Monthly Archives: May 2012

Terra Bistro Italiano (Closed)

 New name and menu for a venerable old friend First visit: May 25, 2012 Chef and co-owner Peter Lukes did what a lot of native New Mexicans do—he left, then he came home. After working in fine restaurants in San … Continue reading

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The Chicago Dog

A genuine Chicago Hot Dog right here in the Duke City?Yup.     First Visit: May 23, 2012 Your chances of finding a genuine Chicago Dog here used to be as good as finding a real Green Chile Cheeseburger in Chicago.   Nil. … Continue reading

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Foodies Night at Budai

Unquestionably the Best Chinese Meal I Have Had in New Mexico. Maybe Even the Whole USA.  First Visit: August 8, 2010 Sixth Visit: May 16, 2012  I had yet to find a Chinese restaurant in the Albuquerque area that I … Continue reading

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Best Indian in ABQ? Undoubtedly…  Thirty-seventh  visit: April 13, 2014First visit: November 10, , 2008  As we walked in, we were welcomed with a warm greeting, Namaste, a sweet smile by Sandhya Gurung, and heavenly aromas wafting from the kitchen. … Continue reading

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