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Eight4Nine Writer Madeline Rosene @madelinerosene

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Pink, modern, and glam. Eight4Nine is a hip fashionforward restaurant in the heart of Palm Springs. The feminine decor of white chaise lounges, “LV” wall fixtures, pink candles, and pop art, provides the perfect atmosphere for girls’ night out. The Prickly Pear cocktail mixed with Milagro Silver, fresh lime, desert pear syrup, and agave nectar will surely sauce you up in the dry desert weather. We were delighted to find a fresh take on tuna tartar that was served with shrimp chips; pastel colored munchies traditionally served at Chinese and Vietnamese restaurants. The use of color in both the presentation of the food and throughout the restaurant is cohesive and pleasing. When it comes to the menu, the food is as light as your carb-free diet or as heavy as your head feels after too many Prickly Pears — from watermelon gazpacho with garlic and lime to a rich and creamy lobster mac and cheese with chile and fennel pangritata. Eight4Nine offers a fun dining experience with a lovely staff and beautiful plating. Be sure to ask for fresh ground pepper for a BIG surprise.

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Photographer Jeffrey Fountain

849 N Palm Canyon Drive Palm Springs, California eight4nine.com

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