Welcome to our Newsletter
- here at Joe’s many, many items are prepared from scratch on premises: fiore di latte (fresh mozzarella) is made daily, smoked meats, brisket, smoked salmon, all desserts and pastries, sauces, soups, pizza dough, dressings, some breads.
- that since 1995 (starting at our first location – Pizza Etc.), we have led the Santa Fe food industry, in supporting the Farmers Market. By all the farmers’ consensus, we buy more local, regional grass-fed beef, bison, lamb, poultry, eggs, produce, flour, veggies and fruits than any other restaurant in Santa Fe. In 2010 Joe’s Diner purchased over $80,000.00 worth of Farmers Market products. A locavore’s delight. ( 100K by 2012)
- that your hosts, Roland and Sheila, have a combined 60+ years in the restaurant industry!!
- that Joe’s is not a chain or a franchise. Joe’s Dining is one of a kind. Joe’s is Roland and Sheila – all that they own, all that they are. We cannot compete with the chains’ marketing budgets. However, they cannot compete with our food or our service or our heart.
- that we cater a significant number of corporate office meetings, weddings, family events, community and church events and doctors’ office meetings and receive marvelous feedback.
- that we have our own pastry chef in house – he does fresh desserts daily as well as beautiful birthday cakes and Gluten-Free options
Dija Know… Joe’s Restaurant Newsletter -100 March 2014 – Special Chocolate Edition The Chocolate Challenge – tell me honestly, who doesn’t love chocolate? One of Joe’s waiters, Mark Reichard, who has also been a chef, is kindly donating his time and skill while Joe’s donates the supplies and ingredients to create a chocolate sensation (wait ‘til you see it!) for La Familia Medical Center Benefit. The Inn at Loretto hosts the event on Sat March 1, 2014 starting at 5:30 pm. Enjoy music, hors d’oeuvres, champagne,...read more
I thought I’d married a German boy. But when St. Paddy’s Day comes ‘round, chef Roland captures the magic of the Irish in his cooking. His now-famous corned beef, cabbage and boiled new potatoes is beyond mouth-watering. It will be available, not just on March 17th, but the whole week prior – Tuesday March 11 through Monday March 17 (if supplies last!) Same price as last year: $11.99/Lunch. $14/Dinner. Grab yourself a pint of Irish Red Ale or Guinness Stout with your meal – 1/2 price ($2.50) all week long! The...read more
Here are some thoughts on the Year of the Horse. The horse is one of the Chinese’ favorite animals. A horse provides good and quick transportation, symbolically a sign of speedy success. Horses are social, alert, intuitive and incredibly sensitive. They like to be in the open where they can see and flee danger. Horses help humans win battles and riding a horse will take you places you could not get to otherwise. Horses love to be in motion, but if restricted, can appear lazy. The horse is above all, naturally beautiful,...read more
Numerologically 2014 is deemed a “7” year Last year at this time we looked at 2013 through the eyes of Chinese astrology. It was the year of the Snake. This year “fun with numbers” (numerology) tells us that 2014 is a Number 7. (2+0+1+4= 7). Now, what does that imply? In a general sense, the Number 7 is a seeker, the thinker, the searcher of truth, the one who questions everything. So 2014 will be a year of deep introspection, and transformation for the betterment. Globally, this will be a year of make-or-break...read more
Reserve Joe’s Red Room – perfect for parties! Looking for totally unique, totally Santa Fe holiday gifts? Two accomplished local artists are showing on Joe’s walls currently. Nancy Dean Kreger’s brilliant watercolors in the main dining room and Bill Todino’s stark almost sacred photographs are in the Red Room. All works are for sale, just add it to your lunch check! And don’t forget Joe’s gift cards – buy $100 worth and get $10 free bonus for yourself! What could be easier? Dija Know? Countries that...read more
Thanksgiving, it’s here already; and it reminds us of our many blessings. Here at Joe’s we most especially want to thank you, our guests. So many of you have followed our “story” for 11 years! Bless you. And as for Thanksgiving dinner itself, as in years past, we advise you to “Let Joe Do It!” See our menu and the order sheet – everything is designed to heat and serve. Order just a few items and cook the rest yourself, or select the complete meal from soup to dessert. Please do not delay, we have a limited number of...read more
Moveable Feast For the entire month of October Joe’s offers you a Prix Fixe Menu starting at 5pm every day — 3-courses for just $19.95! It is part of an October event cooked up by the folks at Edible Santa Fe to encourage eating locally grown foods. Joe’s Prixe Fix Menu will change in response to what the farmers have available at the moment. To see today’s Prixe Fix Menu and wine pairing check our Daily Specials menu. The St. Elizabeth’s Shelter Hungry Mouth Festival was a blast. Roland’s team of “Iron Chefs”...read more
St. Elizabeth’s Shelter Hungry Mouth Festival is certainly one of the most unique and exciting events of the year! St. Elizabeth’s has provided food and shelter for Santa Fe’s homeless for 27 years and is now planning an evening of fantastic food cooked by 4 teams of prominent Santa Feans. These four competing “Iron-Chef-On-Steroids” teams are coached by four local celebrity chefs. Roland is proud to be one them, guiding his incredibly pumped team of local elected officials (yes you will recognize them). Don’t miss this cut...read more
Mary’s Organic Non-GMO chickens We are excited and pleased to now be able to offer you Mary’s Chicken for our Herb Roasted Chicken and other dishes. Mary’s is an elite producer meeting ultra high standards as set by both the Non-GMO Project and by a new group called the Global Animal Partnership. Mary’s Free-Range California Bronze Air Chilled Chickens are raised on pasture, have places to perch and areas to dust bathe. They are treated with great respect and compassion. They are a slower growing breed and are living a lifestyle...read more
Local artist Nancy Dean Kreger’s works are on Joe’s walls for a return engagement. Her use of vibrant watercolors and solid composition seduce the viewer into her world. We hope you enjoy them. All works are for sale. Credit cards can be used for art purchases. . Nancy Dean Kreger What would you say if I told you I tip my hat to 3 of the giant fast food chains? Say what?! Yeah, I know, hard to believe. Let me hasten to say I still would not eat their products, for multiple reasons. But…I have to give...read more
The birth of taste bud memories Tomayto, tomawto – however you choose to say it, we have just planted our tiny starters for Joe’s patio. Every year Dave Fresquez from Monte Vista Organics gives us a few tomato plants. Tracking their growth, shows us when Margherita Pizza season starts. That is when luscious, soil-grown, sun-ripened heirloom tomatoes whose color spectrum reaches from deep purple, bright yellow, green striped to ruby red in sizes ranging from pea to small melon are ready to be harvested. When these tomatoes are...read more
Lester Cisneros is a tornado of creativity in Joe’s kitchen. Recently joining the team as executive chef he, along with other duties, is creating new dishes and specials. Some of you may have already sampled his beautifully plated dishes. If the last several weeks are any preview, a formidable team has emerged – Roland’s lifetime of experience as guiding force and Lester with unbridled enthusiasm and utter love of cooking. As fast as the farmers can deliver, these two are turning local products into healthy spectacular new...read more
Locavores, come celebrate the First Annual Burger Week at Joe’s April 15 – 21! If taxes took a bite, bite back! Enjoy a 2 topping Beef Burger all week long with homemade chips lettuce, tomato and red onion for the incredible price of $7.99! (Regular price 12.97) No limit, eat in or take out. This is top quality New Mexico beef raised and finished on grass and grass alone; making it sustainable, delicious and nutritionally far superior. Then add to that Joe’s unique mesquite open-fire grilling – yummy! Take full advantage of...read more
I thought chef Roland was German. Didn’t you? But clearly he must have at least a smidge of Irish blood. His now-famous St. Paddy’s Day corned beef, cabbage and boiled new potatoes is beyond mouth-watering. It will be available, not just on March 17th, but the whole week leading up to March 17th – Tuesday March 12 through Sunday March 17 (if supplies last!) $11.99/Lunch. $14/Dinner. Don’t miss it. Guinness Stout with your Irish meal – ½ price! An early start in learning to garden for kids in the ABQ...read more
Norwegian Icebreaker heralds the beginning of Spring Fatty foods that make you skinny. Continuing our series, here is yet another wonderful food that has many health benefits. Coconut and coconut oil are emerging from ignominy, shunned for decades because of misinformation.* Coconut is high in medium chain fatty acids, the main one of which is lauric acid. Lauric acid fights bacteria and normalizes cholesterol.** Here’s an interesting study published in Lipids where they found that...read more