Author Archives: Larry McGoldrick

Best Dishes of 2017

Last updated December 27, 2017 2017 was a great year for Green Chile Cheeseburgers, New Mexico’s iconic lunch. Two even made their way onto my coveted Hall of Fame GCCB list. And Dennis Apodaca has resurfaced in a new downtown … Continue reading

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M’Tucci’s Moderno Italian Restaurant

Another jewel in the M’Tucci’s diadem Latest visit: March 25, 2017 First visit: January 26, 2017  M’Tucci’s Moderno Italian Restaurant is the fourth jewel  in the crown of the M’Tucci’s empire. The owners, Jeff Spiegel and Katie Gardner, know how … Continue reading

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M’Tucci’s Italian

One of the best Italian restaurants in New Mexico Twenty-second Visit: November 13, 2016  First Visit: February 19, 2015  There are many Italian restaurants in The Duke City, but few can touch M’Tucci’s  Italian for brilliance. This is the flagship of the M’Tucci’s empire, … Continue reading

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The Point Grill

I’ll get right to the Point: The Point Grill rocks. Fifth visit: February 14, 2017 First visit: January 26, 2016 You say that Rio Rancho has no good eating places and refuse to cross the river? I say that there are … Continue reading

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Previews of Coming Attractions

Last Revised on February 24, 2017.  As I get older and wiser, I find that my eyesight is slowly deteriorating. It is getting more trying to write as many reviews as often as has been my habit. From now on, … Continue reading

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Fresh Bistro

  Seventhth Visit: March 2, 2017  First Visit: January 12, 2017 Chef Jon Young and his lovely wife, Melissa, have put together a delightful new restaurant to accompany their Fresh Mobile Bistro, which is usually parked outside the restaurant. Jon is a … Continue reading

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M’Tucci’s Italian Market & Pizzeria

It just doesn’t get any better Fifty-eighth visit: April 11, 2017 First visit: March 24, 2015  There are dozens of delis in the Duke City. There are, to my knowledge, only two Italian New York style delis: Tully’s and M’tucci’s Italian Market … Continue reading

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Pad Thai Cafe

The most flavorful Thai food in ABQ Sixth visit: November 17, 2016 First visit: March 31, 2016  I have added Pad Thai Cafe to my coveted Top Ten List.  Thai Cuisine How di I love thee? Let me count the ways. I love … Continue reading

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