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Palm Springs on the cheap?

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going with the girlfriend to palm springs next weekend, and we're looking for cool, funky places to go that won't be crazy expensive. nothing too steakhouse-y, you know?

any suggestions? thanks!

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  1. Wow.. No replies for years.. Guess that everything cost you guys an arm and a leg!

    1. China City or City China (something like that) in Palm Desert.

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      China City Restaurant
      5688 Calle Real, Goleta, CA 93117

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      1. re: glbtrtr

        The name / place you mention brings up a place in Goleta.

        1. re: kel

          Let's try again - City Wok in Palm Desert. http://www.citywok.com/locations.php A chain and off-season they had all sorts of half-price specials, even on the wine. It was pretty good. You are in a culinary wasteland so this is good enough.

      2. We ate at Sherman's Deli twice last month while in Palm Springs and thoroughly enjoyed both meals. Cheap, good eats.

          1. re: 4wino

            Would anyone like to say more about Pomme Frite?

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            Pomme Frite
            256 S Palm Canyon Dr, Palm Springs, CA 92262

            1. re: Mick Ruthven

              I almost ate there the other day. I didn't, not because of anything negative. It's pricier than the topic title, though.