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Workshop Kitchen + Bar

800 N. Palm Canyon Dr., Ste. G (E. Tamarisk Rd.) Send to Phone
It's all about locally sourced ingredients and handcrafted cocktails at Workshop Kitchen + Bar.
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Dinner nightly, Brunch Sat.-Sun.

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Workshop Kitchen + Bar, Palm Springs, CA

Workshop Kitchen + Bar Restaurant Review

: Housed in the 1920s-era El Paseo building in the cool Uptown Design District, Workshop Kitchen + Bar features hard concrete surfaces, 27-foot-high ceilings and Thomas Edison-inspired lighting. Chef/owner Michael Beckman created a well-balanced, seasonal menu that changes often depending on what’s available at local farms. So the grilled kabocha squash with burrata, pistou and pepitas you enjoyed on your last visit could easily be absent the next. In addition to small plates, Workshop is known for communal dishes --- or what they call "large format" --- for sharing. The three-pound grilled California bass is stuffed with artichoke, bulgar, mint and radicchio with duck fat potatoes and grilled lemon, while the 22-ounce rib-eye is cooked sous-vide and then grilled over wood fire and accompanied by a side of creamed kale and calcot onion. A duck egg coddled at 63 degrees can be added to any meal. Desserts, such as the panna cotta served on a bed of arugula leaves with Fuji apples and caramel, may be a bit too experimental for some. The wine list, with its mix of California and international labels, takes a back seat to the classic cocktails.

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