Category Archives: Pizza

M’Tucci’s Italian Market & Pizzeria

It just doesn’t get any better Fifty-eighth visit: April 11, 2017 First visit: March 24, 2015  There are dozens of delis in the Duke City. There are, to my knowledge, only two Italian New York style delis: Tully’s and M’tucci’s Italian Market … Continue reading

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Il Vicino — Westside

Delicious pizza and calzones Latest visit: December 28, 2012 First visit:  May 9, 2012   Il Vicino is part of a chain with locations in Colorado, Kansas, and New Mexico. There are three sites in Albuquerque and one in Santa … Continue reading

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Tamaya — Rio Grande Lounge

Tamaya is a civilized resort and spa north of ABQ. The place is amazing, as is the lounge. Third visit: July 28, 2013  First visit: May 19, 2013  Jane and I wanted to spend our thirty-sixth wedding anniversary in a … Continue reading

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Oak Creek Brewery & Grill (Sedona, AZ)

Best brewery in Sedona, IMHO. Rivals those in Albuquerque  First visit: August 22, 2012  The Oak Creek Brewery is several cuts above the tired, touristy crap that abounds in Sedona. The food is well prepared, and the brews are world class. The … Continue reading

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Picazzo’s Organic Italian Kitchen

Beautiful Pasta, Beautiful Pizza. I Can’t Believe That This is a Chain….    First visit:   September 9, 2010 Latest visit: August 21, 2012  We didn’t know that Picazzo’s is a chain when we walked in. Not only is it the … Continue reading

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Mimmo’s Ristorante and Pizzeria

Like a taste of Little Italy from my youth      Latest visit: December 2, 2012 First visit: November 16, 2012  On its Baltimore pages, Urbanspoon lists 21  Italian Restaurants in Little Italy, all within walking distance of each other. Some are … Continue reading

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Farina Pizzeria & Wine Bar

Excellent gourmet pizza on Central in EDo Latest visit: March 16, 2013 First visit: October 7, 2012 Urbanspoon lists 150 places in Albuquerque that serve pizza. Most ate rather ordinary, some are downright awful, and a handful are really good.  I have … Continue reading

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Terra Bistro Italiano (Closed)

 New name and menu for a venerable old friend First visit: May 25, 2012 Chef and co-owner Peter Lukes did what a lot of native New Mexicans do—he left, then he came home. After working in fine restaurants in San … Continue reading

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