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Delicious Meals Served With A Side Of Art


The Artistic Style at LuLu California Bistro

Almost everyone knows that Lulu California Bistro serves the best breakfasts, brunches, lunches, and dinners in the Coachella Valley just by the number of awards they’ve received over the past eight years. Still, not everyone may realize that this landmark Palm Springs restaurant houses one of the most eclectic collections of artwork found in any dining establishment here.

The display of art begins before you enter:  the 15’x15’ mural, “Love & Peace- Roses”, by Curry Mendes, portrays one of the city’s iconic and frequent visitors, Marilyn Monroe, with a beautiful, multi-colored flower crown of roses along the side of Lulu on Arenas Road.

Marilyn Monroe Mural

This is just the beginning of the journey.

“We created Lulu in Palm Springs and Acqua in Rancho Mirage with a good measure of fun,” says founder Jerry Keller. “I love collecting and sharing art that we enjoy and the pieces we’ve acquired are a reflection of the happy times and good feelings found in our restaurants.”

The Lulu Palm Springs art is a showcase of local artists. Curry Mendes is a Palm Springs resident who, in addition to his mural at Lulu, has four other pieces hanging in the restaurant, including images of Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz, Marilyn Monroe, and Elizabeth Taylor from his Big, Bold and Beautiful series. A personal friend of the Keller’s, famed portrait photographer and Rancho Mirage resident Michael Childers, has some of his classic images hanging at Lulu, which include Raquel Welch, Demi Moore, Olivia Newton-John, and John Travolta, Cher, among other Hollywood celebrities.

Pairing a Menu with Art

The artwork at Lulu Palm Springs complements the award-winning meals that bring people from all over the world to this popular restaurant along Palm Canyon Drive, which is often credited for reviving this city block.  From its bountiful breakfasts, award-winning brunches, and day happy hour (and the best bar menu in Palm Springs) to its 3- and 4-course dinner menus, with guests raving, Lulu is the place to dine for locals and visitors. Beyond the art-filled dining spaces, Lulu also features one of the most popular patios with outdoor dining and the best views of the bustling sidewalk along the city’s most famous street.

LuLu California Bistro

The art collection at Lulu and its terrific meals- which are uniquely Palm Springs- are available for viewing and dining seven days a week.

Dining reservations can be made at Lulu Palm Springs by calling 760-327-5858 or by visiting lulupalmsprings.com.  It is centrally located downtown at 200 S Palm Canyon Dr.

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