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…


Our Beloved Brandini’s Booming Business

Boy, this has been a big year so far for local Rancho Mirage confectioner Brandini Toffee. First off, new products keep flying off the shelves. In addition to the original toffee simply made of sugar, butter, chocolate, and almonds, the entire array now includes the relatively new and best-selling popcorn, plus brownies, pretzels, chocolate almond…

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…