Category Archives: Honorable Mention

Tamaya — Santa Ana Cafe

Fine Dining at The Duke City’s Premier Resort Latest visit: May 29, 2013  First visit: May 17, 2013 Jane and I wanted to spend our thirty-sixth wedding anniversary in a very special place where we could be pampered and fed … Continue reading

Posted in American, Breakfast/Brunch, Fine Dining, Honorable Mention | 1 Comment

D.H. Lescombes 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

Posted in American, Burgers, Diet Friendly, Honorable Mention, Sandwiches, Seafood, Soul/Southern, Steaks | 1 Comment

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

Posted in American, Brew, Burgers, Honorable Mention, Pub Food, Sandwiches, Seafood, Steaks | 1 Comment

Oasis Desert Bistro (Closed)

More than Just Another  Great Coffee House (much more) in Corrales  First Visit:November 12, 2009 Latest Visit: November 17, 2012  The Early Days Oasis Coffee & Tea started out in November 2009 as  a new full-service coffee house  in Corrales. … Continue reading

Posted in Chinese, Coffee & Food, Honorable Mention | 2 Comments

Two Fools Tavern

Kiss Me, Fool – I’m Irish…. First visit:  August 5, 2010Seventh visit: July 16, 2015 I love pubs. They are meant to be noisy and fun, and if the food turns out to be good, that’s a bonus. Two Fools is noisy. … Continue reading

Posted in Honorable Mention, Irish, Pub Food | Leave a comment

OM – Fine Indian Dining (Closed)

Outstanding and innovative Indian Food Second visit: November 9, 2012 First visit: November 7, 2012   Note: Paddy Rawal is no longer associated with this restaurant. I have not yet tried the new version.  There are 12 Indian restaurants in … Continue reading

Posted in Closed, Honorable Mention, Indian | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Honorable Mention, Pizza | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Honorable Mention, New Mexican | 4 Comments