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Well Red: An Interview With Christina Hammond, the National Sales Director for Red Car Wine

Well Red: An Interview With Christina Hammond, the National Sales Director for Red Car Wine

Tuesday, March 28, 2017  |  Christine Soto

Selling wine is not for the faint of heart. The travel schedule is grueling; the competition is fierce; and the customer base varies wildly—from masters of wine to … well, the uninformed.

However, Christina Hammond makes it looks easy. She shows up energetically to dozens of appointments and tastings...

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Restaurant News Bites: DAP's Dining Out for Life; Introducing Truss and Twine; and Tons More!

Restaurant News Bites: DAP's Dining Out for Life; Introducing Truss and Twine; and Tons More!

Monday, March 27, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

Dining Out for Life Benefits the Desert AIDS Project on Thursday, April 27

Dining Out for Life day is one of my favorite days of the year. Why, you ask? Well, when else can you eat at one or two (or, uh, like seven?) of many, many Coachella Valley restaurants—and say you’re doing so not due to glutto...

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On Cocktails: Tips and Tricks on How to Make the Most of Your Bar Experience, No Matter Where You Are

On Cocktails: Tips and Tricks on How to Make the Most of Your Bar Experience, No Matter Where You Are

Friday, March 17, 2017  |  Kevin Carlow

It’s time to take a break from walking around town, grabbing drinks at local establishments and pontificating. Instead, let’s talk cocktails and cocktail culture for a bit!

Tipplers of all types can enhance nights on the town by being savvy about what to expect from an establishment. How do you know ...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Philadelphia-Style Cheesesteak at Apong's Philly Steak

The Indy Endorsement: The Philadelphia-Style Cheesesteak at Apong's Philly Steak

Wednesday, March 15, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Philadelphia-style cheesesteak

Where: Apong’s Philly Steak, 68444 Perez Road, Cathedral City

How much: $8.49

Contact: 760-770-0229; www.apongsphillysteak.com

Why: It’s delicious simplicity.

I walked up to the counter at Apong’s Philly Steak, and I was greeted by a smiling employee. I told him I wante...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Ahi Nachos at Moxie Palm Springs

The Indy Endorsement: The Ahi Nachos at Moxie Palm Springs

Wednesday, March 08, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The ahi nachos

Where: Moxie Palm Springs, 262 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

How much: $15

Contact: 760-318-9900; www.moxiepalmsprings.com

Why: It’s a big plate of yumminess.

It was Saturday, and we’d had a late and rather massive lunch. When dinnertime came around, we weren’t all that hungry; we wan...

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Well Red: An Interview With Vince Calcagno, Co-Owner of Joey Palm Springs

Well Red: An Interview With Vince Calcagno, Co-Owner of Joey Palm Springs

Friday, February 24, 2017  |  Christine Soto

When you think of good wine, what comes to mind? A sit-down restaurant? A white tablecloth? A fancy bottle pulled from a cellar for a special occasion?

This is an outdated way of thinking: More and more, good wine isn’t limited to just high-end places or special occasions. For example, someone may no...

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