Recipe: Veal Demi

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Our series on sauce recipes continues from our latest cooking class with Executive Chef James Duxas. This week, we’re sharing the how-to for our veal demi. The demi-glace is a classic staple of French cuisine and is great to use on any lamb, filet or meat dishes. Care to join our upcoming cooking classes? See Read more…

Tax Day Cocktails at Last Drop

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Tax Day is around the corner, and for many this can be a rough time of the year. In order to ease the pain to your pocketbook, Last Drop at the Hermosa‘s Spirit Guide Travis Nass has created two specialty cocktails specifically for tax payers. Try these at Last Drop from Monday, April 13 through Read more…

Vote: Conde Nast Traveler’s Reader’s Choice

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Every year, Conde Nast Traveler opens the polls for readers to vote for their favorites in all things travel around the globe. And for the 2015 Reader’s Choice Awards, we’re proud to announce that we’re included in the poll’s Hotels & Resorts category under Paradise Valley, AZ. Please take a moment to vote for us at Read more…

Recipe: LON’s Steak Sauce

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At LON’s we’re known for our artful American cuisine, and part of that is knowing how to cook a great steak. Whether it’s a 10 oz dry age strip, a filet or a lamb rack, we take great pride in knowing it will be cooked to perfection. And it’s sauces (romesco, chimichurri, steak sauce, etc.) Read more…

2015 Wedding Trends

Getting married this year? Whether you’ve begun planning or haven’t even thought about, here are the top trends of 2015 that may provide some inspiration for your big day. Textured Cakes Whether it be a geometric pattern for something modern or a lace texture for something classic, cakes are getting more creative with the addition Read more…

Recipe: Hollandaise Sauce

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Now is the perfect time of year to relax on the LON’s patio and enjoy our award-winning brunch. And like any great brunch, eggs benedict is on the menu. If you missed our cooking class on all things sauces (see the events calendar for upcoming cooking classes), below we’re sharing the recipe for our hollandaise Read more…

Mother’s Day Brunch + Painting Class

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This May, we will be helping sons and daughters across the Valley show appreciation to mother dearest by not only hosting a traditional Sunday brunch at LON’s, but also holding a special Mimosa Mornings painting class with Artist in Residence Carrie Curran of Carrie Curran Art Studios at our Blue Door Art Studio & Gallery. Read more…

Featured Wedding: Greg & Robin

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Today we’re sharing another one of our gorgeous couples’ special days, as they became Mr. & Mrs. Robin and Greg had a garden wedding, where a Spanish guitarist provided the perfect romantic touch, followed by a patio reception set against a stunning Arizona sunset. Assorted cacti cupcakes and a gelato dessert station was set up Read more…

April Events at Hermosa Inn

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While the temps are slowly rising, we’re continuing to enjoy the outdoors as we head into April – there couldn’t be a better time to enjoy dinner on the LON’s patio. And as for our other upcoming events, see the schedule below for April’s lineup: Easter Brunch at LON’s | Sunday, April 5 from 10 Read more…

Recipe: Caesar Vinaigrette

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Who doesn’t love a classic Caesar salad? While there are a few different takes on the preparation (see ours above which leaves the romaine lettuce in tact), there are also a few variations to the recipe for the dressing. Below is what we use and most recently featured in one of our monthly cooking classes. Read more…