LON’s at the Hermosa Archives

25 hot spots to book a last-minute office holiday party

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by in Experience AZ Magazine

You’ve worked hard. You’ve had a better year than last year. You’re cautiously optimistic about what’s coming in 2017. It’s time to celebrate. Even if the office holiday party is something that slipped your mind because it wasn’t always in the budget the last few years, there are plenty of options still available to create… Read More →

Cool dining returns to LON’s underground wine cellar

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With temperatures as high as they’ve been lately, with no end in sight, a unique culinary experience that both dodges the heat, and is just plain cool, is coming back to LON’s. LON’s at the Hermosa is bringing back its Cool Dining experience inside of LON’s Underground Wine Cellar, starting June 6 through September 5,… Read More →

Here are the 2016 Foodist Awards winners

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The Arizona Restaurant Association announced the 2016 Foodist Award Winners. Awards were given on Thursday, April 21 at a ceremony in Tempe. And the winners are: Uniquely Arizona: Lon’s at the Hermosa Food Pioneer: Joe Johnston (Liberty Market, Joe’s Real BBQ, Joe’s Farm Grill) Top Chef: Kevin Binkley (Binkley’s, Bink’s Midtown, Bink’s Kitchen + Bar, Cafe Bink) Innovative Restaurant Concept: Kai … Read More →

Restaurant Association names Foodist Awards finalists

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The Arizona Restaurant Association’s 2016 Foodist Awards return this April for an evening of celebration, that recognizes another incredible year in Arizona’s culinary and hospitality industry. The Awards will be held on Thursday, April 21 at 6:00 p.m. at the Showcase room located at 149 South Farmer in Tempe, and are attended by food and beverage industry professionals.… Read More →

LON’s launches Wines of the World Series

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by in Blogs | Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play | Stay

Beginning in October 2015, LON’s at the Hermosa will be uncorking their award-­winning wine program to take guests on a worldwide wine tasting experience in their first­‐ever Wines of the World Educational Series. Guests will be able to sample a specific varietal (Pinot Noir, Cabernet, Chardonnay, etc.) and  compare and contrast the difference in flavor… Read More →

LON’s named one of the Top 100 Al Fresco restaurants

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The Hermosa Inn and LON’s at the Hermosa is being being recognized by both TripAdvisor and OpenTable. The travel review giant TripAdvisor awarded The Hermosa Inn with their Certificate of Excellence for the fifth year, placing the boutique resort in their 2015 Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame. This award celebrates excellence in hospitality and… Read More →

Arizona Restaurant Week Returns This Fall: Sept. 21-29

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by in Eat | Events

Valley food lovers rejoice! Arizona Restaurant Week will return this fall from Saturday, September 21 through Sunday, September 29 for nine action-packed and scrumptious nights. The Arizona Restaurant Association proudly hosts this week of extravagant edibles to showcase the state’s vibrant restaurant industry. This chef-powered event sets the stage for menus and dining trends for… Read More →

Last Drop at the Hermosa Renovates Space, Releases New Menus

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by in Eat

As of Thursday, June 27, guests will notice a change upon entering LON’s at the Hermosa. No longer will the resort’s bar, Last Drop at the Hermosa, be just a cozy space to grab a cocktail before or after dinner. The highly regarded cocktail lounge has expanded its space to include a grill room with… Read More →

Five AZ Restaurants Take the Cake on Outdoor Dining

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by in Eat

Triple-digit temperatures aside, Arizona boasts some of the most delightfully fresh fall, winter and spring days in the country. Visitors find that so many Arizona residents are here because of our pleasant, consistent sunshine, multifaceted landscapes and generally warm, predictable weather. While air conditioning does become man’s best friend come July, not many other states… Read More →

Eight’s Check, Please! Arizona Festival at CityScape

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by in Eat | Events

The most popular locally produced TV show on Eight, Arizona PBS takes over CityScape in downtown Phoenix Sun., April 28, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m., for a live food event aptly called Eight’s Check, Please! Arizona Festival. Eight, in collaboration with R Entertainment Company, will transform CityScape into an exploration of Arizona’s independent restaurant scene… Read More →

Top Hospitality Trends in 2013

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by in Stay

Gone are the days of the “staycation.” Guests are craving function over flourish, and intimate spaces rather than overbearing enclaves. The hospitality trends of 2013 are all about comfort, simplicity and high-quality experiences. While it changes with the year, and the economy, the trends we’re seeing now are showing that the majority of people are… Read More →

The Making of A Menu: LON's At The Hermosa

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by in Eat

Creativity is key. Not just when putting a menu together and deciding which dishes to feature, but also in how often the menu is changed, what font is used, etc. With a history in the arts — The Hermosa Inn was originally built by cowboy artist Alonzo “Lon” Megargee in the 1930s — we continue… Read More →