Surf n’ Turf

So you’re having a swanky dinner party with the hep couple you just met at the Tiki Lounge. You want to impress, so you’ve got the Sinatra and Stan Getz cued up, you’ve got your Bombay Sapphire gin and martini glasses ready to go. Now, what to serve?

There’s no dish quite as swingin’ as surf n’ turf — it’s been a staple of country club menus, banquets and fine steak-and-chop houses for ages. More

Steak & Sinatra

We like living near the desert. Within a couple hours, we can be amongst the roadrunners, big horn sheep, ocotillo and old folks in golf carts. We enjoy navigating the endless tract housing subdivisions with romantic aspirational geographic names like Andalucia, Piedmont, Monticello and Puerta Azul (not a blue port for counties, by the way), set behind impressive walls and hedges on long stretches of grapefruit-tree-lined desert road. And always, looming majestically  behind, the gorgeous spindly peaks of the San Jacinto Mountains. More