Palm Springs la Carte: The Colorful World of the Caviar Crowd at Their Favorite Desert Hideaway

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Barricade Books, 2008 - Biography & Autobiography - 245 pages
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In 1975, Mel Haber, a former automotive accessory manufacturer, opened Melvyn's Restaurant and the Ingleside Inn in Palm Springs. With no restaurant experience, Haber made every mistake in the book-and his business thrived. He has spent 25 years catering to the beautiful people who have frequented Palm Springs-from French chefs to lovable con men, Ava Gardner to Arnold Schwarzenegger. Here are just a few of the hundreds of stories in Haber's repertoire.

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I bought this book for a Christmas present for my son-in-law. In 2005, he and my daughter were married in Palm Springs on the grounds of the Ingleside Inn and had the reception at Melvyn's restaurant ... Read full review


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Marshall Terrill is a veteran reporter for The Chandler (Ariz.) Connection and is the author of 10 books, including the best-selling Steve McQueen: Portrait of an American Rebel. He co-authored Maravich, a biography on the life of basketball legend “Pistol” Pete Maravich with Wayne Federman in 2006. His book Elvis: Still Taking Care of Business was written with Elvis Presley bodyguard Sonny West and was published in 2007. Terrill resides in Tempe, Arizona with wife, Zoe.

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