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Top 5 Summer Festivals You Won't Want to Miss!

When the short, cool winter turns to long days of abundant sunshine, we know it’s time for summer. But one other thing lets us know the season has changed—festivals. Although there are many great festivals to visit throughout the year, nothing says summer like loading up your friends and family …
UFO Themed McDonald's in Roswell, New Mexico

Throughout the world, there’s very little variation in the brand identity of McDonald’s restaurants. Most of them look pretty much the same. But every now and then, a McDonald’s franchise thinks so far outside of the Happy Meal box that you end up with a cultural icon and tourist attraction. …
5 Things You Didn't Know About Yerba Mate

Have you ever heard of Yerba Mate? Chances are, you haven’t! Yerba Mate is an herbal drink common is South America, widely (or not so-well) known in the U.S. for its health benefits. Countries in South America have been drinking it for centuries, such as Paraguay, Argentina, and Uruguay to …
Thanksgiving in New Mexico

Thanksgiving in New Mexico is by far the best holiday between Día de los Muertos and Christmas. In our modern lives, it has become a tradition of warmth and togetherness. Friends and family put aside their differences and come together to share a meal with the ones we love. Even …
ruidoso

If you’re looking for fun things to do in New Mexico this summer, then Ruidoso is the place for you. The best part is that you can enjoy the best of what Ruidoso has to offer in a weekend getaway. It’s the perfect place for shopping, dining, and relaxing in …

So, you’ve gotten yourself a hot date, you’re out on the town and you both start to feel a severe case of the nom-noms. After deciding to stop by your favorite fancy restaurant, you may find yourself feeling a little anxious that your date may not be impressed by your …

Got a bottle of wine from home that you want to take to your favorite New Mexican restaurant? It might be a reality this summer! New Mexicans will be allowed to bring their own bottle of wine to restaurants this July, if this bill gets passed! According to the bill, it would be …

From hearty towering nachos, to homemade pineapple upside-down cake, El Patron has many ways to satisfy your craving. El Patron Cafe and Catering opened its doors in 2010, located in Las Cruces. I recently sat down with one of the few official owners, Rosella Tirre, to discuss how her and her …

Jim Leon, from JimBob’s Food Service, has been offering his tasty BBQ creations for over 6 years in the Mesilla Valley. His offerings have been available for private catering and individual burrito sales. But for those who have been lucky enough to enjoy his food, know just how talented he is. Jim …

  The Mesilla Valley has welcomed (with open arms I might add) a fresh, new eatery located next door to LuLu’s.  Salud! de Mesilla opened their doors in the spring of 2016. Owners, Russell Hernandez and Christopher Schaljo, sat down with me to discuss their vast menu complete with options …