The Steaksmith is a Santa Fe institution.
On the western outskirts of town there is a gas station unlike most.
If you ask most people about their favorite meal of the day, their answer might depend on factors such as their schedule or their family or their recent experience with a great lunch spot or a new crock pot recipe.
It’s good to escape and head for a change of scenery from time to time.
In this tiny space of an eatery, a mixture of local foodies and Asian families all eagerly await their dishes from the kitchen, a frenzy of activity seen through the open-counter window.
The Taos area has plenty of good restaurants, but Old Martina’s Hall in Ranchos de Taos merits top billing not only for its scrupulously prepared dishes, but also its setting in a massive and wonderfully renovated historic dance hall across from a historic plaza.
Postage stamp-sized Bouche, the latest incarnation at the site of the old Noon Whistle on West Alameda, serves meticulous French classics in an intimate but not chummy atmosphere well matched with the food.
Historically, Albuquerque hasn’t been the kind — or size — of city to support a diverse, thriving African restaurant scene.