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Restaurant News Bites: A Shorter Restaurant Week Returns on May 31; Introducing Tac/Quila; and a Whole Lot More!

Restaurant News Bites: A Shorter Restaurant Week Returns on May 31; Introducing Tac/Quila; and a Whole Lot More!

Apr 22, 2019 14:30  |  Jimmy Boegle

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week Returns May 31, With More Than 115 Participants

The bad news: Summer is almost here, meaning 100-degree temperatures will soon be a daily thing.

The good news: This ...

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On Cocktails: It's Time to Give the Long Island Iced Tea (a Little) Credit for Being the Influential Cocktail That It Is

On Cocktails: It's Time to Give the Long Island Iced Tea (a Little) Credit for Being the Influential Cocktail That It Is

Apr 19, 2019 12:00  |  Kevin Carlow

The idea for this column came to me as I was getting my head smashed in by a large man in a ninja outfit.

Don’t worry; this didn’t happen in real life, but during a video-game tournament at The Hood Ba...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Southwest Benedict at Louise's Pantry

The Indy Endorsement: The Southwest Benedict at Louise's Pantry

Apr 17, 2019 07:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Southwest Benedict

Where: Louise’s Pantry, 73155 Highway 111, Palm Desert; also at 47150 Washington St., La Quinta

How much: $14.99

Contact: 760-837-3900 (Palm Desert); 760-771-3330 (La Quinta); lou...

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Caesar Cervisia: There's Nothing Wrong With Mass-Produced Mexican Beer—but There Are Often Better Brews to Pair With Mexican Food

Caesar Cervisia: There's Nothing Wrong With Mass-Produced Mexican Beer—but There Are Often Better Brews to Pair With Mexican Food

Apr 16, 2019 09:45  |  Brett Newton

Prime barbecue season is upon us—and barbecuing lends itself to Mexican food.

I’ll never look down my nose at Mexican mass-produced beer—it’s better overall than American mass-produced beer, in my opin...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Meatloaf on Mondays at Paul Bar/Food

The Indy Endorsement: The Meatloaf on Mondays at Paul Bar/Food

Apr 11, 2019 14:15  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The meatloaf (Mondays only)

Where: Paul Bar/Food, 3700 E. Vista Chino, Palm Springs

How much: $17

Contact: 760-656-4082; paulbarps.com

Why: It’s great meatloaf, pure and simple.

When Paul Bar/Food opened a...

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Restaurant News Bites: O'Caine's Finally Open in Rancho Mirage; Tuscano's and BrewQuinta Come to the Valley; and Much More!

Restaurant News Bites: O'Caine's Finally Open in Rancho Mirage; Tuscano's and BrewQuinta Come to the Valley; and Much More!

Apr 02, 2019 11:30  |  Jimmy Boegle

At Long Last: O’Caine’s Irish Pub Is Finally Open in Rancho Mirage

It seems like as long as there’s been a city called Rancho Mirage, O’Caine’s Irish Pub has been under construction.

OK, I am exaggerati...

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On Cocktails: It's Worth Getting to Know These Classic Drinks That All Use Equal Parts of Four Ingredients

On Cocktails: It's Worth Getting to Know These Classic Drinks That All Use Equal Parts of Four Ingredients

Mar 22, 2019 10:00  |  Kevin Carlow

Four is a magic number …

OK, I know that isn’t how the song goes, but when it comes to cocktails, some of the most popular drinks use equal parts of four ingredients. When using the right ingredients, ...

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Vine Social: Shopping for Wine Can Be Intimidating—or It Can Be a Lot of Fun, if the Shopper and Retailer Are on the Same Page

Vine Social: Shopping for Wine Can Be Intimidating—or It Can Be a Lot of Fun, if the Shopper and Retailer Are on the Same Page

Mar 19, 2019 07:00  |  Katie Finn

I’ve been working at a wine shop in Palm Desert for about three months now—and I love it! It’s a tiny little space, with a limited number of wines—and because the store is so small, each of the wines ...

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