Monthly Archives: June 2011

Papa Murphy’s Plans Albuquerque Expansion

June 29, 2011 Vancouver, Wash.-based Papa Murphy’s Take ‘n Bake claims to have  six locations in Albuquerque (actually, Urbanspoon lists ten locations). According to officials, its newest Albuquerque location will be at 8631 Golf Course Rd. NW, and will open … Continue reading

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Lemon Ricotta Oat Bran Galette (Dukan)

Lemon Ricotta Oat Bran Galette Oat bran is a key element in the Dukan diet. It can be challenging to find ways to make this stuff palatable. This light and easy pancake is a tasty way to eat your oat … Continue reading

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Food Blogger Jailed in Taiwan

Blogger Jailed Over Critical Restaurant Review “The judge said the blogger should not have criticized the restaurant’s food as ‘too salty’ in general, because she had eaten dried noodles and two side dishes.” The Taichung branch of Taiwan High Court … Continue reading

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Saffron Tiger (Westside)

Saffron Tiger has just opened a new location near Corrales, just down the road from my house. The first location is on Paseo del Norte. The new location is in the space vacated by India Palace when they closed their … Continue reading

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Artichoke Cafe

Poetry on a Plate… September 04, 2009 In New Mexico, every now and then you should eschew our wonderful chile-based cuisine and reach for the sky. Last night we celebrated my wife’s birthday anniversary with such a reach at the … Continue reading

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Nicky V’s Garners GACC Award

Nicole Villareal said: “I was at the Greater Albuquerque Chamber of Commerce earlier today [June 23] to accept award for “Best Small Business 2011” on behalf of Nicky V’s Pizzeria. For Nicky V’s to be recognized at this level is … Continue reading

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Rio Rancho Pork & Brew

8th Annual Pork & Brew State BBQ Championship Rio Rancho’s 8th annual Pork & Brew! Sponsored by the Rio Rancho Convention and Visitors Bureau & fully sanctioned by the Kansas City BBQ Society. Complete with a BBQ cookoff, plenty of … Continue reading

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Civil Dining?

Is there hope for Albuquerque? What is Civil Dining? Inspired by the work of P.M. Forni, the director of the Johns Hopkins Civility Initiative and, in particular, his book Choosing Civility, Civil Dining is an ongoing discussion that will culminate … Continue reading

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