Michael’s Kitchen Taos Nm

Michael's Kitchen Taos Nm

One comment Frankie rodriguez May 4, 2016 at 10:01 AM Michael’s Is Great and Taos Favorite. We always take our guests and friends to eat in this slice of Taos. They are busy and serve many people each day but usually have efficient and friendly service. Good chile and even better Fresh Baked Goods. In fact, it is Taos’s only donut shop. A taos Treasure. Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.
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Michael's Kitchen Taos Nm

Frankie rodriguez May 4, 2016 at 10:01 AM Michael’s Is Great and Taos Favorite. We always take our guests and friends to eat in this slice of Taos. They are busy and serve many people each day but usually have efficient and friendly service. Good chile and even better Fresh Baked Goods. In fact, it is Taos’s only donut shop. A taos Treasure. Reply
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Michael's Kitchen Taos Nm

The walls at Michael’s Kitchen are adorned with “best in Taos county” framed certificates in virtually every conceivable category: breakfast, bakery, burgers, chile, etcetera. Step inside and your first glance will be of a pastry case replete with breads, cakes, donuts, pies, cinnamon rolls and pastries of all types sure to please discerning diners.
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Michael's Kitchen Taos Nm

When our entrees finally arrived, two of them were sent back because they were nearly as cold as the falling rain. Our bedgraggled waitress “nuked” those entrees and everything on the plate on which they were delivered (including orange slices and tomatoes). The nuking transformed George’s Taos shrimp entree into a gooey, rubbery amalgam. To chronicle everything else that went wrong would be to give Murphy a lot of credit. Sure he’d like it, but that would just give him impetus to do it again.
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Michael's Kitchen Taos Nm

The restaurant, open daily from 7AM through 8:30PM, is usually packed at all hours, an indication that Taos county diners consider this a favorite dining destination. In the winter, patrons waiting to be seated will appreciate the enclosed entrance’s east-facing windows which bring in plenty of sunshine and a bit of heat to keep them from the elements.
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Michael's Kitchen Taos Nm

Each fall, we roast the green version, or dry the red version (which is that color because it sat on the vine longer), stockpiling enough to spice our food—burritos, enchiladas, tacos, burgers, eggs, turkey sandwiches, whatever—through the colder winter months. Down in Albuquerque, the Frontier restaurant might be the state’s most famous chile spot. Up in Santa Fe, there are several go-tos including La Choza and Maria’s. And when you find yourself in Taos this winter, here are the four spots you’ll need to hit.
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Michael's Kitchen Taos Nm

As is often the case in New Mexican restaurants, the salsa is the most piquant item on Michael’s menu. A breakfast enchilada entree served Christmas style could use a bit more heat–the piquant kind, not the temperature kind. This sizeable entree of corn tortillas filled with scrambled eggs and smothered with your choice of chile is very good, but if, like me, the best part of waking up is hot chile in your breakfast, Michael’s chile just doesn’t cut it. It’s a flavorful chile (no cumin, but in terms of piquancy, it’s been “anglicized” a bit.
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Michael's Kitchen Taos Nm

I normally wouldn’t return to a restaurant in which our dining experience was so nightmarish, but Michael’s Kitchen is one of my brother’s favorites and that’s a good enough endorsement for me to try it again. That second visit transpired during breakfast on August 21st, 2008, but this time Mr. Murphy didn’t join us at the table.
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Accompanying this breakfast enchilada are pinto beans and your choice of Spanish rice or hashed browns, neither of which are particularly remarkable. The behemoth below, on the other hand, is an eye-opener. At first glance, it looks like a small loaf of bread, but it’s all sopaipilla, albeit just a bit more dense than most. Michael’s Kitchen serves real honey instead of the honey-flavored syrup other restaurants use. In fact, the restaurant sells three different types of homemade honey produced locally.
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bookgalHuntington Beach, California4538Reviewed 1 week ago Nice breakfast placeWe had a nice breakfast at Michael's. I enjoyed the chili smothered omelette, and always have to remind myself that New Mexico chilis are hotter than ones I'm used to 🙂 The pancake side dish was also really good.Thank bookgal
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If you want an “Anglo” (with absolutely no disrespect intended) breakfast, you can always have pork chops and eggs, an order of which includes a short-stack (three) of pancakes. Being a Chicago native, this is my Kim’s favorite breakfast, one she enjoyed immensely at Michael’s. So, if you think I complained a lot about the “gringo” chile on my New Mexican entree, you can imagine how much I wanted to immerse her pork chops in a bit of potent chile.