The Face of the Moon – Shame on the Moon – Rancho Mirage

“It’s consistency, consistency, consistency,” affirms velvet-voiced Ginger Carter, night manager of Rancho Mirage’s Shame on the Moon, when, upon my last visit, I ask her about the award-winning restaurant’s enduring allure after being in business for more than a quarter-century.  “And that’s in all areas: the quality of the food and service, the place looking…

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In Pursuit of the Perfect Margarita

Love those Aztecs for inventing North America’s first indigenous distilled spirit. No wonder they were so willing to lose their hearts with Tequila, the preferred drink of the day. Centuries later, 300 million blue agaves a year are harvested northeast of Guadalajara to produce the nectar that makes Margarita’s irresistible. A Mexican barman of genius…

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