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‹‹ V.16 No.41 | October 11 - 17, 2007

Feature: Contest Winners

Winner Directory

A directory of first place winners in the 2007 Best of Burque Restaurants poll, from Ambrozia to Zinc.

Compiled by Kyra Gurney and Laura Marrich

Winner Directory

A directory of first place winners in the 2007 Best of Burque Restaurants poll, from Ambrozia to Zinc.

66 Diner

Best Dish Covered in Gravy

• UNM Area: 1405 Central NE, 247-1421

www.66diner.com

Ambrozia Café and Wine Bar

Best Fine Dining, Best Chef, Sam Etheridge

• Old Town: 108 Rio Grande NW, 242-6560

www.ambroziacafe.com

Annapurna Ayurvedic Cuisine and Chai House

Best Dish You Can't Pronounce, Best Vegan Baked Goods, Best Vegetarian Menu

• UNM Area: 2209 Silver SE, 262-2424

www.themenupage.com/annapurna.html

Baggin's Gourmet Sandwiches

Best Sandwich, Best Soup

• Fairgrounds: 5900 Lomas NE, 262-1451

www.bagginsgourmet.com

Barelas Coffee House

Best Posole

• Barelas: 1502 Fourth Street SW, 843-7577

Blake's Lotaburger

Best Burger, Best French Fries

• More than 75 locations statewide. Log on to www.lotaburger.com for a complete list of locations and phone numbers.

Bob's Burgers

Best Frito Pie

• North Valley: 5230 Fourth Street NW, 345-8727

• South Valley: 4506 Central SW 831-2111

• Midtown: 5214 Menaul NE, 875-9603

• South Valley: 1690 Rio Bravo SW, 877-8589

• Northeast Heights: 6101 San Mateo NE, 883-3767

• West Side: 6628 Caminito Coors NW, 792-2001

• Northeast Heights: 305 Eubank NE, 332-0818

Cake Fetish

Best Cupcake

• Northeast Heights: 2665 Louisiana NE, 883-0670

www.cakefetish.com

The Candy Lady

Best Chocolate Confections

• Old Town: 524 Romero NW, 243-6239

www.thecandylady.com

Chama River Brewing Co.

Best Bread Basket

• I-25 Corridor: 4939 Pan American Freeway, 342-1800

www.chamariverbrewery.com

Chocolate Café and Bakery

Best Chocolate Confections

• Nob Hill: 2933 Monte Vista NE, 254-0463

Chow's Chinese Bistro

Best Chinese

• Northeast Heights: 1950 Juan Tabo NE, 298-3000

• Westside: 10000 Coors NW, 899-6889

www.mychows.com

Christy Mae's

Best Restaurant to Take Grandma

• Fairgrounds: 1400 San Pedro NE. 255-4740

www.christymaes.com

Cold Stone Creamery

Best Ice Cream

• Twelve locations in Albuquerque. Visit www.coldstonecreamery.com for locations and phone numbers.

Cracker Barrel

Best Dish Covered in Gravy

• Locations and phone numbers at www.crackerbarrel.com/location.cfm?state=NM

Dagmar's Delectables

Best Other National Cuisine, German

• Midtown: 3000 San Pedro NE, 883-6464

www.dagmarsdelectables.com

DaVinci's Gourmet Pizza

Best Comfort Food, Best Undiscovered Gem

• Far Northeast Heights: 5809 Juan Tabo NE, 275-2722

www.dvgp.com

Dion's Pizza

Best Pizza

• Far Northeast Heights: Montgomery at Morris NE, 293-7183

• Far Northeast Heights: Academy at Wyoming NE, 821-3911

• Upper Nob Hill: Central at Monroe NE, 265-6919

• Taylor Ranch: Coors at Montaño NW, 898-1161

• Four Hills: 13170 Central SE, 296-0771

• North Valley: 5937 Fourth Street NW, 345-4900

• Westside: Coors at Cottonwood NW, 899-0400

• Far Northeast Heights: Paseo Del Norte at Wyoming, 857-0100

• Westside: Coors at Central, 831-3131

• Rio Rancho: 4101 High Resort SE, 896-2222

www.dionspizza.com

Duran's Central Pharmacy

Best Chile Relleno, Best Red Chile, Best Enchiladas

• Old Town: 1815 Central NW, 247-4141

El Modelo

Best Tamales

• South Valley: 1715 Second Street SW, 242-1843

Fei's Café

Best Vegetarian Dish the Meat-Eaters Can't Resist

• UNM Area: 2114 Central SE, 243-3390

Flying Star Café

Best Healthy Breakfast, Best Tofu Dish, Best Veggie Burger, Best Chain,

Best Pet-Friendly Restaurant, Most Unique Desserts

• Nob Hill: 3416 Central NE, 255-4501

• Downtown: 723 Silver SW, 244-8099

• North Valley: 4026 Rio Grande NW, 344-6714

• Uptown: 8001 Menaul NE, 293-6911

• Northeast Heights: 4501 Juan Tabo NE, 275-8311

• Corrales: 10700 Corrales Road, 938-4717

www.flyingstarcafe.com

Frontier

Best Pancakes, Best Breakfast Burrito, Best Green Chile, Best Tortillas,

Best Green Chile Stew, Best Hangover Cure, Best Greasy Spoon, Most Bang for your Buck

• UNM Area: 2400 Central SE, 266-0550

www.frontierrestaurant.com

Gold Street Caffé

Best Bacon

• Downtown, 218 Gold SW, 765-1633

www.999dine.com/nm/goldstreetcaffe

Golden Pride BBQ Chicken and Ribs

Best Breakfast Burrito

• UNM Area: 1830 Lomas NE, 242-2181

• Westside: 5231 Central NW, 836-1544

• Southeast: 10101 Central NE, 293-3531

• Northeast Heights: 3720 Juan Tabo, 294-5767

www.frontierrestaurant.com

The Grove Café and Market

Best Brunch

• Downtown: 600 Central SE, 248-9800

www.thegrovecafemarket.com

Hooters

Best Restaurant in Which to Have an Arm-wrestling Contest

• Northeast Heights: 4601 San Mateo NE, 884-6600

• Westside: 1708 State Highway 528 NW, 898-9464

www.hooters.com

Hurricane's

Best Greasy Spoon

• UNM Area: 4330 Lomas NE, 255-4248

• Northeast Heights: 2801 Eubank NE, 299-9017

Il Vicino

Best Salad, Best Casual Dining

• Nob Hill: 3404 Central NE, 266-7855

• Far Northeast Heights: 11225 Montgomery NE, 271-0882

www.ilvicino.com

India Kitchen

Best Restaurant to Pretend You're in a Foreign Country

• Northeast Heights: 6910 Montgomery NE, 884-2333

Japanese Kitchen

Best Japanese

• Uptown: 6521 Americas Parkway, 884-8937

www.japanesekitchen.com

Kelly's BYOB

Best Beer Selection

• Nob Hill: 3222 Central SE, 262-2739

www.kellysbrewpub.com

La Montañita Co-op

Best Vegan Baked Goods

• Nob Hill: 3500 Central SE, 265-4631

www.lamontanita.coop

Le Café Miche

Best French

• Northeast Heights: 1431 Wyoming NE, 299-6088

www.cafemiche.com/about/index.html

Le Chantilly Pastry Shop

Best French Pastries

• Northeast Heights: 8216 Menaul NE, 293-7057

Le Peep

Best Eggs Benedict

• Uptown: 2125 Louisiana NE # 100, 881-7272

www.lepeep.com/nm.asp

Los Cuates

Best New Mexican Restaurant

• Near Northeast Heights: 5016 Lomas NE, 268-0974

• Near Northeast Heights: 4901 Lomas NE, 255-5079

• Northeast Heights: 8700 Menaul NE, 237-2800

www.loscuatesrestaurants.com

Los Equipales

Best Mexican

• Southeast: 4500 Silver SE, 265-1300

www.losequipales.com

Mannie's Family Restaurant

Best Pancakes

• Nob Hill: 2900 Central SE, 265-1669

May Café

Best Vietnamese

• Southeast: 111 Louisiana SE, 265-4448

www.maycafe.com

Model Pharmacy

Best Soda Fountain

• Nob Hill: 3636 Monte Vista NE, 255-8686

Nothing But Noodles

Best Noodles

• Northeast Heights: 5011 Montgomery NE, 837-2695

www.nothingbutnoodles.com/locations.php?state=nm

Olympia Café

Best Greek

• UNM Area: 2210 Central SE, 266-5222

Orchid Thai Cuisine

Best Thai, Best Tofu Dish

• Upper Nob Hill: 4300 Central SE, 265-4047

www.orchidthaicuisine.com

Owl Café

Best Green Chile Cheeseburger

• Northeast Heights: 800 Eubank NE, 291-4900

• I-25 Corridor: 4320 The 25! Way, 342-1077

• Uptown: 2325 San Pedro NE, 830-2015

• Westside: 10131 Coors Blvd NW, 899-8640

Paisano's Pasta and Regional Italian Cuisine

Best Pasta

• Northeast Heights: 935 Eubank NE, 298-7541

Pars Cuisine

Best Middle Eastern

• I-25 Corridor: 4320 The 25! Way, Suite 100, 345-5156

www.parscuisine.com

Paul's Monterey Inn

Best Steakhouse

• Northeast Heights: 1000 Juan Tabo NE, 294-1461

The Range Café and Bakery

Best Omelet, Best Huevos Rancheros, Best Dish Covered in Gravy

• Northeast Heights: 4200 Wyoming NE, 293-2633

• UNM Area: 2200 Menaul NE, 888-1660

• Bernalillo: 925 Camino del Pueblo, 867-1700

www.rangecafe.com

Rudy's "Country Store" and Bar-BQ

Best Barbecue

• Midtown: 2321 Carlisle NE, 884-4000

• Westside: 10136 Coors NW, 890-7113

www.rudys.com

Sadie's

Best Sopaipillas, Best Chips and Salsa, Most Generous Portions

• North Valley: 6230 Fourth Street NW, 345-5339

www.sadiessalsa.com

Satellite Coffee

Best Coffee

• Westside: 1642 Alameda NW, 899-1001

• Nob Hill: 3513 Central NE, 256-0345

• Northeast Heights: 8405 Montgomery NE, 296-7654

• Uptown: 2201 Louisiana NE, 884-0098

• UNM Area: 2300 Central SE, 254-3800

www.satcoffee.com

Scalo Northern Italian Grill

Best Pasta

• Nob Hill: 3500 Central SE, 255-8781

www.scalonobhill.com

Sophia's Place

Best Pancakes

• Los Ranchos de Albuquerque: 6313 Fourth Street NW, 345-3935

Taj Mahal

Best Indian, Best Lunch Buffet

• Near Northeast Heights: 1430 Carlisle Blvd NE, 255-1994

www.999dine.com/nm/tajmahal/indexmain.html

Trombino's Bistro Italiano

Best Italian

• Northeast Heights: 5414 Academy NE, 821-5974

www.bistroitaliano.com

Tucanos

Best Restaurant to Loosen Your Top Button

• Downtown: 110 Central SW, 246-9900

www.tucanos.com

Vivace

Best Italian, Best Pasta

• Nob Hill: 3120 Central SE, 268-5965

www.vivacenobhill.com

Waffle House

Best Waffles

• Southeast: 2250 Yale SE, 843-9194

• Foothills: 13207 Central NE, 294-0494

www.wafflehouse.com

Weck's

Best Breakfast Overall, Best Pancakes, Best French Toast, Best Brunch, Best Toast

• Northeast Heights: 3913 Louisiana NE, 881-0019

• I-25 Corridor, 4500 Osuna NE Suite 100, 344-1472

• Northeast Heights: 1105 Juan Tabo, 293-3154

• Westside: 6311 Riverside Plaza, 352-6209

• Rio Rancho: 1690 Rio Rancho, 896-1411

www.wecksinc.com

Yasmine's Café

Best Middle Eastern

• UNM Area: 1600 Central SE, 242-1980

Zinc Wine Bar and Bistro

Best Brunch, Best Wine List, Best Winebar

• Nob Hill: 3009 Central NE, 254-9462

www.zincabq.com