Feast is a local foodie’s dream come true on Friday, Sept. 14.
It’s no problemo at Yucca Valley’s Poblano Mexican Grill to get back in line for seconds or thirds — to sample everything, you sorta had to.
Indy Amos has everyone screaming for his homemade, all-natural Joshua Treets ice creams like salted caramel cashew, dark French chocolate, cactus-coconut and vegan toasted almond.
Hi-Desert diners chow down for a cause at the Rotary Club of Joshua Tree’s annual fundraiser, Taste of Morongo, in the gym of the Bell Center.
Tawnya Pfleuger, owner of Ricochet Gourmet in Joshua Tree, hands out savory samples of her curry-marinated chicken breast salad in a yogurt-mayonaise sauce.
Carnivores and vegetarians alike mob Sam’s Pizza and Indian Food for the Eastern taste sensations.
Comfort food, like homemade biscuits with sausage gravy and thick chili con carne, is lovingly ladled out by Route 62 Diner of Yucca Valley.
Rosie Alareid of Park Rock Cafe insists that real men do eat quiche, and turkey chili and French toast and garlic bread and meatball soup.
Save room for prizes! Tasters filled tubs with tickets to win donated door prizes from gourd art to theater season tickets.
Las Palmas Mexican Restaurant from Yucca Valley satisfies tasters with rice, beans, rellenos, enchiladas, sautéed fish with peppers, onion and tomatoes, chips and salsa and arroz con pollo soup.
This taster moved quick to snag a dessert from Bruce’s Coyote Kitchen. The 500 cute little cakes and mini-mousses were gone in less than an hour.
Rotary club judges taste and tally their findings for the winning restaurants at Taste of Morongo.
The Joshua Tree Saloon chefs hustle to keep up with demand for their crowd-pleasing fish tacos.