The Settlers Inn

Wine & Tapas
Midweek Getaway
Heirloom Tomato Time
Fall Wine Dinner Schedule
Victorian Christmas

August Newsletter 2005
Outdoor dining has been the hallmark of summer 2005 at The Settlers Inn. Our Jazz Series has been wildly successful and The Wild Game BBQ on July 29 was extremely well-attended. The weather was perfect and guests enjoyed dining around our lovely garden at the back of the Inn. There is only one more summer casual outdoor wine dinner before we move inside for our Fall Wine Dinner Series (see schedule below). Don’t miss this distinctive event – Wine and Tapas Night – on August 19.
The Settlers Inn Team

Wine and Tapas Night this Friday!
Our last outdoor wine dinner of the season features Chef Durand preparing a variety of traditional Spanish dishes, including Gazpacho with watermelon, Tortilla de patatas, Heirloom tomato tapenade on crostini, Spiced baby clams, Cured Serrano ham with melon, Sweet and sour lamb meatballs, Spiced duck with cherry sauce, Roasted beets in a garlic sauce, Salted spiced almonds, Spanish cheeses, and more! Sommelier Claude Brière will pair these savory dishes with a dozen wines from the best and upcoming wine regions of Spain.

*Taxes and gratuities not included.

Midweek Getaway Package $349*

Play hooky midweek and enjoy a peaceful and calming late-summer getaway — when the most strenuous thing you do is a walk in the woods.

Package includes:
1. Two nights accommodations midweek (excludes king rooms)
2. Chilled “Champagne and Cheese” platter upon arrival
3. Breakfast for two each morning
4. Dinner for two – one evening of your choice – in our farm-to-table restaurant

*Alcohol beverages at dinner, and taxes and gratuities not included

Heirloom Tomato Time
Tis the season...for the heirloom tomato! Luscious and plump, and bursting with flavor, these fabulous gems from our own gardens and local farms have become the center of attention at The Settlers Inn. In fact, each of the appetizers on our new menu features these tasty garden treats.

Lump Maryland Crab Tart $10.50
Heirloom Tomato, Herbed Cheese, Roasted Summer Corn, and Smoked Mozzarella in a Phyllo Tart

Tomato & Fennel Bruschetta Gorgonzola $8
Grilled Ciabiatta Points, Settler’s Basil Pesto, Melted Gorgonzola

Bay Shrimp & Tomato Martini $9.50
With Roasted Red Bell Pepper and Vodka Cocktail Marinade

Portobello Mushroom Napoleon $9.50
Sliced Tomato, Balsamic Mushroom, Crispy Potato, and Tri-Color Gelee

Heirloom Margarita $8.50
Yellow Watermelon, Tomato, Red Onion, and Tequila Lime Mango Vinaigrette

August Wine Dinner

Friday, Sept 16
Foods and Wines of Australia

Friday, Oct 28
Foods and Wines of Tuscany

Friday, Nov 18
Foods and Wines of Burgundy

Friday, Dec 16
A Night of Sparkling Wines

*Taxes and gratuities not included

Victorian Christmas Reservations Open September 12
Mark your calendar for September 12 — the day our reservations desk opens for Victorian Christmas reservations. Held December 2, 3, and 4 this year, our Victorian Christmas event is extremely popular and sells out quickly. Reservations for dining and lodging can be made by phone only (no e-mail or fax requests) and begin promptly at 8:00 am on September 12. Look for more Victorian Christmas details in our September newsletter.

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