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Restaurant News Bites: Kerry Simon Moves to the Hard Rock; Cactusberry Gets a Makeover; a New Purple Room Menu; and Much More!

Restaurant News Bites: Kerry Simon Moves to the Hard Rock; Cactusberry Gets a Makeover; a New Purple Room Menu; and Much More!

Monday, August 25, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

Hard Rock Replaces Sessions With Simon Kitchen + Bar

Another celebrity chef is coming to the Coachella Valley.

Simon Kitchen + Bar, a restaurant under the direction of Kerry Simon, is slated to open in mid-September at the Hard Rock, located at 150 S. Indian Canyon Drive, in Palm Springs. It’s replaci...

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The Beer Goddess: What Are the Area's Three Local Breweries Up To These Days?

The Beer Goddess: What Are the Area's Three Local Breweries Up To These Days?

Friday, August 22, 2014  |  Erin Peters

Back when Palm Springs was a frequent destination for the truly hip, Frank Sinatra would hoist his Jack Daniel’s flag on the pole in his luxurious Movie Colony neighborhood. It was like a smoke signal to Frank’s cohorts—it was cocktail hour.

Today, the Coachella Valley is once again becoming a freque...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Dragon Roll With the All-You-Can-Eat Sushi at Dragon Sushi

The Indy Endorsement: The Dragon Roll With the All-You-Can-Eat Sushi at Dragon Sushi

Friday, August 22, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Dragon Roll with the all-you-can-eat sushi at Dragon Sushi

Where: Dragon Sushi, 68369 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Cathedral City; also at 82451 Highway 111, No. 103, Indio

How much: $22.99 for lunch; $27.99 for dinner

Contact: (760) 321-5935; www.facebook.com/pages/Dragon-sushi/194086770616660

Why: A vari...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Blistered Shishito Peppers at Appetito

The Indy Endorsement: The Blistered Shishito Peppers at Appetito

Friday, August 15, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Blistered Shishito Peppers

Where: Appetito Cal-Italian Deli, 1700 S. Camino Real, No. 2, Palm Springs

How much: $4.95

Contact: 760-327-1929; appetitodeli.com

Why: They’re an example of delicious simplicity—with a side of adventure.

Appetito opened earlier this year in the long-vacant space in the Kof...

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Sniff the Cap: Wine, Lennon and Song at Rose and Buster's in Yucca Valley

Sniff the Cap: Wine, Lennon and Song at Rose and Buster's in Yucca Valley

Monday, August 11, 2014  |  Deidre Pike

Desert dwellers crave wine.

Rose Baker and her husband, Buster, suspected as much when they envisioned a wine bar in Yucca Valley.

The venue is no slick wine-country rip-off.

Rose and Buster’s Wine Tasting Room  sports an eclectic vibe the couple calls “cowboy feng shui”—with Buddhas, cactus, dream catc...

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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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