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This week we have a new place to toast the New Year and something to look forward to in 2023.
John Plessel reports on the opening of the Agave Room, a mezcal and tequila lounge in Punch Bowl Social, the dining and recreation venue in Victoria Gardens.
His Dine 909 column also reveals what the building that once housed Lotus Garden, a beloved San Bernardino restaurant, is being transformed into.
Business experts weigh in on the wave of nostalgia that hit fast food restaurants in 2022.
Finally, we have more holiday recipes and a look at the man who put Gilroy on the map as the Garlic Capital of the world.
Also, there’s a new space for tequila and mezcal fans at Punch Bowl Social at Victoria Gardens in Rancho Cucamonga. Read more.
Holiday beers often match the season, and the weather, by landing bigger, boozier and fuller-flavors than what breweries release the rest of the year. Read more.
The Newport Beach-based chain will let chef Nick DiGiovanni leak the recipe to fight hunger. Read more.
Taco Bell, McDonald’s and a celebrity pop-up called Chain glory in fast food nostalgia. Read more.
Smoky trout, crisp radishes, velvety egg and lacy frise come together in this showstopper salad for the holidays. Read more.
This crisp, buttery dessert uses just the right amount of chocolate. Read more.
Agricultural giant helped found the world-famous Gilroy Garlic Festival. Read more.