I used to live in Albuquerque from 1965 until 1973.
During those years I acquired the great taste of New Mexico-style food.
What impressed me most about New Mexico-style Mexican restaurants was the abundant use of locally-grown green chiles, as well as distinctive-tasting New Mexico red chiles.
My favorite New Mexico-style food is definitely:
1) bowl of green chile
2) carne adovada
and, of course, to finish everything off, yes, sopaipillas.
When I moved to Arizona in 1973 and lived there till 1982, I craved for New Mexico-style food. There was none there in Arizona.
Then I moved to California i9n 1982 and lived there till 2008.
I again craved for New Mexico-style food there but there was none there in California.
Thank God I moved back to New Mexico in 2008.
I will never ever leave New Mexico until I die.
In New Mexico, there are regular so-called Mexican restaurants that do not serve New Mexico-style food.
Quite a number of the so-called Mexican restaruants in this area these days are food from Mexico itself and, unfortunately, not New Mexico-style food.
Many people who come to New Mexico from places like Back East (New York, Chicago, etc.) and Mid-west and from the West Coast, seem not to know the difference between New Mexico-style Mexican food and Mexico-style Mexican food.
Here, in this discussion, I would like to talk about NEW MEXICO-STYLE FOOD RESTAURANTS.
What is your favorite New Mexico-style food restaurant in Albuquerque?
Let's begin the discussion.