The Greater Palm Springs dining scene continues to add new players, which means greater choices to pleasure our collective palates.
Just past the sparkling pool of the newly renovated La Serena Villas in Palm Springs, the French-doored dining room of Azúcar summons with the promise of a relaxing, sumptuous meal. The dining establishment opens to include a few poolside tables when temperatures turn moderate. Moorish mirrors, floral-papered walls, and graphic saw-toothed tiles combine with Frida Kahlo prints and luxurious white-leather
One of the defining features that led to the design of Palm Springs’ new restaurant Truss & Twine was the number of trusses added likely decades before to help brace the Spanish tile roof. “If you look at the design images, all of the trusses are original,” says co-owner Michael Beckman. “That played a role in design.” The “twine” in
Who would’ve thought back in 1762 that John Montagu, the fourth Earl of Sandwich and a prolific gambler who didn’t want to leave his hand of cards to grab dinner, would start a tasty revolution? Legend has it, during a 24-hour gambling binge he asked the cook to prepare a meal that would not interfere with his intense card game.
This is the only place in the Coachella Valley you’ll be able to dine on the water with colorful, flying forks. The feel is “very Luluesque,” says John Shay, vice president of operations at Lulu and Acqua California Bistros. “The menu that migrated to Lulu’s was the original Acqua Pazza menu. And now, the menu here is identical to the