So we’re back at Lake Las Vegas. If you saw my post last week on Monochromia, titled Haunts of the Rich and Famous, you will understand the depths to which greed, avarice, and poor management have relegated this once proud bastion of, well, greed and avarice to, um, unbelievable depths! There is one small restaurant that seems to continue doing bang-up business and that is Sunset and Vines, a wine boutique bar and restaurant that serves fresh oysters in the desert! Allow me to elucidate from their menu (I know I’m getting off the track but I’m having so much fun. And you will, too!) Under appetizers, we have: FRESH OYSTERS- freshly shucked oysters served with 3 vinegar-shallot mignonette & Cajun remoulade dipping sauces, and SCOTTISH SALMON SASHIMI – thin sliced raw All Natural, Safe Harbor Certified Scottish salmon with guacamole droplets, shaved shallots & ponzu sauce, finished with a dusting of spicy Japanese togarashi peppers.
OK, I’ll admit their prices don’t seem as outlandish as their descriptions, but it makes me very suspicious when they state they have over 500 wines on the premises but refuse to list any other information, like I-don’t- know-maybe prices! I have included a link to their menu in case you so desire.
So, about the image. I was looking for the best angle to photograph this restaurant when I came upon this vignette around the back of the building, close to the kitchen. I could not resist, it was so perfectly staged and lit from a street light filtering through the leaves of a tree. But, as I took my bracketed shots, a young lady came out and pulled the trash dumpster between the scene and the camera, effectively prohibiting me taking any further shots.
OK, I’m done! Go visit someone else’s site. I’ve taken up too much of your time. For more reading pleasure (assuming you got any pleasure from reading my ramblings) visit JannaTWrites for a nice twist on expectations of a scary Halloween tale.