Category Archives: Closed

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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Lumpy’s Cottonwood (Closed)

Yes, Lumpy’s fans. Lumpy’s has come to Cottonwood. Latest visit: April 7, 2012 First visit: December 7, 2011   Just in case you haven’t heard the hype yet, the second Lumpy’s location has opened.  Right near Cottonwood Mall, the  new … Continue reading

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Dragonfly Cafe & Bakery (Closed)

Don’t even think about eating breakfast/brunch anywhere else.   Latest visit: February 18, 19, 2012 First Visit: June 18, 2008 The Dragonfly Café and Bakery is a European-style café and bakery located in the heart of historic Taos, New Mexico. … Continue reading

Posted in Bakery, Breakfast/Brunch, Closed, French, Indian, New Mexican, New Mexico Top Ten, Taos | 2 Comments

Happy Belly Deli (Closed)

Appropriate Name….   First visit: November 28, 2009 Most recent visit: February 11, 2012 The locals tell me that Happy Belly serves the best breakfast in town. The place was filled with locals chowing down on great looking food. Do they … Continue reading

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Landry’s Seafood House (Closed)

It gets complicated First visit: January 27, 2012 Landry’s Seafood House is a chain of about 20 such places spread mostly throughout the South and the Southwest. Here are a few snippets that they wrote to describe themselves: “A Great … Continue reading

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Matteo’s Authentic New Mexican Food (Closed)

 Excellent New Mexican restaurant just west of UNM First visit: January 6, 2012 Owners Tanya Fitzjerrell and Fredo Chavez opened their first Matteo’s on Coors three years ago. Needing to expand the size of the restaurant, they moved the operation to what … Continue reading

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