Hall’s on the River $$ L D Tucked away on the Kentucky River amidst the historic sites of some of Lexington’s earliest pioneers is this restaurant that has stood for generations. Serving unique seafood,traditional regional dishes and choice cut steaks and ribs,it’s the perfect riverfront getaway to experience genuine Kentucky cuisine. 1225Athens Boonesboro Road,Winchester – (859) 527-6620 hallsontheriver.com Holly Hill Inn $$$ D V On the National Register of Historic Places,Holly Hill Inn prides itself on its use of fresh seasonal ingredients and local produce.This fine-dining restaurant offers multicourse and prix fixe menus at dinner and a weekend three-course brunch.Holly Hill Inn’s bar includes more than 50 bourbons and an award- winning wine list. 426 NWinter Street,Midway – (859) 846-4732 – hollyhillinn.com The Trustees’Table at Shaker Village $$ B L D V “Seed-to-table freshness”on the grounds of the third largest Shaker community in the United States,theTrustees’Table celebrates ShakerVillage’s roots with dishes made from ingredients straight from their local garden.Serving everything from pimento cheese fritters to cornmeal fried catfish,you’ll feel like you’ve died and gone to Kentucky. 3501 Lexington Road,Harrodsburg – (800) 734-5611 shakervillageky.org/the-trustees-table 65 66 REGIONAL RESTAURANTS 40 / BEYOND GRITS 64