Alibi V.24 No.27 • July 2-8, 2015 
Walt Witman

A Drinkable Feast

True Independence Day

Celebrate Walt Whitman with these verdant offerings of food and drink

Get slaked on the fourth by reading the founder of American poetry, drinking an American stout (or a dark lager variant) and eating a spicy roast beef sandwich.
Redundant Salad

Flash in the Pan

The Redundant Salad

Double up on flavors for surprising results

Multiple versions of similar elements of flavor can interact in concert, blending so smoothly with one another that the lines between them merge into a continuum of flavor.

Chowtown Restaurant Guide

When I lived in Chicago and biked around all winter, I learned firsthand how much a stiff drink can warm the cockles of your heart even on the coldest day. A shot of whiskey brings color to the cheeks, calms the chattering teeth and makes the ride back home through the slushy streets seem a little less daunting. Though winter in Albuquerque is a lot less traumatic, there are still moments when we need a warming draught to get ourselves through. Here are a few places we turn to for that tonic on a cold night.