Palm Dessert, CA (NEAR PALM SPRINGS)
The Hood Bar and Pizzeria 74360 CA-111 Palm Desert, CA 92260 “The most happening venue in the low desert”
Palm Springs, CA
Tiki Caliente annual Tiki Event around May.
Sherman’s Deli & Bakery-401 E Tahquitz Canyon Way, Palm Springs, CA – (760) 325-1199
Bootlegger Tiki -1101 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262 Daily – 4PM–2AM
SHAG the store -Art gallery in Palm Springs, California for the great tiki artist Shag: 725 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262 (760) 322-3400
Johns Restaurant-900 N Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262
Phone:(760) 327-8522-Carne asada fries, cinnamon roll french toast, great looking onion rings.
Caliente Tropics Hotel-411 E. Palm Canyon Dr,Palm Springs, CA 92264-Cool tiki hotel, original home of Tiki Oasis
Riviera Palm Springs -Riviera Palm Springs Resort & Spa is a luxury Palm Springs hotel featuring Mid-century-modern design and lavish suites with incredible mountain views.
1600 N Indian Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262 (760) 327-8311 Not outrageously priced.
Orbit In Hotel-562 W Arenas Rd, Palm Springs, CA ?, (760) 323-3585 Lots of themed rooms, like the Rat Pack Room
Santa Maria, California
Santa Maria is home to its own variation of American BBQ focusing on tri tip steak. Some places have more traditional BBQ elements as well. The Eaten Path has a great collection on the genre from Serious Eats.
Nipomo, CA (near Santa Maria, CA)
Jocko’s Steak House -125 North Thompson Avenue, Nipomo, CA (805) 929-35650-tri tip and garlic bread, veggies, and lots more included. Baked Beans are supposed to be great.
Paleteria Neveria Linda Michoacan -917 N. Broadway-Santa Maria, CA 93454 805.928.8225-insane amount of crazy flavor ice cream bars