cheddar and onion

barber’s true (d.o. / somerset) cheddar, cipolle borettane balsamic-marinated onion (modena, it)   $5

feta and peppers

meredith dairy (victoria, australia) herbed olive oil-marinated goat/sheep feta, marinated peppers   $5

triple cream and honey

four fat fowl creamery (hudson valley, ny) jersey cow triple cream, taos honey, sour cherry compote   $5

two salami

il porcellino (denver, co) finocchiona and cacciatore salami, hot honey, cornichon   $8

pickled beets

roasted beets, white balsamic, ginger, black cardamom, black pepper, indian coriander   $5

three olives

arbequina (spain), picholine (france) and beldi (morocco) olives   $5


super dry sherry

manzanilla, sanlucar de barrameda, ‘papirusa’, by lustau   $5

sherry cocktail

bodegas barbadillo fino sherry, vermouth routin, reagan’s orange bitters no.6, chilled   $5


half baguette, garlic confit, olive oil    $5

plain flatbread

organic hard red winter wheat, organic whole wheat, natural starter, hearth fired, olive oil, maldon’s salt, syrian za’atar   $8

hummus and flatbread

our chickpea hummus, spiced pickled beets, flatbread, syrian za’atar   $16

onion and garlic flatbread

caramelized onion, garlic confit, garlic oil, salt   $18

duck confit flatbread

caramelized onion, garlic confit, pulled duck leg confit, microgreens   $22

flatbread españa:

jamon serrano (redondo iglesias, valencia, spain), aged rosemary-manchego, olive oil, hot honey   $22

flatbread fior di latte

our marinara, bel gioioso (green bay, wi) fresh mozzarella, basil oil   $19

artichoke flatbread

pureed artichoke hearts, garlic confit, moroccan black olive tapenade, olive oil, microgreens   $20

sausage pizza

our pizza sauce, mozzarella, parmesan, our italian pork sausage   $21


nm pork chop

salazar meats (manassa, co) pork loin chop, collard greens, corn cake, pan gravy   $23

winter salad

dreamtree greens (taos, nm), french dressing, our smoked turkey, applewood bacon, hardboiled egg, true cheddar, local apple, walnuts    $19

halibut in broth

aromatic fish fumet, halibut filet, sweet peppers, fennel root, savory, chervil, tarragon   $20

nm native beef

grass-fed and -finished, nm raised 16 ounce ny strip, hearth-fired, roasted asparagus   $34

chicken dinner

half-chicken (mary’s, pittman farms, ca), champ, comes with ranch salad   $23


roasted whole fish, lemon and herbs, roasted asparagus   $24

ropa vieja verde

nm native beef brisket, braised, shredded, green chile, spices, yellow Indian woman beans (rancho gordo, napa, ca), jasmine rice, feta, corn tortilla   $19


fat asparagus

flash roasted, mint oil, dill, salt   $7


roasted, garlic confit, garlic oil, salt   $7


flash roasted, mint oil, oregano, salt   $7

brussels sprouts

roasted, caraway seeds   $7


ranch salad

dreamtree greens (taos, nm), our ranch dressing   $5

big green salad

dreamtree greens (taos, nm), tart-cherry vinaigrette, nm feta, black beans, pepitas   $16

little green salad

as above, but little   $7


aunt bernie’s mac and cheese

penne, good wisconsin sharp cheddar, tillamook extra sharp cheddar, butter, milk, mustard, thyme   $10

pork and noodle soup

home broth, vietnamese egg-white noodle, pulled pork, poached egg, sambal   $16

bo ssam

lettuce leaf, pulled pork, jasmine rice, ssam sauce, boone’s ghost-chi, ginger-leek   $12

vegetable green curry

onion, garlic, celery, carrot, parsley, peas, corn, zucchini, thai green curry, coconut milk, jasmine rice, microgreens   $16

grilled cheese

common fire home loaf, wisconsin sharp cheddar, boone’s ghost-chi, parmesan   $10

common dog

hebrew national all beef frank, sauerkraut, mustard, bun   $5

sloppy joyo

nm beef short rib, braised, coconut, red curry, fennel microgreens, bun   $14

polenta and four-pepper chicken

buttermilk polenta, onion, marys (pittman, ca) chicken thigh, four peppers: oaxacan pasilla, smoked hungarian sweet paprika, aleppo pepper and chimayo red, moroccan black beldi olives, nm feta (tucumcari, nm)   $14

raclette potatoes

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­french raclette (livradois, auvergne-rhône alpes), baked, our champ   $10


Bottles, White


Good Cava – $40 / $10
Reserva, Brut Nature, 2015, by Suriol

Great Champagne – $120
Grand Cru, Brut, n/v, Avize, by Petit & Bajan

A Fine Flight of White

Clean Muscadet – $36 / $9
Muscadet sur Lie, 2017, by Dom des Quatres Routes

Oregon Pinot Gris – $38
Underwood, 2017, Oregon Pinot Gris

Layered Albariño – $40 / $10
Rias Baixas, Spain, Dandelion, by Alberto Manclares

Supple Sancerre – $60
‘La Terre des Anges’, 2016, by Dom. Laporte

Sleek Sicilian Pink – $48
Romice della Sciare, Etna Rosato, 2018, Calcaneus

Intensely Elegant Austrian – $70
Kamptal, Ried Renner, 2016, by Schloss Gobelsburg

Chardonnay, Six Ways

France – $48
Petit Chablis, 2018, by Etienne Boileau

California – $40
Sonoma County, 2017, by Lioco

Italy – $48 / $12
Alto Adige, ‘Merus’, 2017, by Tieffenbrunner

France – $50
Bourgogne, 2017, by Rene Lequin-Colin

California – $60
Carneros District, 2016 Estate, by Silverado 

France – $120
Meursault, Les Casse Tetes, 2015, by F.Magnien

Riesling, Alone

Classic Mosel Spätlese – $50
Kinheimer Rosenberg, 2016, by Alfred Merkelbach


Sauternes – Half-Bottle  $30
Chateau Haut-Mayne, 2016

Bottles, Red

Lively Opener

Teasing Barbera $36 / $9
Barbera d’Alba, ‘Pistìn’, 2018, by Giacomo Grimaldi

Cru Beaujolais – $36
Moulin-a-Vent, ‘Terre de Thé’, 2017, by l’Envoye

Tuscan Rosso – $40
Rosso di Montepulciano, 2017, by Poliziano

Generous Oddball $28 / $7
Bobal, Utiel-Requena DOP, Spain, 2017, by Estenas

Nebbiolo & Pinot Noir

Nebbiolo, Piedmont – $60
Langhe, 2017, by Luigi Einaudi

Pinot Noir, US – $60
Willamette, Freedom Hills Vyrd, 2015, by St. Innocent

Pinot Noir, France – $60
Bourgogne, 2017, by Dom. Lucien Boillot et fils

Pinot Noir, France – $100
Gevrey-Chambertin, 2015, by Gerard Raphet

Nebbiolo, Piedmont – $70
Barolo, ‘Ludo’, 2015, by Luigi Einaudi

Power if Good

Muscular Malbec – $40 / $10
Malbec, Colchagua Valley, Chile, 2017, by Montes

Badass Barbera – $40
Barbera d’Alba, ‘San Michele’, 2015, by Malvira

Dynamite Dolcetto –  $48 / $12
Luigi Einaudi, Dogliani, 2017

Correct Bordeaux – $60
St. Emilion, 2015, by Chateau Billerond

Rico Suave Rioja – $40
Rioja Reserva, 2012, by Lan

Cali Rhone Blend – $48
Sta.Ynez Valley, 2015, by Zaca Mesa

Bigass Bordeaux – $110
St. Julien, 2015, Chateau Gloria


Piedmont – Half-Bottle  $30
Chinato, Vino Aromatizzato, n/v, by Marcarini


apple cider
red delicious, tractor brewing, albuquerque, nm   $6 snifter

plzn-style lager
bavik super-pils, brouwerij de brabandere, bavikhove, belgium   $3/10oz   $6/20oz

ambear, boxing bear brewery, albuquerque, nm   $3/10oz   $6/20oz

i p a
uppercut, boxing bear brewery, albuquerque, nm   $3/10oz   $6/20oz

black canyon, second street brewing, santa fe, nm   $3/10oz   $6/20oz

 nitro stout
superstition, taos mesa brewing, taos nm   $3/10oz   $6/20oz

oatmeal stout
boxing bear brewery, albuquerque, nm   $3/10oz   $6/20oz

scottish ale
great scot, taos mesa brewing, taos, nm   $6 snifter


super dry sherry
manzanilla, sanlucar de barrameda, ‘papirusa’, by emilio lustau   $5

dry sherry
fino, by bodegas barbadillo  $5

sherry cocktail
bodegas barbadillo fino sherry, routin red vermouth, reagan’s orange bitters, chilled   $5

Sake: Three-Styles Sampler ($18 all three)

junmai is baseline for ‘good’ sake; family-owned brewery, hand-made sake; expansive /

daiginjo is topline; this one’s elegant, refined and delicious /

omachi namazake
omachi is a rare, heirloom rice; namazake is unpasteurized; sake at its purest /

San Pellegrino

sparkling water
750ml bottle   $5

tart, lemon soda, 12oz can   $3

aranciata rossa
sweet, blood-orange soda, 12oz can   $3

Chilled Tea

new england breakfast
black teas from india, kenya and china; blended by metropolitan tea, toronto, canada; brewed by us; 18oz bottle     $5

 lemon green
organic china green tea, dried lemon, dried lime; blended by metropolitan tea, toronto, canada; brewed by us; 18oz bottle     $5

Hot Tea

house black tea
blend:  70% single-garden assam, 30% single-estate ceylon; one-pint pot   $6

house green tea
blend:  50% mao feng chinese green, 50% yin hao chinese jasmine-green; one-pint pot   $6

amanda’s tisane
blend: taos-valley-grown chamomile, lavender, lemon verbena, rosebud; one-pint pot    $6

common fire has a carefully curated collection of teas and tisanes; at quieter times we are happy to share our whole list