Foodie Fridays: Delicious Dining Destinations in South County

This week, get your festival food fix at the Misquamicut Springfest, enjoy elegant dining at a nature preserve and pick one of many locations to treat Mom to a Mother’s day meal she won’t forget.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAStart the weekend off at the Misquamicut SpringFest which starts Friday night. Enjoy your favorite festival foods – like fish & chips, clam cakes & chowder, fried dough, hot dogs and more.

DSC_0259Join Audubon for a special afternoon and evening of wildflowers, birding and fireside dining. Start off with a guided walk to the beautiful Maxwell Mays lake front cottage and enjoy birding and wildflower identification along the way. At the cottage, enjoy a presentation  with an American Kestrel and learn about the efforts that Audubon is taking to insure these birds have a place to call home. Top it off with a delicious fireside dinner…an end to a perfect day! Register early! From 3-8 PM.

MD_TeaPartyStart Mother’s Day early with a tea party for the kids at Ocean House. The young and the young at heart are invited to enjoy Ocean House’s signature tea time, complete with tea cakes, snacks and assorted desserts. A visit from Mary Poppins herself makes this event practically perfect in every way.

s4On Mother’s Day, why not enjoy a delightful brunch at Meadow Brook Inn. Full brunch menu, live jazz trio, two seatings, reservations required. Enjoy the charm of Charlestown!

Mothers_Day_2_500x400Make Ocean House the setting of your Mother’s Day celebration, where she will be pampered with warm hospitality, exceptional service and breathtaking views. Choose from a spectacular brunch buffet crafted by our talented culinary team, featuring all of the traditional brunch favorites, crepe and frittata stations, dessert display and more!

GreenSoupIf you’d rather celebrate Mom with dinner, enjoy a spectacular four-course meal from a prix-fixe menu carefully crafted by the Ocean House Seasons talented culinary team.

ocnhseIf you prefer, you can give Mom the appreciation she’s due with a visit to Weekapaug Inn this Mother’s Day. Here, she’ll be enchanted by the scenery and the food as she enjoys the three-course, family-style menu showcasing regional ingredients. After your meal, find an Adirondack chair on our back lawn to enjoy uninterrupted views of Quonnie Pond with a glass of wine or a mug of tea in hand.

As the great Julia Child once said, bon appetite!

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