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The Indy Endorsement: The Drunken Noodles at Blue Orchid

The Indy Endorsement: The Drunken Noodles at Blue Orchid

Friday, March 27, 2015  |  Tommy Hamilton and Jimmy Boegle

What: The Drunken Noodles

Where: Blue Orchid, 73030 El Paseo, No. 102, Palm Desert

How much: $11.95

Contact: 760-776-6610; blueorchidpd.com

Why: The soft noodles and the fresh flavors.

On the west end of El Paseo in Palm Desert, near the semi-convergence of El Paseo, Highway 111 and Highway 74, good Thai food ...

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The Beer Goddess: Tom Del Sarto Has Helped the Beer Industry Change and Grow for Almost 40 Years

The Beer Goddess: Tom Del Sarto Has Helped the Beer Industry Change and Grow for Almost 40 Years

Friday, March 20, 2015  |  Erin Peters

A little more than three decades ago, Coors Banquet Beer was the best beer that American breweries had to offer.

It was brewed with Rocky Mountain spring water near Golden, Colo., and was only available in the West. President Eisenhower had supplies of it airlifted to the White House via Air Force On...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Happy Hour New York Steak at Sammy G's Tuscan Grill

The Indy Endorsement: The Happy Hour New York Steak at Sammy G's Tuscan Grill

Friday, March 20, 2015  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Happy Hour New York Steak

Where: Sammy G’s Tuscan Grill, 265 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

How much: $15

Contact: 760-320-8041; www.sammygsrestaurant.com

Why: It’s a fantastic deal

There are so many things we like about the happy hour New York steak deal at Sammy G’s Tuscan Grill that we feel th...

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Sniff the Cap: Making Mead Is a Must

Sniff the Cap: Making Mead Is a Must

Thursday, March 12, 2015  |  Deidre Pike

The moon lights the way to my cottage. A lantern glows inside. Friends knock and enter, bringing veggies and bread. I pour sweet golden mead into clay mugs. I’ve been busy fermenting honey here in my hobbit hole. Folks pull out hand-crafted instruments. We build a bonfire under the stars, dancing an...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Sour Cocktail at Bar

The Indy Endorsement: The Sour Cocktail at Bar

Friday, February 27, 2015  |  Jimmy Boegle

What : The Sour

Where : Bar, 340 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

How much : $10

Contact : 760-537-7337; www.barwastaken.com

Why : It’s one of the best cocktails in the valley.

I am convinced that Bar (if you’re unfamiliar, yes, that’s the name of the place in its entirety) remains underrated, even though th...

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Restaurant News Bites: Zin American Bistro Finds Itself in a Foie Gras Uproar; Plate | Glass Ups the Ante; and Much More!

Restaurant News Bites: Zin American Bistro Finds Itself in a Foie Gras Uproar; Plate | Glass Ups the Ante; and Much More!

Monday, February 23, 2015  |  Jimmy Boegle

Zin American Bistro Finds Itself in the Midst of a Foie Gras Uproar

In early January, U.S. District Judge Court Stephen V. Wilson overturned California’s ban on foie gras—a 2004 voter-approved law that went into effect in 2012.

Almost immediately, Mindy Reed, the owner of downtown Palm Springs’ Zin Am...

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