Tomasita's Taco Plate

New Mexican Food & Tradition

One of the Oldest Santa Fe New Mexican Restaurants

  • Las Posadas Santa Fe Style

    June 1, 2022

    LAS POSADAS (meaning ‘lodging’ or ‘inns’) is a centuries old Mexican celebration, combining Christian tradition with Spanish folklore. Traditionally held from Dec. 16-24, actors playing Mary and Joseph re-enact the couple’s journey from Nazareth to Bethlehem, by touring the neighborhood, knocking on doors, seeking shelter. A crowd follows, singing songs, asking people to take them in. Las Posadas Santa Fe Style

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  • Guacamole Goes Mainstream

    June 1, 2022

    The avocado, although savory like a vegetable, is botanically a fruit. Native to south central Mexico, it’s been around for thousands of years. As for guacamole, that was invented by the Aztecs, whose empire was based in Mexico from the 14th to the 16th centuries. Known back then as ‘avocado sauce,’ the original recipe, according Guacamole Goes Mainstream

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  • All Honey is Not Created Equal

    June 1, 2022

    Honey has been around forever. Humans have eaten it, traded it, bathed in it and treated their wounds with it, since history was first recorded. Our honey comes from B’s New Mexico Honey Farm, a family owned business based in Albuquerque, which has been producing raw, naturally organic honey for over 25years. “Nothing’s added and All Honey is Not Created Equal

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  • Keep Calm and Eat Beef

    June 1, 2022

    Beef is one of the most versatile of meats. It can be roasted, grilled, fried, barbecued, baked, broiled, braised, cured, dried, stewed, ground… and made into sausages. No wonder it appears on so many restaurant menus, ours included. Burritos, sopaipillas, tacos and quesadillas, can all be beef-based and of course we offer hamburgers and steaks Keep Calm and Eat Beef

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  • CHICOS: Corn By Any Other Name

    June 1, 2022

    Tomasita’s and the Atrisco Cafe are among a handful of Santa Fe restaurants that list genuine chicos on their menu. And in case you don’t know, chicos are kernels of ripe sweet yellow corn that has been dried by traditional methods dating back thousands of years. Their full name, ‘chicos del horno,’ is a reference CHICOS: Corn By Any Other Name

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  • Corn is Key

    June 1, 2022

    Corn is the backbone of New Mexican cuisine. Tortillas, tacos, posole, chips, tamales… the list goes on. But corn is everywhere nowadays – according to the National Corn Growers Association, the average American consumes about 25lbs of it each year. So the quality of that corn is particularly important, especially as most of it nowadays Corn is Key

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  • Sopaipillas

    June 1, 2022

    Think Albuquerque and what comes to mind is probably hot air balloons and maybe the longest aerial tramway in North America (2.7 miles.) But for foodies, Albuquerque has another claim to fame. It’s the place where, so rumor has it, sopaipillas were invented over 200 years ago. Virtually unknown in the rest of the country, Sopaipillas

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