Best Of The Best

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You vote. We reveal. That's how Best of the Best works. You weight in weekly at www.PalmSpringsLife.com/best on your favorite places in the Coachella Valley.

Grill-a-Burger
Grill –A – Burger wins Best Burger

David A. Lee

 

Best Burger - Grill-A-Burger

Feast on the Mama Mia burger, presented on a focaccia bun with basil mayo, fire-roasted red peppers, grilled onions, and sautéed mushrooms. California cuisine fanatics, try the Hollywood Brown Derby burger, topped with sliced avocado, crumbled bleu cheese, and crisp hardwood smoked bacon. Grill-A-Burger adds a haute-cuisine touch to an American institution.
Plaza de Monterey,
73091 Country Club Dr. at Monterey Ave., Palm Desert.
760-346-8170;
www.grill-a-burger.com


Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Aerial Tramway wins Best Attraction

Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

 

Best Attraction - Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

Soar above Chino Canyon during a 10-minute ascent to Mountain Station, at an elevation of 8,516 ft. Exit the tram and marvel at the snow-capped mountains, or hike through the surrounding wilderness. Sample locally sourced vegetables and meats at Peaks Restaurant. Palm Springs Aerial Tramway provides adventure and luxury with an outdoor vibe.
1 Tram Way, Palm Springs. 
760-325-1449;
www.pstramway.com


Pacifica Seafood Restaurant
Pacifica Seafood Restaurant wins Best Martini

Pacifica Seafood Restaurant

 

Best Martini - Pacifica Seafood Restaurant 

Discover what James Bond has known for decades: the pleasure of an outstanding martini. Order yours at this Palm Desert eatery, known for its vodka bar.
The Gardens On El Paseo,
73505 El Paseo, Palm Desert.
760-674-8666;
www.pacificaseafoodrestaurant.com


Terra Cotta Inn
Terra Cotta Inn wins Best Hotel

David A. Lee

 

Best Hotel - Terra Cotta Inn

Say “goodbye” to your inhibitions — and your clothing —at Terra Cotta Inn. You voted this clothing-optional hotel the best for its service, amenities, and activities. Stay any time of year and enjoy ultimate freedom.
2388 E. Racquet Club Rd., Palm Springs.
760-322-6059;
www.sunnyfun.com


Revivals Thrift Store
Revivals was chosen as Best Consignment or Thrift Store

David A. Lee

 

Best Consignment or Thrift Store - Revivals

Load the song “Thrift Shop” by Macklemore onto your MP3 player and trek here for an afternoon of shopping. Revivals bursts with funky home décor and kitschy clothes.
• 611 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs,
760-318-6491;
• 72750 Dinah Shore Dr., Palm Desert,
760-992-0499;
• 68401 Hwy. 111, Cathedral City,
760-328-8340;
www.revivalsstores.com

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