The iconic food of the desert isn't avacado or citrus, it's Dates. 90% of America's dates are grown in the Coachella Valley.
Dates are a superfood, packed with natural sugars, fibers, antitoxins, and their taste is like creamy caramel.
Given the locavore craze are our local restaurants playing with one of the world's most important foods, so indigenous and iconic to the area?
I'm going to find out and will post results. Lou