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Vine Social: If You Think You're Allergic to Sulfites in Wine ... Well, You're Probably Not

Vine Social: If You Think You're Allergic to Sulfites in Wine ... Well, You're Probably Not

Nov 18, 2019 11:30  |  Katie Finn

I have a love-hate relationship with pouring at wine-tasting events.

On one hand, there is nothing in the world that I love more than having a platform and a captive audience with whom I get to share m...

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Caesar Cervisia: Going to a Brewery Taproom? Here Are Some Things to Keep in Mind

Caesar Cervisia: Going to a Brewery Taproom? Here Are Some Things to Keep in Mind

Nov 06, 2019 16:15  |  Brett Newton

The influx of clueless drivers with Washington-state license plates indicates we are nearing the tourist season here in the desert. (Side note to those drivers: If you miss a turn, that's your problem...

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Restaurant News Bites: Wally's Future 'To Be Determined' After Owners' Retirement; Spencer's to Host the Sanctuary Holiday Spectacular; and Much More!

Restaurant News Bites: Wally's Future 'To Be Determined' After Owners' Retirement; Spencer's to Host the Sanctuary Holiday Spectacular; and Much More!

Oct 27, 2019 15:05  |  Jimmy Boegle

Owners of Wally’s Desert Turtle to Retire at the End of the Season; Restaurant’s Future ‘To Be Determined

At the very least, management change is coming to Wally’s Desert Turtle, one of the desert’s pr...

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The Indy Endorsement: The New York Supreme Pizza at Palermo's New York Pizza

The Indy Endorsement: The New York Supreme Pizza at Palermo's New York Pizza

Oct 24, 2019 09:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The New York supreme pizza

Where: Palermo’s New York Pizza, 400 S. El Cielo Road, No. C, Palm Springs

How much: $24.99 for the extra large (16-inch), as shown

Contact: 760-416-1138; www.palermosnypizza....

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On Cocktails: A Tip o' the Hat to the Herbs and Botanicals That Give Flavor and Character to Your Favorite Drinks

On Cocktails: A Tip o' the Hat to the Herbs and Botanicals That Give Flavor and Character to Your Favorite Drinks

Oct 21, 2019 15:45  |  Kevin Carlow

I love this spooky time of year. Halloween, for me, starts sometime in late September and ends right before Thanksgiving. It’s a great time to get together with friends—or watch bad horror movies alon...

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Vine Social: What Happens When a Cicerone Selects Brews to Share With a Beer-Wary Sommelier?

Vine Social: What Happens When a Cicerone Selects Brews to Share With a Beer-Wary Sommelier?

Oct 17, 2019 14:10  |  Katie Finn

I know precious little about beer. Aside from some pedestrian lingo about lagers and IPAs and plebeian fermentation knowledge, I’m pretty clueless—and as someone who is an “expert” about wine, this is...

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Caesar Cervisia: What Happens When a Sommelier Selects Wines to Share With a Wine-Wary Cicerone?

Caesar Cervisia: What Happens When a Sommelier Selects Wines to Share With a Wine-Wary Cicerone?

Oct 17, 2019 14:10  |  Brett Newton

When my wine counterpart in these pages, Katie Finn, suggested that we pull a beverage version of Trading Places— where she curated a list of wines for me to taste while I returned the favor with a list o...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Creamy Coconut Cake at John Henry's Café

The Indy Endorsement: The Creamy Coconut Cake at John Henry's Café

Oct 10, 2019 12:50  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The creamy coconut cake

Where: John Henry’s Café, 1785 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way

How much: $8.50

Contact: 760-327-7667; johnhenryscafe.com

Why: The ice cream pushes it over the top.

The website for John Henry...

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