Navajo Art & Ai Weiwei, Fall Aspens, Tapas & Paella in Santa Fe

If you’re near Santa Fe anytime soon, I highly recommend this itinerary: Check out the Museum of Contemporary Native Arts (MoCNA) for a documentary on the extraordinary, historic desert art installation collaboration between Navajo artist Bert Benally and Chinese activist/artist Ai Weiwei. Afterward, take a drive up Highway 475 to see the aspens in all […]

Ancient Chocolate

Aztec Warrior Chocolate, Kakawa Chocolate House, Santa Fe It’s amazing what the palate can forget. The Aztecs and Mayans drank their chocolate rich and frothy; mixed with chile, flowers and achiote to give it a distinct red hue. It resembled nothing of the solid uniform rectangles sold today. Mesoamerican cacao was an elixir, a status […]

Santa Fe Date Day

A flower display at the Santa Fe Farmers Market Maybe you’re married or maybe you’re not—but you know about Date Night, right? I’m not talking about the movie (which I haven’t yet seen) but the general concept: couples get caught in the routines and responsibilities of everyday life. They need a little time for themselves. […]