Keeping Cool at Brandini Toffee

Anyone who knows me—and any reader who’s followed Diana’s and my blogs for the last six-plus years—knows that I am a humongous fan of Brandini Toffee. And by invoking the brand, I mean, of course, the yummy sweet stuff itself, the company and all its product offerings and employees, and the mastermind behind the entire…

Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week

When season closes post-Memorial Day, snowbirds fly the coop. But for we brave ones who choose to remain in the desert to weather—and enjoy!—the summer months, some worthy rewards are in store. Or, should I say, “in restaurant.” Yes, I’m talking about Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week®. 2017’s iteration of the popular gastronomic event has…

Rancho Mirage is Restaurant City

Ever since rooftops started popping up on Rancho Mirage’s Restaurant Row more than four-and-a-half decades ago, the city’s been known as a Palm Springs Valley gastronomic magnet for foodies near and far. Today, the culinary offerings within our borders are nothing if not diverse—from classic standbys such as Lord Fletcher’s (www.lordfletcher.com), Wally’s Desert Turtle (www.wallysdesertturtle.com),…