Poor Red’s, Home of The Golden Cadillac
After a fun day of riding my motorcycle in the local hills with my wife, we like to stop by a small historic western tavern in the town of El Dorado called Poor Red’s where we enjoy a nice cold drink after a day out riding in the summer heat. www.poorredsbbq.com
Poor Red’s is a small restaurant and bar off the beaten path where stepping inside the door is like stepping back in time. It’s truly one of a kind, a must see place. I wonder if Guy Fieri knows about it?
Poor Red’s is famous for their award winning BBQ, and also for a world famous drink they concocted called The Golden Cadillac. This drink tastes so good it’s like having a vanilla shake, but you can never drink it fast because you’ll get a brain freeze.
The sweet after-dinner type drink is made with the Italian liquer Galliano and a few other items (recipe below). The Golden Cadillac drink made Poor Red’s the largest consumer of Galliano in the world. That’s huge for such a small place, world’s largest consumer! right there in the tiny town of El Dorado, so far away from Italy.
If you can’t make it over to Poor Red’s, here’s the recipe for
The Golden Cadillac
- Heavy Cream
- White Creme de Cacao
In a blender with the motor on high blend 5 ice cubes, crushed, 3 tablespoons heavy cream, and 1 ounce each of white crème de cacao and Galliano for 15 seconds, or until the mixture is smooth, and pour the mixture into a chilled saucer-shaped Champagne glass. Makes 1 drink.