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 week The 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 …

SkinLab El Paseo

Best Face Forward

The SkinLab concept has been an instant fit on El Paseo. The comprehensive skincare destination takes the guesswork out of finding the best solutions for your skin. Three products and services from the new SkinLab on El Paseo offer spring renewal and prepare your skin for the summer heat. By Lisa Marie Hart Photographs Courtesy of SkinLab Some TLC for your …

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 …

Artist Lindsey Wright

A Bright Burst of Optimism

Deja Kreutzberg of The Gardens on El Paseo says she hopes the mural will “uplift and unite the community after a very difficult year with COVID.” With this colorful mural at The Gardens on El Paseo, one artist is spreading hope and inspirational vibes. By Lisa Marie Hart Photos courtesy The Gardens on El Paseo Even before its completion, “We …

The Fine Jewelry Bar

Wear Your Happiness

One of the earliest Buddha Mama designs remains a favorite among clients and the designers. The gold matte Happy Buddha pendant with diamonds comes in three sizes. Peace, love, and positivity radiate from the Buddha Mama collection at The Fine Jewelry Bar. By Lisa Marie Hart Photos courtesy of The Fine Jewelry Bar Some people wear their heart on their …

Coda Gallery

Where the Art Makes You Smile

Serious art needn’t take itself so seriously. Look at Coda Gallery, fearlessly exhibiting whimsical artists since 1987. The gallery has distinguished itself in Palm Desert for its bright, fun-spirited artworks. On current display, giant ceramic M&Ms and a cake pieced together from exotic hardwoods provide a sweet complement to tongue-in-cheek realism and comic book-themed pop art.