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Santa Fe and the Taste of the Southwest

A cultural and culinary crossroads mixes old and new
John Mariani
Issue: November 30, 2003

Santa Fe lies in the lap of hills that rise 7,000 feet above sea level, a location that contributes to the magic that has long attracted people there, including the American Indians millennia ago. The historic downtown area, with its perfect little plaza, Mexican baroque churches and adobe buildings, has a compactness that banishes traffic but encourages tourists who come for topaz, turquoise, rugs and fringed jackets.

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