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The Indy Endorsement: The California Split Sandwich at The Lunch Box

The Indy Endorsement: The California Split Sandwich at The Lunch Box

Friday, January 20, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The California Split Sandwich

Where: The Lunch Box, 74868 Joni Drive, No. 1a, Palm Desert

How much: $6.95 (plus $2.75 for a cup of soup)

Contact: 760-610-1136; thelunchboxpd.com

Why: This sandwich is satisfying.

Even though I knew I was in the right place, a small part of me wondered if I was being punked ...

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On Cocktails: No New Year's Resolutions Here—It's Time to Sample Some of Palm Springs' Great (and Not-So-Great) Drink Options

On Cocktails: No New Year's Resolutions Here—It's Time to Sample Some of Palm Springs' Great (and Not-So-Great) Drink Options

Friday, January 13, 2017  |  Kevin Carlow

Welcome to the bar lull, the time when thirsty, hard-working citizens’ insidious New Year’s resolutions interfere with my ability to ply them with high-quality wares.

Is your humble bar correspondent succumbing to such self-deception? No, no false resolutions for me. Instead, I am using the New Year ...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Pork Adobo Silog Platter at Meng's Filipino Cuisine

The Indy Endorsement: The Pork Adobo Silog Platter at Meng's Filipino Cuisine

Thursday, January 12, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Pork Adobo Silog Platter (Adobosilog)

Where: Meng’s Filipino Cuisine, 34091 Date Palm Drive, Suite B, Cathedral City

How much: $6.99

Contact: 760-321-2277

Why: It’s a delicious Filipino favorite.

Confession: I have a checkered history when it comes to Filipino restaurants.

A couple of decades ago, I ...

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A Toast to Rhône Wines: France's Southern Rhône Valley Is Home to Some of the Earth's Best Vintages

A Toast to Rhône Wines: France's Southern Rhône Valley Is Home to Some of the Earth's Best Vintages

Wednesday, January 04, 2017  |  Pete Holland

I first chose to drink a wine from France’s Rhône valley because pronouncing it fell within my radius of linguistic confidence.

I was sitting in a bistro in Paris on Rue Mouffetard, a street whose movements feed the Paris of the imagination so slavishly that the cast—garrulous fishmongers dangling ci...

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Restaurant News Bites: Introducing the CV Culinary Invitational; So Long, Clementine; and Tons More!

Restaurant News Bites: Introducing the CV Culinary Invitational; So Long, Clementine; and Tons More!

Monday, January 02, 2017  |  Jimmy Boegle

New: The Coachella Valley Culinary Invitational Takes Place Jan. 13

If you like really good food, want to help out some future chefs, and have at least $179 to spare, you’re going to want to be at the Stergios Building at Desert Regional Medical Center, 1150 N. Indian Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, at 6...

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Meet the Palm Springs Craft Cocktail Week Champ: Trio's Sherman Chan

Meet the Palm Springs Craft Cocktail Week Champ: Trio's Sherman Chan

Friday, December 30, 2016  |  Jimmy Boegle

When Trio Restaurant’s Sherman Chan walked into the Purple Palm Restaurant at the Colony Palms Hotel to compete in the first Palm Springs Craft Cocktail Championship on Nov. 17, she brought with her a secret weapon: an extensive culinary pedigree, including stints in the kitchens of multiple Micheli...

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