Best of the Best - May 2013

You vote. We reveal. That’s how Best of the Best works.

2013 Best Romantic Dining - Circa 59

You vote. We reveal. That’s how Best of the Best works.

We ask you to weigh in weekly at on your favorite places in the Coachella Valley.

Best Sushi / Japanese Restaurant
Venue Sushi and Sake Lounge

Taste the best flavors from Japan at Venue Sushi and Sake Lounge. You’ll adore the hip décor, as well as the vast selection of surf, turf, and libations. 73111 El Paseo, Ste. #103, Palm Desert. 760-346-1500.

Best Place to See Live Theater
McCallum Theatre

See your favorite play, musical, or revival at McCallum. This stunning venue seats its audience comfortably and always has the best selection of entertainment in the desert. 73000 Fred Waring Dr., Palm Desert. 760-340-2787.

Best Vegetarian Restaurant
Native Foods  

Sample the Native Chili or Bangkok Curry Bowl. Then, punctuate your feast with a delectable dessert. All menu items at Native Foods are vegan friendly. 1775 E. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs. 760-416-0070.

Best Cocktails
Spencer’s Restaurant

Eat, drink, and be merry at Spencer’s. Enhance your savory meal with one of its fabulous cocktails. You voted Spencer’s libations the best for their flavor and ability to make you weak in the knees. 701 W. Baristo Rd., Palm Springs. 760-327-3446.

Best Romantic Dining
Circa 59

Cupid is alive and well at Circa 59 at Riviera Palm Springs. This sexy, chic, and romantic restaurant captures your heart with its winning ambiance and friendly service. Celebrate your precious moment here, or make new memories with the one you love. 1600 N. Indian Canyon Dr.  Palm Springs. 760-778-6659.

Best Event

Cool up-and-comers and venerable headliners come together in Indio at Coachella. You voted the popular music and arts festival the best for its hip attractions and awesome talent lineup.

Best Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt
Tutti Fruitti

Keep cool and make your mouth water at Tutti Fruitti. Sample a bevy of yogurt flavors, including peanut butter and green tea, or devour juicy sorbets, like green apple or blueberry. 245 S. Palm Canyon Dr., Palm Springs. 760-322-0101.

Best Steakhouse
Sullivan’s Steakhouse
Whether you like yours bone-in, well done, or rare, Sullivan’s can accommodate any taste. Its steaks are always juicy and made to order. 73505 El Paseo, Palm Desert. 760-341-3560.

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