food and beverage


V.26 No.33 | 8/17/2017
Red chile enchiladas
Eric Williams Photography

Restaurant Review

“He’s an Eatin’Lad”

March goes all Jethro on y’all

Diner fare and New Mexican cuisine are somehow related. They’re both a sort of comfort food available in America, after all. Kap’s Coffee Shop & Diner has both.

Food News

The Best Worst Idea

Insomnia Cookies delivers late-night addiction, Sandbar Brewery and Grill takes a historic spot, “Big Healthy Life” on big healthy lives, Chef Marc Quiñones does ABQ proud, Angel Fire resort hosts a real humdinger, and Flagship Foods announces major plans.
V.26 No.32 | 8/10/2017

Restaurant Review

Lota Years, Lota Yum

Blake’s turns 65

Renée Chavez orders almost every item on the menu at Blake's Lotaburger.

Food News

Coffee That Kicks

UFC welterweight champion starts Hundred Hands Craft Coffee, Amadeo's Pizza causes confusion, Dion's experiments, State Fair green chile cheeseburger competitors announced, the Acre promises vegetarian comforts, and the Xtreme Eating Awards tells us where not to eat.
V.26 No.31 | 8/3/2017

Restaurant Review

Farm to Table at Farm & Table

A celebration, steeped in the agrarian history of the North Valley

Farm & Table is definitely upscale, with delicious surprises across the board and exacting detail to every dish, but still approachable enough for anyone’s special occasions.

Food News

ABQ Restaurants Plagued by Crime

Crime hits the dining crowd, Dion's announces new dressing, Peter Piper Pizza announces second location, Cantero Brewing Company renovates old space, Humble Coffee to open new location, and Fox & Hound gets rebranded.
V.26 No.30 | 7/27/2017
Mango sticky rice
Eric Williams Photography

Restaurant Review

The Squash of Thailand

Thai Boran’s unique menu holds some surprises

Josh Lee is overwhelmed by pumpkin curry at Thai Boran and then keeps eating and eating.

Food News

Smart Eats

The owners of Nick and Jimmy's wants educated employees, Claim Jumper disappears, Paradise Hills refuses to pass the salt, Burger 21 plans to open new spot, Storehouse New Mexico sees some renovations and New Day trains kids to be the next generation of restaurant entrepreneurs.
V.26 No.29 | 7/20/2017
Enchilada combination plate
Eric Williams Photography

Restaurant Review

The Progress of the North

Garduños rules the Heights

August March enjoys Garduños as much as he did a third of a century ago.

Food News

Saucy Beginnings

Sauce Pizza and Wine opens an ABQ location, Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza gives it away, make your plans for the Santa Fe Farmers Market, US to bring back horse meat, Silver Horizons needs help and KRQE Cares Food for Kids is accepting donations.
V.26 No.28 | 7/13/2017

Restaurant Review

Eat Everything

Flavor blooms at Mazaya Cafe

Mazaya excels in creating a wide variety of mouthwatering and intriguing flavors that keep you reaching for just one more bite.

Food News

Fish Abuse

Slapfish starts building ABQ location, Green Jeans burglary suspect arrested, Range Cafe gets a new location, US Senator questions snortable chocolate, New Mexico a favorite of Guy Fieri and why you should buy local squash.
V.26 No.27 | 7/6/2017

Restaurant Review

Take Me Home, Corrales Road

Bistro Brewery is the place where you belong

Hidden along Old Corrales Road are a few spots for rock-solid casual dining that are downright easy on the wallet—and Corrales Bistro Brewery is a prime example.

Food News

Back At the Top

Grove Café & Market wins again, Backpack Buddies Food Drive helps local kids, NHCC opens a new restaurant, Green Jeans businesses get robbed, and Bocadillos and Sahara Middle Eastern Eatery get new locations.
V.26 No.26 | 6/29/2017

Restaurant Review

Summer Magic

Consistency and kindness reign at St. Clair

Balance seems to be what St. Clair is good at. Their restaurant is upscale without feeling out-of-bounds when you're dressed down, the staff is knowledgeable about the wine list without sounding snobbish, and the food is refined without the price tag.