Sandfish Cross Whiskey
Engin Onural

A Weekend Guide To Palm Springs: Where To Eat, And Where To Stay

While standard nigiri and makis are on Sandfish’s menu, it’s the original, positively pretty creations – the best-selling Venue Roll, for example, caps a spicy tuna roll with seared salmon, spicy mayo, teriyaki sauce, and micro greens – that take top billing here.

- Forbes,

19 Essential Palm Springs Restaurants

The space, designed by local architect Chris Pardo, is meant to combine Scandinavian and Japanese elements with its concrete walls, natural woods, and groovy fish-scale tiles behind the bar, home to an impressive whiskey selection, with many hailing from Japan.

- Eater,

A Perfect Paring

Sidle up to a sushi bar and your most critical decision will inevitably center around the star attraction:fish.

- Palm Springs Life,

Scandinavian Sushi?

Sandfish Sushi & Whiskey is the most exciting restaurant to open in Palm Springs this year.

- Jetset Times,

Time Out says

Chef-owner Engin Onural blends traditional Japanese technique with modern and global and flair, resulting in one of Palm Springs's hottest—and most genre-bending—new dining spots.

- Time Out,

Sushi with a side of whiskey

We know for sure Chef Onural has the sushi part down since he is considered one of the top 30 sushi chefs in the world after qualifying for the World Sushi Cup in Japan.

- Luxury Retreats,