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

Contents

Chapter
17
Successes and Failures
27
Searching for Mel Haber
37
Copyright

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About the author (2008)

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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