Los Poblanos

Los Poblanos

A staple in our household when it comes to outings, Los Poblanos is a veritable oasis in an otherwise quite ordinary town. It is nestled in the heart of the North Valley among the largest trees in the city and the only fields of lavender you could find in this part of...
Siam Cafe

Siam Cafe

Siam Cafe has been a reliable staple among Thai restaurants in Albuquerque for a long time now. A fairly nondescript exterior opens up to a small and rather busy interior with booths and a few tables. The hustle and bustle of the kitchen (particularly during peak...
Savoy Bar & Grill

Savoy Bar & Grill

I won’t mince words: lunch at Savoy it was a delightful experience and a welcome departure from other uninspired local eateries. It was not just the simple yet delicious food, but the impeccable service from the first phone call to the end of our meal. When we...
Hartford Square

Hartford Square

Great expectations. That is how I would describe the initial part of my visit to Hartford Square, a rather new eatery near downtown Albuquerque. Now, I know everything is relative. If one compares my lunch at Hartford Square with, let’s say, the ubiquitous bean...
The Grove

The Grove

For my first visit to The Grove I chose a sunny spring like day in February full of sun and promise. Apparently, so did a thousand other people in Albuquerque and the place was, regrettably, packed to the rafters. I’m not quite sure why the set up requires patrons to...
Vinaigrette

Vinaigrette

Though for a long time I have considered the Albuquerque area a food desert in many respects, there are some new eateries that should be on everyone’s radar. One of the relatively new places that is a far cry from the usual suspects is Vinaigrette. It has a good...