Alibi V.19 No.6 • Feb 11-17, 2010 
From the word for mortar and pestle,   molcajete   is an entire meal served in a stone vessel.

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Q: A while ago you mentioned that you don't mind monosodium glutamate. Since I regard MSG to be nothing less than evil incarnate, please explain.

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From the word for mortar and pestle,   molcajete   is an entire meal served in a stone vessel.
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Restaurant Review

Antojitos Lupe

Just what you’re craving in Bernalillo

Antojo is Spanish for “craving”—one sense of the word actually specifies the craving of a pregnant woman. Antojitos, the diminutive plural form, would literally mean “little cravings,” but it actually means snacks or tapas that we eat to satisfy our little cravings. It’s ironic, then, how large the portions are at Bernalillo’s Antojitos Lupe.

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Courtesy of Big Jim Farms

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I-Pick, U-Pick, We All-Pick Chiles

U-Pick Green Chiles and Farmers' Market

Enjoy an afternoon on the farm and pick green chiles, ranging from mild to extra hot with onsite roasting. Other fruits and vegetable are also for sale.
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Chowtown Restaurant Guide

Whether you’re more familiar with the French Riviera or the French Quarter, there are plenty of places in Albuquerque to get a taste of authentic French cuisine. Read Hosho McCreesh’s review of Le Quiche Parisienne in this issue, and check out these other restaurants in the city that will cater to your wanderlust and make you feel, if only for the evening, that you’re dining in the City of Lights. Bon appetit, mes amis.