You can choose from a great number of options for lunch in the immediate area around the Inn and close by. We can also provide you a lunch picnic basket if you let us know you will be needing one, for what days and times, within 3 days of check-in.


Wine & Roses

Romance is often simply the result of a thoughtful surprise, a few heartfelt loving words with special meaning, and pausing to celebrate serenity together.


The Tiny Chef

The Tiny Chef Susanne Dillingham, may be small in size but her talent and love of food, wine and farming is tremendous! Big, Big, Big.



Crippen’s Restaurant is a fine dining restaurant with a casual atmosphere in Blowing Rock, NC. The menu changes daily, featuring a variety of homemade breads, soups, fresh seafood, prime meats, seasonal homegrown organic vegetables, homemade desserts and ice creams.


The Storie Street Grille

Simple. Seasonal. Memorable. Chef Andrew Long is a native son of South Louisiana, Andrew grew up with the aromas of celery, bell peppers, and onions in the kitchen to go along with whatever seafood was in season at the time.



Owner operated by Chef Samuel Ratchford and his wife General Manager Alyce Ratchford, Vidalia is an upscale Casual Restaurant located in historic downtown Boone, just across from the Watauga county courthouse, serving creative American cuisine.


My Surprise Birthday Dinner

I’ve driven by this place a dozen times, and I’ve told myself repeatedly that I’d eat there one of these days. Six years later, it finally happened! My Surprise Birthday Dinner at The Mast Farm Inn in Valle Crucis, North Carolina


Biscuits & Corn at Your Wedding

Make your own southern history… where we are used to making southern history.


Fried Chicken at Your Wedding

Make your own southern history… where we are used to making southern history.


The Carolina Epicurean

Imagine asking a friend if they’ve been to a restaurant and what they thought of it. Or where would your friend recommend going for a really great lunch. The Carolina Epicurean is your online resource for restaurant reviews, news and food trends in western North Carolina, and beyond.