All the Best Food News for Albuquerque and Beyond
Zullo’s Italian Bistro is set to open this spring in the old Blackbird Bouvette location (509 Central Ave. NW) in downtown Albuquerque. Zullo’s will feature traditional Italian dishes and a full liquor license.
Tractor Brewing Company in Albuquerque and Bathtub Row Brewing Co-op in Los Alamos took home first and second place respectively at The New Mexico Brewers Guild’s Stout Invitational.
The New Mexico Environmental Department has extended servesafe/food handler certification compliance deadlines for the state, excluding Albuquerque and Bernalillo County. The extension grants a full additional year to March 1, 2018. This is the second extension of this type for this legislation.
Senator George Muñoz (Dem., Gallup) proposed a state tax on junk food at gas stations and grocery stores. The proposed tax in SB416 would impose a just-over 7 percent hike in prices.
Bocadillos chef Marie Yniguez will appear on Food Network’s “Chopped” on Tuesday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m.