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.

From the Garden to the Glass: Fearrington’s Gardens & Their Place in Your Drink

A few months ago, I wrote a post about the significance of different veggies, botanicals and fruits when it comes to the integrity of a good liquor; the same significance applies to the food on your plate and the cocktail in your glass. For many years now at the Fearrington House Restaurant, the cultivation and appreciation of that produce has been practiced as a means of bringing more to our...



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Summer Dram Highlight: Four Seasonal Summer Sippers

Summer is in full swing – the days are getting shorter, but they’re still hotter than ever. Going to the pool is a common way to beat the heat, and a drink in hand when you’re on the floatie or sunning poolside is the next best accompaniment to company. I hope that, on lazy summer days like pool days, your hardest decision is the choice of poolside libation. For that pressing situation, I...



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Staying Spry & Keeping It Classy with Paired Mocktails

Bear with me here – I know a lack of alcohol in a cocktail doesn’t always sound like a good time. However, there are situations and circumstances that warrant for a tipple-less sipper. It is not uncommon to need an accompanying drink with your meal that isn’t water. Water, even with its many virtues, is boring, and pairs with everything well as equally as it does poorly. Luckily, here you...



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Meet Nick Fay

Nick has been cooking for 4 years now, but cooking is just the most recent part of his story. He grew up in Woodstock, Illinois - the town best known for that movie Groundhog Day with Bill Murray. Remember the town square? That’s Nick’s home town. After high school, he moved to Chicago to pursue a career in film. He was one of the many people behind the scenes doing all the things to make...



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Billecart-Salmon Champagnes

"Too much of anything is bad, but too much Champagne is just right." —F. Scott Fitzgerald Who doesn’t enjoy a glass of Champagne? Whether it’s to commemorate an occasion, paired with Chef Bedford’s first bites or as a way to finish off an evening there is always a time and place. Raise your glasses with us at Fearrington as we are now serving Billecart-Salmon Champagne for your...



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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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