Apr 13th, 2016

cafe bon appétit at iaia

Beneath the soaring mural of a flying frito pie, the students of IAIA – the Institute of American Indian Arts – dig into a lunch of  beef pho soup with diced roasted poblano peppers, lime wedges and basil chifonnade , crab cakes with side roasted pepper and mango relish, lemon grass rice pilaf with ginger […]

Feb 18th, 2016

Growing Opportunities

It’s the beginning of February – by most measures, the heart of winter – and Steve Martin is wearing shorts. Partially perhaps because we’re enjoying some marvelously warm midwinter weather, but specifically because the weather in the carefully climate controlled greenhouses in which Steve farms hovers around a warm and lightly humid low seventies.    […]

Feb 3rd, 2016

Radish and Rye

“Making good food for your body.” It’s a philosophy at once so simple, and yet one that sets a remarkably high standard, and one that Chef David Gaspar de Alba strives for daily through the menu at Radish and Rye. The essence of this approach is faithful adherence to and celebration of the quality of […]

Jan 31st, 2016

The Hive Market

The Hive is a pop-up market in the space formerly known as a nightclub – initially The Rouge Cat and then the Blue Rooster. Enter the colors amber and gold. As the bee-related name suggests, the Hive is related to the beloved Beestro cafe just down the street – both are owned and run by […]

Jan 18th, 2016

Three Sisters Farm

Nestled up in the pine-lined inclines of Glorieta is Aimee Putnam’s Three Sister Farm. Named after the three cornerstone crops of Native American agriculture – squash, maize and beans – her produce is primarily defined by the color green – lettuce, braising mix, kale, chard, parsley, herbs, edible flowers. In the winter, Aimee focuses on […]

Jan 1st, 2016

Squash Blossom Stories

Squash Blossom Stories is a collaborative project I’m thrilled to produce with Nina Yozell-Epstein, founder and CEO of Squash Blossom to promote growers and chefs in northern New Mexico. Nina founded Squash Blossom after years of working in food and farming both in her home state of New Mexico, and around the globe. Her experience […]

Aug 1st, 2015

The Compound

Jun 24th, 2015

El Bosque Farm

May 22nd, 2015

New Mexico Cocktails and Culture 2015

I first met Natalie Bovis, aka “The Liquid Muse” a few years ago at Secreto Lounge, where I’d photographed Santa Fe’s resident mixologist extraordinaire, Chris Milligan, and had staged a shoot for Santa Fe’s own contribution to all things cocktails, Bill York’s “Bitter End Bitters“. Natalie was a vibrant member of this tribe. Her third […]

Dec 11th, 2014

Holiday Gifting at the Farmer’s Market

Every Saturday morning, when my schedule permits, I’m a regular at the Santa Fe Farmer’s market. Usually, it’s for what I call “supplies” – whatever is fresh, eye catching, and fits my recipe plans. The added bonus that I’ve photographed many of the farmers on their beautiful farms, and it’s a chance to catch up […]