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 Nov 8 - 14, 2018
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Restaurant Review

La Belle Vie!

P’tit Louis Bistro sends you to Paris for a night

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If you prefer traditional French over more experimental fusion or updated takes on the cuisine, then you'll find plenty to love at P'tit Louis Bistro.

Making pesto in Liguria, Italy
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Food on Film

“Salt Fat Acid Heat”

Samin Nosrat invites you to her table

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In no way is Samin Nosrat’s new Netflix miniseries “Salt Fat Acid Heat” an overtly political show, but you wouldn’t know that by reading the reviews.

Oolong tea, made the right way
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Weekly Specials

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Get involved in your local food scene, because it becomes that much better when we’re all taking part. You can start by checking out these events this week.

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The Birb-reakfast Club

Birds and Breakfast

By Valerie Serna
Good morning, sunshine! Time to put on the coffee and slap some bacon and eggs in a pan. You know what could spice up this morning routine? Other than literal spices? Birds! Put that turkey bacon down, we're talking about the local bird population at Valle de Oro National Wildlife Refuge. This Saturday Nov. 17, Friends of the refuge are hosting Birds and Breakfast from 8 to 11am. Enjoy a catered lunch in the refuge education portable (nostalgic!) before heading out to do some bird watching in the bosque. Only have lame human eyes that can't see very far and limited knowledge? No worries, binoculars and field guides are provided at no extra charge to this already free and all ages event.
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Doughnut/Donut: The Grey/Gray of the Food World

Doughtnut, Donut Masterclass

By Robin Babb
Have you ever wanted to make your own doughnuts, but been (understandably) intimidated by the huge vats of boiling oil involved? The folks at The Specialty Shop want to ease your fears. Head there this Saturday, Nov. 17, for their doughnut/donut masterclass, where students learn how to make the old fashioned fried doughnuts as well as biscuit donuts, cake donuts and jelly-filled doughnuts. There are two classes: one from 10:30am to 12:30pm, and another from 2 to 4pm. Don’t worry, there are plenty of samples to fill up on during and after. The class costs $25 per person, and you can make your reservation by calling 266-1212.
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More Food Events

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.

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