Earlier this week, Smith’s grocery stores donated more than 430 gallons of milk to the Roadrunner Food Bank. The donation kicks off the “Great American Milk Drive.” The drive gives Smith’s customers a chance to donate $1, $3 or $5 at checkout to help deliver milk to a local family in need through Sept. 9.
Where’s the Cookies?
It’s official: Dion’s has released green chile ranch dressing at all their N.M. locations this week. A special bottle of the stuff was sent to me last week by the good people at Dion’s, and it did not disappoint. We didn’t have anything around for dipping, so the Alibi staff just scooped it with spoons. Really.
Downtown’s Silver Street Market (205 Silver SW Ste A) celebrated its first birthday last week. That’s a whole year that they’ve been offering Downtown residents easy access to fresh food.
There’s Love In the Sauce
Sauce Pizza and Wine ( 2100 Louisiana NE Suite 810) teaming up with UNM Children’s Hospital for the “Every Bite Counts” campaign. In honor of childhood cancer awareness month, 100 percent of proceeds from the Sauce kids menu will be donated to UNM Children’s Hospital. The promotion runs September 11th through 17th.
Help For Harvey
Tropical Storm Harvey left a serious trail of devastation through Southeast Texas last weekend. Here’s a list of businesses where you can donate food and funds.
New Sheriff in Town
The Weekly Alibi has a brand new Food and Drink Editor! Please welcome the illustrious Robin Babb to the fold and check out her letter of introduction.