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Restaurant News Bites: Dish Wants Your Help With a Move; Johannes Turns 15; and Much, Much More!

Restaurant News Bites: Dish Wants Your Help With a Move; Johannes Turns 15; and Much, Much More!

Monday, July 28, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

Dish Creative Cuisine Using Kickstarter to Help With Move

Dish Creative Cuisine, the Cathedral City restaurant that made waves with its upscale modern food and tasty amuse-bouche offerings over the last two years, is moving to downtown Palm Springs—and the restaurant’s owner is asking for the public’...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Slider Sampler at Woody's Burgers

The Indy Endorsement: The Slider Sampler at Woody's Burgers

Thursday, July 24, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Slider Sampler

Where: Woody’s Burgers, 317 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

How much: $10.50

Contact: 760-230-0188; woodysburgersps.com

Why: Variety is the spice of life.

Sometimes, you don’t want to make a choice—and when it comes to burgers, Woody’s makes life a little easier on indecisive diners...

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The Beer Goddess: A New TV Show Combines Great Chefs, Amazing Ingredients and Fantastic Brews

The Beer Goddess: A New TV Show Combines Great Chefs, Amazing Ingredients and Fantastic Brews

Monday, July 21, 2014  |  Erin Peters

There’s been a paradigm shift regarding what we pair with elevated cuisine, and how we pair it. Luckily for us, these pairings now often include craft beer.

Because there are more ingredients to play with in beer than wine, there’s more room for flavor and experimentation. The marriage of craft beer ...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Cheese Danish at Villa Bakery

The Indy Endorsement: The Cheese Danish at Villa Bakery

Friday, July 18, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The cheese Danish

Where: Villa Bakery, 67470 Ramon Road, Cathedral City

How much: 80 cents

Contact: 760-322-5701

Why: It’s flaky, sweet, cheesy and generally delicious.

Sometimes, good things can result when bad things happen.

I was driving down Ramon Road recently when I saw that someone had kicked or p...

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Sniff the Cap: Life Inside and Around an Italian Grape

Sniff the Cap: Life Inside and Around an Italian Grape

Wednesday, July 09, 2014  |  Deidre Pike

We are in a grape.

Dave and I are in the grape—yes, you heard me right. It's a contemporary wonder of Italian architecture called The Acino, named after an Italian word for grape. We’re looking through its translucent ethylene skin at a steady rain drizzling over acres and acres of Piedmont-region wine...

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Restaurant News Bites: The Hacienda Offers Tastes From Santa Fe; Summer Specials; and Much More!

Restaurant News Bites: The Hacienda Offers Tastes From Santa Fe; Summer Specials; and Much More!

Friday, June 27, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

Hacienda Cantina and Beach Club Offers a Taste of Santa Fe

Last month in this space, we wrote these somewhat prophetic words about the Hacienda Cantina and Beach Club, at 1555 S. Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs (emphasis newly added): “ If everything goes according to plan , the Hacienda … will quiet...

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