Alibi V.26 No.5 • Feb 2-8, 2017 

Food News

Yachts? In the Desert?

The old Rio Grande Yacht Club on Yale was bought by the owners of Los Cuates, who plan to tear the building down and put up a new restaurant in its place. Expect to see the new location pop up next year.

Soup's Done

Missed the Souper Bowl while you were out protesting? Not to worry. Santa Fe Reporter has the play-by-play.

Ranchageddon

So last week, Dion's announced they were putting their salad dressing production on hold while they upgrade the production facility. And apparently people are already selling their own private stocks of the ranch dressing for hundreds of dollars! What are they putting into that stuff?

Jambo Reach

The popular Santa Fe restaurant Jambo Café (2010 Cerrillos, Santa Fe) is coming to ABQ with a new location at the former Weck’s at 1105 Juan Tabo. The African-Caribbean restaurant will be open by early spring.

Duke City Represent

Local chef Carrie Eagle, of Farm and Table (8917 Fourth Street NW), appeared on the Food Network's “Chopped” earlier this week … and she won! Congratulations.

New Rules

New state-mandated requirements for food handlers are going into effect after March 1. All food establishments in the state outside of Bernalillo County will now be required to have a certified food safety manager on staff as well as require all employees who come into contact with food to have a food handler's permit.