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 (Closed)

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

Posted in American, Closed, Hot Dogs, Sandwiches | 4 Comments

Budai: Foodies Night Feast

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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China Best (Closed)

Not all Chinese restaurants are created equal. This one stands above the crowd. Latest visit: May 12, 2012 First visit: November 12, 2010 Urbanspoon lists 103 restaurants that serve Chinese food. Most are formulaic and predictable (read boring). China Best, … Continue reading

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Sadie’s on Fourth

 Highly popular place for New Mexican cuisine   First visit: October 1, 2009   Sadie’s is a large, noisy, crowded place that serves huge portions of good-to-very-good New Mexican food. You will probably have to wait in line to get in. … Continue reading

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