• Dining Out Winter/Spring 2020

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Come hungry

Taos Diner is a must-do weekly, or more, for locals and sometimes a daily stop during visitors’ stays. This longtime Taos staple has a family atmosphere that welcomes all comers with open arms and “howdy neighbor” camaraderie.

Hey Mondo, Mondo Italiano!

There may be 2,000 miles separating Taos from New York City but there’s an easy way to transport yourself there in spirit, your nose following an aroma redolent of the finest Italian restaurants that the city and Long Island have to offer. And it’s right here in the heart of town.

Sweet and spicy

If you are looking for an elegant and delicious way to warm up, stop by Donabe Asian Kitchen in downtown Taos. The curries and other delights are spicy and sweet enough to heat up the body and soul on a cold winter night.

Winter 2020 Dining Out Guide publishes this week

Taos is a culinary destination and the dining scene seems to change with every season.
Morgan Timms/The Taos News  Old Martina's Hall Executive Chef John Lamendola's mission has been to revamp the longstanding restaurant's menu. 'Having been [in Taos] for 25 years, I had a good name in the community who expected a certain style of cooking,' he said.

There's Something Fishy Going on Here

Clad in a perfectly white, traditional chef’s coat and built to breathe black-and-white checkered pants, Executive Chef John Lamendola begins his day in the spotless kitchen at Old …
Morgan Timms/The Taos News  At the Rolling Still Distillery's The Lounge, their locally distilled vodka is the main attraction. Lavender lemonade is created with lavender-infused vodka and house-made citrus, fresh lemon juice mixed with Topo Chico sparkling mineral water.

Crafting the Spirit of Taos

Connoisseurs of a well-made drink and a comfortable setting look no further. The Lounge by Rolling Still Distillery takes its craft seriously and Taos has quickly noticed.  The Lounge is …
Red River Brewing blends in with local ski culture, as the brewery is located just a few blocks from the Platinum chair lift at Red River Ski Area.
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Red River Brewing Company – gaining a good reputation

All the beer is made here with clean, cold Red River water and grain from Monte Vista, Colorado. There is a house-brewed root beer and a selection of wines, including a Wicked Kreations Chokecherry wine.
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The Bavarian Restaurant in Taos Ski Valley

The Bavarian Restaurant in the Taos Ski Valley is a destination for skiers, summer and winter hikers and those who appreciate a cold stein of beer with schnitzel, Spätzle and gravy, and pommes (fries) all served in an authentic European style dining atmosphere.
Chef Ky Quintanilla serves a plate of Colorado lamb chops with a red wine demi glace at Palettes restaurant in the Hotel Don Fernando.
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Palettes restaurant in Hotel Don Fernando

Palettes is a casual hotel restaurant with a Northern New Mexico flair. The 92-seat restaurant is located in the newly renovated and reopened Hotel Don Fernando.

Feel the wintertime heat of great dining in Taos

You’ll will have no trouble finding a restaurant to heat up your winter in the 2019 Taos Dining Out guide. From locally sourced meats at Sabroso and green chile rellenos from the Taos Inn to …

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