Santa Fe Reporter - Food Writing http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-26-1-food-writing.html <![CDATA[¡Pour Vida! - Say hello to our new monthly wine column— written by a real-life sommelier!]]>
By: Mary Francis Cheeseman
When I was first approached to do a column on wine for SFR, I was flattered but skeptical. People’s tastes are deeply ingrained, and most people know whether they want some sort of decadent epicurean experience or an easy-drinking standby.]]>
<![CDATA[Let's Make a King Cake - Get your krewe together ]]>
By: Michael J Wilson
Ash Wednesday is coming up quickly, and some of you have probably decided to give something up for Lent. Let’s celebrate by making a dessert that represents everything opposite of that: Mardi Gras king cake!]]>
<![CDATA[Rouge Rooster Roots - Even the dirt kept breathing a small breath]]>
By: Michael J Wilson
In November, chef Greg Menke quietly opened The Root Cellar (101 W Marcy St., 303-3879), a new restaurant to join his other business adventures along the block.
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<![CDATA[Pie Quest 2017: Meat Edition - We’ve only cracked the crust]]>
By: Michael J Wilson
In the ancient Japanese tradition of Nara, there are 72 micro-seasons. The cycle begins, roughly, on Feb. 4 with the lengthening of days and beginning stages of thaw as we emerge from the cold of January.
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<![CDATA[Trumptails - New drinks for a new political era]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
I asked my Facebook followers to help me come up with cocktails based on current events. Those demented comedians refused to come up with real drinks, but their tortured wailings are pretty amusing nonetheless.]]>
<![CDATA[Souper Bowl Post-Game Report - Yes, soup for you!]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
Walking around the Santa Fe Community Convention Center on the snowy Saturday of the Souper Bowl, I wanted to ask every chef: “How did you do this?”
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<![CDATA[Sweet Retreat - Angel’s Bakery and Café has the treats in downtown Santa Fe]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
Technically this is a breakfast and lunch place that also has baked goods, but on our first visit to Angel’s Bakery and Café, the sweet stuff definitely outshone the savory.
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<![CDATA[Ponder Sonder - New life in an old space]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
The word “sonder” is a term that comes from the made-up Dictionary of Obscure Sorrows meaning the realization that other people’s lives are incredibly rich and you may play only a bit part in them.]]>
<![CDATA[The Good Book - Like a surrogate grandma in a red binder]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
Remember that old Betty Crocker Cookbook? The red one with loose-leaf pages in a three-ring binder that was probably splattered with pancake batter?
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<![CDATA[Tuna, Tuna Everywhere - Trendy raw fish appetizers are a hit in Santa Fe]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
The menu has since changed, but it stuck a little in the back of my mind: Man, there is some kind of mostly-raw tuna on every high-tone menu in town!]]>
<![CDATA[Christmas Spirits - ]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
Here are some festive ideas to liven up your holiday parties, keep you warm around the bonfire—and numb the pain of spending time with your “loved ones.”
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<![CDATA[Book ’Em - Last-minute gifts for eaters and drinkers]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
Running late on holiday shopping? You still have time to pop into a bookstore and grab one of these books, among my favorites of 2016.
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<![CDATA[Cookie Party Cookies - For all you cookie monsters out there]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
Every year I have this party where I make vats of icing in psychedelic colors and a zillion sugar cookies in totally weird shapes and invite people over to decorate them.
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<![CDATA[What Ales, You! - A new taproom/restaurant gives the people what they want: Beers!]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
Rowley Farmhouse Ales (1405 Maclovia St., 428-0719) specializes in the kinds of beers that European farmers historically made from the grain, hops and yeast they grew and had at hand.
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<![CDATA[Mom’s Yankee Pot Roast - An American classic]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
My mom dropped by the other day just as I was heaving a massive chuck roast out of the freezer. It was the last package of meat from the last side of beef I bought, and I hadn’t yet decided what to do with it.
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<![CDATA[Liquid Thanksgiving - It’s not just about the turkey]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
Last week I asked my friends on Facebook what their favorite Thanksgiving cocktails were. They did not take me seriously.
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<![CDATA[Dining Out Turkey Day - Why cook at home?]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
After Thanksgiving dinner my house looks like its been ransacked by thieves and I feel like I’ve been beaten with a drumstick. Sometimes dining out is the easiest, most pleasant idea.
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<![CDATA[Grab ‘n’ Go - Four hip places for a quick pick-me-up]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
Here are some new-ish places you should hit up while you’re running around town.
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<![CDATA[A New Dawn at Sunrise Springs - Rocky Durham moves on after the closure of the Santa Fe Culinary Academy]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
Sunrise Springs Spa Resort in La Cienega has a new chef with a familiar name. Rocky Durham is now overseeing all food at the resort, which includes the fine dining restaurant.]]>
<![CDATA[Booze with a Taste of the Place - Broken Trail distillery serves up New Mexico-inspired spirits]]>
By: Gwyneth Doland
The label for Broken Trail craft distillery’s Holy Ghost vodka is a pale green topographic map. The first time I saw it I wondered: Is this named for Holy Ghost Creek?
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