Let’s admit it, doing restaurant critic work is generally not an awful gig.
The first thing to know about Lan’s, a tiny restaurant tucked in the south corner of College Plaza, is what it’s not: namely, one of those cookie-cutter, vaguely pan-Asian places specializing in the tastes-the-same stir fry.
Santa Fe Baking Company Cafe has been around forever and ever, starred in many an enthusiastic reviews by both locals and tourists, and won “Best of” ratings for years running.
Despite the land-locked status of our Land of Enchantment, Albuquerque boasts a pretty long list of sushi restaurants, from the casual bargains to the moderately upscale.
Longtime fans of Cleopatra Cafe’s downtown location in the Design Center, we were enthused about trying its (relatively) new south side location in what we think of as the “movie court” off Zafarano Drive.
Two Fools Tavern recently crossed the nine-year threshold of serving Irish and fusion food, day in and day out, to a nearly swooning fan base.
On the western outskirts of town there is a gas station unlike most.