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Beer culture stretches back more than 4,000 years—and for much of that time, beer was primarily made by amateurs.
The more things change, the more things stay the same: Homebrewing today is on a meteoric rise in the United States.
Since 1978, the American Homebrewers Association (www.homebrewersassoci...
Out of the Ashes: Bernie’s Lounge and Supper Club Begins Rebuilding Process
At Bernie’s Lounge and Supper Club, it was supposed to be a Christmas day to celebrate. The year-old restaurant, located at 292 E. Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, had dinner reservations for 170 people on the books.
What: The Buffalo Chicken Sandwich
Where: Delicatesse, 117 La Plaza, Palm Springs
How much: $7.95
Contact: 760-300-3601; www.psdelicatesse.com
Why: It’s spicy, fresh and delicious.
My, how time flies.
I’ve been intrigued by Delicatesse, located in downtown Palm Springs’ La Plaza, ever since it opened. I looove go...
A bright pink sky glows over trees and rooftops west of Berkeley. In our glasses glows the 2011 Boneshaker zinfandel—a relic of Lodi’s now-closed Cycles Gladiator Wines.
I’m visiting a friend, and she’s enjoying the Boneshaker. She almost always likes zinfandel. I note the grape’s plebian heritage. T...
At 6 foot 5 inches tall, chef Tom Hogan stands above the crowd.
His stature doesn’t just involve his height. He stands out because he’s cooked for five presidents: Jimmy Carter, Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. That’s quite a resume for a chef who calls the desert home,...
What: The Torinise Sandwich
Where: The Real Italian Deli, 100 S. Sunrise Way, Suite B, Palm Springs; also at 44795 San Pablo Avenue, No. 1, Palm Desert
How much: $7.99
Contact: 760-325-3800 (Palm Springs); 760-836-1493 (Palm Desert); facebook.com/therealitaliandeli
Why: The yummy ingredients—especially the br...