1. What Beers to Pair With Mexican Food

    When you go out to eat, the first thing you get at your table is something to drink. Maybe you start with a water and choose a drink later that goes well with whatever New Mexican food you decide to order, or you know exactly what you want to drink and you order it right away. However you do things, one thing is for sure: beer and Mexican food are like birds in a tree — it’s just a natural co…Read More

  2. All About Enchiladas!

    There are some people who, when they crave New Mexican food, go to their favorite restaurant and order their favorite dish. Whether that’s tacos, enchiladas, or chile rellenos, they always go for what they know they will love and what will certainly satisfy their craving. But even if you do have your favorite dish, there is often a variety that you can experiment with. Take enchiladas for exampl…Read More

  3. 5 of Our Favorite Mexican Desserts

    Even though we tell ourselves when we go out to dinner at a restaurant to save room for dessert, the plate gets emptier and emptier and we let out a big disappointed sigh when we have to turn away the dessert menu. Is that maybe because you don’t know what you’re missing? Flour tortillas, burritos filled with beans, and endless chips and salsa, we don’t blame you for filling up on these auth…Read More

  4. 4 Meals That Are Perfect For Cold Nights

    Heading into the colder months in Santa Fe, the leaves may be changing color and you finally bring out your hats, scarves, and fuzzy boots, and start thinking about warm meals to keep you cozy at night. Most people may go straight to soups and comfort foods like macaroni and cheese or a massive baked potato. While these are excellent choices for a night lounging on the couch with a blanket and you…Read More

  5. Red or Green? What You Need to Know About Chile Sauces

    You order a smothered burrito, huevos rancheros, or enchilada and your server asks, “red or green sauce?” Which one is spicier? Which one do I like better? You’re blindsided for a moment while you think about what to order. Both are delicious, but you never want to have that feeling of wishing you had ordered something else. Tortilla Flats is incredibly knowledgeable about all of our fresh i…Read More

  6. Burritos, Fajitas, Tacos, Enchiladas: How Do You Choose?

    Walking into a Mexican restaurant in Santa Fe, you’re undoubtedly met with classic Mexican decor, smells of spicy chile sauce, and sounds of a fajita plate sizzling at a table. You’re brought to a table and handed a menu and you take a minute to quickly glance through the pages to see what’s available and figure out what you have a taste for. The trouble is, everything looks delicious and yo…Read More

  7. Varieties of Tortillas

    If you go to a Mexican restaurant, you will most likely order a dish with a tortilla as the base. Whether that’s tacos, enchiladas, burritos, or nachos, a majority of Mexican dishes are made using tortillas. At Tortilla Flats, we serve New Mexican food at our restaurant in Santa Fe, where you get authentic dishes made from quality ingredients. To learn more about Mexican cuisine here’s some in…Read More

  8. Mexican Food vs. New Mexican Food

    People have been eating Mexican food for years, maybe their whole lives, but what kind of Mexican food are you eating? Where the food came from, not the restaurant but region, can make a difference in the flavor and the ingredients used in the food. Chances are, what people in the United States call authentic Mexican food, would still be classified as Tex-Mex by anyone south of the border. What ma…Read More