El Paseo Outdoor dining on El Paseo in Palm Desert

Outdoor Seating

Few destinations enjoy the four-season privilege of al fresco wining and dining that beckons from one end of El Paseo to the other. Nearly every restaurant offers an outdoor dining experience. (Or, spread out on your own back deck overlooking the pool by ordering takeout or delivery.) Photographed at Pacifica Seafood Restaurant. The ancient San Jacinto backdrop frames the avenue, …

El Paseo Dining PAlm Desert - Chef Recommends

Chef Recommends

Photographed at Wilma & Frieda. Breakfast or lunch? Coffee or cocktails? Wine or craft beer? Apps or dessert? No hard decisions here. El Paseo is an all-of-the-above kind of destination. As the morning sun washes over the desert, coffee shops, cafés, and local brunch institutions arouse both sweet and the savory senses. Lunch over sandwiches, salads, pastas, or sushi is …