Jeff Pack Staff WriterFor Michelle Montoya, opening a restaurant is honoring her mother and grandmother and the New Mexico-style cooking that she fell in love with when she was little. “This restaurant, why we are working so hard, this is for them,” Montoya said, “In memory of them.”Montoya is working on getting her Nana’s Tamales New Mexico Cuisines near Old Town Temecula open to the public full time, but for now, she is open just two days a week. It has been a long journey for Montoya to get to this point. “This was established in 2007 after my mother passed away,” Montoya said. “We moved from L.A. to Texas, and I found quickly out there that there were no little good holes in the walls and there was no New Mexican-style food. We were in Fort Worth
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