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Farm to Table Dining

Farm to table, farm to fork, locavore, locally sourced ... all of those terms mean one thing: Sit down in one of these restaurants and know you're eating food from the area. It's local, farm fresh goodness that you can trust. 

Northern Virginia

Alexandria - At Restaurant Eve, patrons choose their seating area at the Chef's Tasting Room or the Bistro and delight in the five- or nine-course tasting menu built around seasonal Virginia ingredients, some of which are gathered from on-site gardens.

Alexandria - Known as one of Alexandria’s “Presidential Hotspots,” Vermilion has hosted the Obamas for a romantic Valentine’s Day meal. Enjoy gourmet American fare made with locally-grown, farm-raised produce and choose from a vast assortment of fine wines at this romantic eatery, ranked amongst “The 100 Very Best Restaurants” by Washingtonian magazine.

Lauberge Gardens Boyce - L'Auberge Provençale French Restaurant is ZAGAT rated 27, 4-Diamond for 25 years. The on-site garden provides the herbs and vegetables, while 78 fruit trees deliver sweetness to Chef Scott Meyers' dishes. His list of local producers is 17-deep, detailing the sources of the eggs, poultry, cheese, duck, quail, lamb and even syrup.

Fredericksburg - Bistro Bethem is a hip atmosphere where fresh fish, wild game, house-made charcuteries, breads and desserts are specialties.

Fredericksburg - FoodE is named for foodie - "a person keenly interested in food, especially eating or cooking." The folks at FoodE are definitely foodies, and they are happy to say that 85-90% of their daily food is locally sourced from their regional farm partners.

Fredericksburg - Poppy Hill Tuscan Kitchen rose to farm to table fame when Epicurious.com named it one of the "10 Best Farm-to-Table Restaurants in the US." All natural, organic, locally sourced ingredients are a priority for Chef Scott Mahar.[quote1]

Lovettsville - Market Table Bistro brings you the goods from local growers, vintners and culinary artisans. Chef Jason Lage is quick to recognize his partners - five Loudoun County farms, ten Loudoun County wineries and one Loudoun County distillery.

Patowmack Lovettsville - The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm serves elegant, organic, modern European cuisine by way of fresh-picked local vegetables from their own farm or other local farms. All of their meats are organic and free-range, while the seafood is wild.

Neersville - Grandale Farm Restaurant makes every meal from scratch using fresh, local ingredients. Grandale was given a recent nod in the Italian edition of Vanity Fair and is noted as one of Northern Virginia Magazine's 50 Best Restaurants (2012).

Purcellville - Market Burger Fries & Shakes. The name goes to show that locally sourced farm to table does not equal fancy schmancy. Yes, get your burger - just a traditional ol' hamburger - from a local farmer.

Upperville - Hunter's Head Tavern presents a traditional English pub menu, with the highlight being local farm meats and produce from nearby Ayrshire Farm.

Washington - Inn at Little Washington has received acclaim from the likes of The New York Times, Washington Post, San Francisco Chronicle and Gourmet M-829941547

Last Updated: 12/15/2016

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