Bite Me!

Want to grab a quick lunch between screenings? Try these great sandwich spots located just a (Sharon, Oliver, Emma) Stone’s throw from the Palm Springs International Film Festival.

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So you're booking films for the upcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival, but you forgot about how you are going to maintain your endurance for the 11-day extravaganza.

There are a variety of eating options within walking distance of the movie houses in Palm Springs. But if youre looking for something quick and easy, these Palm Springs sandwich bites move up to the front row.

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photo courtesy of Sherman's Deli & Bakery

One of Sherman's Deli & Bakery's bodacious sandwiches.

Sherman’s Deli & Bakery  — East moves west at this New York-style deli. The mile-long sandwich list includes Hot Pastrami, Hot Corned Beef, and Triple Decker Club Sandwich — all taller than the Empire State Building … or so it seems. The French Dip, brisket on a French roll served with a side of au jus, cottage fries, and a plate of pickles, brings comfort food to the next level. 401 E. Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs. 760-325-1199;

The Sandwich Spot — Located in the heart of Palm Springs, this eatery is sandwich central. Choose among 24 different specialty subs with eponymous names including The Djokovic (turkey, bacon, cheddar, and avocado) and The Chairman of the Board (ham, salami, prosciutto, provolone, and Italian dressing), or  try The Dreamkiller (veggies, avocado, roasted red peppers, and sprouts served on a sweet roll or fresh baked Dutch Crunch). Spice them up with one of their scrumptious sauces. 240 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs. 760-778-7900;

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The Real Italian Deli in Palm Springs.

The Real Italian Deli  — Unleash your inner Michelangelo — choose among authentic Italian ingredients to create a culinary masterpiece. Lost your muse? Go with the buonissimo Genovese (turkey, pesto, mayonnaise, lettuce, and tomatoes) or Toscano (salami, olive tapenade, lettuce, tomatoes, and provolone). Frame it with a glass of sangiovese or Chianti. 100 S. Sunrise Way, Suite B, Palm Springs. 760-325-3800;

Palm Greens Café — Vegans rejoice, this café is a true healthful haven! The Grilled Tempeh Reuben, Black Bean Burger, and the Garden Delight will reawaken your senses. If you don’t celebrate with the greens party, there are meat and fish options cooked on a separate grill. 611 S. Palm Canyon Drive,  Suite  6,  Palm Springs. 760-864-9900;

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