El Paseo, the world-class shopping and dining district in the heart of Coachella Valley, is kicking off summer with the annual Greater Palm Springs Restaurant Week, additional summer specials and great gifts for Father’s Day.
Restaurant Week takes place June 2-11, with participating restaurants featuring prix fixe menus for lunch starting at $15 and dinner starting at $29. Participating El Paseo restaurants include Café Des Beaux-Arts, Cuistot, Daily Grill, La Paon, Le Donne Cucina Italiana, Pacifica Seafood Restaurant, Sullivan’s Steakhouse, Tommy Bahama Restaurant and Bar, and WP Kitchen + Bar. For more information or to view Restaurant Week menus, visit www.dinegps.com. 
Many restaurants will feature prix fixe menus throughout the summer, including Sullivan’s who will be continuing their three-course “Sure Thing” prix fixe menu, daily happy hour 3:00-6:00 p.m. and all night on Thursdays and Sunday, as well as live music Thursday-Sunday starting at 6:30 p.m. Daily Grill has nightly meal specials, a monthly burger and beer special, and half-price wine on Thursdays. Through June 16, Tommy Bahama Restaurant and Bar will feature it’s “Tacos and Tequila” menu, offering a variety of taco and margarita combinations. The Fix is extending their “Attitude Adjustment Hour” to 2:00 p.m. to closing, daily. They will also feature “Wine Wednesdays” with special pricing on wine, and a shrimp ceviche which is sure to be refreshing throughout the summer. Sammy’s Woodfire Pizza is adding a Summer Salad Menu for the summer. 
Don’t forget about Father’s Day, coming up on June 18. For the stylish dad, or maybe the dad in need of a makeover, consider a gift from Mares Menswear, Don Vincent Men’s Wear, Pompeii’s Men’s Fine Apparel, Tommy Bahama, or Saks 5th Avenue. If your dad is in need of a little pampering, pick up a gift set from The Art of Shaving or treat him to one of the services at their Barber Spa. For the high-tech dad, stop by Bang & Olufsen for a new TV or wireless speakers, or head to the Apple Store for the latest in mobile technology. 
It is graduation season and whether you are in need of the perfect gift for the grad in your life, or you’re a graduate looking for the perfect ensemble to wear under your cap and gown, El Paseo has it all. When it comes to gifts, every grad would love a new set of luggage from Tumi, something sparkly from Tiffany & Co. or Leeds & Son, or even a new car from Tesla to drive away in. If you’re still not sure what to get, grab a gift card to The Gardens and let them chose their own gift from their favorite store. If you are the graduate, you’re going to want to choose an outfit that will help keep you cool under that gown, but as it will be covered during your graduation ceremony, make sure you highlight the one part of your outfit people will see, your shoes, by picking up a new pair from Cactus Flower Shoe Salon, Clark’s Shoes, Saks 5th Avenue, Souliers, or Stuart Weitzman. Get picture perfect by getting your hair and makeup done at Just Blow Drys, J. Russell, Roberto Madera, or at one of the many other amazing salons along the street.
For more information about El Paseo and scheduled special events, please visit www.ShopElPaseo.com.