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On Cocktails: With the Proper Knowledge and Technique, Anybody Can Make Perfect Heat-Busting Drinks

On Cocktails: With the Proper Knowledge and Technique, Anybody Can Make Perfect Heat-Busting Drinks

Jun 18, 2019 14:30  |  Kevin Carlow

Hot, isn’t it? Well, don’t fret; I am here to help. This month, I thought I would give you some basic tips and tricks to beat the heat—cocktail-wise, at least.

The most common question I ask guests at ...

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Vine Social: Even If You're Not a Fan of White Wines, There Are Plenty of Wines You Can Savor Over the Summer

Vine Social: Even If You're Not a Fan of White Wines, There Are Plenty of Wines You Can Savor Over the Summer

Jun 17, 2019 07:00  |  Katie Finn

We have entered the temperature ugh zone , where the only thing anyone can talk about is how disgusting it is outside. Yes, the next few months will be miserable, but as my Canadian grandmother used to ...

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The Indy Endorsement: The French Dip With Tater Tots at Revel Public House

The Indy Endorsement: The French Dip With Tater Tots at Revel Public House

Jun 13, 2019 16:15  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The French dip with tots

Where: Revel Public House, 140 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

How much: $15.50 at lunch

Contact: 760-325-9464; revelps.com

Why: It’s a perfectly put-together sandwich.

The Fren...

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Caesar Cervisia: A Tour of Firestone Walker Proves Why It Continues to Be One of the Country's Best Craft Breweries

Caesar Cervisia: A Tour of Firestone Walker Proves Why It Continues to Be One of the Country's Best Craft Breweries

Jun 11, 2019 08:00  |  Brett Newton

Gather ’round, kids, and I will regale you with a tale of a lion and a bear who came together many years ago for one purpose: making beer.

It all began around 1995. The big microbrewers at the time wer...

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Restaurant News Bites: The Alibi Is Finally Open; Fire Shutters Aspen Mills; and a Whole Lot More!

Restaurant News Bites: The Alibi Is Finally Open; Fire Shutters Aspen Mills; and a Whole Lot More!

May 28, 2019 07:15  |  Jimmy Boegle

Now Open (At Least a Little): The Alibi Palm Springs

You’ve probably heard this one before: Owners announce a new restaurant is going to open on a tentative date. That date comes … and goes. A new date...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Al Pastor Taco at Taqueria Tortilla Factory

The Indy Endorsement: The Al Pastor Taco at Taqueria Tortilla Factory

May 22, 2019 08:45  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The al pastor taco

Where: Taqueria Tortilla Factory, 35270 Date Palm Drive, Cathedral City

How much: $2.99

Contact: 760-324-6505; taqueria-tortilla-factory.business.site

Why: It outshined the main course....

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On Cocktails: If You Like Good Booze, Tip Your Hat to the Wonders of Yeast and Fermentation

On Cocktails: If You Like Good Booze, Tip Your Hat to the Wonders of Yeast and Fermentation

May 18, 2019 12:30  |  Kevin Carlow

My kitchen counter looks like a biology lab.

Milky water and floating produce sit in jars that burp when I loosen the cap a tiny bit. The smells of cabbage, garlic and onions waft through the air. The ...

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Vine Social: A Lot of People Say Merlot Has Made a Comeback … but Has It?

Vine Social: A Lot of People Say Merlot Has Made a Comeback … but Has It?

May 16, 2019 11:30  |  Katie Finn

Everywhere I look these days, wine publications, blogs and even the occasional Cosmopolitan article are all proudly announcing: “Merlot is back!”

But is it?

I often talk about merlot in my tasting seminar...

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