Greenside Cafe huevos rancheros

Greenside Cafe

When one lives at the the base of a big beautiful mountain in New Mexico, one must, on occasion, go to the mountain, drive around the mountain, and find a nice place to find huevos rancheros on the mountain. In this case, we go to the green side of Sandia Mountain. To the Greenside Cafe. … Continue reading

Cedar Point Grille huevos rancheros

Cedar Point Grille

Late summer storms are a great reason to go driving around to the other side of the mountain. Sandia, that is. And stopping for huevos rancheros at the Cedar Point Grille is a great idea. We happily eat alongside the locals, and yes, there was word of a tornado touching down just down the 14. … Continue reading

Chili Hills huevos rancheros

Chili Hills

On the grasslands of the high plains East of Albuquerque, in a town called Edgewood, right off the highway sits Chili Hills, or Carl’s Chili Hills, as the locals know it. Chili Hills comes recommended to me, and thus I finally got myself here. A nice full plate of huevos rancheros is the ultimate welcome. … Continue reading

Ponderosa Eatery and Saloon huevos rancheros


Hearty huevos rancheros do exist in the East Mountains outside of Albuquerque, on the Manzano side headed South, past a few choice hiking/mountain biking spots and picnic grounds. I’m talking about the family owned and operated, log cabined, wood-burning stoved and properly situated Ponderosa Eatery and Saloon. Stop-off for bikers and hikers alike, no matter how … Continue reading