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On Cocktails: After a Mediocre Southside on the East Side, Our Intrepid Imbiber Finds Bliss at The Pink Cabana

On Cocktails: After a Mediocre Southside on the East Side, Our Intrepid Imbiber Finds Bliss at The Pink Cabana

Jul 17, 2018 19:00  |  Kevin Carlow

I recently went to check out a new bar—let’s just say it’s in a Coachella Valley town east of Palm Springs—after a guest told me he got an old fashioned there that was “OK, actually, after the big ice...

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Vine Social: We Tried a Bunch of Canned Wines—So You Don't Have To (Although Some of Them Were Actually Pretty Great)

Vine Social: We Tried a Bunch of Canned Wines—So You Don't Have To (Although Some of Them Were Actually Pretty Great)

Jul 15, 2018 18:45  |  Katie Finn

My introduction to the world of canned wine came earlier this spring, when I stumbled upon a unique beer/fruit/wine fusion called Foxie. I was delighted to see it is a collaboration between an awesome...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Roasted Suckling Pig at Alebrije Bistro Mexico

The Indy Endorsement: The Roasted Suckling Pig at Alebrije Bistro Mexico

Jul 12, 2018 12:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The roasted suckling pig

Where: Alebrije Bistro Mexico, 1107 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

How much: $28

Contact: 760-537-1279; www.alebrijeps.com

Why: It’s a surprisingly refined dish.

Greater Palm S...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Lamb and Beef Gyro Plate at Super Shawarma Mediterranean Grill

The Indy Endorsement: The Lamb and Beef Gyro Plate at Super Shawarma Mediterranean Grill

Jul 05, 2018 08:40  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The lamb and beef gyro plate

Where: Super Shawarma Mediterranean Grill, 69185 Ramon Road, No. 3, Cathedral City

How much: $11.99

Contact: 760-321-1100; www.supershawarmacc.com

Why: The oh-so-pleasing meld...

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Desert Cicerone: Where's Beer Heading? To Answer This Question, We Picked Experts' Brains—and Looked to the Past

Desert Cicerone: Where's Beer Heading? To Answer This Question, We Picked Experts' Brains—and Looked to the Past

Jul 04, 2018 17:00  |  Brett Newton

When I ponder beer history, two things stand out: the use of hops, and the invention of the drum roaster.

The former happened 800 to 900 years ago, give or take. Antiseptic agents are needed in the fer...

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Restaurant News Bites: Wexler's Deli Coming to the Arrive Hotel; Some Places Are Expanding Their Hours for the Summer—and Much More!

Restaurant News Bites: Wexler's Deli Coming to the Arrive Hotel; Some Places Are Expanding Their Hours for the Summer—and Much More!

Jun 22, 2018 12:30  |  Jimmy Boegle

Wexler’s Deli to Replace Reservoir at Palm Springs’ Arrive Hotel

A popular Los Angeles Jewish deli is coming to one of Palm Springs’ hippest spots in the fall.

Wexler’s Deli—which has three L.A.-area loc...

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On Cocktails: Jameson Shots and Loser Birds—Raise a Glass to the Service Industry, and to the Troubled Souls Who Toil in It

On Cocktails: Jameson Shots and Loser Birds—Raise a Glass to the Service Industry, and to the Troubled Souls Who Toil in It

Jun 20, 2018 07:00  |  Kevin Carlow

Find what you love and let it kill you.

This quote is often attributed to Charles Bukowski, but there’s no record of him ever saying or writing it; Kinky Friedman seems to be the actual source. I am no...

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Vine Social: 'Natural Wine' Is All the Rage Among Millennials—and They May Be Onto Something

Vine Social: 'Natural Wine' Is All the Rage Among Millennials—and They May Be Onto Something

Jun 14, 2018 13:15  |  Katie Finn

Oh, millennials. They’re so hard to keep up with, with all their abbreviated words and vegan, plant-based burgers.

Snark aside, millennials have an overwhelming amount of consumer power—so what they wa...

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