Terra bistro and wine Bar, located in the heart of Albuquerque's north valley, is one of Northern New Mexico's most celebrated restaurants which features contemporary American cuisine from chef/owner Peter Lukes. Since opening in 1998, Terra has enjoyed remarkable culinary success, receiving accolades from Zagat, the Albuquerque Journal and Tribune, ABQ The Magazine and Local Flavor among others. The menu changes seasonally, utilizing the freshest, locally grown herbs and vegetables including items harvested from Chef Lukes' own gardens. Expect generous portions and creative combinations of French and Italian provincial flavors. The wine list is easily accessible offering an affordable and worldly selection and the atmosphere is warm and welcoming. Terra has become a neighborhood favorite, and " &remains one of the best restaurants in Albuquerque." (The Albuquerque Journal, 2009).