Gardner Village Blog
Fried GREEN tomatoes, just in time for St. Patrick's Day
Wednesday Mar 16 2022
Leprechaun, eat your heart out! This famous green dish will leave you green with envy. It's the famous Fried Green Tomatoes from Archibald's Restaurant.    Just in time for St. Patrick's Day, the chefs at Archibald's are here to share this house favorite recipe with you. Whether you fry up a batch ...

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Where to Eat During WitchFest 2021
Wednesday Oct 13 2021
With all there is to see and do at WitchFest, you’re going to be a well-fed witch. Let’s talk dining details!   FIRST, A FEW FOOD FACTS TO REMEMBER 1. No outside food is permitted on property during WitchFest. 2. Food and drink are never allowed in stores. 3. The Village offers several food options, from grab-and-go ...

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Happy Camper Deli & Bakery Now OPEN!
Wednesday Sep 8 2021
Hello, Campers! Ready for some freshly-made fixin’s and a little great-outdoors ambiance? The Happy Camper Deli & Bakery is now open at Gardner Village.   Co-owners Andrea and Marc actually started as personal partners, whose shared love of camping brought them together. With PhDs in human genetics, they both spent much time in labs, so ...

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Now Serving at Archibald's Restaurant: Delicious Summer Salads
Wednesday Jun 16 2021
Archibald’s Restaurant is known for its comfort foods, but did you realize they also offer an impressive salad selection? This time of year in particular, it’s nice to have lighter meal options that still satisfy, and you can count on these delicious mixes satisfying! Take a look at the salads currently ...

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Win a Full Thanksgiving Dinner for a Deserving Family AND Order One for Yourself
Tuesday Nov 10 2020
SO VERY THANKFUL Every year at this time, we pause to reflect on the gratitude we feel for everyone who makes up the Gardner Village community. Never, in our 40 years of business, did we dream we could feel even MORE grateful for what you bring to The Village. Then… 2020 ...

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You are in for a Treat with These Witchy Eats
Wednesday Oct 9 2019
A witch recipe book is full of surprises. Sometimes it’s eye of newt and tail of tadpole... Other times... well... the story turns a bit sweeter, more savory, and absolutely satisfying to we mere mortals. Believe it or not, witches can whip up concoctions made of sugar, spice, and all the things ...

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Your Gardner Village Guide to Great Eats & Sweets
Wednesday Aug 21 2019
Whether you’re looking for a sweet treat, a full meal at a sit-down restaurant, or a little from columns A and B, you’re in luck. Gardner Village is home to Archibald’s Restaurant and Chocolate Covered Wagon. Each is known for its freshly-prepared specialties and unique atmosphere. Consider this your taste guide ...

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Make Your Gift Giving Extra Sweet
Tuesday Dec 11 2018
Have visions of sugarplums been busy dancing in your head? Gardner Village has the stuff dreams are made of.  Want to show your neighbors you care. Nothing says “I like living by you!” quite like caramel apples. And you can even get those apples gift wrapped in a charming gable box ...

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Famous Fried Green Tomatoes Recipe
Tuesday Mar 13 2018
Looks like the luck o’ the Irish is on our side. Just in time for St. Patrick’s Day, the talented chef behind Archibald’s Restaurant is giving us their famous recipe for fried GREEN tomatoes!    Step 1: Slice your tomatoes.  Great Green Fact: Green tomatoes are simply basic tomatoes that have yet to ripen.  Step ...

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A FREE Recipe for You, Straight from Lucinda's Spell Book
Wednesday Oct 11 2017
When Gardner Village first announced their new Witch in the Kitchen event, my mind went to my own experience. As one who lacks any kitchen prowess, I can sometimes be a bit… well, witchy when it comes to matters of this room in my home.  Boy, was I wrong. Unlike me, Lucinda ...

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