Last Chance to Enjoy Summerfare

If you haven’t tried the Summertime Fare Menu at The Fearrington Granary, this is your last chance to experience these fantastic summer flavors!

There are amazing meals for summer days, including Warm Chicken Fritters with Honey Mustard, and Beer Batter Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom & Field Pea Ragout. Don’t forget to leave room for those delectable desserts too!

Remember, the seasonal fare menu changes about every three weeks! So, as the end of summer approaches, keep an eye out for our Fall seasonal menu!

The Summertime Fare Menu is available during lunch and allows guests to combine any two courses for just $18 per person. Stop by The  Fearrington Granary during from 11:30 to 2pm, Wednesday through Saturday and check out these satisfying summer flavors!

Summertime Fare

First Course
Warm Chicken Fritters with Honey Mustard
Sweet Potato, Toasted Pecans, Sweet Corn & Bacon Dressing
Local Tomato Gazpacho with Pickled Peppers
Toasted Pine Nuts, Basil Pistou & Ripped Croutons

Main Course
Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom & Field Pea Ragout
Rosemary Chunky Fries & Water Cress
Potato Gnocchi with Oven Dried Tomatoes
Zucchini Ribbons, Pinenuts, Basil Pesto & Buttara

Homemade Apple Pie
Vanilla Ice Cream
Vanilla and Raspberry Cheesecake
Chocolate Chip Ice Cream & Sea Salt Caramel

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