Walter White had it figured out. When living in ABQ, make sure to eat at home most of the time and use a fast food chicken chain as a cover for your high quality drug lab.
However, if you don’t snort the pretty blue rock and desire something other than fried chicken, finding top tier restaurants in the area can be challenging. On a recent two-month gig in New Mexico, we searched high and low and discovered a few gems we now share with you. Continue reading →
There will be a cooking class at 3015 in Trinity Groves in Dallas featuring and interesting fellow from New Mexico. Chris Maher has an interesting past as an actor, appearing in 16 films, but today he is an award winning chef who has traveled the globe, cooking for such dignitaries at the Dalai Lama HH Tenzin Gyatso and presidents. He runs a unique cooking school in Taos which is spirited and entertaining. Continue reading →
It’s not too late to book an holiday getaway or ski trip in beautiful Santa Fe, New Mexico. Just 30 minutes from downtown Santa Fe, Ski Santa Fe is open and bustling. There is currently a 40 inch base with more snow expected this week. Here are just a few of the season’s specials to make for an easy snowcapped weekend: Continue reading →
Under the reigns of chef Eric DiStefano, Ocho Kitchen and Cocktails has morphed into a fantastic take on the New Mexico plate. His staff roasts fresh Anaheim chiles each day to create these full flavored dishes not too unlike he does at his restaurants in Santa Fe. I tried some of the menu when the restaurant opened just a few short months ago in Preston Center near Northwest Highway, and had a chance to sample the majority of them again this past weekend.
There have been several tweaks, and a few items removed (please bring back the lobster pancakes) and now the restaurant is snuggling into a familiar taste that is obviously bringing guests back each evening. They started brunch service three weeks ago, and that menu looks equally delicious. Continue reading →