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2018 Palm Springs Life
BEST OF THE BEST CITY BY CITY Results

PALM SPRINGS

Attraction: Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Alfresco Dining: Spencer’s
American: Lulu’s California Bistro
Asian:  Thai Smile
Barbeque: Smoke Tree BBQ
Bike Rental:  Bike Palm Springs
Boutique Hotel/Resort: Sparrow Lodge
Breakfast: Lulu’s California Bistro
Burger: Smokin Burgers
Casino: Spa Resort Casino
Caterer: Lulu’s California Bistro
Coffeehouse: Koffi
Consignment Store: Revivals
Continental: Spencer’s
Craft Cocktail: Lulu’s California Bistro
Festival: Modernism Week
Florist: Palm Springs Florist
French: Pomme Frite
Fundraising Event:  Dining Out for Life
Gallery:  Michael Weems Collection
Gay Bar: Bongo Johnny’s
Greek:  Greek Islands
Gym/Health Club: World Gym
Hair Salon: Salon 119
Hiking Trail: Indian Canyons
Hotel/Resort: Saguaro
Italian: Johnny Costas
Karaoke:  Street Bar
Kid-Friendly Attraction:  Palm Springs Aerial Tramway
Live Music:  The Purple Room
Live Theater: Desert Ensemble Theater
Mediterranean: Evzin @ Caliente Tropics
Mexican: Las Casuelas Terraza
Museum: Palm Springs Art Museum
Pizza: Bill’s Pizza
Public Golf Course: Indian Canyons Golf Resort
Resale:  Revivals
Romantic Dining: Spencer’s
Seafood: Fisherman’s Market
Spa: Salon 119
Sports Bar: Smokin’ Burgers
Steakhouse: LG’s Prime Steakhouse
Sunday Brunch: Spencer’s
Veterinarian: Dr. Peter Henein, Palm Springs Animal Hospital
Vegetarian/Vegan: Native Foods Café
Vintage Clothing: Iconic Atomic
Vacation Rentals: Oranj Palm
Wedding Venue:  Spencer’s

RANCHO MIRAGE

Attraction: Sunnylands
Alfresco Dining:  Acqua California Bistro
American: Acqua California Bistro
Asian:  P.F. Changs Bistro
Barbeque: Babe’s Barbeque & Brewhouse
Breakfast:  Acqua California Bistro
Burger: Acqua California Bistro
Casino: Agua Caliente Resort & Spa
Caterer: Acqua California Bistro
Coffeehouse: Koffi
Consignment Store: Misty’s Consignments
Continental: Acqua California Bistro
Craft Cocktail: Acqua California Bistro
Festival: Art Affaire
Florist: Rancho Mirage Florist
French:  Cuistot
Fundraising Event:  Ramblin N Gamblin Rodeo
Gallery: 1st Gallery
Hair Salon: Chakra Aveda Hair Salon
Hotel/Resort: Agua Caliente Resort & Spa
Italian: The Slice
Japanese:  Kobe
Kid-Friendly Attraction: Children’s Discovery Museum
Live Music:  The Show @ Agua Caliente Resort & Spa
Live Theater: Coachella Valley Repertory Theater
Mediterranean: Catallan
Mexican: Las Casuelas Nuevas
Museum: Children’s Discovery Museum
Pizza: Acqua California Bistro
Public Golf Course: Omni Rancho Las Palmas
Seafood:  The Steakhouse @ Agua Caliente Resort & Spa
Resale:  Misty’s Consignments, Eisenhower Collector’s Corner, Victoria’s Attic
Romantic Dining: Acqua California Bistro
Spa: Sunstone Spa @ Agua Caliente Resort & Spa
Sports Bar: Yard House
Steakhouse: The Steakhouse @ Agua Caliente Resort & Spa
Sunday Brunch:  Acqua California Bistro
Vegetarian/Vegan: Acqua California Bistro
Wedding Venue: The Ritz Carlton

CATHEDRAL CITY

Alfresco Dining:  AJ’s on the Green
American: AJ’s on the Green
Asian:  Wang’s Chinese Cuisene
Barbeque:  Zobo and Meester
Breakfast: AJ’s on the Green
Burger: AJ’s on the Green
Caterer:  AJ’s on the Green
Coffeehouse:  Starbucks
Consignment Store: Revivals
Craft Cocktail: AJ’s on the Green
Festival: Cathedral City Hot Air Balloon Festival
Florist: David Rohr Studio
Gay Bar: Barraks
Greek:  Santorini Gyro
Gym/Health Club:  In-Shape Fitness
Hair Salon:  Denny’s Barber Shop
Hotel/Resort: DoubleTree
Italian: Trilussa
Japanese:  Umami Seoul
Karaoke:  Studio 111
Kid-Friendly Attraction:  Mary Pickford Theatre
Live Music: AJ’s on the Green
Mediterranean: Super Shawarma Mediterranean Grill
Mexican: La Tablita
Pizza: Upper Crust
Public Golf Course: Date Palm Country Club
Resale: Goodwill
Romantic Dining:  AJ’s on the Green
Seafood:  Oceans
Spa: Body Concierge Spa
Sports Bar: Trunks
Sunday Brunch: AJ’s on the Green
Vintage Clothing: Revivals
Vacation Rentals: DoubleTree

DESERT HOT SPRINGS

Attraction: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum
American: The Shop Cafe
Asian:  Kam Lun
Alfresco Dining:  Capri
Boutique Hotel/Resort: The Spring
Breakfast:  The Shop Café
Burger:  The Shop Café
Coffeehouse: Starbucks
Craft Cocktail:  Capri
Gym/Health Club: World Gym
Hotel/Resort: Two Bunch Palms
Italian: Capri
Kid-Friendly Attraction:  Cabot’s Pueblo Museum
Mexican: Zapopan
Museum: Cabot’s Pueblo Museum
Pizza: Rocky’s New York Pizza
Public Golf Course:  The Desert Dunes
Romantic Dining:  Essence at Two Bunch Palms
Spa: Two Bunch Palms
Sushi: Domo
Vegetarian/Vegan:  Gray Café
Veterinarian:  Dr. Reedy
Wedding Venue:  Two Bunch Palms

PALM DESERT

Attraction: The Living Desert
Alfresco Dining: Tommy Bahama’s
American: Kaiser Grille
Asian:  City Wok
Bike Rental: Funseekers, Tri.A.Bike
Breakfast:  Wilma & Frieda
Burger: Grill-a-Burger
Caterer: Kaiser Grille
Coffeehouse: CoffeeBean
Consignment Store: Revivals
Continental: Kaiser Grille
Craft Cocktail: Kaiser Grille
Festival:  Golf Cart Parade
Florist: Lotus Garden
French: Café Des Beaux Arts
Fundraising Event:  Brew at the Zoo
Greek:  Evzin Mediterranean
Gym/Health Club: Thrive Fitness Studio
Hair Salon: Alankara Salon
Hiking Trail: Bump and Grind
Hotel/Resort: JW Marriott Desert Springs
Italian: Castelli’s
Japanese:  Venue Sushi
Kid-Friendly Attraction:  The Living Desert
Live Music:  McCallum Theater
Live Theater: McCallum Theater
Mediterranean: Evzin Mediterranean
Mexican: Fresh Agave Mexican Bar and Grill
Museum: Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert
Pizza: Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill
Public Golf Course: Desert Willow
Resale:  Revivals
Romantic Dining: Kaiser Grille
Seafood: Pacifica Seafood Restaurant
Spa: JW Marriott Desert Springs
Sports Bar: Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill
Steakhouse: Mastros, Sullivans
Sunday Brunch: Louises Pantry
Vegetarian/Vegan: Lucious Lorraine’s
Veterinarian:  Dr. Hicks
Wedding Venue:  The Living Desert

INDIAN WELLS

Attraction: Indian Wells Tennis Garden
Alfresco Dining: The Nest
American: Eureka!
Breakfast: Miramonte Resort & Spa
Burger: Eureka!
Coffeehouse:  IW Coffee
Craft Cocktail: Eureka!
Festival: BNP Paribas Open
Gym/Health Club: Indian Wells Tennis Garden
Hair Salon: Karl Vasquez Salon
Hotel/Resort: Miramonte Resort & Spa
Live Music: The Nest
Mexican: Don Diego’s
Public Golf Course: Indian Wells Golf Resort
Seafood: Vicky’s of Santa Fe
Romantic Dining: Vicky’s of Santa Fe
Spa: Miramonte Resort & Spa
Steakhouse:  Vicky’s of Santa Fe
Sunday Brunch: Miramonte Resort & Spa
Wedding Venue: The Pavilion Indian Wells

LA QUINTA

Alfresco Dining: Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill
American: The Cliff House
Asian:  Canton Bistro & Okura Robata
Bike Rentals: Pedego Electric Bikes
Boutique Hotel/Resort: The Chateau
Breakfast: Louises Pantry
Burger: In-N-Out Burger
Caterer:  Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill
Coffeehouse: Old Town Coffee Company
Consignment Store: Encore
Continental: Lavender Bistro
Craft Cocktail: Okura Robata
Festival: La Quinta Art Festival
French: La Brasserie Bistro & Bar
Gym/Health Club: Evolve Yoga
Hair Salon: Alankara Salon
Hiking Trail: Bear Creek Trail
Hotel/Resort: La Quinta Resort & Club
Italian: Chapellis Italian Restaurant
Japanese/Sushi:  Okura Robata
Karaoke:  Sandbar
Live Music:  Old Town Tavern
Mexican: Casa Mendoza
Museum: La Quinta Museum
Pizza: Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill
Public Golf Course: SilverRock
Resale:  Finder’s Thrift
Romantic Dining: Lavender Bistro
Seafood: Fisherman’s Grill
Sports Bar: Stuft Pizza Bar & Grill
Steakhouse: LG’s Prime Steakhouse
Sunday Brunch: La Quinta Baking Company
Vacation Rentals: Royale Vacation Rentals
Veterinarian:  Village Park Animal Hospital
Wedding Venue:  La Quinta Resort & Club 

INDIO

Alfresco Dining:   Jackalope Ranch
Barbeque:  Jackalope Ranch
Breakfast:  Shield’s Date Garden
Burger: In-N-Out Burger
Casino: Fantasy Springs
Caterer: Jackalope Ranch
Coffeehouse: Starbucks
Continental: Jackalope Ranch
Craft Cocktail: Jackalope Ranch
Festival:  Riverside County Date Festival
Fundraising Event: Rock the Ride Desert Cancer Foundation
Gym/Health Club:  Dedicated Strength
Hair Salon: Jesus Yvette Salon
Hotel/Resort: Fantasy Springs
Italian: Marios
Japanese:  Dragon
Karaoke:  Neil’s Lounge
Kid-friendly Attraction:  Shield’s Date Garden
Live Music:  Jackalope Ranch
Mediterranean:  DiVino
Mexican: El Mexicali Café
Museum: Coachella Valley History Museum
Pizza:  Your Pie
Public Golf Course: Terra Lago
Romantic Dining:  Chop House at Jakalope Ranch
Seafood: Chop House at Jakalope Ranch
Sports Bar: Jakalope Ranch
Steakhouse:  Chop House at Jakalope Ranch
Sunday Brunch:  Jakalope Ranch
Veterinarian:  Dr. Clark
Wedding Venue:  Jakalope Ranch

COACHELLA

Asian:  Ha Ha Chinese
Attraction:  Augustine Casino
Breakfast: Café 54 @ Augustine Casino
Burger:  Black & Blue @ Augustine Casino
Casino: Augustine Casino
Fundraising Event:  Augustine Casino Toy Drive
Live Music:  Spotlight 29 Casino
Mexican: Asadero Los Corrales
Steakhouse:  JEM Steakhouse @ Spotlight 29 Casino