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V.26 No.14 | 4/6/2017
Cuban-style grilled cheese

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For Your Consideration …

Delish is a name and a descriptor

By Hosho McCreesh
For a quality breakfast or lunch with stark attention to detail, local sourcing and even artistic presentation, Delish absolutely delivers.
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V.26 No.13 | 3/30/2017
Green chile cheeseburger

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Fun with Mary Jane

Coors Cafe is classic

By Renée Chavez
The cook at Coors Cafe must've learned his art from Paula Deen, and in my opinion he's a hero. This little brown café is awesome.
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V.26 No.12 | 3/23/2017
Steamed vermicelli with imitation pork

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Sugar and Spice

And almost everything nice at Le Bistro

By Maggie Grimason
Everything at Le Bistro is of the highest quality, each singular ingredient living up to a high standard.
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V.26 No.10 | 3/9/2017
Veggie burger with fries

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Come Together Over Tapas

Gecko's: where size really doesn't matter

By Rini Grammer
At Gecko's, the servers are personable and available no matter the crowd, and even though the meals are small, I was still full when finishing.
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V.26 No.9 | 3/2/2017
Tom yum soup

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“What’s Good to Eat Around Here?”

A serene gem in the Far North Valley

By Hosho McCreesh
Thai Kitchen is an easy place to overlook in the far northern reaches of the city, but that would be a mistake.
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V.26 No.8 | 2/23/2017
Base Bowl
Eric Williams Photography

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Yelling About Fish

Poki Poki is for the quick-tripper

By Joshua Lee
It was busy. It was loud. There was fish. If you're looking for some delicious, fresh brain food that you can shovel in while you run between point A and B, then Poki Poki is perfect.
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V.26 No.7 | 2/16/2017
Taco plate

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Taco Sal and the Suburban Sopaipillas

An entrance to the fabled Heights still shines

By August March
Taco Sal, a symbol of how a type of food moved up to the Heights, absorbed some of the cultural conveniences and contrivances of a thing called America but kept its native funk and far-out New Mexican identity.
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V.26 No.6 | 2/9/2017
N.Y. strip steak with grilled radicchio
Renée Chavez

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The Goodish, the Badish and the Frenchish

Jennifer James goes casual-ish

By Renée Chavez
Jennifer James' Frenchish has some balance and flavor issues to work on, but definitely has some dishes to be very, very proud of.
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V.26 No.5 | 2/2/2017
Tio Juanito pizza

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“You Wanna Go Where Everybody Knows Your Name ...”

Become a regular at Eclectic

By Hosho McCreesh
Eclectic Urban Pizzeria & Tap House offers casual and utilitarian dining with a comfy flair.
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V.26 No.4 | 1/26/2017
Black bean burger

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Come for the Flicks, Stay for the Fries

Flix Brewhouse opens on West Side

By Robin Babb
Flix Brewhouse is the newest movie theater in Albuquerque, and it comes with the added perk of being a full-service restaurant and brewery.
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V.26 No.3 | 1/19/2017
The Mexican Plate

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Un Modelo para Llevar a Hogar

El Modelo as archetype; ribs as revelation

By August March
El Modelo’s Nuevo Mexicano cuisine is nearly mythic in presentation and flavor.
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V.26 No.2 | 1/12/2017
Italian mushroom pocket
Eric Williams Photography

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A Bite of Sunshine

Vibrance offers up plant-based dining in a bright, leafy space

By Maggie Grimason
Vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free foodies are not likely to be disappointed if they take the time to slow down with Vibrance.
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V.25 No.52 | 12/29/2016

Event Horizon

The Mewment is Now

Friday, Jan 6: Cat Lady Crafts Reception

By Maggie Grimason [ Thu Jan 5 2017 10:00 AM ]
See artwork about not always fitting in in the art world and rejection in other facets of life from artist Sara MacNeil. Runs through 1/31. Performances by dancer Ariel Burge and comedians Danger K Varoz and Caitlin Minton.
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V.26 No.1 | 1/5/2017
Eric Williams Photography

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What'z in a Name?

Reviewer’s assumptions go down in Flamez

By Hosho McCreesh
Flamez does up big, tasty meals in an open and friendly atmosphere, even if it does end in a “z.”
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V.25 No.51 | 12/22/2016
Biscuits and Gravy
Renée Chavez

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Zen and the Art of Eating

Karma Cafe feels like home

By Renée Chavez
At Karma Cafe you pay-as-you-feel for excellent food that tastes like it's homemade.
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