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Table Talk

Downtown Silver City's Shevek & Co. restaurant celebrates its 11th anniversary this month on Sept. 8. Also this month, at 6:30 p.m. on Sept. 21, a special wine-tasting dinner will feature the flavors of North Africa; six courses of regional fare will be paired with Mediterranean wines. 602 N. Bullard St., 534-9168, silver-eats.com.

Also downtown, Three Dogs Coffeehouse is now serving lunch, featuring local organic produce, and pizza. Hours are Monday-Friday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., until 4 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. on Sunday. Pizza by the slice is available after 11 a.m. 503 N. Bullard St., 388-1639.

The grand opening for Tre Rosat Café in its new location (reviewed in our August issue) will be Sept. 7, with music by the String Beans from 9-11 p.m. With the transition from its “soft opening,” the restaurant will now be open for lunch as well as dinner. 304 N. Bullard St., 654-4919, www.trerosat.com.

Little Toad Creek Inn & Tavern in Lake Roberts will have a Labor Day party with live music on Sept. 1. New fall hours are Thurs.-Fri. 5-9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m.-9 p.m. and Sun. 9 a.m.-7 p.m. The tavern is open Mon.-Sat. 12-9 p.m. Weekday breakfast is available by appointment. 1122 Hwy. 35, 536-9649, www.littletoadcreek.com.

Longtime Las Cruces chef and food writer Lynn Nusom has died, and his chef's kitchen in Hillsboro has closed.



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