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V.27 No.14 | 4/5/2018
Roma Bakery
Eric Williams Photography

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A Simple Quality and Charm That’s Hard To Beat

Roma Bakery and Deli will become your local go-to

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Breakfast or lunch, you’ll be tempted (and rightly so) by the delightful daily array of baked treats at Roma Bakery and Deli.
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V.27 No.11 | 3/15/2018
Wild mushroom chile relleno
Eric Williams Photography

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Warm and Fed in La Fonda del Bosque

New restaurant at NHCC serves tasty Latin fusion

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La Fonda del Bosque is gorgeous inside, having the appearance of an upscale Mexican inn with a formal vibe. Its "Latin Fusion" cuisine makes for a hearty, nap-inducing lunch.
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V.27 No.9 | 3/1/2018
Mango lassi and vegetable samosa
Eric Williams Photography

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New Indian Food on the Block

Add Taste of India to your restaurant rotation

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At almost a year old, Taste of India is already a significant contribution to Albuquerque's dining landscape, and is poised to become another go-to for foodies.
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V.27 No.8 | 2/22/2018
Reuben sandwich
Eric Williams Photography

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¿Sí Se Puede? Yes, You Did!

Bocadillos serves solid sammies

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Bocadillos, with its confluence of terrific eats, a charming and close-knit crew with deep interest in local teams and athletic talent, is poised once more to become another of Albuquerque’s downtown dining institutions.
V.27 No.7 | 2/15/2018
Beef hot pot and water land hot pot
courtesy of The Bird Hot Pot

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Hot Pot Finally Hits Albuquerque

The Bird Hot Pot serves adventurous eats and cheap drafts

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The Bird Hot Pot is notable for being Albuquerque's first dedicated hot pot restaurant, where you dip raw ingredients into a boiling pot of broth on your dining table to cook them, then into a dipping sauce, and then into your mouth.
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V.27 No.5 | 2/1/2018
Tortilla soup

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Got the Money, Honey?

Level 5 has sublime food in posh setting

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If you’re prepared for a bit of sticker shock, find yourself a reason to go and devour some tasty new offerings alongside some breathtaking views of the city.
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S’mores latte
Eric Williams Photography

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Better Mornings with Coffee and Yoga

Helix offers yoga, friendly vibe, tasty coffee

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Helix aims to draw the work-from-home parent type with their playroom, yoga classes and extensive and well-illustrated coffee menu.
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V.27 No.2 | 1/11/2018
Buffalo cauliflower

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The Acre Makes Farm-to-Table Easy

Buffalo wings and mac n’ cheese for the conscious eater

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The Acre is a farm-to-table restaurant that’s accessible, family-friendly and not astronomically priced. Let's hope they've truly found a formula to get the next generation of Burqueños to eat more sustainably and healthily.
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V.26 No.52 | 12/28/2017
Coconut chicken curry African roti

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New Cuisine for the New Year

Jambo Café is a delicious new culinary opportunity

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If it’s Jambo Café’s intrigue and adventure that brings you in, it’ll be their refined menu that brings you back—turning gamble into tradition.
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V.26 No.51 | 12/21/2017
Almond pastry and Caramel Machiatto

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Europa Brings European Charm to Los Lunas

The farm-owned cafe offers simple fare with a comfy vibe

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Whether you’re a Los Lunas resident or simply passing through, Europa is a great place to take friends or family for a long morning of shooting the shit and catching up.
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V.26 No.48 | 11/30/2017
Various chocolates

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Prepare To Be Complimented

Chocolate Cartel/Van Rixel Bros. Gelato & Sorbet

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Whether you’re shopping for a work potluck, family dinners or you’re just looking for some Albuquerque-specific gifts, the Chocolate Cartel/Van Rixel Bros. Gelato & Sorbet deliver insane flavor combinations.
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V.26 No.47 | 11/23/2017
The red chile combo plate at El Sabor de Juarez
Eric Williams Photography

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A Taste of Aztlán

El Sabor de Juarez balances north and south

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Meet El Sabor de Juarez, a joint where eaters can relish the best chuleta a la Mexicana ($9.95) in town or feast on a combo plate complete with challengingly piquant carne adovada and perfectly hot, fresh and pillowy sopaipillas.
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V.26 No.46 | 11/16/2017

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An “Instant” Favorite

Burritos Alinstante

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Burritos Alisante New Mexican fast food, with that like-your-grandma-made-it love, has withstood each test, delivering their downright affordable menu “in an instant.”
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V.26 No.45 | 11/9/2017
Baingan bhartha
Eric Williams Photography

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More Than a Menu

Curry Leaf’s fare is expansive, creative and supremely gratifying to eat

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Curry Leaf is a restaurant worth visiting—probably many times—in order to sample their interesting dishes which are rooted in India and amalgamated with the tastes of New Mexico.
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V.26 No.44 | 11/2/2017
Green Chile Cheese Bread

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Strike Forth For Trail(er)s Unknown

Trail Rider Pizza

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Trail Rider Pizza is exactly the kind of kitschy-cool spot you’ll want to see to believe.
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