At Fearrington House Restaurant

The Relais & Chateaux Fearrington House Restaurant is recognized for its seasonal farm-to-fork cuisine, personable service and a unique fine dining experience. Read below to learn more about the seasonal menu, our local partnerships, and what's new at The Restaurant.

St. Patrick’s Day at the Fearrington House: Irish Whiskies!

Good Irish Whiskey is a staple at the Fearrington House bar; too many places limit themselves to Jameson (not that it’s bad whiskey), and too many people fail to savor their whiskey and simply shoot it in a single second of deranged debauchery (not that they’re bad people). We stand for the finer side of things at the Fearrington House, and our selection of good whiskey reflects that – our...



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Cold Brew Coffee Cocktails On National Coffee Cake Day

As the weather gets warmer and warmer, hot coffee might not be as refreshing as it was during the winter. We are lucky to live in a time where innovative thinking by illustrious geniuses has bestowed gifts upon mankind that some might argue we just don’t deserve- like cold brew coffee. It’s stronger, and hits the spot like nothing else when you’re sitting on the porch on a temperate, sunny...



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Tartan Day and Celebrating the Scots; Another Article Appreciating Scotch Whiskey

If you’ve been following the articles on the Fearrington website regarding the Fearrington House bar, you should be well aware of the love we have for whiskey. Whiskey, like anything good, deserves to be appreciated and enjoyed with respect and adoration. National Tartan Day commemorates the Scottish Declaration of Independence, as well as the achievements of Americans of Scottish descent. The...



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Spring Has Sprung! Nature’s Bounty & Its Place in the Cocktail

Spring is in full bloom, and its bounty is enjoyed by everyone and everything living under the sun. Since the dawn of Man, we have harvested, prepared, and enjoyed the many gifts Mother Nature bestows. Naturally, alcohol is one of those many things. Too few appreciate where these spirits come from, however, and too many take them for granted. Luckily, dear reader, I am sharing an array of...



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National Chocolate Soufflé Day

February is the month for all things lovely, from your significant other to indulgent delights. You don’t have to be a lush to appreciate delectable chocolate desserts and digestifs, and if you need an excuse, two national holidays this month have been devoted to the enjoyment of such delicacies. The 18th of February is devoted to drinking wine and, likewise, the 28th devoted to...



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Date Night DIY Valentine’s Day Cocktails!

Planning on a cozy night in with the honey this Valentine’s Day? If so, I’m right there with you – I am partial to calling it an early night, turning on some Netflix, mixing up a couple cozy drinks, and having an old fashioned snuggle-fest after a romantic and active day out. It’s easy, inexpensive, and intimate. However, finesse is involved on a night like this, regardless of how relaxed...



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99th Anniversary of Prohibition

January 16th, 1919 marks the ratification of the 18th Amendment, ushering in the beginning of Prohibition. This year marks the 99th anniversary of the commencement. Prohibition was being aided by the Temperance Movement: an assembly of suffragists, religious communities, political reformers and upper-class business owners. They had high hopes for a dry society because they believed alcohol...



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Coffee Cocktails

You’ve survived another year of trials and tribulations; allow me to be among those to tell you congratulations, and that you deserve a little break. And coffee, for those who enjoy the pep, is a great accompaniment to any break. When a little liquor is included, things get interesting and, arguably, much more delicious. When done right, spirit and coffee marry into something far greater than...



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Bubbly Cocktails

You -- whoever is reading this right now -- should start a bubble bath. Not because you smell bad, but because you need to treat yourself. Nobody on this planet Earth is above a bubble bath, and if you haven’t had one recently and don’t think you like them, think again and get in the tub. The new year is young, and regardless of any New Year’s resolutions you may have made, resting...



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Prohibition Era Cocktails

In 1920, the Eighteenth Amendment was made to the Constitution, outlawing the production, import, sale and transport of alcoholic beverages. While families could get by with homebrew and hoarded supplies, businesses like saloons and speakeasies were hit hardest by the new law and those enforcing it. However, despite all the confiscation, arrests and occasional skirmishes, society was allowed the...



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