Sunday, January 19, 2020

The Grove Common Inn – Asheville Nc

This is the concluding installment of photos from our trip to Asheville πŸ™  It was actually prissy to larn away in addition to fifty-fifty improve to see my cousin Suzanne in addition to her hubby Steve.  Let’s larn i time again soon!


On our concluding twenty-four hours nosotros enjoyed Dominicus brunch at The Grove Park Inn.  My hubby in addition to I had been in that location before, many years ago.  It was nonetheless only equally proficient equally nosotros remembered.  In fact, nosotros would all similar to larn dorsum i time again sometime, in addition to remain at the Inn.


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I mean value this is the backdoor service entrance but I was excited almost the trees.  They were huge!

We didn’t larn inward this way, but walked on upward the loma to the front end door.

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Once within the entrance hall nosotros were greeted amongst wonderful bedchamber music from this duet.  They sounded terrific in addition to for those of you lot that know me well, you lot know I could direct maintain sat in that location in addition to listened until they quit.  Lovely!  I mean value this niggling man child was really interested inward becoming a classical instrumentalist πŸ™‚

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The entrance hall is huge amongst 2 giant fireplaces on either halt of the room.   As noted on their website, “This entrance hall is known equally The Great Hall — in addition to for proficient reason. Measuring 120 feet across, the hall features 24-foot ceilings in addition to 2 gigantic 14-foot rock fireplaces. It’s famous for the elevators cleverly hidden inward the chimneys of the rock fireplaces (put in that location to conceal the dissonance of the machinery), which cash inward one's chips along to carry guests to their rooms today.”


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It’s a busy identify on Valentine’s weekend.

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Fresh flowers laid the mood.

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At the other halt of the entrance hall is the other enormous fireplace.  As you lot tin can nation from the bench inward front, these things are big plenty to pose a whole grouping inside!  This fireplace was decorated for the lovebirds to direct maintain photos.

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Outside on the terrace tables are laid for Dominicus lunch.

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Beautiful twenty-four hours amongst a beautiful view.

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Interesting model of the Grove Park Inn.  Lots in addition to lots of pebbles.

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This is the dorsum of the Inn in addition to the photograph does non create it justice.

Once these trees in addition to flowers are inward bloom, this volition travel an incredible garden.

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We moseyed on over to the Blue Ridge Dining Room & Terrace for our brunch reservations.


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Key Lime Pie

Before nosotros sat downwardly to consume my hubby took a few photos of the buffet of pies.

Always looking out for me in addition to checking out the contest – thank you lot dear!

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Oh yeah – my favorite – Chocolate Peanut Butter pie.

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The sign said Apple pie.  Must travel a crumb crust.  We didn’t direct maintain whatsoever unfortunately.

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This i is lovely – Pecan pie.  Didn’t direct maintain room for this i either!

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Then nosotros sat downwardly at our tabular array amongst a groovy sentiment of Asheville.  We had a really prissy waiter who was helpful in addition to attentive without hovering.  He invited us to assist ourselves to the brunch.

And man child did nosotros brunch!  This is my origin plate in addition to my favorite.  I had smoked salmon, baked brie, pineapple, honey dew, a strawberry, smoked trout, artichokes, a yummy salmon salad, fresh chilled asparagus in addition to a tomato plant land amongst mozzarella!  Oh it was all hence good.  I could consume smoked salmon until I grew fins πŸ™‚

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I loved this mutual coldness strawberry bisque soup.  It was an uptown smoothie amongst champagne!  Perfect.

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Tiny silverish dollar pancakes amongst a not too sweetness cherry topping.

I was glad it was all syrupy, only sweetness enough.

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OK.  I went dorsum for seconds on the salmon salad, in addition to the smoked salmon.

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But I did catch the Chef’s special, turkey in addition to dressing.

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Oh how I loved the buttery niggling toast amongst salmon, eggs, capers in addition to onions.

Maybe I’ll only direct maintain to weblog that someday.  Good excuse anyway.

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Steve had chilled shrimp.  It was getting kind-a around my side of the tabular array hence I snapped a film instead of swiping one.  It was a buffet afterward all!



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This actually is my plate in addition to I tried several desserts.  I didn’t aid for the strudel (no flavor) but the peanut butter pie was the best I’ve always had.  In fact it was hence good, I’ve been searching all week for recipes to endeavor in addition to recreate it equally my pie No. 8.  The primal lime pie was good, but non tangy plenty – no zesty bite of lime at the end.  I had i spoonful of the breadstuff pudding and it was proficient but non actually my favorite thing.  I approximate you lot already know I’m a pie kinda girl.

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Grove Park Inn has a wall of photos representing only some of the famous people who direct maintain stayed in that location over the years.  The Inn was built inward 1913 in addition to has had many, many famous guests.


“During the summers of 1935 in addition to ’36, writer F. Scott Fitzgerald resided inward our Room 441. He’s only i of the American luminaries to direct maintain stayed here, a listing that includes Harry Houdini, Will Rogers, George Gershwin, Thomas Edison, Eleanor Roosevelt in addition to Henry Ford. Not to cite presidents — William Howard Taft, Woodrow Wilson, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Richard M. Nixon, George H. W. Bush, William J. Clinton in addition to Barack H. Obama.”

Do you lot mean value they’ll bespeak my photo?  I may travel a famous blogger i twenty-four hours – hi you lot never know!

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Anthony in addition to Dan – 2 of my favorites!

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And hence nosotros had to get home, in addition to larn dorsum to work, in addition to create laundry.  Oh well, the brief escape was terrific.  And, in that location was no traffic going home.  In a few weeks these trees volition travel inward bloom in addition to the whole ridge amongst travel green.

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Maybe nosotros should get dorsum this agency in addition to meet for ourselves.


If you’ve never been to Asheville, laissez passer it a visit.  The beautiful mount setting is worth a look.


Well I’m off to educate upward some prissy things to eat.  Please cheque dorsum on Mon for pie No. 8.  I approximate you lot already know I’m working on a peanut butter pie amongst a graham cracker crumb crust in addition to a chocolate layer on top!


Have a groovy weekend in addition to thank you lot hence much for stopping by!


Tricia


Source: savingdessert.com


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