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V.21 No.41 | 10/11/2012
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Restaurant Review

Zorba’s

A legend reincarnated

A nostalgic Ty Bannerman tries octopus for the first time at the two-year-old restaurant started by the former owners of Olympia Café.

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V.21 No.40 | 10/4/2012
El Patron Restaurant and Cantina has taken over the massive former Garduño’s building on Montgomery.
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Restaurant Review

Tasting the Fire

Singed by serranos at El Patron Restaurant and Cantina

Singed by serranos at El Patron Restaurant and Cantina.

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V.21 No.39 | 9/27/2012
The Sicilian sandwich features pepperoni,capicolla and a zing of Italian dressing.
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Restaurant Review

A World of Sandwiches

Cheese & Coffee Café Downtown offers wide variety and a homey feel.

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Alibi Picks

The Angel Babies at Blackbird Buvette tonight

New Mexico-born, Austin-bred trio The Angel Babies is embarking on a five-city tour in support of the threesome's self-titled full-length debut. The second stop is Burque, specifically the monthly rock and roll-centric No Fun Dance Party (hosted by DJ Bea and, coincidentally, Alibi music editor DJ Cassyle). Available in limited-press vinyl at the show, the album is a diverse listen. Its 12 songs range from postmodern corrido-style numbers to fuzzy, electronics-laced rockers to slow-burning and darkly ethereal tunes. New Mexico native Frankie Medina (Dirty Hearts, The Kill Spectors) and Calida Salazar share vocal duties. Preview the album at tinyurl.com/angelbabies. This 21-and-over party is a prime opportunity to prove to your naysaying friends that one can totally rock spurs and bolo ties with Chelsea boots.

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V.21 No.33 | 8/16/2012
Surprising ingredients ...
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Dish Jockey

Vegan Sushi?

Loving Vegan

Like the increasingly popular vegan versions of Thai food that are popping up around town, sushi is starting to catch the Tofurky Syndrome. This is what I call the attempt to make animal-product-like food out of animal-product-free ingredients—Tofurky being, essentially, tofu in the shape, color, and arguably flavor and texture of turkey. In the Thai restaurants that go vegan, this translates into a colorful assortment of protein pretenders that you can’t help but be impressed by, even if you think it’s a bit silly.

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dreams

Rowdy’s Dream Blog #260: Extracted molars and crab spiders.

I am sitting with friends at a table in a restaurant. Our waitress takes our order in a spiral notebook. She has long curly red hair. She drops a small bottle onto our table. It contains two extracted molars with spiraling roots and two live crab spiders.

V.21 No.30 | 7/26/2012
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Locovore

Ben Michael’s

The house that Ben built

If you’re on any kind of schedule, you should probably avoid Ben Michael’s restaurant on even a half-busy evening. The slow-moving spectacle that often passes for service will be frustrating if there’s some other place you need to be. But if you aren’t in a hurry, that same chaos could pass as entertainment. And if you show up during a quiet lunch hour and you’re the only one there, expect to be treated like royalty.

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V.21 No.28 | 7/12/2012
Park it here.
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Locovore

The Harvest Truck

CSA powerhouse unveils organic meals on wheels

A food truck, like a restaurant, is a logical vehicle for a farmer to add value to his or her product. It seems like an obvious idea, but until the Skarsgard Farms’ Harvest Truck got on the road, no area farms had stepped up to that plate. Now a month into this endeavor, farm/truck owner Monte Skarsgard has a contract with UNM to sell food at the Duck Pond five days a week starting in August. He says he already has plans for a fleet of trucks.

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V.21 No.25 | 6/21/2012
The deliciously chilI-dog-esque savory waffle boat
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Locovore

Tía Betty Blue’s

What’s red and green and blue all over?

The appeal of Tía Betty Blue’s might seem skin-deep at first. The paint is fresh. The food comes fast enough to service a drive-thru window. A collection of bottled soda pops is so vast, it could be a gimmick. And the image of a raven-haired hottie—Tía Betty Blue, presumably—stares you down from the sign, the walls, the menu. But despite its candy-coated veneer, Tía B’s means business. The food is simple but thoughtful, and it’s different. And as long as food is the priority, who cares how cute the servers are?

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dreams

Rowdy’s Dream Blog #252: Hummingbirds covered with frost.

I have left my black and blue butterflies in the back yard at my parents’ house. I go out to get them but we've had a cold snap in the night. Hummingbirds covered with frost are barely able to hover near the house. One of them lands in my hand and I cover it and carry it inside. The trip takes a very long time. There is now no time to return to get the others. A weird tenant guy runs a restaurant in their basement. He has a sign out on the street.

V.21 No.22 | 5/31/2012
The giant green chile cheeseburger
Eric Williams ericwphoto.com

Locovore

Holy Cow

The omnivore’s deliverance

More and more, hamburgers are treated as high art. And Holy Cow is among Albuquerque’s vanguard of upscale burger parlors. The outdoor patio—on Central where Bob’s Fish and Chips used to be—is protected by a corrugated roof. Inside, you can dine on hamburgers at a table or the bar. The feeling is rowdy and friendly. A portrait of a single word, “burgers,” hangs from an otherwise bare wall.

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