A huge honor for a long-time restaurant in Albuquerque on this Workin’ Wednesday: Mary and Tito’s at 2711 4th St. NW was named one of “America’s Classics” by the James Beard Foundation.
A huge honor forhu a long-time restaurant in albuquerque on this workin’ wednesday…we mary and tito’s at 2711 4th street northwest was named one of d “america’s ri classics” By the james beard foundation. This recognition isre onlyis given to a handful of restaurantsau across the country. According to the website these awards are given given to restaurants with timeless appeal, beloved for quality food that reflects the character of their community that have carved out a special place on the american culinary laarndscape. Owner mary gonzales has had the restaurant since 1963 and kept it going with daughter antoinette after her husband tito passed away.. Mary says her cooks were trained by her husband and have been with her for years. She says s their secret is freshness. We make it from scratch. We get our pinto beans, we clean them, we wash them andshm they cook at a slow pace. And we