LRG Hosts First Tuesday Breakfast June 6

LRG News:

Lab retirees (and potential retirees) are invited to drop in at the LRG monthly breakfast between the hours of 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 6 at the Morning Glory Restaurant, 1377 Diamond Drive across from Los Alamos High School.

Morning Glory serves a full breakfast and pastries.

Retirees buy their breakfast; LRG will pay for coffee or tea.

Contact sgirard@losalamos.com or 505.672.3497 for more information. More information about the LRG can be found here. Read More

DPLA Honors Eric Vasquez With Prestigious 2023 JFK Award

Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver presents Eric Vasquez with the 2023 JFK Award on behalf of the DPLA at the JFK Dinner Saturday evening at Pig+Fig Café in White Rock. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com

2023 JFK Award recipient Eric Vasquez celebrates his award with his wife, New Mexico Commissioner of Public Lands Stephanie Garcia Richard Saturday evening at Pig+Fig Café in White Rock. Courtesy photo

Gathered to honor 2023 JFK Award recipient Eric Vasquez, from left, DPLA Chair Andrea Determan, Vasquez, Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver, Land Commissioner Stephanie Read More

Los Alamos Co-op Hosts Summer Kick-Off BBQ May 25


Co-Op News:

Celebrate summer at the Co-op!

Join the Los Alamos Co-op Market for good food, music, games and raffle prizes at their Summer Kick-Off BBQ 3-7 p.m. Thursday, May 25.

Enjoy a Sweetgrass grass-fed burger, brat or veggie burger with your choice of a side salad for $10.

Bathtub Row Brewing Company will have beer and wine for purchase.

Enter their raffle to win a Rancher’s Select Box from Sweetgrass Cooperative filled with 25 pounds of grassfed beef cuts (steaks, roasts and ground beef). Read More

Native American Hoop Dancer To Perform At BESC Monday

A 3.5-year-old Native American Hoop Dancer will perform at noon on Monday at the Betty Ehart Senior Center (BESC). Zayden and his Grandmother Carla Jaramillo have just returned from the 2023 New Mexico Pow Wow and will grace BESC with their time. Courtesy photo


The Betty Ehart Senior Center will celebrate its 25th birthday on May 1. May the first is also the kickoff to Older Americans Month and of course May Day is a day to celebrate National Workers.

The day will begin at 10 a.m. with a community resource fair and some craft booth. The day will include a FREE lunch for members 60 and over with Read More

Scenes Of Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard Addressing State Convention Of League Of Women Voters

New Mexico Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard addresses the State Convention of the League of Women Voters held Saturday evening at Pig & Fig Café in White Rock. Courtesy photo

Land Commissioner Stephanie Garcia Richard, center, addressed the State Convention of the League of Women Voters held Saturday evening at Pig & Fig Café in White Rock. Pictured with Garcia Richard are Pig & Fig Café owner Laura Crucet in red chef’s attire and a representative to convention from Los Alamos, Karyl Ann Armbruster. Courtesy photo Read More

Food Depot Reaches Milestone Supporting Hunger-Relief

Luis and Frances Atencio. Courtesy/Food Depot


SANTA FE — The Food Depot is grateful and honored for the continued support of the Atencio family, owners of local El Parasol and El Paragua restaurants.

The family recently reached the $100,000 mark of donations to The Food Depot and supporting hunger relief in northern New Mexico. 

“Through the extreme ups and downs of the last decade, the Atencio family has continued to give, even during an incredibly challenging time for restaurants and their family business. It especially warms my heart when a long-standing, local business Read More

Pig+Fig Cafe: Juan Gil Spanish Wine Dinner Sunday April 23


Pig + Fig Cafe News:

Join Pig+Fig Café as they ‘explore the beautiful Spanish wines from the Juan Gil Family Estates’ at 5 p.m. Sunday, April 23.

The ‘Juan Gil Spanish Wine Dinner’ will feature six wines, five courses, $125 per person. Seating is limited | for reservations, email: pigandfigcafe@gmail.com

Reception Wine

2021 O Fillo da Condesa Albarino, Rias Baixas, Spain

  • First Plate
    Crispy salt cod fritters, grilled marinated artichokes, romesco sauce

    2021 Bodegas Shaya Verdejo, Rueda, Spain
  • Second Plate
    Salad of piquillo peppers, heirloom tomatoes, manzanilla
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On The Job In Los Alamos: Alejandra Lerma At El Parasol

On the job in Los Alamos is cashier Alejandra Lerma welcoming customers Thursday at the El Parasol drive-thru window at 1903 Central Ave. She has worked at El Parasol for 3.5 years. El Parasol has locations in Española,  Española North, Pojoaque, Santa Fe Cerrillos Road and Santa Fe South, all of which are on the State of New Mexico’s Green Chile Cheese Burger Trail. For hours, menu and other information, click here. Photo by Carol A. Clark/ladailypost.com Read More

Liddie’s Traditional New Mexican Dishes: Chaquewe With Red Chile

Video showing how to prepare Chaquewe with Red Chile. Video by Liddie Martinez

Española Valley

With Holy Week here, some of my favorite dishes are beginning to make their annual appearance at my dinner table with much fanfare. My Aunt Pauline came over to visit this past weekend and we were talking about all the delicious foods our moms and grandmas used to make like panocha, alverjón maduro and torta de huevo. It was always a delight to help in the kitchen as these dishes graced our tables but once a year and the opportunity to watch a master making each dish was a rare occasion that Read More

Mesa Public Library To Host Talk By Creators Of The Official Cookbook Of Chile Pepper Institute April 13

Mesa Public Library News:

Mesa Public Library is hosting a virtual author talk 7-8 p.m. April 13 with the creators of The Official Cookbook of the Chile Pepper Institute, Paul Bosland and Wendy Hamilton, livestreaming from Las Cruces.

This program is ideal for foodies and those who want to learn more about New Mexico’s most beloved and versatile food: the chile pepper.

New Mexico State University’s world-famous Chile Pepper Institute is the only organization devoted entirely to the study, cultivation and enjoyment of the world’s favorite fiery fruit. This new book is a guide to cooking with Read More