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Chef Roy Choi, Kogi BBQ, Chego!, A-Frame, Sunny Spot, and POT

Chef Roy Choi shares his recipe for and prepares Korean barbecue on the final day of Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ 2014

Palm Springs Bartender Creates Winning Pairing of Avocado, Selvarey Rum

Zane Tessay's vision of the perfect desert cocktail became a reality in winning the “Battle of the 111 Bartender Competition".

Il Corso Creates Authentic Italian Experience in Taste, Look

From its 100-year-old flooring from an Italian farmhouse to its authentic menu, Il Corso in Palm Desert has created a slice of Italy at its El Paseo location.

Heirloom Tomatoes Guide Escena Lounge & Grill's Salad Choice

Since being diagnosed with high blood pressure and cholesterol, Escena Lounge & Grill Chef Oscar Ayala has found the healthy benefits of heirloom tomatoes in his salad creations.

Watch Our Top 10 Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Videos

Where should I eat in the Greater Palm Springs area? Watch our Top 10 Restaurant Videos to help you find the answer to that question.

Tacos & Tequila Infuses Mexican Flavors into Fourth of July Standards

The true potential of Mexican cooking and how it can enhance even traditional Fourth of July items like hamburgers and hot dogs can be found at Tacos & Tequila at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa.

Summer Salad Recipe: How to Stay Cool, Eat Well

As summer temps climb, a succulent summer salad may be your coolest option thanks to a recipe from Appetito Cal-Italian Deli in Palm Springs.

François de Mélogue Executive Chef, Figue Mediterranean Restaurant

Chef François de Mélogue Executive Chef, Figue Mediterranean Restaurant prepares Moroccan Sea Scallop, Preserved Lemon Farrotto, Green Charmoula, Gewürztraminer Beurre Blanc

PS Underground Combines Food With Performance

Michael Fietsam and David Horgen's love affair with food and performance has taken them underground, PS Underground, that is.

Bernie's Lounge and Supper Club Harkens to Palm Springs Traditions

Bernie’s Lounge and Supper Club is just one of the new supper club restaurants to make their mark on an old Palm Springs tradition.

Roy's Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine in Rancho Mirage

Roy Yamaguchi opened his first Roy's restaurant in Honolulu in 1988. Since he has expanded his culinary empire to 31 locations throughout the world and, lucky for us, one of those is right here in Rancho Mirage.

Jackalope Ranch - Savor the Southwest

If you haven't experienced genuine ranch hospitality in the Coachella Valley, you haven’t been to Jackalope Ranch. Located on Highway 111 where La Quinta meets west Indio, it’s a destination unto itself.

Hog's Breath Inn La Quinta

In 1999, when Clint Eastwood asked his good friend Kaiser Morcus to reopen the Original Hog — which the A-list actor-director-producer had owned for more than three decades in Carmel, Kaiser Restaurant Group jumped at the chance.

Europa Restaurant at Villa Royale Inn - Old World Charm, Innovative Cuisine

Within Tuscan-inspired estate of Villa Royale Inn, Europa Restaurant embodies the rich luxury of Old World Europe with innovative cosmopolitan cuisine.

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Signature Steaks. Original Cocktails

Ruth's Chris Steak House is a Palm Desert favorite among locals and visitors, winning several awards, including Best Steak House in the Desert for nine consecutive years.

Mario's Italian Cafe - Old-World Recipes, Captivating New Location

Mario has gone all out creating his newest location on Highway 111 in the heart of Palm Desert. The walls in the main dining room feature stunning hand-painted murals of the Amalfi coast where Mario’s great-grandfather was born.

Kobe Japanese Steak House - A Desert Icon

A desert tradition for more than 35 years, KOBE is the only Japanese-owned steakhouse in the Coachella Valley. The restaurant, a replica of a 300-year-old Japanese country inn, set behind a beautiful garden and pond,.

Kaiser Grille

The diverse, moderately-priced menu has been cleverly crafted to offer something for everyone — from a large array of appetizers and salads to woodfired pizzas, to meats, seafood, and pasta.

Chop House Palm Springs and Palm Desert

Three generations of meat connoisseurs stand behind Prime Chop House. “We’re fanatical about it,” says Lee Morcus, CEO of Kaiser Restaurant Group, owner of both the Palm Springs and Palm Desert locations.

Lulu California Bistro and Acqua Pazza Bistro

Merging contemporary art and California casual cuisine, Lulu comes with good genes. Located in a building that once housed a major art gallery, it’s now the centerpiece of downtown Palm Springs.

Bellatrix at the Classic Club

Owned by the H.N. and Frances C. Berger Foundation, and managed by Troon Golf, The Classic Club specializes in weddings, charitable golf, social, community and business events, and is one of the desert’s most sought-after locales.

ShareKitchen Caters to Budding Food Entrepreneurs

The former Buddy Greco’s Dinner Club in Cathedral City has been transformed into ShareKitchen, a nonprofit commercial kitchen-meeting-educational space for budding food entrepreneurs.

Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ 2013 Chefs - Sean Kanan

In This Video - Sean Kanan, Author and Lead Character on ABC's General Hospital prepares pork chops Bada-Bing, with braised cabbage.

Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ 2013 Chefs - Maria Sinskey

In This Video - Maria Sinskey, Culinary Director, Robert Sinskey Vineyards, Candidate for Master of Wine prepares lamb burgers, on gougeres buns with tapenade sauce.

Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ 2013 Chefs - Maria Schmidt

Maria Schmidt - Executive Chef, Tinto. In This Video - Maria Schmidt, prepares diver scallops filet with braised swiss chard, grits, with green apple demi dressed green apple salad.

Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ 2013 Chefs - Andrew Copley

Executive Chef/Owner Copley's on Palm Canyon, Andrew Copley prepares prepares a summer barbecue menu of filet of beef and mixed green salad at Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert 2013

Jesse Souza - Food & Wine Palm Desert 2013

Jesse Souza, Executive Chef, Circa 59 at the Riviera Palm Springs prepares Duck confit on a cornmeal crepes with apple slaw & chipotle blackberry sauce at Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert 2013

Drew Davis - Food & Wine Palm Desert 2013

Chef\Owner Drew Davis of Catalan Restaurant in Rancho Mirage prepares Lobster Piaya and serves the restaurant's own Sangria at Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert 2013

Jamie Gwen - Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert 2013

Jamie Gwen prepares Buttermilk Pancake, Rootbeer Glazed Puled Pork Sliders with Jack's Up Maple Syrup at Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert 2013

Martin Yan - Food & Wine Palm Desert 2013

Chef Yan demonstrates knife skills and food preparation while cooking while cooking Black Bean Flavored Chicken Stir Fry at Food & Wine Palm Desert 2013

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