John Harmon brought the Harmon Rocket, a modified sport plane, to the world some years ago—well, technically he brought two. “He built the first one from scratch, starting with an RV IV kit and basically improving it so it performed better and climbed faster. Now, he puts together kits for people to purchase,” said his son, Michael Harmon. While John made himself a name in the flying industry, it took the help of his family members to bring the Rocket Shop Cafe to hungry Bakersfield residents.
Oh, libations! We are all probably familiar with the unpleasant feeling that follows a night out “celebrating life”—so what really works to cure what ails you when the sun comes back up? Have you given much thought to fresh juice? Not menudo, not water, but juiced fruits and vegetables to give your body the boost that it so direly needs.
What Kuchta colorfully described as “Christmas in a cup—everyone loves it,” this deliciously creamy drink is smooth going down, tastes just like an oatmeal cookie, but then has a pleasant cinnamon bite at the end.
It may seem like a completely unconventional place to find a great meal and a delicious drink, but once you enter Bakersfield RV Resort, you’ll discover a spot that countless residents already delight in: the Crest Bar & Grill! This local gem is an interesting blend of casual yet intimate dining; a place where you can, in the words of General Manager Peter Karnowski, “show up in a tank top or bring a date and feel equally at home.”
There are endless ways to cool off during the summer months, but chilling with an ice cold drink can probably be considered one of the best. For centuries, mankind has delighted in the health and refreshment offered in a cup of tea, and in Bakersfield, we have an entire business dedicated to providing various teas in forms as countless as the benefits they offer.
It is rare to walk into a restaurant and feel like you’ve been whisked away to another place in time, but that’s exactly what you get when you enter K.C. Steakhouse, a longtime downtown gem…