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Harbor View Hotel Hosts an Evening of Ancient Grains for Today's Table

Edgartown, Mass.  ̶  May 8, 2014  ̶  On Thursday, May 15 at 6:30 p.m., Harbor View Hotel, one of Martha’s Vineyard’s most iconic establishments, and Slow Food Martha’s Vineyard will host Ancient Grains for Today’s Table with special guest Glenn Roberts of Anson Mills, a South Carolina-based organic, heirloom grain mill.

The evening’s menu, designed by Harbor View Executive Chef Nathan Gould, will showcase a variety of artisan and heirloom grains incorporated into contemporary dishes. Menu items include Old World Rye and Smoked Honey Butter; Fried Honeysuckle Oysters With Island-Grown Narragansett White Cap Flint Corn Meal and Radish Aioli; and Duck Cassoulet With Barley and Einkorn Broth, Sea Island Red Peas, Fava Beans, Mint and Ramps.

Throughout the evening, Roberts, a resident of both Chilmark and South Carolina who has worked to revive nearly extinct varieties of regional heirloom grains, will speak about a number of grain-based initiatives that he is sponsoring on Martha’s Vineyard and around the country. Tickets are priced at $49 per person and can be purchased online.

To learn more about Harbor View Hotel, visit www.harbor-view.com or call (800) 225-6005. For tickets or more information on Slow Food Martha’s Vineyard, visit www.slowfoodmarthasvineyard.org.

About Harbor View Hotel: A beloved fixture on the Vineyard since 1891, the Harbor View Hotel offers luxury guest rooms and suites in the heart of historic Edgartown. From its broad veranda, the hotel boasts spectacular views of Edgartown Harbor, the Vineyard’s premier sailing and yachting location. Its popular restaurants, Water Street and Henry’s Hotel Bar, offer a casual, yet sophisticated atmosphere for island-to-table dining, utilizing the Vineyard’s freshest ingredients. In 2012 Harbor View Hotel was named one of the “Top 50 U.S. Resorts” in Travel + Leisure’s “World’s Best Awards” issue, “Best Hotel on the Vineyard” by Martha’s Vineyard Magazine and was named “Best Resort/Hotel” by Cape Cod Magazine’s Gold Awards. The Harbor View is a member of Historic Hotels of America® and is managed by Scout Hotels. For more information call (800) 225-6005 or visit www.harbor-view.com.