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Restaurant News Bites: Acqua California Bistro Coming to The River; Get a Taste of Palm Springs; and Tons More!

Restaurant News Bites: Acqua California Bistro Coming to The River; Get a Taste of Palm Springs; and Tons More!

Monday, September 26, 2016  |  Jimmy Boegle

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...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Strawberry and Cream Paleta at La Michoacana Ice Cream Parlor

The Indy Endorsement: The Strawberry and Cream Paleta at La Michoacana Ice Cream Parlor

Friday, September 23, 2016  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Strawberry and Cream Popsicle

Where: La Michoacana Ice Cream Parlor, 27765 Landau Blvd., No. 106, Cathedral City

How much: $2.39

Contact: 760-507-8477

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 ...

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The Beer Goddess: Scenes From the Second Annual California Craft Beer Summit

The Beer Goddess: Scenes From the Second Annual California Craft Beer Summit

Tuesday, September 20, 2016  |  Erin Peters

“There are 4,700 breweries in the U.S., and 10,000 wineries. There’s room to grow.” —David Walker, Firestone Walker Brewing

The craft-beer movement has reached nearly every nook and cranny of the Golden State: Some 80 percent of Californians live within five miles of a craft brewery—including the vas...

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Well Red: A Chat With Joane Garcia-Colson, Chef/Owner at Dish Creative Cuisine

Well Red: A Chat With Joane Garcia-Colson, Chef/Owner at Dish Creative Cuisine

Monday, September 19, 2016  |  Christine Soto

Joane Garcia-Colson is a recovering attorney—her words—turned chef who owns the much-loved Dish Creative Cuisine in Palm Springs.

She’s always had a passion for food and service, and says she played “restaurant” with her cousin when she was a kid.

Local foodies know Garcia-Colson opened Dish several y...

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Restaurant News Bites: Pho 533 Introduces a Spring Roll Bar; Umami Seoul Opening Soon in Cathedral City; and Much More!

Restaurant News Bites: Pho 533 Introduces a Spring Roll Bar; Umami Seoul Opening Soon in Cathedral City; and Much More!

Monday, August 29, 2016  |  Jimmy Boegle

Pho 533 Expands, Adds a Spring Roll Bar

About a year and a half ago, Chad Gardner—known for his fantastic Dash and a Handful Catering business—purchased longtime old-school Vietnamese restaurant Pho 533, located at 1775 E. Palm Canyon Drive.

What a difference 18 month makes: On Tuesday, Aug. 30, Pho 5...

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Well Red: A Chat With Bruce Davis, Wine Specialist at Bristol Farms

Well Red: A Chat With Bruce Davis, Wine Specialist at Bristol Farms

Monday, August 22, 2016  |  Christine Soto

Bruce Davis has a reputation around the valley for knowing his stuff when it comes to wine. After one conversation with him, I understand why the wine specialist at Palm Desert’s Bristol Farms has this sterling reputation.

Davis, like a lot of great wine people, loves to tell stories. He casually con...

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