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5 Midcentury Modern Restaurants in Palm Springs

LA WEEKLY – FEBRUARY 2017

Architecture and design buffs from all over the country will soon descend on the desert for Modernism Week, a celebration of Palm Springs’ signature Midcentury Modern architecture. And if you happen to be one of those buffs, you’ll surely work up an appetite admiring all the clean angles and breeze block around town. These five Palm Springs restaurants have taken cues from the area’s marked look and feel by incorporating its revered design elements into their dining rooms.


Classically Fresh: Escena Golf Club In Palm Springs

FOREMAGAZINE.COM – JULY 2016

Dining and golf can often prove boorish playing partners: Grab an energy bar while running to the first tee; pound a hot dog at the turn; drink a fast can of macrobrew post-round. But at Escena in Palm Springs, golfers come for the fairways and stay for the fare. Surrounded by views of the San Jacinto Mountains, Escena’s 1950s-style clubhouse and the Grill & Lounge therein, present a vibe of classic Palm Springs cool.


Catch a Glimpse of the Best Views Palm Springs Has to Offer

LOCALEMAGAZINE.COM – JULY 2015

If you’re looking for a golf course that is not only well-groomed but also includes a remarkable view, then look no further. The Escena Golf Club does a wonderful job of combining championship golf with the classic Palm Springs desert setting we all know and love.


Escena Grill Ranked Among America’s Top 100 Al Fresco Dining Restaurants

YAHOO.COM – JUNE 2015

Escena Grill was listed in Open Table’s 2015 Top 100 Al Fresco Dining Restaurants in America! Check out the full listing on Opentable.com.


The Look Of Love — Five Romantic Coachella Valley Vistas

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VISITGREATERPALMSPRINGS.COM – OCT 2014

Even the most besotted couples sometimes need a break from gazing into each other’s eyes. Look to the horizon at these romantic Greater Palm Springs locales—where you might find the view just as awe-inspiring as your partner. Read more…


Escena Grill’s “A Voyage Down Under” comes up Delish!

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EXAMINER.COM – AUG 2013

In enjoying Escena’s second summer wine-pairing dinner—besides the fantastic quality of the meals and wine, again I am struck how the entire evening comes off like an intimate dinner party. With such a limited gathering, the conversation becomes electric and the merriment of the evening is continually fueled by wonderful cuisine.


A French Soirée At Escena Lounge & Grill

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EXAMINER.COM – JUL 2013

Quelle Chance! How fortunate for the intimate party of diners to be enjoying the first of the 2013 Around the World Summer Wine Dinner Series held last week, where the focus of the evening—mais oui, but of course—was France and its famed wine producing regions. Escena Lounge and Grill is one of Palm Springs’ beautiful restaurants on every level.


10 Places To Go After Your Game

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DESERT MAGAZINE – MAR 2013

After a wonderful (or even not so great) game of golf or tennis, it’s hard to beat a relaxing meal or drink with friends, while you replay the outing.


Easy Italian At Escena Lounge & Grill

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EXAMINER.COM – AUG 2012

For anyone who wished to practice their Italian, their appreciation for classic Italian wines, and the delicious cuisine at the Escena Grill & Lounge—well perhaps we met while dining at the excellent wine pairing dinner featuring Beni di Batasiolo Winery & Vineyards.


The Best of the Coachella Valley and Beyond

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PALM SPRINGS LIFE – FEB 2010

In keeping with the “hip” theme of the Escena Golf Club, architect Douglas Fredrikson updated the clubhouse, paying homage to the prevalent design styles of the 1950s.