Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week

When season closes post-Memorial Day, snowbirds fly the coop. But for we brave ones who choose to remain in the desert to weather—and enjoy!—the summer months, some worthy rewards are in store. Or, should I say, “in restaurant.” Yes, I’m talking about Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week®. 2017’s iteration of the popular gastronomic event has…


Haus of Poké Finds First Home in Rancho Mirage

The moment you enter the bright, clean space occupied by new restaurant Haus of Poké in the Rancho Las Palmas Shopping Center at Highway 111 and Bob Hope Drive, you see the following written on a large sign: “Poké/poukei/ is a raw fish salad served as an appetizer in Hawaiian cuisine, and sometimes as an…


Rancho Mirage is Restaurant City

Ever since rooftops started popping up on Rancho Mirage’s Restaurant Row more than four-and-a-half decades ago, the city’s been known as a Palm Springs Valley gastronomic magnet for foodies near and far. Today, the culinary offerings within our borders are nothing if not diverse—from classic standbys such as Lord Fletcher’s (, Wally’s Desert Turtle (,…