3 Places for Great (Small) Plates With Friends
Baked Figs and Prosciutto at Figue Mediterranean in La Quinta
Tinto (at the Saguaro hotel), Palm Springs
Start with the Jamón Ibérico de Bellota and Chilled Beans, followed by Coachella Dates, Spanish Tortilla, and Dayboat Scallops. Finish with the Buñelos with milk chocolate ice cream and Pedro Ximénez reduction.
Figue Mediterranean, La Quinta
Tease your palate with Baked Figs and Prosciutto, Fattoush, and Kibbé, and then indulge in larger servings of Laquered Kuni Kuni Pork, Elysian Fields Lamb, and a side of Ratatouille. Finish with Pistachio Olive Oil and Fig Cake, Citrus Yogurt Panna Cotta, or Compote of Organic Cherries.
Catalan, Rancho Mirage
Start with the Catalan Grilled Chorizo and Manchego Cheese Flatbread. Then try the Octopus Carpaccio, Cavatappi Veal Bolognese, Whole Roasted Branzino, and Spice Rubbed Prime Rib-Eye Steak. Finish with the Catalan Cream Sweet Custard and Candied Orange.