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Best of Burque Ballot

Extinction Event Imminent!

Less than 24 hours to vote in Best of Burque Restaurants 2017

Yes, that ominous rumbling you hear IS the sound of the Great Age of Best of Burque Restaurants voting coming to its vainglorious conclusion. When? Tomorrow, Sept. 20 at high noon!

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 Alibi V.18 No.26 • June 25-July 1, 2009 
Gorgonzola-stuffed figs are grilled, wrapped in prosciutto and drizzled with balsamic vinegar.
Gorgonzola-stuffed figs are grilled, wrapped in prosciutto and drizzled with balsamic vinegar.
Sergio Salvador salvadorphoto.com

Restaurant Review: The MMA Edition

Paisano’s

Marsala and mixed martial arts

Keith “The Dean of Mean” Jardine is a top-ranked cage fighter [see this week’s feature]. He's also an Albuquerque resident and a foodie. And since he named Paisano’s as one of his favorite places, we met there for dinner. Joining us at the Italian restaurant were his girlfriend Jodie Esquibel—also a cage fighter who trains with Jardine at Jackson’s MMA gym—and my girlfriend Shorty, not a cage fighter.

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Bite

Power Breakfast

Breakfast for vegetarians can often become a pipeline for the over-processed: faux chorizo, soy turkey sausage and other forms of soy-plastic sodium bombs.

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