The Eastern New Mexico News - Serving Clovis, Portales and the Surrounding Communities

By Jim Arwood
Guest columnist 

Sunday Reader: Life of Pie Town spans 100 years

 

Last updated 8/13/2022 at 12:03pm

Courtesy photo

On the south side of the 1940 Main Street stood the town's beanery, a curio shop, J. B. Wyeth's taxidermy "studio," the town cafe, and the general store of Jack A. Keele and Harmon L. Craig.

The aromas from the café's kitchen filled the room and I couldn't help but think the single page, typewritten menu did not do the whiffs justice.

"Is the Green Chile Apple Pie made with pinyon nuts?" I asked, handing the white paper menu back t...



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