Restaurant Review: Tyler’s Burgers

Recently, I saw a VH1 profile of AC/DC (yes, I sometimes watch VH1…you got a problem with that?). Near the end, the interviewer asked Angus Young what the future held for AC/DC. Angus, by now balding and middle-aged, but just as badass as ever, replied, “You can expect many more years of straight-up, toe-tapping rock … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Tyler’s Burgers

Restaurant Review & Recipe: Zin American Bistro

Zin American Bistro is just down the street from Pomme Frite, and the two present an interesting contrast in approaches. Where Pomme Frite represents an attempt to reproduce the atmosphere of a typical Franco-Belgian bistro, Zin American Bistro is clearly designed to provide an upscale dining experience. Zin is decorated in an elegant, contemporary style, … Continue reading Restaurant Review & Recipe: Zin American Bistro

Restaurant Review: John’s

Short and sweet: John’s Restaurant is *the* place for breakfast in Palm Springs. Classic diner, super-clean, great food, and absurdly low prices. My wife got the Pancake Combo: 3 pancakes, 3 eggs, bacon or sausage (she opted for sausage). Only $5.25. (I didn’t get anything because I knew I’d end up eating some of the … Continue reading Restaurant Review: John’s

Restaurant Review: Grill-A-Burger

Our quest for lunch began with a major disappointment when we discovered that the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog outlet in Palm Springs had closed down. My wife, a born New Yorker, absolutely loves Nathan’s, and we have to get it wherever we go. What makes the closure of the Nathan’s particularly ironic is that it … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Grill-A-Burger

Restaurant Review: Pomme Frite

On the rare occasions when my wife and I get to take a vacation without the kids, one of our great joys is the opportunity to eat in a fine restaurant without worrying about rushing home to relieve the babysitter. Tonight, we dined at Pomme Frite in Palm Springs. Pomme Frite, which classifies itself as … Continue reading Restaurant Review: Pomme Frite