This is a Grab Your Keys Field Trip
I am so grateful to the friend who invited me to this amazing place. The owner is a plein air painter and supporter of artists and musicians - who opened a restaurant that would be a showcase for both excellent food and wonderful, local artisans.
When you first step in, you are walking on a long, vibrant, organic, meandering path of large and colorful mosaic tiles.
As you continue inside, the tables each have a different color glass pendant light - just above the table top. The walls are covered from top to bottom with original, framed, for-sale paintings. Hundreds of them. With approachable prices. And a constantly changing collection as new ones replace sold ones. As you continue through the restaurant, you find another room – a real gallery – for more art enjoyment. The website has an opportunity for interested artists to showcase their work.
The - food – is – wonderful. A classic Seafood, Steak, and Chicken menu – but the one to order is the Pork Chop. They are famous for this – and it is amazing.
Each evening offers local musicians rounding out the entertainment experience for a very special occasion.
I love this place.
204 Avenida del Mar, San Clemente
Come back often…Bonnie
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The Welcome Post, January 7, 2011, shows a road map of what will be included in future posts by way of The Arty Adventure Highway.