Rockin’ New Mexico Fusion

Popular restaurants this side of the southwest tend to rely on a “thing.” Whether it be handmade tortillas or an ancient family chile recipe, secret menu items only the locals know to order, or some unique concoction of flavors never before seen, the uniqueness and variety dots Cerrillos road in an easy-access cornucopia. These “things” cement together the restaurant community in Santa Fe, and retain its robust food scene–but what about the simple stuff? What about how often you don’t order the secret chicken fried steak and maybe just want some stew on an overcast day?