A Taste of Paris in Palm Springs

Bonjour, welcome to the sunkissed skies of Palm Springs!

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In the midst of a charming Southern California desert town, you might not expect to experience some of the finest French food around, but surprises make life fun!

We might not have the Louvre, but the Palm Springs Art Museum showcases fashionable art, modern sculpture and rotating exhibitions from worldly artists. Instead of touring the Eiffel Tower, take a trip up the Palm Springs Aerial Tramway on some of the largest rotating tram cars in the world. Browse Gallery24Jewlry for sparkling vintage French finds.

Visit L’Atelier Café, Le Vallauris, Pomme Frite, Mister Parker’s and FARM for unparalleled romantic dining with Parisian style.

 

L’Atelier Café

Enjoy breakfast and lunch downtown at L’Atelier Café. They offer an assortment of French pastries, including Pain au Chocolate, Butter and Almond Croissants. For something more fancy, choose le Croque Madame, served with ham, Gruyere cheese and garnished with egg. Don’t miss the French Roast, Cappuccino or Double Espresso. It is an intimate atmosphere with affordable eats for the entire family!

 

Le Vallauris

Enjoy an evening dinner, weekend lunch or Sunday champagne brunch at Le Vallauris. An enchanting garden patio at this historic restaurant sets the mood for an elegant experience. It is a lovely place to have a group luncheon for a special occasion. Try the Rack of Lamb or the Grilled Spanish Octopus and complete the meal with the divine Grand Marnier Souffle. Take a French cooking class with your loved ones. The vibrant plants, twinkling lights and soft flowers greet you at Le Vallauris.

 

Pomme Frite

Dreaming of Anjou Pears in Spiced Red Wine or a Grand Marnier Crème Brulee? Enjoy French sweets and more at Pomme Frite. A variety of Mussels, including Dijon, Basil, Roquefort or Garlic, among others, Beef Stroganoff and Belgian Beef Stew are a few menu highlights. Keep an eye out for the Weekly Specials and more. The crisp white tables dotted with fresh flowers are complemented by subtle greenery. They offer a beautiful al fresco dining option for people watching too.

 

Mister Parker’s

Rich colored walls, exquisite lighting and colorful modern art makes Mister Parker’s the hip spot to enjoy French eats. Escargot, Pan Roasted Duck, Italian Farro Risotto and more, appeal to the palate. Savor a glass of the Taylor Fladgate 20 Years Tawny Porto and cheers the evening with your best gals or gents. Have a sweet tooth? The Pistachio Cheesecake does not disappoint.

 

FARM 

Inspired by the South of France, FARM serves local faire and smooth French-pressed coffee. Share the Roasted Pear Salad and the Citron Crepes or opt for a Crispy Duck Confit Omelette. The restaurant functions san a microwave in order to present the freshest foods with the purest ingredients. Dine on the whimsical landscaped patio and take your time cherishing every nuance of flavor.

 

 

Sincerely,

Christina 

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