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Vine Social: When Bringing Wine to Dinner as a Guest, Put Some Thought Into It

Vine Social: When Bringing Wine to Dinner as a Guest, Put Some Thought Into It

Feb 16, 2019 13:05  |  Katie Finn

My dad is here visiting from Canada, along with 50,000 other people from Canada, and has been enjoying our balmy winter.

I, on the other hand, am freezing to death; constantly bundled up in a parka, sc...

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The Indy Endorsement: The French Onion Soup at Bongo Johnny's Patio Bar and Grill

The Indy Endorsement: The French Onion Soup at Bongo Johnny's Patio Bar and Grill

Feb 14, 2019 12:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The French onion soup

Where: Bongo Johnny’s Patio Bar and Grill, 301 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Suite 200, Palm Springs

How much: $3.95 for a cup; $6.95 for a bowl

Contact: 760-318-3960; www.bongojohnnys.com...

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Caesar Cervisia: Is It Worth Your Time and Effort to Stand in Line for That Rare-Beer Tapping?

Caesar Cervisia: Is It Worth Your Time and Effort to Stand in Line for That Rare-Beer Tapping?

Feb 13, 2019 17:00  |  Brett Newton

An object in possession seldom retains the same charm that it had in pursuit . —Pliny the Younger (A.D. 61-113), author; imperial magistrate to Roman emperor Trajan; nephew and adopted son of the famed...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Mac and Cheese Egg Rolls at Bubba's Bones and Brews

The Indy Endorsement: The Mac and Cheese Egg Rolls at Bubba's Bones and Brews

Feb 05, 2019 17:30  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Mac and Cheese Egg Rolls

Where: Bubba’s Bones and Brews, 68525 Ramon Road, No. A101, Cathedral City

How much: $7.95

Contact: 760-699-7231; bubbasbonesandbrews.com

Why: It’s decadent and delicious.

You ...

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Restaurant News Bites: The Rancho Mirage Wine and Food Fest Is Back: Enzo's Comes to Rancho Mirage; and a Whole Lot More!

Restaurant News Bites: The Rancho Mirage Wine and Food Fest Is Back: Enzo's Comes to Rancho Mirage; and a Whole Lot More!

Jan 22, 2019 17:20  |  Jimmy Boegle

Rancho Mirage Wine and Food Festival Grows in Its Second Year

When I talked to David Fraschetti about the inaugural Rancho Mirage Wine and Food Festival a year ago, he promised me that the fest, taking...

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On Cocktails: It's Cold (for the Desert, at Least), so That Means People Are Craving a Good Hot Toddy

On Cocktails: It's Cold (for the Desert, at Least), so That Means People Are Craving a Good Hot Toddy

Jan 18, 2019 09:00  |  Kevin Carlow

“Dr.” Eli Perkins was arrested by a California sheriff and a platoon of deputized vigilantes in 1882 and summarily sentenced to “hang by the neck until dead” for a number of crimes, the least of which...

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Caesar Cervisia: Our Beer Writer Finds the Local Beer Scene in the Coachella Valley to Be Rather Frustrating

Caesar Cervisia: Our Beer Writer Finds the Local Beer Scene in the Coachella Valley to Be Rather Frustrating

Jan 17, 2019 13:00  |  Brett Newton

Ladies and gentlemen, residents of and visitors to the Coachella Valley: The state of craft beer in our fine desert community is … meh.

Let's start where it makes the most sense: Our breweries. I'm goi...

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Vine Social: Have You Ever Tried an Orange Wine? No? Well, Perhaps You Should

Vine Social: Have You Ever Tried an Orange Wine? No? Well, Perhaps You Should

Jan 15, 2019 11:45  |  Katie Finn

The first time I tasted an orange wine was about seven years ago while I was living in Napa. I was working with Tommy Fogarty, of Thomas Fogarty Winery out of Santa Cruz, attempting to sell Santa Cruz...

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