe foodie institution. ... More

July 15, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Happy July Porkth

Stepping up to this grill is an exercise in meat, lovin’ and meat-lovin’

Food Writing 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. ... More

July 01, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

A Poke in the Rye

Santa Fe’s newest farm-to-table concept dares to be over the barrel

Food Writing Whatever invisible forces help guide the culinary evolution of Agua Fría Street, one thing is certain: The roadway tends to attract passionate restaurateurs who envision something different. ... More

July 08, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Happy Pride! Let’s Eat Cake!

This classic French dessert offers a rainbow of possibilities

Food Writing 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. ... More

June 24, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Small Bites

Eat at Vinaigrette and Extra Sauce

Small Bites There was a time when getting both a table and a parking spot during the lunch hour at Vinny’s seemed like a minor miracle. ... More

June 17, 2015 by SFR

The Comeback Kid

Chef Estevan returns with honest NM fare

Food Writing “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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June 10, 2015 by Enrique Limón

Pie Under the Sky

Ring in summertime with the grilled pizza of your dreams

Food Writing 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. ... More

June 17, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Small Bites

Eat at Shoko and Extra Sauce

Small Bites Shohko Café Forget the three-martini lunch; go to Shohko Café for a three-sake lunch instead.
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June 03, 2015 by SFR

Abuela 2.0

At Eloisa, New Mexico-inspired cuisine gets a striking upgrade

Food Writing 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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May 27, 2015 by Rob DeWalt

Feel the Heat

Students at Capital High School get a culinary schoolin’

Food Writing “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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May 20, 2015 by Rob DeWalt
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