The Settlers Inn
In This Issue
Mother's Day Dining
Spring Fling Special
2006 Wine Dinners
Wine & Food of Spain

Spring Newsletter 2006
Spring is in the air once again – the tulips are blooming and The Settlers Inn kitchen staff is bubbling with excitement. Local farmers are harvesting some of the tastiest produce of the year – and Chef Peter’s menus are evolving to make the most of it. When the first batch of ramps (a cross between a shallot, green onion and garlic that grows wild) and fiddlehead ferns come to fruition it signals that the season finally is here. The local purveyors come to our door with unique and fresh ingredients that are just not accessible to the average restaurant. As always, the goal of our rustic country inn is to utilize as much farm-to-table ingredients, organic produce and naturally raised food as possible. Edible flowers and Asian greens, such as Tatsoi, Baby Bok Choy and Mizuna, soon will appear on our menus – as will as pasture-raised chicken from Fork’s and Gordon’s farms and Brook Trout from Blooming Grove. Come visit and dine with us this spring and share in this marvelous bounty.
The Settlers Inn Team

Mother's Day

It’s not too late to invite your mom to a marvelous Mother’s Day meal at the Settlers Inn! Just follow these simple steps:

  1. Check out our Mother’s Day menus below.
  2. Call and make a reservation for either brunch (11:30 am to 2:30 pm) or dinner (3:00 pm to 8:00 pm)
  3. Send mom a special e-postcard from the inn as an invitation. Click here to create.
  4. Show up at the appointed time with mom!

Mother's Day Brunch

Appetizers
Oysters Rockefeller
Seafood Bisque – Old Fashioned Potato Soup
Field Green Salad
Sweet Gem Salad
Blooming grove smoked trout pate

Entrees
Smoked Ham and Asparagus Omelet
Navgrin of Spring Lamb Stew
Honey Mustard Encrusted Turkey Mignon
Country Fried Steak & Eggs
Roast Salmon en croute with Béarnaise Sauce
Stuffed French Toast

Mother's Day Dinner

Appetizers
Oysters Rockefeller
Tomato Bisque Soup
Old Fashioned Potato Soup
Field Green Salad
Sweet Gem Salad
Chilled Asparagus

Entrees
Roast Tenderloin of Beef
White Marble Farms Pork Loin
Rack of Lamb
Roast Salmon en croute with Béarnaise Sauce
Honey Mustard Encrusted Turkey Mignon
Pan Seared Sea Scallops

Spring Fling Special
$275 (tax and gratuity included)
Valid through May 25, 2006

Birds are chirping, trees are budding, tulips are peeking up from their beds. Spring is in the air! Shake off the winter blues and sneak away with our Spring Fling Special. Package includes:

  1. One Night’s Queen Accommodations
  2. Dinner for 2 in our Farm-to-Table Restaurant
  3. Breakfast for 2
  4. Bottle of Chaddsford Spring Wine
  5. Spring Floral Arrangement.

2006 Wine Dinner Schedule
You may have dined with us this winter and missed the familiar face of our wine steward, Claude. He spent the last few months working at a winery in Chile – involved in every aspect of the wine-making process. As a result, our first wine dinner of the season will feature these luscious varietals. Don’t miss it!

June 16

Wines of Casa Lapostolle, Chile

July 7

BBQ in the garden

August 11

Mediterranean buffet in the garden

Sept 8

Wines and Foods of New Zealand

Oct 27

Wines and Foods of Spain

Nov 17

Wines and Foods of Southern Italy and Sicily

Fall Trip
September 22-October 1, 2006

Plan a fall getaway with The Settlers Inn. Join us as we travel through the Castilian countryside of central northern Spain, known for its crusader castles, UNESCO World Heritage towns, culinary heritage, and world famous wines. Click here for details!

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