Category Archives: Seafood

Casa de la Vieja Escuela Mariscos (Somewhat Closed)

Casa de la Vieja Escuela Mariscos Mostly closed after a meteoric rise. Call for an appointment. Sigh. Sic transit gloria mundi. We will open for special occasions. Email me through this blog. 1,528tth visit: November 15, 2015 First visit: July 3, 2008 Maryland-Style Crabcakes … 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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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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Fat Squirrel Pub & Grille: Updated

It’s a Pub. I Like Pubs. And now, it’s even better.  Latest visit: March 7, 2013 First visit: March 2, 2010 Go back and read about my first few visits. Corned beef and cabbage. Steaks. Lovely prime rib. I have … Continue reading

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Burnt Toast Cafe

A fun and funky little restaurant…   Latest visit: June 11,   2012 First visit: June  11, 2012 During our two-week tour of Alaska and the Yukon Territory, our bus pulled into Whitehorse  the capital of YT, drove slowly up 2nd (a main … Continue reading

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Seasons Rotisserie & Grill

One of the best eateries in Old Town. Or anyplace in the Duke City, for that matter. Latest visit: November 4, 2012 First visit:August 10, 2009 After going to Opera Southwest’s sunning production of Gioachino Rossini’s masterpiece Otello, we (LLPC, RRPC, … Continue reading

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Villa di Capo Ristorante Italiano

Good solid red-sauce Italian in an historic building downtown. First visit: March 25, 2012  Villa di Capo Ristorante Italiano is located in the J. A. Skinner Building, a registered historical landmark. Situated on the old “Route 66,” it represents one of … Continue reading

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Landry’s Seafood House (Closed)

It gets complicated First visit: January 27, 2012 Landry’s Seafood House is a chain of about 20 such places spread mostly throughout the South and the Southwest. Here are a few snippets that they wrote to describe themselves: “A Great … Continue reading

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