Local Flavor’s New Look


The October issue is on the stands!

With a brand new format – a convenient keeper size – but still filled cover to cover with all you need to know about what’s going on up here in Northern New Mexico this month.

Editor Cullen Curtiss invites us to “ take our advice on autumn road trip ideas, hikes to new tasty heights and lines to tasty food trucks, and take renowned photographer Charles Mann’s advice about how to successfully capture Balloon Fiesta. Plus, welcome changes to neighborhoods Nob Hill in ABQ and the Railyard in Santa Fe.”

Not to mention a couple of seriously cool things to do aqui en Taos! Including the Stakeout’s fab events and Anais Rumfelt’s upcoming show at MoMo!

THE ART OF SEEING through the lens with noted photographer Charles Mann at the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta.

FLYING STAR CAFE COMES FULL CIRCLE. The Bernsteins of Flying Star Cafe once again lead the way on Nob Hill in Albuquerque.

STILL HUNGRY FOR FOOD TRUCKS. Fabulous food trucks changing the landscape of ABQ’s food scene, including The Supper Truck, Oni Noodles, and Punchy’s Wood Fired Pizza.

TAKE THE PATH LESS TRAVELED TO TEN 3. The Abruzzo family reaches breathtaking heights at Ten 3.

NEW KID ON THE BLOCK. The New Mexico School for the Arts (NMSA) comes to the Santa Fe Railyard, and co-founder (with Cindy Montoya) Catherine Oppenheimer says, “Now with this physical plant, this will be New Mexico’s school.”

A WONDROUS WETLAND. Spend an afternoon at the marvelous marsh in Las Golondrinas off of I-25 named after naturalist Leonora Curtin.

MANZANO MOUNTAIN RETREAT & APPLE RANCH. Make it your new fall pilgrimage to gather astonishingly delicious apples at Manzano’s Apple Ranch.

THE ROAD TO DIXON. Writer and longtime Dixon inhabitant Stanley Crawford gathers tales about fellow townspeople’s meandering paths to Dixon, as the community celebrates its 38th annual Dixon Studio Tour.

TOP TIX. What would we do without Top Tix columnist Stephanie Hainsfurther’s tips on the hottest performing arts tix in town, including vocal percussionist Nicole Paris with Sweet Potato Kicks the Sun: An Opera for All Voices.

ON THE ROAD. Author of Exploring New Mexico, Sharon Niederman is back this month with more road trip recommendations for your summer adventures, including a visit to Wagner Farms and the 6th Annual Apple & Pumpkin Fest, Oct. 12 and 13.

ART BEAT. Writer Mia Rose Poris’ picks for your October gallery-hopping, including a trip to MoMo Taos, where you can meet artist Anaïs Rumfelt, whose piece above is called The Depths.

CHEF’S BUZZ. Writer Lynn Cline delivers her monthly round-up of foodie highlights, including the great news that the Stakeout is back with Chef Antoine Balourdet in the kitchen.

Pick up a copy of the new issue of Local Flavor at more than 500 locations statewide, including Cid’s here in Taos, and do visit their great online site linked below!



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