New Mexico Road Food

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