Category Archives: Diet Friendly

St. Clair 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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Phở Real (Silver Spring, MD)

Best Phở in Montgomery County, MD. Latest visit: June 7, 2008 First visit: August 2, 2006 This is a wonderful, family-run Phở house. Best Phở I’ve had anywhere in this nation. Ate here 2-3 times each month. Phở only with … Continue reading

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Chipotle Mexican Grill

 Chipotle Takes Albuquerque by Storm…  First visit: December 7, 2011   Chipotle (/t??’po?tle?/ chi-poht-lay; Spanish: [t?i’potle]), or chilpotle, which comes from  the Nahuatl word chilpoktli meaning “smoked chili pepper” is a smoke-dried jalapeño that tends to be brown and shriveled. It … Continue reading

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Los Equipales (Closed)

Pescados y Mariscos Fantástica La Auténtica Comida Mexicana First visit: August 28, 2010 Fourth Visit: December 3, 2011 This is perhaps the best relatively unknown restaurant in The Duke City. Frida Kahlo would, were she still alive, surely dine here. … Continue reading

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Saigon and Saigon 2

Vicky Troung’s Vietnamese Food as Art…. October 15, 2010 Last night I went to a Vietnamese restaurant and for the very first time in my three-quarters-of-a-century on this planet didn’t order Phở . Perhaps in an earlier lifetime I did, … Continue reading

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Laughing Lizard Inn & Cafe (Closed)

 Delightful Eclectic Food in a Gorgeous Location October 15, 2011 The Laughing Lizard Inn & Cafe closed on February 25, 2012.  The Laughing Lizard Inn & Cafe is located only an hour and a half drive from Albuquerque or Santa … Continue reading

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The Coffee Spot

Great Coffee in Taos? Yup. October 4, 2011 You mean you can get great coffee in Taos? Yup. And you can park here, too, not like the places downtown. Offering espresso and fresh pastries Extensive lunch menu Free Wi-Fi. Great … Continue reading

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Slate Cafe At the Museum‎

Not Your Ordinary Museum Food…. Latest visit: December 4, 2013First visit: October 2, 2011 Can museum food be really good? You betcha. In Albuquerque, there are two museum/cultural centers that serve examples of the best New Mexican food in the area: La … Continue reading

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