Category Archives: American

Cafe Bella Coffee

Michael Gonzales is a true perfectionist. Ninety-ninth visit: March 6, 2017   First visit: August 10, 2012  Nothing prepared by Michael Gonzales at Cafe Bella Coffee is less than perfect. There. I’ve said it. There are chains like Starbucks, Satellite, Krispy Kreme, and … Continue reading

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Indigo Crow Cafe

The Indigo Crow: Unquestionably the Finest Dining in Corrales — and consistently among the finest in the Duke City area.  Latest visit: June 14, 2013   First visit: September 3, 2008  Corrales, the charming village on the west bank of … Continue reading

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Tamaya — Rio Grande Lounge

Tamaya is a civilized resort and spa north of ABQ. The place is amazing, as is the lounge. Third visit: July 28, 2013  First visit: May 19, 2013  Jane and I wanted to spend our thirty-sixth wedding anniversary in a … Continue reading

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Tamaya — Santa Ana Cafe

Fine Dining at The Duke City’s Premier Resort Latest visit: May 29, 2013  First visit: May 17, 2013 Jane and I wanted to spend our thirty-sixth wedding anniversary in a very special place where we could be pampered and fed … Continue reading

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Tamaya — Corn Maiden

Spectacular Dining on the Santa Ana Pueblo First visit:  May 18, 2013  About Named for the honored symbol of the Santa Ana Pueblo, Corn Maiden is a delightful setting for a special dinner or celebration. A strong regional influence along … Continue reading

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D.H. Lescombes Winery & Bistro

Excellent Wines, Food, and Music Latest visit: April 14, 2013 First visit: January 24, 2011  About… St Clair Winery has been a local landmark since 1984, drawing visitors from across the nation. Located in the Mimbres Valley wine appellation, in … Continue reading

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Fat Squirrel Pub & Grille: Updated

It’s a Pub. I Like Pubs. And now, it’s even better.  Latest visit: March 7, 2013 First visit: March 2, 2010 Go back and read about my first few visits. Corned beef and cabbage. Steaks. Lovely prime rib. I have … Continue reading

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Urban Hotdog Company

Gourmet hotdogs? Yup. First visit: February 25, 2013  The Duke City houses several gourmet burger shops and several gourmet pizza shops, all excellent. Now we have a bona fide gourmet hotdog emporium, and it’s about tine. The Urban Hordog Company … Continue reading

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