Thursday, February 26, 2009

Red Rock State Park, Kurt’s Mainstreet Grill, and the Javelina Leap Winery

After a slow, lazy morning we drove to Sedona. Stopped at Red Rock State Park on the way. Grabbed some photos there, then continued on to Sedona.

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Rock formation in Red Rock State Park.

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Robin takes a photo of Louise.

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The drive into Sedona.

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Entering uptown Sedona.

A couple of days ago, our Grand Canyon tour bus driver had recommended a new Sedona restaurant named Kurt's Mainstreet Grill. We decided to try it, and I give it a rating of 9 (out of ten) javelinas. Delicious and huge servings.

If you're in Schnebly -- I mean Sedona (see the "A Grand day" blog, 2/24/09) -- put Kurt's on your dining places list. It's on the south side of 89A, next door to the Super 8 Motel.

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Look for this sign if you're hungry.

On the way back to Cornville we stopped at the Javelina Leap winery for a wine tasting. According to the server in the tasting room, the same guy that started Stagg's Leap and Frog's Leap wineries in Napa Valley also started the Javelina Leap winery here.

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It's not Napa Valley, but has a charm all its own. I suppose.

Since John McCain's ranch is somewhere here in Cornville, I'd like to see a Republican Leap wine. Speaking of being in Republican country, the TV here shows a lot more Republican-biased, Democrat-bashing TV commercials than we see in Santa Fe. I hope it doesn't start to brain wash me. Oh, gotta run. It's almost time for Hannity and O'Reilly.

Yet another Zoomify Grand Canyon panorama

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