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 Apr 4 - 10, 2013 
El Pinto owner Jim Thomas takes a hands-on approach to keeping his restaurant green.

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Thriving and writhing at El Pinto

El Pinto is a busy place and therefore generates a lot of food waste. Owners Jim and John Thomas didn’t want to keep throwing all that biodegradable material into the trash, so about six years ago they started experimenting with a form of composting they’d learned about on a visit to Chihuahua—vermicomposting. Composting with worms.

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Leaves and Asphalt

Stanley Crawford and the center of the universe


Stanley Crawford, novelist, memoirist and garlic farmer is telling me about the experience of driving back to his home near Dixon after a day of shopping, movie-going and dinner in Santa Fe. He talks of leaving the barrage of consumer goods and emerging into the Rio Grande canyon; the feeling of being suddenly surrounded by rocks and juniper and piñon.

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Vanessa Partricks


Drag Yourself to Brunch

Legs and Eggs: A Drag Brunch Extravaganza

By Mayo Lua de Frenchie
Enjoy a special, elegantly curated brunch menu featuring comedy and musical performances by Albuquerque's finest drag entertainers. Reservations recommended.

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