Alibi V.23 No.14 • April 3-9, 2014 

Flash in the Pan

Boxed and Blended

The art of cheap-wine snobbery

Ari LeVaux shares his tips for getting drunk on only the best cheap vino.
1st place cupcakes by Amanda Rivas
Mark Lopez

The Mouthful

Chocolate Judgement

Playing Paula Abdul at the The Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Festival

Mark Lopez gets to play Paula Abdul at the 4th annual Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest.
Image by Clarke Conde

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Plants and Stranger Things

Plant Powered Pop-Up Market: Plant Powered Things

Enjoy vegan food, live music and vendors with an '80s theme.
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Chowtown Restaurant Guide

Get Out There

It’s summer in Burque and myriad patios await your presence. Snap the kids out of their bought air-and-video game trance for an outing that culminates in the joyful consumption of healthful and delicious paletas—no, really!—or invite some colleagues and comrades out to smash the swanky local rooftop bar scene with you. If you’re looking for a more pastoral vibe, get your farm-to-table on in Albuquerque’s resplendent North Valley. Here are a handful of our favorite patios in The Duke City. Don’t neglect to slather on some sunscreen and install a rideshare app (such as Uber, Lyft or zTrip) on your smartphone ... in case you over-hydrate.

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