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Loudoun County Food

Twenty-five miles west of busy Washington, D.C., Loudoun County is close enough to be far away. Dominated by vineyards and horse farms, the idyllic setting can quiet the mood of anyone wanting to take a break from their over-stimulated life.   Leaving behind turnpikes and highways, travelers enter the slower paced world of small towns like MiddleburgLeesburgLovettsville and Purcellville.

Where to Eat

Middleburg
Equestrian farms surround Middleburg. A road trip on Route 50 takes visitors through beautifully maintained pasture land.
There are fast-food outlets, but you are more likely to eat in a small restaurant or market that is soneone’s passion-project.

For anyone who enjoys picnicking, Market Salamander and Home Farm Store on Washington Street carry high-quality prepared foods, made-to-order sandwiches, whole cooked chickens, smoked turkey wings, charcuterie, cheese and desserts.

Down the block and around the corner, you can stop for a good cup of coffee, a piece of Danish or a fres…