Isaac's Vinaigrette

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March 17th, 2012March 16th, 2013

Fashion designer Isaac Mizrahi is featured in our series The Key 3. Jane and Michael Stern are eating classic Mexican in Mesilla, N.M., and we talk to Crescent Dragonwagon about her latest book, Bean by Bean.

Jane and Michael Stern's Roadfood

La Posta is one of the grand old Mexican-American restaurants of the Southwest, serving such classic New Mex fare as tostadas compuestas, which is a crisp-fried corn tortilla cup into which is ladled red chili con carne, beans, cheese, lettuce and tomato. A sort of prototypical supernacho, these hearty cups come three to an order for dinner, or as one part of a combination plate that also includes a chili relleno (a large cheese-stuffed, breaded, and deep-fried chili pepper), and a taco as well as guacamole salad.