Last updateWed, 27 Aug 2014 10am
Tinto at the Saguaro Downsizes a Bit
Tinto, the Basque-style restaurant owned by Iron Chef Jose Garces that calls the Saguaro Palm Springs home, will reopen Wednesday, Dec. 3, after a lengthy closure during much of the summer and fall.
When Tinto reopens, it will be just a fraction of its former self,...
What: Barbacoa (pork and beef stew)
Where: La Perlita Mexican Food, 901 Crossley Road, Palm Springs
How much: $11.95
Why: It’s some of the best Mexican food in the valley.
You really have to be looking for La Perlita Mexican Food to find it.
The joint is stuck at the end of a strip mall o...
The dog wanders through the Illuminare tasting room in Camino, Calif.
Like his owner who’s pouring our wine, the pooch is chill. I try to attract the dog’s attention, to give him a scratch. He ignores me. Uber-chill. Do people still say uber? Do they use the umlaut to spell it? Über?
When I drink, I ov...
What: The Beef Stroganoff
Where: Miro’s, 1555 S. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs
How much: $28
Contact: 760-323-5199; mirospalmsprings.com
Why: Perfection in proportions.
Beef stroganoff is, on paper, a simple dish. You have your beef and maybe mushrooms; you have your pasta; you have your sauce. Mix together....
New: Pho Lan Vietnamese Restaurant
Pho Lan Vietnamese Restaurant has opened at 330 N. Palm Canyon Drive, in the downtown Palm Springs space occupied until recently by Kimy Sushi.
While we have not yet had a chance to check out Pho Lan, the restaurant’s Facebook page offers some details about the place: ...
What: Seafood Thursday Dinner at the Potrero Canyon Buffet
Where: Morongo Casino Resort and Spa, 49500 Seminole Drive, Cabazon
How much: $22.95 with a players’ club card
Contact: 800-252-4499; www.morongocasinoresort.com
Why: You can pig out on crab or dessert or shrimp or whatever else.
I grew up in Nevada, a...