“I want to start by welcoming Rooster and the Pig, at 356 S. Indian Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, back to the desert dining scene after a four-month closure due to electrical issues. I have gone twice since they reopened—I really missed the congee—and the food is as good as ever! Learn more at roosterandthepig.com.

In related news: Waldo Cesoni, owner of Backstreet Bistro and Waldo’s Ristorante in Palm Desert, tells me he has purchased Rio Azul Mexican Bar and Grill, which is in the same building as Rooster and the Pig, at 350 S. Indian Canyon Drive. Rio Azul was shuttered by the same electrical issues—but Cesoni says he will reopen Rio Azul, and plans to keep the menu as we all remember it. I hope he has the recipe for the salsa negra!…”

Rooster and the Pig Beef

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