Looking forward to a nice dinner at Mission Ranch Restaurant in Carmel, we sat outside overlooking the lush pastures loaded with sheep and the marsh lands just beyond.  I’ve always enjoyed dining here and the locals gather nightly to sing around the piano and have a mellow and fun time. Clint Eastwood owns the restaurant and revived it when it was going under and did a fabulous job giving back to the community.

Tonight I had a braised short rib in a wine reduction sauce which was divine. The meat was so tender and fell off the bone into the rich sauce.  Chris had a big piece of prime rib and dessert was chocolate decadent cake.  While enjoying the scrumptious meal, Clint Eastwood walked in with his security men.  He still looks good and has it all together.  What a treat!