New Eating places In Cville: Broadcloth and Merrie Mill Winery

I really like making an attempt new locations, and couldn’t wait to go to each of those new spots! There are two new eating places in Cville: Broadcloth at The Wool Manufacturing unit and Merrie Mill Farm & Winery! This weekend we had been in a position to go to each! Right here’s what we ate and drank. 

merrie mill terrace

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Date Night time at Broadcloth

The primary new restaurant in Cville is Broadcloth! Dinner at Broadcloth was long-awaited. Whereas Broadcloth opened just a few months in the past, the indoor eating house is intimate and we wished to be totally vaccinated earlier than visiting. Three weeks in the past I made a reservation for an upcoming Saturday night time and we requested Nona if she may babysit.

woolen mills courtyard

I really like the tagline “Trendy Eating; Historic Setting.” 

thomas at broadcloth

The Menu

Broadcloth is situated at The Wool Manufacturing unit, a historic textile mill, and I really like that all the things there has a textiles theme. The napkins, servers’ apparel, drink menu, and décor are all infused with fabric. You would possibly bear in mind our first go to to Selvedge Brewing at The Wool Manufacturing unit. Even the beers are named for textiles. 

The Broadcloth menu options 12 small plates which might be coursed in both 4, 6, or the Chef’s Tasting (8-10) and will be paired with drinks. We selected the 4 programs, and I added the wine pairing. 

broadcloth menu

Chef Yoder

I’ve recognized Chef Tucker Yoder for years, first from The Clifton and extra lately from the soccer subject! He despatched out a chew on the home – a goat cheese quesadilla made on one in all his well-known selfmade tortillas – my favourite!

quesadilla on a stone platter

The Bread

You may choose a restaurant by the standard of its bread, amiright? This heat sourdough with essentially the most scrumptious flake-salted butter was SO good.

sourdough bread and butter

The Programs

Spring vegetable salad, tofu dressing, black cocoa crumble

This salad was greater than it seems from this angle. My favourite layer was the black cocoa crumble, which was only a hit of chocolate combined with the thick and creamy dressing. It was a incredible combo with the just-picked crunchy greens. 

summer vegetable salad

Roasted steelhead, shiitake rice, Tokyo turnips, cilantro

I LOVE steelhead trout and this dish was crispy from trout pores and skin to turnip leaves – they had been like kale chips!

steelhead trout

Dry-aged beef ribeye, charred broccolini, caramelized onions, thyme cracklins

Served with a fancy purple wine, this was the right portion of beef. I even ate an onion or two!


Lemon mousse, minted pea ice cream, blueberry compost, anise hyssop (me) AND Chocolate torte, sunchoke ice cream, caramel, rhubarb (Thomas)

I completely cherished the fluffy lemon mousse!! It was the right ending to the meal. 

lemon mousse and chocolate torte

After dinner, we walked alongside the creek. It was a beautiful night time!

moore's creek

Merrie Mill Farm & Winery

Whereas our go to to Broadcloth was on us, we had been invited to Merrie Mill Farm & Winery for a tasting! It opened Memorial Day Weekend and it’s one in all my new favorites. 

merrie mill farm & vineyard tasting room

The Farm

Merrie Mill is situated in Keswick, and the 15-minute drive from Cville was stunning on a heat summer season day. 

Bought by the Pelly household who relocated from the UK, the principle home on the farm dates again to 1857.

The tasting room, pictured above, is glowing with new paint and décor. And it’s embellished with a really eclectic assortment of artwork and design components, like animal print wallpaper and a Victorian sea lion suspended from the ceiling (sealing?) floating by pink balloons. 

merrie mill tasting room entrance

merrie mill tasting room with sea lion floating by balloons merrie mill library

The Terrace

What I cherished most about our go to to Merrie Mill was that we felt like we had been visiting somebody’s home. My good friend Caroline and I had a desk on the again terrace the place we loved a tasting and cheese plate!

merrie mill terrace umbrellas

merrie mill wine flight


Whereas Merrie Mill’s grapes mature, they’re serving wines from their neighboring winery, True Heritage. All 5 of them had been scrumptious. The Rosé and Viognier had been my favorites, however I preferred all of them. 

merrie mill white wines in flight


I really like a winery that additionally serves meals, they usually have a small number of platters and bites to supply. We shared a charcuterie board which was delish! 

merrie mill cheese board Kath and Caroline

Cheers to new eating places!

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