February Bites

Spencer's Restaurant

Sugar for Your Sugar

Need something sweet for your honey this Valentine’s Day? Sweethearts with a serious sweet tooth will enjoy biting into chocolate treats, caramel apples, dipped strawberries, mint Oreo bark, s’mores, and more at Sunnyland Chocolate Factory, located in JW Marriott Desert Springs Resort & Spa. Gift-wrapped packages, delivery, catering, and mail order are available for those special occasions.

Sunnyland Chocolate Factory
74855 Country Club Dr., Palm Desert.
www.desertsprings resort.com

A Table for Two

There are many desert-area restaurants ripe for romance. Spencer's Restaurant offers a seductive dining experience, whether outside on the popular patio in the shadow of Mt. San Jacinto or inside enjoying an elegant contemporary ambiance complete with live piano and soft lighting.

Spencer's Restaurant
701 W. Baristo Rd., Palm Springs.

Intimate and romantic, Pomme Frite in downtown Palm Springs provides the perfect place for a Valentine’s dinner or anytime you want to step into a European daydream. Ideally situated for couples, this Belgian-inspired restaurant offers ambiance and a varied menu suitable for any day of the month.

Pomme Frite
256 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs.

Zin American Bistro offers intimate dining with classic excellence, including distinctive entrées such as veal and ricotta meatballs in sweet and sour gravy and a memorable wine list.

Zin American Bistro
198 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs

In Palm Desert, Chez Pierre feels like an authentic French bistro, seasoned with the exotic influence of Polynesia and the Caribbean. Chef and restaurateur Pierre Pelech developed his love of cuisine in France, but it was on the French Riviera that he says he learned to cook for the rich and famous. Vive la romance inside or on the patio.

Chez Pierre
44250 Town Center Way, Palm Desert.

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