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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.18 No.42 • Oct 15-21, 2009 
Sushi Chef Carter Dong presents a Japengo roll—green chile tempura, real crab, tuna and cucumber with a sweet red chile sauce.
Sushi Chef Carter Dong presents a Japengo roll—green chile tempura, real crab, tuna and cucumber with a sweet red chile sauce.
Sergio Salvador salvadorphoto.com

Restaurant Review

Japengo Sushi

Go for deliciously irreverent sushi

I first noticed Japengo Sushi while eating dessert at the neighboring Café Jean Pierre. As I sipped my coffee I watched the great chef Jean-Pierre dash from his just-closed kitchen and out the restaurant’s door, returning moments later with a plate of sushi. This quiet endorsement spoke louder than words.

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