Babe’s Beer Wins Again

Babe’s Beer Wins Again

Just a few weeks ago we revealed here that Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse—that famed eatery and brew purveyor ensconced at The River in Rancho Mirage—had recently been crowned Brewery of the Year in the California State Fair Commercial Craft Beer Competition, beating out 299 other breweries that came flaunting more than 1200 beers. And now…

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Family Traditions Live on at Livreri’s

Family Traditions Live on at Livreri’s

So iconic is Livreri’s Bella Napoli Italian Bistro that the famed names adorning street signs throughout the Palm Springs Valley—Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, Dinah Shore—all ate there in their day.  They all came—and keep coming!—for immaculate Italian food served in an elegant setting by a professional staff.  How professional?  Bartender Spencer’s been there for 31…

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Naan House

Naan House Indian Cuisine

Take an Indian restaurant in an outdoor mall setting.  Add an owner who worked as a registered nurse for 23 years.  Combine with a Mexican chef in the kitchen.  (I can already sense the skepticism on your face, dear reader!)  But in fact, Nancy Aziz’s Naan House Indian Cuisine—unassumingly located next to Red Robin and…

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Sabatino's pasta bar

Summer Fun at Sabatino’s

One of the things I look forward to most as summer approaches in the Palm Springs Valley is the fact that most of my favorite Rancho Mirage restaurants offer great specials to make sure a steady flow of customers continues in the triple-digit heat. One of the first ones to cross my desk—and to whet…

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