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The Indy Endorsement: The Buffalo Chicken Sandwich at Delicatesse

The Indy Endorsement: The Buffalo Chicken Sandwich at Delicatesse

Friday, January 23, 2015  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Buffalo Chicken Sandwich

Where: Delicatesse, 117 La Plaza, Palm Springs

How much: $7.95

Contact: 760-300-3601; www.psdelicatesse.com

Why: It’s spicy, fresh and delicious.

My, how time flies.

I’ve been intrigued by Delicatesse, located in downtown Palm Springs’ La Plaza, ever since it opened. I looove go...

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Sniff the Cap: Drinking With the Top 20

Sniff the Cap: Drinking With the Top 20

Friday, January 16, 2015  |  Deidre Pike

A bright pink sky glows over trees and rooftops west of Berkeley. In our glasses glows the 2011 Boneshaker zinfandel—a relic of Lodi’s now-closed Cycles Gladiator Wines.

I’m visiting a friend, and she’s enjoying the Boneshaker. She almost always likes zinfandel. I note the grape’s plebian heritage. T...

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Chef to the Presidents: Meet Palm Springs' Tom Hogan, Who Has Cooked for Five Leaders of the Free World

Chef to the Presidents: Meet Palm Springs' Tom Hogan, Who Has Cooked for Five Leaders of the Free World

Monday, January 12, 2015  |  Brane Jevric

At 6 foot 5 inches tall, chef Tom Hogan stands above the crowd.

His stature doesn’t just involve his height. He stands out because he’s cooked for five presidents: Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. That’s quite a resume for a chef who calls the desert home,...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Torinese Sandwich from the Real Italian Deli

The Indy Endorsement: The Torinese Sandwich from the Real Italian Deli

Thursday, January 08, 2015  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Torinise Sandwich

Where: The Real Italian Deli, 100 S. Sunrise Way, Suite B, Palm Springs; also at 44795 San Pablo Avenue, No. 1, Palm Desert

How much: $7.99

Contact: 760-325-3800 (Palm Springs); 760-836-1493 (Palm Desert); facebook.com/therealitaliandeli

Why: The yummy ingredients—especially the br...

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Restaurant News Bites: The Sad Saga of The River; a Crippling Fire at Bernie's; and Much, Much More!

Restaurant News Bites: The Sad Saga of The River; a Crippling Fire at Bernie's; and Much, Much More!

Monday, December 29, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

A Bad Month for The River: Acqua Pazza, Tulip Hill Winery Close Their Doors

To say December was a terrible month for food and drink at The River—the Rancho Mirage shopping center, located at 71800 Highway 111, described as “the premier destination for food, fashion and fun” on its website —is a bit of ...

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The Beer Goddess: A Sudsy Look Back at the Year That Was 2014—and a Look Ahead to 2015

The Beer Goddess: A Sudsy Look Back at the Year That Was 2014—and a Look Ahead to 2015

Friday, December 19, 2014  |  Erin Peters

It’s time to take a look back at another glorious year for the craft beer industry. The year that was 2014 wasn’t just great for beer; it was a push-the-envelope, challenge-the-palate, variety-exploding year.

In November, there were more than 3,200 breweries in the United States, with more than 2,000...

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