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Mezcal … we’ve had a complicated relationship haven’t we?
Remember our first time? I was 20, and you were so cruel. In those days, you needed a gimmick—you were the “poor man’s tequila” to us clueless gringos, its crazy backwoods cousin. We had heard the myth that eating the worm would make one hallu...
Balisage Bistro Closing on Nov. 5; an Impending Move Is Promised
When restaurant owners announce that they’re closing for a move—but don’t actually announce any details about the move—it usually does not bode well for the existence of said restaurant.
Take the fate of the Twin Palms Bistro and the Cho...
What: The Breakfast Sandwich
Where: Tipper’s Gourmet Marketplace, 276 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
How much: $7.95
Contact: 760-322-6666; tippersgourmetmarketplace.com
Why: It’s a terrific meal for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
I was running errands around 5 p.m. one recent late afternoon/early evening whe...
Evan Enderle and Marissa Ross call themselves “Partners in Wine”—a playful turn of phrase. Not surprisingly, that’s exactly what the two of them bring to wine: playfulness.
That’s not to say they don’t know their stuff. During day two of a recent Wine Not? event—their regular weekend wine parties at ...
Everything Old Is New Again: Acqua California Bistro to Open at The River
When Acqua Pazza California Bistro closed at The River back in December 2014, owner Jerry Keller told the local daily that he was ending Acqua Pazza’s 10-year run because his lease was up, and he had decided it was time for him...
What: The Strawberry and Cream Popsicle
Where: La Michoacana Ice Cream Parlor, 27765 Landau Blvd., No. 106, Cathedral City
How much: $2.39
Why: It’s tart and sweet.
Not too long ago, I was at a party. It was a poolside potluck sort of affair, and a couple of gents arrived with a plastic ...