Category Archives: Closed

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: November 15, 2015 First visit: July 3, 2008 Maryland-Style Crabcakes … Continue reading

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The Spot Cafe (Closed)

Welcome addition to Corrales dining  Seventh visit: July  19, 2014 First visit: June 8, 2014 The Spot Cafe is located in the heart of Corrales in the space recently vacated by The Oasis.  Aaron and Deb Worrell have been in the restaurant … Continue reading

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Stumbling Steer Brewery & Gastropub [Closed]

 Scrumptious Food and Brews on the Wesrside Third visit: April 17, 2014 First visit: February 19, 2014  Good Riddance Quartets, Welcome Stumbling Steer. My Thursday night Culinary Gastronome Team stumbled into the Stumbling Steer on a recent outing. Good choice. This place … Continue reading

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Bouche (Closed)

  Sixth visit: July 16, 2014 First visit: November 15, 2013  On October 26, 2013, Chef Frans Dinkelmann and General Manager Dolores Welk-Jack opened their tiny new restaurant in the space formerly occupied by Ulla and Mogens Hansen’s le Cafe Miche Bistro (the Hansens are … Continue reading

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Phở Hòa Vietnamese Restaurant (Closed)

Unbelievably good Phở First visit: December 24, 2013  As of this writing, there are 37 Vietnamese restaurants in ABQ. When I go to any of them, I invariably order phở tái nam  with the tái served on a separate plate. May Cafe is the … Continue reading

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OM – Fine Indian Dining (Closed)

Outstanding and innovative Indian Food Second visit: November 9, 2012 First visit: November 7, 2012   Note: Paddy Rawal is no longer associated with this restaurant. I have not yet tried the new version.  There are 12 Indian restaurants in … 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

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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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