Fast Food

Little Anita's New Mexican Cafe is firmly entrenched in red and green

I had one of my first real New Mexican meals in New Mexico, at the Little Anita's location in Albuquerque...and I hated it. I was astounded that people would dump alternating layers of boiling-hot green pepper sauce and equally steaming, nose-running-hot red pepper sauce on everything and suck this stuff down like it was gold juice. My plate was a tar pit of smoldering sauces that I had to excavate my enchiladas from, bite by bite, with watering eyes and a singed mouth, and I left swearing that New Mexican food was the devil. I worried that I might starve living in the land of enchantment.

See also: - Little Anita's chile no longer vegetarian -- for now? - Reader (and owner): Veggie green chile back at Little Anita's - Now you can take a seat at Little Anita's

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Jenn Wohletz
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