“RD RNNR, which reopens Aug. 26 in La Quinta ready to serve dishes like this Shrimp and Grits, was voted Best of the Best in La Quinta for Californian food. Discover the top finishers in six other desert cities.
The first thing guests notice about the newest eatery from husband-and-wife restauranteurs Chris and Anita Chmielak is its name: RD RNNR. While the couple was scouting potential locations at Old Town La Quinta, a roadrunner darted across their path. Chris recalls Anita saying, “‘Let’s call it RD RNNR’ … She had a vision of it reading like a license plate. She drew the logo on a napkin and that was that.”

[Read the full article]