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Restaurant News Bites: The Rancho Mirage Wine and Food Fest Is Back: Enzo's Comes to Rancho Mirage; and a Whole Lot More!

Restaurant News Bites: The Rancho Mirage Wine and Food Fest Is Back: Enzo's Comes to Rancho Mirage; and a Whole Lot More!

Jan 22, 2019 17:20  |  Jimmy Boegle

Rancho Mirage Wine and Food Festival Grows in Its Second Year

When I talked to David Fraschetti about the inaugural Rancho Mirage Wine and Food Festival a year ago, he promised me that the fest, taking...

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On Cocktails: It's Cold (for the Desert, at Least), so That Means People Are Craving a Good Hot Toddy

On Cocktails: It's Cold (for the Desert, at Least), so That Means People Are Craving a Good Hot Toddy

Jan 18, 2019 09:00  |  Kevin Carlow

“Dr.” Eli Perkins was arrested by a California sheriff and a platoon of deputized vigilantes in 1882 and summarily sentenced to “hang by the neck until dead” for a number of crimes, the least of which...

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Caesar Cervisia: Our Beer Writer Finds the Local Beer Scene in the Coachella Valley to Be Rather Frustrating

Caesar Cervisia: Our Beer Writer Finds the Local Beer Scene in the Coachella Valley to Be Rather Frustrating

Jan 17, 2019 13:00  |  Brett Newton

Ladies and gentlemen, residents of and visitors to the Coachella Valley: The state of craft beer in our fine desert community is … meh.

Let's start where it makes the most sense: Our breweries. I'm goi...

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Vine Social: Have You Ever Tried an Orange Wine? No? Well, Perhaps You Should

Vine Social: Have You Ever Tried an Orange Wine? No? Well, Perhaps You Should

Jan 15, 2019 11:45  |  Katie Finn

The first time I tasted an orange wine was about seven years ago while I was living in Napa. I was working with Tommy Fogarty, of Thomas Fogarty Winery out of Santa Cruz, attempting to sell Santa Cruz...

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Medical Care Via Wine: The WineLover's Auction Supports Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine

Medical Care Via Wine: The WineLover's Auction Supports Coachella Valley Volunteers in Medicine

Jan 10, 2019 17:30  |  Dwight Hendricks

Galileo Galilei once said, “Wine is sunlight, held together by water.” Of course, Galileo never made his way to sunny California—but if he were here now, something tells me he’d want to be at the Wine...

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The Indy Endorsement: The Chicken Chiles Agave at Fresh Agave Mexican Bar and Grill

The Indy Endorsement: The Chicken Chiles Agave at Fresh Agave Mexican Bar and Grill

Jan 09, 2019 14:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The chicken chiles Agave

Where: Fresh Agave Mexican Bar and Grill, 73325 Highway 111, Palm Desert

How much: $12.50

Contact: 760-836-9028; www.freshagavemexicanbarandgrill.com

Why: The sauce ties it all to...

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The Indy Endorsement: The House Turkey Club at Carousel Bakery

The Indy Endorsement: The House Turkey Club at Carousel Bakery

Jan 03, 2019 16:50  |  Jimmy Boegle

What: The house turkey club

Where: Carousel Bakery, 440 S. El Cielo Road, No. 5, Palm Springs

How much: $9.99

Contact: 760-699-5006; carouselbakeryps.com

Why: It’s mostly made in-house.

I’ve pledged to substanti...

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Restaurant News Bites: Introducing Frank's Bourbon Bar; Del Rey Opens Inside the Villa Royale; and a Whole Lot More!

Restaurant News Bites: Introducing Frank's Bourbon Bar; Del Rey Opens Inside the Villa Royale; and a Whole Lot More!

Dec 21, 2018 11:00  |  Jimmy Boegle

Purple Room Palm Springs Launches ‘Frank’s Bourbon Bar’

Since it’s an oddly slow month as far as restaurant news is concerned, I am going to take some space to discuss something near and dear to my hea...

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