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State Fair: Babe’s Is the California Brewery of the Year
Arthur Vasquez, the chief operating officer at Babe’s Bar-B-Que and Brewhouse in Rancho Mirage, humbly posits that Babe’s does not make the state’s best beer, as far as his palate is concerned.
“I’ll be the first person to tell you that there are ...
With the help of nature’s unpredictability, experienced brewers are adapting traditional European techniques to bring bursts of tart and tangy flavors to beers.
Yep. We’re talking about sours.
In the mid-19th century, when beer was aged and shipped in wooden barrels before the advent of refrigeration,...
What: The Beef Kebab Combination Plate
Where: Aladdin Deli and Market, 68100 Ramon Road, No. A5, Cathedral City
How much: $11.99
Contact: 760-328-1159; www.facebook.com/pages/Aladdin-Deli-Market/113113938755197
Why: This plate of food is beyond satisfying.
I have a theory: As a general rule, the farther a rest...
What: The Buttermilk Fried Jidori Chicken
Where: King’s Highway at the Ace Hotel and Swim Club, 701 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
How much: $24
Contact: 760-866-6180; www.acehotel.com/palmsprings/kings-highway
Why: It’s a mouth-watering, nuanced delight.
And now, here’s a little glimpse at how the sausage...
La Quinta Brewing Co. has been busy making beer for Coachella Valley locals and visitors since late 2013. Last year, the brewery delivered 1,000 barrels from its Wildcat Drive location in Palm Desert. This year, the brewery is on pace to brew 2,000 barrels.
Owner Scott Stokes said La Quinta may be ex...
Top Chef Comes to Palm Springs
During its 12 seasons, Bravo’s Top Chef has spent time in great food cities including Los Angeles, San Francisco, Seattle, Las Vegas and, most recently, Boston.
Now we can add Palm Springs to the list … sort of.
For the show’s 13th season, producers decided to mix things up...