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New 2017 Shows Announced! It’s almost concert time! Lake Superior Big Top Chautauqua, just three miles from Bayfield, Wisconsin and overlooking Lake Superior, has released several names of musicians who will appear at the tent this summer. If you have visited Big Top Chautauqua, you know about the quality sound, beautiful starlit views, and the excellent of musicians awaiting you: Mary Chapin Carpenter, Michael Franti & Spearhead, Blackberry Smoke, The Beach Boys, Asleep at the Wheel with Dale Watson, Here Come the Mummies, Ricky Skaggs & Kentucky Thunder, Mary Black, Ziggy Marley, and Delbert McClinton, and many more. For those who haven’t been, wait noRead More »

Mother’s Day Brunch on Sunday, May 8 at Landmark Restaurant

Old Rittenhouse Inn's Landmark Restaurant is serving a delicious 3-course Mother's Day Brunch on Sunday, May 8. Landmark is well known for it's elaborate multi-course meals, and brunch is no exception! The first course includes a choice of Creamy Swiss Onion Soup, Baby Spinach Salad with Bacon Dressing, or Sherry-poached Winter Fruits, along with fresh bakery and house-made preserves. The entrée choices include: Crab Cakes Benedict (with smoked paprika, hollandaise and pan roasted potatoes), Double Smoked Ham and Swiss Strata with Bacon, Broiled White Fish with Manchego and Saffron Jasmine Rice, Pork Roulade with Spinach, Basil, Feta and Sundried Tomatoes and Wild Rice Pilaf, andRead More »

Easter Sunday Brunch March 27, 2016

The team at Landmark Restaurant at Old Rittenhouse Inn looks forward to serving a special 3-course Sunday Brunch on Easter. This year, Chef Matt has come up with another tasty menu for this special occasion: 3-Course Easter Sunday Brunch Menu First course (served with a basket of fresh croissants and scones): Chicken and pastry soup OR Sherry baked winter fruit (assorted dry fruits baked with sherry and honey and topped with whipped cream) Second course: Crab cakes benedict with lemon-dill hollandaise and roasted fingerlings OR Blueberry-mascarpone stuffed French toast with bacon OR Chicken Mornay with faro risotto OR Pork roulade with spinach, basil, feta & sundried tomatoes withRead More »

April 8-9, 2016: Red Wine Weekend at Old Rittenhouse Inn

Get ready for our Red Wine Weekend taking place April 8-9, 2016. Enjoy fine wines, delicious food, and exceptional lodging in Bayfield, WI. Events are held at Le Chateau, a sister property of Old Rittenhouse Inn, and the historic Landmark Restaurant at Old Rittenhouse Inn. The highlight of the weekend events is a 6-course dinner with wines specially selected to match each dish.   Make It A Weekend! Discount weekend lodging packages include: Friday tasting & appetizer reception A Saturday afternoon tasting seminar Saturday evening’s 6-course red wine dinner Server Gratuities for meals Menu: Friday Wine Tasting and Appetizer Party, Great Red Blends, April 8, 2016 Artisan cheeseRead More »

Valentine’s Weekend Dinner Menu: Landmark Restaurant at Old Rittenhouse Inn

THE ESSENTIAL INFO: 5 Course Valentine's Dinner ($59) includes Soup, Salad, Sorbet, Entrée, and Dessert Appetizers ($15) available Ala Carte 20% gratuity added to tables of 6+ Served Friday 2/12 – Sunday, 2/14 Hours: 5:00pm to 8:00pm Reservations: 715-779-5111     VALENTINE'S MENU: Starters (ala carte) Oysters Rockefeller Seared Scallop- with honey-soy vinaigrette Quattro Formaggi Crostini Soups Roasted Red Pepper Crab Bisque Oxtail with Cabernet Root Vegetables Curried Sweet Potato Salads Mixed Greens- with creamy port vinaigrette, goat cheese, figs, and candied pecans Baby Spinach- with warm bacon vinaigrette, bleu cheese, red onion and boiled egg Smoked Trout- with aged cheddar, greens, wild rice and lemon vinaigrette SorbetRead More »