The Weekly Whisk - 6/12/19
Musings from a foodie…
I recently had the wonderful opportunity to visit the “Northern Neck” of Virginia. It’s a specific rural area of the state where a peninsula juts out into the Chesapeake Bay. And, while you can sort of see the lights of DC and Baltimore late at night with the lights bouncing on the upper stratosphere, you are definitely in rural America. It’s a charming area and in particular, the town Irvington, Virginia is where you’ll find the Hope and Glory Inn [ * * * * ]. The owners are Peggy and Dudley Patterson – and, Dudley does exactly what Peggy asks him to do! Each room in the bed and breakfast is like a small cabin with a small living room, a sitting area, as well as sleeping space. And, the crème de la crème of the place is Meserata, the cook. She hails from Addis, Ethiopia and she was exceptionally accommodating to all the culinary needs of our small group. Peggy and Dudley are lucky to have her as part of their team. Besides, even though Dudley is a nice guy, I’m not sure he would cook as well.