Scarpas Brick Oven Pizza – Albuquerque, New Mexico (CLOSED)

In another review, I discussed the debate concerning pizza by the slice versus pizza by the pie.  That debate is tepid in its intensity compared to the debate between proponents of thin-crust and aficionados of thick crust–and we’re not talking about gourmet pizza (which is typically thin) versus deep dish pizza, not to mention New…

Great Fortune Chinese Restaurant – Albuquerque, New Mexico (CLOSED)

According to the Chinese Restaurant News, a respected trade publication, there are now approximately 36,000 Chinese restaurants in America.  That’s nearly three times as many Chinese restaurants as there are McDonald’s franchises.  That’s more than the number of McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Burger King franchises combined. No longer considered exotic, Chinese restaurants are part of the…