Category Archives: New Mexican

Landmark Grill (Las Vegas NM)

Victorian Charm in Charming Old Las Vegas, NM First visit: August 26, 2010 What a find! We were directed here by our good friends and next door Corrales neighbors, both natives of Mora, who really know this part of the … Continue reading

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Rancho de Chimayó Restauranté

Return to Rancho de Chimayó Restauranté…. Latest visit: August 19, 2012  First visit: September 7, 1975  In 2012, I returned  to this magic place that I visited in 1975 while on an extended camping trip in the Santa Fe National … Continue reading

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El Rancho Hotel (Gallup, NM)

Ghosts of Movie Stars Walk These Halls…. … and they are as delighted with this place  as I am. Latest visit: August 23, 2012  First visit: September 20, 2010  When we travel, we often luck into charming, historic places for … Continue reading

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Pasión Latin Fusion (Closed, Sadly)

Latin American – New Mexican Fusion at its very best Latest visit: April 11, 2012 First visit: March 9, 2012 Fusion cuisine combines elements of various culinary traditions while not being categorized per any one particular cuisine style, and can … Continue reading

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Rubio’s Fine Mexican Dining

Good Food; Good Vibes…. First visit: September 2010 When you’re on the road, hungry, and forgot your iPhone (or other Urbanspoon connector), ask a local where he/she eats. I often have great success with gas jockeys, real estate offices, and … Continue reading

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Perea’s Tijuana Bar

Homemade New Mexican food at its very best right here in Corrales Latest visit: October 30, 2012 First visit: September 15, 2008 Perea’s is an immensely popular Corrales institution. I found this tiny place more than a year-and-a-half ago, and … Continue reading

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66 Diner

 A Blast From the Past…. First visit: June 3, 2008 Latest Visit: July 16, 2012  I often take my out-of-town guests here just after I pick them up at Sunport. Airlines don’t provide food, and if they did, it wouldn’t … Continue reading

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Sadie’s on Fourth

 Highly popular place for New Mexican cuisine   First visit: October 1, 2009   Sadie’s is a large, noisy, crowded place that serves huge portions of good-to-very-good New Mexican food. You will probably have to wait in line to get in. … Continue reading

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