“My husband surprised me in March for my birthday with a trip to Palm Springs. It was really a surprise – my birthday is in January! He took care of the logistics – buying plane tickets in and out of Los Angeles so we could fly nonstop and have quick visits with a couple of Southern California friends. And I dove into planning where to eat in Palm Springs.

Since Palm Springs has so much sunshine, outdoor dining is ideal most of the year. In summer…not so much. The Palm Springs restaurants feature elaborate outdoor patios for al fresco dining. Even the local coffee chain had outdoor seating with live music. A very different breakfast experience than my Brooklyn neighborhood in late winter for sure!”

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