Category Archives: Honorable Mention

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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Delish (Closed August 31, 2017)

A Model for Mom-and-Pop Restaurants Fourteenth visit: June 9, 2016   First visit: October 30, 2014  Delish and The Sassy Apron (which shares the space) are the creations  of Rachel and Ian Broglie. Sassy Apron is now solely a catering operation. But Delish is … Continue reading

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Chef Peter Lukes has a new, sure-fire winner here Fourteenth  visit: June 23, 2015 First visit: April 25, 2014 If you are not familiar with Peter Likes’ earlier restaurant offerings (Terra American Bistro and Terra Bistro Italiano on Alameda), then you … Continue reading

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Hartford Square

Sarah Hartford’s spirit is in every bite of her food Fourth visit: April 10, 2014 First visit: March 6, 2014  Last night I dreamt I went  to Hartford Square again. It seemed to me I stood by the iron gate leading … Continue reading

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Joe’s Pasta House

Like an Old Italian Friend…. First visit: July 29, 2010 Twenty-fifth visit: January 7, 2017 If you have been here, chances are good that Pasta House proprietor Joe Guzzardi will remember you as soon as you walk in the door. On my … 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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Street Food Asia — Larry’s Birthday Feast

Street food dressed in Sunday-go-to-meeting clothes for my birthday feast Latest visit: November 10, 2013 First visit: July 19, 2013    About Street Food  Street food is ready-to-eat food or drink sold in a street or other public place, such … 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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