|We'll have lunch at historic Rancho de Chimayó, a local favorite.|
This charming restaurant, housed in an old hacienda, is comfortable and romantic. In the winter, fireplaces radiate warmth into cozy rooms where family photographs adorn the white-washed adobe walls. In warmer weather, the lovely terraced patio beckons diners to experience delicious al fresco dining.
Chimayó is known for its heirloom chiles, and most dishes are accompanied by red or green chile, either "smothered" or on the side. (The official state question of New Mexico is "Red or green?") If you'd like to try both, order "Christmas!"
Our group will have a plated meal, ordering from a special menu featuring traditional New Mexican cuisine, with chips, salsa, and beverage (sodas, coffee, tea) included (vegetarian option available).