Alibi V.27 No.23 • June 7-13, 2018 
Jessica O'Brien mixes up a custom cocktail for her Monday night pop-up

Cocktail Culture

Making Drinks with Mass Appeal

Jessica O’Brien makes weekly cocktail masterpieces at Sister

Weekly Alibi met up with Jessica O’Brien to chat about her creative process and the critical recognition she’s gotten for her drinks.
The New Farm

Book Review

Finding Success on The New Farm

A memoir of a (profitable) organic farm

In The New Farm, Brent Preston gives his account of moving out to the country to start a farm, doing it successfully and creating a model that could help countless other small farmers build their business.
Jessica O’Brien’s drink inspired by the first rain
Jessica O’Brien

Try This at Home

After the Rain

Jessica O’Brien’s monsoon season cocktail

After the Rain came from the Jayo’s Cocktail Pop-Up on May 21, when we got our first monsoon of the season.
Photo courtesy of La Luna Bakery

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The Itis

CBD-Infused Dinner

CBD has become a homeopathic miracle drug for not only the 505, but for a lot of folks in this country. For those suffering from anxiety, it's like all-natural Xanax. Experiencing pain? It can be more useful than ibuprofen and lidocaine. Its uses barely scratch the surface in this little blurb. La Luna Bakery and Café hosts its first CBD-infused dinner to show off the vastness of what can be done with this phenomenon. On Wednesday, Dec. 19 from 6 to 10pm the bakery, who are active members of the James Beard Foundation, partner with ABQ Barkeeps and Chef Robin Valdez for a four-course, medicated masterpiece. Those 18 and over can purchase a ticket for $75 and enjoy a full spectrum of flavors, not only in the thoughtfully prepared food, but from the delectably curated terpenes in each dish. The evening isn't complete without CBD-infused cocktails and dessert. While eating and chilling, receive some knowledge from Nature's CBD and Oils as they provide an education workshop during the meal.
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Holly Jolly Chocolate and Booze

Chocolate and Cocktail Pairing with Chocolate Dude

Cocktail masters chose the perfect drinks to pair with the delicious, artisanal and local chocolates for the holiday season.
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Dining in a Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland Immersive Dinner

Celebrate the holidays with an immersive experience and a winter-themed, multi-course culinary masterpiece by Taste Boutique Catering. Reservations required.
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Chowtown Restaurant Guide

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.