Craft Your Crust at Westin Mission Hills

Craft Your Crust at Westin Mission Hills

Italy does not have pepperoni—an entirely American invention—just calabrese, the famously spicy sausage from the Calabria region of the country. I learned this important fact from Executive Chef Joel Delmond at Pinzimini—the signature restaurant of the Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort & Spa in Rancho Mirage—when I was there for Craft Your Crust, a special…

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Rancho Mirage Ritz-Carlton Offers Convertible Cocktails

Rancho Mirage Ritz-Carlton Offers Convertible Cocktails

The ladies and gentlemen who serve fine food and beverages to the ladies and gentlemen who dine and drink at the Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage’s State Fare Bar & Kitchen have more than one trick up their immaculately maintained uniform sleeves. Yes, as has been widely discussed since this venerable institution opened its velvet arms to…

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3-Course Summer Menu at bluEmber

3-Course Summer Menu at bluEmber

Not only are we fortunate enough to now have four world-class resorts within the city walls of Rancho Mirage—each of them boasts a stellar signature fine dining restaurant. One of my most favorite things to do during the summer months in the Palm Springs Valley is to eat out al fresco, a little later than…

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Lots of Paws on the Patio at Westin Mission Hills

Lots of Paws on the Patio at Westin Mission Hills

Rancho Mirage is surely one of the most pet-friendly places I know.   Our furry, four-legged friends are welcome at our beautiful public park, on the walkways of our premiere shopping and entertainment venue at The River, and even within our resorts. The other day I headed off to Westin Mission Hills Golf Resort and Spa…

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Lunch at the Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage

Lunch at the Ritz Carlton Rancho Mirage

Well, we finally did take the plunge. Diana Dodge and I made a daytime date and met at the newly opened Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage to have lunch at the eagerly anticipated world-class resort’s signature restaurant State Fare Bar & Kitchen. If you haven’t yet had a chance to amble up the hill to check out…

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Dine Rancho Mirage’s Sensational Summer Offers

Dine Rancho Mirage’s Sensational Summer Offers

Some people claim their appetite wanes come the high temps of summer. Not me. If anything, I get more ravenous June through August! It should therefore come as no surprise to you, dear reader, that some of the best news I’ve received of late is that the Rancho Mirage Chamber of Commerce has joined forces…

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