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On Cocktails: Our Intrepid Imbiber Counts the Daiquiri as One of His Favorite Drinks—and Perhaps You Should, Too

On Cocktails: Our Intrepid Imbiber Counts the Daiquiri as One of His Favorite Drinks—and Perhaps You Should, Too

Aug 17, 2018 11:45  |  Kevin Carlow

One of the most common questions I get behind the bar—after, “What’s your favorite thing to make?” (answer: money, duh)—is, ‘What is your favorite cocktail?” This seems like an innocuous-enough questi...

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Vine Social: Is Aging Wines Becoming a Thing of the Past? The Answer: Well, Sort Of ...

Vine Social: Is Aging Wines Becoming a Thing of the Past? The Answer: Well, Sort Of ...

Aug 15, 2018 12:00  |  Katie Finn

Dear Katie:

I just found a bottle of 2004 Fetzer chardonnay in my hall closet. It was on the floor hidden under a down comforter. Is it still good?

Sincerely,

Thirsty in La Quinta

 

Dear Thirsty:

No.

Sincere...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Three-Scoop Bowl at Haus of Poké

The Indy Endorsement: The Three-Scoop Bowl at Haus of Poké

Aug 09, 2018 13:55  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The three-scoop bowl

Where: Haus of Poké, 111 N. Palm Canyon Drive, No. 160, Palm Springs; also at 42500 Bob Hope Drive, No. 3, Rancho Mirage

How much: $11.49

Contact: 760-537-1173 (Palm Springs); 760-...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Italian Ice at Vinny's Italian Ice and Frozen Custard

The Indy Endorsement: The Italian Ice at Vinny's Italian Ice and Frozen Custard

Aug 02, 2018 15:15  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Italian ice

Where: Vinny’s Italian Ice and Frozen Custard, 190 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

How much: $7 as shown

Contact: 760-904-4625; vinnysitalianice.com

Why: It’s a tasty, cooling treat.

By ...

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Flash in the Pan: A Million Little Fibers—Reasons Why You Should Eat Kale, That Most-Hated Vegetable

Flash in the Pan: A Million Little Fibers—Reasons Why You Should Eat Kale, That Most-Hated Vegetable

Aug 02, 2018 15:00  |  Ari LeVaux

Kale has reached that point on the popularity curve where people are hating it because it is popular.

Once, it was easy to file away this dark-green leafy vegetable as just some hippie food, but now it...

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Desert Cicerone: A Summer Friday Night in the Life of a Taproom Employee

Desert Cicerone: A Summer Friday Night in the Life of a Taproom Employee

Jul 25, 2018 07:00  |  Brett Newton

I walked into work at the beginning of a closing shift on the Friday of a hot, muggy week in the desert.

The past few Fridays had been slow, and my mood was already pensive with a side of rumination, b...

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Restaurant News Bites: Desert AIDS Project's Dining Out for Life Event Breaks Records; the Ace Hotel Presents Craft Beer Weekend; and More!

Restaurant News Bites: Desert AIDS Project's Dining Out for Life Event Breaks Records; the Ace Hotel Presents Craft Beer Weekend; and More!

Jul 23, 2018 11:35  |  Jimmy Boegle

Desert AIDS Project’s Dining Out for Life Breaks Records

If anyone ever needs proof that the residents of the Coachella Valley are a rather generous lot, look no further than the results of the Desert ...

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On Cocktails: After a Mediocre Southside on the East Side, Our Intrepid Imbiber Finds Bliss at The Pink Cabana

On Cocktails: After a Mediocre Southside on the East Side, Our Intrepid Imbiber Finds Bliss at The Pink Cabana

Jul 17, 2018 19:00  |  Kevin Carlow

I recently went to check out a new bar—let’s just say it’s in a Coachella Valley town east of Palm Springs—after a guest told me he got an old fashioned there that was “OK, actually, after the big ice...

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