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On Cocktails: In a Nostalgic Mood, Our Intrepid Drinker Checks Out Three Old-School Palm Springs Bars

On Cocktails: In a Nostalgic Mood, Our Intrepid Drinker Checks Out Three Old-School Palm Springs Bars

Friday, February 17, 2017  |  Kevin Carlow

I was feeling a bit nostalgic. Perhaps it was due to a post-holiday malaise; maybe I was simply succumbing to the general trend in popular culture.

Whatever the cause, I began reminiscing on my first experiences drinking in public places: a smoky blues club, Chinese restaurant lounges, fancy dinners ...

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The Beer Goddess: Thanks to New Hops and Improved Techniques, Beers Made With Fruit Are Attracting Both Newbies and Hard-Core Craft-Beer Fans

The Beer Goddess: Thanks to New Hops and Improved Techniques, Beers Made With Fruit Are Attracting Both Newbies and Hard-Core Craft-Beer Fans

Tuesday, February 14, 2017  |  Erin Peters

There was a time not too long ago when I cringed at the sight of a raspberry wheat or berry blonde beer. I thought these beers were too dainty, too affected—and frankly, not worth my money.

However, I’ve changed my tune in recent years—and I am not alone.

Let’s look at just one beer category, flavored...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Lamb Kofta Burger at Evzin Mediterrean Cuisine

The Indy Endorsement: The Lamb Kofta Burger at Evzin Mediterrean Cuisine

Thursday, February 09, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The lamb kofta burger

Where: Evzin Mediterranean Cuisine, 72695 Highway 111, No. A6, Palm Desert

How much: $11

Contact: 760-340-2020; www.facebook.com/evzinrestaurant

Why: The meat was just perfect.

My friend Jeffrey was effusive in his praise.

“Steven H. and I went to this new Greek place in PD,” he told...

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The Beer Goddess: Craft Beer Is Finally Taking Its Rightful Place at the Dinner Table by Being Properly Paired With Good Food

The Beer Goddess: Craft Beer Is Finally Taking Its Rightful Place at the Dinner Table by Being Properly Paired With Good Food

Friday, January 27, 2017  |  Erin Peters

“There is good living, where there is good beer.”

Since I started writing about beer, this has been my mantra—and, of course, good food is part of good living, too.

There’s more synergy between the beer and food worlds than ever before. Brewers have produced a range of delicious beers to suit nearly eve...

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Restaurant News Bites: Moxie Palm Springs Overlooks Downtown Palm Springs; Taco Maria Helps Out King's Highway; and Tons More!

Restaurant News Bites: Moxie Palm Springs Overlooks Downtown Palm Springs; Taco Maria Helps Out King's Highway; and Tons More!

Tuesday, January 24, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

New in Downtown Palm Springs: Moxie Palm Springs

For several years, Grind Brgr Bar languished on the second floor at 262 S. Palm Canyon Drive, in downtown Palm Springs. I went to the Kaiser Restaurant Group-owned restaurant fairly frequently, because the burgers were good, and I loved the view. Howev...

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Well Red: A Talk With Kristin Ryall, Young's Estates Group Account Manager

Well Red: A Talk With Kristin Ryall, Young's Estates Group Account Manager

Monday, January 23, 2017  |  Christine Soto

After customers, the people I interact with most, wine-wise, are reps—the people who sell wine for a living.

I’m not afraid to play favorites, so meet my fave, Kristin Ryall. Tasting with her is like getting together with an old friend—it’s easy, comfortable and fun. She’s incredibly knowledgeable, b...

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