Las Vegas, Palm Springs, and the desert between them are full of wonder, including the brightest of bright city lights as well as vast wilderness under a mantle of stars. Here, too, you find a colorful array of authentic local eats — a taste of California both simple and deluxe. Palm Springs offers an especially rich lode of good meals, from magnificent West Coast hamburgers and worldly hot dogs and milk shakes to romantic hideaways and roadside attractions from the early days of motoring.
Felipe's is a modest storefront restaurant serving some of the best Mexican food in Palm Springs. Margaritas are great; dessert mustn't be missed.
Masterful Italian meals make Mimmo's a Palm Desert hidden gem, from bruschetta thru pastas & seafood to unforgettable tiramisu and mascarpone cheesecake.
Spectacular mile-high hamburgers dressed and loaded every which way make Tony's a Cathedral City destination for adventurous eaters in search of extremes.
Located by a grove of stately California palm trees, Shields sells luxurious date shakes and has a cafe serving excellent Mexican-accented food.