Wally's Bartender Erin Earhart

A Minute with Wally’s Bar Manager Erin Earhart

In its continuing quest to bring fresh ideas to your bar coaster and dining room table, Wally’s Desert Turtle on Highway 111 in Rancho Mirage recently hired bar manager Erin Earhart. The 36-year-old, who was born and raised in Michigan, graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in interdisciplinary humanities with a focus on…

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Shame on the Moon

Shame on the Moon

There are certain time-tested things in my life—my favorite black velvet dinner jacket, my collection of Streisand LPs (now on Apple Music), and those comfy loafers that refuse to age—to which I return to time and time again, especially when I’m in need of comfort. Out in the world—or should I say, out in my…

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Palm Springs Valley Gets Its Michelin Man

Palm Springs Valley Gets Its Michelin Man

Gluttony knows there’s nary a reason to ever travel outside of Rancho Mirage city limits to nourish your inner foodie. That’s because my hometown has restaurants of every stripe. Every cuisine. Every price point. Every atmosphere. All that said, I must admit that I recently ventured to Palm Springs come dinnertime. I did so to…

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Si Bon Belgian Bistro…So Good!

Si Bon Belgian Bistro…So Good!

How European is Si Bon Belgian Bistro in Rancho Mirage? For starters, chef/owner Philippe Caupain and his wife, Edith, have chosen to label all the ingredient bins in the kitchen in French. There are the two clocks in the restaurant—one on local time, one on Brussels time. Street scenes from the home country adorn the…

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