Local Flavor’s February Issue is on the stands!
This missive from Editor Cullen Curtiss looks at the month ahead through a romantic lens.
“Love is always in the air,” reads Cullen’s introduction to the February issue, “you just have to know where to look.”
“We found it in stories of our local musicians whose sounds characterize the passion and complexity of New Mexico, in a connected group of Mexican chefs, who now call Santa Fe home, in the maverick, free-spirited founders of our ski areas, in the Japanese tradition of hot pot, now bubbling at Izanami,”
MANZANARES. Born into a musical family, these two New Mexican brothers were destined to play songs, sizzling Latin Rock songs! Writer Stephanie Hainsfurther enjoys lunch and conversation with the musicians at one of their old stomping grounds, Santa Fe’s El Farol, where you may soon get the chance to hear them.
THE CHEFS OF CHACALTIANGUIS. The unofficial sister city of Chacaltianguis has graced Santa Fe with dozens of its very best and they are all working in the restaurants you know and love, and raising families right here in the City Different. Hear their stories about loving their adopted home.
SHABU SHABU. Hear that swish swish? It’s the sound of thinly sliced Angus beef swimming at your behest in a hot pot of flavorful broth at Ten Thousand Wave’s Izanami restaurant. It’s the sound of any number of vegetables doing the same. It’s the sound of ultimate relaxation at a spa just minutes from downtown Santa Fe.
MUSIC GREATS. New Mexico Music Awards producer Jose Antonio Ponce shares the legacies and legends of New Mexico’s homegrown music greats.
SKI PIONEERS OF NEW MEXICO. Ski writer Dan Gibson salutes a handful of mavericks who established skiing in New Mexico, where it thrives and delights today.
STILL HUNGRY? Is the science behind the efficacy of aphrodisiacs really true? You’ll have to find out for yourself. Three award-winning chefs share their aphrodisiac-inspired recipes so you can stay at home and cook for your honey on Valentine’s Day.
THE ART BUZZ. A monthly peek at regional art exhibits and news to encourage you to step out.
TOP TIX. Writer Stephanie Hainsfurther taps into the best and most intriguing regional performing arts events with a wry and informed perspective.
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