Chef Tai Tok knows that sometimes, the best food comes from the most unassuming places. Within the open kitchen of StreetFood Asia, his award-winning restaurant, he reimagines the satisfying delicacies found in the roving carts and street-side stalls of six countries?China, Japan, Thailand, Malaysia, Korea, and Vietnam. True to the food's up-close-and-personal history, diners get a full view of every wok flip and sizzling flame, watching as the culinary team plates everything from wontons, fried shrimp, and kimchi to noodle-filled entrees such as pho, tom yum soup, and Bangkok street mee siam.
In addition to entertaining eyes and taste buds, StreetFood Asia also hauls in the hardware come awards season. In recent years, the restaurant has been named Best of the City: Best Restaurant That Doesn't Fit into a Category by Albuquerque The Magazine, voted Best Asian Fusion by readers in the Local IQ 2013 Smart List, and declared home to the city's best Asian noodles in Alibi's Best of Burque 2012. In addition to these wins, Chef Tai Tok and his team also earn runner-up status in the 2013 Souper Bowl Critics' Choice event, Alibi's Best of Burque 2012 Best Fusion category, and took home 3rd place in the 2012 Souper Bowl Critic's Choice
If you have a hankering for something extra tasty, sample the menu at Albuquerque's Nob Hill Bar and Grill.
No need to miss out on Nob Hill Bar and Grill just because you are avoiding fat or gluten. The restaurant has loads of options that can accommodate your dietary needs.
Take a peek at the drink menu here, and make sure to sample something off the list.
Tots are more than welcome to dine with their parents at Nob Hill Bar and Grill.
Access the internet free of charge via Nob Hill Bar and Grill's complimentary wifi.
Nob Hill Bar and Grill's outdoor seating is available during the warmer months.
Big family? Tons of friends? Bring 'em all to Nob Hill Bar and Grill — the restaurant has an awesome layout for large parties and groups.
Nob Hill Bar and Grill's dress code is casual — diners are welcome to dress up (or down) to their comfort level.
Hosting a swanky shindig? Call up Nob Hill Bar and Grill for their catering services.
If you're in a hurry, place an order for pickup instead.
If preferred, visitors can leave their vehicles in a nearby lot, though space is available on the street as well.
Nob Hill Bar and Grill's mid-priced fare will typically cost you about $30 per person or less.
You can pay with Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express or any major credit card.
The dinner menu is a crowd pleaser at the restaurant, though breakfast and lunch are also served.
A lengthy lineup of traditional game-day fare and a sports atmosphere captivate fans at Fox and Hound - Bailey's, where the kitchen remains open as late as its neighboring fully stocked bar. Chefs cook until the wee hours of the morning and always until the bar closes, baking Bavarian pretzel starters, crafting towers of onion rings, and preparing hand-battered chicken tenders that are cooked until they are golden brown. They blend their own seasonings to sprinkle over grilled-to-order burgers, and draw from a diverse roster of cheeses and toppings to crown their wood-oven-inspired flatbreads.
While manning the bars, bartenders tap into a stash of libations, such as UV Whipped vodka and Patron Silver tequila, to mix their specialty cocktails. To further foster a sporting ambiance, high-definition TVs glow with sports games and custom music-video playlists, and guests partake in pastimes of ump bashing, billiards, or competitive people watching.
Wash down curry with some cold lassi at India Kitchen Restaurant — this Indian eatery is a must-try.
India Kitchen Restaurant is also a good option for those with special dietary needs, offering both vegan and healthy items on the menu.
Pair your entree with a glass of wine or draft beer — India Kitchen Restaurant has a fully-stocked bar to complement your meal.
Catering is also available if you'd like serve India Kitchen Restaurant's tasty dishes at your next party.
If you're strapped for time, take out food from India Kitchen Restaurant.
Don't spend time searching for parking — diners are welcome to use the adjoining lot.
Thrifty diners will love the reasonable prices here as well, with a meal usually costing less than $15.
Breakfast, lunch, and dinner are all served at the restaurant, but reviewers rate the dinner menu the highest.
Indulge in a wide array of American dishes at Forque.
Diners with dietary restrictions will appreciate Forque's gluten-free options.
Forque easily accommodates large groups — there's even a reserved room available for those extra special occasions.
Forque is completely informal — dress as you see fit (and are most comfortable).
Call Forque for catering if you have a big event coming up.
Guests can leave their vehicles in the nearby lot — valet service is also available — or circle the block for a spot on the street.
Your bill at Forque will typically run less than $30 per person, so bring the whole gang!
Forque accepts all major credit cards, including Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and American Express.
Head on over to Forque first thing in the morning or last thing in the evening — Forque is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Albuquerque's Mykonos Cafe and Taverna's classic Greek dishes will take you back to the old world.
Health nuts will appreciate the light and low-fat menu choices.
Beer, wine, and more are also available from Mykonos Cafe and Taverna's extensive drink list.
Got kids? No problem at Mykonos Cafe and Taverna! The restaurant is a fantastic spot for families to dine together.
For those big group gatherings, Mykonos Cafe and Taverna provides plenty of space to have a good time.
For the tastes of Mykonos Cafe and Taverna from the comfort of your next party, the restaurant also offers catering services.
Or, take your food to-go.
Parking is available at an adjacent lot.
Most items on the menu are reasonably priced, so expect to spend around $30 per person at Mykonos Cafe and Taverna.