Little Washington, Rappahannock County, Va., "America's Tuscany"        * All Gallery photos by John McCaslin                                                                                        

Little Washington, Rappahannock County, Va., "America's Tuscany"  

* All Gallery photos by John McCaslin                                                                                     

  Rappahannock County Farms to Tula's Tables—in minutes! (aka Farm to Table)

Rappahannock County Farms to Tula's Tables—in minutes! (aka Farm to Table)

  Scrumptious "Blue Plate Specials" are served every Monday all winter

Scrumptious "Blue Plate Specials" are served every Monday all winter

  Tula's features daily Market Fish specials, only with the freshest seafood!

Tula's features daily Market Fish specials, only with the freshest seafood!

  Rappahannock County artist Nancy Keyser paints Tula's in beautiful watercolors

Rappahannock County artist Nancy Keyser paints Tula's in beautiful watercolors

 Our pastries, pickles, and relishes are all homemade

Our pastries, pickles, and relishes are all homemade

 Seared Scallops for an entree is always a treat!

Seared Scallops for an entree is always a treat!

  Minutes from Tula's is Little Devil Stairs hiking trail — here in October 2016

Minutes from Tula's is Little Devil Stairs hiking trail — here in October 2016

  Chef's spontaneous artistic creation

Chef's spontaneous artistic creation

  Halloween is spooky on Tula's Psycho-streaming, fog-smoking, bonfire-lit patio

Halloween is spooky on Tula's Psycho-streaming, fog-smoking, bonfire-lit patio

  Homemade cheese cake makes any occasion flavorful at Tula's

Homemade cheese cake makes any occasion flavorful at Tula's

  When nature calls you will pass through Tula's very cool forest mural painted by artist extraordinaire Linda Heimstra

When nature calls you will pass through Tula's very cool forest mural painted by artist extraordinaire Linda Heimstra

  Kenny Sullivan's Rappahannock Flyer whisks visitors and locals alike to art galleries, wineries—and Tula's, of course

Kenny Sullivan's Rappahannock Flyer whisks visitors and locals alike to art galleries, wineries—and Tula's, of course

  Only in Little Washington

Only in Little Washington

  Skyline Drive, a few miles as a crow flies from Tula's

Skyline Drive, a few miles as a crow flies from Tula's

   Autumn's glory off Tula's patio

 Autumn's glory off Tula's patio

  Esteemed political satirist Mark Russell thanks those who came out to his sold-out 2016 show from the Big Washington, the Little Washington, "and Tula's"

Esteemed political satirist Mark Russell thanks those who came out to his sold-out 2016 show from the Big Washington, the Little Washington, "and Tula's"

  Tula's heated patio on a crisp mountain evening

Tula's heated patio on a crisp mountain evening

 Our Blackened Shrimp 'n' Grits Appetizer: a southern favorite!

Our Blackened Shrimp 'n' Grits Appetizer: a southern favorite!

  Your bar table awaits in Tula's beautiful brick and wood bar . . . 

Your bar table awaits in Tula's beautiful brick and wood bar . . . 

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  After dinner take an evening stroll around the village of Little Washington and view the festive lights and decorations, decking two homes above

After dinner take an evening stroll around the village of Little Washington and view the festive lights and decorations, decking two homes above

  Piping-hot and healthy foods and soups from our kitchen to your cozy table—or bar seat! 

Piping-hot and healthy foods and soups from our kitchen to your cozy table—or bar seat! 

  Tula's offers daily meat and/or seafood specials

Tula's offers daily meat and/or seafood specials

  Locally sourced farm to table

Locally sourced farm to table

Tula's specialty lemonade

  Seasonally-inspired cocktails

Seasonally-inspired cocktails

  Fresh-grilled ribeye

Fresh-grilled ribeye

  Homemade apple cobbler

Homemade apple cobbler

  Seared duck breast

Seared duck breast

  Book your special occasion at Tula's

Book your special occasion at Tula's

  Tango to Tula's

Tango to Tula's

  Lightly-grilled watermelon, a summertime favorite

Lightly-grilled watermelon, a summertime favorite

  Baked Alaska and a special retirement

Baked Alaska and a special retirement

  No better place for live music than at Tula's

No better place for live music than at Tula's

  Rappahannock County's local colors

Rappahannock County's local colors

  Resurrecting the drive-in movie — so to speak

Resurrecting the drive-in movie — so to speak

  Come and claim your umbrella

Come and claim your umbrella

  Out back of Tula's — Main Street, Little Washington, rush hour

Out back of Tula's — Main Street, Little Washington, rush hour

  Opening night reception for the 2016 Film Festival at Little Washington

Opening night reception for the 2016 Film Festival at Little Washington

  Keyser Run a few thousand feet above Tula's (ask John McCaslin about his favorite hikes within minutes of Tula's)

Keyser Run a few thousand feet above Tula's (ask John McCaslin about his favorite hikes within minutes of Tula's)

  Behold the Blue Ridge: They don't call Rappahannock County "America's Tuscany" for nothing

Behold the Blue Ridge: They don't call Rappahannock County "America's Tuscany" for nothing

  US Marine Corps' 241st Birthday Celebration at Tula's on Nov. 10, 2016. Thank you for your service!

US Marine Corps' 241st Birthday Celebration at Tula's on Nov. 10, 2016. Thank you for your service!

  Tula's is one of Charleston Living's 8 Fall Getaways for 2016. And check out the recent Food & Wine magazine review about Tula's

Tula's is one of Charleston Living's 8 Fall Getaways for 2016. And check out the recent Food & Wine magazine review about Tula's

  This 2016 blizzard closed Tula's patio, but the bar was rockin'

This 2016 blizzard closed Tula's patio, but the bar was rockin'

  Tula's kitchen shines (no deep fryer found in this restaurant)

Tula's kitchen shines (no deep fryer found in this restaurant)

  Tula's festive patio in December

Tula's festive patio in December

  The annual bonfire outside Tula's dining room windows

The annual bonfire outside Tula's dining room windows

  Fresh from our holiday oven (our chocolate chip cookies rock)

Fresh from our holiday oven (our chocolate chip cookies rock)

  Mary, er, Kerry has a little lamb — at nearby Mt. Vernon Farm

Mary, er, Kerry has a little lamb — at nearby Mt. Vernon Farm

  Hop & Wine delivers an entirely new landscape to Tula's patio

Hop & Wine delivers an entirely new landscape to Tula's patio

  "Buffalo Bob" Tagert, publisher of the widely read Old Town Crier

"Buffalo Bob" Tagert, publisher of the widely read Old Town Crier

  Locally-distilled Wasmund's Whiskey awaits sipping at Tula's

Locally-distilled Wasmund's Whiskey awaits sipping at Tula's

  You never know what creation you will see in the town square next to Tula's

You never know what creation you will see in the town square next to Tula's

  Tula's was the stop for Audi motors and 50 of the nation's top automotive writers

Tula's was the stop for Audi motors and 50 of the nation's top automotive writers

  Black bears are sighted daily in these parts . . . 

Black bears are sighted daily in these parts . . .