TRIO Palm Springs
Address : 707 N Palm Canyon Dr,
Palm Springs, California 92262
Phone : 760-864-8746
Photography by Brandon Harman
Three personalities have joined together to elevate this vibrant Uptown Design District restaurant, which has developed a reputation over the last 12 years for prioritizing happy guests and tasty comfort food. Original owner Tony Marchese has partnered with Chris McElroy (operations) and executive chef Phillip Martin to put a modern spin on the eatery while still honoring its roots.
“Half the dishes are new or reinvented,” Marchese says, touting Martin’s impeccable taste and history in some of Los Angeles’ prestigious Michelin-starred kitchens. “We don’t want to take away from what we’ve been doing — we just want to make it better.”
For instance, short ribs (braised, with red wine) are the new pot roast, and Martin’s Philly Phil beats even your most upscale burger with its chopped steak, aioli, and brioche bun. The bar presents a mix of old and new favorites, all on offer at Trio’s daily happy hour, as well as during weekend brunches with DJs and bottomless Champagne and bloody marys.
“We believe in providing the best service to happy guests,” Marchese says. “And that we’re only as good as our last meals.”