After leaving LA, my husband and I drove two hours east to Palm Springs. We were only there a day, but it was well worth it. I've posted about the Ace Hotel + Swim Club several times, as it's our favorite place to stay when visiting.
By the pool, you want something light and refreshing, not heavy and greasy. The Quinoa Salad is filled with garbanzo beans, tomatoes, lemon, cumin, arugula and fresh herbs. It's the perfect lunch on a hot day. You can see more of what King's Highway offers here.