Sake Basics

“A lot of the sake you find at a sushi bar is actually just table sake, so that’s what our perception of sake is,” says Darrell Baum, who, along with partner Osamu “Sam” Sagara, owns Wabi Sabi Japan Living in Palm Springs, which sells home goods imported from Japan, as well as a range of sakes. …read more

Ice Cream Social

Scoopers are happy to stuff you with samples from the rotating selection of trendy flavors like avocado, pomegranate chip, and the popular Coachella Valley date. In addition to ice cream, there are smooth sorbets, including an I’m-clearly-on-vacation champagne version. And — score! — all the toppings … …read more

The Truth Is Out There

Contact in the Desert, dubbed “the Woodstock of UFOs,” takes place June 1-4 at the Renaissance Indian Wells Resort & Spa. Are we alone in the universe? A quick Google search of the question yields nearly 100 million results, from TED Talks and op-eds to studies in mathematical probability and … …read more

On Our Radar: May 2018

The retailer of all things tropical opens its second desert location May 8 in Palm Springs. The 7,200-square-foot retail and dining space includes California’s first Marlin Bar, a counter-service counterpart to the main restaurant with alfresco seating on an expansive patio. Dishes are guaranteed to arrive in … …read more