Tailgating Recipes: Santa Fe Opera

It’s Opera time! In Santa Fe, that means it’s also tailgating time. This year, The Santa Fe Opera opened their 57th season on June 28 with a special tailgating contest to honor this unique tradition. We were so inspired by the contest, that in honor of Oscar’s world premiere, we sought recipes for the best (and most transportable) French cuisine: the stuff of an Englishman’s fond Parisian dreams. An absinthe cocktail starts things off, while smoked fish tartines and rich duck confit make an appearance along with simple haricot verts or white bean salad. Délicieux! Continue reading

Cocktails for 2013

martiniby Melyssa Holik

Maybe you’re celebrating the end of a year that’s been good to you, or maybe you’re saying, “Thank God it’s finally over!” Whatever the case may be, New Year’s is a time for joy and jubilation. To help you ring in the new year with style, we talked to four Santa Fe mixologists to get their thoughts on what’s hot in cocktail culture now and what they predict for the coming year. Whether your tastes run toward the classic or the new and inventive, these cocktails will make a splash at any New Year’s Eve party and have you happily toasting well into 2013. Continue reading