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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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On Cocktails: Chartreuse, Made by Monks for Centuries, May or May Not Work as Medicine—but It Definitely Works in Delicious Drinks

On Cocktails: Chartreuse, Made by Monks for Centuries, May or May Not Work as Medicine—but It Definitely Works in Delicious Drinks

Jan 16, 2020 12:00  |  Kevin Carlow

It’s the good ol’ plague time of year: If you haven’t been sick this month, you almost certainly knew somebody who was.

Seriously, people: If you would all stop “giving up” drinking after New Year’s Ev...

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Caesar Cervisia: A Look at the Local Craft-Beer Scene Reveals Improvements, Disappointments and a Little Bit of Weirdness

Caesar Cervisia: A Look at the Local Craft-Beer Scene Reveals Improvements, Disappointments and a Little Bit of Weirdness

Jan 14, 2020 15:00  |  Brett Newton

Ladies and gentlemen, the state of the local craft-beer scene is … puzzling.

I've racked my brain for ways that I can approach this topic, and I’ve decided to just write what comes to mind. I wonder if...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Carne Asada Tacos at Baja Springs

The Indy Endorsement: The Carne Asada Tacos at Baja Springs

Jan 09, 2020 13:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The carne asada tacos

Where: Baja Springs, 1800 N. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs

How much: $1.69 separately; $8.99 combo plate (as shown)

Contact: 760-322-9988

Why: They’re packed with yummy meat.

Tacos … is ...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Taca Tacos at The Sandbox Kitchen

The Indy Endorsement: The Taca Tacos at The Sandbox Kitchen

Jan 02, 2020 16:30  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Taca tacos

Where: The Sandbox Kitchen, 72301 Country Club Drive, No. 110, Rancho Mirage

How much: $3.50 each

Contact: 760-565-6044; www.facebook.com/TheSandboxKitchen

Why: Perfect meats.

At first, ther...

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Restaurant News Bites: Wildest Restaurant + Bar Opening; Get Ready for the PS Pinot Noir Fest; and More!

Restaurant News Bites: Wildest Restaurant + Bar Opening; Get Ready for the PS Pinot Noir Fest; and More!

Dec 23, 2019 16:40  |  Jimmy Boegle

New to El Paseo: Chef Eric Wadlund’s Wildest Restaurant + Bar

Wildest Restaurant + Bar, the latest project from chef Eric Wadlund, was slated to celebrate its grand opening on Dec. 26 at 72990 El Paseo...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Machaca con Verduras at Asadero Los Corrales

The Indy Endorsement: The Machaca con Verduras at Asadero Los Corrales

Dec 17, 2019 18:15  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The machaca con verduras

Where: Asadero Los Corrales, 425 S. Sunrise Way, Palm Springs; also locations in La Quinta and Coachella

How much: $13.80

Contact: 760-992-5107

Why: It brought up delicious memor...

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On Cocktails: As 2019 Comes to an End, Let's Examine the Year's Most-Googled Drink—the Pornstar Martini

On Cocktails: As 2019 Comes to an End, Let's Examine the Year's Most-Googled Drink—the Pornstar Martini

Dec 16, 2019 15:30  |  Kevin Carlow

The most-searched cocktail in 2019 was the Pornstar Martini, according to Google.

Take that in for a second.

I mean, it is the internet, so I guess that is fitting, but I hope people were actually searc...

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