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Vine Social: Before You Break Out the Bubbly … Learn Exactly What It Is You're Breaking Out

Vine Social: Before You Break Out the Bubbly … Learn Exactly What It Is You're Breaking Out

Jan 16, 2018 08:00  |  Katie Finn

Nothing says “let’s have a party and make some bad decisions” like a bottle of bubbly. There is a reason it’s the No. 1 beverage of choice when you want to celebrate a victory, christen your new yacht...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Strawberry Banana Crepes at Sloan's Restaurant

The Indy Endorsement: The Strawberry Banana Crepes at Sloan's Restaurant

Jan 11, 2018 13:20  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Strawberry Banana Crepes

Where: Sloan’s Restaurant, 81539 Highway 111, Indio

How much: $13.29

Contact: 760-347-3923; www.sloansrestaurant.com

Why: The high-quality ingredients make all of the sweetnes...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Buttermilk Pie at Billy Reed's Restaurant

The Indy Endorsement: The Buttermilk Pie at Billy Reed's Restaurant

Jan 09, 2018 10:35  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The Buttermilk Pie

Where: Billy Reed’s, 1800 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

How much: $5.25

Contact: 760.325.1946; www.billyreedspalmsprings.com

Why: It’s the epitome of a perfectly rich dessert.

Durin...

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Desert Cicerone: Pairings of Beer and Food Can Be Matches Made in Heaven—or They Can Be Metallic-Tasting Messes

Desert Cicerone: Pairings of Beer and Food Can Be Matches Made in Heaven—or They Can Be Metallic-Tasting Messes

Jan 03, 2018 17:30  |  Brett Newton

One of the skills I had to acquire before becoming a certified cicerone (the beer equivalent of a sommelier, more or less) was pairing beer with food. In other words, the IPA I was ordering with my ha...

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Restaurant News Bites: Fox and Fiddle to Become Dringk; Bar Closes Its Doors; and Tons More!

Restaurant News Bites: Fox and Fiddle to Become Dringk; Bar Closes Its Doors; and Tons More!

Dec 26, 2017 11:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

Rancho Mirage’s Fox and Fiddle to Morph Into Dringk Eatery + Bar

The Fox and Fiddle is going out with 2017 … and in its place, 2018 will bring Dringk Eatery + Bar.

The Fox and Fiddle opened in February ...

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On Cocktails: After Disappointing $20 Drinks at an Unnamed Establishment, Our Intrepid Imbiber Finds Good Stuff at the Rowan and Moxie

On Cocktails: After Disappointing $20 Drinks at an Unnamed Establishment, Our Intrepid Imbiber Finds Good Stuff at the Rowan and Moxie

Dec 25, 2017 08:00  |  Kevin Carlow

After an off-season back East, I’m back in the Coachella Valley, with a new bar gig and more-reliable transportation—meaning I am ready to search once more for the tastiest drinks in the area!

Sadly, m...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Queso y Frijoles (Cheese and Bean) Pupusa at El Salvador Café

The Indy Endorsement: The Queso y Frijoles (Cheese and Bean) Pupusa at El Salvador Café

Dec 21, 2017 12:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The queso y frijoles pupusa

Where: El Salvador Café, 1751 N. Sunrise Way, #F2

How much: $2.95

Contact: 760-322-3778

Why: It’s stunningly simple but flavorful.

We were bummed out. The front end of my car h...

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Vine Social: Nobody Should Ever Drink Warm Wine. Ever. Period.

Vine Social: Nobody Should Ever Drink Warm Wine. Ever. Period.

Dec 18, 2017 08:00  |  Katie Finn

At long last, the desert’s al fresco season has arrived.

What better way is there to end an exhausting day of NASCAR-style evasive driving down Highway 111 than by relaxing on your favorite restaurant ...

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