V.24 No.11 | 3/12/2015
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Whatever We Want, We Want It Now
With a bit of magic, please
By Lisa Barrow
Relationship expert Melanie Rubin offers a little magic with her medicine.
V.21 No.41 | 10/11/2012
Best of Burque Restaurants 2012
Once again, the Alibi is proud to present the absolute best restaurants this city has to offer, as voted on by you, our readers. Whether you’re a longtime Burqueño looking to see whether your favorite spots have been rewarded for what they do best, or a new arrival trying to get your bearings in a town with so many great food options, this guide is indispensable for anyone with an appetite. A hearty congratulations to all the winners!
From brain-fueling oatmeal to gut-busting burritos, Burque never skimps on the most important meal of the day.
BOBR: State Treasures
See which restaurants do our fair state proud with their green chile cheeseburgers, sopaipillas and carne adovada.
BOBR: No Bones About It
Vegan + Vegetarian
Best Vegetarian Restaurant
For those who prefer a few more field greens on their pizza and a few more black beans in their burger.
BOBR: Around the World
See what fine foreign fare has caught our readers’ fancies (and taste buds).
The Good Bad Stuff
We from the 505 do not take our food lightly, nor our proportions. What soul-satisfying grub has captured our affection?
BOBR: The Sweet Stuff
You Deserve Dessert
You deserve key lime pie, caramel apple donuts, blueberry struesel, strawberry cheesecake and frozen yogurt. Shh ... don’t let them tell you otherwise. You deserve it.
BOBR: Best of the Rest
Anyone for Leftovers?
Food trucks, fine dining, neighborhood fare. Albuquerque’s remants are a far cry from second-class.
V.20 No.40 | 10/6/2011
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Best of Burque Restaurants 2011
Best Huevos Rancheros
The best breakfast burrito in Burque is a huge matter of contention. But let’s not forget about huevos rancheros, donuts and other earlybird edibles.
V.18 No.45 | 11/5/2009
Holiday Film Guide
By Devin D. O’Leary
The leaves are turning, Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas and New Year’s are looming. The holiday season is upon us! Hollywood hopes you will take a break during your endless holiday shopping in the coming weeks to stop by the mall theater and buy a ticket for one of the following films.
V.18 No.41 | 10/8/2009
Best of Burque Restaurants 2009
Welcome back to Best of Burque Restaurants! Inside, you'll discover nearly 100 lip-smacking categories of the best food in Albuquerque, selected through thousands of votes cast by Alibi readers. Why do we roll out such a smorgasbord of a poll every year? Well, for one, your Best of Burque votes reward local businesses with hard-earned recognition. And as long as you keep eating and voting, we'll be able to amass these indispensable guides to the best food our city has to offer. To see addresses, hours and other searchable information about the winning restaurants, just start on clicking names. Bon appétit!
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Best Breakfast Overall
It's easy to find a place that serves toast and coffee in the morning, but true breakfast havens are treasured commodities in this city. Weck's prides itself on its "scratch-made" buttermilk pancakes, chile-doused papas and "full belly" meals that will not only keep you sated all day but will bring you back with the sunrise. Plus, it has gluten-free options. (CC)
Hey, guess what? Relish’s Uptown store is now open for dinner. Think about how much you love Relish’s sandwiches—how its chefs knead out creamy globes of mozzarella fresh each day, how they take time to hand-crank black pepper onto each sliced-to-order tomato. Now imagine the care and attention they lavish on every step of assembling your beloved, award-winning sandwich and what kind of magic they could work on a meal like dinner. Now go get the car keys, because your fantasy is a short trip away from becoming a reality. (LM)
No Bones About It
While there are still some out there who have yet to be converted to Team Tofu, there are plenty of us who have, and we know a perfectly done piece of tofu is a magical thing. At Fei’s, everything is vegan, so tofu isn’t the poor stepsister of meat dishes; it’s frikkin’ Cinderella. (EAH)
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