Easter Sunday Dining in Rancho Mirage

Easter Sunday Dining in Rancho Mirage

Whether one celebrates Easter as a religious holiday—or prefers to use the annual springtime event as an excuse to indulge in a special weekend—there are plenty of opportunities to do both here in the desert. For many, Easter Weekend is a great time to get together with family and friends and enjoy good food and…

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Fulvio’s Foods in Rancho Mirage

Fulvio’s Foods in Rancho Mirage

I don’t know about you, but I’m a real sucker for a Renaissance Man—especially when he toils in my hometown of Rancho Mirage right in the heart of the Palm Springs Valley.  When he’s not serving as chief meteorologist for CBS Local 2—appearing on air both on that station as well as on KDFX Fox…

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Rancho Mirage Welcomes “Dhat Island”

Rancho Mirage Welcomes “Dhat Island”

With all the great food and beverage establishments we have in the Palm Springs Valley, I seldom need to leave my hometown of Rancho Mirage to find somewhere special to dine. To the long list of cuisine choices—including steak houses, Thai, pasta, Japanese, All-American, continental, barbeque, Mediterranean, Italian, Hawaiian, Vietnamese, and Mexican—we can add Caribbean,…

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Indian Wells Tennis Gardens Eateries

Indian Wells Tennis Gardens Eateries

Despite the fact that 2014 has barely begun, we all know the swift way each great Palm Springs Valley season goes.  Before we know it, March will be here.  And what’s the signature desert event of March?  Why, the BNP Paribas Open just east of my home in Rancho Mirage at the Indian Wells Tennis…

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The Award-Winning Lulu and Acqua Pazza

The Award-Winning Lulu and Acqua Pazza

Two of my favorite dining and watering holes in the Palm Springs Valley—Acqua Pazza California Bistro at The River in Rancho Mirage, and Lulu California Bistro in Downtown Palm Springs—just gained a few more feathers in their culinary caps.  The eateries—appropriate for intimate dining, business meals, or family get-togethers, and jointly owned by the marvelous…

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Take The Crab Pot’s “SeaVenture” Boat Ride!

Take The Crab Pot’s “SeaVenture” Boat Ride!

It’s not every day that one can take a cool ride on a 65-foot Dungeness crab boat, sip thirst-quenching beverages, and eat tasty appetizers with friends and family—all while being hosted by the animatronic Captain Jack—without ever leaving the Palm Springs Valley.  But if you’re dining at the Crab Pot in Rancho Mirage, you’re in…

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The Magnificent Kellers

The Magnificent Kellers

Anyone who spends any time at all in the Palm Springs Valley knows that the area has long been home to an astounding array of amazing philanthropists.  If I were urged to name two of my personal favorites, I would have to go with Rancho Mirage’s beloved Barbara and Jerry Keller. This husband-and-wife team—who together…

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