"I know this is a “favourite restaurant" thread but I can't help but mention one of the filthiest “greasy spoon” joints that Albuquerque's ever had. It was on the corner of Central and Louisiana Blvd. SE, right next…"
"We used to come to 'Burque from Belen on the train, go to either the Kimo, State or Sunshine theater, sometimes the Highland theater... I think we took the bus a time or two. We would end up at Vip's Big Boy (best onion rings ever!),…"
"I remember attending the grand opening of Winrock in the fall of 1960. We no longer had to shop at Nob Hill or downtown.Stromberg Men's Wear, Paris Shoe Store and Cook Sporting Goods all had nice stores at Winrock. Albuquerque National…"
"When I was really little we went to the Royal Fork, on Eubank, I think.
El Pinto, when it was still just a little converted house
Sadie's, in its original location on Osuna and Second Street
Mi Casita on Zuni
hi...when i was a kid shakey's on indian school was the best place for birthdays, cub scout outings and just a fun night out...the adults were drinking beer, the kids were drinking jolly green giants, the piano and banjo players were jamming and everyone had fun!!
we loved getting alfies fish and chips, griff's, burger chef and chicken from a place next to baldridges...i cant remember the name of it.
for new mexican we usually ate at taco sal's ("hi doll") but sometimes we would get in the car and go way far away from our house and go to la hacienda in old town or a place called la tapatia or sometimes called taco flats...
the spaghetti machine is the first place i ever played video games in my life....they had pong and tank battle....awesome...
we always had brunch at furr's on wyoming after church...loved the live piano...everyone remembers that...right?