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What is a hop? Why should we care?
This is why: They lead the way toward flavorful, delicious beers like Pliny the Elder, Stone IPA, Dogfish Head 60 or 90 minute IPA, Tröegs Nugget Nectar, Sierra Nevada Torpedo Extra IPA and Green Flash Imperial IPA.
Hops can inspire legends. They contain two types of...
What: The Desert Jewel
Where: Citron, inside the Viceroy Palm Springs, 415 S. Belardo Road, Palm Springs
How much: $14
Contact: 760-318-3005; www.viceroyhotelsandresorts.com/en/palmsprings
Why: It’s a perfect craft cocktail.
Regular readers of this feature know that your humble scribe likes—no, loves —a good cra...
My wine glass is half-full, its stem pushed flat into light sand.
I aim my camera at the glass. Click . The top part of the glass distorts giant waves crashing into the shore. Click . A haystack rock occupies space between wine and brim. Click . Sky meets sea in a blur of blue. Plus wine glass.
What: Bennie’s Bennie
Where: Wilma and Frieda’s, 73575 El Paseo Drive, No. C2310, Palm Desert
How much: $14
Contact: 760-773-2807; www.wilmafrieda.com
Why: The pork and the perfect balance.
Over the last couple of years, creative types ranging from musicians to comedians to publishers have used crowd-funding s...
Hard Rock Replaces Sessions With Simon Kitchen + Bar
Another celebrity chef is coming to the Coachella Valley.
Simon Kitchen + Bar, a restaurant under the direction of Kerry Simon, is slated to open in mid-September at the Hard Rock, located at 150 S. Indian Canyon Drive, in Palm Springs. It’s replaci...
Back when Palm Springs was a frequent destination for the truly hip, Frank Sinatra would hoist his Jack Daniel’s flag on the pole in his luxurious Movie Colony neighborhood. It was like a smoke signal to Frank’s cohorts—it was cocktail hour.
Today, the Coachella Valley is once again becoming a freque...