Seriously, keep your leftovers from Kyana's Kitchen
By Maggie Grimason
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.
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.
I can guarantee you that every barista who has ever served you a latte also has a screenplay or a band or an Etsy business on the side. They’re typically a creative bunch. Which is why it’s no surprise that an art form has sprung up around latte-making, and competitions have sprung up around that art form. This Saturday, Nov. 24, head to Prismatic Coffee to see competitors from all over the state serve up their prettiest latte foam creations at their third annual Latte Art Throwdown. Food is served at 6:30pm, and the competition goes from 7 to 9:30pm. This event is free and open to the public.
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.