Culinary Scene

Culinary Scene
People clinking glasses at a table over a meal

Get a true taste of Palm Springs… Dine alfresco at the base of the majestic San Jacinto Mountains under a star-studded desert night sky at one of the fine dining establishments.  For the ultimate culinary adventure, try the nearly 45 Palm Springs restaurants participating in Palm Springs Restaurant Week, June 2-11, 2017. For a complete list of participating Palm Springs restaurants, CLICK HERE.

Spotlight: Trio Restaurant

  • Posted By: February 07, 2019

By Kevin Perry

 

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Bongo Johnny’s: Now with a View

  • Posted By: February 22, 2019

By Kevin Perry

After suffering a fire in March of 2018, the ebullient eatery has triumphantly returned to the PS stage, although its owner eschews the spotlight. “I don’t really do interviews, so I’m not really good at talking about myself.” Robb Wirt is endearingly humble, but his zeal for hospitality drives him forward. “For me, Bongo Johnny’s was my choice for an end-of-life career. I used to work in the pharmaceutical industry, so coming to a customer service industry was kind of scary, but I figure I like people, so what could go wrong, right?”

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Kreem Artisanal Ice Cream

  • Posted By: February 07, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Chatting with Bianca Simonian makes you realize that anything is possible, from whipping up a batch of espresso lavender ice cream to launching successful eateries in two desert lands on opposite ends of the earth. Her revelations prompt the listener to do a delicious double take.

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On the Mark Fine Foods & Provisions

  • Posted By: February 07, 2019

By Kevin Perry

A visit to Palm Springs is a veritable safari for the senses. Your eyes careen across our majestic vistas, your lungs fill with our healing desert air, and your palate guides you ever onward, in search of a foodie experience worthy of your luxurious surroundings. But where will your taste buds take you?

Just follow the giant cow to 777 North Palm Canyon.

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Fall in Love, Italian Style, at Il Giardino

  • Posted By: January 11, 2019

By Kevin Perry

Palm Springs has always been a tastemaker, from our breezy resort wear to our mid-century modern flair. And taste is celebrated, exalted, and amplified at Il Giardino, a hearty slice of heaven nestled in the soul of downtown.

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Spotlight: Johannes

  • Posted By: November 27, 2018

By Kevin Perry

Genius and ambition are a delectable pairing. We are defined by a quixotic blend of abilities and passions… and sometimes, by a distaste for baked potatoes.

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We’re Big on Small

  • Posted By: November 20, 2018

Meet Andy Wysocki and Bill Sanderson of Townie Bagels

  • Posted By: November 19, 2018

To find a great bagel in Palm Springs head to  Townie Bagels in the south end of town.

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Eat + Drink: Peabody's Café

  • Posted By: November 09, 2018

Peabody's Cafe opened in 1992 as a coffee house. Over the years they became a full restaurant and bar serving simple American food with a Southern California twist. Most everything is made fresh to order.  Debbie Alexander, the owner of Peabody's Café, didn't dream up the name of her restaurant, she still feels an affinity with the moniker. "The name came from the Peabody Hotel in Memphis and was the name of the restaurant when I bought it back in 1994," she says. "Peabody is also a big name where I’m from in Massachusetts.

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3 Longest Operating Restaurants in Palm Springs

  • Posted By: October 26, 2018

While there are a host of great new places to try, there are also some restaurants that have been around for longer than some of us have been alive! These are three of the oldest restaurants in the city.

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