Author Archives: Larry McGoldrick

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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Horseman’s Haven Cafe

 It’s the chile, stupid…  First Visit: November 19, 2011 This excellent restaurant may have odd hours, but it is also a local favorite. The Haven has some of the best green chile in the entire state of New Mexico. Service … Continue reading

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Phở #1

Phở #1 serves up my favorite Phở in ABQ Ninth visit: March 24, 2016  First visit: June 27, 2008  There are about 48 restaurants in Albuquerque that serve Vietnamese food. I love Phở. When I moved to New Mexico, I started a … Continue reading

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Blade’s – Milagro Wine Pairing Dinner

  Special Event: Blade’s Bistro – Milagro Vineyards & Winery Wine Pairing Dinner March 21, 2016 The Players Blade’s Bistro, Placitas NM “Tucked away in the serene town of Placitas, Blades’ Bistro offers savory European and American influenced cuisine, a warm … Continue reading

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Red Rock Deli

A Bit of the Old World (and Chicago) Right Here in ABQ Fourth  visit: March 18, 2016 First visit: February 4, 2016  Who’da thunk that there is a restaurant and deli that serves and sells Polish/Ukrainian/Chicago-Style food right here in … Continue reading

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Delicias Café

Real Mexican Food Latest visit: March 8, 2016 First visit: March 17, 2012 Delicias Café serves Mexican food modeled after the cuisine of Chihuahua. It is not New Mexican food, and stands out as a good example of the food … Continue reading

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Casa de la Vieja Escuela Mariscos (Somewhat Closed)

Casa de la Vieja Escuela Mariscos Mostly closed after a meteoric rise. Call for an appointment. Sigh. Sic transit gloria mundi. We will open for special occasions. Email me through this blog. 1,528tth visit: October 15 15, 2019 First visit: July 3, 2008 … Continue reading

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El Patio de Albuquerque

One of my first New Mexican loves First visit: June 14, 2008 Eighth visit: October 1, 2015 I first came across El Patio when I arrived in town from the East Coast and was staying temporarily in a villa on Sigma … Continue reading

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