bluEmber Dinner

bluEmber Continues its Wine Dinner Series Through April

My preferred partner in crime Potter Palma and I don’t understand how the signature restaurants of Rancho Mirage’s four deluxe resorts remain able to fly under the gastronomic radar of so many. Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa (www.hotwatercasino.com), The Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa (www.westinmissionhills.com), The Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage (www.rirzcarlton.com/ranchomirage), and Omni Rancho…

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Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa’s Chef Neri

Rancho Las Palmas Resort and Spa’s Chef Neri

A diabetic pastry chef may seem as contradictory as a fisherman with aquaphobia, but for Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa’s Neri Tiburcio—diagnosed with type 2 of the disease five years ago—it’s proven to be no problem at all. Just one of the ways he takes good care of himself and his health is…

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Holiday Dining at Rancho Mirage Resorts

The holidays are coming, the holidays are coming! And in addition to gifts and good cheer, that means guests and a great many number of meals to prepare (and clean up!). It’s no wonder that many folks prefer to eat out in December, especially on those four special days and nights: Christmas Eve, Christmas Day,…

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Cello’s Pantry in Rancho Mirage

I am always hungry and I love to eat. But let’s be honest. Sometimes I don’t want to go out, I don’t want to cook, I don’t even want to THINK about what will nourish me. And now, on nights like those, I let someone else do the culinary thinking and head on to the…

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BluEmber Lobby

bluEmber Kicks Off its Wine Dinner Series in Style

The only thing better than dining at bluEmber—the signature restaurant of Omni Rancho Las Palmas Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage—is dining at bluEmber on one of the evenings it’s hosting one of its spectacular wine dinners. This season’s series is titled “bluEmber Uncorked,” and I was one of the fortunate souls on hand to…

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Catalan

Revisiting Rancho Mirage’s Catalan

Chef Drew Davis may have created delectable dishes for the likes of President Bill Clinton, rock star Billy Joel, Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Spielberg, and rap and pop royalty duo Jay Z and Beyoncé, but since the spring of 2012, there’s no place this culinary wunderkind would rather be than right here in the Palm…

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