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Hometown Hamburgers in Farmington is a killer, no-frills burger joint

There isn’t much to the white building that houses Hometown Hamburgers. This little locally owned stop sits right on Main Street in downtown Farmington, but if you didn’t know it was there, you’d easily drive right past it. To do so would be to miss a little burger gem, one that warrants a visit or two when you’re in that...

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Making friends with Fernet, one shot at a time

I’m not really one of those people who goes out to the bar and walks away with a handful of new best friends. Although I’d consider myself outgoing, I just don’t like to bother people. I figure bartenders are usually too busy to stand there and chat with me, and I never like to assume the stranger sitting next to me wants...

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Get your fill of weird history, beer, and comfort food at Three Rivers Brewery and Eatery

Stumbling through the downtown district of Farmington to find the right door for the Three Rivers Brewery could not have been more embarrassing. The New Mexico brewery and restaurant takes up an entire block, and there are various parts of the business – the brewstillery lounge, the tap room, the pizzeria, and the...

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Beer lovers can now get a sip of Ska Brewing in Oklahoma

We have some good news for all you Oklahomans, or even those of you who are planning to visit Oklahoma and are yearning for a taste of something local.

Durango’s much beloved Ska Brewing is now expanding its reach to Oklahoma, according to Tulsa World, and is now shipping Mexican Logger as well as several other brews...

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Free pouring vs. jiggering: the jigger gets a bad rap

Not too long ago, I found myself at the bar at El Moro sampling a new cocktail from their spring menu. While I sipped on my Strawberries Taste Like Strawberries (which is 100 percent delightful, btw), I couldn’t help myself from ordering an old-time favorite: a stemmed shot class filled with a peculiarly dark liquid. The...

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Rubia’s real queso and fried cheesecake brought our entire table to happy tears

There’s this magical, rare, joyous moment when your eyes scan a menu and you land on an item that you haven’t tasted in so long. The very possibility of it being served on a plate in front of you almost becomes an emotional experience.

For me, this moment happened when my companions and I took an evening trip down over...

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Don’t eat crappy tortillas: Grab some from Farmington’s Tortillas Doña Maria instead

I have a confession: I am a picky tortilla eater. I will side-eye the hell out of you if you whip out a bag of Mission Tortillas for anything other than to use as poor man frisbees, and if you try to serve me enchiladas on flour tortillas, you will go on my blocked list. It’s fresh tortillas or bust.

And, before you...

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Here’s to hoping Starlight’s CBD drinks start a Durango trend

We here at DGO Mag appreciate a good bottle of booze just as much as the next person (probably too much, which you’d know if you spotted us at Snowdown), but let’s face it: alcohol isn’t very good for you.

It dehydrates you, it’s chock-full of sugar and carbs, and we don’t think we need to remind anyone that hangovers...

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CBD-infused mocktails at Pop Sushi? Uh, yes please.

When Tony Lemos took the job as lead bartender and innovator at Pop Sushi, he told owner Jimmy Nguyen that he wanted to put CBD-infused mocktails on the menu.

Is that even legal? More importantly, is it safe?

It’s true that there’s still a lot we don’t know about cannabidiol (CBD), a cannabinoid derived from the...

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Turning from dairy fanatic to vegan wasn’t as hard as I expected

I was 22 when, prodded by some friends, I decided to give vegetarianism a try. I had never been a big meat eater, and, now that I was out on my own, I’d already discovered I didn’t have the stomach for dealing with raw meat in the kitchen.

Though I was not an evangelist for animal welfare, I liked the idea that no...

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A hearty serving of cheese, carbs, and homemade ice cream makes it hard to leave Loungin’ Lizard

Whenever we ask where we should go for lunch in the fair city of Cortez, Loungin’ Lizard is always in the top three recommendations.

We were up in the western Colorado town on an errand run (for weed) when we had such a conversation with our budtender. Loungin’ Lizard were the first words out of her mouth, and we...

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Badass food alert: There’s a new food truck at 11th Street Station, and it has tortas

A few months ago, I spent a week in Mexico, and I thought I might never come back. It was mostly because of the tacos ... but then again, it’s always the tacos. They just reel me in and make me see life anew through rose-colored glasses. To be specific, it was Tulum’s al pastor tacos that stole my heart. The pork roasting...

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