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Game on the menu in Santa Fe

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JessicaSophia May 1, 2007 12:53 PM

While visiting Santa Fe, my husband and I want to go to a nice restaurant where he can have some "exotic" meat, whether it be elk, buffalo, venison, etc. We usually go to Geronimo's for this--he loves the elk stake there!--but I'm wondering if there is anywhere else that is known for interesting meats on the menu.

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  1. fyfas RE: JessicaSophia May 2, 2007 11:11 AM

    Ristra usually has elk on the menu, too.

    The restaurant at The Inn of the Anasazi where Martin Rios previously of The Old House is now the Chef has a venison tenderloin on the menu.

    BTW, it's just Geronimo; no 's.

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      JessicaSophia RE: fyfas May 4, 2007 12:36 PM

      Oops, I knew that about Geronimo. Thanks for the tips. I used to love the crispy salmon at Ristra.

      Anyone know if there's game on the menu at the Compound?

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        fyfas RE: JessicaSophia May 4, 2007 09:31 PM

        I only see rabbit on the menu at The Compound...

        http://www.compoundrestaurant.com/Com...

        Ristra...

        http://www.ristrarestaurant.com/menu....

        Inn of the Anasazi...

        http://www.innoftheanasazi.com/dine1.cfm

        Looking at the menu for SantaCafe on line I do not see any game.

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        WinoInTraining RE: fyfas May 5, 2007 01:45 PM

        I personally think the O'Keeffe Cafe has the best elk dish in town. Get there before 6:30 and you can take advantage of their Early Bird special.

        www.okeeffecafe.com

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