Last updateSun, 30 Aug 2015 2pm
Bruce Davis has a reputation around the valley for knowing his stuff when it comes to wine. After one conversation with him, I understand why the wine specialist at Palm Desert’s Bristol Farms has this sterling reputation.
Davis, like a lot of great wine people, loves to tell stories. He casually con...
It’s no secret that the scorching-hot weather can extend well into September and October here in the Coachella Valley. However, locals don’t need to fret or sweat—because crafty beach cities with more moderate temperatures are less than a couple of hours away.
I recently spent some time in Orange Cou...
What: The Queso Bonita Tacos
Where: La Bonita’s, 330 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
How much: $12.99
Contact: 760-318-8883; www.labonitas.com
Why: Crispy cheese is an amazing thing.
Ah, the taco. It’s the perfect food—delicious, potentially nutritious, easy to make and effortless to eat. Plus, it singlehan...
What: The Croque Madam
Where: Bouchée Café and Deli, 72785 Highway 111, Palm Desert
How much: $12
Info: 442-666-3296; www.boucheecafeanddeli.com (menu out of date)
Why: The cheese ties everything together.
Breakfast is my favorite meal … when it’s done well, that is.
When it’s not done well, breakfast can be bor...
What: The Bi Bim Bap
Where: JOY Asian Cuisine at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, 84245 Indio Springs Parkway, Indio
How much: $17
Contact: 760-342-5000; www.fantasyspringsresort.com/prod/dining/dining.php#joy
Why: So many flavors and sensations!
Once upon a time, casino food was looked down upon. I grew up in R...
Café Europa Moving to Former Plate | Glass Space, Adding a Tapas Concept
The gorgeous second-story spot at 301 N. Palm Canyon Drive in downtown Palm Springs has gained a reputation as being jinxed, because the list of recent restaurants that have unsuccessfully made a go of it there is rather lengthy....