Bike and Brew Beer Dinners & Tap Takeovers 2016

Bike and Brew Festival is back and better than ever! This year Local Flavor is excited to participate by coordinating beer dinners throughout the week with several of our favorite local restaurants! Reserve your beer dinner by calling our partner restaurants directly or just show up for any of these amazing...

Fishing Report May 2016: Fishing the Cimarron

The Cimarron is a small-tail water fishery that comes out of Eagle Nest Lake. Although it is small and close to the highway, it does have a lot of trout and excellent insect hatches. The water from the Cimarron is used to irrigate hay fields to the east. The stream’s...

Working with the Earth

It’s a rare joy to spend an afternoon with people so at home in their skins, who connect so easily and who, despite being extraordinarily accomplished, are so down-to-earth. As soon as I clear the door, we are laughing. According to Hopi philosophy, says Marian Denipah, “You do your best...

Kasey’s Steakhouse

Guy meets girl in Hawaii. Guy and girl move to Alaska. Guy and girl start a restaurant in New Mexico. It may not be a traditional restaurant origin story, but it’s the one that guided Gary Lange and Kaitlin Armstrong-Lange (aka Casey) to open Kasey’s Steakhouse. The couple’s love for...

Still Hungry? April 2016 – A Look Back

Still hungry? Yes, indeed! Twenty years old, and here we are, still savoring the flavor of Norther New Mexico. After all these years, Local Flavor’s readers, writers, featured chefs, artists and locals of all trades still savor the flavors of Santa Fe, Albuquerque, Taos and beyond. In honor of the...

Hispano Homesteaders of Las Golondrinas

Welcome to El Rancho de las Golondrinas, where a journey through time takes you back to New Mexico’s Spanish Colonial and Territorial eras, revealing what life was like during the 18th and 19th centuries for Hispano homesteaders. You’ll meet farmers and millers, bakers and blacksmiths, along with spinners, sheep shearers,...

Galisteo Bistro

There’s a lot to like about the Galisteo Bistro. It shares the charm of storefronts along Galisteo Street between Alameda and Water in downtown Santa Fe. Large, cheery windows bordered in small lights have classic bistro curb appeal. Opening the door into the high-ceilinged room knocks some scents into you––of...

Home Brew

To most of us, brewing beer is something like witchcraft. You put barley, water, hops and yeast into a container, and a few weeks later, you’ve somehow conjured a potion that not only tastes fantastic, but has the ability to bring people together in joyful celebration. But it’s not magic....

The Buzz: April 2016

What's in, what's out, what's hot, what's not... that's the buzz!

The Art Buzz

The Art Buzz: April 2016

Still Hungry?

Still Hungry? April 2016: A Look Back
This month in Local Flavor: Homesteading in Nob Hill, Las Golondrinas and San Juan Pueblo, plus Homebrewing for the Homesteader. Also features on The Lensic's 15th anniversary, Kasey's Steakhouse, 35° North coffeehouse, and Galisteo Bistro. And of course, your usual favorites: The Buzz, Art Buzz, Still Hungry & more! Read it here

 

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Bike and Brew Beer Dinners & Tap Takeovers 2016

Bike and Brew Festival is back and better than ever! This year Local Flavor is excited to participate by coordinating beer dinners throughout the week with several of our favorite local restaurants!

Reserve your beer dinner by calling our partner restaurants directly or just show up for any of these amazing after-hours craft beer parties and tap takeovers.

Wednesday, May 18

monks-ale-logoL’Olivier
Brewery: Monk’s Ale
229 Galisteo Street
Santa Fe
505. 989.1919
www.loliviersantafe.com

 

New_Belgium_Brewing_Company_logoPranzo Italian Grill 
Brewery: New Belgium Brewery
540 Montezuma Avenue
Santa Fe
505.984.2645
www.pranzosantafe.com

 

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Brewery: Marble Brewing
322 Garfield Street
Santa Fe
505.995.9595
www.andiamosantafe.com

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Working with the Earth

Jewelry by Steve LaRance

It’s a rare joy to spend an afternoon with people so at home in their skins, who connect so easily and who, despite being extraordinarily accomplished, are so down-to-earth. As soon as I clear the door, we are laughing. According to Hopi philosophy, says Marian Denipah, “You do your best…

Kasey’s Steakhouse

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Guy meets girl in Hawaii. Guy and girl move to Alaska. Guy and girl start a restaurant in New Mexico. It may not be a traditional restaurant origin story, but it’s the one that guided Gary Lange and Kaitlin Armstrong-Lange (aka Casey) to open Kasey’s Steakhouse. The couple’s love for…

Galisteo Bistro

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There’s a lot to like about the Galisteo Bistro. It shares the charm of storefronts along Galisteo Street between Alameda and Water in downtown Santa Fe. Large, cheery windows bordered in small lights have classic bistro curb appeal. Opening the door into the high-ceilinged room knocks some scents into you––of…

Home Brew

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To most of us, brewing beer is something like witchcraft. You put barley, water, hops and yeast into a container, and a few weeks later, you’ve somehow conjured a potion that not only tastes fantastic, but has the ability to bring people together in joyful celebration. But it’s not magic….

35° North – Find Your Latitude!

35 Degrees North Cafe

Beignets make people happy. While writing this story, whenever I’d mention them to friends, they smiled. At the outset, I didn’t even know what a beignet was, but with a basket of the puffy little beauties before me at 35° North Coffee in Santa Fe, I had proof. I was…

The Joy of Urban Homesteading

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The conventional interpretation of this fable is premised on the basic assumption that we can either be city mice or we can be country mice, but we can’t be both. Even the great agrarian philosopher Wendell Berry suggests that we can either live an industrial lifestyle in the city or…

Live at the Lensic!

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If a building could show the impact it has on its community, the 200 block of Santa Fe’s West San Francisco Street would be a blaze of glory, thanks to The Lensic Performing Arts Center. Sited at No. 211 since 1930, the Lensic has been a local magnet for eight…

The Buzz – April 2016

  Albuquerque Kudos to Albuquerque’s Bosque Brewing Co. for taking the top award for the second year at the National IPA Challenge for its Scale Tipper India Pale Ale. Bosque beat out 128 other brewers for the first repeat championship. Raise a glass! The first rule of 505 Food Fights?…

Art Buzz – April 2016

Albuquerque Page Coleman Gallery presents Andrew Fearnside and Gail Gering, two contemporary artists in a two-person exhibition April 9 through June 18. A meet-the-artists reception is April 8. Andrew Fearnside’s The Desert interprets the desert, creating abstracted landscapes utilizing many layers of textured surfaces and color, referencing the mysteries and…

New Year, New You

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  Six spa experiences with a local twist—each designed to elevate your attitude and snap you out of winter’s chill. Spa menus often read like romance fiction sprinkled with glimpses of celestial desires. Who doesn’t want to touch heaven or paradise for an hour or so while splayed naked on…

Hungry for Healthy

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Santa Fe has a longstanding—and well-deserved—reputation as a health-conscious city. Patients were drawn to the Sunmount Sanatorium in the early twentieth century, just as the back-to-the-land movement felt a magnetic pull to the high desert in the 1960s and 70s. Even nearby Ojo Caliente’s curative mineral springs are said to…