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Jameson Shots and Loser Birds: Raise a Glass to the Service Industry, and to the Troubled Souls Who Toil in It

Jameson Shots and Loser Birds: Raise a Glass to the Service Industry, and to the Troubled Souls Who Toil in It

Jun 20, 2018 07:00  |  Kevin Carlow

Find what you love and let it kill you.

This quote is often attributed to Charles Bukowski, but there’s no record of him ever saying or writing it; Kinky Friedman seems to be the actual source. I am no...

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Vine Social: 'Natural Wine' Is All the Rage Among Millennials—and They May Be Onto Something

Vine Social: 'Natural Wine' Is All the Rage Among Millennials—and They May Be Onto Something

Jun 14, 2018 13:15  |  Katie Finn

Oh, millennials. They’re so hard to keep up with, with all their abbreviated words and vegan, plant-based burgers.

Snark aside, millennials have an overwhelming amount of consumer power—so what they wa...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Tostada Especial at Mariscoco's Culiacan

The Indy Endorsement: The Tostada Especial at Mariscoco's Culiacan

Jun 14, 2018 12:40  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The tostada especial

Where: Mariscoco’s Culiacan, 51683 Harrison (Cesar Chavez) St., Coachella

How much: $11.99

Contact: 760-398-5666; www.facebook.com/mariscocosymaristorresculiacan760

Why: The freshness...

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The Bean Boss: Cliff Young Shares His Passion for the Perfect Roast Via His Coachella Valley Coffee Co.

The Bean Boss: Cliff Young Shares His Passion for the Perfect Roast Via His Coachella Valley Coffee Co.

Jun 13, 2018 17:50  |  Jimmy Boegle

Cliff Young has been a well-known face in the Southern California food scene for more than two decades.

He’s owned coffee carts and coffee houses. He’s done restaurant reviews. He’s organized food fest...

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Desert Cicerone: The Firestone Walker Invitational Offers a Template for Our Local Beer Festivals to Follow

Desert Cicerone: The Firestone Walker Invitational Offers a Template for Our Local Beer Festivals to Follow

Jun 06, 2018 16:00  |  Brett Newton

Craft beer tends to be very communal. Fans get together for tastings and “bottle shares.” We often trade with people across the country for beers we might not be able to acquire otherwise. We also lov...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Huevos Rancheros at Tacos Gonzalez

The Indy Endorsement: The Huevos Rancheros at Tacos Gonzalez

Jun 05, 2018 15:45  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The huevos rancheros

Where: Tacos Gonzalez, 80120 Highway 111, Indio

How much: $9.99

Contact: 760-347-6858

Why: It’s delicious, meticulous simplicity.

It shouldn’t be difficult to make great yet simple food...

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On Cocktails: This Month, We Visit a Favorite Palm Springs Craft-Cocktail Joint—and a Brand-New Bar in an Unexpected Location

On Cocktails: This Month, We Visit a Favorite Palm Springs Craft-Cocktail Joint—and a Brand-New Bar in an Unexpected Location

May 25, 2018 09:00  |  Kevin Carlow

Sometimes, when you feel like you may have run out of inspiration, you have to go back to the beginning.

Allow me to explain myself.

I sometimes wonder how much of a cocktail scene there is left to cove...

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Restaurant News Bites: Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week Is Approaching; Tommy Bahama's Marlin Bar Is Open in PS; and Tons More!

Restaurant News Bites: Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week Is Approaching; Tommy Bahama's Marlin Bar Is Open in PS; and Tons More!

May 22, 2018 07:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week, From June 1-17, Boasts 100-Plus Participants

Hey, foodies: That wonderful time of year known as Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week is almost here!

From June 1-17—...

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