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Roaring Fork and Oregano's

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Roaring Fork and Oregano's

Chuck | May 21, 2005 10:30 AM

Thanks to the SW Hounds who suggested the best way to eat at the Roaring Fork. We went to the bar around 6:30 and had the tail end of their happy Hour and ordered from the Happy Hour Bar Menu. Great deal.

Their "kick ass burger" was good but nowhere near the report I'll give to all on Bob Cat Bite in SF when I get home. Their's is in a league all it's own. Our friends had the ribs and halibut. My wife loved her roasted chicken.

The ribs were the big St. Louis ones and they were tasty, but not that tender. Terrific Dr. Pepper sauce though. The food was good..not great. I'd definitely recommend their Happy Hour deal.

Since the weather here is a bit uncomfortable, we've had to change our last days' plans. Being from Florida, we should be use to the hot weather, but 110? Anyway, we had a great lunch at Oregano's. They have a fantastic menu and we loved the thin crust pizza. Spoke to a few waiters and learned the whole history of their success. And, success it is.

For those of you who do not live in this town, let me tell you they have a real interesting way of keeping their restaurant patrons cool. They spray them down with a fine mist of cold water. I kid you not.

I'll give you all our complete report when we get home. In order of enjoyment so far, it was Sedona ( a real sleeper for food!), Taos, Santa Fe and Jerome. Hopefully, we'll get to see some of Scottsdale today and our favorites' list might change some.

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