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The Five-Point Weekend Escape Plan

Become a Cheeseburger Connoisseur in New Mexico


4. Insider’s Tip

End your night at the Frontier Diner, a late-night hangout.   

Cap off a night out at Frontier Restaurant, a multi-room diner and popular late-night hangout festooned with Old West—style portraits of John Wayne, just opposite the University of New Mexico campus. Whatever you order—be it eggs, a burger, or burrito—you’ll be given the “red or green?” option. (The chile is understood.) Answer "Christmas," a mix of both, for the Frontier specialty.

Published on Mar 11, 2010 as a web exclusive.

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