My first plate at El Bruno’s, at their original location in Cuba, New Mexico, some 20 years ago, is on my list of top-ten memorable meals. My wife, her family, and me—all red chile veterans—randomly stopped in on the way to the Four Corners to fly fish the San Juan. The red was a stunning … Continue reading el bruno’s restaurante y cantina (albuquerque nm)
The salsa is blissfully blisteringly spicy, and the squirter is an efficient way to dress your chow.
So we have our SxSW routine down: Wake up at 5 am. Sh!t, shower, shave. Drive downtown and get in line by 6 am for the KUTX morning shows at the Four Seasons. Eat tacos and listen to the KUTX shows. Eat lunch at Fareground a couple block away. Listen to randoms through the afternoon … Continue reading eatin’ and earin’ at sxsw
Although I've made slight (but factual) fun of Paleo and The Woo, Picnik is an excellent restaurant and is now one of our neighborhood faves.
The tagliatelle was truly an amazing dish. The pasta, made with local flour from Barton Springs Mill, was earthy and perfectly al dente. The sauce was deep with flavor and savory.
Ever since I ate tacos for 50 meals in a row a few years ago (and lost weight!), my friends see me as a taco maniac, which, I reckon, is true: I love me some tacos! So when facebook's algorithms fed me an ad for the National Taco Championships here in Austin, I felt obligated … Continue reading a report from the national taco championships
The mains really had us ooo-ing and ahh-ing. The Enchiladas de Pato con Mole Poblano was everything I hoped for: A symphony of deep and savory flavor. The margaritas were the best we've had in many years (which we define as not sweet with space to taste the nuance of the tequila).