Real New Mexican Food El Patron, Albuquerque

The unique cuisine of New Mexico evolves from traditional Mexican dishes that have been transformed with local chiles into tasty and fiery hot fare. Add sopapillas and margaritas and you will feel you have been transported to a family restaurant in an old town square. At El Patron, you’ll want to linger and enjoy not…

Authentic Mexican at ¡Ándele! Dog House in Mesilla, NM

In a region famous for their green chiles and pecan trees, authentic Mexican food has gone to the dogs in historic Old Mesilla, New Mexico. Andelé’s Dog House serves up Mexican hot dogs, chile con queso burgers, ice cold beer and even allows Fido inside the covered back patio. Location: Andelé’s Dog House is located in historic…

The Range Cafe: New Mexican Comfort Food

Your taste buds will thank you when you eat at The Range Cafe in Las Vegas, New Mexico. On the Old Town square, inside the beautifully restored historic Plaza Hotel, you’ll feast on comfort food with a New Mexican twist. The red and green chile sauces, made with Certified New Mexico Chile, deliver an authentic…

Salvadoran Fare at Gobble This, Old Town Albuquerque, New Mexico

If you’re wandering around the Plaza in Old Town Albuquerque, New Mexico, when hunger strikes…no problem. Just a few steps from the plaza you’ll find Gobble This. And as soon as a plate of their delicious Salvadoran food is placed in front of you, you will indeed want to gobble it down. And you’ll enjoy…

Eat a Bit of Local History at The Plaza Cafe, Santa Fe, New Mexico

There is something pretty special about eating in the oldest restaurant in America’s oldest capital city. That’s what you get when you have a meal at The Plaza Café in , . The experience might make you think your calendar has slipped back several decades through a time warp. First opened in 1905 by a…

Great New Mexican Food at Frontier Restaurant, Albuquerque

The word “icon” is badly overused when writing about food and restaurants. But when talking about the Frontier Restaurant in Albuquerque, New Mexico, it’s unavoidable. Everyone in Albuquerque finds their way here at some point. It doesn’t hurt that it’s located right across the street from the campus. Or that it opens very early and…

Go Organic at Santa Fe’s Café Pasqual’s

Café Pasqual’s is a dining destination. Chef/owner Kathrine Kagel has been feeding Santa Feans and visitors since 1979. The popular eatery, committed to organic food and creative cookery often has a line out the door. Kagel calls her approach to food sourcing, “Never, ever,” meaning that no chemicals, antibiotics, hormones or anything artificial are ever…

Wine and Dine at 315 Restaurant and Wine Bar

When we moved to over a decade ago it was almost our anniversary and we wanted a special restaurant to celebrate the occasion. This was before the Internet was loaded with restaurant websites complete with menus as well as tons of review sites so we were flying blind. We asked the few people we knew…

Pie-O-Neer Pies, Pie Town, New Mexico

At Pie-O-Neer Pies in Pie Town, New Mexico, the only thing you can order is pie, really good . After all, the town is named for this very American treat. It’s as American as say, apple pie, or pecan, or chocolate or the many others you’ll find here on any given day. For most people,…

Shohko Cafe, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Sushi in the high desert Southwest? Yes! Shohko Cafe, Santa Fe’s first Japanese restaurant, has been doing it since 1980. And, they do it well. Immigrants Hiro and Shohko Fukuda arrived in the US from Japan in the late 1960s and settled in . They arrived in Santa Fe in the early 1970s to open…