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Arnold Palmer's Restaurant Restaurant Review: Long before Tiger or Phil, it was Arnold Palmer who ruled the fairways of the Coachella Valley and beyond. These days, his name is attached to one of the area’s most popular dining destinations. The restaurant, which has the feel of a 19th-hole gathering spot, pays homage to this golfing legend with a display of memorabilia. Sure, you can get a signature Arnold Palmer (half lemonade, half iced tea), but it’s chef Ivan Flowers’ menu of aged beef, fresh seafood and vegetarian selections that make this an upscale dining experience. There are comfort foods, such as meatloaf with mashed potatoes and gravy or the buttermilk-fried chicken, as well as more contemporary offerings like the vegetarian baked crêpes with wild mushroom marinara and ricotta. The 30-ounce “Kings Cut” porterhouse steak is designed for two (even three could share this generous slab of beef), and comes with sautéed mushrooms and lobster pasta. The wood-paneled bar features its own pub menu with a selection of shareable plates, wine by the glass or bottle, beer on tap and premium liquors. Desserts, like the fried rice pudding arancini, pair nicely with one of the ports.