Alibi V.25 No.38 • Sept 22-28, 2016 
#16 Vermicelli bowl with vegetables

Restaurant Review

Eat Like No One is Watching

Seriously, keep your leftovers from Kyana's Kitchen

Maggie Grimason says it's easy to imagine drunken, late-night conversations happening in the spacious confines of Kyana’s Kitchen, Albuquerque's newest Vietnamese spot and a restaurant that notably keeps late-night hours.

Food News

Dinner Bells at the BioPark

BioPark serves up a fresh meal, the Seattle Seahawks adopt a local BBQ sauce, sugar consumption in the US dips a little, foraging chef Rob Connoley signs books, new pub called Monks’ Corner opens and why a Mediterranean diet is better than ours.
Photo courtesy of La Luna Bakery

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The Itis

CBD-Infused Dinner

CBD has become a homeopathic miracle drug for not only the 505, but for a lot of folks in this country. For those suffering from anxiety, it's like all-natural Xanax. Experiencing pain? It can be more useful than ibuprofen and lidocaine. Its uses barely scratch the surface in this little blurb. La Luna Bakery and Café hosts its first CBD-infused dinner to show off the vastness of what can be done with this phenomenon. On Wednesday, Dec. 19 from 6 to 10pm the bakery, who are active members of the James Beard Foundation, partner with ABQ Barkeeps and Chef Robin Valdez for a four-course, medicated masterpiece. Those 18 and over can purchase a ticket for $75 and enjoy a full spectrum of flavors, not only in the thoughtfully prepared food, but from the delectably curated terpenes in each dish. The evening isn't complete without CBD-infused cocktails and dessert. While eating and chilling, receive some knowledge from Nature's CBD and Oils as they provide an education workshop during the meal.
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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.