Read the headlines on CNN, The Drudge Report, MSNBC … and it will send you running for the hills with your shotgun and a suitcase of money. But with all the financial panic, high seas piracy, and new cabinet appointments, I was pleased to see that we in Albuquerque still know REAL news when we read it. This morning’s Albuquerque Journal’ headline put a smile on my face:
Mayor Reverses Ban on Posole
Journal Staff Writer
Praise the Lord and pass the posole.
Parishioners at St. Francis Xavier Church won’t have to eat the canned stuff after all when they honor Our Lady of Guadalupe on Dec. 14, city officials assured them Wednesday.
Mayor Martin Chávez told church leaders that parishioners can take their homemade posole, menudo, tamales and bizcochitos to church as they have for 84 years.
Chávez also ordered up a steaming bowl of revisions to city law — changes that will allow churches and other groups to serve homemade dishes without violating city food-handling laws…