Roaring Fork

I’m sitting in my car watching Bridget Jones’s Diary on my iPad waiting for the buzz from my last margarita to wear off. I just finished enjoying a nice happy hour at The Roaring Fork.

I’m writing this post to praise the Green Chile Pork Stew, which is, in a word, delightful. Spicy and savory, it is served with flour tortillas and I eat it as fajitas. Yum! Happy Hour price is $6 (normally $10) and a portion fills all six tortillas that are served with it.

As the stew was shared among three people, I also had the Tortilla Soup. I was happy to discover that they serve it by pouring the base of the soup over the chicken, avocado, etc. at the table. The soup was also delicious, though I was a flight of three 2-ounce margaritas in at that point, plus a portion of a full-size one, so my opinion could have been slightly suspect. 🙂 Once I have a slight buzz, I think I tend to really enjoy food.


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  1. #1 by Sybil Law on January 19, 2011 - 8:39 pm

    Once I start drinking, I don’t even want to eat. I think once the alcohol hits me, it’s just empty calories but my stomach is fooled.
    However, I really enjoy food sober, which I am, usually, so that’s good.
    The Green Chili Pork Stew sounds awesome!


  2. #2 by Poppy on January 19, 2011 - 9:51 pm

    Love green chiles…

    The next time you’re in NYC if we can go East Side we should hit The Volstead and have their chicken fajitas ($15 but SO delicious).


  3. #3 by martymankins on January 20, 2011 - 11:35 am

    When I get to drinking, at some point, I do need food. I’ve pretty much determined that if I want to drink a regular amount of booze, I need to have eaten a decent meal first.

    Sometimes I can start with one drink, like a margarita, then eat mixed with drinks throughout the night. It all depends on how good the food is and how strong the drinks are.

    Sounds like you had both: good food and drink.


  4. #4 by Kellee on January 21, 2011 - 10:50 am

    Bridget Jones’s Diary, eh? I find that beyond amusing.

    Sounds like a lovely, yummy evening. 🙂


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