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Wiford Gallery is a destination for fine art in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Surrounded by a spacious outdoor sculpture garden and nestled just off Canyon Road, we represent artists of the highest caliber, whose dedication and talent is clearly displayed in their work.
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Welcome to our Santa Fe Blog. We've created a place for our guests to share their favorite Santa Fe and Inn and Spa at Loretto memories. In addition, they can catch up on Santa Fe events, enjoy restaurant recipes from The Living Room and Luminaria Restaurant, read about spa innovations, and much more.
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"Stopped by for lunch without a reservation with a large party. The staff was very accommodating in setting up a table for us despite the restaurant being quite busy. Very extensive menu with items ranging from soup and salad to filling entrees. We had quite a diverse order with items such as green chile cheese burgers with Waygu beef, pork tacos, and club-type sandwiches. I had the Salmon served over a buerre blanc risotto that was perfectly cooked medium rare. The meals were delicious and we were too full to order dessert. Best cup of coffee I'd had in a long time. We had originally wanted to eat on the patio but the weather was too blustery. I'll return and sit on the patio come summer!"
Posted by Sandra Morello on behalf of a Luminaria Guest
Join Executive Chef Brett Sparman in celebration of ingredients that allows him to create dishes that delight and inspire. The Study Of culinary series features an in-depth exploration of ingredients with the chefs of The Destination Culinary Collection of Destination Hotels & Resorts. Each quarter, a new gastronomic topic is given for our chefs to examine through cooking demonstrations, educational lectures, innovative recipes, or sumptuous tastings will be unveiled.
Explore the featured ingredient below in Luminaria Restaurant and Patio or enjoy Chef Sparman's amazing salmon recipe in the comfort of your own home.
Smoked Salmon Toasted Bagel with Green Chile Cream Cheese
5 toasted bagels
16 oz green chile mousse, recipe below
1 c capers, rinsed
2 c red onions, sliced thin and rinsed in cold water
4 c baby arugula, washed and dried
1 lb smoked salmon, thinly sliced
extra virgin olive oil
Green Chile Cream Cheese Mousse
16 oz cream cheese, softened
1 c roasted green chile
2 c heavy cream
salt and pepper, to taste
In mixer, whisk cream cheese until fluffy on medium speed. Slowly add heavy cream until cheese is soft and spreadable. Season light with salt and pepper and fold in green chile until mixed completely.
Plating - Top green chile cream cheese on toasted bagels, set aside. In mixing bowl toss arugula, red onions, and capers with olive oil and salt to taste. Top each bagel with salad mix and place on large platter or individual plates.
Posted by Sandra Morello, Marketing Coordinator
Following the trend of small intimate weddings, last week The Inn and Spa at Loretto announced our newest package, a Santa Fe elopement package designed to assist in the celebration of love. A setting custom-made for weddings, Santa Fe is Mother Nature’s masterpiece, a cultural hub, and a culinary haven. Adding the warmth and beauty of The Inn and Spa at Loretto, the most photographed building in all of New Mexico, makes a Santa Fe wedding more than magical.
When creating our Santa Fe wedding package Vickie Rojas, The Inn and Spa at Loretto’s wedding expert, knew the perfect partner to collaborate with, Art of Celebration, an amazing Santa Fe event planning company. Owner of Art of Celebration, Felica Ponca’s team will assist the couple with all wedding needs and wishes.
Included in The Inn and Spa at Loretto’s Santa Fe Elopement Package are the following items –
- Accommodations for couple
- Sparkling Gruet and chocolate covered strawberries at turndown
- Couples Massage and Tub Soak in The Spa at Loretto
- Contract with Art of Celebration
“We are thrilled for couples to take advantage of this wonderful package, to express their love for each other on our beautiful blossoming garden or amongst scenic mountain vistas on our sunset terrace.” said Dana Ortega, Marketing Director at The Inn and Spa at Loretto.
Posted by Michelle Sandoval
Please join Luminaria Restaurant and The Inn and Spa at Loretto on Sunday, May 12, 2013 as we celebrate Mother's Day in grand style with our annual Santa Fe Mother's Day Blessing and Brunch. Show mom how special she is by celebrating on the patio, adjacent to the world-renowned Loretto Chapel, or in our beautiful dining room.
Our Santa Fe Mother's Day Brunch is served from 11:00 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. and is priced at $42/adults, $21/children 4-12, and is free for children 3 and under.
In addition to our amazing Santa Fe Mother's Day Brunch menu, The Inn and Spa at Loretto will celebrate Mother's Day with a Traditional Native American Mother's Day Pueblo Rainbow Dance Performance. This will take place in the Sculpture Garden from 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. and is free of charge.
For brunch reservations, please call 505-984-7915.
Posted by Sandra Morello, Marketing Coordinator