Some students down at Maggie Cordova Elementary are building gingerbread houses to support Meals on Wheels. It's all part of an annual fundraiser that auctions off the houses to help bring food to the underprivileged. To help out, contact Annam Manthiram of Meals On Wheels at (818) 426-1395 or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Faster Pizza: Always a Good Idea
Dion's hooked up with the New Mexico Manufacturing Extension Partnership to streamline their restaurants' kitchens. The owners hope to improve wait times and customer service with the new layouts they've been devising.
Are the state's regulations for obtaining a liquor license too prohibitive to new restauranteurs? The owner of the Range Cafe says so. Apparently, the number of “dispenser licenses” allowed are limited according to population, meaning a new one hasn't been sold since 1982. Most new places have to buy an existing one from a private owner.
When In Doubt: Pizza
M'tucci's Italian Market & Pizzeria (6001 Winter Haven NW) recently rebranded itself to focus on … you guessed it … pizza. Because God knows we don't have enough pizza joints in ABQ.
Medical Advice: Coals to Newcastle
Some doctors are saying you should be careful with all those charcoal supplements that are so popular these days. They say that outside of hospitals using it for cases of poisoning, there isn't much in the way of actual scientific study proving the claims being made by supplement companies. So think twice before you reach for that charcoal lemonade (gross).