2013 Hot New Restaurants

2 of 15
Mixteca

Viva la Mexico at Mixteca. Chef/owner Shannon Bard seems an unlikely Mexican aficionado, but she grew up in Oklahoma with strong ties to south-of-the-border cuisine. Simple treats from made-to-order guacamole to seven salsa choices to beautifully plated entrées set the bar. Look for occasional tequila dinners where Bard gives her creativity free rein. An extensive tequila list is offered through tasting flights and, of course, refreshing margaritas made with fresh-squeezed juices.

Not to Miss: Brunch on weekends from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. for huevos rancheros con Rojas ($8) with roasted tomato serrano sauce and house-made white corn tortillas. Fresh-squeezed orange juice, too, for mimosas.
Hours: Dinner nightly from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Where: Mixteca, 10 Jenkins Ct., Durham
Contact: (603) 397-5971, mixtecataqueria.com

Pictured above: Chef/owner Shannon Bard

 

Quick links to 2013's Hot New Restaurant reviews

Mixteca in Durham | bluAqua Restaurant & Bar in Amherst | Eagle Mountain House in Jackson | N'awlins Grille in Manchester | Graze in New London | High Street Farmhouse in Goffstown | Red Sauce Ristorante in Manchester | PINE at the Hanover Inn | Moonbeam Café in Lancaster | 11Eleven in Manchester | Salt at the Wentworth by the Sea Marriott Hotel & Spa in New Castle | Vida Cantina in Portsmouth | Roam Café in Wilton | More Restaurant News

 

2 of 15

2013 Hot New Restaurants

2 of 15
Edit ModuleEdit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Popular Articles

  1. Three Fall Recipes to Try
  2. Kerri Nailor's Where House
    The owner of 56 Self Storage likes things that stay put.
  3. Ways to Cope with a Breast Cancer Diagnosis
    What happens when the treatment begins.
  4. New Hampshire Craft Beer: Big Ideas in Small Batches
    In pre-Prohibition days, nearly every town had its very own brewery. Though we’re not quite...
  5. A Field Guide to New Hampshire Mascots
    A closer peek behind the fur, feathers and scales of the state’s hardest working costumed...
  6. Nationally Recognized Breast Care at CMC
    Connie Campbell, MD, FACS, Surgical Director of Breast Health and Elizabeth Angelakis, MD, Chief...
  7. Expert advice for recovery and overall good health
    Should I exercise during cancer treatment and/or recovery?
Edit ModuleShow Tags Edit ModuleShow Tags