Alibi V.26 No.21 • May 25-31, 2017 

Food News

Lucky Food

Multibillion-dollar food distribution company Shamrock Foods announced this week that it has purchased Albuquerque-based Dee's FoodService. Shamrock said the deal will expand its reach in New Mexico and west Texas.


Blake's Lotaburger is opening its 75th location this month. The new Farmington restaurant will also be sporting a brand new design that includes a dining room that seats 58 people.

Work Makes Us Tired

Pasión Latin Fusion (722 Lomas NW) officially shut down its restaurant this week. The good news is, they will continue catering. The owner cited “grueling hours” as one reason for the change.

Nickel and Diming

Fred Nathan, the executive director of Think New Mexico spoke out this week against the food tax. Hear what he had to say.

Ah, The French

French restaurant chain La Madeleine is opening its first New Mexico location in Uptown ABQ next to the Uptown Target store. Construction is slated to end in early September.

That's Not What Mugs Are For

You can thank Pinterest for starting the “food mug” craze. That's when you put ingredients in a mug and microwave it for an instant treat. But can you do it with pizza? (My heart says, “No.”)