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Update on California Farmers' Markets & Call to Action

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

After Governor Newsom’s order last Wednesday banning gatherings of more than 250 to slow down transmission of novel Coronavirus, a number of farmers markets across the state were ordered by their c...

Peninsula Pastries | Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 4 months ago

Back in Palm Springs in November, I stopped by Peninsula Pastries to try the kouign amann. The crisp and flaky spiral of buttery laminate with a glorious caramelized bottom hewed closer to croissan...

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Gelato Granucci | Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Best thing I put in my mouth in my Fall 2019 visit to Palm Springs was Gelato Granucci's Lemon meringue cookie + Pistachio gelato single, $5.25. Intensely fruity/floral lemon woven with biscuity fl...

Dinner in Palm Springs & Environs

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by masha 3 months ago

We will be in Palm Desert all of next week. I've searched the board and there is not much recent intelligence on restaurants for the Palm Springs area. We like all sorts of food; setting can be a...

Grass Fed Meats, Wild Fish? Palm Springs, Cathedral City, etc

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by DavyLeo 4 months ago

Tried this before, will try again. Looking for good places to purchase Grass Fed Meats, Wild fish, in Desert Hot Springs,Palm Springs, Cathedral City, La Quinta, Palm Desert, Rancho Mirage, Indo ...

Ice Cream & Shop(pe) | Uptown Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Ice Cream & Shop(pe) opened last summer at Arrive Hotel in Palm Springs. I admired the cute aqua-colored ice cream pedestal dishes and asked that my order be served in one. Sadly, they're for displ...

Grass Fed Meat Palm Springs

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by DavyLeo 6 months ago

Anyone have any good recs for grass fed meat in the PS area? Grass fed meats, grass fed organ meats, wild fish? Thanks

Authentic Szechuan in the Desert

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by laquintalou 6 months ago

We have long lamented the lack of classic Chinese cuisine in the Coachella Valley. Chinese/American places abound, the kind that specialize in bland take-out, sullen table service, and mindless fo...

Palm Springs Farmers Market?

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by DavyLeo 8 months ago

Does PS or any nearby place have a good Farmers Market? I'm up in Joshua Tree, and they have a FM on Saturdays, but wasn't that impressed with it, not a lot to choose from. So curious if PS has a b...

Mountain Valley Spring Water

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by DavyLeo 8 months ago

Hi All. So I was curious, does anyone know of any good sources to purchase the Gallon or 5 gallon glass bottles of Mountain Valley Spring in the Palm Springs or surrounding areas? I know many place...

Squash Blossom Enchiladas @ Cheeky's | Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Wednesday's breakfast was indoors at Cheeky's in Palm Springs, marking week #426. This was my second time, visiting before in 2012 during week #198. https://www.flickr.com/search/?sort=date-taken-...

Townie Bagels | Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last week in Palm Springs, we made a stop at Townie Bagels as our first morning errand.

Ein Brathaus | Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Has anyone tried this spot? A simple menu of sausages, apple strudel and ice cream. It's closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, so I missed trying it this trip. Ein Brathaus 117 La Plaza Palm Spri...

Lappert's Date Shake | Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

In February, the final edible of my visit was a date shake from Lappert's Premium Gourmet Ice Cream in downtown Palm Springs. Actually, I bought a pair of them the night before my departure. One to...

Hacienda de Campos vacation rental | Old Las Palmas - Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Last month I joined some friends for dinner that we cooked at their vacation rental, Hacienda de Campos, in the Old Las Palmas neighborhood. The kitchen and dining areas had a few quirks that might...

Billy Reed's Fried Chicken | Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 years ago

Last week's yahrzeit memorial was supposed to be held in the function room at Mr. Lyon's Steakhouse. But the fierce sand storm and power outages forced a change of venue and a scramble to put toget...

Rowan Hotel, new game in Palm Springs

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by Malcolm Ruthven 2 years ago

After a long and contentious battle (even now with indictments for bribery etc), the Rowan Palm Springs is open, a seven-story hotel in downtown Palm Springs. Five of us had dinner last night at th...

The Barn Kitchen @ Sparrows Lodge | Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Valentine's Day lunch for four of us was at The Barn Kitchen in the Sparrows Lodge on the south end of Palm Springs.

Vinny's Italian Ice & Frozen Custard | Palm Springs

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 2 years ago

Vinny's Italian Ice & Frozen Custard opened in May.