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$25 for $50 Worth of Local Fine Food
The menu includes crab cakes dressed with mango jicama slaw and a smoked-onion rémoulade ($10), korean barbecue flank steak ($16), and shrimp risotto ($19.50).
The Osprey’s Landing at Belmont Bay
At the Osprey’s Landing at Belmont Bay, massive arching windows bathe the dining room’s polished wood in natural light, a visual complement to the elegant, locally inspired cuisine that leaves the kitchen. Chefs transform ingredients from the nearby bay into crab cakes and seafood risotto. For dessert, peach melba is crafted from fruit from the nearby Charred Farm and crème fraîche ice cream.
On the golf course outside, groomed fairways intertwine with the natural obstacles presented by the Occoquan River and its surrounding National Wildlife Refuge. The Audubon-certified, par 70 course slopes and rolls through the ample greenery that surrounds it, punctuated by sand traps. One hole finishes beneath an old-fashioned, steel-and-stone railroad bridge over which the occasional locomotive still rumbles, providing a cover for sudden urges to shout the name of childhood sleighs.