Reluctant Panther News & Updates

Eat like a Local(vore)

Posted On: 03/06/2013

Bioregionalism? Yep. Farm-To-Table? Got that covered. Locavore? You bet. Call it by any name you wish, it just comes naturally to Vermonters: we eat food that comes from farms. Local farms. And it turns out we do it more than anyone else in the cou...

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Opentable diners like us, they really, really like us!

Posted On: 11/29/2012

We were just on our OpenTable (the restaurant reservation system) account page and lo and behold we saw that we had been awarded a number of their Diner's Choice awards. After a little investigating we found out that we had been recognized in ...

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It's great to have cool neighbors!

Posted On: 03/30/2012

It's great to have cool neighbors! Manchester Village is home to the Reluctant Panther, the Equinox Resort (great golf and spa), Honora Winery's Tasting Room and the Ptarmigan Shop. A perennial guest favorite, the Ptarmigan Store stocks hunting i...

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The Panther is a "Foodie's Delight!"

Posted On: 02/27/2012

Given the overwhelming response to Chef Jon's winter menu, this recent Trip Advisor Review was too great to resist sharing with you. Calling the restaurant at the Panther a “Foodie's Delight,” our guest's commentary follows… ...

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We've got POW!

Posted On: 01/12/2012

Thank you, Mother Nature, for the first real powder of the season! A couple inches of fresh, fluffy snow fell overnight and the weatherman says there's more on the way! Nearby Bromley Mountain opened this morning with 25 trails, 2 parks an...

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Going Local

Posted On: 12/06/2011

I recently learned that “going local” in the kitchen is more than just “farm to table,” the component I have always thought to be the best, most defining one. I asked our chef how much more difficult crafting a farm to tabl...

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