Drool crusted one corner of his mouth.
The inner face .of the arches, with the spandrils and the pilasters which support them, are covered with flowers and foliage of delicate design and dainty execution, crusted in green serpentine, blue lapis lazuli and red and purple porphyry.
The most creative dishes include pistachio crusted lamb chops with root vegetable polenta cake and day-braised beef short rib over Yukon gold mashed potatoes with butter roasted garlic.
Recent offerings include grilled gorgonzola crusted flat-iron steak and slow-roasted Niman Ranch pork.
The menu features shrimp scampi, shrimp and scallop marinara, veal Marsala, certified black Angus filet of sirloin and pesto crusted pork porterhouse.
The menu includes katafi crusted halibut, rack of lamb, hanger steak and natural, free-range chicken.
Local favorites include marinated Cajun rib-eye, gorgonzola crusted filet mignon and wild salmon.
The dinner menu includes eight interesting entrees, such as Lemongrass and Panko Crusted Local White Sea Bass, served with Thai green coconut curry sauce, saffron basmati rice, summer vegetables and chili oil.
Maybe you can try the stuffed jalapeno diablos, el tesoro mussels or sesame crusted tuna loin from the dinner menu.
Meat lovers will come back for more of the grilled hangar steak and the blue cheese crusted filet.
The dinner menu has a few additional choices, such as walnut crusted chicken, mahi mahi, sirloin steak and prime rib.
If you are looking for some fresh seafood, there are several menu items, including pan-fried oysters, prawns, crab cakes, grilled swordfish and parmesan crusted halibut.
Start with French onion soup, salade frisée or pan seared sea scallops before moving on to any number of delectable entrees, including mussels provençale, monk fish fricassée, hazelnut crusted salmon filet or duck breast and leg confit.
Guests have a wide variety of food from which to choose, including hibachi steak, filet mignon, herb crusted salmon, shrimp scampi and grilled pork chops.
However, for a real wild feast, book a table during the annual Wild Game Festival and you may find a menu offering alligator sausage, piranha ribs, wild boar chop, black buck antelope medallions, yak Wellington, crusted llama, and elk au poive.
Filet Mignon's with a variety of seasons or toppings such as Cajun, Au Poivre or Gorgonzola crusted.
Nolan Ryan boneless rib eye, 12-oz. double cut pork chop, double lamb chops and coriander crusted halibut.
New York strip, twin filet Oscar, broiled lamb chops, 6 oz. filet and lobster and pecan crusted red snapper.
The menu includes Kentucky Bourbon grilled chicken, bacon wrapped filet mignon, 22 oz. cowboy ribeye, Gulf snapper and herb crusted Frenched New Zealand rack of lamb.
The fare is mostly French, such as the Steak Frites or the Chicken Galadriel, mixed with some surprising Asian-Fusion fare, such a Szechwan Pepper Crusted Tuna.
The play of colour is exquisite, the basalt combining every tint of warm red, brown and rich maroon; sea-weeds and lichens paint the cave green and gold; while the lime that has filtered through has crusted the pillars here and there a pure snow-white.