When French-born Didier Bloch opened Café des Beaux-Arts in 1993, he wanted to make it a little piece of Paris on El Paseo, modeling it after the bustling bistros that line the streets of his home city serving excellent food in a comfy, casual setting. Twenty-three years later, it’s clear the concept is a success.
A Palm Desert institution, Castelli’s has been providing award-winning cuisine and outstanding service in a warm, inviting atmosphere for 28 years. Dark woods, lace curtains, soft lighting, and piano music re-creates a throwback to the old supper club days.
City Wok is celebrating 21 years in Palm Desert. Along with its reputation for some of the tastiest, most unique Chinese food anywhere, City Wok offers affordable prices plus efficient takeout and delivery.
Classically-trained Executive Chef Gerard Brunett enjoys experimenting with the Coachella Valley’s vast array of locally grown products, from bell peppers, corn, and asparagus to citrus, dates, and figs.
If there’s one word to describe the Uptown Design District’s hip restaurant and lounge EIGHT4NINE, it’s eclectic, according to coowner Willie Rhine. “The décor, the menu items, the prices, our guests, you can have a different experience every time you’re here,” he says.
Since 1960, Elmer’s has been providing delicious food and personable, gracious service, making every meal a memorable family dining experience. Known for Walt Elmer’s famous buttermilk pancakes and the Classic German Pancake, which is “almost as big as Crater Lake,” Elmer’s is a staple in the Northwest for its mouthwatering breakfast items and fresh, seasonal entreés.
Don’t miss out on award-winning contemporary continental cuisine with an Austrian flair that offers restaurant goers dishes with a variety of subtle flavors from around the world. Creative chef Johannes Bacher is known for his signature Wiener Schnitzel and is featured in the book 1,000 Foods to Eat Before You Die for his Schnitzel.
Experience authentic Italian Cuisine from Johnny’s kitchen, featuring his Napolitano family-inspired recipes that are created fresh daily. Homemade pastas, pizza, fresh fish, and meats are complemented by flavorful sauces, an extensive wine list, and a full bar including al fresco dining on the patio.