Last updateWed, 27 Aug 2014 10am
Closed: 3rd Corner Wine Shop and Bistro
The busy season is over—and that means this is the time of year when some restaurants on the edge financially will decide to close up shop rather than brave another Coachella Valley summer.
One of the first casualties of the (unofficial) summer of 2015: the 3rd ...
What: The Falafel Pita
Where: Francesco’s Café, 72047 Dinah Shore Drive, No. C1, Rancho Mirage
How much: $9.95
Why: The falafel is perfect—and it’s enhanced by the yummy accompaniments.
So Francesco’s Café specializes in Italian and Persian cuisine.
Wait, what? Last I checked, Italy and P...
This is about creeping age and rolling green hills. It’s about interspersed wide patches of California poppies that cause drivers to pull over and take photos—as do acres of vines and vines and vines.
I’m 49 years old, and I could spend every spring on the Central Coast.
Dave and I drive the hybrid to...
What: The Szechwan beef lunch special
Where: China Bistro, 45765 Towne St., Indio
How much: $7.50 (lunch special)
Contact: 760-342-7288; chinabistroindio.com
Why: Good flavor—and they deliver the spice, if you ask.
Let’s say you’re an east valley resident craving good Chinese food for lunch. Or maybe you’re fr...
Mark Your Calendars: Dining Out for Life Is on Thursday, April 30
Every year, dozens of area restaurants agree to give a chunk of one special day’s proceeds to the Desert AIDS Project, and that sacrifice makes a big financial difference: Last year, more than $175,000 was raised for DAP’s client servi...
What: The Drunken Noodles
Where: Blue Orchid, 73030 El Paseo, No. 102, Palm Desert
How much: $11.95
Contact: 760-776-6610; blueorchidpd.com
Why: The soft noodles and the fresh flavors.
On the west end of El Paseo in Palm Desert, near the semi-convergence of El Paseo, Highway 111 and Highway 74, good Thai food ...