If you hear someone shout “brunch!” in Palm Springs, it probably means they’re on their way to Cheeky’s. Open only until 2pm each day, this cafe has become the absolute go-to morning dining destination in Palm Springs. We’re warning you now: the line gets ridiculous. But for those who tough it out, a fantastic rotating menu of hangover curing breakfast foods awaits. Two words: bacon flight.
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