The Mount Vernon Inn, adjacent to President George and Martha Washington’s Mount Vernon estate, doesn’t serve authentic colonial food, because if it did, “no one would eat it,” said William “Bud” Robertson, the property’s general manager for 28 years. The bland, simple food of the day — typically boiled meat and vegetables — wouldn’t appeal to 21st century diners. Still, the inn’s staff strives to recreate the feel of the ...
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