Three Stallion Serves Again | Food News | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice

Seven Days needs your financial support!

Three Stallion Serves Again 

Side Dishes: Randolph inn's restaurant reopens

It came as a shock last April when Three Stallion Inn abruptly closed its eatery just days before it was to start serving its Vermont Restaurant Week menu. But visitors to Randolph will soon be able to dig in at the inn again.

When the restaurant closed, owner Sam Sammis laid off 20 employees, including manager Jennifer Del Rosario, but for her the story had a happy ending. “I got a call back toward the end of the week after the restaurant closed,” she says. “[Sammis] asked if I could help out for a little bit.” That temporary role turned into a full-time job as the inn’s manager.

Del Rosario was soon faced with guests asking for the return of on-site dining. “Lots of people enjoy coming here, but there’s [also] a demand in the area for a good place to eat,” she says. Rather than reviving the more formal dining room with which the inn was associated, Three Stallion quietly opened Morgan’s Pub & Grill with a limited menu on Fridays and Saturdays.

By the beginning of July, the casual, locally focused restaurant will open officially, serving daily dinner once again with a lengthy bill of fare. Dishes are firmly in the realm of comfort food, with meatloaf, shepherd’s pie, and macaroni and cheese on the menu. Diners can eat on the deck or in the pub, which draws its décor from the Vermont-bred horses for which it’s named. There’s even a Guinness-marinated ribeye named for the breed’s inventor, Justin Morgan.

For those still hoping for a more formal, banquet-style experience at Three Stallion, Del Rosario says the inn is working with local caterers to create formal dinners for on-site weddings and fancy private parties.

Got something to say? Send a letter to the editor and we'll publish your feedback in print!

More By This Author

About The Author

Alice Levitt

Alice Levitt

Bio:
AAN award-winning food writer Alice Levitt is a fan of the exotic, the excellent and automats. She wrote for Seven Days 2007-2015.

Comments


Comments are closed.

Since 2014, Seven Days has allowed readers to comment on all stories posted on our website. While we’ve appreciated the suggestions and insights, the time has come to shut them down — at least temporarily.

While we champion free speech, facts are a matter of life and death during the coronavirus pandemic, and right now Seven Days is prioritizing the production of responsible journalism over moderating online debates between readers.

To criticize, correct or praise our reporting, please send us a letter to the editor. Or send us a tip. We’ll check it out and report the results.

Online comments may return when we have better tech tools for managing them. Thanks for reading.

Latest in Food News

Keep up with us Seven Days a week!

Sign up for our fun and informative
newsletters:

All content © 2020 Da Capo Publishing, Inc. 255 So. Champlain St. Ste. 5, Burlington, VT 05401  |  Contact Us
Website powered by Foundation