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explore Great Tastes Choice Cuisine An Appetite for the Sublime Find one of North Carolina’s best-kept secrets in a country village. by Lance elko Colin Bedford is one of only 21 Grand Chefs in the U.S, one of the culinary world’s top accolades. But he’s not in New York, D.C., or San Francisco. This internationally recognized culinary star works in Fearrington Village, a quiet enclave amid North Carolina’s pastureland and forests. Although Fearrington Village has much to recommend it — wonderfully appointed hotel rooms, a remarkable population of well-tended gardens, a bookstore with as knowledgeable a staff ★ september 2013 photos courtesy of fearrington village 50 as you’ll find anywhere, and a coveted Relais & From top: Chateaux membership — the star attraction is the the rib eye at Fearrington House Restaurant. There, Bedford Fearrington House dazzles guests with meals such as the globe artirestaurant choke with roasted sunchokes and eggplant caviar and chef Colin or the prosciutto-wrapped saddle of rabbit with bedford confit garlic, cider, and star anise sauce. Bedford’s appearance belies his vocation. A muscular six-foot-four, he looks more like a man who wrestles animals rather than cooks them. But today, the English-born former high-school football (er, soccer) and rugby star is more at home in a kitchen than in a scrum. Since Bedford’s arrival in 2005, the village has not only maintained its AAA Five Diamond status, it has garnered a top 50 Best Overall ranking by Open Table diners. The title of Grand Chef is an accolade joining Bedford GETTING THERE with the likes of Napa Valley Fearrington Village is a 30-minute drive from the raleigh-Durham restaurateur Thomas Keller, airport and under two hours by who recently flew in for dinner. car from Charlotte. For details on Wine at Fearrington is as impormenus, wines, hotel amenities, and more, visit tant as the cuisine. Wine director Maximilian Kast was earlier this year named one of the top young sommeliers in the U.S. His cellar is stocked with selections from Virginia to Hungary and carefully paired with each course.

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of US Airways - September 2013

Did You Know?
Making It Happen
Hot Spots: Top College Football Rivalries
Hub Crawl: Montreal-Trudeau International Airport
Adventure: Falconry
Wine & Dine: Las Vegas Dining
Golf: Pacific Links International
University Spotlight: Salisbury University
Style Spotlight: Yacht Club
Gear Up: Cookout Tools
Travel Feature: Jamaica
US Airways: Countdown to Departure
Great Tastes: Fearrington Village, NC
Professional MBA: Wake Forest University
Travel: Apps for Business and Leisure
High Style: Fashion by Peter Millar
Great Dates
Readers Resource Index
Your US Airways Guide
Video Entertainment
Audio Entertainment
U.S. and Caribbean Service Map
International Service Map
Airport Terminal Maps
US Airways Fleet/Customs & Immigration
Passenger Info/Contact US Airways
US Airways MarketPlace®
Window or Aisle?

US Airways - September 2013