Alibi V.16 No.39 • Sept 27-Oct 3, 2007 
Are those the makings of a batch of   tacos de tiburón  ?

Restaurant Review

Villa Del Mar

They butter up their octopus

Villa Del Mar is one of many mariscos restaurants, but they are set apart from the masses by the way they prepare squid. Sautéed in butter with paper-thin shaved onions, it positively melts into a meaty, salty orgy of epicurean proportions. Too often squid is forced to be tough. Here, it's elegant simplicity.

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Hot Knives

Crewtons

Most our homies don’t need encouragement to eat their leafy greens, but hey, it happens. For those who don’t get salad (and they are out there, even among vegans), there is one and only one cure: excellent croutons. They can turn a plate of salad into a big bowl of tasty bread that happens to have some lettuce mixed in it.

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Well-known Albuquerque Chef Jennifer James is seen reflected in the mirror behind her workstation at Chef du Jour.
Tina Larkin

Food Interview

Jennifer James Returns!

An interview with one of Albuquerque’s favorite chefs

Beloved chef Jennifer James, formerly of Graze, is back on Albuquerque’s food scene after a year-long hiatus. Last week the Alibi spoke with James about her current stint at Chef du Jour, why she left Graze and her plans to open another restaurant in the near future.

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Vanessa Partricks

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Drag Yourself to Brunch

Legs and Eggs: A Drag Brunch Extravaganza

Enjoy a special, elegantly curated brunch menu featuring comedy and musical performances by Albuquerque's finest drag entertainers. Reservations recommended.
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Sweet and Saucy

Rebel Donut Beer Pairing

Featuring four of Rebel Donuts' most famous recipes paired with some favorite beers on tap.
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