New RM Restaurants

Rancho Mirage Closings and Openings

They say when one door closes, another one opens. That’s certainly a truth of Rancho Mirage’s dining scene. Although we’ve lost Livreri’s Bella Napoli at The Atrium on Highway 111 and bb’s at The River, there are at least four new and exciting eateries destined to hang their shingle in the city before fall’s official…


Wine Tasting at the Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage

If you’re a fan of rosés—and, frankly, during hot summer months, who isn’t?—then you’ll want to hightail it to The Ritz-Carlton Rancho Mirage for its wine tasting devoted to this elegant varietal. The event will be held at the resort’s signature restaurant State Fare Bar & Kitchen between 2:00 and 4:00 p.m. on Saturday, July…

Babes Sunday Funday

Sunday Fundays at Babe’s

Maybe it’s too early to be thinking of your 2016 Halloween costume, but remember that from now through October 31st, Sundays are Fundays at Babe’s Bar-B-Que & Brewhouse at The River on Highway 111 in Rancho Mirage ( From 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., forego your usual brunch spot and come on down to Babe’s,…

Summer PSV

What To Do When Season Ends

I’m a very proud “year-rounder” here in Rancho Mirage. Leaving the Palm Springs Valley—even when we are experiencing summer’s triple-digit temps—is reserved for a getaway or two. But for me, summer is just as gorgeous as the rest of the year. Apparently, I’m not alone, as many of my neighbors and friends remain, and we…

Cello's Pantry to go

Cello’s Pantry Delivers!

There are myriad reasons I remain thankful for Bonnie Barkley, co-owner with husband Tom Steferak of Cello’s Bistro (in Cathedral City) and Cello’s Pantry (in Rancho Mirage). First and foremost, of course, is the fact that Bonnie’s food is some of the best for miles around…and that Tom’s homemade limoncello is prize-winning! Then there’s the…