New entertainment, special events, and a new executive chef in Ruben Galvez mark the reopening of Hacienda Cantina & Beach Club in South Palm Springs.
The newest restaurant by celebrity chef Kerry Simon, Simon Kitchen + Bar, just opened at the Hard Rock Hotel Palm Springs, bringing talented Executive Chef Jeremy Saccardi into the arena.
To kick off the Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ 2014 there was a a four-course gourmet luncheon featuring James Beard-recognized chefs, including David LeFevre, Brooke Williamson, Matthew Accarrino, and Gale Gand,
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At TRIO Palm Springs, the diverse selection of cocktails reflect the Palm Springs vibe and highlight some of the most popular aspects of the area.
Jaime Kowal has partnered with architect Chris Pardo to open Ernest Coffee Co. and Bootlegger Tiki in north Palm Springs, paying homage to its 1950s heyday and owner Don the Beachcomber.
Restaurateur Patrick Service has lived most of his life in Palm Springs, being born into the legendary Las Casuelas restaurant family here.
While most people her age were making plans to begin high school, at age 14 Dominique Medina began working in her dad’s business, Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse in Rancho Mirage.
While popular chef and restaurateur Michael Beckman studied at the University of San Francisco, he fell in love with his Italian colleagues’ passion for food and wine.
Catalan Chef and owner Drew Davis Davis wants to create the best experience for his dining patrons, as is giving back to the community.
Sushi chef and restaurant owner Engin Onural believes he shares an important attribute with his generation: Innovation.
Nadia G.'s favorite ingredient in cooking is comedy and her new Cooking Channel show recently came to Palm Springs to explore unique cuisine and have a few laughs.
Workforce Excellence Visionary - The Coachella Valley’s strong interest in healthy living made it the perfect place for Whole Foods Market to open a new store.
When it comes to pouring on the good times, the Greater Palm Springs area has no shortage of spirited venues.
The calendar says fall has begun, and although the temperatures may not reflect it, restaurants in the Greater Palm Springs area have created that fall feeling with delectable desserts.
The Coachella Valley is brimming with award-winning chefs, top-notch wine cellars, and some of the most inventive cuisine in the country.
TRIO Palm Springs appeals to the senses and emotions of its patrons with vibrant splashes of color, creative lighting and an amazing art collection.
“The Fabulous” Beekman Boys, held a book signing followed by a cooking demonstration at Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ 2014 Watch them make rocky road pot stickers in this video.
Executive Chef Kitt Fraser is excited about creating a new Mediterranean-influenced menu for Europa at Villa Royale in Palm Springs.
Fresh from being bestowed with an “Award of Excellence” from Wine Spectator magazine, Morgan's in the Desert introduces its fall menu.
Executive Chef Greg Stillman brings a no-nonsense approach to creating dishes that will build a following at the Purple Palm Restaurant inside the Colony Palms Hotel in Palm Springs.
The Greater Palm Springs area is home to a handful of microbreweries, where you can sample flagship and seasonal offerings.
The caffeinated buzz going on about Ernest Coffee in Palm Springs is as much about the coffee as it is about the fresh pastries coming from off-site bakers.
Las Casuelas Terraza in downtown Palm Springs has been named a “Top 21 Mexican Restaurants in America” by the editors of Thrillist.
August brings much-anticipated weekly menu specials and Brunch A Go Go with bottomless mimosa, plus the celebrated extended happy hour in the always-jumping bar.
Chef Roy Choi shares his recipe for and prepares Korean barbecue on the final day of Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert™ 2014
Solano's Bistro owner and chef Francisco “Paco” Solano says his La Quinta restaurant is a “locals” place that works to serve customers all summer long.
No longer just for “man,” yappy hours at local restaurants, hotels, and resorts now invite your pooch to tag along.
Zane Tessay's vision of the perfect desert cocktail became a reality in winning the “Battle of the 111 Bartender Competition".
Zane Tessay, a bartender at Workshop Kitchen + Bar in Palm Springs, created the best drink at the "Battle of the 111 Bartender Competition".
La Quinta’s Plaza at Point Happy shopping center has gotten a little sunnier since The Broken Yolk Café opened up in March.
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.
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.
Mario Del Guidice, owner of Mario's Italian Cafe restaurants, says family is the driving force behind his recent Business Person of the Year Award from the Palm Desert Chamber of Commerce.
Since last fall, loyal clients have found their way to the new location of Chez Pierre in Palm Desert for one reason - chef Pierre Pelech.
TRIO Restaurant’s new summer menu helps bring the temperature down while accentuating the abundant fresh produce of the season.
Catalan Restaurant Chef Drew Davis offers a new prix fixe tasting menus and the 5 p.m. happy hour with 20 percent off tapas in the bar through July.
What the margarita is to Mexico, the Paloma is to South America — and the Purple Palm at Colony Palms Hotel in Palm Springs is bringing it local.
Greg Stillman's hiring as the new executive chef at The Purple Palm comes as the Palm Springs restaurant undergoes a full renovation.
Babe's Bar-B-Que a& Brewhouse in Rancho Mirage brought home a trio of medals from the recent Los Angeles International Commercial Beer Competition.
Ruth's Chris in Palm Desert has won the chain's top catering sales award for the past four years, but catering is one of the restaurant's best-kept secrets.
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.
Many regulars who dine at The Venue Sushi Bar & Sake Lounge on El Paseo request omakase — which means your menu selections are left to the chef.
In the heat of summer, quench your thirst with refreshing sips of ice-cold beer created right here in the Coachella Valley.
Temperatures are rising, so banish the thought of cooking after a long, hot day.
More than 3,000 foodies flocked to the fourth annual Food + Wine Festival Palm Desert, held March 21–23, 2014.
Smoke Tree BBQ Bar & Grill Co-owner and mixologist Donovan Funkey has created a menu of handcrafted cocktails with such names as Pistola, Jalisco Flower, and Smoke Tree Fizz.
Alicante in Palm Springs has a special menu lined up for Restaurant Week, which runs May 30 to June 8 at more than 100 restaurants across the valley.
Chef Daniel Villanueva has brought a Mediterranean-style menu to Balisage Bistro located just a few steps from the tarmac at Palm Springs International Airport.
Chef François de Mélogue Executive Chef, Figue Mediterranean Restaurant prepares Moroccan Sea Scallop, Preserved Lemon Farrotto, Green Charmoula, Gewürztraminer Beurre Blanc
In the 25 years since it opened, Vicky's of Santa Fe has remained focus on engaging customers through top-notch service, food, and music.
More than 25 new establishments have opened in Palm Springs since early 2012, creating more choices for the upcoming Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week, May 30 through June 8.
Michael Fietsam and David Horgen's love affair with food and performance has taken them underground, PS Underground, that is.
You may get an argument about whether there are four seasons in the greater Palm Springs area, but Michael's Pizzeria changes its menu every four months to take advantage of available ingredients.
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.
Palm Springs Desert Resorts Restaurant Week — running May 30 to June 8 — is the perfect kickoff to the summer season.
Spring brings a completely different bounty to the table and to the handcrafted cocktails at Workshop Kitchen + Bar in Palm Springs.
Desert Willow Golf Resort offers gourmet food stations with an appetizing variety of options for Mother's Day.
There’s a new seasonal cocktail at Viceroy Palm Springs inspired by the desert designs of architect Jim Jennings
Melvyn’s Restaurant and The Purple Room are riding the wave of the nightclub scene comeback dating back to its 1950’s roots when “The Rat Pack” roamed the desert cities.
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.
Chef Jose Garces, who owns Tinto at the Saguaro Hotel in Palm Springs, returned to dazzle with his second annual Dinner in the Garden.
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.
Eating close to the earth means eating foods that have retained the color, nutrition, and flavor that nature intended.
Spring brings longer days and a warmer climate throughout the Coachella Valley means chances to attend two special events at Desert Willow Golf Resort.
Baker and confectioner Valerie Gordon captivated her audience at the recent Food & Wine Festival Palm Desert by making a mixed berry pie.
Attendees enjoyed a grand brunch, celebrity chef demonstrations, and craft wine and beer tastings.
The day’s events included a stellar lineup of celebrity chefs, food tastings, and plenty of libations.
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.
Tropicale Restaurant in Palm Springs has been designated as one of the "100 Hottest Restaurants in the U.S." by Open Table.
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.
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.
Fine dining meets high fashion every week at table modeling shows
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.
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.
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.
Recent changes to California Pizza Kitchen in Palm Desert have created a nighttime hangout with a bar area that overlooks El Paseo.
Wally’s Desert Turtle in Rancho Mirage is among the restaurants to receive OpenTable's Diners Choice Award.
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.
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.
The original Purple Room first opened its doors in 1960 to coincide with the building of the Club Trinidad resort.
A recent wine dinner series at Miramonte Resort & Spa paired a selection of wines rated 90 and above with a five-course dinner.
Luck is your lady once again in the Coachella Valley as midcentury chic experiences a new awakening with “groovy” watering holes and lounges.
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.”
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.
Inspired. Fresh. Innovative. Award-winning. The wealth of restaurant choices in the Coachella Valley reflects the region’s growing significance on the culinary scene.
Visit Desert Resorts And Hotels To Savor Some Of The Valley's Finest Menus
Twin Palms Bistro & Lounge in Palm Springs has reopened with its familiar comfort food menu after fire closed the restaurant for 8 months.
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.
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.
With a new synergy between Tropicale Restaurant and Copa in downtown Palm Springs, patrons can dine first then walk next door for a high-energy nightclub experience, or enjoy a top nightclub act, then wind down with a late-night bite or dessert next door.
Enjoy a late dinner or appetizer to cap a great evening celebrating the holidays. Many restaurants and bars serve food well into the night and the wee hours of the morning.
Executive Chef Cale Falk and Bar Manager Javier Santana have combined fine food with handcrafted beverages as part of the newly renovated and renamed Vue Bar & Grille at the Indian Wells Golf Resort.
Cork & Fork Wine Bar & Kitchen in La Quinta has recently added an outdoor patio to nearly double its seating capacity.
Tony Marchese and Mark Van Laanen, owners of the popular Trio Restaurant, bring back the classy 1960s to the Purple Room with great libations, top entertainment, and up-to-date American fare.
Music and Dining Under the Stars Series offers live entertainment, sumptuous buffet
Workshop Kitchen + Bar, which moved into the historic El Paseo Building on North Palm Canyon Drive and Tamarisk Road last year, has won a 2013 Restaurant and Bar Design Award.
Essense at Two Bunch Palms Resort & Spa conveys the duo concept of pleasing all the senses with the essence of healthy, organic and locally sourced food prepared in a beautiful gourmet style.
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.
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.