Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Raw feeds on Downtown scene.(Venue)

Byline: Kelly Koepke FOR THE Journal

Appetizers available, but food and service uneven

Raw used to be a restaurant serving sushi at Fourth and Central Downtown. Now it's more bar than eatery, more a place to grab a light evening snack while enjoying the burgeoning street scene along Albuquerque's main corridor rather than somewhere to have a full meal.

The focus is on the post-dinner club scene with disc jockeys spinning tunes several nights a week. The reconfigured interior space has no tables, an open area for dancing and window ledges for perching. Eating and imbibing occur mostly outside now, either on the narrow patio fronting Central, or the larger one along Fourth. …

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