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On Cocktails: Tips and Tricks on How to Make the Most of Your Bar Experience, No Matter Where You Are

On Cocktails: Tips and Tricks on How to Make the Most of Your Bar Experience, No Matter Where You Are

Friday, March 17, 2017  |  Kevin Carlow

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 ...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Philadelphia-Style Cheesesteak at Apong's Philly Steak

The Indy Endorsement: The Philadelphia-Style Cheesesteak at Apong's Philly Steak

Wednesday, March 15, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

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...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Ahi Nachos at Moxie Palm Springs

The Indy Endorsement: The Ahi Nachos at Moxie Palm Springs

Wednesday, March 08, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

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...

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Well Red: An Interview With Vince Calcagno, Co-Owner of Joey Palm Springs

Well Red: An Interview With Vince Calcagno, Co-Owner of Joey Palm Springs

Friday, February 24, 2017  |  Christine Soto

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This is an outdated way of thinking: More and more, good wine isn’t limited to just high-end places or special occasions.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

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Restaurant News Bites: Chop House Returns, Inside Jackalope Ranch; Local Joints Earn Big Honors; and Tons More!

Restaurant News Bites: Chop House Returns, Inside Jackalope Ranch; Local Joints Earn Big Honors; and Tons More!

Thursday, February 23, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

New: Chop House at Jackalope Ranch

I must confess: Before I walked into the new Chop House for a media preview dinner on Jan. 31, I thought the move by Lee Morcus and his Kaiser Restaurant Group to re-open the steakhouse inside of Jackalope Ranch was a gimmick.

I am a big fan of the Chop House. If mem...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Seared Scallops and Smoked Pork Belly at the Purple Palm

The Indy Endorsement: The Seared Scallops and Smoked Pork Belly at the Purple Palm

Monday, February 20, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The seared scallops and smoked pork belly

Where: The Purple Palm Restaurant at the Colony Palms Hotel, 572 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

How much: $30

Contact: 760-969-1818; www.colonypalmshotel.com/dining

Why: It’s elegantly delicious.

It’s a Thursday night. It’s been seemingly forever since my f...

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