up to Mendocino there’s just something about the
Pacific Ocean, stretching out and across the horizon that
makes for such an infinite view across space and time.
The rocky formations that protrude along the beaches and
coves provide for such a dramatic occurrence of ocean
mist that sprays with every crashing wave.
before entering the town of Mendocino, tucked quietly
beyond their sprawling organic gardens, you’ll find
the Stanford Inn. With forty-one guest rooms and all with
fireplaces, the Stanford Inn has something for everyone.
This B&B resort offers kayaking, canoeing, sailing,
horseback riding and also has an indoor swimming pool,
gym and access to some of the world’s most perfect
hiking and biking trails!
and Jeff Stanford founded the Inn and from its inception
decided that it should be 100% pet friendly. Considering
that most families include their pets as family members,
the Stanford Inn provides special food bowls, daily treats
and accommodates special bedding for the furrier in ones
Ravens Restaurant is very much a part of the Stanford
Inn, and serves an amazing array of ultra gourmet Vegan
and Vegetarian dishes! Chef de Cuisine Gunner Thompson
takes us on a wonderful culinary journey through the Stanford
Inn gardens to pick some fresh ingredients for today’s
first recipe he prepares for us is the Raven’s Warm
Fig Salad. Made with freshly picked Beets, Figs and Lettuce,
this organic salad is served warm and mixed with Lavender
and Honey dressing. Yum!
Gunner makes some fresh Sobe with Corn Masa and topped
with a special Tomatilla Salsa, with all of the fresh
ingredients being picked directly from the Stanford Inn
Field is the Pastry Chef at the Stanford Inn and prepares
a warm Orange Spice Cake, made with organic ingredients
and topped with freshly picked Black Berries!
whether you’re searching for a perfect place to
spend a long weekend, or want to have an extended stay
in complete tranquility, the Stanford Inn offers so much
warmth and hospitality!