We asked readers to name favorites in categories that weren’t on the survey. Boy, did you tell us. (Join the conversation by sending more favorites to firstname.lastname@example.org.)
Foxy Drive-In in Clovis lures you off the road even if it’s not a Taquita Tuesday. Nearby, the sign for Twin Cronnie features two hot dogs holding hands and dancing over a fire.
Hometown Burgers in Farmington is a drive-through if you’re first in line, but a drive-in (and wait) if it’s busy.
To find Don Juan’s Burrito in Silver City, look for the electric yellow building with a red roof and follow the giant burrito all the way to the pickup window.
Fill up on corn dogs and tater tots at Becky’s Drive-in when you’re in Carlsbad.
In Albuquerque, Kathy’s Carryout is the best place to walk away with enough Cuca Burgers for an army.
In Santa Fe, readers raved about the elaborate pastries at Biadora Bakery, French tarts and croissants at Clafoutis, elaborate artisan truffles at Cacao, drinking chocolate at Kakáwa, and monkey bread and cupcakes at Dulce.
Albuquerque loves the pies, cookies, and macarons at New Mexico Pie Company, Mexican-accented ice cream at Pop Fizz, cupcakes at Cake Fetish, and of course, the Breaking Bad–inspired “blue meth” doughnuts at Rebel Donut.
Around the state, we had lots of votes for Glenn’s Bakery in Gallup, JoBeth’s Sugar Shack in Clovis, Millie’s Bakehouse in Silver City, Bearclaw Bakery in Taos, Cornerstone Bakery & Café in Ruidoso, La Fiesta Bakery in Las Cruces, Morning Glory in Los Alamos, and the Bakery & Café @ Angel Fire.