Get Royally MIXed on Thursday, May 17, at The PALACE RESTAURANT & SALOON!

Mad, Bad and Dangerous-to-know Chef JOSEPH WREDE will be rocking smash sliders on the gratis grill in the outdoor courtyard and the kitchen staff will be cranking out culinary concoctions like Mezcal Chocolate dollops and other craziness.

DJ FLOBUG will have beats at your back, your front and everywhere in between.

CHRISTINE WILTSHIRE and the Saloon savants will be MIXologizing a creative list of cocktails with character…and will be happy to pour a FREE red wine, white wine or weather-beating WATERMELON MARGARITA, customized for your gorgeous gullet.

Of course in order to nab that FREE drink, you’ll need to fill out a quick survey (either at the door or ahead of time at

AND you’ll get to cast your WOODEN NICKEL vote for CROWD FAVORITE among the selected finalists in the $10,000 BizMIX business plan challenge. Who’s got the bangin’est, biggest, boldest idea for a new venture in the City Different?–You decide!

The entire SWANK saloon, POSH dining room and UNCORKED Courtyard is giving way to MIX for one night only and it is going to be EXTRA LARGE and distinctly ROYAL.

As always MIX is a private party and YOU are invited. Special Thanks to The Palace Restaurant & Saloon, regular sponsors Santa Fe Reporter,, BLU102 and all of the fabulous BizMIX sponsors: Santa Fe Chamber of Commerce, Santa Fe Economic Development, La Fonda Hotel, Hotel Santa Fe, New Mexico Bank & Trust, Santa Fe Community Foundation, Sommer Udall Sutin, Phase One Ventures, Northern New Mexico Connect, Santa Fe Business Incubator and Century Bank

But most of all, thanks to all of YOU who keep turning out, turning it up and making MIX your own.