Posts By: Jenny Kimball

Get Ready for the Souper Bowl!

La Fonda's Chef Lane Warner and team are ready for this year's Souper Bowl!

For the last twenty-one years, there has been a different kind of Super Bowl event in Santa Fe… it’s called the Souper Bowl. And the competition doesn’t take place on the grid iron. It takes place in the kitchen.  Our hometown chefs go mano a mano to help raise funds for The Food Depot.   Santa… Read more »

A La Fonda Love Story

Olga Chavez' grandfather, Jose Garcia is on the far right.

Olga Chavez is a third generation Santa Fean and realtor with Barker Realty. She says she wouldn’t be here if it weren’t for a love story that began at La Fonda. Olga’s grandfather, Jose Garcia was born in Durango, Mexico in 1907. His father brought the family to El Paso in 1912 so that they… Read more »

Proud New Owners of La Fonda

My family at the La Fonda sale announcement.

Never in my wildest dreams did I think I would be part owner of a hotel. Never. I’m still pinching myself. Yet, as of October 31, 2014 the sale of La Fonda is official. My brother, Phillip Wise, his company, Cienda Partners, a few impressive investors, and I are the proud new owners of La… Read more »

Celebrate the Holidays in Santa Fe

Those who groan about seeing holiday décor too early in the season won’t mind so much when it heralds a trio of Southwest holidays. Winter marks a second high season in the Santa Fe Plaza, with such beloved festivities as tree lighting (nightly starting Nov 29) and menorah lighting (at sunset during Chanukah); Christmas at the… Read more »