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Restaurant News Bites: Unsolicited Advice for Restaurateurs; a New Food Boss at The Rowan; and a Whole Lot More!

Restaurant News Bites: Unsolicited Advice for Restaurateurs; a New Food Boss at The Rowan; and a Whole Lot More!

Feb 25, 2020 13:40  |  Jimmy Boegle

Three Pieces of Unsolicited Advice for Restaurateurs

There’s surprisingly little restaurant news to report at this point during the busy season ... because, well, most everyone is so gosh-darned busy.

T...

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On Cocktails: As St. Patrick's Day Approaches, Irish Whiskey Is on the Mind

On Cocktails: As St. Patrick's Day Approaches, Irish Whiskey Is on the Mind

Feb 21, 2020 10:00  |  Kevin Carlow

Spring is nearly upon us here in the desert—and it’s a great time for me and other transplants to remember how fortunate we are to have traded gray 40-degree days for 82 degrees and sunshine.

Granted, ...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Omakase at Taka Shin

The Indy Endorsement: The Omakase at Taka Shin

Feb 18, 2020 18:55  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The omakase

Where: Taka Shin, 641 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

How much: $75 to $100; $85 as described

Contact: 760-600-5806; takashin-ps.com

Why: It’s the ultimate splurge/treat.

When Miho Suma tell...

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Vine Social: Just Because You Like a Wine, That Does Not Mean It's a Quality Wine

Vine Social: Just Because You Like a Wine, That Does Not Mean It's a Quality Wine

Feb 16, 2020 16:45  |  Katie Finn

You should drink whatever wine you like!

All that matters is what you like!

The most important part of drinking wine is that you enjoy it!

There isn’t a wine professional alive who hasn’t uttered these w...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Fish 'n' Chips at O'Caine’s Irish Pub

The Indy Endorsement: The Fish 'n' Chips at O'Caine’s Irish Pub

Feb 13, 2020 15:40  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The fish ’n’ chips with Pacific cod

Where: O’Caine’s Irish Pub, 36101 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage

How much: $20 for 9 ounces, as pictured

Contact: 760-202-3311; www.ocainesirishpub.com

Why: It’s crispy,...

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Caesar Cervisia: Hazy IPAs Have Come Into Their Own—and Led to Whole New Areas of Research on the Wonders of Hops

Caesar Cervisia: Hazy IPAs Have Come Into Their Own—and Led to Whole New Areas of Research on the Wonders of Hops

Feb 12, 2020 17:15  |  Brett Newton

This month, I want to take a look at what has been officially dubbed the "New England IPA," but is otherwise known as the hazy IPA.

If you are a craft-beer nerd, you may be thinking, "Aren't you, like,...

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Restaurant News Bites: A Trip to the Original AsiaSF; Peabody's Changes Ownership; and a Whole Lot More!

Restaurant News Bites: A Trip to the Original AsiaSF; Peabody's Changes Ownership; and a Whole Lot More!

Jan 27, 2020 15:30  |  Jimmy Boegle

Almost Open: AsiaSF/Palm Springs, Taking Reservations for Feb. 8 and Beyond

After visiting the original AsiaSF, I completely get it now.

When it was announced last year that AsiaSF—a 22-year-old San Fra...

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Vine Social: The Second Palm Springs Wine Fest Proved the Meaning of 'California Wines' Is Shifting—in a Most Welcome Way

Vine Social: The Second Palm Springs Wine Fest Proved the Meaning of 'California Wines' Is Shifting—in a Most Welcome Way

Jan 17, 2020 17:30  |  Katie Finn

I love California wine—but perhaps not in the way that you think.

California wines are often described with adjectives like powerful, jammy, oaky, buttery, ripe, intense and concentrated—but it’s descr...

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