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V.22 No.30 | 7/25/2013
Sweet, cool and energizing--Napoli Coffee’s espresso milkshake.
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Summer Dining

Drink Up!

Beverages to keep you deliciously hydrated

By Eric Castillo
Eric Castillo delivers the scoop on Albuquerque’s glass menagerie.

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The Daily Word in anti-American riots, middle income, large sodas and new monkeys

Anti-American rallies across the Muslim world are now also targeting British and German embassies.

Romney comments on the anti-Muslim propaganda film that started it.

Obama is leading in the polls.

Romney defines middle income as $200,000 to $250,000.

The 1957 murder of a young girl solved.

Investigating accidental early releases in New Mexico's prison system.

NYC bans large sodas.

A new monkey species was found.

In APS, 37 percent of juniors failed a high school exit exam.

U.S. reps go bipartisan in an effort to preserve Native American languages.

Local girl is the new face of Guess.

Loyal dog visits its master's grave every night.

Weather: Temps reach mid '70s today, and mid '80s by Sunday. Autumn is nigh.

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The Daily Word in dead turtles and a missing Congressman

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh releases his report on the investigation into the coverup at Penn State.

House Republicans vote for the 30th time to repeal the Affordable Health Care Act.

The Las Cruces doctor who wrote more prescriptions than the entire UNM medical school has had his license suspended.

The Bosque will reopen on Friday.

Workers in Trinadad are totally sorry about crushing thousands of endangered leatherback turtle eggs.

Mississippians will still be able to get abortions, for now.

Pantone chart of all human skin colors.

Scientists finally discover a new moon orbiting Pluto.

Netflix is your new babysitter.

Who drinks the most soda? USA! USA! USA!

Congressman Jesse Jackson Jr has been missing since June.

Five classic movies you'll never get to see because they were never made.

If you want to eat french fries at Olympic Park in London head to McDonald's.

Happy Birthday Curly Joe DeRita!!!

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?

By Ari LeVaux

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 hottieTía Betty Blue, presumablystares 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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The Daily Word in high-speed bus chase, new iPad, Kony 2012

Man steals school bus, say police, who chase him down I-40 from Grants to Albuquerque.

People want politicians to do something about gas prices, poll says.

BernCo Sheriff Dan Houston gets a vote of no confidence from his deputies.

Los Lunas judge fails alcohol test, steps down.

LSD might help people quit the booze.

Lots of new jobs, but unemployment rate holds steady.

Vogue Italia shoots for ghetto fabulous, rips off regular people, maybe wanders into racist and classist territory.

Banks are foreclosing on many churches now.

NPR fact-checks viral video "Kony 2012," which aims to take down Ugandan warlord Joseph Kony with charges that he kills and rapes children.

Philosophy student at McGill is intentionally homeless.

New iPad not as fast as they say it is.

Coke and Pepsi change their recipes to be less cancerous.

Speaking of soda pop, Blue Sky may owe you a refund for not being made in New Mexico for a few years.

Filmmakers and Sarah Palin talk about the relative truthiness of Game Changer.

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What A Sucky Day

I wish I was dead.
I wish I was dead.

My cup has a hole in it.

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There’s Always Feces in Something

No really. Once or twice a year, a super gross food story comes out.

Well, 2010 brings us feces-related bacteria in soda fountains at fast food restaurants. Microbiologists found that 48 percent of sodas from fast food soda-dispensing machines contained coliform bacteria, ”which is typically fecal in origin”.

Read the article. There’s a whole bunch of other bacteria in soda fountains, like E. Coli. No one has yet postulated why soda fountains are so gross, or if making a “suicide” at the 7-11 down the street from my middle school will really turn you insane.

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