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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...
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...
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 ...
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...
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...
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This is an outdated way of thinking: More and more, good wine isn’t limited to just high-end places or special occasions.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...