Alibi V.26 No.27 • July 6-12, 2017 

Food News

Back At the Top

Albuquerque Business First gave the Grove Café & Market (600 Central SE Ste. A) the number one spot on their Top Restaurants list again. Scores for the list were taken from Fodor’s Travel guide, Zagat, TripAdvisor and Yelp.

Pack It In

The Backpack Buddies Food Drive June campaign, sponsored by CenturyLink, raised over $18,000 in New Mexico to help support local food banks with donations and raise awareness of the need for backpack programs.

Bringing Back the Eats

The National Hispanic Cultural Center’s (1701 4th St SW1701 Fourth Sreet SW) board voted to lease its empty restaurant space to City Treats Parties last week. The new restaurant will be called La Fonda del Bosque and is expected to open in two months.

Burglars Target Green Jeans

According to police, someone is targeting businesses at Green Jeans Farmery (3600 Cutler NE) for burglary. Reports say that in recent weeks, Amore Pizzeria, Zeus’ Juice and Nutrition Bar and now Rockin’ Taco have been burglarized by an unknown party or parties.

Big Plans

Speaking of Green Jeans, Bocadillos (3600 Cutler NE) sandwich shop (located at Green Jeans) just announced it will be opening a second location on the first floor of the Wells Fargo building downtown at 200 Lomas NW. The owner said she would like to open more locations in the future.

More Gyros For Everyone

Because of the issues caused by the Albuquerque Rapid Transit construction, Sahara Middle Eastern Eatery (2622 Central SE Ste. A) has opened a new express location at the ABQ Uptown shopping center (2200 Louisiana NE).