“Last year was devastating for the restaurant industry due to the pandemic—and law-abiding Coachella Valley restaurants have remained closed for everything but takeout and delivery thus far in 2021.

However, soon after restaurants are allowed to welcome in-person outdoor dining again, a shuttered Palm Springs spot will be reborn: The old Draughtsman location, at 1501 N. Palm Canyon Drive, will reopen as 1501 Uptown Gastropub. It’s a project that has two reputable local names behind it: Chad Gardner and Willie Rhine…”

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