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 V.16 No.48 | November 29 - December 5, 2007 

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Riding the Ghost Chile

Just last year, some mad hot pepper professor stumbled upon the Bhut Jolokia, now nicknamed the ghost chile. Subsequent lab tests have revealed that the little bastard is officially the hottest chile pepper in the world with nearly double the amount of Scoville heat units as the habañero. Apparently, the ghost chile is a naturally occurring species native to Northeastern India, where it's not unusual to use it as a weapon. Armies in India and Myanmar use ghost chiles to make tear gas. It’s also not unusual to gnaw on one between bites at the dinner table.

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Don't forget to grab a spoonful of anise and fennel seed to chew on your way out of Rasoi. The mixture aids in digestion and gives you good breath.
Tina Larkin

Restaurant Review

Rasoi: An Indian Kitchen

This kitchen is bitchin’

Fond memories and food go hand in hand. (By far, my favorite cooking-based recollection is being forced to boil 1,200 servings of “fiesta corn” in cooking school because I had the temerity to challenge my instructor’s assertion that grilled cheese is not an entrée.) Memories are made in the kitchens of every culture. And after learning that rasoi means kitchen in Hindi, I was all the more eager to visit the University Area’s newest offering of reasonably priced Indian cuisine in a striking atmosphere.

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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Mar 25)

Sugar and Caffeine—For Your Health?

Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest

The nation's largest festival dedicated to chocolate, coffee and gourmet foods.
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EVENT HORIZON (Saturday, Mar 25)

Painful Eating Habits

Seventh Annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls Lunch

Enjoy tasty meals and drinks to benefit Babes and Bullies.
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Saturday

Seventh Annual Spay-ghetti and No Balls Lunch at Luigi’s Restaurant & Pizzeria

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Southwest Chocolate and Coffee Fest at Manuel Lujan Building @ Expo NM

Shrub to Cup: Coffee Basics at Prosum Roasters

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