The Best Worst Idea
Cookies delivered? Good god! This fall, Insomnia Cookies will be opening its first New Mexico location at 2132 Central SE. It will be operating like some kind of drug dealer, specializing in the delivery of fresh-baked cookies daily until 3am. This is very grave news for me. Very grave, indeed.
A Rose By Any Other Name, Et Cetera
So there's this spot at 4100 San Mateo NE that has been some kind of bar for almost 50 years. Most recently, it was Sneakerz. Well, actually: Most recently, it was empty. Until last week, when it opened under the new name of Sandbar Brewery and Grill.
“No Salt on My Popcorn, Please”
A free public premiere of the documentary Big Healthy Life: What’s Your Recipe? will be shown at 6pm this Saturday, Aug. 19, at the South Broadway Cultural Center (1025 Broadway SE). The film illustrates how healthy eating and regular exercise can improve health and reduce the risk of disease.
Marc Quiñones, executive chef at Mas Tapas Y Vino (Hotel Andaluz, 125 Second Street NW), just won third place at the Great American Seafood Cook-Off national competition in New Orleans. That's what's up.
The Angel Fire resort is hosting their very first Food and Wine Roundup. Between Aug. 24 and 27, visitors are treated to drinks, food, dancing, classes, golfing and more. It's cowboy-themed, so you know it's bound to get cray.
Give Them What They Want
The people love 505 salsa. Flagship Food Group, a producer of Mexican-style frozen food as well as bottled sauces and salsas, announced this week that they were dropping nearly $3 million to renovate an empty warehouse in ABQ and make it their new distribution center. The facility will be located at 530 Airport NW. The company said they needed the space to keep up with worldwide demand for its 505 Southwestern brand of salsas. The warehouse is expected to open next year.