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Restaurant News Bites: Introducing Pho Lan; a Benefit for Meals on Wheels at the Hacienda; a New Chef at the Viceroy; and Much More!

Restaurant News Bites: Introducing Pho Lan; a Benefit for Meals on Wheels at the Hacienda; a New Chef at the Viceroy; and Much More!

Monday, October 27, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

New: Pho Lan Vietnamese Restaurant

Pho Lan Vietnamese Restaurant has opened at 330 N. Palm Canyon Drive, in the downtown Palm Springs space occupied until recently by Kimy Sushi.

While we have not yet had a chance to check out Pho Lan, the restaurant’s Facebook page offers some details about the place: ...

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The Indy Endorsement: Seafood Thursday Dinner at the Potrero Canyon Buffet at Morongo

The Indy Endorsement: Seafood Thursday Dinner at the Potrero Canyon Buffet at Morongo

Friday, October 24, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: Seafood Thursday Dinner at the Potrero Canyon Buffet

Where: Morongo Casino Resort and Spa, 49500 Seminole Drive, Cabazon

How much: $22.95 with a players’ club card

Contact: 800-252-4499; www.morongocasinoresort.com

Why: You can pig out on crab or dessert or shrimp or whatever else.

I grew up in Nevada, a...

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The Beer Goddess: The Props and Hops Craft Beer Festival Merges Brews and Flying—Literally!

The Beer Goddess: The Props and Hops Craft Beer Festival Merges Brews and Flying—Literally!

Friday, October 24, 2014  |  Erin Peters

The weather is starting to cool down in the Coachella Valley—so it’s a perfect time to explore what the craft-beer industry has to offer at local beer festivals. They are the perfect place to experiment, meet fellow craft-beer enthusiasts and even get involved in the community!

For the third year, th...

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Sniff the Cap: It's Time to Go Clubbin'

Sniff the Cap: It's Time to Go Clubbin'

Wednesday, October 15, 2014  |  Deidre Pike

I’ve mentioned wine clubs to folks who don’t spend much time in tasting rooms.

“I think there’s one of those around here,” one woman said.

A wine club, right? A place where like-minded people get together to sniff and sip? Not exactly what I’d meant. At wineries, club membership is more like frequent-...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Grilled Miso Cod Set at Gyoro Gyoro Izakaya Japonaise

The Indy Endorsement: The Grilled Miso Cod Set at Gyoro Gyoro Izakaya Japonaise

Monday, October 13, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Grilled Miso Cod Set

Where: Gyoro Gyoro Izakaya Japonaise, 105 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

How much: $17.95

Contact: 760-325-3005; otootorestaurant.com

Why: The price is right—and the fish is splendid.

Several of the best meals I’ve ever enjoyed have been at Nobu, the extremely high-end Japane...

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Restaurant News Bites: East Valley Restaurant Week; Bart Lounge Raises Funds; Introducing La Suerte; and Much More!

Restaurant News Bites: East Valley Restaurant Week; Bart Lounge Raises Funds; Introducing La Suerte; and Much More!

Thursday, October 02, 2014  |  Jimmy Boegle

East Valley Restaurant Week

Let’s face it: As great as Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week is, the vast majority of the participants in the May-June event are located in Palm Springs, Palm Desert or somewhere in between. And there’s nothing wrong with that.

However, there’s a lot right about t...

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