Pigs Meet Paella and Brews as Babe’s and Catalan Join Forces in Rancho Mirage

Two of Rancho Mirage biggest and best epicurean brands—Babe’s (California’s 2015 Brewery of the Year) and Catalan (the Mediterranean restaurant celebrating its fourth spectacular year)—join forces on Tuesday, April 5 for “Pigs, Paella, & Brews.” Held at Catalan on Highway 111—doors open at 6:00 p.m.; dinner served at 6:30 p.m.—the $49-per-person event (exclusive of tax…

Rancho Mirage’s Babe’s Launches its Brandini Toffee Brown Ale

I was one of the very few lucky ducklings who got to be among the first to sample Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse’s brand new “Babe’s Brandini Toffee Brown Ale” at the restaurant’s headquarters at The River last week. If the names “Babe’s” (www.babesbbqandbrewhouse.com) and “Brandini” (www.brandinitoffee.com) ring bells, it’s because they are two of the…