Monthly Archives: July 2011

Hollandaise: No-Fat

No Fat Hollandaise Sauce This is something that I just whipped up this morning to go atop the poached eggs on my Dukan Lemon Ricotta Galette. Remarkably good fake. Ingredients 1 egg yolk 2-3 tbsp no-fat sour cream 1 tsp … Continue reading

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Pelican’s (West Side)

Seafood in the Desert? Yup…. July 23, 2010 I lived in Maryland for 53 years and grew up eating the treasures of the bountiful Chesapeake Bay. Most seafood restaurants in New Mexico are mediocre at best (with the notable exception … Continue reading

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Yanni’s Mediterranean Bar & Grill

 Very good Mediterranean and Greek food. July 24, 2011 Yanni’s is one of the first places that we ate in while we were on a house search from the east coast three years ago. We went there with a dear … Continue reading

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Sakura Sushi and Grill

Cherry Blossoms are Spectacular. Sakura Sushi and Grill is Close… December 10, 2010 The Sakura (Cherry Blossom — 桜花見) is among the most spectacular sights in Washington DC, where early in April, they light up the Tidal Basin even in … Continue reading

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Kim Long Asian Cuisine (Closed)

Delicious Authentic Vietnamese Food…. March 11, 2011 Last night, we ventured with 15 good friends to Kim Long Asian Cuisine where the owners prepared a feast for us. And a feast it was. Kim Long is a relative newcomer (5 … Continue reading

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Monte Carlo Steak House

An Albuquerque Legend on Route 66…. First visit: March 25, 2011 When you hear the word “steakhouse,” you are likely conditioned to think about those horrid chains that serve subpar meat made edible by cruel treatment with enzymes (usually papaya) … Continue reading

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Eli’s Place (New Name for Sophia’s Place) — Closed

Hole-in-the-Wall Hits a Home  Run…. Eleventh visit: November 13, 2014 First visit: April 20, 2011 I have done some stupid things in my life, but waiting almost three years after moving to Corrales from the east coast until eating at … Continue reading

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Griff’s Hamburgers

What a Delightful Surprise…. June 02, 2011 Griff’s Burger Bar (Griff’s Hamburgers) is a regional fast food chain founded in the early 1960s by Griff’s of America, Inc. of Kansas City, Missouri. At one time they had locations nationwide with … Continue reading

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