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Restaurant News Bites: Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week Is Approaching; Tommy Bahama's Marlin Bar Is Open in PS; and Tons More!

Restaurant News Bites: Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week Is Approaching; Tommy Bahama's Marlin Bar Is Open in PS; and Tons More!

May 22, 2018 07:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week, From June 1-17, Boasts 100-Plus Participants

Hey, foodies: That wonderful time of year known as Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week is almost here!

From June 1-17—...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Artisanal Ice Cream at Kreem

The Indy Endorsement: The Artisanal Ice Cream at Kreem

May 17, 2018 08:15  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: Ice cream (specifically, the cookies and kreem)

Where: Kreem, 170 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs

How much: $6 for two scoops, as shown

Contact: 760-699-8129; www.ilovekreem.com

Why: It’s revelatory …...

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Vine Social: Wine Scores Are a Scourge on the Industry—and Are No Good for Consumers

Vine Social: Wine Scores Are a Scourge on the Industry—and Are No Good for Consumers

May 15, 2018 15:00  |  Katie Finn

Wine is scary and intimidating. I get it; it has its own language full of science-y words. It comes from places we’ve never heard of, from grapes we can’t pronounce.

It doesn’t help, of course, that th...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Pizza Italia at Spaghetteria

The Indy Endorsement: The Pizza Italia at Spaghetteria

May 10, 2018 15:15  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The pizza Italia

Where: Spaghetteria Pasta and Pizza, 611 S. Palm Canyon Drive, No. 13, Palm Springs

How much: $20.95 for a medium, as shown

Contact: 760-322-7647; www.facebook.com/Spaghetteria-18480394...

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Desert Cicerone: When It Comes to Beer Consumers, IBUs Need to Just Go Away

Desert Cicerone: When It Comes to Beer Consumers, IBUs Need to Just Go Away

May 10, 2018 11:45  |  Brett Newton

I dislike IBUs. Allow me to explain.

Approximately a decade ago, hops were king in the craft-beer world. People could not get enough, and breweries were finding ways to jam more hops into beer (double ...

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On Cocktails: Want to Make Great Drinks at Home? Here's What You'll Need to Get Started

On Cocktails: Want to Make Great Drinks at Home? Here's What You'll Need to Get Started

Apr 27, 2018 11:00  |  Kevin Carlow

It’s been high season around the Coachella Valley, so the last few months have left me with little energy to explore cocktail programs in the area. I did manage to squeeze in a brief trip to San Diego...

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Restaurant News Bites: Snow and Crab Brings Cajun Seafood to Palm Springs; Persimmon Bistro Opens at the Art Museum; and Tons More!

Restaurant News Bites: Snow and Crab Brings Cajun Seafood to Palm Springs; Persimmon Bistro Opens at the Art Museum; and Tons More!

Apr 25, 2018 15:05  |  Jimmy Boegle

New: Temecula's Snow and Crab Expands to Bring Shaved Ice and Cajun Seafood to Palm Springs

I was driving south down Sunrise Way past Tahquitz Canyon Way when I saw the words on the south end of the bu...

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Desert Cicerone: Great Beer Offers the Palate Many Great Flavors … and Then There's Not-So-Great Beer

Desert Cicerone: Great Beer Offers the Palate Many Great Flavors … and Then There's Not-So-Great Beer

Apr 25, 2018 09:40  |  Brett Newton

I am a craft-beer lover who doesn’t just like hazy IPAs or pastry-inspired stouts, so I revel in being introduced to new flavors and flavor combinations when I can. However, this has both good and bad...

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