F i r s t   C o u r s e

Black Tiger Shrimp
shaved fennel and citrus salad, saffron vinaigrette

Duck Confit
French lentils, braised endive, bacon

Marinated Tuna Tartare
wakame, cucumber sorbet, wasabi oil

Arugula Salad
pecorino romano, croutons, roasted red pepper vinaigrette

M a i n   C o u r s e

Marinated Lamb Loin
roasted eggplant, shiitake mushrooms, sautéed spinach,
Asian pear chutney

Alaskan Halibut
fingerling potatoes, leeks, micro herbs

Filet Mignon
reggiano risotto, Maine crab, asparagus, bordelaise

Breast of Chicken
baked polenta, mushroom ragout, haricots verts, tomato confit, tapenade

D e s s e r t

Bread Pudding
brandied currants, caramel sauce, crème anglaise

Zinfandel Berries
fresh berries tossed in a red zinfandel and lavender honey reduction, served with basil ice cream

Trio of Sorbets
strawberry red wine, pineapple-star anise, coconut

Vanilla Bean Crème Brûlée

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Be sure to visit local artists and galleries during your stay at River House Inn!

Ian and Jo Lydia Craven are world renowned for their handbuilt porcelain dinnerware, wall sculptures, bowls and vases. For over twenty five years, Rob and Bet Mangum have been creating and producing hand crafted pottery and ceramic sculpture. Also check out Hoffman Pottery and Kosinski Watercolors & Oil Paintings of Jerusalem, the Holy Land & the Blue Ridge Mountains.

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His voice has been described by Dirty Linen magazine as “one of those pure warm Scottish voices one never tires of listening to”. He was the 2004 Scots Trad Music Awards Songwriter of the Year and a 2008 nominee for Scots Trad Music’s Singer of the Year.  For seven years he was the front man for the legendary Scottish group the Old Blind Dogs. On Thursday November 17th, Jim Malcolm brings his witty style and one-man show to the intimate setting of River House Inn in Ashe County for a special concert and dinner.

Jim Malcolm will be stopping in for this special evening as part of a tour that started in New Mexico and ends in Virginia. With Jim’s sense of history and his lighthearted approach to the music, the evening will be a perfect blend of music, mirth and good food. Jim is hailed world-wide as one of Scotland’s best performers and is described as “utterly authentic yet completely modern and accessible.” Jim has been a featured artist in the past at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games and appeals to a wide range of music enthusiast. To learn more about the artist visit www.jimmalcolm.com

Of course whenever there is an event at River House you know it will be something special. When you combine River House’s top quality food and hospitality with an international recording artist, you know it will be an evening that you don’t want to miss.  Cost of the dinner and concert is $45 per person and a cash bar will be provided. The evening starts at 5:30 pm with a set by Jim, followed by dinner and then Jim returns with more music. River House will also be featuring a special optional Scotch tasting. For more information and to make a reservation contact River House by calling 336-982-2109 or visit the web site, www.riverhousenc.com. Reservations are required and seating is limited.

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the ardmoresYou loved them at Wine Fest! Now The Ardmores bring their combination of Southern Rock and acoustic music to River House this Sunday for what promises to be a fun Sunday Salon celebrating our nation’s independence, complete with fireworks!

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Just about every Sunday beginning in April, our Sunday Salons at the River House Inn on the New River are patterned on the famous international “salons” of the past; featuring musical and theatrical performances, poetry readings, book signings, art displays and literary and historical discussions, followed by dinner. If you can’t make dinner, you’re welcome to stop by for the entertainment in the North Carolina mountains and a libation with hors d’oeuvre! But please call 336-982-2109 to reserve.

While we were never invited to those heady Parisian parties of the twenties and thirties – to hobnob with Hemingway and Gertrude Stein – the idea of such literary and artistic gatherings sounded appealing. Drop by at 4:00 for food and wine, music and conversation, perhaps a poetry reading or a short play, a book-signing, an exhibit of art or pottery, or an occasional film. Dinner, usually a four-course set menu, follows about 6:00.

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Thursday December 31st  – New Year’s Eve Party!

Champagne, seven course meal.  Musical guest Emile Pandolfi..party favors!!!

Emile’s catalog of 28 CDs have sold nearly three million copies nationally. All were recorded on his own label, MagicMusic, which he started in 1991. He is reportedly the top-selling artist in the alternative (gift and bookstore) market in the US.

For more information, please visit: http://www.emilepandolfi.com

Saturday, January 2nd – Clean out the Pantry Party!

Emile Pandolfi and Martha Bassett; bring your instruments and join in!!

North Carolinians have known Martha’s music for some time now, but in the past couple of years, she’s been finding a new audience throughout the southeast due to increased touring, her work on the Sony Classics film JUNEBUG, festival appearances, and numerous articles in the press. Martha and her band have opened for Lyle Lovett, played Merlefest, and are currently touring the east coast in support of the new disc “Sinner’s Prayer,” which features original Americana written by Martha and bandmate, Justin Poindexter. Although they are known for their ability to incorporate jazz, country, traditional, and rock standards into the live shows, it is their original music that fans appreciate most.

For more info, visit: http://www.marthabassett.com

Join us for some amazing music and fun!!!!

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