The Lakeside Blog is happily written by Michelle Bousquet at the Interlaken Inn, Lakeville, CT. She writes about what there is to do at Interlaken and why you should come stay with us, fun local events, great places to visit and cool things to do – in and around Lakeville & Salisbury Connecticut.
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Although we have quite a selection of special packages to offer our Guests, we found room to squeeze in one more, and this one involves food, and lots of it. (this is my kind of package)
We sort of teased you with part of the package by offering you just our Chef's Tasting Menu as an add-on amenity to your stay with us. This consists of an exclusive six course Chef's 'farm to table' tasting menu for dinner in Morgan's Restaurant. On your day of arrival Chef Scimeca will customize a private menu based on the bounty of the Berkshires, and there is plenty of fresh bounty in the Berkshires! Chef Scimeca is a very talented and creative Chef, so to leave the choices to him are a very safe and rewarding bet. He will come to your table and ask you if there are any allergies or specific foods not to use, and then you leave the rest up to him. You will feel like royalty as course after course is delivered right to you, each one being a surprise and an enjoyment to taste as his creative skills are effectively at work. One couple loved it so much the first night that they signed up for it again the next night! So the good news is you can take advantage of this wonderful Chef's tasting dinner with our new "Tasting Menu Getaway" Package. This special package is currently being offered Sunday, Monday and Thursday evenings so you can now take advantage of this delight mid-week. Does the food taste better mid-week?! You'll have to find out!
Fresh from the Scimeca garden this morning right onto our dinner appetizer selections tonight:
Shaved Local Golden Zucchini Carpaccio, Pinenuts, Lemon Oil, Coarse Sea Salt
Away on Vacation
While I snuck away to the Connecticut Shore for a few days, look what was happening at Interlaken! Lots of fun and games!
Basil is back at the Interlaken, once again lounging at our private lakefront.
What more could a dog ask for?
(besides treats from Winston)
Reunite your Family
Many reasons to visit Interlaken, as you all know. This blog I am going to focus on keeping the family bond tight.
I've had the pleasure this summer to work with some Guests that chose Interlaken for their family reunion and let me tell you, I am so glad they did. The property is the perfect setting to accommodate families of all shapes and sizes, and the local area has a wide variety of activities to keep young and old happy as well. Some families come and never leave the property thanks to our outdoor heated pool and private lakefront area with canoes, kayaks, and swimming, as well as tennis courts, basketball court, gameroom, and last but not least, our food. Others love all this as well as the nearby golf courses, quaint towns for shopping, the numerous walking and hiking trails, the race track, the summer stock theaters, the music, the wineries - and just the beauty that surrounds us.
Many families like to host a special BBQ on at least one of their nights here with us, and this is the typical setting for that traditional gathering, complete with red and white checked cloths. If Mother Nature is in agreement we hold it right out on our lawn in the early evening as the sun dips over the main building. We have a Chef grilling the hot dogs, hamburgers and juicy flank steaks, just filling the air for miles of that wonderful BBQ scent.
Here's a sample of just one of the many BBQ themes we offer, the Four Star BBQ:
Juicy Grilled Flat-Iron Steaks
& Kosher Hot Dogs
Relish Bar with all the Fixin's
Baked Idaho Potato Bar with Condiments
Tossed Salad of Baby Greens in Vinaigrette
Old-Fashioned Baked Beans with Bacon, Onion, Molasses
Corn on the Cob -- locally grown in season (spring & summer) or
Grilled Vegetable Platter (fall & winter)
Fresh Strawberry Shortcake (spring & summer) or
Hudson Valley Apple Crisp (fall & winter)
Coffee/ Tea/ Soda Service
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