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Best of Burque Restaurants Voting is Closing Soon!

Let us know your favorite eats in the 505 before Sept. 20

Albuquerque’s restaurant scene is thriving, but that scene doesn’t grow and change without input from you, the diners. Which is why we have the Best of Burque Restaurants reader poll each year, so you can cast your votes for the best cocktail bar, the best pizza place, and the best green chile to be found in the city. This is the kind of thing that restaurants will print out and proudly display in their windows for years to come, so, y’know, don’t take it lightly.

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 Alibi V.16 No.30 • July 26-Aug 1, 2007 
Tawan Thai chef/owners Monica and Harris Nonnapha are happy to serve you.

The Dish

Get an Ayurved-ucation!

Don't know your dosha from dashi? Pita from Pitta? Owner Yashoda Naidoo hopes to help set you straight with two substantial changes at her Annapurna Ayurvedic Cuisine and Chai House. First off, Yashoda has transplanted the Green Light Bistro, her Western-style vegetarian café, into the neighboring Annapurna Chai House. (She's also done the same in Santa Fe with Annapurna and World Vegetarian Café, which is similar to the Green Light).

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Tawan Thai chef/owners Monica and Harris Nonnapha are happy to serve you.
Xavier Mascareñas

Restaurant Review

Tawan Thai Cuisine

That’s my golden bag, baby

I brought a friend with me to eat at Tawan Thai, a fairly new place at the corner of Zuni and Wyoming. Rebecca, my companion, had never eaten Thai food, save one box of pad Thai she bought from the deli at Wal-Mart. Shock of shocks; she didn’t like it. I was determined to turn her around on Thai cuisine, so off we drove.

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Rex Barron

Dining Out

Please Don’t Smell the Cork

How to behave in establishments that require shoes

Your mothers have failed you. In fact, if you weren’t aware of it before, watching you chew your food with your mouth open causes waves of nausea to wash over other patrons, effectively ruining their meal. Is it too much to expect for you to be on your best behavior when in public?

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