“Once the proverbial playground of Hollywood stars, Palm Springs has undergone a 21st century cultural and culinary resurgence to become one of the US’s most rewarding destinations.

Palm Springs is one of those classic Californian destinations that exists in our imagination long before we set foot on its asphalt; I believe I’ve dreamed of holidaying in Palm Springs since I was approximately eight years old. The name “Palm Springs” alone evokes swaying palm trees, poolside cocktails, decadent dinners, sunshine-on-tap, the strains of Sinatra. These things, Palm Springs has been delivering for decades. Less embedded in the imaginations of travellers, however, is Palm Springs’s gentle metamorphosis from a pleasure-seeker’s paradise into a cultural hotspot dedicated to 20th century art, architecture and design…”

[Read the full article at gourmettraveller.com.au]