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Eat + Drink
La Quinta High School Chefs Create 'MaJic' at Miramonte Resort
Five young chefs from the La Quinta High School Culinary Arts Institute recently showed off their skills in preparation for competing May's 2014 National ProStart Invitational.
2014.04.23 10:58 AM
Tinto Palm Springs Chef Dazzles with 'Dinner in the Garden'
Chef Jose Garces, who owns Tinto at the Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs, returned to dazzle with his second annual Dinner in the Garden.
2014.04.16 11:59 AM
Coachella Valley Brewing Rides Craft Beer Popularity
The Coachella Valley Brewing Co. plans to stay ahead of the current craft beer craze by marketing its 'farm to glass' approach featuring locally produced ingredients.
2014.03.28 11:56 AM
Eating close to the earth means eating foods that have retained the color, nutrition, and flavor that nature intended.
Jessica Taylor Tudzin
2014.03.28 09:53 AM
Enjoy Fine Wine and Food at Desert Willow Uncorked
Spring brings longer days and a warmer climate throughout the Coachella Valley means chances to attend two special events at Desert Willow Golf Resort.
2014.03.28 09:53 AM
7 Questions with Celebrated Baker, Confectioner Valerie Gordon
Baker and confectioner Valerie Gordon captivated her audience at the recent Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert by making a mixed berry pie.
2014.03.26 10:25 AM
Celebrity Chef Roy Choi Headlines Food + Wine Festival Palm Desert 2014’s Closing Day
Attendees enjoyed a grand brunch, celebrity chef demonstrations, and craft wine and beer tastings.
2014.03.24 03:16 PM
Epicurean Delights Abound at Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert
The day’s events included a stellar lineup of celebrity chefs, food tastings, and plenty of libations.
2014.03.24 03:09 PM
Lantana, Hyatt Regency Indian Wells In Synch With Modernist Looks
Recent upgrades to the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells’ Lantana and Agave Sunset Lounge have brought it in line with the hotel's new modernist look.
2014.03.19 08:39 AM
Open Table Ranks Tropicale Among "100 Hottest Restaurants in U.S."
Tropicale Restaurant in Palm Springs has been designated as one of the "100 Hottest Restaurants in the U.S." by Open Table.
2014.03.18 03:54 PM
Legacy Siam Creates Upbeat Feel at Palm Desert Site
Legacy Siam, a new restauarant in Palm Desert, has transformed the formerly shuttered Palm Desert location with a Feng Shui sense of openness and balance.
2014.03.11 08:37 PM
Nobu Helps Christen New BNP Paribas Open Tennis Stadium
Nobu makes it first foray into the desert, joining Chop House and Piero's Pizza Vino at the BNP Paribas Open's new Stadium 2 in the Indian Wells Tennis Garden.
2014.03.05 07:00 AM
Fine dining meets high fashion every week at table modeling shows
2014.02.28 08:27 AM
Bernie's Palm Springs: Where "Rat Pack" Would Hang Out
From its menu to the decor, Bernie’s Lounge and Supper Club in Palm Springs sought to create a place where Frank Sinatra or Dean Martin might hang out.
2014.02.26 06:58 AM
Clementine Palm Desert Expands Worldly Menu With Spanish Tapas
Who knew that a little orange citrus would create the aptly named Clementine in Palm Desert that has added a new twist to its offerings.
2014.02.25 10:41 AM
Morgan's in the Desert Chef Jimmy Schmidt Has a Good Beef
The desert is fortunate to have the legendary Jimmy Schmidt as executive chef at Morgan’s in the Desert where he creates peak harvest food festivals.
2014.02.18 09:52 PM
California Pizza Kitchen Makeover Entices Nightlife Crowd on El Paseo
Recent changes to California Pizza Kitchen in Palm Desert have created a nighttime hangout with a bar area that overlooks El Paseo.
2014.02.11 08:48 PM
Wally's Desert Turtle Earns OpenTable Award
Wally’s Desert Turtle in Rancho Mirage is among the restaurants to receive OpenTable's Diners Choice Award.
2014.02.07 11:04 AM
New Owner, Menu Spice Up Thai House
Thai House Restaurant is tucked back from South Palm Canyon Drive, but once discovered this intimate Palm Springs restaurant with authentic Thai dishes will be hard to forget.
2014.02.04 09:33 PM
10 Dining Suggestions for Valentine's Day 2014
At the heart of every Valentine’s Day is a good meal. Here are 10 dining suggestions for Feb. 14 in the greater Palm Springs area.
2014.02.04 10:03 AM
The Purple Room Reopens With Pedigree Legacy in Mind
The original Purple Room first opened its doors in 1960 to coincide with the building of the Club Trinidad resort.
2014.01.31 01:25 PM
Miramonte Resort & Spa's Wine Dinner Series Hits New Heights
A recent wine dinner series at Miramonte Resort & Spa paired a selection of wines rated 90 and above with a five-course dinner.
2014.01.28 09:07 PM
Hot Spots for Cool Cats
Luck is your lady once again in the Coachella Valley as midcentury chic experiences a new awakening with “groovy” watering holes and lounges.
2014.01.28 12:19 PM
A fine restaurant — where the service, music, lighting, and food blend into one powerful aphrodisiac — is the perfect stage to celebrate the relationship milestone called “special occasion.”
2014.01.28 09:24 AM
The Venue's Owner Takes Step Toward Master Sushi Chef
Owner Engin Onural of The Venue Sushi Bar & Sake Lounge on El Paseo has accomplished the first of three steps in his ascent to becoming a Master Sushi Chef.
2014.01.21 11:03 PM
Where To Dine
Inspired. Fresh. Innovative. Award-winning. The wealth of restaurant choices in the Coachella Valley reflects the region’s growing significance on the culinary scene.
Joan Page McKenna
2014.01.16 02:14 PM
Be Our Guest
Visit Desert Resorts And Hotels To Savor Some Of The Valley's Finest Menus
2014.01.16 12:48 PM
Twin Palms Reopens With Familiar Comfort Food Dishes
Twin Palms Bistro & Lounge in Palm Springs has reopened with its familiar comfort food menu after fire closed the restaurant for 8 months.
2014.01.14 09:19 PM
Groove to the Beat at Desert Willow Golf Resort
Desert Willow Golf Resort’s Music and Dining Under the Stars events fuse live music with a spread of gourmet fare on outdoor terraces overlooking the resort’s golf courses.
2013.12.31 11:09 AM
Good Food, Lively Setting Brings Accolades to TRIO
Housed in a mid-century modern landmark building that once operated as a bank, TRIO Restaurant has reaped dividends to become a desert treasure in Palm Springs.
2013.12.31 10:28 AM
Promotions + Contests
Win a Margarita Dinner for Two at Rio Azul
One lucky winner will Win a Special Margarita Dinner for Two created by Chef Ernesto Gastelum of Rio Azul Mexican Bar & Grill
Win a fabulous Palm Springs weekend!
Each month, a first place winner will be selected to win a fabulous Palm Springs weekend!And, each month, three additional runners up will be selected to win a wonderful Palm Springs area Dining certificate!
Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest
Enter your “Cutest Pet” photo in the Pets on Parade 2014 Photo Contest. Online users will be able to like the Cutest Pet photos from six (6) categories.
2013/14 Best of the Best
Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best. Readers tell us who their choice is for the “Best of the Best” of the Coachella Valley in over 40 categories.
Cartoon Caption Contest
Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.