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Coachella Valley’s 100-plus-degree thirsty season continues well into September, so there’s no better time than now to review new and returning classic summer craft beers that can quench our thirst—in the most delicious way possible.
Almanac Dogpatch Sour: I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again : S...
The whole mess started, as far as we can figure, when somebody walking by Oscar’s Café and Bar noticed the restaurant had posted its recent “C” rating from the Riverside County Department of Environmental Health, as required. He or she took a photo, and then posted it on Facebook.
After that, things ...
What: The Cubano With Tomato Soup
Where: Zobö and Meester’s, 68703 Perez Road, No. A1, Cathedral City
How Much: $7.99
Contact: 760-832-6104; www.zamgrill.com
Why: It’s comforting and delicious.
The invitation came via email on a Saturday. Bart and Carmen wanted to let me know they’d just opened a new restaura...
What: The Wok-Fired Jasmine Rice With Lemongrass Pork
Where: Pho 533, 1775 E. Palm Canyon Drive, No. 625, Palm Springs
How Much: $13
Contact: 760-778-6595; pho533palmsprings.com
Why: It tastes even better than it looks.
It’s a good-news, bad-news kind of a situation that we have here.
The good news: Pho 533, a ...
Weather report for a dry, summer Friday afternoon in the Temecula Valley: Sunny, light wind, temps in the 90s. A group of visitors to the Frangipani Estate Winery wander outside with glasses of the 2013 Estate Grenache Rosé ($20).
It’s a bone-dry rosé, as tasting-room manager Nick Tavizon describes it....
When the Summer Closure Becomes a Permanent Closure
I may have been one of Margaritas ’ final customers.
We decided to go the restaurant, located at Avenida Caballeros and Tahquitz Canyon Way in Palm Springs, for dinner on Sunday, June 28. We couldn’t decide what we wanted, and since Margaritas offered ...