Alibi V.27 No.31 • Aug 2-8, 2018
Restaurant Review On the Road Again El Vado offers a wide variety of eats and drinks Plucked from the bulldozer's path and renovated to a high shine, the El Vado is a proud piece of once-crumbling Route-66-era Americana, with many casual dining options.
Robin Babb Eat Your History N.M. Route 66 Eats Classic diners on the Mother Road In honor of the recent reopening of the El Vado Motel, a little bit of Albuquerque Route 66 history, Robin Babb talks about some of the quality eats and drinks that exist along the historic Route 66 in New Mexico to this day.
Know Your Ingredients What is coconut sugar? And why is everyone obsessed with it? Coconut sugar is the latest to get the coconut product spotlight, and thus a lot of varying opinions and incongruous facts have been thrown around about it. Here's a little primer on this alternative sweetener. Food French Night: Vive le Québec et la Poutine Wednesday, Aug 15: 5:40-7pm Casa Rondena Winery
Practice French conversation skills, vocabulary, pronunciation and culture for all experience levels. Enjoy music, light snacks and the first glass of wine included with admission.
Food Julia Child Birthday Wine Dinner Wednesday, Aug 15: 6pm Frenchish
Modern renditions of classic Julia Child recipes by Chef Jennifer James are paired with incredible French wines from Souther Glazer. Duck a l'orange, sole meuniere and more.
Food ¡Salud y Sabor! Cuba and Apples and Melons Thursday, Aug 16: 5:30pm National Hispanic Cultural Center
Gather for cooking demonstrations with fresh, local ingredients, activities for kids and adults, health screenings and live entertainment with an emphasis placed on exploring traditional Hispanic dishes.
Food Bosque Chile Festival Saturday, Aug 18: 10am National Hispanic Cultural Center
Entertainment, educational sessions, food trucks, beer and wine, artisans, chile roasting, chef demos and more.
Food Lavender Delights Afternoon Tea Sunday, Aug 19: 1-2:30pm Fragrant Leaf Tea Boutique
A lovely afternoon with a three-course afternoon tea showcasing fragrant and savory lavender, accompanied by two teas.
• Salsa Dance Party!!! 8.18.2018