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Girasole in Middleburg Life

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Girasole in Middleburg Life’s February 2017 issue


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Girasole, Middleburg Life

Girasole, Middleburg Life

Arancini - Girasole, 10 Year Anniversary, The Plains, VA - Authentic Regional Italian Cuisine

Our 10th Anniversary

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We can’t believe that it’s been ten years since Girasole opened in the beautiful Plains, Virginia.  Always striving to bring a bit of Italy to Virginia’s Hunt Country, we thought the best way to celebrate the occasion was to offer an anniversary fixed-price dinner menu during the month of August.  Chef Patierno has created an inspiring six-course menu featuring the local, seasonal ingredients to bring the best regional dishes of Italy to your table here at Girasole.

Arancini Siciliani
Traditional Sicilian
style croquette

Insalata dell’Orto
Mixed greens from
Over the Grass Farm

Chitarrini alla Marchigiana
Housemade Chitarrini pasta with
local mushrooms and pork

Salmone con Pomodori e Pinoli
Pan-seared salmon with cherry
tomatoes and pine nuts

Involtini di Vitello
Veal scallopini with Prosciutto
di Parma, mozzarella, and sage

Kinlock Farm Honey Panna Cotta
or Housemade Gelato

The cost is $85 per person, exclusive of beverages, tax, and gratuity.  Available exclusively during the month of August during our dinner service beginning at 5:30 pm daily.

Dinning In Middleburg – Kliman Online

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Todd – My husband and I are considering a mini staycation/babymoon out at the Salamander Resort in Middleburg. The resort looks wonderful, but I dont think we want to eat on premise (eek – terrible Post write up.. have you been out?).

So the question, is there anywhere wonderful in Middleburg or even nearby you would recommend? Have you heard anything about the latest with Ashby Inn’s chef?

Todd Kliman:

What I’d do, if I were you, is book a table at Girasole, in the Plains.

It’s about an eight-mile drive south — take you about 15 minutes.

And then you’ll settle in to a cozy, soft-lit dining room for a good, relaxing meal of casual Italian cooking. It’s an enjoyable restaurant. Not a splurge of a meal kind of place, not a gastronomic getaway — but the kind of place you wish were closer to the city, because you could see yourself going once a month.

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