Flight of bacon, anyone? Cheeky’s Palm Springs is worth the wait.

Our Palm Springs adventure continues! Last night was definitely challenging (although it turns out that I didn’t get roofied after all), so this morning we decided to make everything better with bacon.

Destination: Cheeky’s in Palm Springs. This was a 30-minute drive from our hotel, but it was worth it. The main attraction here? Flights of bacon. I mean, does it get any better?

Cheeky’s is one of those places that is always packed. It’s only open Wednesday-Monday from 8 am – 2 pm. We were there on a Wednesday at 1 pm, and we had a 30-minute wait for a table.

cheeky's

As we waited, we sipped water (it was HOT) and browsed the menu. We agreed that we were all really glad we made the drive. As a family, we like trying new restaurants and different foods.

We were seated on the outdoor patio, which was balm for our fogged-out San Francisco souls. Water misters went off every few minutes, which was a nice touch.

cheeky's patio

Our food took awhile to arrive, and by the time it did, we were all super hungry. Be aware that eating at Cheeky’s is a lengthy process. But delicious. Here’s what we got:

The flight of bacon, of course…

bacon flight

the fried Chicken sandwich with napa slaw, homemade ranch, fried onions, and bacon…

cheeky's chicken sandwich

…lacinato kale w/ berries, green apple, Drake`s chevre, and walnut, with poppyseed dressing…

Processed with VSCOcam with c1 preset…a Cheeky`s BLT w/ jalapeno bacon, avacado, and pesto fries…

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and the sweet and salty matzo brie with berry preserves, sour cream, and shallots.

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It was all delicious, but the standout was definitely the flight of bacon.

Has anyone else been here? What did you think?

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Comments

  1. The food looks great, but probably not Kosher for Passover 🙂
    Seriously though, I am glad you weren’t drugged last night and the reviews of the Hyatt bring back good memories, as I stayed in the one Bdrm unit that can be locked within the Casita and has a side entrance (but doesn’t give one access to the patio and bbq) this time last year while at a conference next door (at the Marriott). It is a lovely property and the pools/spa were really nice to hang out in during the little down time I had.

    • Points Pixie says:

      LauraPDX – Yes, the hotel has been great. We are having a great time – even with all of the little bumps in the road (I’m so glad I didn’t get drugged, too!)

  2. JustSaying says:

    You go from “getting roofed” to “flight of bacon”………..hmmmmmmmmm………..

  3. justSaying says:

    Oh and I am dying to hear how you arrived in Palm springs with a family of four? In a car from the Bay Area or a cab/rental car from the Palm Springs airport?

  4. Deltasegmentfly says:

    Sounds great. I wish I had heard of the place last year while I was there. Glad all is ok.

  5. Kevin Williams says:

    Love the flight of bacon! We ate there in September and is certainly worth the wait. Check out the Parker next time you’re there; one of my favorite US hotels. Worth checking out even if you’re not a guest.

  6. OMG, I am so hungry now…

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