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Word from Carmela: Gratitude for Autumn

EAmbrose // 17 November 2014

What a beautiful Fall it has been so far.  Harvest time for wineries.  Golden leaves.  The Finger Lakes are just glowing this time of year and I’m feeling rather enchanted…

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William Who?

aschloop // 12 November 2014

Since taking on the role as front desk manager, I’ve been hunting for the perfect line of guestroom amenities. What we had was good, but I knew that we could…

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The Change of Seasons: Chef Patrick Blogs

EAmbrose // 7 November 2014

Chef Patrick was generous enough to pry himself away from the kitchen to blog about the change of the seasons in the Finger Lakes. The fall signals a change for…

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Wallcourt: Our Next Inn

aschloop // 2 November 2014

If Aurora is anything, it’s historic. Our tiny village of 300 — dotted with 150-year-old-treeshistorical markers, and an inspiring vista of Cayuga Lake that has remained pristine —…

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The Graces of Greek Wine

EAmbrose // 20 October 2014

On November 8, we will host our first Greek Wine dinner–a new addition to our annual series of beer and wine dinners. After traveling through Greece several…

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A Rowland House Mystery!

EAmbrose // 15 October 2014

Last year, Rowland House Head Innkeeper Dale Whittaker entertained a mansion-ful of would-be sleuths–and some other interesting characters–in our first ever interactive murder mystery dinner. Guests…

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Translating Food

EAmbrose // 6 October 2014

Sometimes, eating can be intimidating. And not just when a pound of beef or a pie eating contest is involved. Some menus involve a little bit of translation–especially if you’re…

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Places to Love: Ithaca, New York

EAmbrose // 3 October 2014

  Aurora is a cozy little spot, nestled into the shore of Cayuga Lake, and part of its charm is how isolated it is from the every day hustle and…

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Autumn Arrives Again

EAmbrose // 30 September 2014

With the change of the seasons, you need a change of the soundtrack, as well. This playlist is perfect for soaking up the rays of mellow autumn sunilight, and snappnig…

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Uncorking a Love of Wine

EAmbrose // 23 September 2014

Our front desk associate, Molly, weighs in on an unexpected learning curve… “What’s your favorite local wine?” I feared that question above all. Ask me anything else, please. I started…

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