Brunch on El Paseo

Where to Brunch on El Paseo

Brunch is a tradition and an event on El Paseo. Wilma & Frieda pair farm-fresh eggs with a filet mignon every day of the weekThe top brunch spots on Palm Desert’s culinary avenue please with sweet and savory, breakfast or lunch. By Lisa Marie Hart Photographs Courtesy of the Restaurants Brunch is not only practical — often extending more variety …

Sweet Basil

How Sweet It Is

One of those dishes that popped into Sally Hill’s head is this California Shrimp and Grits on the menu at Sweet Basil California Eatery on El Paseo.Sweet Basil opens on El Paseo under the cloud of the pandemic, but emerges stronger thanks to its thriving patio business. By Jim Powers Photographs courtesy Sweet Basil California Eatery The coronavirus pandemic has …

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, where outdoor …

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 a …