According to owners Larry & Dorothy Rainosek, today February 10th is the 40th anniversary of the day they first opened the doors at the venerable Central Avenue dining spot. This community is indebted to the Rainoseks - not only for running a really great place to meet and eat - but for all of their philanthropy with UNM and many other community organizations.
Happy 40th to The Frontier!
I. Love. The. Frontier. No really. I. Love. The. Frontier.
Wow- you should get some kind of award! Seriously, no one ever managed to drag you there?
I miss the Fat Chance.
I like the Frontier, too . . . particularly their green chile!
However, amidst all the hoopla, remember that the Rainoseks contributed big bucks to Wilson, Domenici, McCain, et al. They can do what they want with their money, of course. I'd like to hear what community organizations they support, if anyone has info on that, so I might feel a bit better about throwing my money their way. I just don't like the idea of supporting businesses whose owners work against my personal world/political views.
As the 26-year host for the Larry Ahrens Bank of America UNM Presidential Scholarship Golf Tournament, I know personally that the Rainosek's donated generously to the golf tournament each year. The dollars they donated were considerable. The tournament funded over 51 Presidential Scholars each year on the UNM campus until last year. We were only interested in providing worthy students from NM a first-rate education - not screening for party affiliation. Political preferences of the scholarship recipients were never considered by UNM, the Rainosek's or myself.
Now go in there and have a sweet roll - and tell 'em thanks for supporting UNM and the community!