Santa Fe Reporter - Food Writing http://www.sfreporter.com/santafe/articles.sec-26-1-food-writing.html <![CDATA[There Is a Season—Churn, Churn, Churn - Bring the flavors of New Mexico to summer’s hottest cold dessert]]> Rob DeWalt
I can no longer avoid the hard fact: There is no room left in my freezer for this summer’s roasted green chile haul. I can succinctly remember preparing with gusto many dishes using last season’s batch, everything from stews and huevos rancheros]]>
<![CDATA[Oral History - New cookbook on New Mexican cuisine weaves storytelling with culinary tradition]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
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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<![CDATA[Whoo Dat? - New, sharper Tecolote takes flight]]>
By: Enrique Limón
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.]]>
<![CDATA[A Poke in the Rye - Santa Fe’s newest farm-to-table concept dares to be over the barrel]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
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.]]>
<![CDATA[Happy July Porkth - Stepping up to this grill is an exercise in meat, lovin’ and meat-lovin’]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
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. ]]>
<![CDATA[Happy Pride! Let’s Eat Cake! - This classic French dessert offers a rainbow of possibilities]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
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.]]>
<![CDATA[ Pie Under the Sky - Ring in summertime with the grilled pizza of your dreams]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
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.]]>
<![CDATA[The Comeback Kid - Chef Estevan returns with honest NM fare]]>
By: Enrique Limón
“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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<![CDATA[Rated Mmmm - In-theater dining returns to Santa Fe’s film scene]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
It’s been awhile since Santa Fe cinemagoers have been able to enjoy a meal and a movie at the same time.
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<![CDATA[Abuela 2.0 - At Eloisa, New Mexico-inspired cuisine gets a striking upgrade]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
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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<![CDATA[Feel the Heat - Students at Capital High School get a culinary schoolin’]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
“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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<![CDATA[The Big Chill & The Best Chile - Santa Feans’ love for New Mexico chile only deepens with the changing seasons]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Chile’s grip on the psyche of Santa Fe and New Mexico seems to strengthen with every new degree drop of the autumn mercury.
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<![CDATA[Dinner on a Balam-y Night - A new south-central dining outpost cooks up something…different]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Stationed near the geographic center of Santa Fe, La Cocina de Balam occupies part of a long-standing fauxdobe strip-mall structure across from a paint store.
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<![CDATA[It’s Getting Hot in Here - Café Café introduces Infierno, a concept redo with late-night dining]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
¡Vete al infierno!” is probably not something you want to hear when you ask someone where to go to dinner in Santa Fe, but if you tell me to “go to hell” in this non-English fashion, and I end up at Infierno instead, yay me. ]]>
<![CDATA[Honey, What’s for Dessert? - With a lot of help from the bees, the possibilities are endless]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
From pouring it straight over fried chicken to whipping it with butter to spread on hot, fresh sopaipillas, honey is one of those rare ingredients that easily earns the title of “superfood.” ]]>
<![CDATA[The Canninary Arts - Marijuana-infused edibles offer a tasty alternative to smoking]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
In the world of legal cannabis production, “canna cooks” hold a special place of honor among gastronomes who also partake in the herb.
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<![CDATA[Love Eats - Newish dining spot offers intriguing mind-body-spirit fare]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Don’t let the outside fauxdobe façade and the strip-mall signage fool you. Once you step inside the café, you’re transported to a different, much more calming space. ]]>
<![CDATA[Paper Chasin’ - Popular pop-up gets own digs]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
Before chef Paulraj Karuppasamy and his partner in life and work Nellie Tischler began offering the chef’s South Indian cuisine around town about a year ago, a lot of Santa Fe diners didn’t have a clue what a dosa was, and very few had ever seen one on a local menu. ]]>
<![CDATA[They’re the Best Around? - Exploring some Santa Fe restaurants that bestow the title upon themselves]]>
By: Rob DeWalt
There are some restaurants in Santa Fe that call themselves the “best” at one thing or another without attaching the accolade to any decision based on an actual voting public.]]>
<![CDATA[Making Soup the Star - Beat the spring blahs with some of the best slurp in Santa Fe]]>
By: Julie Ann Grimm
I don’t know what it’s been like around your office, but the SFR newsroom has felt a bit like a plague zone during the last few weeks. Half the staff was down with the kind of cold that makes you want to pull the covers over your head and wake upSometimes you’ve got to grab the DayQuil, drink a cup of tea and buck up, little cowgirl. When that happens, soup is essential.
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