Where to Dine During Coachella Weekend
Check out these four top-notch desert dining experiences and treat yourself to a fancy meal after a long day in the Indio sun. You deserve it.
The Foodie Feast: Outstanding in the Field
The farm-to-table outdoor pop-up restaurant with elaborate four-course meals will cook up 12 dinners at Coachella. At $225, it's pricey, but fans include celebs like Penn Badgley. 81-800 Ave. 51, Indio; firstname.lastname@example.org
The Celeb Haunt: Copley's
This high-end eatery — which was once Cary Grant's guesthouse — attracts the likes of Jennifer Lopez and ICM Partners' Chuck James, who come for chef Andrew Manion Copley's creative takes on American classics. 621 N. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs; 760-327-9555
The Secret Spot: El Mexicali Cafe II
With harp players and "the best chiles gueritos you've ever had," according to Dan Berkowitz of the event travel agency CID Entertainment, this authentic, family-owned Mexican restaurant has become a local favorite. 43430 Monroe St., Indio; 760-342-2333
The Local Hotspot: Workshop Kitchen + Bar
This recently renovated eatery, located in the Uptown Design district, is known as much for its chic dining experience as its delicious seasonal specials. A finalist for both the 2015 James Beard Foundation Award as well as the Outstanding Restaurant Design Award, Workshop is well worth a visit. 800 N. Palm Canyon Dr. Suite G, Palm Springs; 760-459-3451
A version of this story first appeared in the April 4 issue of Billboard magazine.