• By Maureen Daly Special to The Desert Sun October 31, 2002 November 29, 2016“If it’s Tuesday, it must be Belgium.”“People remember that old joke and it also helps them remember that since we’re a Belgian restaurant, we are probably closed on Tuesday, and we are,” explains owner/entrepreneur Jean Claude Constant of Pomme Frite, a small […]

  • By Maureen Daly Special to The Desert Sun March 24th, 2004 November 29, 2016It would seem perfectly in place located Seine-side on The Left Bank section of Paris, or on an avenue near the flower market in Liege, Belgium.Pomme Frite is also right at home on South Palm Canyon Drive in Palm Springs, where it […]

  • Estelle Shanley Special to The Desert Sun September 16, 2004 November 29, 2016This small and charming European-style restaurant nestled in the heart of downtown Palm Springs offers French and Belgian cuisine that speaks brilliantly to the gastronomic obsession of both nations.Good-natured rivalry Jean-Claude Constant, host and owner of Pomme Frite, somewhat reluctantly comments on the […]

  • Maureen Daly Special to The Desert Sun March 29, 2006 November 29, 2016It could be dinnertime, 5:30 to 11 p.m. any night of the week, or 12:30 to 3 p.m. for lunch on Saturday or Sunday and Pomme Frite will be serving French and Belgian cuisine. A pot of steamed black mussels in saffron broth; […]

  • Henry Fenwick The Desert Sun November 29, 2016 It’s still a bistro!Jean-Claude Constant, the owner of Pomme Frite, has a bible in his kitchen – a bible of recipes that are the signature dishes of his Palm Springs bistro. For seven years now he has allowed no divergence from these classic preparations, but this season […]