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On Cocktails: Let's Raise a Toast to the Great Charles H. Baker and the Other Cocktail-Writing Greats

On Cocktails: Let's Raise a Toast to the Great Charles H. Baker and the Other Cocktail-Writing Greats

Nov 19, 2018 10:50  |  Kevin Carlow

All those we list cannot please every reader, naturally … anisette, kümmel, tequila, Hawai’ian okolehao—all have their enemies and champions. No, the best we can hope to do is thumb over our battered ...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Spiced Jurgielewicz Duck at 4 Saints

The Indy Endorsement: The Spiced Jurgielewicz Duck at 4 Saints

Nov 15, 2018 16:20  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The spiced Jurgielewicz duck

Where: 4 Saints, inside the Kimpton Rowan Hotel, 100 W. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs

How much: $37

Contact: 760-392-2020; www.4saintspalmsprings.com

Why: The nuance.

Somet...

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Vine Social: South African Wines Are Hard to Find—and They're Unapologetically Eccentric

Vine Social: South African Wines Are Hard to Find—and They're Unapologetically Eccentric

Nov 15, 2018 14:15  |  Katie Finn

People often ask me what my favorite wine is. For me, that’s like asking me to pick a favorite child; on most days, that would be impossible. So much of what I drink depends on the weather, or what I’...

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Caesar Cervisia: A Quest to Learn More About the (Now Defunct) Granddaddy of Local Brewers—the Palm Springs Brewing Company

Caesar Cervisia: A Quest to Learn More About the (Now Defunct) Granddaddy of Local Brewers—the Palm Springs Brewing Company

Nov 14, 2018 08:00  |  Brett Newton

The year is 1994. Nelson Mandela has been elected president of South Africa; Amazon.com is founded by Jeff Bezos; the Chunnel between France and the United Kingdom is newly opened; famed athlete and a...

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The Indy Endorsement: Lunch at Emperor Buffet

The Indy Endorsement: Lunch at Emperor Buffet

Nov 08, 2018 13:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The weekday lunch buffet

Where: Emperor Buffet, 69600 Highway 111, Rancho Mirage

How much: $9.99

Contact: 760-328-9200

Why: It’s cheap with a lot of delicious stuff.

I know that some of you have read the ...

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Restaurant News Bites: Cartel Coffee Lab Arrives at Arrive; Ace Gets Set to Host the PS Wine Fest; and a Whole Lot More!

Restaurant News Bites: Cartel Coffee Lab Arrives at Arrive; Ace Gets Set to Host the PS Wine Fest; and a Whole Lot More!

Oct 23, 2018 16:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

At Arrive: Cartel Coffee Is Coming, and Wexler’s Deli Is Open

Cartel Coffee Lab—an Arizona-born coffee shop that prides itself on the quality of its coffee beans sourced worldwide—will open its first l...

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On Cocktails: Garnishes Can Be Wonderful Parts of a Good Drink … If Both the Bartender and Consumer Know What They're Doing

On Cocktails: Garnishes Can Be Wonderful Parts of a Good Drink … If Both the Bartender and Consumer Know What They're Doing

Oct 17, 2018 13:00  |  Kevin Carlow

This town turns on a dime. Last month, I was writing about the slowest time of the year and sipping switchel . This month, I need an ice pack for my right elbow and a brace for my knee as I look for new...

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Vine Social: You Don't Need to Become a Sommelier to Learn a Lot About Wine

Vine Social: You Don't Need to Become a Sommelier to Learn a Lot About Wine

Oct 15, 2018 16:00  |  Katie Finn

Everyone I know in the wine industry has had their own personal “Ah-ha!” moment—when wine became more than just a classy way to get drunk, when we went from simply enjoying the way the wine tastes to ...

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