Monkey Bread: caramel, pecans, and cinnamon. The kicker? It's breakfast.
Sure, the original architect and resident Alonzo Megargee (or "Lon", as he was affectionately called) may have run an illegal gambling game or two during his heydays in the 30s, and sure, he may have dug the odd escape tunnel for when the sergeant came knocking, but at the end of the day, he was just a creative, romantic spirit chasing the often-fleeting idea of freedom, and the cowboy way.
And that's the feeling that remains here at The Hermosa Inn, set in Paradise Valley, Phoenix - a location that's inspired the hearts and dreams of more than a few idealists.
Guests can splurge on the Grande Casita, or get cozy in the Rancho room, organized thoughtfully around a flickering beehive fireplace. No matter where guests choose to bed, they'll have access to a palm-framed pool, the Blue Door Spa, and a number of character-filled meeting rooms, including the underground wine cellar.
Of course, you can't forget Lons, an adobe hacienda serving such favorites as braised short ribs, and roasted foie gras.