Palatine Paparazzi: Flourishing On Fresno Street

Over the last three months, the first floor of the Palatine has been shakin things up! On the evening of November 12th, we celebrated the grand reveal of our expansion on level one.

RSVP and Stems, our local, sister stores specializing in making celebrations memorable and fabulous have expanded into a combined space, featuring many new things adorning both your life and your home!

As you peruse through the photos of our new retail destination, you will find small touches of everything from new, seasonal silk accent pieces - in addition to our daily fresh plants, orchids & flower arrangements; gifts of gourmet sweet treats; occasional pieces of furniture and decorative home pieces to fine china and daily dishware, which is available for bridal & gift registry.

Don't let the photos tell the full story! Come in today to escape from your daily routine & retreat to our luxurious & relaxing shopping experience at the Palatine Building on the NorthWest corner of Fresno & Alluvial.

While Stems is known for delivering beautiful, fresh flower arrangements and offering distinct event design & coordination services - what many people do not know is that we also offer full design service for both home & office.  Our team will come on-site and analyze how we can enhance your living and work spaces.  Our services span from creating statement entry silk pieces or occasional furniture accents, to a custom framed family memory wall - our products and design services bring an element of beauty that all can enjoy!!

This photo doesn't fully reveal the treasures in the cubes - but each section is filled with fabulous gifting ideas, perfect for that special teacher's gift, or a thoughtful hostess gift. From seasonal & fragrant candles to pairings of sweet treats & festive dishes - our staple & new collections offer something for everyone!

Do you want to celebrate in #RSVPStyle? Call us at Stems today to schedule your consultation 559-256-2294. The 'Sweet Shop' by Stems / Collections of Hammond's Candy, Hot Chocolate, Hot Cider / Boxed Chocolate Gifts, Sour Sweets & more! Decadent Chocolate Truffles.. Have a glass of milk ready for these rich delights! Another favorite from this collection: Chocolate covered oreos - YUM!

One of our newest collections at RSVP: L'objet. This is only a small g limpse of the vast bridal & gift registry collections we offer. Lapis dishes, with flecks of 24kt gold. Stone Slabs andCrystal glassware / The Versace Collections of Fine China / Also featuring Kim Seybert

The Christmas Shop: Festive dishware, ornaments & decor to adorn your season! Want to have your home, table or tree decorated?  Stems is here for you! To decorate & celebrate in #RSVPStyle, call 559-256-2294. Our beautiful gift wrap is available for sale, but we also offer gift wrapping service in store. Come in anytime to have your gifts wrapped, year round at RSVP!

In July, a Fresno treasure for 10 years, Slates Restaurant, announced that they were retiring their main dining room.  While they're still offering private dinner & catering accommodations in their second floor dining room, by event only - they have opened in it's place 'Plates' - their contemporary cafe.

This casual eatery, located on level one features a fabulous menu of fresh, organic & local eats for you to enjoy while you shop, or on the go!  

Over the last two weeks of Plates cafe being freshly open, some of the customer favorites have been the Salmon & Crostini, 'Mom's Meatloaf', 'The Power Salad' {A fabulous kale & quinoa salad served with grilled chicken}, The BLT {YUM!}, The Asian Chicken Salad and the Taco Tower.  With over 25 menu items of delicious sandwiches, inventive entrees & healthy salads, you cannot miss - Come try for yourself & enjoy!!!

Entrees featured: The Spinach Wrap, The Taco Tower, The Green Goddess and Roast Beef Sandwich.