Chilebrown has put a lot of hardly worked hours at the salt mine. It was time to take a break and have a Meat/Food Adventure with our favorite In-law's John and Shastina. Their abode is located in Shasta Lake California. It is a beautiful town at the base of the Lake Shasta Dam. This was the perfect place for rest, relaxation and FOOD. These beautiful falls are located at Burney. This is a beautiful State Park that we explored. Enough of nature, let's eat.
If you ever venture to the Shasta Lake/Redding area, you must take a visit to Jack's. This is a local hidden Bar & Grill that the locals want to keep to their own. It is a time tunnel back to an older glimpse of life. Simple, straight forward, meat and potatoes. Martini's are made with gin unless called. The prices are unbelievable compared to the Bay Area. One of the specialties is a filet mignon that has been marinated overnight. No sharp cutlery is needed. We had a great dinner.
The Redding farmers market was visited Saturday. This market was full of small organic farmers. We arrived two hours after the opening and a lot of the produce was gone. We did pick up some local olive oil, local mustard and some fresh peas for our Prime Rib that was to be cooked tonight. It was off to Moore's Flour Mill. This is an honest to gosh place that grinds their own flour, grains and spices. A huge (Ms. Goofy said it was heavy) sack of bread flour was obtained.
We visited North Star Brewery for a couple of cold ones. This was our marination for a barbequed prime rib dinner that we cooked at John's.
This was a great weekend! "Hey John, after we had such a great time at Burney Falls, after we bought you dinner at Jacks, and don't forget that killer prime rib, What do you think about letting me taking your Harley for a spin?"