The Greater Palm Springs area is well-known for the vast assortment of great dining establishments and there are many popular restaurants in downtown Palm Springs that are particularly noteworthy.
Four of my favorites which I as a professional photographer have had the opportunity to photograph interiors, exteriors, and food items are allocated within a couple of blocks of each other and each offer unique menus.
Johannes Restaurant, owned and operated by Austrian-born chef Johannes Bacher, offers award-winning sophisticated Austrian specialties along with an extensive assortment of wines. This popular restaurant has a dedicated local following and is also popular with tourists
Johnny Costas is a multi-generational family Italian restaurant that was once frequented by Frank Sinatra and his pals. Family recipes, fresh ingredients, a friendly staff, and extensive wine list combine to keep people coming back year after year.
Pomme Frite is a quaint and cozy bistro serving wonderful authentic French and Belgian specialties, Belgian beers, and California wines at moderate prices.
Lulu California Bistro, on the corner of Palm Canyon Drive and Arenas Road opened in 2011 and has been called “Palm Springs hippest restaurant.” In the past ten years, Lulu has served over 2 ½ million guests. The restaurant is known for its dramatic circular bar, colorful outdoor patio, and a wide variety of food offerings.