Wednesday, July 23, 2008
Farmer's Market on a Saturday Morning
Wow...going to Farmer's Market in Santa Fe, New Mexico on a Saturday morning is such an amazing natural high. The energy is crazy to say the least. I try to get there in the 8 AM hour, although they open at 7 AM. You get all types at the Market, and I overheard someone saying going to the Market is a lot like gambling at a casino---you bring x-amount of money and once it's gone, it's game over. The best greens I have found to date is Mr. G's Greens. Not sure how to describe where his booth is, but if you see a big line up---he has the best salad and basil I've ever had. There's this Taos Farms Tomato stand, for lovely tomatos, but the guy who owns it or works it is not very friendly. Mr. G., however, is. Crumpackers is a good bakery that makes good spinach feta quiches and pecan tarts. Their cinnamon buns are surprisingly good. I just found this new bakery with a funny name like Intergalactica or something like that, and they have awesome flat bread like garlic and arugula and green chile. Just bought an 4.6 pound organic whole chicken the other weekend---cost me $18.00 but I think it was worth it. Try to get out of there as fast as you can. It's a zoo to get parking and people who haven't had their morning's coffee are wretched.