Three amazing days of dining in the Coachella Valley's glamorous Palm Desert.
Food + Wine Festival Palm DesertVarious Palm Desert Locations (Palm Desert, CA, United States) Map it $75
Indulge in a culinary extravaganza while enjoying a desert getaway at Food + Wine Festival Palm Desert. Now celebrating its fourth year, the three-day festival includes such Southern California food-world stars as Roy Choi of Chego and the famed Kogi truck; Ari Taymor, exec chef at LA’s Alma, chosen “Best Restaurant in America 2013” by Bon Appetit magazine; David LeFevre, James Beard-nominated chef at the acclaimed Fishing with Dynamite and Manhattan Beach Post; and Brooke Williamson, owner of Hudson House and The Tripel. With the California Dreamin’ Grand Tasting Ticket, you’ll get to try samples from over 50 restaurants and 70 premium wineries, microbreweries, and spirits purveyors, not to mention access to all chef demos. Other options include wine and craft beer seminars; a four-course wine luncheon with four James Beard-recognized chefs; a Brunch, Bubbles, and Brews Grand Tasting where superior brunch cuisine, Champagnes, sparkling wines, and top-notch microbrews will flow, Roy Choi will sign “L.A. Son,” his cookbook/memoir; and top chefs will demo their dishes. Sounds like gastronomic heaven to us.