Market Report: Bernalillo
A pueblo harvest
Each time I show up at a growers' market, it’s like coming home. Even if it's one I've never visited. As soon as it comes into view, I feel like I already know the people I'm about to meet, like I've slipped into a recurring dream that’s always different yet familiar. That’s why if, during the next few weeks, you don’t find yourself reading about too many restaurants in this space, I hope you understand. I haven’t been eating at restaurants much. Instead I’ve been haunting the markets, bringing home the goodness and cooking it into 10,000 permutations of green chile, corn, calabacitas, garlic and meat, and washing it down with melon juice.
Mary Ann Goins
Market Report: San Felipe
Ten miles north from Bernalillo, right by the exit ramp for the San Felipe truck stop and casino, the San Felipe market convenes on Wednesday evenings. The vibe is funky, jovial, relaxed and no-nonsense, with a slightly lawless feeling: Some vendors drive into the market while it’s going full-swing to set up their booths. It’s also a reminder of what an amazing melting pot New Mexico is.
Shake It Up
Don’t be afraid to blend your own spices
A good Alfredo has a kiss of nutmeg in the sauce. Masala means an amalgam of spices. Traditional Peking duck requires infusing the bird with star anise and other flavorings. What they all have in common are spices.
Image Courtesy of St. James Tea Room
Pirate Etiquette Tea
An afternoon tea and three-course meal with pirates. Suitable for children ages 5 and up as well as adults.
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Headshots and Tequila Shots
The Women's Council of Realtors Albuquerque sponsor a fun afternoon of taco eating, tequila drinking, dancing and photos.
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Japanese Whisky Tasting
Enjoy a variety of Japanese whiskys to sample.