Alibi V.27 No.31 • Aug 2-8, 2018
Restaurant Review On the Road Again El Vado offers a wide variety of eats and drinks Plucked from the bulldozer's path and renovated to a high shine, the El Vado is a proud piece of once-crumbling Route-66-era Americana, with many casual dining options.
Robin Babb Eat Your History N.M. Route 66 Eats Classic diners on the Mother Road In honor of the recent reopening of the El Vado Motel, a little bit of Albuquerque Route 66 history, Robin Babb talks about some of the quality eats and drinks that exist along the historic Route 66 in New Mexico to this day.
Know Your Ingredients What is coconut sugar? And why is everyone obsessed with it? Coconut sugar is the latest to get the coconut product spotlight, and thus a lot of varying opinions and incongruous facts have been thrown around about it. Here's a little primer on this alternative sweetener. Food Beef Jerky and Beer Pairing Thursday, Aug 23: 4pm Tractor Brewing Four Hills
Try five different incredible flavors from Badlands Jerky paired with five delicious beers and ciders.
Food The 21st Annual Chile Festival Saturday, Aug 25: 9am-4:30pm Shepherd of the Valley Presbyterian Church
This community gathering offers attendees entertainment, 80 vendors with arts and crafts, hot roasted chile, food vendors, a silent auction and more.
Food Grapes For a Cause Saturday, Aug 25: 10am-8pm Vivac Winery Dixon Tasting Room
Live music from Reina Cobb and Friends featuring Ben Brock and wine and donations accepted for Habitat for Humanity.
Food Tomato Festival Saturday, Aug 25: 11am-3pm Osuna Nursery
Sample over ten different tomato varieties and show up early to learn the best tips and tricks for growing healthy, beautiful plants. Raffle prizes available.
Food 2018 Albuquerque Tomato Fiesta Sunday, Aug 26: 11am-3pm Albuquerque Garden Center
Celebrate heirloom tomatoes in all their glory with heirloom tomato tasting, a garden trade fair, plant clinics, tomato sales, cooking demonstrations, food for purchase and activities for kids.
Food Albuquerque Tomato Fiesta Sunday, Aug 26: 11am-3pm Albuquerque Garden Center
A celebration of tomatos featuring a garden trade fair, plant clinics from master gardeners, sales of heirloom tomatoes, cooking demos, food, live music by Alpha Blue Trio and kids' activities.
Food Rude Boy Brunch and Day Party Sunday, Aug 26: Noon Villa Hispana @ Expo NM
Enjoy live reggae, a full cash bar and food options with a portion of proceeds benefitting the Golden Applt Foundation.
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