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My wine glass is half-full, its stem pushed flat into light sand.
I aim my camera at the glass. Click . The top part of the glass distorts giant waves crashing into the shore. Click . A haystack rock occupies space between wine and brim. Click . Sky meets sea in a blur of blue. Plus wine glass.
What: Bennie’s Bennie
Where: Wilma and Frieda’s, 73575 El Paseo Drive, No. C2310, Palm Desert
How much: $14
Contact: 760-773-2807; www.wilmafrieda.com
Why: The pork and the perfect balance.
Over the last couple of years, creative types ranging from musicians to comedians to publishers have used crowd-funding s...
Hard Rock Replaces Sessions With Simon Kitchen + Bar
Another celebrity chef is coming to the Coachella Valley.
Simon Kitchen + Bar, a restaurant under the direction of Kerry Simon, is slated to open in mid-September at the Hard Rock, located at 150 S. Indian Canyon Drive, in Palm Springs. It’s replaci...
Back when Palm Springs was a frequent destination for the truly hip, Frank Sinatra would hoist his Jack Daniel’s flag on the pole in his luxurious Movie Colony neighborhood. It was like a smoke signal to Frank’s cohorts—it was cocktail hour.
Today, the Coachella Valley is once again becoming a freque...
What: The Dragon Roll with the all-you-can-eat sushi at Dragon Sushi
Where: Dragon Sushi, 68369 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Cathedral City; also at 82451 Highway 111, No. 103, Indio
How much: $22.99 for lunch; $27.99 for dinner
Contact: (760) 321-5935; www.facebook.com/pages/Dragon-sushi/194086770616660
Why: A vari...
What: The Blistered Shishito Peppers
Where: Appetito Cal-Italian Deli, 1700 S. Camino Real, No. 2, Palm Springs
How much: $4.95
Contact: 760-327-1929; appetitodeli.com
Why: They’re an example of delicious simplicity—with a side of adventure.
Appetito opened earlier this year in the long-vacant space in the Kof...