[Spring Getaway] Dining experience, Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch

By Park Sae-jin Posted : April 14, 2017, 17:52 Updated : April 14, 2017, 17:57

Inside of Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch restaurant. On a sunny day, dine in their outside patio to have the full experience, [Courtesy of Kwak, Min Jung / Aju Business Daily]

San Francisco, USA - Farmstead at Long Meadow Ranch is a restaurant in Napa Valley, California that truly embodies the farm-to-table cuisine. This restaurant has been celebrated and loved by the locals and American farmhouse cuisine lovers from all over the world. 

Farmstead restaurant is a truly unique because all of the menu's main ingredients are from Long Meadow Ranch which boasts a long history that dates back to 1800s. Hall family purchased the farm in 1989 and nurtured it to the thriving ranch it is today. Long Meadow Ranch is known for its world-class vineyards, olive groves, and highland cattle, and also its sustainable farming methods like full circle farming and solar-powered farming.

Long Meadow Ranch has prospered so much that now it has five properties: three in Napa Valley (Farmstead, Mayacamas Estate, Rutherford Estate), Anderson Valley Estate, and Tomales Station in West Marin.

Farmstead Restaurant in Farmstead Estate. The outdoor area is available for an event or for a small wedding reception venue. [Courtesy of Kwak, Min Jung / Aju Business Daily]

The ranch's Farmstead Estate includes the renowned restaurant that serves their estate-grown wines and the seasonal menus using the ranch's organic produce, grass-fed beef and lamb, extra virgin olive oil, and more.
The restaurant's executive chef is the award-winning chef, Stephen Barber. He is known for bringing the best flavor of each ingredient and balancing together in a plate. He is also famous for using slow-smoking method for meats to intensify the flavor. 

Farmstead Estate also includes a general store that sells quality extra virgin olive oil, wines, and other produces for its guests to enjoy and experience. 

Quench your thirst with the house-made lemonade. All of Farmstead restaurant's ingredients are organic and are from Long Meadow Ranch and local farms. [Courtesy of Kwak, Min Jung / Aju Business Daily]

We ordered Grass-fed Steak Tartare and Carmelized Beets Salad to start. 
•Grass-Fed Steak Tartare: farm egg, capers, cornichons, hot sauce, toast
•Carmelized Beets: skyhill farms goat cheese crema, greens, chimichurri [Courtesy of Kwak, Min Jung / Aju Business Daily]

Wood Grilled Heritage Pork Chop with delta asparagus, jalapeno grits, apple chutney was cooked to perfection.[Courtesy of Kwak, Min Jung / Aju Business Daily]

This was a special daily menu. Tender Beef Steak cooked to perfection with grilled asparagus and potatoes. [Courtesy of Kwak, Min Jung / Aju Business Daily]

"Big Easy" Beignets with bourbon caramel sauce. The beignets had a slight spicy bite to balance the sweetness of heavy powder sugar and caramel sauce. [Courtesy of Kwak, Min Jung / Aju Business Daily]

Finish the meal with a shot of espresso. [Courtesy of Kwak, Min Jung / Aju Business Daily]

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