Friday, April 25, 2014

SETTEBELLO HIGH SPEED EXPRESS in MDR



MIGUEL DOUGLAS

El Jimador Tequila + Douglas Fir Eau De Vie + House Grapefruit Syrup + Lime Juice



We are Here @ SETTEBELLO PIZZERIA NAPOLETANA

In Marina Del Rey !

Check it out , there is an Outdoor / Indoor Service Counter Where you can Eat & Drink....

Other Locations : Henderson , NV / Salt Lake City , UT / Pasadena , CA / Farmington , UT / 
Oxnard , CA / Las Vegas , NV



We are Gonna take a Seat at the Bar for Eats & Drink !



A Well Dressed Bar ; Let's get a Close Up !


Good Bar Side Manners


Our Seats have a Great Window Bar View



What's In the Menu ?


Hmmm ? All Looks GREAT !!!


OMG we are Gonna Go For ~



CAPRICCIOSA Pizza

Crushed Tomatoes / Prosciutto / Artichoke Hearts / Roasted Mushrooms / Olives ( we did with out ) /
Mozzarella / Basil / Extra Virgin Olive Oil

This Knocked Our Shoes Off !

To Wash it Down We'll Take another :


MIGUEL DOUGLAS

( Repeat )

A Lil Tour is in Order :


Clever Over Head Bar Storage , ready at all times for Refills ...



We Arrived a Weee Bit Before Happy Hour , I gotta See Where the Pizza is Made ~


Here it is The MAGIC OVEN 



SETTEBELLO : Was a Famous Italian High Speed Express Train that Linked Milano Centrale in Milan with Roma Termini Station in Rome Via Bologna & Florence ......


So now I'm on my way back to the Bar to Decide on more Eats & Cocktails ~




Bar Garnish


Ginger & Spice makes Every Drink NICE !

Hmmm what's Next ?!



BLACKBERRY MARGARITA

Classic Margarita Recipe with Muddled Black Berries 


We Gotta Go Now , But We will Be Back & Maybe Sit Outside !

Great Time , CHEERS!



Saturday, April 5, 2014

PALM SPRINGS TINTO & EL JEFE @ THE SAGUARO



NEGRONI

Gin / Sweet Vermouth / Campari 



Driving into PALM SPRINGS !



Traveling in , some of the Sights We See , Sweeeet & Classic !


Ok Almost every Year My East Coast Buddies come West & We Meet Up in Palm Springs to Reconnect Hang Party Eat & Cocktails ~

We Love it , it's a Sleepy & Party Town all at the Same Time , Desert Retro / Vintage State of Mind
Kinda Place....

The Chosen Spot for today :


TINTO Restaurant @ the Saguaro Hotel


The Saguaro Hotel Lobby before You get to TINTOs & a Bonus : EL JEFE Tequila Bar !



Compliments of the Saguaro Hotel



Themed Shadow Boxes : EL JEFE Tequila Bar


 The POOL 


 TINTO Restaurant 

Where we're headed right Now !



Inside it's like a Wooden Sculptural Grid 

Now let's get a Seat & Start Ordering !


We Have Decided to Lounge OutDoors 


What's on the Menu ?



Cheese Chef's Selection of Three ( OMG! )


Bread that We are Gonna Use to Demolish that Cheese with !



Kale Salad ( Yummy ! )


What's Next ?


FRENCH MARGARITA 

Tequila / Lillet / Cointreau / Orange / Espellette


Our Lips are Smacking !
&
Taste Buds Rocking ! 



ESCALIVADA

Fire - Roasted Eggplant , Piquillo, Tomatoes , Pine Nut Toast , Goat Cheese 


Taking a Slight Breather & Looking In from the Outside



HALIBUT 

with Cockles / Roasted Spring Onions / Salsa Verde




We have Eaten & Drank Til the Fire Pit is Put into Action 



BLOOD ORANGE CAIPIRINHA

Cachaca / Mint / Blood Orange / Lime


Adding a LiL Color to the Table with this Festive Cocktail !



Words from the CHEF " " "


Now For DESSERT  


EL JEFE

Tequila Bar !





EL JEFE Bar  

Every Tequila You May Want !


Just Some of the Basics 

Accommodating All !



Tributes to MARILYN MONROE all over Town & We are about to Find Out Why ~



O it's Time to say Good Bye to TINTO & EL JEFE @ the Saguaro Hotel & continue on by PediCab 
to Some Sightseeing 



Up Down & Across on E Palm Canyon We Go & What Do We Find ?





26 FT HIGH 

Yes MARILYN was Discovered in PALM SPRINGS !

a Lil Hollywood Nostalgia ~


Well Enjoyed , We Come Back Every Year , To Be Continued !