Posts By: Jenny Kimball

Visiting Santa Fe in April?

A Native American extravaganza comes to Albuquerque each year as nearly 3,000 dancers and singers from more than 700 North American tribes come together for the Gathering of Nations Pow Wow (April 24-26) at the University of New Mexico. Native art collectors have their own annual pilgrimage at Native Treasures, Santa Fe’s sale of museum-quality… Read more »

Visiting Santa Fe in March?

Ever-innovative SITE Santa Fe is focusing on the theme of dining as art in Feast: Radical Hospitality through May 18. A series of talks, documentaries, and public projects includes Lee Mingwei’s three-night performance of The Dining Project, a meal as performance shared with a visitor chosen by lottery (April 22), a crash course on Japanese… Read more »

La Plazuela Designated a Culinary Treasure

La Plazuela is #NewMexicoTRUE

The City of Santa Fe proclaimed Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Santa Fe Culinary Treasures Day to honor several Santa Fe restaurants, including our own La Plazuela, that have been designated as Culinary Treasures by the New Mexico Tourism Department. We attended the city council meeting to celebrate our recognition complete with ‘La Plazuela is New… Read more »

Heart Collection is a Labor of Love

Sophie Dant, La Fonda's Gift Shop Manager shows off the book, Art of the Heart

Some of you may know Sophie Dant, La Fonda’s Gift Shop manager. Many people think we look alike which flatters me since Sophie is so pretty. But what you may not know about her is that she is an avid collector of hearts.  Not the real kind, mind you, but the decorative and artistic kind.  It’s… Read more »

Food, Art, Fashion and DIY in Santa Fe

In addition to the Edible Art Tour, ArtFeast weekend (Feb. 21-23) includes a Gourmet Dinner and Auction, Fashion Feast, Art of the Home Tour, and Artists’ Champagne Brunch & Auction, all to benefit art-making opportunities for New Mexico youth. Indulge your craving for chocolate at Divine Decadence, an orgy of cacao-inspired creations from top chefs… Read more »

La Fonda’s Employees are Number One!

There were cheerleaders, lots of food, 80′s rock, a big screen TV giveaway and a whole lot of fans. Was it the Super Bowl? No. It was La Fonda’s Annual Employee Awards event, but after an almost year-long renovation project in 2013… it felt like OUR Super Bowl. Although we take great pride in the… Read more »