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Sweetwater Harvest Kitchen

Building B
1512 Pacheco St. (Cam De Monte Ray)
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Cuisine: New American / Healthy
Bringing the farmers market to the table in Santa Fe.
Openings: Breakfast & Lunch Mon.-Sat., Dinner Wed.-Fri., Brunch Sun.

Sweetwater Harvest Kitchen Restaurant Review:

Entrepreneurs Soma Franks and Fiona Wong both wanted to open Santa Fe's first farm-to-table restaurant, and a chance meeting between the two in 2012 led them to realize that they had the same idea. So they partnered up and discovered a very un-Santa Fe-like spot for Sweetwater, without any adobe in sight. Instead, the restaurant is anchored by the vegetables laid out on every table that only hint at the freshness of the food. And while Sweetwater does have chile --- a Santa Fe staple --- it's not the main draw. Rather, the kitchen focuses on what it can make in-house, such as the gRAWnola or yogurts. Sweetwater's dinner menu is complete with stir-fries, local sausage plates and more. But what really sets it apart is its breakfasts. Hand-ground spelt pancakes with a simple fresh fruit garnish is the perfect dish to get you going for a day of sightseeing. Sweetwater doesn't have a full liquor license, but there's locally brewed beer as well as mead from the Falcon Meadery in Santa Fe, and all of its wines are sustainable. If you can remember, pay in cash: every month Sweetwater donates two percent of cash sales to a local charity.

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