New Mexico Road Food

The view from a rest stop on I-40 near Clines Corners, NM.Sarah Karnasiewicz
Outside the San Antonio General Store, the home of Anne Lund's famous homemade fudge.Sarah Karnasiewicz
Lunchtime at Acapulco Tacos & Burritos at 2617 Wyoming Boulevard NE, Albuquerque, NM.Sarah Karnasiewicz
The perfect posole and carne adovada burritos at Acapulco Tacos & Burritos in Albuquerque, NM.Sarah Karnasiewicz
By the gas pumps at The Diner in Tres Piedras, NM.Sarah Karnasiewicz
An early lunch at the counter at The Diner features fluffy pancakes, fried eggs, and owner Barbara Cozart's fantastic frito pie.Sarah Karnasiewicz
There is never leftover frito pie.Sarah Karnasiewicz
Alana Gibbons, 21, works as The Diner's cook.Sarah Karnasiewicz
Heading up I-25 and getting hungry.Sarah Karnasiewicz
At the counter of La Tiendita, in a Chevron station on Route 84 just north of Espanola, NM.Sarah Karnasiewicz
Outside Bode's General Store in Abiquiu, NM.Sarah Karnasiewicz
Bode's may make the world's best cheeseburger: a half pound of ground steak smothered in fresh New Mexican green chiles.Sarah Karnasiewicz
Bode's cook, Sunofwon "Sonny" Garza, 29, has been working in kitchens for more than half his life.Sarah Karnasiewicz
A vintage sign sits atop the El Rodeo burrito stand in Belen, NM.Sarah Karnasiewicz
The cooks convene in the kitchen at Michael's Mini Mart in Velarde, NM.Sarah Karnasiewicz
The smothered red chile burrito at Michael's Mini Mart in Velarde, NM.Sarah Karnasiewicz
The chicharrone burrito at Michael's Mini Mart in Velarde, NM.Sarah Karnasiewicz
It's difficult to choose just one dish from the terrific menu at the San Felipe Pueblo Restaurant, located in the San Felipe Travel Center off I-25 exit 252.Sarah Karnasiewicz
The Indian taco at the San Felipe Pueblo Restaurant.Sarah Karnasiewicz
A peek into the kitchen at the San Felipe Pueblo Restaurant.Sarah Karnasiewicz
A San Felipe Pueblo Restaurant combo plate featuring fresh flour tortillas, blue cornmeal mush, pork pozole and a medley of corn, roasted green chiles and yellow squash.Sarah Karnasiewicz
A stuffed sopaipilla at the San Felipe Pueblo Restaurant.Sarah Karnasiewicz