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…

April 11: Mimosa Mornings w/Monet

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On April 11 from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., we’ll be hosting our next class in the Mimosa Mornings series, where we’ll be painting Monet’s Water Lily Pond. Enjoy a morning of entertaining art instruction while sipping mimosas, eating pastries and creating masterpieces in The Hermosa Inn’s stunning desert gardens with our Artist in Residence Carrie Read more…

Cocktail Recipe: The Blinker

It’s finally Friday and we’re excited to celebrate the weekend by sharing a new cocktail recipe for one of our favorite drinks, The Blinker. This cocktail originally appeared in Patrick Gavin Duffy’s 1934, The Original Mixer’s Manual, but our version is an original based off of Ted Haigh. Cheers! – Travis Nass, Spirit Guide of Read more…

Easter Brunch & Dinner at LON’s

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Already the home of an award-winning brunch, we will be keeping the doors open at LON’s at the Hermosa on Sunday, April 5 not only for a special Easter brunch, but for dinner as well. Friends and families are invited to gather together and enjoy each other’s company, along with the fabulous weather and artful Read more…

Featured Wedding: David & Jeni

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We love to see simplistic + romantic weddings and David & Jeni’s wedding day here at The Hermosa Inn was just that. They personalized their special day with Asian-inspired accents that we just love –  a haiku as guests entered the festivities, specialty gift boxes and a gorgeous kimono for her wedding dress. As guests Read more…