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On Cocktails: After a Trip to the Birthplace of Tequila, I Have an Even Greater Appreciation for This Magnificent Spirit

On Cocktails: After a Trip to the Birthplace of Tequila, I Have an Even Greater Appreciation for This Magnificent Spirit

Sunday, November 19, 2017  |  Patrick Johnson

I’m in a cave underneath the blue agave fields of the Tequila Fortaleza distillery in the town of Tequila, Jalisco, Mexico. The man talking to me is Guillermo Sauza, a lovable but gruff cowboy type whose family has produced tequila in the appellation for more than 140 years, and who is now the head j...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Tillamook Cheddar Beer Soup at Ein Brathaus

The Indy Endorsement: The Tillamook Cheddar Beer Soup at Ein Brathaus

Friday, November 17, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Tillamook cheddar beer soup

Where: Ein Brathaus, 117 La Plaza, Palm Springs

How much: $5.95 for a bowl; $4.50 for a cup

Contact: 760-300-3601; www.einbrathaus.com

Why: It’ll warm you up and please your taste buds.

On Ein Brathaus’ menu, next to the listing for the Tillamook cheddar beer soup, it says...

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Vine Social: There's No Such Thing as a Perfect Holiday Wine—So Take the Chance to Experiment and Enjoy Favorites Both Old and New

Vine Social: There's No Such Thing as a Perfect Holiday Wine—So Take the Chance to Experiment and Enjoy Favorites Both Old and New

Tuesday, November 14, 2017  |  Katie Finn

The holidays are here, and every publication across the country is offering up advice on the perfect wines to serve for Thanksgiving and beyond.

These articles all suggest there is some skeleton-key wine out there that magically and universally pairs with everything on the table, somehow unlocking the ...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Pesto Chicken Ranch Club at TKB Bakery and Deli

The Indy Endorsement: The Pesto Chicken Ranch Club at TKB Bakery and Deli

Monday, November 13, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Pesto Chicken Ranch Club at TKB Bakery

Where: TKB Bakery and Deli, 44911 Golf Center Parkway, Indio

How much: $10.99

Contact: 760-775-8330; www.tkbbakery.com

Why: It’s delicious, pure and simple.

TKB Bakery is one of the five best-rated restaurants in the United States.

This is not hyperbole; it’s fac...

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The Beer Goddess: The Sour-Beer Spectrum Is Growing—Which Is a Great Thing for Fans of Lip-Smacking, Boozy Brews

The Beer Goddess: The Sour-Beer Spectrum Is Growing—Which Is a Great Thing for Fans of Lip-Smacking, Boozy Brews

Tuesday, November 07, 2017  |  Erin Peters

There’s been a turn toward the wild and less-predictable side of beers over the past several years—and the sour-beer spectrum is evolving into a maze of conflicting substyles.

Kettle sours vs. barrel-aged sours? Berliner weisse or gose? What about dry-hopped American kettle sours?

Sour beers are refre...

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Restaurant News Bites: Luna Grill Opens With Mediterranean Fare in Palm Desert; Roc's Protests the Protests; and a Lot More!

Restaurant News Bites: Luna Grill Opens With Mediterranean Fare in Palm Desert; Roc's Protests the Protests; and a Lot More!

Saturday, October 28, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

New: So Cal-Based Chain Luna Grill Opens Its Doors in Palm Desert

Luna Grill claims to be “one of the country’s hottest fast-casual concepts.” While we are not sure exactly what that means, we are sure that the 39th and newest Luna Grill is located in Palm Desert, at 73405 Highway 111, in Palm Desert...

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