American

El Paso has known Tommy Hwang for over a decade through his Japanese express eatery, Mirai Bowl, but this year, we meet a much different side through Border Burger Bar. This neighborhood bar and restaurant serves craft American fare made from scratch and infused with bold Hispanic and Asian …

If Tabla is the sophisticated wine-swilling older sister, then Ode Brewing is the brighter, hipper sister into craft beer. Chef Norbert Portillo of Tabla and brewer Albert Salina’s highly anticipated restaurant and brewery has had a hard time keeping up with demand, and rightly so. They’ve u…