A lovely summer evening at the Golden Pheasant
Last Sunday evening we had the pleasure of eating on the terrace at the Golden Pheasant Inn, just beside the canal, in Erwinna. A couple of good friends, fine food and a cocktail or two made it very pleasant indeed.
We have been meaning to have dinner at the Golden Pheasant ever since they completed their beautiful renovation last fall (see our previous post). The Inn had an impeccable reputation for fine French cuisine for 26 years under chef Michel Faure and his wife, Barbara. All of their children – four daughters and one son – grew up working in the restaurant. After the Faures decided to retire, three of their daughters stepped up to take over the reins. In the kitchen are Blake Faure, and her partner, Jon Ramsey, Le Cordon Bleu-trained chefs. Sisters Brittany Booz and Briar Mewbourne run the front of the house and the four room inn above the restaurant.
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