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 Jun 11 - 17, 2009 
Paella (front) is one of Blades Bistro’s most popular dishes.
Sergio Salvador

Restaurant Review

Blades Bistro

Finally, a place to hang your hat in Placitas

By Ari LeVaux

Just a few miles north of Albuquerque, Placitas is an eclectic and beautiful village with a storied past. The one-time land grant area is now a bedroom community, the bar where the Dead once played is closed and the hippies have given way to artists. But through the years, the one thing that has eluded this funky town is a good restaurant.

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White Sage Whip

By Alex Brown and Evan George

This is undoubtedly the only recipe we have ever developed with a church potluck—the annual fundraiser for friend's mom's congregation—in mind. Next time we plan on whipping it up with wild white sage. Besides cleaning a room of evil spirits and reducing swelling, it tastes badass. In the meantime, green sage will work just fine.

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EVENT HORIZON (Thursday, Nov 26)

For the Men


By Taylor Grabowsky
Eat turkey legs, ham, baby back ribs and more while watching football on 11 massive TVs.
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EVENT HORIZON (Friday, Nov 27)

House Hunters: Gingerbread Edition

7th Annual Pueblo Gingerbread House Contest

By Cerridwen Stucky
Children and adults are invited to enter a gingerbread house inspired by a Pueblo village, house, community, church or historic building. Entries accepted Nov. 27-Dec. 7.
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