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Trio Restaurant

707 N. Palm Canyon Dr. (Alejo Rd.) Send to Phone
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Trendy and trusted, this chef-owned restaurant in the Uptown Design District is a favorite of locals and weekenders.
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Trio Restaurant, Palm Springs, CA

Trio Restaurant Restaurant Review

: Trio, like most restaurants in the Uptown Design District, is a trendy retreat for locals and those just breezing in for a quick getaway. Delivering a mix of traditional and hip fare, this is a place to see and be seen. Chef-owner Mark Van Laanen brings touches of New Orleans, Miami and Wisconsin to his menu. There’s Yankee pot roast and a mac ‘n’ cheese that couldn’t be any cheesier --- Gouda, cheddar, blue, Romano and goat cheeses make their way into this comfort dish, along with bacon and green onion. It’s then topped with tomatoes and bread crumbs. Crawfish potpie is another twist on a classic, Van Laanen using a Creole etouffée sauce in his version. Fried artichoke hearts with caper aïoli; scallops seared rare in a cantaloupe-habanero sauce; and summer succotash are nice hot weather possibilities. Not feeling adventurous? The artisanal cheese plate is a safe and savory bet.

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Went to Trio for Easter brunch...
by JoeGuy on Thu Apr 09, 2015 9:34 am
 
Went to Trio for Easter brunch with a friend. Wanted to like this place since we heard good feedback for most people. Breakfast was cold and overcooked. I had Eggs Benedict and the eggs were hard boiled and lacking flavor and sauce. Also, the bacon was tough and tasted old, as well as, being overcooked. We might give it one more chance for the fixed price menu, but when you spend $50.00 on Breakfast and it wasn't even good, it is hard to say. I wanted to mention this to the owner, as he was there that morning, but my friend said NO, it wouldn't be right. The restaurant was not crowded, but they forced everyone to eat on top of each other in the front corner by the windows. I guess they do this to look like the restaurant is busy.
 
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