Category Archives: Santa Fe

Horseman’s Haven Cafe

 It’s the chile, stupid…  First Visit: November 19, 2011 This excellent restaurant may have odd hours, but it is also a local favorite. The Haven has some of the best green chile in the entire state of New Mexico. Service … Continue reading

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Plaza Café Downtown

Great Historic Santa Fe Funky…. Latest visit: May 6, 2013 First visit: April 26, 2007  Before we moved to New Mexico, we spent lots of time with a Santa Fe Realtor, Mary Joy Ford, searching for a place to live. … 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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Jambo Cafe

A unique and highly popular newish restaurant in Santa Fe First visit: August 11, 2011 Jambo Cafe is Santa Fe’s newest, award winning, ethnic restaurant. Chef-owned, Jambo’s recipes come from generations of home cooking. Try something very different in the … Continue reading

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Tomasita’s Restaurant

A Legendary Santa Fe New Mexican Restaurant  First visit: April 21, 2012 Tomasita’s has been a Santa Fe favorite since 1974, when Georgia Maryol took over a little café in the Hickox barrio. Tomasita’s moved to its current Railyard location … Continue reading

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Lan’s Vietnamese Cuisine

 Beautifully Herbed Vietnamese Food First visit: December  17, 2011 There are three Vietnamese restaurants in Santa Fe. Albuquerque, on the other hand, has 34. Our dear friends and fellow foodies from Taos (where there are none), Sally and Andy Wasowski, … Continue reading

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Mariscos Costa Azul

 Outstanding Mexican Seafood in the High Desert of Santa Fe  October 16, 2011 Jane’s Garmin found this delightful place on a Sunday afternoon after a  leisurely stroll through Santa Fe’s Wheelwright Museum on Museum Hill. Jane has an uncanny knack … Continue reading

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Whole Hog Cafe

 Some of the best BBQ in the 505? Probably. Pulled Pork is King. August 19, 2011 As we walked toward the Whole Hog Cafe from the parking lot, I noticed that the logo pig on the roof sign looked vaguely … Continue reading

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