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erious eaters know that Vermont is the place for craft beer, award-winning cheeses and flavorful maple syrup. But salami? While meat-curing rooms are still more common in Italy than in the Green Mountains, they’re the reigning trend at an increasing number of Vermont restaurants. At Hen of the Wood in Burlington — the award-winning Waterbury resto opened this second location last year — chef Eric Warnstedt sources whole local animals and employs almost every cut in his hearty dishes, from head cheese to sausage. A few miles away, the commissary for the Farmhouse Group supplies its five restaurants — including South Burlington’s Guild Tavern and Church Street’s newest spot for Italian fare, Pascolo Ristorante — with fresh speck, etc. As nose-to-tail cookery has gained in popularity, so have options for those who don’t eat meat or gluten. Many Vermont chefs recognize that a growing number of people eschew wheat, and they roll out gluten-free pizzas, pastries and breads that are sometimes barely distinguishable from the “real thing.” Burlington has two new vegetarian restaurants — Revolution Kitchen and Pingala Café & Eatery — that ply the local populace with meat-free goodies such as seitan-poblano fajitas and eggplant “bacon.” What hasn’t changed since we began publishing 7 Nights more than 10 years ago is the dizzying array of eateries in our state, from classic diners to centuries-old taverns to sleek cocktail bars. Whether you’re looking for a hip Winooski bakery or a sumptuous mountaintop meal in Stowe, we’ve got it covered. After a recent visit to the Green Mountains, Connecticut-based food and travel blogger Linda Orlomoski noted, “Everything just tastes different in Vermont.” Don’t we know — and love — it. CORIn HIRSCH

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People still talk about a kitschy Montgomery Center restaurant that closed a dozen years ago. Zack’s on the Rocks was less celebrated for its food than for its namesake, a purple-robed proprietor who presided over the dining room wearing a crown and ermine-lined robe. Jon Payne “Zack” Zachadnyk was a tough act to follow. But Nick Barletta and Scott Pasfield are pulling it off with a twoman show at the INN. The couple credit Jay Peak’s close-knit community of big-city expats for luring them north. Barletta, a former vice president of operational risk at American Express, lent his financial acumen to the project. Pasfield, a photographer famous for his groundbreaking book, Gay in America, added a passion for art. The pair share a culinary aesthetic that would be unusual anywhere, much less in rural northern Vermont. Just like at nearby townie pubs, diners can sidle up to the bar at the INN and order a plate of wings. But there’s always a twist: The Buffalo sauce dressing on the wings is combined with hoisin. The blue-cheese dipping sauce isn’t made with some nameless F U L L - S E RV I C E R E S TA U R A N T supermarket & BAR · sBRoquefort. A N Q U E T SDrink with that? The bartender is crumble — it’ ready to mix up something equally eclectic, such as a cocktail that includes floral St-Germain, fresh cilantro and ginger. At dinnertime, guests eat in one of a warren of dining rooms adorned with antlers and idiosyncratic objets such as a wax bust of Elvis and a couch stenciled with silhouettes of automatic weapons. They feast on fusion food that spans the globe, not only from dish to dish but on each individual plate. One main course, St. Louis pork ribs, combines Vermont and Japanese flavors with a maple-miso glaze emboldened by the crunch of a brussels-sprout-and-apple slaw. The best blend of all? At the INN, New York flair meets small-town Vermont. Pasfield and Barletta have restored quirky quality to Zack’s beloved “Monkey Center.”

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AmericAn Diners Linda’s 359 Lake Rd., St. Albans, 782-8013 n Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n This cozy, all-purple restaurant does a bumper business in hot, open-faced sandwiches. Unusual burgers and sammies round out the menu. $

Maple City Diner 17 Swanton Rd., St. Albans, 528-8400 n Meals: B, L, D n veggie-friendly n This diner earns its name with specialties including maple-cinnamon buns and a bacon waffle topped with maple butter. $

St. Albans Diner 8 Swanton Rd., St. Albans, 528-8505 n Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n Head to this diner for hearty seafood dinners or healthy wraps. The breakfast menu includes three kinds of French toast. $

Gastropub Twiggs — An American Gastropub 24 N. Main St., St. Albans, 524-1405 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly This gastropub specializes in craft beer and martinis. Some of the food is topped with beer-infused sauces. $$

new american Blue Paddle Bistro 316 Route 2, South hero, 372-4814 n Meals: Bru, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music n There’s a wooden canoe suspended over the bar at this artsy eatery, known for innovative yet unpretentious cuisine. $$$

H The INN (see pg. 10) 241 Main St., Montgomery center, 326-4391 n closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n tv Three fireplaces warm this hip reimagining of a hunting lodge. The international pub menu includes classic dishes as interpreted by Chef Jason Chartrand. $$$

North Hero House Inn & Restaurant 3643 Route 2, North hero, 372-4732 n Meals: B, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music n Friendly staff and a romantic

setting overlooking lake Champlain set this inn-restaurant apart. The kitchen is committed to local, seasonal ingredients. $$$

Paddington’s Restaurant 195 Route 242, Montgomery center, 326-3232 n closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; Meal: D; beer & wine n lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veganfriendly n Henry Viii Filet Mignon and lady Chatterley’s Chicken share the menu with the low-cal Fergie’s limeCrusted Haddock. $$$

Shore Acres Inn and Restaurant 237 Shore Acres Dr., North hero, 372-8722 n Meal: D; full bar n lodging, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n Every table at this waterfront restaurant has a view of lake Champlain, and the cuisine is prepared using farm-fresh products. open april to november. $$$

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Tatro’s Gourmet Soup and Sandwich 14 Kingman St., St. Albans, 5247444 n closed: Sun.; Meals: B, L, D n delivery, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n need a quick bite? Chef Gary tatro offers fast-fare options including pulled-pork subs and meatloaf panini. $

steakhouses/ seafooD Bayside Pavilion 15 Georgia Shore Rd., St. Albans, 524-0909 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n dance floor, live music, tv n Customers patronize this steakhouse for its bay-side location, bacon-wrapped tenderloin and seafood cioppino. live music and dJs every weekend. $$

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snack bars/carts Pine Cone Snack Bar 1692 E. Berkshire Rd., Richford, 933-6630 n Meals: L, D n cash/check only, outdoor seating, seasonal n on the Canadian border, this snack bar makes great burgers and poutine. Stay for a free round of mini-golf. open from Easter to labor day. $

Shaggy’s Pizza & Snack Bar 109 First St., Swanton, 868-2021 n Meals: L, D n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n There’s more to this snack bar than burgers, fries and pizza dough made fresh daily. in the summer, sit at a picnic table with specials such as roasted duck. $

soup ’n’ sanDwich Cosmic Bakery & Café 30 S. Main St., St. Albans, 524-0800 n closed: Sun.; Meals: B, L; beer & wine n delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This café offers homemade bagels, sandwiches, soups, lunch specials and pastries complemented by fairtrade coffee, craft beers and wine. $

Hero’s Welcome 3537 Route 2, North hero, 3724161 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Specializing in Vermont-y sandwiches — such as the Ethan allen — this upscale general store and deli is popular with boaters and bikers. Breakfast in winter only. $

65 N. Main St., St. Albans, 524-6135 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly This seafood spot serves Maine lobster, pecan-crusted salmon and, on Friday, prime rib. The adjacent Jeff’s Market sells fresh fish and prepared foods. $$$

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Bernie’s Restaurant 72 Main St., Montgomery center, 326-4682 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n tv at this casual eatery, sample classic american dishes, from hand-cut steaks to burgers. $$

The Black Lantern Inn 2057 N. Main St., Montgomery, 326-3269 n closed: Tues.; Meals: Bru, D; full bar n lodging n tv n Handmade pasta and fresh seafood are attractions in this country inn’s upscale dining room. its irish-style pub offers more than 30 whiskeys — as well as comfort food. $$

Chester’s Bakery 15 North Rd., Fairfield, 827-3974 n closed: Sun.; Meals: B, L n cash/ check only, veggie-friendly n Everything is homemade, from the breakfast sandwiches to comfort foods such as ham-and-cheese pockets, baked beans and lasagna. Friday is pizza and calzone night. $

Country Pantry Restaurant & Pizzeria 951 Main St., Fairfax, 849-0599 n closed: Mon; Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n From pancakes and eggs Benedict to bacon-wrapped meat loaf and chicken carbonara, everything is made fresh, including the bread. $$

1 Federal St., St. Albans, 524-0330 n Meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music, tv n at this steakhouse and culinary emporium, start with beer-battered frickles, then go for cast-iron-seared bison strip steak. Save room for dessert from the bakery. $$

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1002 Quarry Rd., isle La Motte, 928-3200 n Meals: B, Bru, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n Boaters from both sides of the border come for the catch of the day — as well as Belgian waffles, Shrimp Marco and local berry pie. $$$$

traDitional Abbey Restaurant and Pub 6212 Route 105, Enosburg Falls, 933-4747 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, reserv. rec., salad bar, vegan-friendly n live music, tv a banquet hall, restaurant and pub under one roof. Get a taco salad in the pub or prime rib and poutine in the restaurant. $$

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14 province St., Richford, 848-3393 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n tv n The service is warm and the menu runs the gamut, from peanut-butter sandwiches to prime rib. $$

2445 Sampsonville Rd., Enosburg Falls, 933-2030 n Meals: B, L, LN; full bar n all-you-can-eat, gluten-free opts., lodging, salad bar, veggiefriendly n dance floor, live music, tv Eat, go bowling and stay the night? You can do it all here. order the buffet or à la carte. nighttime eats such as wings and burgers are available in the tavern Monday to Saturday. $

Enosburg Falls Country Club Restaurant 53 Elm St., Enosburg Falls, 933-2296 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n Views of the picturesque green dominate both indoors and out. lunchtime panini feature house-roasted meats. The dinner menu changes nightly. $

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Halvy’s Cafe 355 Main St., Enosburg Falls, 9334471 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D; full bar n regulars and Jay-bound skiers come for sandwiches, wraps and Mexican fare. The burgers come from the butcher shop next door, and fries are hand cut. $

Harley D’s 366 Lake Rd., St. Albans, 527-3997 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n tv n lawyers and bikers alike go for angus burgers and countryfried steak at this motorcyclethemed family restaurant. $$

Joey’s Junction Bakery and Café 2865 Route 78, highgate center, 279-8303 n closed: Mon.; Meals: B, L, D n outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly n This maple shop, art gallery and eatery serves burgers, fries and breakfast all day. in summer, try the frozen maple custard. $

My-T-Fine II Restaurant & Pub 159 Route 7, Swanton, 868-9104 n closed: Mon.; Meals: B, L, D; full bar n salad bar n try the extensive salad bar, house-roasted turkey or seasonal specials such as chicken quesadillas. no dinner Sunday. $$

Steamship Pier Bar & Grill 3643 Route 2, North hero, 372-4732 n closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; Meals: L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, seasonal, vegan-friendly n at this pier on lake Champlain, nosh on salads, burgers, pulled-pork sandwiches and lobster rolls. Wash it all down with a microbrew or piña colada. open July to labor day. $$

Warner’s Family Dining 499 Route 7, St. Albans, 5272377 n Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, salad bar, seasonal, veggie-friendly n locally made, gluten-free bread is on offer at this snack bar. The fixin’s on the salad bar are made fresh daily. $

Zach’s Café at the Gallery 259 Route 2, Grand isle, 378-4591 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n inside this gallery — featuring work from Vermont artists — art lovers can enjoy meals prepared with local ingredients. $$$

AsiAn Chinese China Wok Buffet 139 N. Main St., St. Albans, 527-2278 n Meals: L, D; full bar n all-you-caneat n This spot is known for its lunch and dinner buffets. Kids younger than 10 eat for $4. $

Panda China & Hibachi Buffet 235 Swanton Rd., St. Albans, 5247788 n Meal: D; full bar n all-you-caneat, delivery n This restaurant offers a buffet or take-out service. along with Chinese specialties, enjoy sushi and hibachi dishes. $

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South End Café 4445 Main St., isle La Motte, 928-3091 n Meals: B, L n farm, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly n This café in the middle of Hall’s orchard serves homemade, farm-fresh baked goods and sandwiches. open daily in summer. $

Wally’s Place — Bagel & Deli 1 Ferry Rd., South hero, 372-4666 n Meals: B, L n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Sip a cup of Uncommon Grounds coffee, nosh on a bagel or order a breakfast sandwich made with local eggs. $

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Mimmo’s Pizzeria Restaurant 22 S. Main St., St. Albans, 524-2244 n Meals: L, D; full bar n delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n tv n Families love the pizzas and pasta dishes. try the lasagna pizza or balsamic chicken salad with feta and Parmesan. delivery at lunch only. $

Pan’s South Hero Pizza 326 Route 2, South hero, 372-4729 n Meal: D n veggie-friendly n locals grab thin-crust pies as well as subs at this tiny take-out pizzeria. $

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267 Swanton Rd., St. Albans, 5245442 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n tv n This pizzeria and deli is famous for homemade sub rolls, as well as stone-baked pizzas, calzones and sandwiches. limited delivery. $

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Swanton House of Pizza

133 N. Main St., St. Albans, 524-6660 n closed: Mon.; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n veggie-friendly n This Japanese steakhouse also offers teriyaki, tempura and creative sushi. $$

pan-asian Eastern Dragon 16 S. Main St., St. Albans, 527-9800 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n You can get sushi and sashimi at this asian restaurant, along with Thai curries and udon noodles. $

Thai Thai House 333 Swanton Rd., highgate common Shopping center, St. Albans, 524-0999 n closed: Sun.; Meals: L, D; ByoB n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n all the Thai favorites are available here: tom kha soup, pad Thai, pad kee mao and choo chee curry. $

BAkeries Foothills Bakery 1123 Main St., Fairfax, 849-6601 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: B, L n cash/check only, veggie-friendly n try the soups, salads and sandwiches made with fresh bread and housebaked meats. Fresh pastries, pies and cakes rub shoulders with hummus and granola sold by the pound. $

BArs, PuBs & CluBs 30 Kingman St., St. Albans, 5273777 n full bar n cash/check only n dance floor, karaoke, live music, tv n Between the jukebox and alternating Friday-night bands, this is the place to dance. or check out four bigscreen tVs and a bowling game.

pubs 84 Main Sports Grill 84 N. Main St., St. Albans, 528-5215 n Meals: L, D; full bar n veggie-friendly n This sportsthemed restaurant is filled with local high school team memorabilia. local 14th Star Brewing suds are on tap, and there’s a build-your-own burger menu. $

The Belfry 14 Amidon Rd., Montgomery center, 326-4400 n Meal: D; full bar n all-you-can-eat, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n located in an old schoolhouse, this pub makes everything from scratch, including soups and desserts. $$

32 Merchants Row, Swanton, 8683085 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n tv n Sit down with a homemade pizza, lasagna or sub, then finish off with a cannoli or baklava. $

MArkets & CAfés Mother Hubbard’s Bakery, Deli and Country Store 19 Bushey Rd., St. Albans, 527-0777 n Meals: B, L, D n veggie-friendly n The drive-through window is a draw at this deli and country store offering fresh sandwiches and desserts. $

Steeple Market 1098 Main St., Fairfax, 849-6872 n Meals: B, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly This market offers grab-and-go meals that range from “everyday” to gourmet — think ribs, fried and rotisserie chicken, pizzas, and salads. You can also take home a bottle of wine or beer. $

itAliAn/PizzeriAs McKee’s Island Pub & Pizza 513 Route 2, South hero, 372-5454 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n tv n Bring the kids for pub food and italian american specialties. Menu items — such as the top-selling Keeler Bay Grinder — are named for local landmarks and families. $

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Some resorts haven’t changed their après-ski dining since Betty Grable sipped hot chocolate with her catch in 1953’s How to Marry a Millionaire. But with last year’s major renovation, Topnotch Resort has pulled mountainside dining into the 21st century. Flannel, the resort’s more upscale restaurant, trades in sophisticated platings of seasonal Vermont ingredients. In summer, deceptively simple gnocchi are topped with tiny, multicolored tomatoes and a blob of soft-centered miniburrata. Come winter, the pasta is made with sweet potatoes dressed in shaved chestnuts and beech mushrooms.

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The restaurant’s location adjacent to the resort’s spa is no accident. A before-dinner massage next door isn’t mandatory, but it’s one way to unwind after a long day on 10:35 AM the slopes. Alternatively, guests can find a comfy couch in the Roost, just past the front desk in the hotel’s modern new lobby, or play shuffleboard on the restaurant’s table — which was crafted in Shelburne. At Roost’s bar, they can sit and warm up with seasonal cocktails such as the anjou-thyme martini: sweet Grey Goose La Poire blends with homemade thyme simple syrup and a hint of lemon for a tipple with flavors akin to a perfectly poached pear. Though the menu includes suppers such as pork shanks and steak, the small plates, labeled Nibbles, Bits and Binge, are where Chef de Cuisine Cortney Quinn shines. The choices span the globe, from Polish pierogi to Japanese udon to Texas-inspired Frito pie. Each dish offers more than its name suggests. The simply titled Cheddar n Mac is actually a play on risotto, with tiny pearl pasta standing in for rice, flavored with beer and Vermont cheese. The playful Baby Bucco is a plate of two mini-braised veal shanks over beans and rice. The gingery sauce on the chopped kale salad gives it an Asian kick that cuts through the heavy winter flavors featured in other dishes. Sixty years after Grable played that snow bunny, you don’t have to be a millionaire to eat like one.  Alice levitt

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AmericAn BarBecue/ Soul Food Midway BBQ 5781 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-3669 n closed: Tues., Wed.; Meal: L; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, seasonal, vegan-friendly n live music, tv n The Vermont cheddar quesadillas are popular, as are nachos, burgers and margaritas. Open in winter only for lunch and après-ski. $

Sunset Grille & Tap Room 140 cottage club Rd., Stowe, 2539281 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tv nosh on award-winning barbecue, or catch the game on one of the tVs above the bar. The kitchen is open until midnight. $$

Yeah Baby’s BBQ-N-Grill 387 Brooklyn St., Morrisville, 8882333 n Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts. n Order ribs or a brisket sandwich for a taste of the south way up north at this comfortfood destination. $

diner Depot Street Malt Shop 57 Depot St., Stowe, 253-4269 n Meals: L, D n cash/check only, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This 1950s-themed diner is near the center of the village — and beloved for its chili, burgers, shakes and malts. $

GaStropuB Mr. Pickwick’s Gastropub and Steakhouse at Ye Olde England Inne 433 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 2537558 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n tv n stonework and beams make the inside of this gastropub look like a castle. The extensive selection of potables includes dozens of wines, 150 ales and 100 single-malt scotches. $$$$

new american 10 Railroad Street 10 Railroad St., Morrisville, 888-2277 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n a historic train station is the setting for this from-scratch restaurant and bar. There are burgers but also roasted duck and other upscale comfort fare. $$

The Bee’s Knees 82 Lower Main St., Morrisville, 888-7889 n closed: Mon.; Meals: Bru, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n live music n Home-cooked meals, fair-trade organic coffee, craft cocktails, and wine and beer make this hip café the perfect place to play a game, write a poem or just hang out. Music — from jazz to folk — happens every night. $$

Bistro at Ten Acres Lodge 14 Barrows Rd., Stowe, 253-6838 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meal: D; full bar n veggie-friendly n Fresh oysters, braised pork shank and pan-seared lobster in a bourbon-tarragon sauce are all on the menu at this colorful bistro inside a historic stowe lodge. $$$

Blue Moon Café 35 School St., Stowe, 253-7006 n closed: Mon.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., seasonal, vegan-friendly n Fine dining with a bistro feel. The menu changes monthly and showcases local, seasonal ingredients. closed april. $$$

Charlie B’s Pub & Restaurant at Stoweflake 1746 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-7355 Meals: B, L, D, LN; full bar n lodging, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music n This fun meeting place offers 50 wines by the glass, upscale pub fare and farm-fresh cuisine. It’s a destination for deck dining, après-ski and live music. $$

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Cliff House at Stowe Mountain Resort 5781 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-3665 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veganfriendly n ride a gondola up to this mountaintop bistro for seasonal new England fare made with local ingredients. Lunch in winter. $$$$$

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MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

The Cottage 5781 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-3000 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n glutenfree opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, vegan-friendly There’s virtual golf downstairs, but the real thing is available in season. after the game, indulge in wildmushroom-truffle risotto or lobster with fettuccine alfredo. $$$$$

Crop Bistro & Brewery 1859 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-4765 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n live music, tv n braised pork belly, broiled oysters and local-beef burgers are all on the menu at this farm-to-plate pub and bistro. try a house-brewed, Germanstyle ale or creative cocktail. $$$

Edson Hill Manor 1500 Edson hill Rd., Stowe, 2537371 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meal: D n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n The changing seasonal menu at this elegant country inn might feature dishes such as crispy cod cakes or salmon en croute. $$$$

Emily’s at Stowehof 434 Edson hill Rd., Stowe, 253-9722 n closed: Mon.; Meals: B, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n tv n Warm up with alpine-influenced fine dining — including fondue. The wine list is exceptional. $$$$

The Family Table 4807 Route 15, Jeffersonville, 644-8920 n closed: Tues., Wed.; Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n This cheerful eatery features comfort food prepared by the Johnson & Wales-trained chef-owner. try the buttermilk fried chicken or maple-brined pork chop. breakfast weekends only. $$$

H Flannel (see pg. 16) 4000 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-8585 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music This light-filled hotel bistro serves seasonal, creative comfort food, such as halibut with chorizo or burgers topped with crisp pork belly. $$$$

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Harrison’s Restaurant and Bar 25 Main St., Stowe, 253-7773 n Meal: D; full bar n outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Located right in the village, this cozy, subterranean dining room turns out elegant plates of seafood, steak, pasta, and dessert. When it’s warm, people-watch from the porch. $$

Hearth & Candle 4323 Route 108, Smugglers’ Notch Resort, Jeffersonville, 644-8090 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n One dining room serves families, another is a bar and a third is no-kids-allowed. The menu changes several times a year and features creative uses of local produce. $$$$

The Mix Café and Bakery 55 church St., Jeffersonville, 6446371 n closed: Tues., Wed.; Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n It’s tough to choose between huevos rancheros and pumpkin waffles with maple whipped cream. $

Plate 91 Main St., Stowe, 253-2691 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n big salads fill the menu at this restaurant specializing in light, fresh california cuisine, served graciously.

H The Roost (see pg. 16) 4000 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 2538585 n Meals: L, D; full bar n lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music n street-food-inspired plates such as pork-belly tacos and fried avocado — plus craft beers and cocktails — are served up at this modern bistro. Play shuffleboard in the bar or bocce beside the patio. Solstice at Stowe Mountain Lodge 7412 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-3560 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n a highly trained staff serves locally inspired cuisine in the elegant, 110-seat dining room. $$$$

Whip Bar & Grill 18 Main St., Stowe, 253-7301 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n glutenfree opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n tv n This upscale eatery inside the Green Mountain Inn serves tavern fare with a twist — such as slow-roasted salmon and smoked-Gouda-and-corn fritters. $$$$

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Snack barS/carTS Burger Barn 4968 route 15, Cambridge, 730-3441 n meals: L, D n cash/check only, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly n Want your burger with smoked Gouda or roquefort cheese? Beef comes from Boyden Farm, but any burger can be made veggie. There’s also fresh falafel. $

Mountain View Snack Bar 107 route 15, morrisville, 888-7393; 1801 route 100, stowe, 253-7345 n meals: L, D n outdoor seating, seasonal n This roadside snack bar, in two locations, has everything from popcorn shrimp and frickles to gyros, burgers and pastrami sandwiches. Finish off with a maple creemee. $

Soup ’n’ Sandwich Cupboard Deli 4807 route 15, Jeffersonville, 644-2069 n meals: B, L, D n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly Hungry after skiing? This bakery and deli is a local source for sweet stuff, as well as sandwiches, wraps, salads and pizzas. creemees may to September. $

Deb’s Place 345 Brooklyn st., Lake elmore, 888-6886 n Closed: sun; meals: B, L n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly everything — bagels, muffins, soups — is made from scratch at this bakery and lunch spot. Daily specials augment the sandwiches and desserts. $

The Great Room at Spruce Camp 5781 mountain rd., stowe, 2533000 n meal: L; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, seasonal, vegan-friendly n The food is served cafeteria-style but is far from pedestrian. Try a panino or the braised short ribs over polenta in a merlot reduction. $$

Green Goddess 618 s. main st., stowe, 253-5255 n meals: B, L; beer & wine n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n chow down on a breakfast burrito or build your own salad at this cozy café. The pork carnitas wrap is a perennial fave. Fresh juices, soups and coffee drinks round out the fare. $

The Lovin’ Cup 38 Lower main st., Johnson, 635-7423 n meals: B, Bru, L; beer & wine n outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n regulars rule at this café, which is “like a big cozy living room with couches.” Don’t miss the maple scones and maple lattes. Homemade soups, smoothies and mimosas, too. $

Trapp Family Lodge DeliBakery 700 trapp Hill rd., stowe, 253-5705 n meals: B, L; beer & wine n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Hikers, bikers and skiers swing in to the lodge’s most casual eatery to snack on sandwiches and austrian pastries, relax with coffee or Trapp Family lager, and take in the amazing view. $

SouThweSTern/ Tex-Mex Bender’s Burritos 1880 mountain rd., stowe, 7606119 n meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Uncommon burrito fillings include fried chicken, surf-and-turf, and Philly cheesesteak at this reasonably priced mountain road destination. $

STeakhouSeS/ Seafood Hob Knob Inn & Restaurant 2364 mountain rd., stowe, 2538549 n Closed: sun., mon., tues., wed.; meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n Housed in a historic ski lodge — the first built in Stowe — this steakhouse has an intimate feel. Try the angus steaks, seafood or duck. $$$

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Three Mountain Lodge 2979 Route 108, Jeffersonville, 6445736 n Closed: Tues,; Meals: Bru, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n live music n This log cabin restaurant serves burgers, rack of lamb and vegetarian specials. Brunch buffet on summer Sundays. $$

TradiTional 158 Main 158 Main St., Jeffersonville, 644-8100 n Closed: Mon.; Meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n look for meat loaf and shepherd’s pie alongside fancier, more tourist-friendly dishes such as sesame-seared tuna. Brunch only on Sunday. $$

Burt’s Irish Pub 135 Luce Hill Rd., Stowe, 253-6071 n Meal: L; full bar n veggie-friendly n tv n This may be the only irish pub in Vermont owned by a Colombian. But no cheeseburgers, no fries: “it’s more like your mother’s cooking,” says the owner. $

Carriage Room Restaurant at the Town and Country Resort 876 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-7595 n Closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed.; Meals: B, D; full bar n lodging, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n dinner is served in the casual pub from Thursday to Saturday in winter. There’s also a Vermont country breakfast daily from summer until the end of ski season. $$

The Colonial Café at the Golden Eagle 511 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-4811 n Meal: B n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n try the Eggs Mansfield at this familyowned breakfast spot located on a 40-acre resort. $

Dutch Pancake Café 990 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-5330 n Meals: B, Bru; full bar n lodging, veggie-friendly n at this casual, dutch-themed eatery, enjoy 80 varieties of dutch pancakes — similar to crêpes — in sweet and savory flavors. $$

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McCarthy’s Restaurant

1457 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-7730 n Meal: B n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veganfriendly n This 1856 farmhouse has been an inn for decades. try eclectic dishes such as matzo brei and sautéed chicken liver, or stick with traditional eggs and pancakes. $

454 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-8626 n Meals: B, L n cash/check only, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n This country store and old-fashioned diner has been in business for 38 years. try the eggs Benedict or homemade corned-beef hash. $

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Morse Mountain Grill

18 Edson Hill Rd., Stowe, 253-8741 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n There are more than 85 items on the menu at this cozy restaurant, which offers a diverse mix of salads, burgers, steaks and seafood. $$

4323 Route 108, Smugglers’ Notch Resort, Jeffersonville, 644-1247 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n tv n This Smugglers’ notch hot spot with mountain views specializes in steak and seafood dishes. Catch the tableside entertainment in season. $$

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O’Grady’s Grill & Bar

18 Main St., Stowe, 253-7301 n Meal: B n all-you-can-eat, gluten-free opts., lodging, veggie-friendly n The bountiful country breakfast buffet features eggs, pancakes and an assortment of breads, muffins and fruit, all served in a gracious, colonial setting. $

504 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-8233 n Meals: L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music, tv n irish classics such as corned beef and cabbage and shepherd’s pie share the menu with burgers, hearty salads and seafood specials. twelve local microbrews on tap. $$

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The Pub at the Grey Fox Inn 990 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-5330 n closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, veggie-friendly n live music, tv don’t miss this pub’s prime-rib nights. Veggie lasagna and a dutch burger with Gouda cheese are also specialties. $$

Rimrock’s Mountain Tavern 394 Mountain Rd., Suite 5, Stowe, 253-9593 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n dance floor, karaoke, live music, tv n The pubstyle food includes burgers, steaks, sandwiches, salads, pastas and more. a game room and 14 tVs provide entertainment while you eat. $

The River House at the Stowe Inn 123 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-4030 n closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music, tv n The upscale pub menu changes regularly at this inn that overlooks the little river. $$$

AsiAn Chinese Green Dragon 8 Portland St., Morrisville, 888-2188 n Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly n locals come here for all of the Chinese american standards. $

New Fu Lin Chinese Restaurant 30 Fairground Plaza, Morrisville, 888-1818 n Meals: L, D n veggiefriendly n This Chinese restaurant serves up some eclectic seafood dishes, as well as the usual lo mein and combo plates. $$

Sanfo Chinese Restaurant 394 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 2538888 n Meals: L, D; full bar n allyou-can-eat, veggie-friendly n pick up a lunch special — an entrée plus pork-fried rice — for $6.50. There’s pad Thai, too. $

Wok ’n’ House 17 Lower Main St., Johnson, 6352288 n Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly n sample the sweet-and-sour chicken at Johnson’s sole Chinese spot. limited seating. $

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MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

BAkeries Edelweiss Bakery & Café 325 Lower Main St., Johnson, 6357946 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meal: L n This bakery serves European-style take-out lunches. bring your pooch to sit outside with an all-natural dog biscuit — a house specialty. $

Sweet Crunch Bakeshop & Catering Co. 246 Main St., hyde Park, 888-4887 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n live music n The only restaurant in Hyde park serves meals and homemade pastries. try a panino on rosemary focaccia before finishing off with the chocolate paté. $

Thompson’s Flour Shop 7 Main St., Morrisville, 888-2106 n closed: Sun.; Meals: B, L n cash/ check only, veggie-friendly n Every sandwich here is made to order — including the reuben — and each one comes with a cookie, too. $

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Hourglass at Stowe Mountain Lodge

116 Route 15, Morrisville, 888-8865 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar n all-you-can-eat, veggie-friendly n This neighborhood spot serves roastturkey dinners as well as seafood, meat loaf and steaks — some of which you can cook yourself on a hot stone. brunch buffet on sunday. $$

100 Route 15, Morrisville, 888-8833 n Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly n looking for a feast at this quickservice Chinese take-out spot? order the Hawaii Five-0: it includes pork, chicken, beef, lobster and shrimp sautéed with mixed veggies. $

7412 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 252-3560 n Meals: L, D; full bar n veggiefriendly n This upscale bar at stowe Mountain lodge serves microbrews, creative cocktails and wines, as well as burgers, flatbreads and steak frites. $$

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The Stonegrill Restaurant & Pub

294 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-6253 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n live music, tv n take a seat at the long, coppertopped bar for a pint of local craft brew — from one of 26 taps — or get cozy by the fire in the book-lined “library.” Either way, the hot roastbeef sandwich is a must-try. $

Yacht Club Restaurant at the Commodores Inn 823 S. Main St., Stowe, 253-7131 n Meals: B, D; full bar n all-youcan-eat, lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., salad bar, veganfriendly n tv n Choose the dinner buffet or hit the soup-and-salad bar. The Commodores sports lounge next door has its own menu. $$

Sushi Yoshi 1128 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-4135 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n bento boxes filled with Japanese delicacies are available alongside uncommon sushi rolls. skiers hang out at the bar for free wings from 3 to 6 p.m. $$

Thai Bangkok Bistro on the Hill 311 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-3111 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n live music This upscale Thai restaurant boasts seafood and steaks as well as classic noodle dishes and curries. a wide range of martinis and other classic cocktails attracts guests to the bar. $$$

Robbie’s Wildlife Refuge 196 Pond Rd., Jeffersonville, 644-8837 n Meals: D, LN; full bar n cash/check only, outdoor seating n dance floor, karaoke, tv n burgers are the only thing on the menu at this wildlife-themed bar. Have yours on the deck with a beer. play horseshoes or volleyball in summer, or pool all year round. $

puBs The Backyard Tavern 395 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-9204 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music, tv n This friendly tavern draws ’em in with wings, cheeseburgers, tV, pool tables and a fireplace. $

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The Blue Donkey 1669 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-3100 n Meals: L, D; full bar n delivery, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n karaoke, pub quiz/trivia, tv n This snowboard-themed joint features burgers and sliders on premium buns. $

Brewster River Pub & Brewery 4087 Route 108, Jeffersonville, 644-6366 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n dance floor, karaoke, live music, tv n local produce and handcrafted specialties define this pub. so does the housebrewed beer. $$

Coslin’s Pub at Stowehof 434 Edson hill Rd., Stowe, 253-9722 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, vegan-friendly n tv n pub specialties and Vermont microbrews are the draw at this lounge downstairs from Emily’s restaurant. $$

Fireside Tavern at Stowe Mountain Resort 5781 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 2533000 n closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs.; Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, seasonal, vegan-friendly n live music n You can ski to this seasonal restaurant, located at the foot of a lift. Hearty breakfasts and lunches are served to skiers revving up for the slopes — or relaxing après. $$

Kirkwood’s Pub at Stowe Mountain Resort 744 cape cod Rd., Stowe, 253-4895 n Meal: L; full bar n lodging, outdoor seating n it’s located by the golf course with a view of the Worcester range. Most folks drop by for lunch, but a bar menu is available until early evening. $

H Lost Nation Brewing (see pg. 128) 254 Wilkins St., Morrisville, 851-8041 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n at this off-the-beaten-path brewery, sample the beers — such as gose and saison — while noshing on smokedtofu sandwiches, pork rillettes and pickled eggs. $

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Matterhorn Restaurant 4969 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-8198 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n dance floor, live music, tv n This bustling aprés-ski restaurant has been serving eclectic pub food to tourists and locals for more than 50 years. try the sushi rolls. $

Moog’s Place 97 Portland St., Morrisville, 8518225 n Closed: Sun.; Meals: D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n dance floor, live music, tv n There’s live music nightly at this family-friendly pub. The kitchen stays open late, cooking up burgers, buffalo wings, and fish-and-chips. $$

The Village Tavern 55 Church St., Jeffersonville, 644-6607 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music, pub quiz/trivia n Catch live music every Thursday at this local watering hole with high-quality pub food. $$

12 Lower Main St., Johnson, 730-8134 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n Chicken — wickedly hot and otherwise — is the main attraction here. You’ll find burgers, falafel and a booming bar scene, too. $

Coffee/Tea Black Cap Coffee Roasters 144 Main St., Stowe, 253-2123 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music n everything is baked in-house, from quiches to muffins and scones. sandwiches, panini and gluten-free soups are available; kombucha is on tap. $

Brown & Jenkins Trading Co. 287 old Route 15, Cambridge, 644-8300 n outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n This roastery has 72 different coffees in more than 20 flavors. lots of baked goods and spices, too. $

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Swiss Fondue and Crêpes by Heinz

78 S. Main St., Stowe, 253-9591 n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n best known for its confections, this shop also has specialty coffees, teas and hot chocolate with homemade marshmallows. $

48 S. Main St., Stowe, 999-8785 n Closed: Mon; Meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., reserv. rec n swiss chef Heinz remmel brings a taste of the alps to the mountains of stowe. at lunch, choose from 10 different crêpes. During dinner, there’s bündnerfleisch, raclette and fondue. $$$

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SwiSS/AuStriAn The Dining Room at the Trapp Family Lodge 700 Trapp Hill Rd., Stowe, 253-8511 n Meals: B, D; full bar n glutenfree opts., lodging, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n The views and candlelight set the mood at this austrian restaurant with elegant, hearty european fare. Call ahead with dietary requests. $$$$

700 Trapp Hill Rd., Stowe, 253-5723 n Meals: L, D; full bar n lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music n Here’s a laid-back, affordable alternative to trapp’s main dining room, with live jazz piano. in summer, take in the mountain vista from the patio. $$$

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Executive Chef Gerry Nooney and his culinary team offer a variety of dining options with menus featuring locally produced meats, vegetables, and cheeses, as well as fresh New England seafood.

Dry-aged steaks, locally raised meats, and seafood presented in an atmosphere modeled after a nineteenth-century dairy

Sugarbush’s original après-ski hot spot serves up an eclectic lunch menu with items such as quesadillas, wraps, and

barn. Try our handmade cocktails, carefully chosen wine list, and periodic specialty wine dinners. Vegetarian and gluten-free

salads along with a funky bar scene. Open Fridays–Sundays, and daily during holiday periods. Winter only.

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A better-than-your-average-bar food menu with locally produced burgers, creative sandwiches, wings, and one of the best Vermont craft beer menus around. Specialty beer dinners featuring a local brewer on select evenings. Open winter and summer for lunch and après when Super Bravo spins, and dinner on select nights including Raw Bar Tuesdays.

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Coffee, bagels, wraps, soups and salads served in a casual setting in the Farmhouse at Lincoln Peak. Winter only.

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Hot cocoa, soups, sandwiches, brownies and beer by day, and elegant fireside dining by night via the Lincoln Limo cabin cat. Winter only.

Green Mountain LounGe Nachos, pizza, soups and sandwiches accompanied by creative cocktails and a range of Vermont draft beers in a lively bar atmosphere. Don’t miss $30 Thursday après-ski parties (non-holiday). Mt. Ellen. Winter only.

With breathtaking views of the mountains and the Valley, Hogan’s Pub serves up a variety of salads, specialty sandwiches, and burgers for lunch, and cold beer and cocktails for après. Open May through October.

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ItalIan/PIzzerIas Angelina’s Restaurant 49 Route 15, Cambridge, 644-2011 n Meals: L, D n delivery, veggiefriendly n At this pizzeria the dough and sauces are all homemade. $

Downtown Pizzeria & Pub 21 Lower Main St., Johnson, 6357626 n Closed: Mon.; Meals: D, LN n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n karaoke, live music, tv n The owners of this family eatery are Italian American New Jersey natives, so they know their pizza and Parm. $

Foxfire to Go 1606 Route 100, Stowe, 253-4887 n Closed: Mon., Tues.; Meal: D n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The owners of this former country inn prepare hot takeout and fill the graband-go case with soups and salads. $

The Hub Pizzeria and Pub 21 Lower Main St., Johnson, 635-7626 n Closed: Mon.; Meals: L, D; full bar n veggie-friendly n dance floor, karaoke, live music, tv A 22-foot-long oval bar welcomes guests at this eclectic pizzeria. $$

Jeffersonville Pizza Department 158 Main St., Jeffersonville, 644-5550 n Closed: Mon., Tues.; Meal: D; full bar n delivery, veggiefriendly n tv n Nosh on pastas, salads, calzones, stromboli, wings and sandwiches at this eatery just upstairs from 158 Main restaurant. $

Morrisville House of Pizza 30 Munson Ave., Morrisville, 8885200 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n veggie-friendly n owner-cook Petros Georgiadis uses his own recipes at this friendly pizza place — and there’s pasta, too. $

Pie in the Sky 492 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-5100 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n all-youcan-eat, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n tv n This restaurant offers hand-tossed, woodfired pizzas as well as pastas, salads and entrées. Try the weekday lunch pizza buffet. $$

Piecasso Pizzeria & Lounge 1899 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-4411 n Meals: L, D; full bar n delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n dance floor, live music, pub quiz/trivia, tv n Choose from hand-tossed New York-style pizzas as well as pastas, salads and entrées. A spinach, basil, tomato, garlic and onion pie is called the Treehugger. $$

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The Pizza Joint at the Moscow Schoolhouse Store 383 Moscow Rd., Stowe, 253-4172 n Meals: B, L, D n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n This pizzeria has all the staples, plus daily gourmet specials at lunch. Look for breakfast pastries and espresso drinks — or pick up some craft beer to take home. $

Stella Notte 44 Desjardins Rd., Jeffersonville, 644-8884 n Closed: Mon; Meals: D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n dance floor, live music, tv n The country-style fare here includes maple-seared tenderloin, and the ground-floor lounge has pizzas, calzones and grass-fed-beef burgers. $$

Trattoria La Festa 4080 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 2538480 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly This trattoria is a local hangout owned and operated by Italian-born chefs. Pastas and chops anchor the menu, and the wine list has more than 250 Italian bottles. $$$

Markets & Cafés Edelweiss Mountain Deli 2251 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-4034 n Meals: B, L; beer & wine n veggiefriendly n Look for decadent pastries, sandwiches and snacks at this mountainside retreat. $

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Harvest Market 1031 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-3800 n Meals: B, L, D n delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n This gourmet grocery offers salads, sandwiches, entrées and baked goods prepared fresh each day — as well as cheeses, meats, wines, fresh produce and coffee drinks. $$

south of the Border Mexican Cactus Café of Stowe 2160 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-7770 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n live music, tv n enjoy a pulled-pork taco stuffed with housesmoked meat, or choose from 35 types of tequila while relaxing on the patio. Lunch on weekends only. $$

El Zorro Mexican Restaurant & Cantina 87 Edwards Rd., Jeffersonville, 644-1499 n Meals: Bru, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Vermont ingredients prepared in unconventional Mexican dishes define this mountainside restaurant. $$

Brown Dog Bistro

150 Main Street, Newport, 334-1791, browndogbistro.net Five years ago, Newport was designated one of two Vermont “food deserts,” meaning its residents lacked access to fresh, affordable food. It was a gentle call to arms for the passionate farmers, chefs and activists of this city on the shores of Lake Memphremagog. A string of community gardens sprang up, and a downtown natural-foods market expanded. Then, last year, a clutch of food producers transformed an ex-department store into a locavore mecca anchored by a butcher, baker and cider maker — and a café called Brown Dog Bistro.

It tastes better when you shorten the distance between the field and the fork. So come to the table for local food. Dig in to Newport. Visit us to find out about our participating restaurants and farms.

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The airy, boho-chic eatery has floor-to-ceiling front windows that look out on Newport’s main drag, while its side is exposed to the wealth of cheeses, meats, veggies and maple products inside the ambitious new Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center. Chef Bill Small blends these raw materials into hearty, Québécois-style comfort food, with local goodies spiking everything from drinks to dessert. The rose-hued Orleans Bitter aperitif is distilled from local apples and flavored with fresh herbs. The bird inside the duck-confit rillettes, served with fig jam, was raised just over the Canadian border near Lac-Brome. These Nordic delights are just the beginning of a leisurely French Canadian feast of mustardy corned-beefand-cabbage soup, citrus-spiked rice salad, and luscious braised short ribs slathered in a peppery sour-cherry glaze. Small supplies plenty of creative flourishes. Sautéed calamari arrive in a tart ice-cider sauce dotted with raisins; grilled-cheddar sandwiches are laced with kimchi; and succulent, smoky cider-glazed pork belly comes on a roll with tarragon-spiked coleslaw. Brown Dog’s fare is some of the most imaginative and satisfying in Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom. From this vantage point, the “desert” appears to be blooming. •

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AmericAn Diners Anthony’s Diner 321 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 7483613 n Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Freshness is the name of the game at this diner, where the produce is local and organic. The potato chips are made in-house, and so are the soups and pies. Call ahead for hours. $

Miss Lyndonville Diner 686 Broad St., Lyndonville, 6269890 n Meals: B, L, D n veggiefriendly n located in a Sterling car that has been here since 1951, this neighborly diner is famous for its huge menu and speedy service. $

P&H Truck Stop Route 302 & interstate 91 (exit 17), Wells River, 429-2141 n Meals: B, L, D n Visitors to this roadside eatery have included the Food network and a German tV crew. Every day the bakery turns out maple-cream pies and six varieties of bread. $

new AmericAn Alice’s Table 4850 Route 242, Jay Peak, 327-2323 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music, tv n Skiers sup on farmto-table cuisine before and after hitting the slopes. The grass-fed beef tenderloin comes with Jasper Hill blue cheese, bacon-smashed potatoes and truffle butter. $$$$

Bailiwicks on Mill 98 Mill St., St. Johnsbury, 424-1215 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music n The kitchen offers creative, filling takes on salads, pastas and steaks, and the deck of this converted mill overlooks a river. Brunch on Sunday. $$$

H Brown Dog Bistro (see pg. 28) 150 Main St., Newport, 334-1791 n closed: Tues., Wed.; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n at this eatery inside the northeast Kingdom tasting Center, you can nosh on Québec-influenced dishes such as cassoulet and calamari sautéed in ice cider. open daily in summer. $$

AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

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Tamarack Grill

1261 Scott hwy., Groton, 584-4124 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meal: D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music n This cozy, small-town bistro serves up fresh pizzas as well as pub-food classics that draw on local ingredients. $$

223 Sherburne Lodge Rd., East Burke, 626-7390 n closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n tv n Stunning views wow patrons at this casual restaurant at the base of Burke Mountain. The Vermont beer selection is the largest in the Kingdom. Weekend lunch during ski season. $$

44 hill St., Danville, 684-3616 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The chalkboard menu changes nightly at this quaint restaurant, but there’s always a selection of fresh fish. $$$

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Café Sweet Basil 32 Depot St., Lyndonville, 626-9713 n closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; Meals: L, D; full bar n cash/check only, veggiefriendly n The menu here is mostly Southwestern, but specials span the globe. no lunch on Saturday. $

The Foundry Pub & Grille 830 Jay Peak Rd., Jay Peak, 3272500 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n live music, tv locally sourced ingredients are prepared in the ceramic oven at this resort restaurant. There’s a view of Jay Peak, but the Pump House water park is even closer. $$$

Gil’s Bar & Grill at the WilloughVale Inn 793 Route 5A, orleans, 525-4123 n closed: Tues.; Meal: D; full bar n lodging, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n tv n The dining room is small, but the dramatic views of lake Willoughby are big: robert Frost wrote his poem “a Servant to Servants” after staying here. try the grilled salmon over jasmine rice. $$$

Le Belvédère 100 Main St., Newport, 487-9147 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n This upscale eatery has stunning views of lake Memphremagog. nECi-trained Chef Jason Marcoux puts a creative spin on tapas as well as seafood, local meats and even sushi. $$$

Rabbit Hill Inn 48 Lower Waterford Rd., Lower Waterford, 748-5168 n closed: Wed.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly This is candlelit dining in an elegant, relaxed inn. The imaginative locavore fare changes with the seasons. after dinner, visit the Snooty Fox pub for a local craft beer. $$$$$

River Garden Café 427 Route 114, East Burke, 626-3514 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n after deepfried ravioli in tomatillo cream sauce and homemade dessert, how about a stroll through the gardens? on Sunday, brunch replaces lunch. $$

66 Main St., Jay Peak, 988-4063 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meal: D; full bar n delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n dance floor, tv n Chef-owner Jeff Weiss’ modern american comfort food changes nightly and draws on regional, seasonal ingredients. Certified angus beef, lamb and duck are menu staples. $$$

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3111 Route 5, Derby, 766-4724 n Meals: L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Huntinglodge styling — including taxidermy and an archway made of antlers — is part of the draw here. So is the aged beef and local elk. no lunch on Monday. $$

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350 E. Main St., Newport, 334-7887 n Meals: B, L n veggie-friendly n You can get pancakes, omelettes and burgers at this casual spot in the heart of downtown. $

1594 Route 100, Lowell, 744-2002 n Meals: L, D n outdoor seating, seasonal n The specialties at this snack bar range from fresh seafood, sirloin and house-ground burgers to alligator and crawfish. open april to September. $

Mountain View Snack Bar 144 Vermont Ave., hardwick, 4723053 n Meals: L, D n outdoor seating, seasonal n This decades-old snack bar has an encyclopedic menu, from popcorn shrimp and frickles to gyros, burgers and pastrami sandwiches. Finish off with a maple creemee.

Paddie’s Snack Bar 193 E. Main St., Jay Peak, 988-2599 n Meals: L, D n outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly n This snack bar is known for its fresh, made-to-order seafood. nearly everything is crafted from scratch, including soups and the signature veggie sandwich. $

soup ’n’ sAnDwich Connie’s Kitchen 4 S. Main St., hardwick, 472-6607 n closed: Sun; Meals: B, L n veggiefriendly n This cozy café serves pies, cakes, cookies and doughnuts, along with homemade soups and sandwiches on house-baked bread. $

Danville Restaurant & Inn 86 Route 2, Danville, 684-3484 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: B, L, D; full bar n all-you-can-eat, lodging, reserv. rec. n More than 400 teapots decorate the dining room at this Victorian inn. The owner bakes his own bread and desserts. Buffet Friday and Saturday by reservation only. $$

Dining at Quimby Country 1127 Forest Lake Rd., Averill, 8225533 n Meals: B, D; ByoB n lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n This historic fishing lodge offers upscale dining in July and august or by request for large groups. $$$

Dylan’s Café 139 Eastern Ave., St. Johnsbury, 748-6748 n closed: Sun; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n at this cozy café, you might rub elbows with building owner neko Case as you munch on a guacamole chicken melt. The space also doubles as an art gallery. dinner Wednesday to Saturday. $$

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The East Side Restaurant & Pub 47 Landing St., Newport, 334-2340 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar n allyou-can-eat, delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music, tv n This waterfront spot is famous for seafood bisque, as well as prime rib and fresh fish. eat them while taking in spectacular lake views. Breakfast on weekends only, and buffet on Sunday. $$$

The Freighthouse 1000 Broad St., Lyndonville, 626-1400 n Meals: B, Bru, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n organic farmers grow, prepare and serve the food themselves in this 1868 farmhouse. Under the same roof, Carmen’s ice Cream Shop offers 50 flavors. $

Goodfellas Restaurant & Tavern 59 Parker Rd., Danville, 748-4249 n Closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., salad bar, seasonal, veggie-friendly n tv n This lively, country-style tavern has a thing for maple syrup: The cooks use it in their scallop entrée and atop chicken. $$

The Jay Village Inn & Restaurant 1078 Route 242, Jay Peak, 988-2306 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tv n This relaxed, family-style pub has been feeding hungry souls for more than 30 years. Faves include fresh seafood, homemade pizzas and slowsmoked ribs. $$$

Juniper’s at the Wildflower Inn 2059 Darling hill Rd., Lyndonville, 626-8310 n Closed: Sun.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veganfriendly n Serving hearty and healthy comfort food in a country-inn setting. try the polenta au gratin, or choose a dish from the 31-item gluten-free menu. Closed Monday in winter. $$

Mooselook Restaurant 1058 Main St., Concord, 695-2950 n Meals: B, L, D n all-you-can-eat, veggie-friendly n You can fill up for a fair price at this homey restaurant, but leave room for dessert: The pies, cakes and éclairs are homemade. $

Roaster’s Cafe and Deli 4267 Route 5, Newport, 334-6556 n Closed: Sun; Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n diners help themselves to coffee at this familyowned-and-operated café. don’t miss the French-toast sandwich. $

AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

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Runaway Café 316 Dry Pond Rd., Glover, 525-8891 n Closed: Tues., Wed.; Meals: B, Bru, L; beer & wine n cash/check only, glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, seasonal, vegan-friendly n live music n This cozy café prides itself on its custom local roasts. Have a cup alongside a panino or gluten-free muffin. $

Upper Valley Grill & General Store 2967 Scott hwy., Groton, 584-3101 n Meals: B, L, D n outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Snowmobilers are big customers at this convenience store and eatery near Groton State Forest. Get propane, playing cards or an egg sandwich. $

The Village Restaurant 74 S. Main St., hardwick, 472-5701 n Meals: B, L n veggie-friendly n Seat yourself at Hardwick’s homestyle diner, where everything is fresh and homemade. locals love the classic breakfasts, as well as meat loaf and corned-beef hash. $

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EclEctic The Wine Gate Restaurant 25 Depot Sq., St. Johnsbury, 7483288 n Closed: Sun.; Meal: L; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n at lunch, diners can grab one of 20 different panini — or a bowl of homemade soup with a glass of vino. $

Euro MediTerranean Lago Trattoria & Catering 95 Main St., Newport, 334-8222 n Closed: Sun.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n tv looking for fine Mediterranean dining near the shores of lake Memphremagog? dishes at this award-winning, chef-owned restaurant include grilled flatbread pizzas and rib-eye steak stuffed with Gorgonzola. $$$

Thai Kham’s Thai Cuisine 1112 Memorial Dr., St. Johnsbury, 751-8424 n Closed: Sun.; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n The only Thai eatery in St. Johnsbury serves lots of duck dishes as well as red curry with shrimp. The seafood is fresh, and so are the veggies. $

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ItalIan/PIzzerIas Cantina di Gerardo 378 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 748-0598 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly The calzones are big enough for two at this classic ristorante, where you can also order mussels in one of four different sauces. No lunch on Sunday. $$$

Hardwick House of Pizza 387 Wolcott St., hardwick, 472-3380 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n veggiefriendly n You’ll get fast, friendly service — and all the basic pies — at this pizzeria. Get yours to go, or sit in a dining room adorned with an Italian-inspired mural. $

Hoagie’s Pizza & Pasta 58 Waterfront Plaza, #7, Newport, 334-0200 n Meals: L, D n veggiefriendly n The homemade, Italianinspired food at this family-friendly resto runs the gamut from calzones, subs and pasta to pizzas with 22 choices of toppings. $

Lyndonville House of Pizza 93 Main St., Lyndonville, 6264500 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, veggie-friendly n tv n Kids are important customers at this restaurant serving pizzas, pastas and Greek specialties. Although the TVs are often tuned to sports, cartoons get airtime, too. $

The Parker Pie Co. 161 County Rd., West Glover, 5253366 n Closed: Mon.; Meals: L, D, LN; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n dance floor, live music, pub quiz/ trivia, tv n Specializing in beer, pizza and “good company,” this eatery uses local produce and meats on its creative pies. $

Parker Pie Wings 2628 Airport Rd., Newport, 3349464 n Closed: Mon.; Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n dance floor, live music, pub quiz/trivia, tv n Watch planes take off from the windows of this funky airport eatery that serves up pizzas, subs and sandwiches as well as local brews and craft cocktails. $$

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Positive Pie 87 S. Main St., hardwick, 472-7126 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n live music, tv n The Hardwick outpost of this growing chain taps local farms for the toppings on its wood-fired pizzas. Behind the bar are 20 taps and a menu of creative cocktails. $$

Ramunto’s Brick Oven 1216 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 751-8500 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n The chicken-ranch and spicy Buffalo pies are faves; ditto the chicken Parm and spaghetti and meatballs. $

St. Johnsbury House of Pizza 287 Portland St., St. Johnsbury, 748-5144 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n veggie-friendly n This biz has been family-owned since 1979. The owner’s recipes are used for Greek specialties such as spanakopita and baklava. $

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Markets & Cafés Buffalo Mountain Food Co-op Café 39 Main St., hardwick, 472-6020 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Alongside vegetarian and vegan fare are sandwiches made with local meats. Wash them down with coffee or made-to-order smoothies. $

Newport Natural Market & Café 194 Main St., Newport, 334-2626 n Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, salad bar, vegan-friendly n This naturalfoods store has been serving the Kingdom for more than 30 years. The café features creative buffet and baked goods made in-house. $

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AmericAn BarBecue/ Soul Food Big Fatty’s BBQ 186 S. main St., White river Junction, 295-5513 n closed: tues.; meals: l, D; beer & wine n delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, salad bar n The joint’s slogan is “Put some South in your mouth.” Think slow-smoked brisket, pulled pork and collard greens. All the sauces and rubs are homemade. $$

The Vittles Stop BBQ 19 1/2 union St., Windsor, 6746776 n meals: l, D; ByoB n outdoor seating, seasonal, vegan-friendly n Pit-master Cathy Lohoski smokes her meats low and slow at this roadside stand. Daily specials include lobster and Maryland-style crab cakes. $

dinerS The Creek House Diner 1837 river St., Bethel, 234-9191 n meals: B, l, D; beer & wine n outdoor seating, salad bar, vegan-friendly n The hand-pressed meat and veggie burgers, bottomless cups of coffee, and Hungry Man breakfast specials attract eaters from all over. $

Dixies II 302 route 110, chelsea, 685-7802 n meals: B, l, D n veggie-friendly Women run this family resto in a historic building that’s heated by a woodstove. The omelettes and openfaced sandwiches are big sellers. $

Northwoods Café at Jiffy Mart 530 Waits river rd., Bradford, 222-9294 n meals: B, l, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Fill your gas tank, pick up groceries and chow down on pancakes at this diner and convenience store. Get fresh fish baked, broiled or fried on Friday night. $

Polka Dot Diner 7 main St., White river Junction, 295-9722 n meals: B, l n cash/check only n You’ll be treated like family at this diner, which serves breakfast all day. Chili is a specialty, as are classics such as tripe and shepherd’s pie. $

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Right at Home Café 17 S. main St., Bethel, 728-6678 n meals: B, l, D n gluten-free opts., salad bar, veggie-friendly n Hearty soups and grilled sandwiches keep locals coming back for more. Finish off your meal with maple bread pudding or homemade cheesecake. $

new american Barnard Inn Restaurant and Max’s Tavern 5518 route 12, Barnard, 234-9961 n closed: Sun., mon.; meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Owned and operated by a classically trained chef, this resto offers elegant yet earthy cuisine. The wine cellar holds over 350 bottles. $$$

Black Krim Tavern 21 merchants row, randolph, 728-6776 n closed: Sun., mon.; meals: l, D, lN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n The menu changes weekly at this atmospheric, locally focused restaurant. Specials might include pan-seared trout with turnipParmesan hash or local-beef hot pot with miso broth, tofu and veggies. Lunch Wednesday to Saturday. $$

Castle Hill Resort and Spa 2910 route 103, proctorsville, 2267361 n meal: D; full bar n lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music n The dining room inside this 100-year-old inn serves modern American fare, from wine-steamed mussels to slowroasted rack of lamb with potatoturnip gratin. $$$$

Cloudland Farm Restaurant 1101 cloudland rd., Woodstock, 457-2599 n closed: Sun., mon., tues., Wed., Fri.; meal: D; ByoB n farm, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n The creative cuisine is truly field-to-table at this restaurant, located on a working farm. Dinner Thursday and Saturday only — and don’t miss the extraordinary desserts. $$$$

Elixir Restaurant 188 S. main St., White river Junction, 281-7009 n closed: Sun., mon.; meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n You’ll find contemporary American cuisine at this restaurant inside a converted 1930s freight house. Try the cocoa-dusted filet mignon or mussels in a coconut-red-curry sauce. $$

The Grille Room at the Quechee Club 3268 Quechee main St., Quechee, 299-2101 n closed: Sun., mon., tues.; meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Sip a glass from the extensive wine list in the whitetablecloth dining room, or eat outside overlooking the golf course. $$$$

Harrington House Inn and Restaurant 88 North rd., Bethel, 392-8034 n closed: tues.; meals: Bru, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music, tv n The chef at this restored inn serves traditional dishes with contemporary twists. Choose from an extensive wine list and eight draft beers. $$

Inn at Glimmerstone Mansion 1589 main St., cavendish, 554-0045 n closed: mon., tues., Wed.; meals: D, lN; full bar n veggie-friendly n live music n At this historic mansion, the bread is baked each morning, the bacon is cured in-house and the burgers are ground from local beef. Thirsty? Kick back with a microbrew in the cozy pub.

The Inn at Weathersfield 1342 route 106, perkinsville, 2639217 n closed: mon., tues.; meal: D; full bar n lodging, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music n The à la carte and tasting menus change weekly to incorporate seasonal ingredients from local farm partners. Gluten- or dairy-free? Check out the “Vitality” menu. $$$$

Inn at Weston 630 main St., Weston, 824-6789 n closed: mon; meals: B, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly n The seasonal menu changes often here but could include crispy calamari flatbread with artichokes and garlic butter. Breakfast by reservation only. $$$$

Jasper Murdock’s Alehouse at the Norwich Inn 325 main St., Norwich, 649-1143 n meals: B, l, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n The wine list is 200 bottles strong, and ale is brewed on the premises at this firelit country inn. The hearty seasonal fare is locally sourced. $$$

Keeper’s: A Country Café 3685 route 106, reading, 4849090 n closed: mon; meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly There’s a schoolhouse theme at this restaurant that serves carefully crafted, locally sourced dishes such as roast chicken in a sherry-caper reduction. $$$

The Quechee Club 3268 Quechee main St., Quechee, 299-2101 n closed: Sun.; meals: B, l, D; full bar n all-you-can-eat, glutenfree opts., lodging, outdoor seating, seasonal, vegan-friendly n Look for sandwiches and grilled meats among the fare at this resort. The base lodge is open daily year round; the Club House is seasonal, so call ahead. $$

Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm 1119 Quechee main St., Quechee, 295-3133 n meal: D; full bar n glutenfree opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n At this romantic country inn, try the slow-roasted, crispy duck breast with orange-apricot demi-glace. A “supper” menu offers more casual fare. $$$$

Red Rooster 14 The green, Woodstock, 457-1100 n meals: l, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n There’s a local-cheese list at this inn-restaurant dedicated to using regional products. Try maplebraised short ribs or black-truffle risotto, or go light with a plate of fresh oysters. $$$$

River Tavern at the Hawk Inn & Mountain Resort 75 Billings rd., plymouth, 672-3362 n meals: B, l, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veganfriendly n live music n This inn offers elegant dining with beautiful views. Try the lobster ravioli. In summer, enjoy barbecue and margaritas by the pool. $$$

Simon Pearce Restaurant 1760 Quechee main St., Quechee, 295-1470 n meals: Bru, l, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Elegant cuisine meets local produce in this old mill on the Ottauquechee River. Sample the cheddar soup or the San Daniele prosciutto with fresh fig compote, Bayley Hazen Blue and grissini. $$$$

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AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

Stone Hearth Inn & Tavern 698 Route 11, chester, 875-2525 n closed: Tues., Wed.; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music n snack on panko-crusted goat cheese or tuck into the tart du jour. either way, you can pair them with unique ales and wines. Lunch on weekends only. $$

Tip Top Café 85 N. Main St., Suite 100, White River Junction, 295-3312 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n This funky café features hearty locavore dishes such as smoked-trout cakes and braised Vermont pork belly over lentils. The fries with garlic aioli have inspired a local following. $$

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

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H Worthy Kitchen

Whippi Dip

Mon Vert Café

(see pg. 36) 442 Woodstock Rd., Woodstock, 457-7281 n Meal: D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Inside this bustling spot, specials might include a fireroasted pork-belly sandwich or steak frites. finish off with one of 20 craft brews — or a crisp lard doughnut. $$

158 Route 5, Fairlee, 331-1313 n Meals: L, D n cash/check only, outdoor seating, seasonal n This snack bar plays with greasy-spoon preconceptions: You can get salads as well as brisket and fresh pulledpork sandwiches from the barbecue team that runs the joint. $

67 central St., Woodstock, 457-7143 n Meals: B, L; beer & wine n glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n This european-style café offers hearty breakfast sandwiches, salads and panini made with local, organic ingredients. $

Snack barS/cartS Country Creemee 4261 Route 106, Springfield, 2635677 n closed: Mon; Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly n all of the snack-bar classics are here, from a half-pound Mooseburger (beef, not moose) to crisp fish-and-chips and 50 flavors of creemee. $

Sandy’s Drive-In 5772 Route 14, Sharon, 763-7625 n Meals: B, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Get a burger topped any way you like, or fill up with battered fresh seafood, onion rings, creemees or a fried-dough sundae topped with maple syrup. $

White Cottage Snack Bar 462 Woodstock Rd., Woodstock, 457-3455 n Meals: L, D n cash/check only, outdoor seating, seasonal n order a plate of full-bellied clams at this respite on the ottauquechee River. If fried food isn’t your thing, the burgers are ground fresh and the frappés are sinfully rich.

Soup ’n’ Sandwich Boho Café & Market 39 S. Main St., White River Junction, 296-2227 n closed: Sat., Sun.; Meals: B, L n delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music n stop at this café in the hotel Coolidge for a coffee drink or a flying Monkey — grilled cheese with bacon, pears and currant jelly. $

Sandy’s Books & Bakery 30 N. Main St., Rochester, 767-4258 n Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n live music n everything from bagels and croissants to spanakopita and gazpacho is made in-house at this bookstore and café. Wash it all down with an espresso or glass of wine. $

South Royalton Market 222 chelsea St., South Royalton, 763-2400 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Creative, chef-made sandwiches, salads, soups and specials fill the case at this market and café facing the town green. home brewers can find ample supplies here, too. $

steakhouses/seafood »

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upper valley « soup ’n’ sandwich

SteakhouSeS/ Seafood Chadwick’s Steakhouse & Pub 10 prince St., randolph, 565-8223 n meals: Bru, l, D; full bar n reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n dance floor, karaoke, live music, tv n steak and salmon are top sellers, but diners also flock to this historic steakhouse and pub for the rustic dumplings. $$

Tozier’s Restaurant 2678 river St., Bethel, 234-9400 n meals: l, D; full bar n seasonal n inside the rustic dining room, Fridaynight seafood chowder is all the rage, as are whole clams, salads, and fish-and-chips. don’t leave without a maple creemee from the snack-bar window. open april to october. $$

traditional Barnard General Store 6134 route 12, Barnard, 234-9688 n meals: B, l, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly a 1950s ice cream counter and a woodstove give this general store/ deli a rustic feel, but the edibles are modern. $

Blanche and Bill’s Pancake House 586 route 4, Bridgewater corners, 422-3816 n closed: tues., Wed.; meals: Bru, l n veggie-friendly choose from 30 specials that combine homemade pancakes, waffles and French toast with eggs, potatoes and breakfast meats. $

CJ’s @ Than Wheeler’s Tavern 6 S. main St., White river Junction, 280-1810 n meals: l, D, lN; full bar n veggie-friendly n karaoke, live music, tv n at this subterranean pub, the King ding wings are famous, as is the cousin Bill Bacon cheeseburger. $

Combes Family Inn 953 e. lake rd., ludlow, 228-8799 n meal: D; ByoB n lodging, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n comfort food and a seven-table dining room make this place feel cozy. The chef-owner bakes her own bread and desserts. dinner begins at 7 p.m. sharp, by reservation only. $$$

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Dana’s by the Gorge

Mr. Darcy’s Bar & Grill

5945 Woodstock rd., Quechee, 295-6066 n meals: B, l; beer & wine n outdoor seating, seasonal, veganfriendly n at this folksy spot, just 200 yards from Quechee Gorge, start the day with Vermont rarebit or pumpkin pancakes. closed in winter. $

31 route 103, ludlow, 228-7222 n meal: D; full bar n veggie-friendly n tv n From braised beef short ribs and empanadas to burgers and filet mignon, this upscale pub serves hearty fare to hungry skiers and locals. $$

Eaton’s Sugarhouse Restaurant and Gift Shop

Shepard’s Pie Restaurant

5894 route 14, South royalton, 7638809 n meals: B, l n veggie-friendly The pancakes are huge, the maplepecan pie is “killer” and the turkey for sandwiches is roasted in-house. watch syrup and maple candy being produced on-site. closed wednesday in winter. $

Five Olde Tavern and Grille 192 chelsea St., South royalton, 763-8600 n meals: l, D; full bar n veggie-friendly n tv n Vermont Law school students and tourists alike stop here for everything from burgers, wings and steak tips to local brews on tap. $$

The Hatchery 164 main St., ludlow, 228-2311 n meals: B, l n cash/check only, veganfriendly n This bustling spot has been serving up hefty breakfasts for more than 30 years. Try the cilantro omelette with pico de gallo, Grafton Village cheese cheddar, avocado and cilantro pesto. $

Isabell’s Café 3052 route 5, east Thetford, 7854300 n closed: Sun., mon.; meals: B, l n cash/check only, veggie-friendly Locals frequent this petite café for homemade pies, hearty breakfasts and warming soups. The bread is baked on premises, and the staff is super-friendly. $

Kedron Valley Inn Restaurant & Tavern 10671 South rd., South Woodstock, 457-1473 n closed: tues., Wed.; meal: D; full bar n lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n tv n The menu here changes with the seasons and features locally sourced foods. dine by the fireplace in winter or on the porch when it’s warm. $$$

Mountain Creamery 33 central St., Woodstock, 457-1715 n meals: B, l n cash/check only, outdoor seating, seasonal n The owners grow their own vegetables and raise pigs and cattle for their pulled ham and barbecue beef brisket. The apple pie and ice cream are also made from scratch. $

5817 Woodstock rd., Quechee, 281-4585 n meals: l, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, salad bar, vegan-friendly n live music, tv n This popular family-run eatery dishes up comfort foods such as burgers, fish-and-chips, and their signature shepard’s pie. Live music every weekend from 8 p.m. till close. $$

Spooner’s Bar and Grille 21710 maxham meadow Way, Woodstock, 457-4066 n meal: D; full bar n veggie-friendly n tv n Bread and a house salad come with every entrée. Get yours with the renowned Black & Blue sirloin, a cajun steak garnished with blue cheese, bacon and scallions. $$

Whistlestop Café 176 route 5, Fairlee, 331-1000 n closed: Wed.; meals: B, l n cash/ check only, outdoor seating, veganfriendly n hearty breakfasts rule here, such as the dagwood, a breakfast panino stuffed with prosciutto, sausage, bacon, provolone and cheddar. at lunch, tuck into a pastrami sandwich or bowl of pozole. $

Willie Dunn’s Grille 89 Fox lane, ludlow, 228-1387 n meals: l, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggiefriendly n tv n Enjoy a hearty salad or sandwich on the patio overlooking the course at okemo Valley Golf club. open summer only. $$

Windsor Station Restaurant & Barroom

26 Depot ave., Windsor, 674-4180 n closed: mon.; meals: Bru, l, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n stuffed clams and Veal portofino with artichoke hearts are on the bill of fare inside this converted rail station. wash them down with local beers or italian wines. $$

AsiAn ChineSe Chan’s House 184 main St., Bradford, 222-5474 n meals: l, D; full bar n This fast-andfriendly, family-run restaurant serves it up sichuan-style. Try the General Gau’s chicken or the crab Rangoon. $

China Moon 42 Sykes ave., White river Junction, 291-9088 n meals: l, D; beer & wine n all-you-can-eat, salad bar n hot-andsour soup, General Tso’s, housemade dumplings and crab legs draw diners to this buffet adjacent to the bus terminal. $

East Garden 3 Salisbury St., randolph, 728-3288 n meals: l, D; beer & wine n veggiefriendly n You can get all of the basics at this chinese place — from sesame chicken to crag Rangoon. $

indian Oasis at the Bradford Motel 379 route 5, Bradford, 222-4467 n closed: Sun., mon.; meal: D n lodging, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Try indian dishes such as scallop curry and tandoori stir-fry, or come for the Beefy Bacon Burster Burger. sporadic hours, so call ahead. $

Taj-E-India Catering & Take Out 13 lower hyde park, White river Junction, 698-8849 n meals: l, D n vegan-friendly n can’t decide between indian and chinese takeout? This kitchen is Vermont’s only source for indo-chinese cuisine. $

JapaneSe ToKai-Tei Japanese Restaurant 665 route 10, chester, 888-232-1089 n closed: mon., tues.; meal: D; ByoB n gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Japanese chef Michiko Yoshida-hunter’s family has owned the original ToKai-Tei in her homeland since 1879. here she serves authentic sushi, tempura and broiled freshwater eel. Make your reservation by 5 p.m. $$$$

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AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

King Arthur Flour Café (at the Baker’s Store)

pan-asian Angkor Wat 61 Pleasant St., Woodstock, 4579029 n Meal: D; ByoB n gluten-free opts., seasonal, vegan-friendly n The chef-owner calls his fare asian fusion — and draws on Vietnamese, Thai and Indian influences for dishes such as Drunken Noodles and pad Thai. Lunch on summer weekdays only. $

BAkeries Allechante 289 Main St., Norwich, 649-2846 n closed: Sun.; Meals: B, L n glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n This upscale deli sells a range of prepared foods and gourmet goods. artisan treats include savory tarts and pressed sandwiches. $

135 Route 5, Norwich, 649-3361 n Meals: B, L n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The striking café inside King arthur flour serves oodles of baked goods, savory lunches and coffee drinks. $

The Local Buzz 142 Main St., Bradford, 222-5282 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music n You can order breakfast all day long in this cozy café. espresso drinks, baked goods, and homemade soups and sandwiches round out the fare. $

Trap Door Bakehouse & Café 176 Waterman hill Rd., Quechee, 698-8075 n Meals: B, L n outdoor seating, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n croissants, breads and pastries are baked fresh each morning at this elegant café. try a panino, homemade soup or organic Port city Roasters coffee. In warmer weather, nosh while enjoying the stunning view from the back deck. $

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

BArs, PuBs & CluBs Brewery Long Trail Brewing Company Visitor Center & Pub 5520 Route 4, Bridgewater corners, 672-5011 n Meal: L; beer & wine n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly Sit at picnic tables and nosh on burgers, fries, wings and onion rings. There are always at least six beers on tap, including a seasonal offering. $

puBs The Hungry Bear Pub & Grill 776 Lower Plain, Bradford, 222-5288 n Meals: L, D; full bar n veggiefriendly n tv n The local crowd digs the relaxed vibe, six beers on tap and range of burgers, including bison and turkey. fresh seafood and steaks round out the affordable menu. $$

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Norwich Inn/Jasper Murdock’s Alehouse 325 Main St., Norwich, 649-1143 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Located inside the Norwich Inn, this alehouse offers its own award-winning beer as well as upscale pub food. The crab cakes are popular. No lunch Monday. $$

Skunk Hollow Tavern 12 Brownsville Rd., hartland Four corners, 436-2139 n closed: Mon., Tues; Meal: D; full bar n live music This tavern dates back to the 1790s. eat in the elegant upstairs dining room or listen to music downstairs in the pub — either way, get the grassfed burger or chicken carlos. $$

Worthy Burger 56 Rainbow St., South Royalton, 763-2575 n Meals: L, D n cash/check only, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly Settle in with a local, grass-fed burger — or try fish, veggie or turkey versions. The kitchen slings housemade kimchi and pickles, too; wash them down with kombucha or a local craft brew. $

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AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

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uppER VALLEy « bars, pubs & clubs

Coffee/Tea Three Bean Café 22 pleasant St., Randolph, 728-3533 n Closed: Sun; Meals: B, L n cash/ check only, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n soups and sandwiches made with seasonal, local ingredients change daily. The croissants, muffins and other pastries are homemade. $

The Tuckerbox 1 S. Main St., White River Junction, 359-4041 n Closed: Sun; Meals: B, L, D n veggie-friendly n at this bustling hub, early risers sip locally roasted coffee while tapping away on their laptops. later in the day, diners come for kebabs, zucchini fritters, güveç, falafel and other Turkish specialities. $

Woodbridge Coffeehouse and Web Café 531 Woodstock Rd., Woodstock, 332-6075 n Closed: Tues., Wed.; Meals: B, Bru, L, D; ByoB n outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music, tv n Munch on turkey-and-brie panini while lounging on a cozy couch. breakfast is served all day, and dinners include seafood, pastas and burgers. $$

eCleCTiC Harry’s Café 68 Route 100 North, Ludlow, 2592996 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Eclectic truly describes the fare at this café, which has been a ludlow mainstay for 24 years. Dive into jerk scallops, Thai-glazed short ribs or cioppino. $$$

The Prince & the Pauper 24 Elm St., Woodstock, 457-1818 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n This intimate, chef-owned restaurant offers prix-fixe meals through the week — but the boneless rack of lamb wrapped in puff pastry is always on the menu. $$$$

Woodstock Farmers’ Market 468 Woodstock Rd., Woodstock, 457-3658 n Closed: Mon.; Meals: L, D n outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Entrées, soups and salads change daily, but 25 signature sandwiches are menu standards. You can also pick up chocolate, flowers, dips, wine and fresh produce. $

euro british/gastropub One Main Tap & Grill

2 Merchants Row, Randolph, 565-8117 n Meals; D, LN; full bar n veggie-friendly n Two old friends run this comfy tavern with an 18-foot bar and 24 taps. ceviche, grass-fed burgers and daily specials are all on the menu. $$

French Carpenter & Main 326 Main St., Norwich, 649-2922 n Closed: Mon., Tues.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n The menu changes seasonally at this chef-owned restaurant, where local ingredients are cooked in the French tradition. choose from a mélange of small plates, or tuck into a grass-fed burger or scallop ceviche. $$$

The Parker House Inn & Restaurant 1792 Quechee Main St., Quechee, 295-6077 n Meal: D; full bar n glutenfree opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n live music n at this bistro, diners enjoy creative, seasonal French fare such as bouillabaisse and steak frites. Yankee Magazine called it the “best chefowned venue in Vermont.” seasonal hours, so call ahead. $$$$

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

iTalian/Pizzerias Cockadoodle Pizza Café 235 Main St., Bethel, 234-9666 n Closed: Sun; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n The bethel ranch pizza is a bestseller, as are the tuna melt and old-fashioned sodas. Toys keep kids engaged while grown-ups relax in comfy chairs. $

Colatina Exit 164 Main St., Bradford, 222-9008 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n live music, tv n This old-school Italian spot is both family-friendly and candlelit. There are hand-cut steaks, wood-fired pizzas, seafood entrées and fresh salads. $$

osteria pane e salute 61 Central St., Woodstock, 457-4882 n Closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; Meal: D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n There are only eight tables at this intimate eatery, where dishes on the Italianinfluenced menu change weekly. In season, much of the produce is grown on the owners’ farm — as are the grapes that go into their la garagista wines. reservations are essential. closed april and November. $$$

Pi Brick Oven Trattoria/ Daily Grind 49 Central St., Woodstock, 457-9277 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n This massive eatery is all about Italia, from the pizza and antipasti at pi to the espresso drinks served inside the Daily Grind. sip yours while people-watching from the patio. $$

Pizzaroni 2781 Route 5, Windsor, 674-9778 n Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n tv n You can order your pie with one of three sauces, or try a fried-seafood plate or specialty pasta. $

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Randolph Village Pizza 1 S. Main St., Randolph, 728-9677 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n veggiefriendly n Everything is homemade at this longstanding pizza and pasta joint. Opt for the Village special with peppers, pepperoni, onions, ’shrooms, ground beef and sausage. $

Royalton Village Pizza 5789 Route 14, South Royalton, 763-2800 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n veggie-friendly n at this pizzeria, try a steak-and-cheese sub or a vegetarian, Greek or Hawaiian pie. $

MarkeTs & Cafés Route 4 Country Store, Deli & Bar-B-Que 3699 Woodstock Rd., White River Junction, 295-7563 n Meals: B, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n at this country store, you can pick up local cheeses, overstuffed sandwiches, salads, housemade chocolate and creemees — as well as ’cue faves such as ribs, brisket, smoked chicken and pulled pork. $

Upper Valley Food Co-op 193 N. Main St., White River Junction, 295-5804 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Inside this co-op is the cozy sweet lilac Deli, which serves muffins, cookies, soups, sandwiches and salads. $

souTh of The Border caribbean/Latin Melaza Caribbean Bistro 71 Central St., Woodstock, 457-7110 n Closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n dance floor n The puerto rican-born chef cooks up caribbean tapas and specialties such as seared scallops in a coconut-curry-lime sauce. sip a mojito on the terrace in summer. $$$

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ChoiCes RestauRant and RotisseRie

2820 Killington Road, Killington, 422-4030, choices-restaurant.com

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Walk into Choices Restaurant, and there’s dinner: goldenbrown chickens spin temptingly in a rotisserie oven right by the front door. Yep, you’ve decided — roasted chicken it will be. Until the giant dinner menu arrives, and Choices’ moniker suddenly makes sense. The all-purpose Killington eatery offers a dozen seafood dishes, 20 meats, 10 pastas, seven salads — more than 60 options in all. This “something for everyone” ethos has been a successful survival strategy for Chef Claude Blais since 1986. Back then, the Vermont-born, Culinary Institute of America-trained Blais wanted to create a place for skiers and locals alike, so he set up two dining rooms: one with casual fare, the other serving high-end dinners. A slump in the early 1990s caused him to change course. Blais merged the dining rooms and their menus and installed his French-made rotisserie oven — all smart marketing moves in a sink-or-swim industry.

Twenty years later, many visitors to Killington single out Choices as the best spot in town. Don’t be fooled by the black lacquered chairs, ficus trees and other vestiges of the ’80s; Blais’ fare is geared toward modern families with a sense of adventure. While kids nosh on cheeseburgers, their parents can tuck into delicate, cornmeal-crusted fried oysters wedged between slices of andouille sausage and flavored with gutsy remoulade. A crisp potato pancake topped with capers, pickled onions and a drizzle of sour cream, served with smoked-salmon rosettes, is an Alpine snack for eaters of all ages. Sautéed monkfish fillets soaked in pecan butter are both sophisticated and satisfying, while those rotisserie meats — herb-dusted leg of lamb; tender pork loin stuffed with apples; and moist, spicy chicken — are reliable crowd pleasers. Can’t choose? Order a sampler platter. Dessert necessitates more decision making, with the “choices” presented tableside on an old-school tray. Perhaps the most emblematic is the towering, featherlight chocolate mousse cake, with its crisscross of light and dark chocolates — as if the chef himself couldn’t decide between the two. Corin HirsCH

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afé Provence offers gourmet cuisine with a casual touch. Chef Robert uses locally grown, seasonally available produce, meats and cheeses, and is a member of the Vermont Fresh Network. Café Provence offers daily specials, a children’s menu, and a full-service bar with an eclectic wine list to suit any palate. On-premise and off-premise catering is available in Brandon and Waterbury locations.

Now Open!

Café Provence on Blush Hill

45 Blush Hill Road | Waterbury, Vermont 802-244-7822 | cafeprovencebh.com Located at the Best Western Plus Ext 10

Café Provence

11 Center Street | Brandon, Vermont 802.247.9997 | cafeprovencevt.com Weekly cooking and baking classes in our new culinary theater. Gourmet Provence Bakery with fresh coffee, pastries and wine room.

AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

RuTLAND AREA JR’s Eatery

AmericAn

4601 Route 7, Pittsford, 483-2348 n Meals: B, L, D n You can order breakfast all day at this traditional family diner. The pies and muffins are homemade. $

BarBecue/ Soul Food The Back Behind Restaurant & Barbecue Smokehouse Junction of Routes 4 and 100, Killington, 422-9907 n Closed: Tues., Wed.; Meals: L, D; full bar n glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n tv n This rustic restaurant seats guests at the bar, in the dining room or in a vintage rutland railway caboose. Lunch on weekends and holiday weeks. $$$

dinerS Birdseye Diner 590 Main St., Rutland, 468-5817 n Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly This restored 1940s Silk city diner mixes classic diner fare with more upscale dishes. $

Mary’s Café 458 Main St., West Rutland, 4382422 n Meals: B, L n cash/check only n This country diner serves daily specials: chicken and biscuits on monday and meat loaf on wednesday. Order the berry-andcream pie every day. $

Sheri’s Diner 25 Center St., Brandon, 465-8284 n Closed: Tues.; Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly Fine-dining chef Sheri Sullivan prepares “comfort food with a twist” at this locavore diner. Breakfast — including huevos rancheros — is served all day. $

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

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new american

Brandon Music Café

Birch Ridge Inn

62 Country Club Rd., Brandon, 465-4071 n Closed: Tues.; Meals: L, D; ByoB n outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n live music n Diners can dive into a steak-andGuinness pie or high tea while listening to live jazz and classical artists. $

37 Butler Rd., Killington, 422-4293 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Visitors to this country inn pass through a covered bridge. On the other side: fine dining in an intimate setting. Try the rack of lamb. $$$

The Snow Angel Tavern

Blueberry Hill Inn

6105 Route 4, Mendon, 772-7163 n Closed Sun., Mon.; Meals: D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music, tv n The chef-owner’s specialty is pork schnitzel with fettuccine and lemon-caper-butter sauce, but this gastropub does a brisk business in housemade desserts and specialty cocktails, too. $$

1307 Goshen Ripton Rd., Brandon, 247-6735 n Meal: D; ByoB n glutenfree opts., lodging, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n You don’t have to be a guest to dine at this elegant country inn. The seasonal threecourse menu changes nightly. closed april and november. $$$$

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The

Red Clover Inn

KILLINGTON • RUTLAND VERMONT

RESTAURANT & TAVERN

“A feast for the senses in an idyllic setting” - Boston Globe

Our Restaurant is open for Dinner Thursday through Monday from 5:30 to 9:00 PM

Fresh, local food meets inspired international cuisine. Wines from around the world meet craft brews from around the corner. Fine dining meets the unhurried atmosphere of our restaurant and tavern. And better yet, enjoy a nightcap by the fire or a dip in the hot tub before retiring to one of our welcoming rooms.

7 Woodward Road, Mendon, VT — 1/4 mile off Route 4 between Killington and Rutland www.redcloverinn.com | 800-752-0571 | innkeepers@redcloverinn.com

rutland area « new american

Kelvans Restaurant 128 merchants row, rutland, 775-1550 n closed: Sun., mon.; meals: l, d; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n This spot offers casual dishes such as burgers, fried calamari and hand-made mozzarella sticks with spicy marinara sauce. Thirsty? choose from 20 wines by the glass. $$

The Mountain Top Inn & Resort 195 mountain top rd., chittenden, 483-2311 n meals: B, l, d; full bar n lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n tv n equestrians and snowmobilers stop at this casual restaurant with sweeping lake views. it’s won Wine Spectator awards, but diners are just as likely to stop in for burgers and brews. $$

On the Rocs Lounge 2384 Killington rd., Killington, 422-7627 n meals: d, ln; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music, tv n Settle in to this speakeasy with a moscow mule or a paloma — or nibble on hearty dishes such as steak frites or pistachiocrusted sea scallops. $$

Ovations Restaurant at the Killington Grand 228 e. mountain rd., Killington, 422-6111 n meals: B, l, d; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n The spacious dining room is elegant, but the fare ranges from mac-and-cheese to filet mignon. $$$

The Red Clover Inn & Restaurant 7 Woodward dr., rutland, 775-2290 n closed: tues., Wed.; meal: d; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n live music n The dining room at this romantic country inn serves dishes such as duck with pomegranate demi-glace. The relaxed tavern offers roastedcorn-and-mushroom risotto. $$$$

Roots the Restaurant 51 Wales St., rutland, 747-7414 n closed: mon; meals: l, d; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n This chef-owned locavore restaurant connects diners with fresh, healthy food. Try the neshobe Farm emu steak. $$

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Sissy’s Kitchen 10 West St., middletown Springs, 235-2000 n closed: mon., tues., Wed.; meals: B, l, d n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n chef-owner Sissy Hicks crafts takeout from local ingredients. Stop in for breakfast sandwiches, corned-beef hash and sandwiches prepared on house-baked bread. $

Table 24 Restaurant 24 Wales St., rutland, 775-2424 n closed: Sun.; meals: l, d; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n tv n The woodfired grill and rotisserie are the centerpieces of this upscale comfortfood eatery. Save room for fresh banana-cream pie. $$$

Snack barS/cartS Castleton Snack Bar 1589 main St., castleton, 468-3074 n meals: l, d n outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly n Open from april to September, this snack bar fries up corn dogs, clams and even zucchini. creemees come in 24 flavors. $

Roxie’s Snack Bar 151 route 4a, castleton, 468-2800 n meals: l, d n outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly n This seasonal creemee stand has been in the family for over 50 years. The hand-cut French fries are a steady seller, and the homemade relish is popular, too. $

Village Snackbar 389 West St., rutland, 855-8781 n meals: l, d; ByoB n outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly n choose from seafood, burgers, foot-long hot dogs, creemees or weekend barbecue at this seasonal snack bar. Open march to October. $

Soup ’n’ Sandwich Castleton Pizza Place & Deli 575 main St., rutland, 468-2911 n meals: l, d; beer & wine n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tv n The pizza dough is made from scratch, and the sandwiches are classic. eat your stromboli in the dramatically lit dining room. $

Constantino’s Italian Imports 10 terrill St., rutland, 747-0777 n closed: Sun.; meal: l n veggiefriendly n This italian grocery sells pasta, wine, cheese and deli meats, plus lunch specials such as sandwiches and fresh soups. Try the killer chicken Parm. $

Gill’s Delicatessen 68 Strongs ave., rutland, 773-7414 n closed: Sun.; meals: l, d n cash/ check only, delivery, vegan-friendly n This popular deli offers crabmeat grinders and other hefty sandwiches on homemade rolls. $

Killington Avenue Market & Deli 22 Killington ave., rutland, 773-2412 n closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: l, d n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n The bread is house-baked at this cozy deli where diners can nosh on soups and sandwiches as well as lasagna, eggplant frittatas and creative salads. $

Sandwich Shoppe 62 merchants row, rutland, 7732580 n closed: Sun; meals: B, l n veggie-friendly n There are more than 300 different items on the menu. Try the turkey, Swiss and dill sandwich on rye — the owner calls it “unbelievable.” $

Vermont Bagel Café in Olivia’s Market 199 Stratton rd., rutland, 775-1144 n meals: B, l, d; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tv n This café, where it’s “more than just a bagel,” serves up homemade soups, salads and sandwiches. Pies and pastries are also made on-site. $

Vermont Soup and Sandwich of Brandon 22 center St., Brandon, 247-9622 n meals: l, d n delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The local sandwich company comes up with some interesting combos. Try the popular Patriot — turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce. $

The Yellow Deli 23 center St., rutland, 775-9800 n closed: Sat; meals: B, l, d, ln n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This rustic, health-conscious deli is open 24 hours a day, from noon on Sunday till Friday afternoon. Get wholesome sandwiches on homemade breads; there are also maté and coffee drinks. $

SteakhouSeS/ Seafood The Chowder House Restaurant 1246 Franklin St., Brandon, 2476644 n closed: mon., tues.; meals: l, d n outdoor seating, seasonal n Pair Otter Valley winery’s vintages with classic fried-fish dishes, as well as oysters, clams and other shellfish. call ahead for hours. $

Greenfields Restaurant at Holiday Inn 476 route 7, rutland, 775-1911 n meals: B, l, d; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, vegan-friendly n tv n You can get prime rib, grilled salmon and burgers at this steakhouse. an adjacent lounge offers a more casual menu. $$

The Saltwater Cowboy 209 n. main St., rutland, 773-6060 n closed: Sun., mon.; meals: l, d n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The décor is reminiscent of maine, and fresh seafood is trucked up from Boston every day. affordable faves include fish-and-chips and clam chowder. $

The Wobbly Barn Steakhouse 2229 Killington rd., Killington, 422-6171 n meals: d, ln; full bar n gluten-free opts., salad bar, seasonal, vegan-friendly n dance floor, live music, tv n Open from Halloween to easter, this steakhouse is a Killington mainstay. The soup, salad and bread bar comes with all entrées. $$$$

traditional Burnham Hollow Bakery & Café 97 State St., rutland, 770-8149 n closed: Sat., Sun., mon.; meals: B, l n veggie-friendly n tv n This bakery turns out fresh pies, pastries and quiche daily, and also serves soups and panini to the lunch crowd. $$

Cattails Restaurant 2146 route 7, Brandon, 247-9300 n meals: B, l, d; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n Snowmobilers love this cozy eatery. Try the barbecued ribs or fish-and-chips. Breakfast on weekends only. $$

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AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

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Patricia’s Restaurant, aka Sully’s Place

Seward Family Restaurant

2820 Killington Rd., Killington, 4224030 n Bru, D, LN n veggie-friendly, full bar n seafood, rotisserie meats and homemade pastas are served up at this casual but elegant eatery with great views. sunday brunch in winter, and seasonal hours in summer. $$$

18-20 center St., Brandon, 247-3223 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n karaoke n Duck decoys and taxidermy abound at this outdoors-themed restaurant with a varied menu from spaghetti to haddock. sunday brunch. $$

224 N. Main St., Rutland, 773-2738 n Meals: B, L, D n There’s classic American fare, but this landmark is famous for its 50 flavors of ice cream, as well as the Pig’s Dinner — a giant banana split served in a trough. $

Griffin’s Publick House

Perry’s Main Street Eatery

42 center St., Rutland, 772-7997 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n dance floor, live music, tv n Much of the pub food here is served with a twist — think poutine with short ribs and house-cured duck confit, as well as plenty of craft beer. Lunch on weekends only. $$$

The Inside Scoop 22 Park St., Brandon, 247-6600 n outdoor seating, seasonal, veganfriendly n This old-fashioned ice cream parlor and soda fountain shares space with an antiques shop. You’ll find sundaes, shakes, malts, smoothies and floats. closed Tuesday in winter. $

253 Main St., Poultney, 287-5188 n Meals: B, L, D n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Owners Walt and Donna Perry foster a comfortable vibe here. home-cooked food includes baby back ribs and mac-and-cheese. $$

The Saint’s Pub 200 Summit Rd., Killington, 800-635-6343 n Meal: D; full bar n all-you-can-eat, lodging, seasonal, veggie-friendly n live music, tv n This cozy, saint Bernard-themed pub serves dinner from Thanksgiving to March. sunday is all-you-can-eatpasta-and-salad night. $$

Sugar & Spice 43 Route 4, Mendon, 773-7832 n Meals: B, L n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Maple syrup is made on the premises at this rustic restaurant and gift shop. Pumpkin pancakes keep ’em coming, and waffles topped with ice cream are served as an entrée! $

Sweet Caroline’s 100 Main St., West Rutland, 4385696 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n all-you-can-eat, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec. n in a Rutland poll, this family dining spot was twice voted Best casual Restaurant. Prime rib and turkey dinners are popular. Breakfast served on weekends. $

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Taps Tavern 158 Main St., Poultney, 287-4064 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n dance floor, live music, tv n Patrons can choose from 15 beers on tap to go with the “American tavern fare with a twist” served here. All meats come from a local farm, and vegan and gluten-free options abound. Lunch on weekends only. $

AsiAn Chinese Ginger China 124 Woodstock Ave., Rutland, 779-0084 n Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n The chefs at this Asian eatery have a century of experience between them. They prepare classic chinese fare, as well as pad Thai and creative sushi. $

Li’s Chinese Restaurant 16 Park St., Brandon, 247-8818 n Meals: L, D n Get your lo mein to go, or eat it here. The roast pork and happy Family dishes are also popular. $

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New Kong Chow Fusion 48 center St., rutland, 773-1388 n meals: l, d; full bar n vegan-friendly n Vietnamese and Thai dishes join chow mein, fried rice and other chinese cuisine at one of Vermont’s first ethnic restaurants. $

Number One Chinese Restaurant 159 S. main St., rutland, 775-9955 n meals: l, d n veggie-friendly n The General Tso’s chicken is a big hit here. no lunch on sunday. $

Orient Taste Express 46 diamond run Pl., diamond run mall, rutland, 773-0622 n meals: l, d n veggie-friendly n The boneless spare ribs are a big seller at this mall eatery. Lunch only on sunday. $

IndIan Jia Indian Restaurant 377 West St., rutland, 773-0066 n closed: Sun; meals: B, l, d n veganfriendly n chicken tikka masala and shahi paneer korma are popular dishes at this take-out restaurant inside a gas station. $

Japanese Tokyo House 106 West St., rutland, 786-8080 n meals: l, d; beer & wine n veggiefriendly n sushi, teriyaki and all of the Japanese food standards are available here. $$

pan-asIan New Shanghai and Tokyo Restaurant 271 n. main St., rutland, 786-8088 n meals: l, d n all-you-can-eat, veggiefriendly n The owners are from shanghai, but they also serve sushi. The pork-fried rice/egg-roll combo is popular. $

Sushi Yoshi 1807 Killington rd., Killington, 422-4241 n meals: l, d; full bar n delivery, gluten-free opts., lodging, seasonal, vegan-friendly n chinese and Japanese delights, including hibachi, abound here. There’s lots of maki, too, such as the Phishfood Roll with yellowtail, spicy mayo, avocado and roe. closed in summer. $$

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Bakeries The Bakery 122 West St., rutland, 775-3220 n meals: B, l n cash/check only, veggie-friendly n This locally focused, from-scratch bakery serves breakfast sandwiches on homemade english muffins with speeder & earl’s coffee. Lunch includes house-cured salmon and emu chili. $

nIghtcLuB Pickle Barrel Nightclub 1741 Killington rd., Killington, 4223035 n closed: Sun., mon., tues., Wed.; meal: ln; full bar n dance floor, live music, tv n With four bars and weekend live shows, this club has kept Killington rocking for more than 30 years. skiers and ’boarders are the main clientele, so summer shows are sporadic.

Gourmet Provence 37 center St., Brandon, 247-3002 n meals: B, l n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This bakery and wine store is an outgrowth of nearby café Provence. The breads and pastries are made daily, as are sandwiches, soups and salads. closed sunday in winter. $

The Wild Fern 1731 route 100, Stockbridge, 7469119 n closed mon., tues.; meals: B, Bru, l, d; ByoB n cash/check only, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n live music n The chef-owner bakes bread daily and uses her neighbors’ produce for the dishes at this eclectic, intimate café. Live music Friday night. $

Bars, PuBs & CluBs Bars/Lounges Center Street Bar 15 center St., Brandon, 465-8347 n meals: d, ln; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n live music n This bar shares a kitchen with café Provence upstairs, so snacks such as wings and nachos are a notch above. Open till midnight on weekends.

puBs CJ’s Suds South 174 S. main St., rutland, 775-3775 n meals: l, d, ln; full bar n outdoor seating n dance floor, tv n Bikers are welcome at this local roadhouse serving rib-eye steaks and, of course, lots of beer. $

The Inn at the Long Trail 709 route 4, Killington, 775-7181 n meals: l, d; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, seasonal, veganfriendly n live music, tv n hearty irish and American fare warms up skiers and hikers in a dining room built around a massive boulder. closed April to Memorial Day. $

Jax Food & Games 1667 Killington rd., Killington, 422-5334 n meals: d, ln; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n dance floor, live music, tv n This eatery bills itself as “local-friendly,” with some of the lowest food prices in the area. Kids meals are only $8, and the games that keep them busy are priceless. $

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Magoo’s

Little Harry’s

52 Strongs ave., rutland, 773-9839 n full bar n cash/check only, outdoor seating n tv n Locals unwind at this workingman’s bar. it’s noted for sports, but there’s a jukebox, too.

121 West St., rutland, 747-4848 n meal: d; full bar n reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n “An oasis for the passionate appetite” is the slogan at this open-minded restaurant in the heart of downtown. The global cuisine is served in a casual, cozy atmosphere. $$

Two Shea’s 34 Wales St., rutland, 773-6668 n full bar n outdoor seating n tv n This downtown neighborhood bar also has a deck.

Westside Tavern 241 marble St., rutland, 438-5564 n full bar n cash/check only n tv n The bar draws a crowd of regulars every night. There’s no food — but plenty to drink.

euro French Café Provence 11 center St., Brandon, 247-9997 n meals: Bru, l, d; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n inside this airy restaurant, chef Robert Barral crafts French-inspired comfort food. Try his famous seafood stew of scallops, shrimp and mussels served over saffron risotto, then doused in lobster broth. $$$

MedIterranean Fair Haven Inn Restaurant 5 adams St., Fair haven, 265-4907 n meals: l, d; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n The website refers to this inn’s cooks as “poets of fish.” The owner says their calamari “makes the Olympus gods blush.” Try it sautéed. $$$

swIss/austrIan The Countryman’s Pleasure 3 town line rd., rutland, 773-7141 n closed: Sun., mon.; meal: d; full bar n veggie-friendly n Dine by candlelight in an 1824 colonial farmhouse. Fine food from Austria and Germany is augmented by American offerings. $$$

italian/Pizzerias A Crust Above 215 Woodstock ave., rutland, 7474700 n meals: l, d; beer & wine n delivery, veggie-friendly n enjoy one of 23 gourmet pies with sometimeswhimsical names — Wild Willy’s Red Potato Pie combines sour cream, sliced red potatoes, bacon, broccoli and cheddar. $

Blue Cat Bistro 575 main St., rutland, 468-2791 n closed: Sun., mon.; meals: l, d; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n tv n There are upscale Mediterranean dishes on the menu, but casual diners can also feast on mozzarella sticks or pork chops. $$

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AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

Cara Mia’s

Ramunto’s Sicilian Pizza

50 Strongs Ave., Rutland, 747-9001 n Meals: L, D n delivery, veggiefriendly n Pies might be the specialty here, but grinders, pastas and baked dishes dot the menu, too. $

102 Strongs Ave., Rutland, 747-9980 n Meals: L, D n delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n This Sicilian pizzeria fires up a lot of Garlic-Knot Pizza, named for its garlic-andParmesan dough. Pies are handtossed in front of you. $

The Garlic 1724 Killington Rd., Killington, 422-5055 n Meal: D; full bar n vegan-friendly n tv n Linguine with puttanesca sauce — chunks of tomato, capers and olives — is a signature dish. The bar draws an over-30 crowd for ’tinis and tapas. $$$

The Palms Restaurant 36 Strongs Ave., Rutland, 773-2367 n closed: Sun.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veganfriendly n tv n This comfy eatery has been a Rutland-area tradition since 1933. Try the Neapolitan pizza or the nightly gourmet specials. $$

Poultney House of Pizza

Sal’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria 148 West St., Rutland, 775-3360 n closed: Mon.; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, veggie-friendly n The specialties at this old-school Italian restaurant include shrimp and scallops in a spicy red clam sauce, served over linguine. Lunch Wednesday to Friday. $$

Ted’s Pizza Shop 91 State St., Rutland, 773-6368 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: L, D n This Rutland landmark is known for its unbeatable prices. Try the spaghetti with meatballs. $

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

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Three Tomatoes Trattoria 88 Merchants Row, Rutland, 747-7747 n Meal: D; full bar n veggie-friendly n Locals gather at this rustic Italian eatery to watch thin-crust pizzas, baked pastas and roasted meats emerge from the wood-fired oven. $$

South of the Border Mexican Ana’s Empanadas 54 Strongs Ave., Rutland, 775-1988 n closed: Sat. Sun.; Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n This bakeshop uses no hydrogenated fats or oils in its empanadas. All the savory turnovers, including the popular Buenos Aires Beef, are made with locally raised meats. $

245 Main St., Poultney, 287-9439 n closed: Mon.; Meals: L, D n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The hot-wing and barbecue-chicken pies are popular at this fast, friendly pizzeria. $

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Discover why people all over the Northeast make Table 24 in downtown Rutland a dining destination. Featuring a seasonal artisan menu with inspired versions of your favorite American comfort foods. Chef/Owner Stephen Sawyer prepares selected specialties on a wood-fired grill and rotisserie to create flavors unique to this region.

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Innovative American Cuisine

Handmade nougat and canelés fill the display case. The wood-fired oven turns out crusty baguettes. Even the small Vermont city that hosts this unique bakery-café has a Gallic name. The Vergennes Laundry is already so French, there’s no need to shout it from the rooftops. Days start à la française at 7 a.m. with croissants and coffee — the latter made either slow-drip style or using a manual Chemex coffeemaker. The Laundry’s hot chocolate is steamed milk poured slowly over three homemade, soon-to-be-melted crème fraîche truffles. Those who dally long enough — or arrive later — can choose from a wide range of rustic French-style pastries. Plump morning buns are far more intéressant than your standard cinnamon roll. Instead of saccharine frosting, the tender pastry is rolled in sugar crystals and citrus zest.

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The gougères would please even a gauloise Goldilocks; neither too crisp nor too mushy, they’re just right. And there’s a locavore element: Rather than Gruyère or another Alpine cheese, the fluffy choux pastry holds Vermont’s Grafton Village Cheese cheddar. Other Green Mountain ingredients, such as freshpicked sorrel and celeriac, turn up in daily soups and sandwiches. The bakery-café is part Europe, part New World, and that also describes the couple who started it all — in a former laundromat — with money they raised on Kickstarter. Baker Julianne Jones came to Vermont to attend Middlebury College and met French expat and now-husband Didier Murat. “Ironically, the Frenchman isn’t the baker,” Jones told Food & Wine magazine in a glowing story about the place. But Jones owes at least some of her culinary skills to a three-month apprenticeship with Westford-based French baker Gérard Rubaud — who, like Jones and Murat, proves every day how well Vermont terroir and French recipes go together. alice levitt

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the beauty of simplicity hether celebrating a wedding on our countr yside proper ty, enjoying a three-course meal in one of our four dining rooms, or dropping by for a quick bite at the bar, the beauty of simplicity is our focus.

Inn, Dining & Events

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AmericAn Diners A&W Drive-In 1557 Route 7, Middlebury, 388-2876 n Meals: L, D n cash/check only, outdoor seating, seasonal, veggiefriendly n At the last car-hop-assisted A&W stand in New England, try rootbeer floats, cheeseburgers, hand-cut French fries and cheese curds. Open May to October. $

Rosie’s Restaurant 886 Route 7, Middlebury, 388-7052 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Families flock to this diner for big breakfasts, as well as pulled-turkey platters, fish-andchips, and monkey bread. $

Steve’s Park Diner 66 Merchants Row, Middlebury, 388-3297 n Meals: B, L n You can get breakfast all day at this downtown diner where everybody seems to know each other. $

Gastropubs The Red Mill at Basin Harbor Club 4800 Basin harbor Rd., Vergennes, 475-2317 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n dance floor, live music, tv n This 19th-century former sawmill hosts a seasonal restaurant with gastropub fare. Kids choose from their own extensive menu. $$

Shoreham Inn 51 inn Rd., Shoreham, 897-5081 n closed: Tues., Wed.; Meal: D; full bar n lodging, veggie-friendly n live music n This restaurant, in a 200-year-old inn, has the feel of a British pub. Try the beef-andGuinness stew. $$

new american Almost Home 28 North St., Bristol, 453-5775 n Meals: B, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n The country store and market offers take-home meals, salads, soups and pastries. There’s also an espresso bar and a selection of wines and beer. $

Antidote 35c Green St., Vergennes, 877-2555 n closed: Sun., Mon; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n dance floor, live music, tv n The eclectic fare at this speakeasy is super-local — as in, from pigs raised by the chef. Pair it all with a local brew or specialty cocktail. $$

Black Sheep Bistro 253 Main St., Vergennes, 877-9991 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n All entrées are $19 and come with either a crispy cone of frites or garlicky mashed potatoes. Enjoy al-fresco dining on the patio in summer. $$$

The Bobcat Café & Brewery

AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

Mary’s Restaurant at The Inn at Baldwin Creek 1868 Route 116, Bristol, 453-2432 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: B, D; full bar n farm, lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Chef-owner Doug Mack cooks out of a 200-year-old farmhouse with a huge kitchen garden. His garlic soup is renowned. Brunch on Sunday. $$$

Morgan’s Tavern at the Middlebury Inn 14 court Sq., Middlebury, 388-4961 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Dine on classic New England cuisine prepared with fresh ingredients. Afternoon tea served daily. $$$

Park Squeeze

5 Main St., Bristol, 453-3311 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n This café dishes out contemporary, farm-fresh comfort food. Wash it down with one of a dozen housebrewed beers. $$

161 Main St., Vergennes, 877-9962 n Meals: L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This neighborhood restaurant is hipper than most with brick walls and metal sculptures, as well as rosemary-lamb meat loaf, adobo-pork turnovers and flatbreads. $$

Grapevine Grille

Starry Night Café

610 Route 7, Middlebury, 382-8646 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Pick up a rib-eye steak, prepared to order, at this “unique sandwitchery” and take-out place. Unusual wines are a specialty, too. $$

Jessica’s at Swift House Inn 25 Stewart Lane, Middlebury, 3889925 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veganfriendly n The seasonal menu at this 200-year-old mansion features local foods and creative desserts. $$$

The Lobby 7 Bakery Lane, Middlebury, 989-7463 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n tv n In the heart of downtown Middlebury overlooking Otter Creek, choose from an eclectic mix of burgers served on unique buns. $$

The Main Dining Room at the Basin Harbor Club 4800 Basin harbor Rd., Vergennes, 475-2311 n Meal: D; full bar n glutenfree opts., lodging, reserv. rec., seasonal, vegan-friendly n dance floor, live music n Seasonal dinners with stunning lake views from June to October. Coats and ties are required in July and August. Dancing every Friday night. $$$$

5371 Route 7, Ferrisburgh, 877-6316 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n The handcrafted décor is as distinctive as the dining at this intimate café overlooking a pond. The chef uses local ingredients to craft creative interpretations of international dishes. $$$

Storm Café 3 Mill St., Middlebury, 388-1063 n closed Mon; Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly This unique café is housed in a 19thcentury mill building on the banks of Otter Creek. In summer, dine on the deck. $$$

Sweet Marie’s 1 Washington St., Middlebury, 3882166 n closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs; Meal: D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Johnson-&-Walestrained Chef Sama Hayyat features homegrown ingredients on his Middle Eastern- and Italian-inflected menu. $$

Waybury Inn 457 E. Main St., East Middlebury, 388-4015 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veganfriendly n Once the setting for “The Bob Newhart Show,” this charming New England inn has a popular pub and traditional dining room. Lunch in summer. $$

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snack bar/cart Village Creeme Stand 41 West St., Bristol, 453-6034 n Meals: L, D n cash/check only, outdoor seating, seasonal, veggiefriendly n You get a mountain view from picnic tables at this summer fast-food joint known for its generous portions of ice cream. $

soup ’n’ sanDwich 3 Squares Café 221 Main St., Vergennes, 877-2772 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n This eatery offers coffee drinks, homemade bean-to-bar chocolate and “creative-casual” food during all three mealtimes. Weekend eggs Benedict specials. $

Middlebury Bagel & Delicatessen 11 Washington St., Middlebury, 3880859 n Meals: B, L n cash/check only, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly Everything here is made from scratch, including doughnuts. Try a bagel-egg-sausage concoction called the J.J. Bagelegger. $

Noonie Deli 137 Maple St., Middlebury, 3880014 n Meals: B, L, D n delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The Addison Eagle singled this place out for “the best and biggest sandwich in town.” The homemade bread is legendary. $

steakhouse/ seafooD Fire & Ice Restaurant 26 Seymour St., Middlebury, 388-7166 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., salad bar, vegan-friendly n tv n This steakhouse has historic décor and a huge salad bar. Kids can relax in a separate room with movies and books. Lunch Friday to Sunday. $$$

traDitional Green Peppers Restaurant 10 Washington St., Middlebury, 388-3164 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n This family-run restaurant has been dishing out salads, grinders, soups, pastas and fresh-baked pizzas since 1982. $

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A Vermont Icon. STEAK • SEAFOOD • STYLE Great kids menu — ask about the Children’s Theater. Enjoy our bountiful salad bar! 26 Seymour Street • Middlebury 802.388.7166 • fireandicerestaurant.com

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Mister Up’s Restaurant 25 Bakery Lane, Middlebury, 3886724 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, salad bar, veggie-friendly n dig into Thumbs and toes — aka boneless chicken wings — or dirty Steak. dine in the bar or on the porch overlooking otter Creek. $$

Snaps Café 24 Main St., Bristol, 453-2525 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n veggiefriendly n Breakfast is served until 2 p.m. try the eggs Benedict or homemade corned-beef hash; later in the day, order a burger. $

Two Brothers Lounge & Stage 86 Main St., Middlebury, 388-0002 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n dance floor, live music, pub quiz/trivia, tv n The upstairs tavern provides the food for this casual eatery and rental venue. There’s live entertainment most nights. $

86 Main St., Middlebury, 388-0002 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n tv n The upscale comfort-food ingredients here are sourced from more than 15 Vermont farms. an extensive draught beer selection features 17 rotating local and imported brews. $$

AsiAn Chinese Magic Wok 1499 Route 7, Middlebury, 388-0339 n Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly n all the Chinese and Thai favorites are here. try the roti canai, a Malaysian crêpe. There are Hong Kong- and Singapore-style classics, too. $

Wokky’s Chinese 17 Main St., Bristol, 453-4888 n Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly n There’s no MSG in the kitchen at this casual Chinese spot, but there is Mongolian beef and chicken curry. $

AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

indian Taste of India 1 Bakery Lane, Middlebury, 388-4856 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n veganfriendly n The only indian restaurant in town overlooks otter Creek. try the vegetarian or nonvegetarian thali. Buffet on Sunday. $$

Thai Sabai Sabai Thai Cuisine 22 Merchants Row, Middlebury, 989-7376 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly This upscale Thai spot also serves sushi. try the khao soi — egg noodles and mustard greens in chile-spiced coconut broth. $$

BAkeries Bristol Bakery & Café 16 Main St., Bristol, 453-3280 n Meals: B, L; beer & wine n glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n This bustling eatery serves baked goods, homemade soups, sandwiches and salads. $

� Espresso Bar � Fresh-Baked Good s & Pastries � Locally Roasted Co ffee

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Otter Creek Bakery 14 College St., Middlebury, 388-3371 n Meals: B, L n outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n You can eat in or take out everything from hors d’oeuvres, soups and salads to full meals and baked goods, all made on-site. $

H Vergennes Laundry (see pg. 52) 247 Main St., Vergennes, 870-7157 Closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: B, L n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n at this pâtisserie, indulge in hot croissants, gougères and pastries, as well as sandwiches on fresh-baked bread. daily breakfast and lunch specials. $ n

Vermont Cookie Love 6915 Route 7, North Ferrisburg, 425-8181 n Closed: Sun., Mon. n veggie-friendly n Swing by for a freshly baked cookie, such as the decadent mocha-chocolate-chip addicted to love. Creemees in summer. $

� Unique Local Prod ucts � Seasonal Outdoor Seating � Catering Available

Casual & Creative three meals everyday

Open 7 Days a Week • 221 Main St.,Vergennes • 802.877.2772 www.3squarescafe.com

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Welcome to The Lobby — a fun, new restaurant & bar on Bakery Lane in downtown Middlebury, Vt. Serving eclectic local fare from Vt. artisans, including burgers and many vegetarian options, too. Dinner will be available starting at 5 p.m., and the bar will open at 4:30. Join us! Thank you To all of our local food producers • www.lobbyresTauranTvT.com

AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

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Bars, PuBs & CluBs Bar/Lounge Sparkling Champagne & Wine Bar 56 College St., Middlebury, 9897020 n Closed: Mon., Tues.; beer & wine n outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n at this intimate café-bar, choose your glass (or bottle) of bubbly from a rotating list of Cava, Prosecco and Champagne. Pair it with small plates of chocolates or local cheeses. $

nightcLuB City Limits Nite Club 14 Green St., Vergennes, 877-6919 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; full bar n cash/ check only n dance floor, karaoke, live music, pub quiz/trivia, tv n rock ’n’ roll bands swing by this establishment, but there’s never a cover. The clientele range from barely legal to seniors.

PuB The Big Moose Pub 26 Seymour St., Middlebury, 3887166 n Meals: L, D; full bar n glutenfree opts., salad bar, vegan-friendly n tv n Plenty of pubs tout their burgers and brews, but how many boast a copper bar, balcony seating and an 800-pound stuffed moose? Lunch Friday to sunday. $

Coffee/Tea Carol’s Hungry Mind Café 24 Merchants Row, Middlebury, 388-0101 n Meals: B, L n veggiefriendly n There’s more to this coffee shop than java: Try the muffins, pastries and desserts, along with a monthly open mic. The owner recommends the panini, and hamand-egg bagels. $

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

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Stone Leaf Teahouse

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111 Maple St., Middlebury, 458-0460 n Closed: Sun., Mon. n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n live music n relax with a pot of oolong or a glass of chilled, cultured tea. For a sweet finale, sample local chocolates. $

11 Main St., Bristol n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n This small-batch artisan ice cream shop focuses on local ingredients. Try a scoop of strawberry-rhubarb sorbet or curried peanut-butter ice cream. $

eCleCTiC 51 Main at the Bridge 51 Main St., Middlebury, 388-8209 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n dance floor, live music, tv n This comfy lounge is not your usual college bar. Patrons mix it up with rousing chess and Jenga matches while snacking on tapas. $$

Daily Chocolate 7 Green St., Vergennes, 877-0087 n Closed: Sun., Mon. n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n Chocolate lovers pick up a daily dose of all-natural, GMO-free bars and truffles at this artisan chocolatier. Popular flavors include black-rum caramels with sea salt. $

euro French Tourterelle 3629 Ethan Allen Hwy., New Haven, 453-6309 n Closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: Bru, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n The owners prepare country-French cuisine with local ingredients and modern twists. Try the signature red-curry bouillabaisse with saffron aioli. sunday is brunch only. $$$

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Where consistently great food, one-of-a-kind atmosphere, friends and family come to meet.

5371 Route 7, N. Ferrisburgh, 1/4 mile south of Dakin Farm • 802.877.6316 • www.starrynightcafe.com

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ItalIan/PIzzerIas American Flatbread Middlebury Hearth 137 Maple St., Middlebury, 388-3300 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music n Feast on wood-fired flatbreads made with local, organic ingredients. Open Sunday in summer. $$

Costello’s Market 2 Maple St., Middlebury, 388-3385 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Choose from more than 60 varieties of wine, fresh fish delivered daily, and Italian imports such as cured meats and desserts. At lunch, pick up a sandwich; dinner brings choices such as pork and papardelle. $

Cubber’s 8 Main St., Bristol, 453-2400 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly Come in for subs or pizzas at this community-oriented restaurant. $

Luigi’s 141 Main St., Vergennes, 877-6873 n Meals: L, D n delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Specialty pizzas and calzones sell well at this family-oriented eatery that has been a local hangout for more than 30 years. $

Nino’s Sicilian Pizza 21 Macintyre Lane, Middlebury, 388-7755 n Meals: L, D n delivery, vegan-friendly n A range of Sicilian and New York-style slices lets diners mix ‘n’ match. Choose from 40 speciality pies, such as the Eight Veg Primavera. $

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MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

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Sama’s Café and Middlebury Market

Markets & Cafés Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op 1 Washington St., Middlebury, 388-7276 n Meals: B, L, D n glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, salad bar, vegan-friendly n This market specializes in sandwiches, wraps, hearty entrées and salad-bar items made with fresh and local ingredients. Fair-trade coffee bar and baked goods, too. $

Mountain Greens Market 25 Mountain View St., Bristol, 453-8538 n Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n Look for a selection of antibiotic-free, local-meat dishes as well as vegan and vegetarian options in this health-food deli. $

Rockydale Pizza 372 Rocky Dale Rd., Bristol, 4534545 n Closed: Tues.; Meal: D; ByoB n delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music n Wednesday is all-you-can-eat night at this pizzeria and sandwich shop. Try the Works — but call for hours. $

54 College St., Middlebury, 3886408 n Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Locals dig this market’s take-out meals, as well as fresh salads, sandwiches, wood-fired pizzas and soft-serve ice cream. Enjoy the the cozy fireplace in winter and the patio in summer. $

south of the Border Mexican Bristol Mexican Market 26 Main St., Bristol, 484-1254 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly This is the place to buy hard-to-find Mexican groceries. Homemade chorizo, mixed beans and grilled chicken are among the taco fillings at the 100-percent gluten-free restaurant. $

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he Bearded Frog Bar and Grill serves inspired and eclectic American fare. Located in Shelburne Village, inside the recently renovated, historic Shelburne Inn. We offer seating on an outdoor patio, an intimate bar and a cozy dining room.

Our bar opens at 4:30 for cocktails. Dinner is served seven nights a week beginning at 5 p.m. We look forward to seeing you soon!

5247 Shelburne Road | Shelburne Village | 985-9877 | thebeardedfrog.com

The Bearded Frog

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40 Bridge Street, Waitsfield, 496-9199, sweetsimones.com In 2008, food critic Mark Bittman ordered the coconut cake at Waitsfield’s Green Cup Café and described it as “stunning, unbelievable” in the New York Times. Three years later, though, the place was gone, claimed by the floodwaters of Tropical Storm Irene. You could say the family of Green Cup Chef Jason Gulisano came to the rescue. His sister Lisa Curtis now operates a bakery, Sweet Simone’s, where her brother once worked. Brother-in-law John Vitko and sister Sarina Gulisano make their own brand of farm-fresh ice cream — called Scout’s Honor — in the same space. By combining sugar-coated forces in a building still owned and occupied by Gulisano’s parents, the siblings have found the proverbial Sweet Spot.

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Curtis mostly bakes special orders, and a lot of them are the famous 10:35 AM coconut cakes, airy as ever Growlers with their buttery white Home Brew Supplies frosting. But there are always Classes Workshops other desserts and pastries available to grab and go or to pair with an espresso or latte. The coconut cupcake is a good choice, of course; so is its foil, made with ultra-dark Valrhona chocolate. The same highend stuff goes into Vitko’s sophisticated chocolate scoops, which he sometimes further enlivens with homemade meringue or chiles grown in his own Vermont garden. In the beginning, the family’s chickens supplied most of the eggs for their ice cream, until Vitko went “mass market,” as he puts it, and started selling in a few spots beyond the Waitsfield Farmers Market. When blueberries are plump, the pair whip them into a batch and sell it alongside the staple salted caramel. Their ice pops combine uncommon flavors such as cilantro and cantaloupe. The mixing magic happens back at 40 Bridge Street. The Gulisano family’s home base also hosts the rustic eatery Peasant, and right next door is Bridge Street Butchery, specializing in homemade sandwiches and high-quality fish and meat. The old Green Cup may be gone, but its former location is filled with the kind of food enterprises that make Vermont unique. Expect the New York Times to keep raving about them. ALICE LEVITT

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BarBecue/ Soul Food The Cider House Barbecue and Pub 1675 route 2, waterbury, 244-8400 n Closed: mon., tues.; meal: d; full bar n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n live music, tv n Sit in old church pews or comfy booths while you sample Caribbean dishes and Southernstyle barbecue. Locals flock to the weekend piano bar. $$

2849 mill brook rd., waitsfield, 496-3310 n meal: d; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Inside this renovated farmhouse, find craft beers and modern pub food such as artisan grilled-cheese sandwiches and local-beef burgers. A game room keeps the après-ski crowd entertained. $$

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Localfolk Smokehouse 9 route 17, waitsfield, 496-5623 Closed: Sun., mon.; meal: d; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music, tv n This casual spot specializes in hickorysmoked barbecue, but you can also get Tex-Mex, burgers and other pub fare — as well as 25 beers on tap. Live music most weekends. $$ n

3 S. main St., waterbury, 244-8973 n meals: l, d, lN; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music, pub quiz/trivia, tv n This lively restaurant has a pub atmosphere that pairs well with its homemade and local fare. $$

The Common Man

The Huntington House

3209 German Flats rd., warren, 583-2800 n Closed: Sun., mon.; meal: d; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Located in a 19th-century barn, this restaurant serves fresh, local, made-fromscratch New England cuisine in a romantic, baroque setting. $$$

19 Huntington Pl., rochester, 7679140 n Closed: tues.; meal: d; full bar n lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Wild-caught fish and local filet mignon highlight the white-tablecloth menu at this historic inn. Craft beers and pub fare are served in an adjacent barn. $$

Hen of the Wood

Hyde Away Inn and Restaurant

92 Stowe St., waterbury, 244-7300 n Closed: Sun., mon.; meal: d; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music n Candles and a changing seasonal menu give this restaurant a fine-dining feel, but its old-mill setting is rustic. Serving ultralocal meats, greens and cheeses has earned the chef-owner six James Beard Award nominations. $$$$

Hostel Tevere 203 Powderhound rd., warren, 4969222 n Closed: mon; meals: bru, d; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music, tv n This hip hostel serves eclectic fare such as fresh pastas and smoked local meats. Dinner Tuesday to Saturday. Brunch Sunday. $$

1428 millbrook rd./route 17, waitsfield, 496-2322 n meals: d, lN; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tv n This family-friendly Mad River Valley inn serves creative American comfort food made with locavore ingredients. $$

Michael’s on the Hill 4182 route 100, waterbury Center, 244-7476 n Closed: tues.; meal: d; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n This romantic, farm-to-table fine-dining restaurant has European roots. The Swiss-trained chef-owner presents ever-changing Vermont ingredients in elegant dishes. $$$$$

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275 Main St., Warren, 496-6350 n Closed: Tues.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly This elegant inn offers a few dinner options: upscale, seasonal fare in 275 Main; small plates in the firelit Tracks pub; and a private tasting menu in the wine cellar. $$$$

179 Guptil Rd., Waterbury Center, 244-7855 n Closed: Mon.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n tv n The menu changes seasonally in this converted 1940s-style Vermont barn, but the sesame-crusted tuna steak is a constant. $$$

Prohibition Pig 23 S. Main St., Waterbury, 244-4120 n Meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Locals flock here for the barbecue and “proper” cocktails, as well as one of the largest craft beer selections in New England. $$

School Street Bistro 13 School St., Rochester, 767-3126 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n live music n The eclectic, often glutenfree specials at this cozy bistro might include panelles with fried-chick-pea polenta or grilled Thai beef skewers. The menu changes with the seasons. $

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Timbers Restaurant 102 Forest Dr., Lincoln Peak Village, Warren, 583-6800 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n tv n Located in a round barn at the foot of the Green Mountains, this Sugarbush Resort eatery features steaks and local ingredients. Outdoor attire welcomed. $$$$

Snack barS/cartS Juni’s Take Out 2653 Waterbury-Stowe Rd., Cabot Annex, Waterbury, 882-8016 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly This drive-through and take-out counter takes hot dogs and sliders to another level. Try the banh mi dog —

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Maynard’s Snack Bar 150 Route 100B, Moretown, 4963614 n Closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: L, D n cash/check only, outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly This tiny snack bar serves juicy burgers and Coney dogs. The maple creemees are made with syrup from just down the road. Open May to Labor Day. $

Village Country Creemee 509 Village Sq., Waitsfield, 4966003 n Meals: L, D n cash/check only, outdoor seating, seasonal, veggiefriendly n Chimichangas and grilled tacos at a snack bar? Yup, as well as year-round creemees, classic burgers and fries. Open weekends in winter. $

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Paradise Deli and Market 2367 Sugarbush Access Rd., Sugarbush Valley, 583-2757 n Meals: B, L, D n outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n This small grocery and deli specializes in Philly cheesesteaks. $

Park Row Café 7 Park Row, Waterbury, 244-5111 n Closed: Sun; Meals: B, L n delivery, veggie-friendly n Famous for its homemade bread, soups, overstuffed sandwiches and huge cookies. $

The Warren Store 284 Main St., Warren, 496-3864 n Meals: B, Bru, L; beer & wine n glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n This is a bakery, wine shop and deli under one roof. Try a creative sandwich or housemade soup — or pick up hard-to-find local brews such as Lawson’s Finest Liquids. $

Soup ’n’ Sandwich Hogan’s Pub 1091 Golf Course Rd., Warren, 583-6723 n Meal: L; full bar n outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly n Serving classic American sandwiches, grass-fed burgers and après-golf fare in season. The outdoor deck and bar have a spectacular view. $

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76 S. Main St., Waterbury, 244-1968 n Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly n The spring rolls sell well, as does the General tso’s chicken. trying to slim down? sample the “diet” steamed vegetables. $

961c Route 2, Middlesex, 229-2090 n Meals: D, LN; beer & wine n glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n dance floor, live music n open daily for chocolate, this “cozy den of temptation” stays open late on Thursday to saturday nights for bacon and chocolate fondue. $

1 Rotarian Pl., Waterbury, 882-2700 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music n There’s an extensive coffee and tea menu at this café in a refurbished train station. You can find pies and cookies plus daily salads and sandwiches. $

Big Picture Theater and Café 48 carroll Rd., Waitsfield, 496-8994 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n dance floor, live music n relax in the café with some tapas and a drink — or bring them into the theater with you. specialties include maple doughnuts, homemade bread and huevos rancheros. live music and events weekly. $$

The Elusive Moose Pub & Eatery 6163 Main St., Waitsfield, 496-6444 n closed: Mon.; Meals: B, L, D n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n This inviting spot has a split personality: café by day and pub by night. either way, the fare is comfort food with a twist. $$

The Grill at the Sugarbush Inn 1840 Sugarbush Access Rd., Warren, 583-6311 n closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed.; Meal: D; full bar n lodging, seasonal, veggie-friendly n satisfying american eats and three local brews on tap. nightly pizzetta, pasta and seafood specials. open winter only. $$

Juniper’s Fare Café 23 commercial Dr., Waterbury, 244-5504 n closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; Meals: B, L; beer & wine n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n a local church runs this café, using produce from its greenhouse. on sunday, a brunch buffet replaces breakfast. $

Maxi’s Restaurant 47 N. Main St., Waterbury, 244-0910 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n This eatery serves homestyle fare such as pastas, meat loaf and smokedGouda mac-and-cheese. Breakfast all day, including five different kinds of eggs Benedict. dinner wednesday to sunday. $$

AsiAn Chinese China Fun 5081 Main St., Waitsfield, 496-7889 n Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly n egg rolls and moo shu to go? This small, informal restaurant serves traditional chinese american food for takeout only . $

BAkeries KC’s Bagel Café 17-19 Stowe St., Waterbury, 244-1740 n Meals: B, L n cash/check only, veggie-friendly n at the only bagel place in town, most customers opt for classic new York-style bagel sandwiches with cream cheese. $

Mix Cupcakerie & Kitchen 5101 Main St., Waitsfield, 349-7803 n closed: Mon., Tues.; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Gourmet cupcakes rule here, but there are also bagels, bialys, fresh soups, and sandwiches layered with local meat and produce. $

Red Hen Bakery & Café 961B Route 2, Montpelier, 223-5200 n Meals: B, L n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music n watch the bakers work while snacking on croissants or browsing local cheese and wine. sandwiches and soups are made in-house. $

H The Sweet Spot (see pg. 62) 40 Bridge St., Waitsfield, 496-9199 n closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n two dessert purveyors are under one roof here. sweet simone’s is a full-scale bakery serving espresso, cakes and macaroons, while scout’s honor creates ice creams made from farm-fresh ingredients. $

BArs, PuBs & CluBs Bars/lounges Blackback Pub & The Mad Taco 1 Stowe St., Waterbury, 244-4998 or 244-0123 for Mad Taco n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n tv n serving “the best beer in the world,” hill Farmstead beers and delirium tremens among them. pair them with daily Mexican food specials. $

PuBs Akes’ Den 5351 Main St., Waitsfield, 496-9000 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n tv n after skiing, biking or hiking, stop by for a den burger or an entrée made with local meat. The large-screen tVs have all the sports packages. $$$

Castlerock Pub at Sugarbush 1840 Sugarbush Access Rd., Lincoln Peak Village, Warren, 583-6311 n Meal: L; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, seasonal, vegan-friendly n live music, tv n at sugarbush resort’s base-lodge pub, warm up with a burger, hot sandwich, soup or even goulash. The outdoor patio is heated, too. $

The Reservoir Restaurant & Tap Room 1 S. Main St., Waterbury, 244-7827 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music, tv n locally-sourced noshes range from fried local chicken to the truck driver, a blue-cheese-stuffed burger topped with a fried egg. choose from 38 beers on tap. lunch on weekends only. $

Slide Brook Lodge & Tavern 3180 German Flats Rd., Warren, 5832202 n closed: Tues., Wed.; Meals: D, LN; full bar n lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n dance floor, live music, tv n choose from a selection of wine, spirits and six beers on tap while sitting at the mahogany, art-deco bar. $

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Three Mountain Café 107 Mad River Green, Waitsfield, 496-5470 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n The original café-outlet for Green Mountain coffee serves soups, panini, and fresh pastries such as éclairs and maple scones. $

eCleCTiC VegeTarian MINT Restaurant and Tea Lounge 4403 Main St., Waitsfield, 496-5514 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meal: D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n everything is homemade at this vegetarian oasis. The menu rotates regularly, and 50 loose-leaf teas attract a following. $$

euro FrenCh Cafe Provence on Blush Hill 45 Blush hill Rd. Waterbury, 244-7822 n Meals: Bru, D; full bar n banquet room, gluten-free options, reservations rec., veggie-friendly n chef robert Barral’s French fare includes ricotta cavatelli and steak au poivre. You can also go casual with a thin-crust pizza or grass-fed burger. $$$

Chez Henri Restaurant and Bistrot 80 Sugarbush Village, Warren, 583-2600 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., seasonal, vegan-friendly n This candlelit bistro has been a sugarbush mainstay since 1963. ski in for some fondue, foie gras or caviar. $$$$

Brave Coffee & Tea 2657 Route 100, Waterbury center n veggie-friendly n house-roasted beans are the building blocks for coffees and espresso drinks at this take-out spot. tea drinkers find a range of green, black, white and herbal teas. $

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ItalIan/PIzzerIas American Flatbread 46 lareau rd., waitsfield, 496-8856 n Closed: mon., tues., wed.; meal: d; beer & wine n farm, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n live music n Wood-fired pizzas with a conscience. The emphasis is on organic and local ingredients. There’s usually a line, but it’s worth the wait. $$

The Blue Stone Pizzeria & Tavern 15 Stowe St., waterbury, 882-8185 n meals: l, d; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n tv n This hand-tossed pizza bar and grill specializes in house-braised meats and other ingredients. $

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675 millbrook rd., waitsfield, 496-6265 n Closed: tues.; meal: d; beer & wine n delivery, veggiefriendly n Try the signature pesto pizza or the barbecue pie at this family-friendly Italian restaurant. Ask for super-thin Bayonne pie, which isn’t on the menu. $

1024 route 100, waterbury, 560-4088 n meals: l, d n delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n tv n The Tsimis family has been in the pizza biz for more than 30 years. It shows in their handcrafted pies. $

Jimmz Pizza 70 mcNeil rd., waterbury Center, 244-7911 n meals: l, d; beer & wine n delivery, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n owner James roy serves hand-tossed New York-style pizzas with pesto, tomato, Alfredo and oliveoil bases, as well as stromboli. $

Peasant 40 bridge St., waitsfield, 496-6856 n Closed: tues., wed.; meal: d; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n tv n This rustic restaurant serves Italian and French comfort food, including braised meats and pasta dishes. Check out the carefully curated wine list. $$$

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2 butler St., waterbury, 244-5650 n meals: l, d; beer & wine n delivery, veggie-friendly n This family pizzeria dishes out a range of pies as well as generously sized Italian dinners, toasted grinders and fresh salads. $

Aztlan Foods 40 Foundry St., #5, waterbury, 244-5570 n Closed: Sun., mon., Sat.; meal: l n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly Head through the red doors for authentic Mexican food prepared by a Chihuahua native and NeCI grad. Soft tacos in corn tortillas are popular, as are chicken chile rellenos. $

Markets & Cafés Cork Wine Bar & Market 1 Stowe St., waterbury, 882-8221 n meals: l, d; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n live music n Pick up some wine or local cheese in the market, or order a glass from the ever-changing list. Cheese plates and light fare round out the menu. $

The Mad Taco 2 village Sq., waitsfield, 496-3832 n meals: l, d; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n This casual eatery specializes in Mexican dishes made with local, farm-fresh ingredients. $

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AmericAn Diner Common Café 12 Depot Sq., Northfield, 485-4011 n Meals: B, L n veggie-friendly n look for the classics — eggs, hamburgers, biscuits and gravy — as well as weekend specials such as crabmeat omelettes. Breakfast till 3 p.m. on weekdays. $

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47 N. Main St., Barre, 476-2121 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n live music, tv n twenty-eight taps attract guests to this gastropub, as do hearty dishes such as short-rib poutine and barbecue braised pork shank with bacon-jalapeño mac-and-cheese. $$$

new american Ariel’s Restaurant 29 Stone Rd., Brookfield, 276-3939 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Sophisticated, healthy food reigns at this 16-year-old destination restaurant. Many ingredients from the Brookfield area. Closed november and april. $$$

NECI on Main 118 Main St., Montpelier, 223-3188 n closed: Mon; Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n tv n The new England Culinary institute’s flagship restaurant showcases contemporary farm-to-plate dining. try the tapas menu, featuring small bites from Spain and Morocco. $$$

Salt 207 Barre St., Montpelier, 229-6678 n closed: Mon; Meal: D; ByoB n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n inside this cozy restaurant, it often feels like you’re at a dinner party. The imaginative menu changes often but always includes local meats, cheeses, grains and veggies. Hand-rolled pastas and quirky ice creams are specialties. $$$

Vermont Thrush Restaurant 107 State St., Montpelier, 225-6166 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n lovers of the historic Thrush tavern flock here for craft cocktails, asianinfluenced dishes and the relaxed, welcoming vibe. The patio is the biggest in town. $$

snack bar/cart Dairy Creme 320 State St., Montpelier, 223-5802 n Meals: L, D n outdoor seating, seasonal n The creemee specials change weekly at this local landmark. The brownie sundae is big enough to feed a family, and shakes come in a dozen flavors. open april to october. $

soup ’n’ sanDwich Bag Ladies Express Café at Simply Delicious 56 Depot St., Barre, 479-2233 n closed: Sat., Sun.; Meals: B, L n cash/ check only, delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n ironically, this lunch counter serving “figure-friendly” soups, wraps and salads is located inside a candy store. $

Mama’s Melting Pot 4723 Route 2, East Montpelier, 454-1000 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n run by three young mothers, this comfy eatery offers eclectic, mostly organic food — from gluten-free baked goods to sopa de pollo. $

O’Maddi’s Deli & Café 40 Depot Sq., Suite 1, Northfield, 485-4700 n closed: Sun; Meals: B, Bru, L n delivery, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n This classic deli serves up sandwiches, salads, melts, panini, soups, and hot dishes such as shepherd’s pie and goulash. it has homemade pastries, too. $

Pinky’s 14 State St., Montpelier, 223-1300 n closed: Sun; Meal: L n delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Seventeen special sandwiches and panini are on the menu at this sassy deli and gift shop — or you can build your own. Cards, candy, beer and wine are for sale, too. $

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438 N. Main St., Northfield, 485-8400 n Meals: B, L, D n delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly The food is chef-made at this deli inside a gas station. try the pizzas, house-smoked pulled pork or huge sandwiches with homemade dressings and kimchi. $

1239 Route 302, Barre, 479-9181 n Meals: Bru, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., salad bar, veggie-friendly n tv n The same family has served steak and seafood here since 1972. Catch Marko the Magician on Friday night. $$

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509 S. Barre Rd., Barre, 476-3563 n Meals: B, L, D n outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n tv n What do you get when you visit a deli adjacent to the Vermont Smoke and Cure smokehouse? Bacon! Sample ham and bacon sandwiches on housebaked bread. $

That’s Life Soup 41 Elm St., Montpelier, 223-5333 n closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n cash/check only, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n The chef-owner uses local ingredients to create traditional, global flavors in an artsand-crafts-style dining room. Pho every Friday. $

Uncle Mike’s Deli 8 State St., Montpelier, 229-6788 n closed: Sat., Sun.; Meal: L n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n legislators hit this spot for wraps, French-roll sandwiches, soups and cookies — some of them gluten-free. $

southwestern/ tex-mex Bagitos Bagel & Burrito Café 28 Main St., Montpelier, 229-9212 n Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n live music n This lively café serves coffee, bagels and breakfast burritos in the morning — then assembles nachos, tacos and madeto-order burritos later in the day. $

steakhouses/ seafooD J. Morgan’s Steakhouse 100 State St., Montpelier, 223-5222 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar n all-you-can-eat, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n tv n This lively steakhouse in the Capitol Plaza Hotel caters to both meat and seafood lovers. Kids and adults alike love the model trains that chug their way around the dining room. $$$

Behind the Scenes Café 2374 Route 14, Williamstown, 433-6718 n closed: Sun.; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n This down-home pub is famous for its sizzling Philly cheesesteaks. $$

Coffee Corner 83 Main St., Montpelier, 229-9060 n Meals: B, Bru, L n vegan-friendly n at breakfast, try the Eggs o’Bryan with homemade corned-beef hash. lunch specials might include sausage and gravy. a separate grill is used for vegetarian dishes. $

Downstreet Eats 3075 Main St., cabot, 563-2048 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: Bru, D; ByoB n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n ingredients from nearby farms find their way into comfort-food specialties from Vermont, Korea and anywhere else that strikes owner Elena Gustavson’s fancy. $$

Ladder 1 Grill 8 S. Main St., Barre, 883-2000 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music n The motto at this historic firehouse is “Where heroes are made.” Everything from pizza to steaks is named after Vermont firefighters. $

Maple Valley Café & Gift Shop 8195 Route 2, plainfield, 454-8626 n closed Tues., Wed.; Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly n This café and gift shop has smoothies, homemade breads and baked goods, breakfast sandwiches, and fruittopped waffles. $

Soup N Greens 325 N. Main St., Barre, 479-9862 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n salad bar, vegan-friendly n a family-style restaurant with a full menu and salad bar. The chicken cacciatore is quite popular. $

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Suzanna’s Restaurant 3470 airport rd., montpelier, 229-6164 n meals: b, l, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n This restaurant offers comfort-food favorites such as baked haddock and chicken Parmesan. $$

Sweet Melissa’s 4 langdon St., montpelier, 225-6014 n Closed: Sun., mon.; meals: D, ln; full bar n veggie-friendly n dance floor, live music n There’s live music tuesday to Saturday at this corner bar and eatery, where local brews flow. $$

Three Penny Taproom 108 main St., montpelier, 223-8277 n meals: l, D, ln; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n This downtown bar and eatery tracks down hard-to-find craft brews for its 24 taps. Sip them alongside imaginative fare made with local ingredients. $

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China Star Chinese Restaurant

1873 route 302, montpelier, 223-6611 n meals: b, l, D; full bar n veggie-friendly n opened in 1918, this restaurant and bakery has a menu of old-fashioned comfort food. try some fried perch or a wedge of maplecream pie. $

15 main St., montpelier, 223-0808 n meal: D; byob n Get your chow fun to sit down or take out — this spot serves dinner till 11 p.m. $

asian Chinese Bamboo Gardens 115 S. main St., barre, 476-9400 n Closed: mon; meals: l, D n veggiefriendly n no surprises here — just sweet-and-sour soup and other popular Chinese dishes, such as General tso’s chicken, pupu platter, and sizzling beef or shrimp. $

China Moon Buffet 1400 route 302, barre, 476-8880 n meals: l, D; full bar n all-you-can-eat, veggie-friendly n This brightly lit spot offers lunch for $5.95. try the tung ting shrimp, or graze at the huge dessert bar. $

China Town Restaurant 306 n. main St., barre, 479-1999 n meals: l, D n dishing out boneless spare ribs and Hunan chicken to central Vermont for more than 20 years. $

House of Tang 114 river St., montpelier, 223-6020 n meals: l, D; full bar n all-you-caneat, veggie-friendly n Sample the diamond Head Fantasia and Seven Stars around the Moon, or stick with the famous pepper steak. $

indian Curry & Spice 122 Forest Dr., montpelier, 229-0587 n Closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: l, D n cash/check only, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n at this takeout spot, choose from 68 dishes including chicken tikka masala and mushroom matar — but call a few hours before pickup. $$

Japanese Asiana House 43 State St., montpelier, 225-6180 n Closed: Sun.; meals: l, D n gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n The vegetarian and specialty maki rolls are plentiful at this sushi restaurant inside a former bank. Want it warm? try fried oysters, satay udon or bibimbap. $$

pan-asian Asian Gourmet 276 n. main St., barre, 477-7828 n meals: l, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Barre’s only sushi spot also serves Chinese and Thai dishes, including whole Peking duck and Thai mango prawns. $$

Thai Royal Orchid Restaurant 38 elm St., montpelier, 223-0436 n meals: l, D; beer & wine n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The menu includes Thai classics such as tom kha and massaman curry. no lunch on weekends. $

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Wilaiwan’s Kitchen 34 State St., Montpelier, no phone n Closed: Sat., Sun.; Meal: L n cash/ check only n This popular Thai food cart is now a sit-down café with rotating lunch specials. Try Chiang Mai noodles in yellow coconut curry or yam moo krob — Thai-style crispy pork salad. $

Bakeries

Delicate Decadence Cake Boutique 15 Cottage St., Suite 5, Barre, 4797948 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: B n gluten-free opts n This bakerycafé offers an espresso bar and fresh breakfast pastries, cakes and confections. getting married? order a custom-designed wedding cake. $

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Birchgrove Baking 279 Elm St., Montpelier, 223-0200 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n everything at this eclectic bakery is made from scratch daily, including croissants, cookies and fluffy coconut cake. There’s homemade ice cream, too. $

Bohemian Bakery 1614 E. Hill Rd., Marshfield, 2726428 n Closed: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thurs., Fri., Sat.; cash/check only, veggie-friendly n on sunday, this fine european-style bakery opens to the public. stroll the gardens with an espresso and a pastry made from seasonal ingredients. $

89 Main St., Montpelier, 229-0443 n Closed: Sun.; Meals: B, L n outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n a window into the kitchen at new england Culinary Institute’s european-style café lets you watch pastries, breads and cakes being prepared. $

Rainbow Sweets 1689 Route 2, Marshfield, 426-3531 n Closed: Tues.; Meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine n seasonal, veggie-friendly This popular rural café serves handmade, european-style pastries. There’s pizza on Friday and saturday night. Closed March to May. $

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Bars, PuBs & CluBs Bars/Lounges Charlie O’s 70 Main St., Montpelier, 223-6820 n full bar n cash/check only n dance floor, karaoke, live music, tv n This local hangout has live music every weekend — from jazz, blues and funk to alternative, rockabilly and bluegrass.

Gusto’s 28 Prospect St., Barre, 476-7919 n Closed: Sun; Meals: D, LN; full bar n karaoke, live music, tv n There’s karaoke on Thursday, and bands and DJs shake it up on the weekend. Ping-Pong, pool and horseshoes draw locals, as do the casual fare and an outdoor bar in summer. $

South Side Tavern 107 S. Main St., Barre, 476-3637 n full bar n outdoor seating n dance floor, karaoke, tv n six TVs with sports packages and DJs keep ‘em entertained; light snacks and 10 beers on tap keep ‘em sated.

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Whammy Bar 31 W. County Rd., Calais, 229-4329 n Closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; Meal: D; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music n at this intimate bar inside a general store, locals nosh on pizzas, chili, wings and other pub classics. $

Pubs Green Mountain Tavern 10 Keith Ave., Barre, 522-3482 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; Meal: LN; full bar n cash/check only, outdoor seating n dance floor, karaoke, live music, tv n look for DJs every weekend and live bands once a month at this ownerrun bar. $

The Knotty Shamrock 21 East St., Northfield, 485-4857 n Closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n live music, pub quiz/trivia, tv n The fish-and-chips are popular at this irish pub. Watch for whiskey tastings. $

McGillicuddy’s Irish Pub 14 Langdon St., Montpelier, 223-2721 n Meals: L, D; full bar n veggiefriendly n pub quiz/trivia, tv n Pool tables, nine tVs, 21 burgers and a popular beer-marinated patty recommend this irish pub in the heart of the capital city. $

Mulligan’s Irish Pub 9 Maple Ave., Barre, 479-5545 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n karaoke, live music, pub quiz/trivia, tv n This rustic pub feeds its regulars hearty burgers — and entertains them with 14 tVs and video games. $

The Quarry Grill & Tavern 210 N. Main St., Barre, 479-7002 n Meals: L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tv n The diverse menu here is designed to pair well with Vermont beer. enjoy poutine and “the biggest wings in town” while watching the game on a flat-screen tV. $

AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

Rustic Restaurant and Sports Bar 451 Route 12, Northfield, 485-6363 n Closed: Sun.; Meals: D, LN; full bar n tv n The pub menu at this sports bar is meat and potatoes. try homemade fries, deep-fried scallops or the rustic steak sandwich — on the menu since 1956. $

Coffee/Tea Capitol Grounds Café 27 State St., Montpelier, 223-7800 n Meals: B, L; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n in addition to java, espresso and tea, this coffee-roasting café serves soups, sandwiches, pastries and light fare, often using local ingredients. $

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North Branch Café 41 State St., Montpelier, 552-8105 n Closed: Sun.; Meals: B, L, D, LN; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n coffee doth not flow at this tea-and-wine mecca. The counter serves an array of pastries to complement Harney & sons teas, and 14 wines by the glass complement plates of cheeses, dips and chips. $

Tulsi Tea Room 34 Elm St., Montpelier, 223-0043 n Closed: Mon.; Meal: L n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n live music expect a full selection of teas and herbal blends — both hot and in bulk — as well as sandwiches, curries, dals, scones and cookies. $

Espresso Bueno 248 N. Main St., Barre, 479-0896 n Meals: B, L; beer & wine n outdoor seating n single-origin coffees rule at this comfy café, where pastries are baked daily and the mocha includes chocolate ganache. evening events feature small plates and local beers. $

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EclEctic Kismet 52 State St., Montpelier, 223-8646 n Closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: Bru, D; full bar n cash/check only, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly Find cuisine with a conscience at this downtown resto, where carefully sourced local food is on the menu. anything can be made vegetarian or gluten-free. $$$

The Skinny Pancake

89 Main St., Montpelier, 262-2253 n B, Bru, L, D, beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music n at this locavore crêperie, try the lumberjack, with local ham and Cabot cheddar. salads, soups and espresso round out the menu. $

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

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italian/PizzErias Angeleno’s Pizza 15 Barre St., Montpelier, 229-5721 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n located across from the savoy cinema, this small, laid-back pizzeria is popular with the dinner-and-a-movie crowd. $

Basil’s Pizzeria & Restaurant 20 S. Main St., Barre, 477-5032 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, veggie-friendly n Times Argus readers voted the pizza here the best in central Vermont. You’ll also find Greek dishes such as gyros and baklava. $

Depot Square Pizza 40 Depot Sq., Northfield, 485-5500 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n veggie-friendly n settle in front of the big-screen tV for a game and enjoy pastas, subs, salads or chicken-bacon-ranch pizza. $

241 Quarry Hill Rd., Barre, 479-2129 n Closed: Sun.; Meals: L, D; full bar n salad bar, veggie-friendly n This 50-year-old italian pasta house is a local landmark. try the homemade ravioli. a banquet room accommodates up to 140 people. $$

Mister Z’s Italian Restaurant 379 N. Main St., Barre, 479-3259 n Meals: L, D; full bar n This spot has served burgers, beer and locally made pasta since 1982. The pizzas come in varieties such as z’s Deluxe and italian stallion. $

Montpelier Village Pizza 54 Main St., Montpelier, 229-4333 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n tv n The white pizza wows ’em at this family restaurant. try one on a white, wheat or gluten-free crust. $

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Northfield Village Pizza 165 Route 12, Northfield, 485-4336 n Closed: Mon; Meals: L, D n veggiefriendly n at this neighborhood pizzeria, choose from a lengthy menu of pizzas, subs and calzones — or go for authentic gyros. $

Positive Pie 22 State St., Montpelier, 229-0453 n Meals: L, D; full bar n delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n dance floor, live music, tv n This trattoria has an urban-lounge feel, as well as new York-style, hand-tossed pizzas, italian entrées, local beers and creative martinis. $$

Positive Pie Tap & Grill 65-69 Main St., plainfield, 454-0133 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n The handcrafted, locally sourced fare here includes hand-tossed new York-style pizzas, complemented by a huge craft beer list. settle in for a meal or grab a slice from the express window. $

Sarducci’s Restaurant and Bar 3 Main St., Montpelier, 223-0229 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n a custom-built, wood-burning oven cranks out authentic italian fare such as pizza and salmon cucina. Check out the gluten-free menu. no lunch on sunday. $$

Simply Subs & Pizza 23 Berlin St., Montpelier, 225-6137 n Meals: L, D n delivery, veggiefriendly n Choose from an array of creative pies, subs and pastas at this spacious eatery. There’s homemade gelato, too. $

Simply Subs Pizza 70 N. Main St., Barre, 479-2423 n Meals: L, D n delivery, vegan-friendly This sub shop serves generously sized pizzas, sandwiches and desserts. try the house special — a ham, turkey and bacon combo. $

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The Uncommon Market

848 Route 14, Woodbury, 225-5915 n Closed: Mon.; Meal: D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n karaoke, live music, tv n Owner Maggie zuccardy makes dough and sauce daily, and says of her toppings: “i don’t cut it till you order it.” The pub, in a historic home, serves wines made by zuccardy’s argentine cousins. $

1 School St., Montpelier, 223-7051 n Meals: B, L, D n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This grocery store offers fresh seafood, steaks and allnatural products. Deli sandwiches are made with Boar’s Head meats, and turkey enchiladas are popular. $

Markets & Cafés Hunger Mountain Coop 623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, 223-8000 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, salad bar, vegan-friendly n Choose from a wide selection of locally sourced grab-and-go foods, from soups and salads to grilled sandwiches. eat outside, or enjoy the river view from the café. $

south of the Border Mexican Julio’s Cantina Mexican Cuisine & Margarita Bar 54 State St., Montpelier, 229-9348 n Meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar n veggie-friendly n tv n locals flock to this festive Mexican restaurant. Don’t miss the margaritas made with fresh-squeezed juices. $

The Mad Taco 72 Main St., Montpelier, 225-6038 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n authentic Mexican delights, including tacos and tortas, are made every day with farm-fresh ingredients. Wash them down with a craft brew. $

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Vietnamese restaurants have cropped up all over Chittenden County. African markets, too. But Vermont’s Bosnian contingent still flocks to one village for its favored flavors: Essex Junction. Café Mediterano is the only restaurant in the 802 that serves up a full menu of Mediterranean street food. Most nights, Eastern European customers fill the tables at the casual café, watching Bosnian news or singing competitions on a pair of flat-screen TVs. But Americans also appreciate Barney Crnalic’s home cooking. It includes perfectly crisped slices of gyros meat — lamband-beef loaf on a spit — served in pitas or wraps, on salads, or on platters accompanied by seductively fluffy, buttery rice. Crnalic’s hummus is garlicky; his dolmades are pillowy and tingling with citrus. The falafel, filled with roughly chopped chickpeas, makes for an exceptionally hearty snack. And those are just 4:33 PM the Turkish delights. Bosnian specialties keep diners noshing into the night. A meat pie called burek is lightly spiced beef encased in crackling, buttery phyllo dough. Spinach-andcheese pies come with a crust that recalls the crêpelike tenderness of Hungarian palacsinta or Polish nalesniki. Crnalic finishes them on his panini press, leaving crisp grill marks in the soft dough. But the main attraction at Café Mediterano is ćevapi. Served on a fluffy homemade roll, the juicy beef sausages Crnalic makes from scratch pack a spicy, garlicky wallop. He serves the roll with kajmak, a cross between mild, soft cheese and clotted cream. The result is a Bosnian “cheeseburger” with way more flavor than your average American beef patty. Save room for Crnalic’s homemade baklava. Its cloak of honey is just sweet enough not to overwhelm the nuts and spices within. The dessert didn’t originate in Bosnia, but Mediterano is all about breaking down borders. No matter where you’re from, deliciousness needs no translation.

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AmericAn BarBecue/ Soul Food Rick’s Grill 25 centre Dr., Milton, 893-7425 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n tv n The local brews on tap change weekly at this family restaurant. Accompany them with house-smoked meats, Mexican specialties or seafood. $

dinerS AJ’s Kitchen 10 Railroad Ave., Essex Junction, 288-8182 n Meals: B, L, D n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tv n Burgers are big at this friendly, local diner. Breakfast is served all day, and soups are homemade. $

Sneakers Bistro 28 Main St., Winooski, 655-9081 n Meals: B, Bru, L; full bar n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Locals have frequented this retro café for more than 30 years. The weekend brunch is legendary, and the daily specials are always eclectic. $

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97 Falls Rd., Shelburne, 985-2830 n closed: Mon.; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n At this Adirondack-themed eatery, meat lovers can nosh on lamb lollipops or espresso-crusted pork. Vegetarians choose from hearty salads and pastas. $$$

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164 Porters Point Rd., colchester, 343-6789 n Meals: B, L n veggiefriendly n This diner is intended as a guilty pleasure. Indulge with a gyro omelette for breakfast or meat loaf and burgers for lunch — both meals are served all day. $

The Milton Diner 514 Route 7, Milton, 893-1743 n Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This workingman’s diner serves breakfast all day — or try the fried haddock, baked scallops and weekend specials. There’s also a creemee stand. $

Parkway Diner 1696 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 652-1155 n Meals: B, L n veganfriendly n This Worcester Lunch Car has been parked here since the 1950s. Serving breakfast all day and barbecue seitan and quirky specials for the younger generation. $

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99 Bridge St., Richmond, 434-5949 n closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Chef-Owner Monica Lamay cooks New American cuisine at this unique eatery in a historic building. Try the crab-and-avocado Napoleon with cilantro vinaigrette. $$$

3 Southerberry Dr., Milton, 893-3313 n Meals: B, L, D n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n This family diner has classic hot-turkey and roast-beef sandwiches, but also made-fromscratch Greek and Italian specialties. $

46 highpoint center, colchester, 655-3455 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The Maglaris family has been serving food to Vermonters for nearly 100 years. Look for Greek specialties made from scratch at this historic Blue Line diner. $

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1611 harbor Rd., Shelburne, 9858498 n Meals: B, Bru, D; full bar n farm, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n Most of the meats and veggies come from the farm at this top-rated restaurant-inn. Even the creative cocktails use local products. Open May to October. $$$$

5247 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-9877 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tv n Chef Andrea Cousineau offers eclectic American fare at this upscale bistro. In winter, warm up by the two-sided fireplace in the elegantly appointed dining room. Patio seating available in summer. $$$

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4 Park St., Essex Junction, 316-3883 n closed: Sun., Mon; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Passionate attention to detail defines the food at this locally focused eatery. ChefOwner John Delpha is a barbecue world champion, so look for smoked specialties. $$$

G’s Restaurant 870 Williston Rd., Sheraton hotel, South Burlington, 865-6602 n Meals: B, Bru; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, veggie-friendly n In-theknow locals drop by the Sheraton Hotel’s atrium for the Sunday brunch buffet, featuring omelette and waffle stations, carved meats and desserts. $$

Hinesburgh Public House 10516 Route 116, hinesburg, 4825500 n Meals: Bru, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The menu here is dense with Vermont-grown morsels. Local craft brews and hard cider are on tap, too. $$

1840 W. Main St., Richmond, 434-8686 n closed: Mon; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Chef-owner Steve Atkins has collected a few James Beard nominations for the haute cuisine and bistro dishes he serves inside this historic brick home. The seasonal menu changes often; don’t miss the decadent desserts. $$$

La Villa Bistro & Pizzeria 3762 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-2596 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n This bistro boasts everything from made-to-order pasta dishes to free-range poultry and organic local burgers. No lunch on Sunday. $$

Misery Loves Co. 46 Main St., Winooski, 497-3989 n closed: Sun.; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating n Don’t let this café’s spare looks fool you: The open kitchen dishes out seriously imaginative food, from Chinese-style pork buns to housecured meat and fish. $

Our House Bistro 36 Main St., Winooski, 497-1884 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n The “twisted comfort food” here includes frickles, fish tacos, and mac-and-cheese with add-ons such as lobster and pulled pork. End the meal with a deep-fried PB&J. $$

Pauline’s Café 1834 Shelburne Rd., South Burlington, 862-1081 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n A South Burlington landmark, this café-restaurant serves up Maine crab cakes, rack of lamb, Vermont meats and seasonal specialties. $$$

70 Essex Way, Essex Junction, 764-1413 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n lodging, veggie-friendly n tv n The menu combines reimagined tavern fare with Vermont ingredients, some of which are grown on-site. Pair your meal with a local microbrew, glass of wine or specialty cocktail. $$

Vermont National Country Club 1227 Dorset St., South Burlington, 264-9415 n closed: Mon.; Meals: Bru, L; full bar n delivery, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n You don’t need to play golf to enjoy lunch in the elegant dining room or on the deck. $$$

Wooden Spoon Bistro 1210 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 399-2074 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n tv n This familyowned restaurant serves comfort food at “comfortable” prices. Dishes include long-braised meats and Caribbean-inflected grilled items. $$

Snack Bar/cart Joe’s Snack Bar 45 Route 15, Jericho center, 8993934 n Meals: L, D n cash/check only, seasonal n This snack bar has been serving both hikers and locals since 1950. Hand-cut fries, burgers and creemees are available April to October. $

Soup ’n’ Sandwich Bagel Market 30 Susie Wilson Rd., Essex Junction, 872-2616 n Meals: B, L n glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n The home-roasted coffee goes with any of 25 bagel varieties. For lunch, try a grilled sandwich or wrap. Muffins, brownies, cookies and Danish also fill the case. $

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Bagels Plus 16 Taft corners Shopping center, Williston, 878-3131 n Meals: B, L n veggie-friendly n The bagels, bread, cookies and muffins are baked daily. Specialty bagels include maple wheat and four cheese. $

Belle’s Café 121 connor Way, Maple Tree Place, Williston, 872-2802 n Meals: B, Bru, L n delivery, veggie-friendly n This locally owned artisan café has creative flatbread and sandwich specials, as well as a build-your-own sandwich option. Bread baked fresh every day. $

The Bolton Deli 4302 Bolton Access Rd., Bolton Valley, 434-6817 n Meals: B, L n lodging, seasonal, vegan-friendly n Featuring hot and cold sandwiches — including a mean egg salad — as well as fresh soups and other madefrom-scratch items. Closed for mud season. $

AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery

The Garden of Eatin’ Café

2989 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-3183 n Meals: B, L n veggiefriendly n This eatery offers hot or cold sandwiches on bagels and freshly baked breads. They also serve soups and tossed salads. $

472 Marshall Ave., Williston, 878-1042 n Meal: L n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This lush conservatory doubles as a dining room in winter. When it’s warm out, enjoy a meal on the outdoor patio. The menu changes daily. $

Burlington Bagel Bakery 992 Shelburne Rd., South Burlington, 864-0236 n Meals: B, L n vegan-friendly n Burlington’s original bagel shop cooks up more than 15 types of bagels, including Asiago and roasted red pepper. $

The Chubby Muffin 1200 Airport Dr., South Burlington, 540-0050 n Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n veggie-friendly n You can grab muffins, coffee, salads and locally sourced sandwiches at this counter inside the Burlington International Airport. $

Firebird Café 163 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 316-4265 n Meals: B, L n delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Owner Jake Tran’s California upbringing influences the food at this breakfast-all-day eatery. Try the salmon eggs Benedict with poblano cream sauce. $

Harrington’s of Vermont 5597 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-2000 n Meals: B, L n veggiefriendly n Across the street from the Shelburne Museum, this eatery and specialty-foods store makes killer sandwiches using its own meats and condiments. $

Klinger’s Bread Company 10 Farrell St., South Burlington, 8606322 n Meals: B, L n delivery n At this small, in-bakery café, you can grab a coffee and croissant or order soups, salads and sandwiches for lunch. $

Paisley Hippo Sandwich Shop 22 commerce St., #7, hinesburg, 482-2345 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly n At this funky eatery, order up a Beast made with roast beef, pepperoni and sharp cheddar, or sample a cheesesteak with sweet-potato fries. $

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Sugarsnap at Technology Park 30 community Dr., Suite 9, South Burlington, 861-2718 n closed: Sat., Sun.; Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., seasonal, vegan-friendly n Choose from fresh seasonal salads, sandwiches, homemade soups and take-home dinners. Daily specials. $

Underhill Country Store 1 Pleasant Valley Rd., underhill center, 899-4056 n Meals: B, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Outdoor enthusiasts love this gear shop and restaurant for its pizzas, soups, sandwiches and high-energy snacks. $

Vermont Sandwich Company 5689 Williston Rd., Williston, 878-6963 n Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n This local sandwich shop offers an entirely homemade menu that employs local ingredients. $

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Waf’s West Side Deli 165 E. Allen St., Winooski, 655-0290 n closed: Sat., Sun.; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tv n This deli has a rock-and-roll theme and Vermont brews on tap. pick up Mediterranean and Middle Eastern sandwiches or try a hot steak-and-cheese. $

SouthweStern/ tex-Mex Moe’s Southwest Grill 1150 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 660-4900; 85 Rita Rd., Williston, 879-2005 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n veggie-friendly n tv n You can eat a home wrecker burrito at this fast-casual tex-Mex spot — or take it home. $

SteakhouSeS/ Seafood Guild Tavern 1633 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 497-1207 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n The wood-fired grill here cooks dry-aged steaks and other local meats. don’t miss the exquisite craft cocktails. $$$$

The Lighthouse Restaurant & Lounge 38 Lower Mountain View Dr., colchester, 448-3361 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., salad bar, veggie-friendly n live music, tv n a trip to the 60-item salad bar comes with every entrée at this creative steaks and seafood restaurant. The tuna tartare is excellent. $$$

Ray’s Seafood Market 7 Pinecrest Dr., Essex Junction, 8793611 n Meals: L, D n This lighthousethemed seafood spot offers fried and baked haddock, whole-belly clams, and varied fried fruits de mer. $

Rotisserie Restaurant 1355 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 658-1838 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n tv n try the prime rib at this friendly neighborhood bar and steakhouse. it’s a 40-year-old institution. $$

Texas Roadhouse 225 interstate corporate center, Williston, 288-1110 n Meal: D; full bar n outdoor seating n tv n This casual dining spot has a fun, country vibe to go with its hand-cut steaks and fall-off-the-bone ribs. $

Windjammer Restaurant 1076 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 862-6585 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., salad bar, vegan-friendly n aged beef, hand-cut steaks, prime rib, fresh seafood and a 150-bottle wine list keep ’em coming back. Visit the unique, boat-shaped salad bar that comes with an entrée order. $$$

traditional Ake’s Old Brick Tavern 7921 Williston Rd., Williston, 3164262 n closed: Mon; Meals: Bru, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n chef dan Goetz turns out plates of fresh seafood and pub favorites inside this historic stone tavern out of sight of williston’s box stores. $$

Al’s French Frys 1251 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 862-9203 n Meals: L, D n cash/check only, outdoor seating n Even the hand-cut fries here are a throwback to the ’50s. This spot also sells corn dogs, cheeseburgers and, in season, creemees. $

Archie’s Grill 4109 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-4912 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n The burgers at this environmentally responsible spot are made from laplatte river angus Farm beef. sit outside with fried fish and creemees in summer. $

Bayview Eats 97 Blakely Rd., Suite 5, colchester, 652-2444 n Meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The locally sourced food at this waterfront café includes chicken pot pie and meat loaf. Kids can take advantage of the seasonal creemee window. sunday brunch. $$

Bridge Street Café 30 Bridge St., Richmond, 434-2233 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D; beer & wine n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This family-owned café welcomes all with warm service. check out the philly cheesesteaks, pizzas, wraps and hoppin’ sunday brunch. $

AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

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Camel’s Hump Café at Broadacres Bingo

Harper’s Restaurant at the Holiday Inn

133 Broad Acres Dr., colchester, 860-6032 n closed: Mon; Meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine n seasonal, veggiefriendly n Broadacres Bingo center offers comfort food prepared by lake champlain catering. a snack bar serves creemees all summer. $

1068 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 863-6363 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar n all-you-can-eat, lodging, veggie-friendly n tv n This quiet hideaway is a relaxed, discreet bar and eatery during the week. Brunch on sunday and buffets on major holidays. $$

Charlie’s Rotisserie and Grill

Hoagie Hut

1160 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 862-1211 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n tv n This casual eatery specializes in rotisserie chicken, homemade tenders, baby-back ribs, wings, sandwiches and made-toorder salads. $

164 Porters Point Rd., Bellwood Shopping center, colchester, 8636655 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n cash/check only, veggie-friendly n This old-time fast-food restaurant cooks up a mean — and huge — philly cheesesteak. no dinner on sunday. $

Clover House Pub

34 Park St., Essex Junction, 8767431 n Meals: L, D, LN n delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n specialties at this neighborhood spot include burgers, wings, hot sandwiches and melts. $

42 church Rd., colchester, 860-3631 n Meals: Bru, D; full bar n veggiefriendly n tv n This neighborhood restaurant gets fresh seafood five days a week and also serves hand-cut steaks. Brunch only on sunday. $$

Duke’s Creemees 160 River St. & Route 7, Milton, 3093179 n outdoor seating, seasonal n sick of vanilla and chocolate? This creemee shop across from Milton high school offers more than 100 soft-serve flavors. hard-serve options and shakes are available, too. open april to september. $

Dutch Mill Family Restaurant 4309 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-3568 n Meals: B, L n delivery, outdoor seating, seasonal, veggiefriendly n This homey restaurant is famous for its historic windmill and comfort food. You can get breakfast all day. closed Monday and tuesday in winter. $

Essex Grill 35 Main St., Essex Junction, 662-1501 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly pictures of dogs adorn the walls at this canine-themed eatery. try a specialty burger made with beans, turkey or grass-fed beef. $

Good Times Café 10805 Main St., hinesburg, 4824444 n closed: Mon; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n cash/check only n live music n This diverse café features italian, cajun and american cuisine. look for dinner specials such as homemade seafood ravioli. $

The Hungry Dutchman

Jericho Cafe & Tavern 30 Route 15, Jericho, 899-2223 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar n glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n The comfort food here is made from scratch using locally sourced, seasonal ingredients. check out the bakery case. $$

JP’s Restaurant and Deli 39 River Rd., Essex Junction, 288-8099 n Meals: B, L; full bar n veggie-friendly n choose between two dining rooms — one of which is jungle-themed — and then try the open-faced, hot sandwiches. $

The Lakeview House Restaurant 1710 Shelburne Rd., South Burlington, 865-3900 n closed: Sun; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n tv n This shelburne road restaurant takes a casual approach to elevated comfort food. try the maple-balsamic grilled beef tips or fish-taco platter. $$$

The Old Brick Store 290 Ferry Rd., charlotte, 425-2421 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n This community-supported market offers both conventional and organic products. Grab freshly baked pastries, breakfast sandwiches, pizzas, deli items or espresso. $

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Regal Bistro 2 corporate Dr., Essex Junction, 6553300 n Meal: L n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tv n Dine under a chandelier at this casual eatery inside Regal Gymnastics Academy. The homemade fare ranges from pizzas and panini to healthy salads. Sunday is grab and go only. $

Rozzi’s Lakeshore Tavern & Restaurant 1022 W. Lakeshore Dr., colchester, 863-2342 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n pub quiz/trivia, tv n Catch the game while tucking into the renowned prime rib. There are also 30 burgers, including the two-pound Dozer. Free happy-hour food Wednesday and Friday. Weekend brunch. $

Trader Duke’s 1117 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 660-7523 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar n all-you-can-eat, gluten-free opts., lodging, vegan-friendly n tv n This country-style restaurant is known for homestyle cuisine and a double-sided fieldstone fireplace. Try the lobster roll. Brunch buffet on Sunday. $$

AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

Vermont Sports Grill

Chopstick House II

1705 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 860-2009 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n tv n Fifty-one high-def TVs show sports packages as fans settle in with $3.49 pint specials and a massive dish known as Meatloaf Mountain. $

127 Porters Point Rd., colchester, 862-3600 n Meals: L, D n veggiefriendly n Serving Sichuan, Hunan, Mandarin and Cantonese fare with no MSG. Order a family dinner combo. $

AsiAn Chinese Chef Leu’s House 3761 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 9855258 n closed: Mon.; Meals: L, D; full bar n delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n tv n Specializing in Chinese cuisine, this crowd-pleasing spot also offers a sushi bar, Thai specialties and a cocktail lounge. $$

China Garden 8-10 Main St., Essex Junction, 8798888 n Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly Sweet-and-sour chicken keeps ’em coming at this eatery, as do the combo platters. $

Dragon House 22 commerce St., hinesburg, 482-6888 n Meals: L, D n veggiefriendly You can have lunch early at this Chinese restaurant on the fringes of Chittenden County; it opens at 11 a.m. $

Essex Chinese Restaurant 137 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 8722600 n Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly Authentic Chinese specialties such as salt-and-pepper pork, noodle soup and fried milk are available, along with all the Americanized classics. $

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Grand Buffet (two locations) 1303 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 497-3979; 66 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 879-9669 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n all-you-can-eat, salad bar, veggie-friendly n This buffet restaurant serves a world of dishes, ranging from sushi to pizza to barbecued squid. Kids pay 70¢ per year of age. $ Hong Kong Kitchen 1930 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 862-4622 n Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly n Employees claim they serve “the best General Tso in town.” Sunday is dinner only. $

Jin Chinese Restaurant 135 E. Allen St., Winooski, 861-3338 n Meals: L, D n delivery, veggiefriendly n The spicy Sichuan mala dishes are popular at this take-out spot, but so are classic General Tso and crab Rangoon. $

90 center Rd., Essex Junction, 879-8989 n Meals: L, D n veggiefriendly Curries share menu space with the usual Chinese choices at this take-out spot. $

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Joyce’s Noodle House 5 carmichael St., Essex Junction, 288-9828 n Meals: L, D; full bar n veggie-friendly n This chinese eatery prepares cuisine that can be traced back to the shang Dynasty. Try the mustard greens with smoked tofu. $

Lee’s Chinese Restaurant 360 Dorset St., South Burlington, 657-3218 n Meals: L, D n delivery, veggie-friendly n college meal cards are accepted at this intimate eatery. Try the Mongolian beef or the shrimp with ginger and scallions. sunday is dinner only. $

Lucky Wok Chinese Restaurant 170 Route 7, Midtown Plaza, Milton, 893-0078 n Meals: L, D n veggiefriendly n This small restaurant is known for its speedy service and all the chinese classics. $

Men at Wok 3 Taft corners Shopping center, Williston, 878-2850 n Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly n An open kitchen lets you watch chefs assemble your crab Rangoon or chicken teriyaki. $

North Garden Chinese Restaurant 65 Patchen Rd., South Burlington, 862-0475 n closed: Mon; Meals: L, D n delivery, veggie-friendly n serving all of the chinese classics, from vegetarian hunan bean curd to Kung Pao pork. $

Oriental Wok 21 Essex Way, Essex Junction, 8786688 n Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly come in for the fragrant lemon chicken before a night at the essex cinemas. specials are served with a side of pork fried rice. $

Peking Duck House 79 W. canal St., Winooski, 655-7475 n Meals: L, D; full bar n veggie-friendly This two-story restaurant offers takeout as well as formal dining and a cocktail lounge. The chef recommends the Tsair Tsair Beef, served sizzling with scallops. $$

Silver Palace 1216 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 864-0125 n Meals: L, D; full bar n delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n chinese food with an American twist. Try the orange beef or crispy pork. no lunch on sunday. $$

Yummy Chinese Restaurant 49 heineberg Dr., colchester, 8602828 n Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly n Look for Thai specialties and chinese favorites, plus several lobster dishes and family dinner deals. $

Zen Gardens 7 Fayette Dr., South Burlington, 8628885 n Meals: L, D; full bar n delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly Well-crafted, authentic sichuan, cantonese and Taiwanese cuisine is served in the cavernous dining rooms. Try jellyfish in garlic sauce. $$

Japanese Hana Japanese Restaurant

AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

Naru Asian Cuisine 202 cornerstone Dr., Williston, 878-8868 n Meals: L, D n glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n Try the hot stone Bibimbob — a medley of vegetables, egg and seasoned beef over rice with spicy paste on the side. no lunch on sunday. $

Thai Bangkok Minute Thai Café 2403 Shelburne Rd., Burlington, 497-3288 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Diners can get their pad Thai and curry fix here, plus sip a range of creative martinis. $

Honey Thai Restaurant

150 Dorset St., South Burlington, 448-3525 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly hibachi-style meals are the main attraction here, but the sushi and sashimi are super-fresh. $$

2033 Essex Rd., Williston, 879-0251 n Meals: L, D; ByoB n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n This spacious Thai spot has noodle dishes and curries as well as surf-and-turf specialties with Asian accents. $$

Koto Japanese Steak House

Sukho Thai Restaurant

792 Shelburne Rd., South Burlington, 660-8976 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n tv n The hibachi chefs put on a wild table-side show, but the fresh sushi and sashimi are the main attraction. $$$

21 Essex Way, #210, Essex, 8782788 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: L, D; ByoB n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n ingredients are never frozen at this homestyle Thai restaurant. Look for curries and other basics, as well as dishes rarely seen in the United states. $

Sushido

Tiny Thai Restaurant

19 Taft corners Shopping center, Williston, 288-8052 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n vegan-friendly n sit down for lunch or dinner, or take out packaged bean cakes, sushi and assorted Asian groceries. $

pan-asian Asian Bistro

(two locations) 25 Winooski Falls Way, Winooski, 655-9800; 121 corner Way, Williston, 878-8878 n Meals: L, D; full bar n delivery, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n chefs prepare dishes from china, Thailand, Malaysia and Japan. sample sushi and sashimi, or try one of the chef’s specialties. no lunch on sunday. $$

Dharshan Namaste Asian Deli 212 Main St., Winooski, 654-8000 n Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n nepalese and Vietnamese dishes are all on the menu here. Look for exotic specials on the whiteboard. $

24 Main St., Winooski, 655-4888 n Meals: L, D; ByoB n veggie-friendly n The dishes here — including papaya salad, tom kha, ginger chicken and krapow stir-fry — take their cues from both Thai food carts and family tables. Ask for the authentic Thai menu. $

Vermont Thai Restaurant 216 Route 7, Milton, 891-9254 n closed: Mon; Meals: L, D; ByoB n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Diners can bring a bottle of wine to enjoy with fresh, home-cooked Thai cuisine. The maple duck fuses the chef’s native flavors with those of Vermont. $

VieTnamese Pho Dang Vietnamese Café (two locations) 215 Main St., Winooski, 655-0707; 9 Park St., Essex Junction, 8786699 n Meals: L, D; ByoB n delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n slurp up Vietnamese soup and other noodle and rice dishes. The classic pho tai comes with a plate of flavorful mix-ins. essex Junction location closed on sundays. $

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Bakeries The Bagel Place 1166 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 497-2058 n Meals: B, L n veggie-friendly n Bagel sandwiches are a cut above here. One specialty is the caprese with fresh mozzarella, basil, tomato, prosciutto and balsamic vinaigrette. $

Bayside Bakery & Coffee Bar 824 W. Lakeshore Dr., colchester, 862-3318 n closed: Sun; Meals: B, L n veggie-friendly n For 29 years, locals have come to this waterfront bakery for eggs Benedict and meat-filled omelettes. The bakery case is filled with cookies and cream pies. Pork pies are a seasonal specialty. $

Chef’s Corner Café & Bakery 2121 Essex Rd., Williston, 8785524 n Meals: B, Bru, L; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n This café has european roots and an array of pastries, hot dishes and salads priced by the pound. $

Koval’s Coffee 22 commerce St., hinesburg, 482-5192 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n “We try to do the simple stuff right,” co-owner Gary Koval says of the custom-made sandwiches on fresh bread. soups are homemade, too. $

MLC Bakeshop 25 Winooski Falls Way, Suite 110, Winooski, 497-1337 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n At this bakery — run by the owners of nearby Misery Loves co. — the day starts with doughnuts paired with coffee or tea. Later on, grab croissants, baguettes and dinner breads. $

My Little Cupcake 4 carmichael St., Suite 101, Essex Junction, 872-7676 n closed: Sun., Mon. n vegan-friendly A mural of smiling desserts greets sweets lovers in search of baked goods and coffee. There are always at least 12 types of mini cupcakes, from 80 possible flavors. $

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Come and enjoy the Barkeaters experience! Located in the historic village of Shelburne, Vermont, Barkeaters Restaurant offers a casual dining experience in a cozy Adirondack setting. Relax and enjoy appetizers and drinks on our patio during the warm-weather months or indulge in one of our chef’s delectable entrÊes. We offer a fullscale menu as well as nightly specials.

97 Falls Rd., Shelburne Reservation recommended 985-2830

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On the Rise Bakery 39 Esplanade, Richmond, 434-7787 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n dance floor, live music n enjoy coffee drinks, smoothies, and traditional, vegan or gluten-free sweets at this popular bakery. sunday brunch. $

Quality Bake Shop 91 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 878-3798 n Meals: B, L n cash/check only n This small-counter diner and full-service bakery is famous for its burgers, sandwiches and inexpensive baked goods. cookies start at 64¢. $

Simply Divine Café 426 industrial Ave., #155, White cap Business Park, Williston, 497-0336 n closed: Sat., Sun.; Meals: B, Bru, L n delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n This café offers gourmet sandwiches, soups and daily specials. baked goods and savory quiches are also popular. $

AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

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Superb Cupcakes

Hornet’s Nest

5 Taft corners Shopping center, Williston, 871-5941 n closed: Mon; veggie-friendly n stop into this bakery for filled, regular and mini cupcakes, made from local ingredients. $

12 Railroad Ave., Essex Junction, 363-6938 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n outdoor seating n tv n This neighborhood meeting place caters to essex sports fans. lunch tuesday to sunday. $

West Meadow Farm Bakery

Mule Bar

34 Park St., Essex Junction, 878-1646 n closed: Sun; Meals: B n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n celiac sufferers swing by for glutenfree goodies: Think maple-walnut scones and pumpkin-chocolate-chip muffins. celebrating something? call for a cake. $

Bars, PuBs & CluBs Bars/Lounges B. U. Emporium 164 Porters Point Rd., colchester, 658-4292 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n tv n sliders are a specialty at this family-owned bar. $

38 Main St., Winooski, 399-2020 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n inside this popular hangout, you can wash down seasonal pub dishes with an eclectic array of thoughtfully sourced brews. $$

Murray’s Tavern 4 Lincoln Pl., Essex Junction, 878-4901 n full bar n tv n This classic irish pub features occasional entertainment. $

oak45 45 Main St., Winooski, 448-3740 n Meal: LN; full bar n inside this sleek, candlelit wine bar on the Winooski rotary, at least 15 wines are available by the glass. sip them alongside plates of local cheese. $

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nightcLuBs Backstage Pub 60 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 8785494 n Meal: D; full bar n outdoor seating n dance floor, karaoke, live music, tv n local bands liven up this homey bar. The dinner menu features wings, burgers, prime rib and steaks. $

Higher Ground 1214 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 652-0777 n Meal: D; full bar n veggiefriendly n dance floor, live music n The region’s premier live-music venue showcases local and national musical acts. Pub fare available until 11 p.m. whenever there’s a show. $

The Monkey House 30 Main St., Winooski, 655-4563 n full bar n outdoor seating n dance floor, live music, tv n This music venue features an eclectic blend of acts most nights of the week, as well as 22 rotating local, national and international craft draughts.

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Park Place Tavern 38 Park St., Essex Junction, 878-3015 n karaoke, live music, tv n grab a beer and check out local bands at this laid-back spot.

Pubs ABC Café & Pub 1 Towne Marketplace, Essex Junction, 872-8188 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n veggie-friendly n live music, tv n The fare at this casual pub includes classic burgers and wings, but also pan-fried chinese dumplings and mango salad. no lunch on sunday. $

City Sports Grille 215 Lower Mountain View, colchester, 655-2720 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n dance floor, live music, pub quiz/trivia, tv n There’s more to the spare time bowling alley than knocking down pins. Watch tV or listen to a live band while munching raspberry-chicken salad, wings or nachos. $

Cody’s Irish Pub & Grille 4 carmichael St., Essex Junction, 878-1543 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tv n This place has pool tables, seven tVs and cheeseburgers marinated in guinness — plus it’s close to the movie theater. $

James Moore Tavern 4302 Bolton Access Rd., Bolton Valley, 434-6826 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, seasonal, veggiefriendly n live music, tv n This spot near the ski slopes serves soups, burgers and sandwiches. catch live entertainment on Thursday and saturday night during winter. $$

McGillicuddy’s Irish Ale House 28 Walnut St., Williston, 857-5909 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n veggiefriendly n tv n sports packages draw in diners for corned-beef and cabbage or highland beef burgers. There’s also a 28-tap beer list and a large selection of high-quality whiskeys. $

McKee’s Pub & Grill 19 E. Allen St., Winooski, 655-0048 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tv n This popular hangout — established in 1987 — serves hearty salads, burgers, and steak and chicken dishes. a mélange of eggs benedict is on offer during sunday brunch; when it’s sunny, eat on the patio. $

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Rustic Roots

80 Shelburne Shopping Plaza, Shelburne, 489-5579 n closed: Sun; Meals: L, D; full bar n outdoor seating n karaoke, live music, tv n customers come back week after week for the prime rib on Friday. Karaoke every saturday night. $

150 Dorset St., South Burlington, 863-9464 n Meals: L, D, LN; ByoB n delivery n tv n There are pictures of airplanes on the wall and sports on the tVs. The wings — made with fresh chicken — come in 24 flavors. $

195 Falls Rd., Shelburne, 985-9511 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: B, Bru, L n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly The staff at this intimate eatery smoke and cure meat, create fromscratch condiments, and bake their own breads for a seasonally driven menu. $

On Tap Bar & Grill 4 Park St., Essex Junction, 878-3309 n Meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar n outdoor seating n live music, pub quiz/trivia, tv n There’s never a cover charge at this pub in the lincoln inn. guests can grab an appetizer and one of 28 beers on tap while enjoying live music or trivia tuesday. $

Pearl Street Pub 137 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 8783577 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n tv n This small, quiet neighborhood bar is known for its food. bar classics such as hot dogs and cheesesteaks are on the menu along with sweet-potato fries and fried-broccoli bites. $

The Pour House 1930 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 862-3653 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n veggie-friendly n tv n This sports bar is also a neighborhood pub that draws customers in with $1.50 pints on sunday and Monday. it also has chicken wings, philly cheesesteaks and burgers. $

Spanked Puppy Pub 116 Main St., colchester, 878-6440 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n outdoor seating n tv n Fish is a constant at this local pub; try the seafood bisque at lunch or seafood omelette during weekend brunch. no lunch sunday. $

Tuckaway’s Pub 870 Williston Rd., Sheraton hotel, South Burlington, 865-6620 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n tv n This cozy english pub offers local microbrews on tap, buildyour-own burgers and uVM sports memorabilia on the walls. $$

Upper Deck Pub 1076 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 862-6585 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., salad bar, veggiefriendly n tv n Watch a game on the flat-screen tVs at this family-friendly bar. steaks, seafood and burgers are all good, but specialty cocktails and microbrews are draws, too. $$

Coffee/Tea The Block Gallery & Coffeehouse 1 E. Allen St., Winooski, 373-5150 n Meal: B n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Organic coffee drinks — plus gluten-free and vegan pastries — are on offer at this coffeehouse-art gallery. $

Village Wine and Coffee 5288 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-8922 n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n This european-style café and wine shop features shadegrown, fair-trade, organic espresso, fresh pastries and local, gourmet chocolates. $

eCleCTiC Little Garden Market 86 Ferry Rd., charlotte, 425-5336 n Meals: B, L, D n choose from an array of grocery items, or get a sandwich or entrée to go. in summer, you’ll find fresh produce. $

The Skinny Pancake 1200 Airport Dr., South Burlington n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n This café defies airport-food stereotypes: The crêpe fillings are almost all locally sourced, heady topper is on tap, and craft cocktails are made with local spirits. $

Mediterranean H Café Mediterano (see pg. 82) 17 Park St., Essex Junction, 878-9333 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n veggie-friendly n tv n The bosnianborn owner serves up greek gyros, panini sandwiches, turkish-style kebabs and ćevapi sausages — plus burgers, fries and wraps. try the baklava. $

Istanbul Kebab House 10 Kellogg Rd., Essex Junction, 8575091 n Meals: L, D; full bar n glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n Diners order freshly baked lavash bread to go with a large selection of turkish fare. specialties include kebabs, guveç, casseroles and apple-maple baklava. $$

Mediterranean Mix 1 Towne Marketplace, Susie Wilson Rd., Essex Junction, 878-9299 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meal: D; ByoB n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n two master chefs from bosnia prepare dishes such as Vitelo Vienna and zuppa di pesce. Occasional live music on the weekend. $$

Papa Nick’s Family Restaurant

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10997 Route 116, hinesburg, 4826050 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n veggie-friendly n This family-style restaurant serves up delicacies from america, italy and greece. try the chicken souvlaki or the gyros. $$

Café Shelburne

Toscano Café Bistro

5573 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-3939 n closed: Tues.; Meal: D; ByoB n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Menus change regularly at this restaurant serving French farmhouse cuisine. everything is made from scratch using local ingredients, from bacon to pasta. $$$$

27 Bridge St., Richmond, 434-3148 n closed: Mon.; Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n at this chef-owned bistro, enjoy romantic dining in a casual atmosphere. try the crispy artichoke hearts with lemon aioli or house-made ricotta gnocchi with Vermont goat cheese. $$$

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ItalIan/PIzzerIas Buono Appetito Italian Restaurant 3182 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-2232 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly This farm-to-table, family-friendly restaurant serves up fresh pastas and a craft wine list. $$

Cucina Antica 43 Shelburne Shopping Park, Shelburne, 985-1117 n closed: Mon; Meal: D; beer & wine n glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n tv n families and couples come to this mediterranean bistro for coffee, pizzas, pastas and sandwiches. try the homemade soups and lobster ravioli. $$

Dino’s Pizza 99 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 878-6060 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n tv n This eatery offers pizzas, calzones, and hot and cold subs, as well as Italian american classics such as stromboli and chicken Parmesan. $

Donny’s NY Pizza & Sports Bar 22 Main St., Winooski, 655-7888 n Meals: L, D; full bar n delivery, veggie-friendly n tv n memorabilia from the Big apple accents the walls, while customers indulge in a variety of sicilian pies. $

Fireside Flatbread at Bolton Valley Resort Above the Base Lodge at Bolton Valley Resort, Bolton Valley, 4346820 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n seasonal, veganfriendly n The flatbreads “come out quick” at Bolton Valley’s pizza joint. tourists and locals alike swing by for the pesto pie and the switchback on tap. closed april to December. $

Folino’s Pizzeria 6305 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 881-8822 n Meal: D; ByoB n veggiefriendly n The crusts are thin and the toppings eclectic at this pizzeria, which shares digs with fiddlehead Brewing co. try a wood-fired margherita or scallop-and-bacon-topped pie. $$

Hoagie’s Pizza & Pasta 112 center Rd., Essex, 879-4934 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n fresh, homemade, Italian-inspired food runs from calzones, subs and pastas to pizzas with 22 choices of toppings. $

AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

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Junior’s Italian

New York Pizza Oven

85 S. Park Dr., colchester, 655-0000 n Meals: L, D; full bar n delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n tv n Italophiles flock to this all-purpose eatery, with a pizza parlor, fine-dining restaurant and in-house bakery. Don’t-miss pastries include sfogliatelli and pasticciotti. $$

795 W. Lakeshore Dr., colchester, 658-0925 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, vegan-friendly n tv n This pizzeria boasts high-end pies at affordable prices. specialty pizzas are ever-changing, but you can always count on homemade chocolate-chip cookies. $

Leonardo’s Pizza 1160 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 951-9000 n Meals: L, D, LN n delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Burlington’s award-winning pizzadelivery service has taken the pie sky high. try the roasted maine potato or four-cheese fusion on white, organic whole-wheat or gluten-free crust. $$

Loretta’s Fine Italian Cuisine 44 Park St., Essex Junction, 879-7777 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n try the chicken Lenora, veal scallopine, pasta or fresh seafood. everything is fresh and made to order. $$

Marco’s Pizza 1301 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 658-5858 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, veggie-friendly n tv n Hand-tossed pizzas and homemade ciabatta bread are specialties at this quaint pizza parlor. $

Marco’s Pizza and Grill 4066 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-9895 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, veggie-friendly n tv n comfy booths and sandwiches on homemade bread draw in the customers. There are 14 kinds of slices, plus calzone and pasta specials. $

Mimmo’s Italian Pizzeria and Restaurant 4 carmichael St., Essex Junction, 288-9494 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Here you’ll find Italian american classics such as pizzas, pastas and balsamic chicken salad. No lunch on sunday. $

Mountain High Pizza Pie 249 Route 15, Jericho, 899-3718 n Meals: L, D n outdoor seating, veganfriendly n What do mount olympus, mauna Loa and the swiss alps have in common? They’re all specialty pies at this small pizzeria. $

Papa Frank’s 13 W. center St., Winooski, 655-2423 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n veggiefriendly n This low-key, homey restaurant features photos of the owner’s Italian grandparents. The calzones are crowd-pleasers. $

Papa McKee’s 38 E. Main St., Richmond, 434-4002 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n veganfriendly n customers hungry for specialty pizzas, pastas and salads enjoy the cozy atmosphere at this family-run joint. $

Pastabilities 4735 Williston Rd., Williston, 5985513 n closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat.; Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly n all-natural pizzas and pastas from this factory-restaurant can be made at home or eaten in-store. $

Pizza on Earth 1510 hinesburg Rd., charlotte, 425-2152 n closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed., Sat.; Meal: D; ByoB n cash/check only, outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly n This farm-based pizzeria and bakery cooks up thin-crust pies in an outdoor wood oven. takeout only, but summer offers picnicking on the farm. $$

Pizza Putt 1205 Airport Pkwy., South Burlington, 862-7888 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n veggie-friendly n everything’s cooked fresh daily in this huge, family-friendly restaurant. come in for homemade pizza, with or without laser tag. $

Pulcinella’s 100 Dorset St., South Burlington, 863-1000 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n authentic Italian dishes, such as gnocchi, braciole and wedding soup, reign at this airy ristorante. The chef’s family recipes pepper the menu. No lunch on monday. $$$

Ramunto’s Brick Oven Pizza 18 Taft corners Shopping center, Williston, 879-1000 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, veganfriendly n tv n “People love the garlic knots and the cinnamon knots,” says owner Jeff Paul, and the chickenranch pizza has won awards. $

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Rocky’s NY Pizza & Ice Cream 39 Park St., Essex Junction, 8784441 n Meals: L, D n delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music owner and New York native rocky Leary has gained a reputation for stuffed pizza. check out his ice cream bar in the summer. $

Three Brothers Pizza & Grill 973 Roosevelt hwy., colchester, 655-5550 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, veggie-friendly n tv n The emphasis is on local products at this family-owned pizza and sandwich spot. Wash them down with an ice-cold pitcher of switchback. $

Uncle Tony’s Pizza 360 Dorset St., South Burlington, 864-5222 n Meals: D, LN n delivery, veggie-friendly n The piped-to-order cannoli are renowned at this locally owned pizzeria. Thin-crust, New-Yorkstyle pies are fresh as can be, too. $

Vermont Tap House 70 Marshall Ave., Williston, 879-7060 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Its support for local farmers and brewers makes this pizzeria and pub a standout among the Williston box stores. $

Zachary’s Pizza & Bar (three locations) 133 heineberg Dr., colchester, 8627900; 197 Route 7, hannaford Plaza, Milton, 893-6111; 250 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 864-9817 n Meals: L, D; full bar n delivery, veggiefriendly n tv n This family pizzeria makes a kid-sanctioned red Dog Pizza topped with hot dogs. adults love the mexican, chicken alfredo and Zachary’s special, aka The Works. The colchester location features a bar — and south Burlington has a “family center.” $

Markets & Cafés Healthy Living Café 222 Dorset St., South Burlington, 863-2569 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, salad bar, vegan-friendly n live music n This café, buffet and salad bar inside a market uses organic ingredients to fuse world cuisines. Panini, eclectic prepared meals and pastries are available, too. $

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Martone’s Market & Café 16 Main St., Essex Junction, 8788163 n Meals: B, L n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This deli-market is popular for its Vermonter sandwich — maple turkey, ham, cheddar and honey mustard on homemade bread. coffee and house-baked goods for breakfast. $

The Mill Market and Deli 1580 Dorset St., South Burlington, 862-4602 n Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This cider mill serves fresh doughnuts and deli sandwiches, as well as beer, wine and, in summer, creemees. $

Shelburne Supermarket 20 Shelburne Shopping Park, Shelburne, 985-8520 n Meal: L n outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Look for buttermilk fried chicken or shrimp risotto in the lunchtime hot case — or pick up groceries and wine. $

Sweet Clover Market 21 Essex Way, Essex Junction, 8728288 n Meals: Bru, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n This natural-foods market has a butcher and full-service deli counter. Hungry locals stop in for soups, kingdom creamery creemees and carryout items. $

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Winooski Falls Market & Deli 65 Winooski Falls Way, Winooski, 655-5003 n closed: Sun; Meals: B, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Panini, wraps, burgers and even poutine are served at this market and deli. soups are homemade each day. $

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South of the Border Mexican Mexicali Grill & Cantina 28 Walnut St., Suite 180, Maple Tree Place, Williston, 879-9492 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n tv The fajitas and burritos come with homemade salsas, which range from mild to extra-hot. The margaritas and daily specials are popular, too. $

Natural Provisions Deli & Café 329 harvest Ln., Suite 100, Williston, 876-1400 n Meals: B, L, D n delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, salad bar, vegan-friendly n The salad bar and hot buffet feature local, organic foods, and the deli meats are all-natural. entrée and soup specials change daily. $

The Past Meets the Future The Big House at Lake-View Farm mid-1800s was part of a 266-acre farm which reached from Spear Street to Shelburne Bay. Check out our site for a current menu. Book a banquet room for your party. Small groups up to 70 plus.

Our present-day philosophy takes a note from the past. We serve farm-fresh food prepared from scratch sourced directly from the farmers that surround us. It is in this spirit that we welcome you to our Big House.

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For a quarter-century, the wood-fired pies of American Flatbread defined what Vermont pizza could and should be. It was hard to believe anything could rival them — that is, until Pizzeria Verità opened a block away on Burlington’s St. Paul Street. Verità’s pizzas are also wood-fired, but the bubbling and blistered pies that emerge from its blazing, 900-degree oven are paper thin. They cook in two minutes flat. Co-owner John Rao spent years perfecting the Neopolitan-style preparation — in which only a handful of pizzaioli in the world offer instruction — until he settled on the right combination of superfine flour, San Marzano tomatoes and whole-milk mozzarella. He shipped his twoton oven from Italy to Burlington. Once a livery barn, his restaurant strikes the perfect balance of cozy and elegant. A pile of logs — to feed the fire — sits between the front door and the sleek bar, which serves stellar cocktails.

Loving local food and music since 2003. Live Music Nightly • Soups/Salads/Panini Vegan & Gluten-Free Options Waterfront Patio • WiFi • VT Beers & Spirits 60 LAKE ST. • BURLINGTON • 540-0188

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Verità’s pizza dough undergoes a long, lazy rise that makes it tastier. The fresh house fior di latte cheese is creamy heaven wherever it appears, be it on a Margherita pie accented with basil; a white pizza topped with curls of prosciutto; or the Cherry Amore, a circus-like pie dotted with dried cherries and drizzled with melted honey. Even mozzarella-free pies — such as the salsiccia e rapini with fennel sausage, garlicky broccoli rabe and aged Grana Padano — are riotous with flavor. Gluten-free? No problem — Verità’s wheatless crusts are hardly distinguishable from the real thing, and they’re even baked in a separate oven. The menu offsets all that dough and cheese with gorgeous salads of peppery arugula studded with pine nuts, and crisp asparagus anointed with olive tapenade and an oozing, soft-boiled farm egg. Antipasto devotees can cobble together platters of marinated artichoke hearts, wedges of fior di latte, smoky ribbons of speck and even baked goat cheese — but they may not have room for the rest of the meal. A pro tip: Go easy on the antipasti. There’s really only one proper way to finish a meal at Verità: with pizza alla Nutella — hot, chewy dough folded over melted Nutella, drizzled with more melted Nutella and sprinkled with confectioners’ sugar. American Flatbread, there’s a new pie in town. Rest assured, we have room enough in our hearts and stomachs for both of you. Corin HirsCH

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Wine Bar Wine Shop Wine School and Private Function space all under one roof.

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RistoRante contemporary regional italian cuisine dinner • cocktails

126 College St., Burlington • 802.863.5200 • www.lamante.Com

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AfricAn African Safari Store and Deli 78 North St., Burlington, 658-0004 n gluten-free opts. n somali, Jamaican and Middle Eastern foods fill the shelves at this small store, but the main attraction is african stews served with sour injera bread. $

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GaStropuB The Farmhouse Tap & Grill 160 Bank St., Burlington, 859-0888 n Meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Look for local burgers, homemade charcuterie, farm-to-table comfort food and innovative specials at this gastropub. sip rare and prized beers from Vermont and beyond in the seasonal beer garden. $$

new american 60 Battery

55 Main St., Burlington, 864-5513 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n glutenfree opts., outdoor seating n check out this barbecue joint’s slow-smoked Texas brisket and pulled pork. all sauces and rubs are homemade. closed Monday in winter. $

60 Battery St., Burlington, 658-6500 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n tv n Eclectic items on the menu at this hilton hotel restaurant feature fresh, local ingredients. The bar pours local craft brews, too. $$$

Bluebird Barbecue

Bluebird Tavern

317 Riverside Ave., Burlington, 448-3070 n closed: Mon.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating n The down-home regional barbecue here includes smoked brisket, pulled pork, ribs and traditional sides, plus 10 beers on tap. $$

dinerS Handy’s Lunch 74 Maple St., Burlington, 864-5963 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Family owned since 1945, this neighborhood diner serves hearty breakfasts as well as Mchandy sandwiches and Texas hot dogs. sandwiches incorporate Boar’s head meats. $

Henry’s Diner 155 Bank St., Burlington, 862-9010 n Meals: B, L, D n This historic diner still serves breakfast all day and offers home-cooked dishes in a cozy, retro atmosphere. Try the gyros. $

Pearl Street Diner 85 Pearl St., Burlington, 862-3220 n closed: Mon; Meals: B, L n glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n at breakfast, choose from six kinds of eggs Benedict or corned-beef hash. hearty sandwiches reign at lunch — such as the philly with shaved rib-eye steak. save room for homemade pie. $

86 St. Paul St., Burlington, 540-1786 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating n tv n Expect classic dishes with a contemporary twist featuring local, seasonal ingredients. Twelve regional beers on tap. $$$

Church & Main 154B church St., Burlington, 540-3040 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n dance floor, tv n The chef puts an eclectic spin on local ingredients with dishes such as duck breast with baby turnips, apple jam preserve, swiss chard and seared Brussels sprouts. no dinner sunday. $$$

The Daily Planet 15 center St., Burlington, 862-9647 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n live music n This local hot spot has been a hip place to take in a meal and enjoy local art and music since 1982. The menu ranges from sandwiches to elegant pan-seared duck breast. $$$

Hen of the Wood 55 cherry St., Burlington, 540-0534 n Meal: D n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n The beloved waterbury restaurant brings its rustic feel, legendary wine list and locavore cuisine to the Queen city. The bar is open for cocktails, craft brews and southern ham until 1 a.m. $$$$

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The Juice Bar

41 cherry St., Burlington, 651-0080 n Meals: B, Bru, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music, pub quiz/trivia n at this cocktail lounge and restaurant inside the hotel Vermont, both the food and drinks are inspired by fresh, local products. Enjoy them on the outdoor terrace. $$$

49 church St., Burlington Town center, Burlington, 777-7199 n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n inside the Burlington Town center, this juice bar offers an array of fresh veggie and fruit juices, as well as hot drinks laced with ground green coffee. $

Logan’s of Vermont 30 Main St., Burlington, 489-5935 n closed: Sun.; Meals: B, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n upscale take-out dinner options range from black angus sirloin to pan-seared chicken with fennel cream. European-style panini, soups and pastries available for lunch. $

Splash at the Boathouse Bottom of college St., Burlington, 658-2244 n Meals: L, D; full bar n cash/check only, outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly n This floating eatery offers a stunning view of Lake champlain. aTM available. open May to september. $$

Sweetwaters 120 church St., Burlington, 864-9800 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tv n This bistro has been a church street cornerstone, literally, for over 30 years. Try the shirt sleeve, a wrap stuffed with almond-crusted chicken fingers, local bacon, swiss cheese and mesclun. $$

Snack BarS/cartS The Beach House North Beach Park, 60 institute Rd., Burlington n Meals: L, D n outdoor seating, seasonal, veggie-friendly This restaurant right on the beach serves everything from gyros and Thai red curry to kosher hot dogs and pizzas. $

Beansies Battery Park, 1 North Ave., Burlington, no phone n Meals: L, D n cash/check only, outdoor seating, seasonal n This yellow school bus has been serving up Michigans since 1944, as well as cheeseburgers, creemees and hand-cut fries. open april to september. $

SoYo Frozen Yogurt 696 Pine St., Burlington, 540-0851 n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly The small-batch frozen yogurt here is made from farm-fresh, local ingredients. $

Soup ’n’ Sandwich Bagel Café & Deli 1127 North Ave., #29, Burlington, 660-9693 n Meals: B, L n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The new north End’s local bagel bakery is also a great place to hang out. $

Ben & Bill’s: A New York Deli 595 Shelburne Rd. (inside Price chopper), Burlington, 657-3673 n Meals: L, D n Look for all the Jewish deli classics here, from noodle kugel to pastrami-stuffed knishes and dr. Brown’s soda. The seeded rye and potato chips are made in-house. $

Bluebird Coffee Stop at the Innovation Center 128 Lakeside Ave., Burlington, no phone n closed: Sat., Sun.; Meals: B, L n veggie-friendly n The quality coffee gives this spot its name, but sandwiches, salads and baked goods — made from local ingredients — keep ’em coming. $

Bruegger’s Bagels 93 church St., Burlington, 860-1995 n Meals: B, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly This downtown eatery offers new York-style bagels, hearty soups, sandwiches and panini. There are desserts and breakfast items, too. $

Burlington Bay Market & Café 125 Battery St., Burlington, 864-0110 n Meals: B, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly This waterfront market offers gourmet salads, fresh seafood, homemade soups and sandwiches. There’s a seasonal creemee stand, too. Views of Lake champlain are year-round. $

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Chef’s Corner 208 Flynn Ave., Burlington, 660-7111 n Closed: Sat., Sun.; Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, salad bar, vegan-friendly n Every morning, this rustic-chic café serves coffee, pastries and breakfast fare; for lunch, it offers local panini, wraps, quiches and salads from the back of the south End’s Flynn dog gallery space. $

The Chubby Muffin 88 oak St., Burlington, 540-0050 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n at this old north End café, begin the day with savory and sweet muffins and coffee. at lunch, there’s locally sourced snack-shack grub; in summer, a scoop shop. $

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Red Onion

310 Pine St., Burlington, 657-3869 n Closed: Sun.; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n cash/check only, veganfriendly n The unique sandwiches here include Jamaican avocado, cuban pork, Lebanese lamb and iraqi turkey. daily specials and four beers on tap. dinner on Friday. $

150 Cherry St., Burlington, 383-1505 n Closed: Sat; Meals: B, L n delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n This breakfast-andlunch spot has a warm, funky elegance. Munch on sandwiches, salads and baked goods — or build your own, drawing from more than 60 ingredients. $

140 1/2 Church St., Burlington, 865-2563 n Meals: B, L, D n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n home of the Red onion sandwich, a combo of turkey, bacon, Granny smith apples, red onion, sundried-tomato mayo and maple-smoked cheddar. Try it on homemade honey-oat bread. $

Kampus Kitchen 273 Colchester Ave., Burlington, 8639105 n Meals: B, Bru, L n delivery n This deli serves inexpensive subs, hoagies and hot specials such as chicken cordon Bleu and shepherd’s pie. $

Kountry Kart Deli 155 Main St., Burlington, 864-4408 n Meals: B, L, D, LN n veggie-friendly in the mood for philly cheesesteak at breakfast — or bedtime? This Queen city deli serves its full menu — including soups, salads and breakfast sandwiches — from 7 a.m. to 3 a.m. $

152 Battery St., Burlington, 8653354 n Meals: B, L; beer & wine n delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, salad bar, vegan-friendly This sandwich shop has the only salad bar on the waterfront. drop in for a Reuben or a cup of soup, or simply sample the baked goods. $

The Pine Street Deli 316 Flynn Ave., Burlington, 862-9614 n Meals: B, L, D n veggie-friendly n at this corner store and deli, Greek specialties such as gyros, baklava and spanakopita are popular, as are sausage-and-egg burritos and the Big papi Burger. $

Radio Deli 77 Pearl St., Burlington, 865-2288 n Meals: B, L, D n veggie-friendly n This neighborhood grocery and deli serves a diverse clientele. The meatball sandwich and homemade soups are famous. $

South End Kitchen 716 Pine St., Burlington, 864-0505 n Meals: B, Bru, L; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n pastries, pastas and breads are made fresh daily at this colorful café that’s part of Lake champlain chocolates. Try the daily tartine, or indulge in a sumptuous hot chocolate. $

The Spot 210 Shelburne Rd., Burlington, 540-1778 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n The colorful menu features breakfast faves such as huevos rancheros; try fish tacos for lunch. dinner served Tuesday to saturday. $$

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Stacks Sandwiches 2 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 540-0070 n Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n call it a sub, grinder, hoagie or hero — they’re all served on freshly made august First rolls. Roasted meats, such as porchetta, are specialties, but vegans love the indian-spiced chickpeas. $

Stone Soup 211 college St., Burlington, 862-7616 n closed: Sun; Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, salad bar, vegan-friendly This café-eatery has soups, sandwiches and daily hot dishes featuring local produce and meats. home-baked challah on Friday. $

Sugarsnap at ECHO 1 college St., Burlington, 864-1848 n Meal: L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n pub quiz/ trivia n at this lunch spot inside echo Lake aquarium, soups and sandwiches are crafted from local, seasonal ingredients. admission not required to eat. $

Top of the Block Sandwich Shoppe 2 church St., Burlington, 660-0667 n closed: Sun; Meals: B, L n glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n The pastries, muffins, cookies, soups and wintertime hot dishes are all homemade at this to-go spot, along with the daily specials. $

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New World Tortilla

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696 Pine St., Burlington, 865-1058 n closed: Sun.; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n serving salads, soups and huge wraps on freshly baked flour tortillas. Try the classic beef burrito or the Thai chicken. $

181 Battery St., Burlington, 864-0238 n Meals: L, D; full bar n This lakeside raw bar is considered a historic landmark — it was built in 1833. enjoy fresh seafood along with stunning views of Lake champlain and the adirondacks. $$

30 North St., Burlington, 862-8008 n Meals: D, LN n delivery, veganfriendly n choose from more than 200 chinese dishes, or create your own vegetarian concoction. $

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1 King St. (on the dock), Burlington, 658-6276 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, seasonal, veggiefriendly n live music n nightly live entertainment and a close-up view of Lake champlain recommend this seasonal eatery. dock your boat free of charge while you dig into al fresco pub food from May to september. $

25 cherry St., Burlington, 864-4700 n Meals: B, Bru, D; full bar n glutenfree opts., lodging, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n live music, tv n at this upmarket seafood spot, chef douglas paine serves fresh food harvested from new england waters and farms. The cocktail bar offers inventive cocktails. $$$$

Blue Cat Steak & Wine Bar 1 Lawson Lane, Burlington, 363-3639 n Meals: D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n This wine bar features hearty steaks with locally sourced side dishes — and more than 300 wines by the bottle. it’s open late Friday and saturday. $$$$

E.B. Strong’s Prime Steakhouse 10 church St., Burlington, 497-1214 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec n This upscale steakhouse boasts aged prime cuts, creative cocktails and a 200-bottle wine list. sides include a smoked baked potato and triple-fried, truffled steak fries. $$$$

Ice House Restaurant & Bar

92 church St., Burlington, 6589771 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n This busy eatery dishes up oversize wraps made with humanely raised meats or seasoned tofu; versions include cajun, Mediterranean and classic. smoothies, too. $

171 Battery St., Burlington, 8641800 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n tv n This casual yet classy waterfront steak-and-seafood restaurant is in a 200-year-old icehouse with two decks overlooking Lake champlain. Brunch May to october. $$$$

Bueno y Sano

Scuffer Steak & Ale House

213 college St., Burlington, 864-9900 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Get fresh ingredients — including spicy chipotle chicken, barbecued seitan and garlicky spinach — in a burrito or a crispy quesadilla. The homemade tomatillo and corn salsas are an added bonus. $

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148 church St., Burlington, 864-9451 n Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n tv n with 16 beers on tap and an extensive menu of pastas, seafoods and meats, this casual spot has something for everyone. $$

Breakwater Café

Halvorson’s Upstreet Café 16 church St., Burlington, 658-0278 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music, tv n have a burger inside, on church street or on the café’s back patio. $

Lucky Next Door 163 cherry St., Burlington, 399-2121 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n veggiefriendly n Grab an espresso and banana bread to go, or settle in with a pressed sandwich and a local-spirits craft cocktail. $

Magnolia Bistro 1 Lawson Lane, Suite 10, Burlington, 846-7446 n Meals: B, Bru, L; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n This subterranean café offers nontraditional spins on traditional food such as garbanzo burgers and steak sandwiches. The owners focus on local products. $

AsiAn ChineSe A Single Pebble 133 Bank St., Burlington, 865-5200 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n This authentic chinese restaurant cooks up a mean mock eel. dim sum on sunday. $$

China Express 295 Shelburne Rd., Burlington, 865-2155 n Meals: L, D, LN n delivery n The take-out restaurant sells a lot of fried dumplings and General Tso’s chicken. $

Fu Da Chinese Restaurant 187 Pearl St., Burlington, 864-3883 n Meals: L, D n delivery, veggiefriendly n You can’t beat Fu da’s hours — it’s open late every night. Vegetarians can create their own meat-free combos. no lunch on sunday. $

Hung Tao 1127 North Ave., unit 23, Burlington, 540-2598 n Meals: L, D n veganfriendly n appetizer combos at this chinese joint include a giant pupu platter. seafood lovers will find shrimp and scallop dishes. $

indian India House Restaurant 207 colchester Ave., Burlington, 862-7800 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n This north indian restaurant cooks much of its food in a traditional clay oven. Try a thali platter or a Kashmiri curry made with peaches and raisins. $$

Shalimar of India 16 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 8645693 n Meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine n delivery, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n The sunday brunch at this north indian restaurant is epic. Try the lamb shahi korma or the chicken tikka masala. $

JapaneSe Asiana House 191 Pearl St., Burlington, 651-0818 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n at this fusion-style japanese spot, the vegetarian maki and sushi bar are popular, as are the Korean and Thai dishes. $$

Bento 197 college St., Burlington, 4972494 n Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n This japanese market specializes in segmented lunch boxes. Get one filled with veggie croquettes or a hamachi collar, or sit in the window with madeto-order sushi. $

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A Modern New England Tavern 86 Saint Paul Street Burlington, Vermont bluebirdtavern.com

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AVERAGE ENTRéE $ $12 and under $$ $13 to $18 $$$ $19 to $25 $$$$ $26 to $32 $$$$$ $33 and up

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HJ House 95 St. Paul St., Burlington, 881-0336 n Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n This is the place for ramen soup — 17 flavors include eel and fried-chicken curry. Choose from a long list of sushi rolls or a lunch bento box. $

San Sai Japanese Restaurant 112 Lake St., Burlington, 862-2777 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n The menu changes daily at this traditional japanese restaurant. Many of the unusual foods are grown locally. $$

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Vietnamese

Asiana Noodle Shop

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88 Church St., Burlington, 862-8828 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n Here you’ll find comfort food from across asia: pick your own broth, noodles and meat to create a huge bowl of soup. Dumplings and sushi round out the menu. $

242 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 865-0226 n Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Try a banh mi, or dig into a stir-fry or soup and wash it down with bubble tea. afterward, pick up asian vegetables, fruits, meats, seafood and snacks. $

161 Church St., Burlington, 881-0643 n Closed: Mon.; Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music n asian flavors spice up this cozy café. How about some lemongrass-beef skewers or korean tacos? Or dig into spicy peanut noodles on the patio out front. $

Sherpa Kitchen 119 College St., Burlington, 881-0550 n Meals: L, D n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n tv n Choose from Himalayan classics such as momos, curries, thukpa and stews, and dress them up with mango chutney and mixed pickles. $$

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Bamboo Hut 1130 North Ave., Burlington, 658-4148 n Meals: L, D n delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n a selection of southeast asian bites, from pho to pad Thai, is available here. The Vietnamese egg-roll sampler scores big with customers. $

M-Saigon Vietnamese Noodle House & Sandwich Café 370 Shelburne Rd., South Burlington, 865-8383 n Meals: L, D; ByoB n delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n slurp up pho, try a rice platter with grilled lemongrass chicken or sip bubble tea alongside a banh mi on a housemade baguette. $

325 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 865-8031 n Closed: Mon; Meals: L, D; ByoB n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Here you’ll find Vietnamese curries and soups, plus a few Thai offerings. Try the beef pho or the Happy pancakes — crêpes stuffed with shrimp, pork and onions. Vegetarians get ’em with tofu. $

Bakeries August First Bakery & Café 149 S. Champlain St., Burlington, 540-0060 n Closed: Sun; Meals: B, L; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n pick up freshly baked bread and pastries, or stay for breakfast or lunch made with local ingredients. $

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Barrio Bakery 203 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 863-8278 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D n veggie-friendly n This bakery turns out breads, pastries, tarts and scones — and, for lunch, savory stuffed croissants, soups and sandwiches. Pizza dinners Wednesday to saturday. $

Feldman’s Bagels 660 Pine St., Burlington, 540-0474 n Meals: B, L n veggie-friendly n True new York-style bagels can be spread with local cream cheese or made into sandwiches. The chicken soup features local chicken and homemade matzo balls. $

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Myer’s Bagel Bakery

382 Pine St., Burlington, 660-2733 n Closed: Sun; Meals: B, L n outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Choose from breakfast pastries and breads made with fresh-milled, whole-grain flour. lunch options include a daily soup and panino. $

377 Pine St., Burlington, 8635013 n Meals: B, L n cash/check only, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n a wood-fired oven bakes Montréal-style bagels at this small café. The large kitchen serves as a space for bakers and other food entrepreneurs. $

Mirabelles 198 Main St., Burlington, 6583074 n Meals: B, Bru, L n delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Homemade pastries and daily lunch specials distinguish this bakery-café. Try the French toast or egg-andcheese biscuit for breakfast. $

My Little Cupcake 217 College St., Burlington, 6609330 n beer & wine n delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n look for all the popular My little Cupcake flavors here, plus vegan, gluten-free and full-size choices. Drop in for cupcakes paired with wine and beer. $

Nunyuns Bakery & Café 139 N. Champlain St., Burlington, 861-2067 n Closed: Mon; Meals: B, L n cash/check only, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n inside this bright café, breads and pastries go straight from oven to plate. The skeggs— potato skins stuffed with eggs and other fixings — are a hit at breakfast. Hot pastrami and seitan satisfy the lunch crowd. $

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Bars, PuBs & CluBs Bars/Lounges Akes’ Place 134 Church St., Burlington, 864-8111 n full bar n outdoor seating n tv n This bar’s got all the staples, plus dart leagues and sports on the HD plasma TVs.

Drink 135 St. Paul St., Burlington, 860-9463 n full bar n live music, tv This lounge specializes in creative drinks, including house-infused vodkas. Downstairs, enjoy music, comedy and art events. $

Esox 194 Main St., Burlington, 862-7314 n full bar n tv n Catch red sox and Yankees action at this sports bar — it’s got the “baseball package.” There are 11 beers on tap and plenty of video games.

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Finnigan’s Pub 205 College St., Burlington, 8648209 n full bar n cash/check only n live music, tv n This friendly, no-frills sports bar offers a constantly changing selection of craft beers. check out the sports packages on seven flat-screen tVs.

Halflounge Speakeasy 136 1/2 Church St., Burlington n Meal: LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n dance floor, live music, tv n This modern speakeasy offers cocktails, wines and live music. Downstairs is an intimate lounge. try the panini or artichoke dip. $

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T. Rugg’s Tavern

4 N. Winooski Ave, Burlington, 863-5803 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n tv n The front wall of this friendly neighborhood bar opens up in the summer — it’s a garage door. tacos served until late. $

149 Elmwood Ave., Burlington, 658-0456 n full bar n live music, tv imagine a downscale “cheers” with darts, pool and a jukebox. You can smoke, too, on the deck out back.

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Ruben James 159 Main St., Burlington, 864-0744 n Meals: L, D; full bar n delivery, veggie-friendly n dance floor, pub quiz/trivia, tv n catch dance, hip-hop and r&b DJs throughout the week, or sports on the tVs. snag the awardwinning wings or try the burger. lunch Friday to sunday. $

Sotto Enoteca 150 St. Paul St., Burlington, 8645253 n Closed: Sun; Meal: D; full bar n veggie-friendly n stop into this cozy subterranean spot for a glass of italian wine, and stay for a craft cocktail — such as a barrel-aged negroni — or small plate of cured meats, calamari or escargots cooked in sambuca. $

185 Pearl St., Burlington, 497-0119 n Meal: LN; full bar n tv n stop in for some pool at this bar and brewery, open from 4 p.m. until 2:30 in the morning. chill out with a craft brew or play arcade games to an eclectic playlist.

Vin Bar & Shop 126 College St., Burlington, 497-2615 n Closed: Sun.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly This spacious, elegant wine bar serves wines by the glass along with sliced-to-order cured meats and cheeses. if you like what you sip, pick up a bottle in the adjacent shop. $$

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Nightclubs 242 Main 250 Main St., Burlington, 862-2244 n cash/check only n live music, tv n local teens come to this youthoriented community spot for movie nights, music education and live, alcohol-free entertainment.

Club Metronome at Nectar’s 188 Main St., Burlington, 865-4563 n full bar n dance floor, live music, tv n located above nectar’s, this club hosts touring artists and DJs as well as local indie, hip-hop, jam and reggae acts. saturday night is “retronome.”

Franny O’s 733 Queen City Park Rd., South Burlington, 863-2909 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n dance floor, karaoke, live music, tv n all kinds of folks flock to this sports bar for the live music and pub food. open mic on sunday nights; lunch and dinner all week long. $

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Rasputin’s Bar 163 Church St., Burlington, 864-9324 n Closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed.; full bar n cash/check only n dance floor, live music, tv n This popular college haunt shakes things up with two DJs and two dance floors.

Red Square 136 Church St., Burlington, 8598909 n full bar n outdoor seating n dance floor, live music, tv n This artsy downtown bar hosts DJs and live music on weeknights — in two different spaces. Weekends showcase touring bands.

Zen Lounge 165 Church St., Burlington, 399-2645 n Closed: Mon.; Meal: LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n dance floor, karaoke, live music This asian-themed nightspot starts t he evening as an upscale bar and lounge, then transforms into a nightclub in the wee hours. sushi and other Japanese snacks are made to order Thursday to saturday. $

Pubs Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar 555 Shelburne Rd., Burlington, 489-5083 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tv n The wing’s the thing at this locally owned national chain. They’ve got all the game packages and 24 beers on tap. $

Church Street Tavern 103 Church St., Burlington, 658-1309 n Meals: L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n pub quiz/ trivia, tv n This sports tavern has a huge following of college students and professionals. have some wings with your baseball game. $

JP’s Pub 139 Main St., Burlington, 658-6389 n full bar n dance floor, karaoke, pub quiz/trivia, tv n There are video games, pool and foosball tables, and karaoke four nights a week at this friendly pub. $

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188 Main St., Burlington, 658-4771 n Meals: D, LN; full bar n veggiefriendly n dance floor, live music, pub quiz/trivia, tv n The birthplace of Phish, this burlington landmark hosts local, regional and national music acts of all genres. The dining room serves up burgers, wings and world-famous gravy fries. $

144 College St., Burlington, 8650500 n Meals: L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n live music, tv n at this downtown staple, wash down the country meat loaf or juicy black angus burger with one of 10 ales or lagers brewed on-site. $

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Rí Rá Irish Pub & Whiskey Room 123 Church St., Burlington, 860-9401 n Meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n dance floor, live music, pub quiz/trivia, tv n This authentic irish pub has a full menu and live music every weekend. The adjacent whiskey room serves up rare blends, single-malt scotches and local craft brews. $$

Smitty’s Pub 1127 North Ave., Burlington, 8624300 n Closed: Mon.; Meals: L, D; full bar n outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n The fish-and-chips are renowned at this new north end eatery. look for pastas, burgers and vegetarian dishes until late. sunday is dinner only. $

Bluebird Coffee Stop Corner of College St. and Church St., Burlington, 660-3429 n Meals: B, L, D n veggie-friendly n The baristas at this church street kiosk ensure a quality cup every time. You can also order waffles, sandwiches, tea, Rookie’s Root beer floats and creemees. $

Dobrá Tea 80 Church St., entrance on Bank St., Burlington, 951-2424 n Meals: B, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music, tv n enjoy more than 90 varieties of directly sourced loose-leaf tea in this bohemian tearoom. try the locally made pastries or eclectic light fare. $

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Lake Champlain Chocolates 65 Church St., Burlington, 864-1807 n order up an espresso or mug of luscious hot chocolate at the church Street outpost of this chocolatier. Browse the gourmet-chocolate selection while you sip, or grab a cup of ice cream to go. $

Maglianero Café 47 Maple St., Burlington, 861-3155 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This minimalist-modern café serves single-origin coffees and teas, as well as delicious pastries. $

Muddy Waters 184 Main St., Burlington, 658-0466 n Meals: B, L, D; full bar n veganfriendly n This funky coffeehouse serves a range of organic and fairtrade coffee roasts, creative seasonal cocktails, smoothies and baked goods. $

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8 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 660-9346 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n dance floor, live music n nightly live music and a light menu of bagels, panini and baked goods keep this hip local hangout hopping. Monday is open mic, Wednesday sees irish Sessions, and jazz and soul play on Thursday. $

42 Church St., Burlington, 865-6227 n Meals: B, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n The in-house roasts, speedy service and outdoor café set this coffeehouse apart. Wash down your pastry with an exotic tea or chai latte. $

10 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 660-9346 n Meals: Bru, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music a theatrical theme pervades this international-street-food spot — open till 1 a.m. on weekends. expect dishes ranging from fish tacos to chicken-and-waffles to poutine. tuesday is ethiopian night. $

Speeder & Earl’s — Church Street 104 Church St., Burlington, 8606630 n cash/check only, outdoor seating n The “clockwork orange” — a specialty mocha with orange zest and almonds — is a big seller at this downtown java joint. outdoor seating in summer. $

Speeder & Earl’s — Pine Street 412 Pine St., Burlington, 658-6016 n Meals: B, L n outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n as many as 700 caffeine-dependent patrons pass through this coffee shop every day. The beans are roasted in-house and can also be bought in bulk. $

EclEctic ArtsRiot Kitchen 400 Pine St., Burlington, 540-0406 n Closed: Sun.; Meals: Bru, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n dance floor, live music n at this café inside an art gallery, events happen nearly every night. a member of the artsriot Kitchen collective prepares dinner, with cuisines ranging from Malaysian to ethiopian. $

Penny Cluse Café 169 Cherry St., Burlington, 651-8834 n Meals: B, Bru, L; beer & wine n veggie-friendly n The long lines are a testament to the eternal popularity of this breakfast-and-lunch spot. try the Zydeco breakfast — two eggs any style, black beans, corn muffins and andouille sausage. $

The Skinny Pancake 60 Lake St., Burlington, 540-0188 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music n at this crêperie, try the Lovemaker, which combines strawberries and nutella. Locavore salads, soups, fondue and espresso drinks are also on the menu. $

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Vegetarian Pingala Café & Eatery 1 Mill St., Suite 138, Burlington, 540-0110 n Closed: Sun.; Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n This funky vegan eatery has a killer view of the Winooski river — as well as espresso, gluten-free pastries, salads, vegan flatbreads and breakfast sammies served with eggplant “bacon.” $

Revolution Kitchen 9 Center St., Burlington, 448-3657 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; Meal: D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n The goal at this international vegetarian spot is to make you not miss the meat. Dishes include flavorful pastas, tacos and curries. $$$

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370 Shelburne Rd., Burlington, 652-9828 n Meals: L, D; ByoB n veggie-friendly n This sandwich shop also serves British staples such as fish-and-chips. try the cor Blimey: roast beef, corned beef and pastrami with cheddar, malt-pickled onion rings and mustard sauce. $

175 Church St., Burlington, 881-0600 n Closed: Mon; Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n live music, tv n at this German eatery, there’s currywurst and other authentic sausages, a selection of schnitzels, and homemade spaetzle, all served by waitresses in dirndls. check out the rooftop beer garden. $$

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115 Church St., Burlington, 863-3759 n Meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n live music n The fare is French-inflected at this resto with great views of church street. The upstairs lounge has its own vibe and menu. Weekend brunch. $$$

163 Main St., Burlington, 862-5752 n Meals: L, D, LN n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n You can get gyros, pitas and falafel at this Middle eastern spot next to the Flynn center. The window tables are perfect for people watching. $

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Anatolian Turkish Food & Grand Bazaar 163 Pearl St., Burlington, 324-9253 n Closed Sun.; Meals: B, L n delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly The fridges at this turkish food store are full of homemade, organic specialties. From baklava to borek, everything is vegetarian. $

ItalIan/PIzzErIas American Flatbread Burlington Hearth 115 St. Paul St., Burlington, 861-2999 n Meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Flatbreads topped with local and organic ingredients cook before your eyes in an open, wood-fired oven. pair them with zero Gravity beers from the in-house brewery. $$

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177 Church St., Burlington, 863-0000 n Meals: L, D, LN n delivery, veggiefriendly n College students flock here for late-night wings, slices and subs. Delivering ice cream and barbecuechicken pizzas till 2 a.m. $

83 Pearl St., Burlington, 862-7700 n Meals: L, D, LN n delivery, glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n This pizza-delivery service isn’t just about Margherita pizzas — the roasted Maine potato and goat cheese-honey pies are also available on white, whole-wheat or gluten-free crusts. $$

205 St. Paul St., Burlington, 865-2888 n Meals: L, D n delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The mainstay of this corner pizzeria is thin-crust slices, but the offerings also include calzones, chunky salads and pizzas topped with smoked sausage and beef. $

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68 Pearl St., Burlington, 864-6651 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D; full bar n veggie-friendly n This art-deco wonder has served Burlington since 1941. The bottled spaghetti sauce is sold nationwide, and the lasagna and garlic sauce were featured on the Food network. lunch served Friday and saturday. $

167 Main St., Burlington, 6586776 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n all-you-can-eat, delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n dance floor, karaoke, live music, tv n With 20 beers on tap, daily homemade specials, pool and live music, this is a consummate college hangout. $

152 St. Paul St., Burlington, 864-5253 n Meal: D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n a firelit setting and award-winning wine list distinguish this italian restaurant. try gnocchi with wild boar and truffles or osso bucco. ask about italian spirits, cordials and grappas. $$$

Junior’s Downtown

206 Main St., Burlington, 864-0072 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n delivery, veggie-friendly n tv n College students flock to this late-night pizza place for gourmet pizzas to go — and stay. arcade games and pool in the back room. $

176 Main St., Burlington, 862-1234 n Meals: L, D, LN; beer & wine n delivery, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n tv n Grab new York-style pizzas, baked pasta dishes, italian pastries and fresh breads here. Open late Thursday to saturday. $

Ken’s Pizza and Pub 71 Church St., Burlington, 862-3335 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n outdoor seating n tv n The cozy atmosphere and easygoing prices keep ’em coming — since 1973. look for pizzas, sandwiches, tacos and fresh soups, plus a tiki bar in summer. $

L’Amante Ristorante 126 College St., Burlington, 863-5200 n Closed: Sun., Mon.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n The menu changes regularly at this acclaimed italian restaurant — but favorites such as grilled calamari and potato-crusted sea bass are always available. $$$$

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Panacea Pizza 457 St. Paul St., Burlington. 5400707 n Meals: D n delivery, glutenfree options, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n at this pizzeria, choose from a broad assortment of pies — such as the atlas shrugged, with spinach, chicken, maple-cured ham, apples, red onions and a mélange of cheeses. $$

H Pizzeria Verità (see pg. 102) 156 St. Paul St., Burlington, 489-5644 n Meals: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n in the back, a blazing oven blisters thin-crust, neopolitan-style pies topped with san Marzano tomatoes, housemade mozzarella, and local veggies and meats. Up front, craft cocktails contribute to a lively scene. $$

Markets & Cafés City Market 82 S. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 863-3659 n Meals: B, Bru, L, D n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, salad bar, vegan-friendly n Choose from grab-and-go meals, side dishes, sushi, baked goods, signature sandwiches and salads — or put together your own meal from the hot and cold bars. $

Guild Fine Meats 111 St. Paul St., Burlington, 497-1645 n Meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n From rolls to deli meats, everything at this downtown butcher shop and delicatessen is made from local ingredients. eat in or buy dry-aged steaks and pastries to take home. $

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Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store & Café 750 Pine St., Burlington, 864-1807 n take a through-the-glass factory tour and see lake Champlain Chocolates being born. On the way out, buy some factory seconds at deep discounts or have a box of truffles wrapped for someone special. $

south of the Border Mexican El Cortijo Taquería y Cantina 189 Bank St., Burlington, 497-1668 n Meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n This taquería from the team behind the Farmhouse tap & Grill serves locally inspired tacos, burritos and entrées, along with “wicked fly” margaritas. $

El Gato Cantina 169 Church St., Burlington, 540-3095 n Meals: L, D, LN; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n tacos and quesadillas share the menu with traditional dishes such as pozole, tamales, barbacoa and elote. try a guava margarita made with one of 80 tequilas. $$

Madera’s Restaurante Mexicano Cantina 180 Battery St., Burlington, 657-3377 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n live music n pair a specialty margarita with a range of burritos, tacos, tostadas and chimichangas. authentic specialties include arroz con pollo and pescado boracho. sunday is dinner only. $$

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Lechthaler’s offbeat dishes explode smalltown stereotypes while satisfying adventurous eaters 10:16 AM from nearby Okemo Mountain Resort. Instead of burgers, diners can dig into chimichurrislathered pork belly served on a bed of black beans; in place of Bolognese, they feast on housemade tagliatelle with plump Massachusetts clams and lardons. A generous dusting of chili flakes lends that dish a low, slow burn. Despite warm guidance from Abby, Lechthaler’s Mississippi-born wife, it can be difficult to decide among the nightly specials scrawled on the restaurant’s chalkboard menu: local lamb tamales; tangy rock-shrimpand-conch ceviche with Bergamot orange, slivers of jalapeño pepper and Espelette wonton chips; or luscious roasted marrow bones. It’s all good, as they say, including dessert. Lechthaler can’t escape a dish he invented at Verdé: a crisp waffle topped with buttermilk-bacon ice cream, a curl of bacon and a generous glug of maple syrup. Very Vermonty indeed, but with a unique modern twist. Corin HirsCH

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Steak and Wine Bar established in 2006 • Luscious handcut steaks including Certified Angus Beef • Fresh and fun ingredients • Fine wines from around the world with an emphasis on big, bold steak-friendly wines • In a beautifully candlelit, intimate space just one block from Church Street Open 7 days a week One Lawson Lane at the corner of St. Paul & College St., Burlington, VT 802-363-3639 You can now reserve online! Visit us at bluecatvt.com

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The Gleanery

133 Elm St., Manchester center, 362-4449 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D n outdoor seating, veganfriendly n This Italian deli offers fresh mozzarella, cured meats and crusty breads. Take home a Brie panino with fig jam and prosciutto, or load up on specialty Italian dry goods. $

133 Main St., Putney, 387-3052 n closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; Meal: D; ByoB n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music n The chefs use surplus ingredients from local farms in dishes such as sweet-potato empanadas and duck confit over three-potato hash. Dine fireside in winter and on the porch in summer — or grab a pastry in the adjacent café. $$$

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Al Ducci’s Italian Pantry

92 Route 11, chester, 875-4666 n closed: Tues.; Meals: B, Bru, L n cash/check only, delivery, outdoor seating, seasonal, vegan-friendly All of the goodies baked daily here are trans-fat-free. Try croissants, éclairs and puffy quiches, or go savory with soups or sandwiches on crusty bread. Pizza on Friday. Closed April and November. $

116 North St., Bennington, 442-2447 n closed: Sun., Mon.; Meals: L, D n veggie-friendly n The chef-owner cooks up authentic fish-and-chips as well as meat pies, bangers-andmash, and even chip butties, aka French-fry sandwiches. $

Curtis’ BBQ

2594 Depot St., Manchester center, 362-2817 n closed: Sun.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n dance floor, live music, tv n Chef Amy Chamberlain has appeared on the Food Network five times. Regulars love her sesame-crusted yellowfin tuna and filet mignon in a mushroom, roasted garlic and Guinness demi-glace. $$$

7 Putney Landing Rd., Putney, 3875474 n closed: Mon., Tues.; Meals: L, D n cash/check only, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, seasonal Curtis Tuff has been cooking ribs and chicken over an open pit since 1968. Every Day with Rachael Ray magazine named his hot sauce the best in the country. Dig into a porkstuffed ’tater at a picnic table in the company of pet pig Curtis Jr. Open April to October. $$

Depot62 515 Depot St., Manchester, 366-8229 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n veggiefriendly n Find this eclectic eatery at the back of a home-furnishings store — then take a seat at the communal table for Turkish small plates and thin-crust pizzas.

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57 Main St., Brattleboro, 257-5226 n closed: Sun; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Even the kimchi is made in-house at this 30-year-old, home-style Korean fusion restaurant. Diners can sit at the sushi bar for fresh fish — while vegetarians can choose from lots of tofu dishes. $

36 Bridge St., Brattleboro, 490-2354 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n live music, tv n This pub and brewery combines a killer view of the Connecticut River with craft beers and inexpensive plates of ahi tuna ceviche and beer-braised short ribs. $$

SoLo Farm & Table 95 Middletown Rd., South Londonderry, 824-6327 n closed: Tues., Wed.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Swoon over scrumptious, gorgeously composed dishes such as spaghetti nero or seared local quail atop pinescented quinoa. The chef-owner was nominated for a 2014 James Beard Award. $$$$

T.J. Buckley’s 132 Elliot St., Brattleboro, 257-4922 n closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; Meal: D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n A cozy, 1920s Worcester diner is the setting for a nightly changing menu of upscale local fare. Try the smokedtrout tartlet with trout roe and local chèvre. $$$$$

Three Stones Restaurant 105 canal St., Brattleboro, 2461035 n closed: Sun., Mon., Tues; Meal: D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Chef Alejandra Bolles’ Mayan grandmother taught her to cook everything from salsas to tortillas the Indian way — on three hot stones and a fire. The indigenous dishes are served in a funky 1917 dining car. $$

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Up for Breakfast

36 The Square, Bellows Falls, 4607676 n closed: Mon; Meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music n Sample creative antipasti such as polpette and burrata with wildflower honey, or tuck into pizza, pappardelle with beef ragù or cod with citrus gremolata. The cocktails are not to be missed. $$$

Emma’s Restaurant at the Silas Griffith Inn

Putney Co-op 8 carol Brown Way, Putney, 387-5866 n Meals: B, L n gluten-free opts., salad bar, vegan-friendly This bustling co-op is a fabulous source for local and organic foods — from produce, bread and meat to sandwiches, pastries and hot lunch specials. The wine selection is killer, too. $

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Shin-La Restaurant & Sushi Bar

291 Pleasant St., chester, 875-2121 n closed: Mon; Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n live music, tv n Inside this eclectic warehouse, you’ll find super-thin-crust pizzas — including a gluten-free version — made with local ingredients. A revolving selection of 18 Vermont craft brews sates the fun-loving crowd. $

41 Depot St., Ludlow, 228-7566 n closed: Tues., Wed.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Chef Rogan Lechthaler brings panache and ofthe-moment ingredients to his hip restaurant. The vibe is casual, but housemade salumi and fresh pastas help rank it as fine dining. $$$

178 S. Main St., Danby, 293-5567 n closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; Meals: B, D; ByoB n gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n pub quiz/trivia n This inn serves traditional New England comfort food made with local, seasonal produce — including eggs from its own chickens and greens from the back garden. $$$

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

4935 Main St., Manchester center, 362-4204 n Meal: B n cash/check only, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n This second-floor breakfast spot offers creative dishes such as wild-turkey hash, waffles Benedict, venison sausage and blackberrywalnut pancakes. $

Verdé 19 Village Lodge Rd., Stratton Mountain, South Londonderry, 297-9200 n closed: Tues.; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, vegan-friendly n At this elegant resort eatery, you might find housemade charcuterie, grilled white pizza or rack of lamb over black-truffle gnocchi — but the menu changes with the seasons. $$$$$

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outside vermont Artisans at Lake Placid Lodge 144 Lodge Way, Lake Placid, N.y, 877-523-2700 n Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n live music n Let three fireplaces warm you at this Relais & Chateaux property as you peruse the 46-page wine list. Try the roasted fillet of barramundi or lamb carpaccio topped with a poached quail egg. $$$$

Le Bistro du Lac 44 old Arsenal Rd., Westport, N.y., 518-962-8777 n Meal: D; full bar n outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, veggie-friendly n From June to September, Chef Bernard Perillat leaves the mountains for this Lake Champlain restaurant. Specialties include filet tartare and bouillabaisse. $$$$

Eat ’n Meet Grill & Larder 139 Broadway, Saranac Lake, N.y., 518-891-3149 n Meals: L, D; beer & wine n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Fare at this casual, chef-owned eatery ranges from house-smoked corned beef and lamb chimichangas to Caribbean plantain dumplings and sauerbraten with potato pancakes. $

Homei Bistro 3809 Rue Principale, Durham, Québec, canada, 450-284-0522 n Meals: L, D; full bar n gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., seasonal, vegan-friendly n The formerly Montréal-based chefs use ultralocal ingredients to prepare their diverse fare at this small-town restaurant. The menu includes a Korean beef bowl alongside awardwinning poutine. $$

Liquids and Solids at the Handlebar 6115 Sentinel Rd., Lake Placid, N.y., 518-837-5012 n closed: Mon; Meal: D; full bar n gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Local ingredients distinguish the quirky eats and drinks at this eclectic gastropub. Sip a cilantro daiquiri alongside meat loaf en croute with horseradish cream and salmon roe. $$

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Lost NatioN BrewiNg

254 Wilkins Street, Morrisville, 851-8041, lostnationbrewing.com Most breweries aren’t known for their victuals. If they serve food at all, it’s usually burgers, nachos or wings — all stuff to soak up the main attraction. The owners of Morrisville’s Lost Nation Brewing take a different approach. Those who manage to locate the brewery, in a hard-to-find industrial park, are richly rewarded with food and drink. While brewers Allen Van Anda and Jamie Griffith produce scrumptious beers in the back, their chef creates crush-worthy pressed sandwiches, pâtés and soups in the tasting room out front. Van Anda and Griffith ship their crisp, balanced beers to more than 200 spots around Vermont, but the freshest stuff is poured inside this beamed, blood-red room, with its long pine bar, blaring music and posse of regulars. You can discern smoked malt in the Pitch Black Ale and sea salt in the gose; coriander laces the petit Ardennes ale.

Featuring comfort foods from burgers, handcut fries to steak or salmon. Vegetarian dishes, daily specials & kids menu.. Highlighting local high school sports teams with memorabilia filling the walls. Enjoy a game! 7 FLAT

SCREEN TVs!

VT BEERS ON TAP, INCLUDING OUR LOCAL 14TH STAR

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84 N. Main Street • St. Albans

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Locals and out-of-towners flock here to enjoy great food & service with a friendly atmosphere in this cozy sports-themed restaurant.

Patrons who crane their necks toward the tiny kitchen may spy the chef mincing chicken livers into pâté and beerbraising pork until it’s fall-apart tender. That pâté — or sometimes even luscious pork rillettes — ends up on a charcuterie board that evokes a still life from the Dutch golden age with its buttered bread squares, cucumbers, peppers, pickled eggs and cauliflower. The beer-braised pork gets tumbled together with sliced apples, caramelized onions and mustard, all of which is piled onto crusty Elmore Mountain Bread and grilled. Fresh gnocchi spiked with snails and chorizo melts on the tongue. Vegetarians aren’t left out; a smoked-tofu-and-arugula sandwich is both sculpturally gorgeous and deeply flavorful. It’s almost enough to make you forget the beer — until you follow up a bite of braised pork belly with a swig of Rustic Ale. Great beer deserves great food, and vice versa. Lost Nation nails the combo. Corin HirsCH

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ermont’s artisanal beverage scene has exploded over the last few years. It seems a new microbrewery opens every week or so. Now, every region of our state is peppered with breweries, cideries and wineries where visitors can sample an ever-expanding kaleidoscope of drinks. All of the producers listed below invite guests in for samples (some popular Vermont brewers, such as the Alchemist Brewery and Lawson’s Finest Liquids, do not) — so happy tasting!

Breweries 14th Star Brewing Co. 133 N. main St., St. albans, 393-1459 Drop in to this former bowling alley for tastings or growler fills, and say hi to owner Steve Gagner — an Army veteran.

Black Lantern Inn & Brewpub 2057 N. main St., montgomery, 326-3269 n Beer is brewed on the premises of this inn near Jay Peak.

Bobcat Café & Brewery 5 main St., Bristol, 453-3311 n The beers are brewed in the cellar, but tapped in the comfy ground-floor pub.

Brewster River Pub & Brewery 4087 route 108, Jeffersonville, 644-6366 n A rotating roster of house-brewed beers is always on tap at this casual eatery.

Burlington Beer Co. 25 omega Dr., Suite 150, williston, 863-2337 n Inside this Williston warehouse, brewer Joe Lemnah offers samples and growlers of his sessionable creations.

Covered Bridge Craft Brewery 30 Sleepy hollow Lane, Lyndonville, no phone n Deep in the Northeast Kingdom, this microbrewery produces a beer called Lucky Me — “a one-night stand between a blonde and a pale ale.” Tasting in summer only.

Crop Bistro & Brewery 1859 mountain rd., Stowe, 253-4765 n This brewery within a restaurant produces mostly crisp German styles.

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Drop In Brewing 610 route 7, middlebury, 989-7414 n Since opening last year, this brewery’s Sunshine & Hoppiness has become a Vermont favorite.

Fiddlehead Brewing Co. 6305 Shelburne rd., Shelburne, 399-2994 n Beer lovers line up seven days a week for growlers of this brewery’s signature brews.

Foley Brothers Brewing 79 Stone mill Dam rd., Brandon, 353-1228 n This microbrewery’s Ginger Wheat beer draws on Vermont hops.

Four Quarters Brewing Co. 150 w. canal St., winooski n Fancy a rustic farmhouse ale brewed with Vermont-grown white grapes and chamomile? Get thee to Winooski for the weekend tastings.

Grateful Hands Brewing 2211 route 2, cabot, 249-4092 n Small-batch dark beers are the name of the game at this microbrewery.

Harpoon Brewery 336 ruth carney Dr., windsor, 674-5491 n One of Vermont’s biggest breweries offers tours and a full menu along with its pints.

Hill Farmstead Brewery 403 hill rd., greensboro Bend, 533-7450 n Shaun Hill’s beers have a cult following. You can buy a few in the retail shop. In 2013, the website RateBeer voted his place “Best Brewery in the World.”

Infinity Brewing Co. 80 Ethan allen Dr., South Burlington, 735-1288 n This brewery opened in 2014 — but already has fans for its Dubbel and Saison Golden Ale.

Kingdom Brewing

Queen City Brewery

1876 route 105, Newport, 334-7096 Clyde River Brown and Round Barn Red are among the beers produced at this microbrewery. Sample them or fill a growler at the Newport tasting room.

703B pine St., Burlington n Four longtime friends opened this 15-barrel brewery in Burlington’s South End in 2014 — and installed a 1951 truck above the growler bar.

Long Trail Brewing Company, Visitor Center & Pub Junction of routes 4 and 100a, Bridgewater corners, 672-5011 n Skiers, leaf peepers and locals flock here, one of Vermont’s most iconic breweries, for pints and hearty pub food.

H Lost Nation Brewing (see pg. 128) 245 wilkins St., morrisville, 851-8041 Pilsner, red ale and gose are all part of the oeuvre at this Morrisville microbrewery; fill your growler, or stay for a pint and lunch.

Madison Brewing 428 main St., Bennington, 442-7397 Southwest Vermont’s first brewpub keeps ’em coming back with seasonal brews and unfussy fare.

Magic Hat Brewing Co.

5 Bartlett Bay rd., South Burlington, 658-2739 n The inside of this brewery feels like a funhouse, and there are always whimsically named brews on tap for sampling.

McNeill’s Brewery

90 Eliot St., Brattleboro, 254-2553 This brewpub has been fermenting ales since 1992; you can find them here or in bottles throughout Vermont.

Northshire Brewery 108 county St., Bennington, 6810201 n From robust ales to balanced weisse, this microbrewery has something for all tastes. Tours by appointment only.

Norwich Inn/Jasper Murdoch’s Alehouse 325 main St., Norwich, 649-1143 n This microbrewery located inside an inn specializes in English-style ales. Try one in the on-site pub.

Otter Creek Brewing/ Wolaver’s Certified Organic Ales

793 Exchange St., middlebury, 388-0727 n They’re passionate about suds at this growing microbrewery, and Wolaver’s Oatmeal Stout is a fine local alternative to Guinness.

Rock Art Brewery 632 Laporte rd., morrisville, 8889400 n Ridge Runner Barley Wine and the infamous Vermonster are brewed at this Morrisville microbrewery, where you can drop in for tastings.

Stone Corral Brewery 830 taft rd., huntington, no phone This nanobrewery is on a horse farm, and brewer Bret Hamilton sources local crops for some of his beers.

Switchback Brewing Co. 160 Flynn ave., Burlington, 651-4114 In 2012, this brewery made its fans very happy when it began offering its yeasty signature brew in bottles.

Trapp Family Lodge 700 trapp hill rd., Stowe, 253-8512 Austrian-style lagers take time and care to make, but the brewers here are patient. You can sample their efforts in any of Trapp’s eateries.

Trout River Brewing Company

58 Broad St., route 5, Lyndonville, 626-9396 n Try Trout River’s unfiltered beers on Friday and Saturday night when they’re paired with fresh-tossed pizzas.

Vermont Pub & Brewery 144 college St., Burlington, 8650500 n Vermont’s first brew pub was founded by the late Greg Noonan, a brewing legend. The patio is packed on sunny days, and the tap lines are always pouring brews with interesting flavors.

Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery 36 Bridge St., Brattleboro, 490-2354 This brewery has an amazing deck and an eclectic selection of craft beers on tap.

Zero Gravity Craft Brewery at American Flatbread 115 St. paul St., Burlington, 8612999 n One of the perks of eating wood-fired pizza here is the chance to sample the house brews, beloved among local hopheads.

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Cideries

distilleries

Champlain Orchards

American Crafted Spirits

3597 Route 74, Shoreham, 8972777 n This sustainable orchard makes delicious hard and ice ciders, including the popular Pruner’s Pride.

3 Artisans Way, Windsor, 674-4220 n This distillery’s SILO Vodka is made from local grains — try some in the tasting room, steps away from Harpoon Brewery.

Citizen Cider 316 Pine St., Burlington, 448-3278 It often feels like a party inside this massive cidery and tasting room in Burlington’s South End.

Caledonia Spirits

Charlotte Village Winery

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Green Mountain Distillers

192 Thomas Ln., Stowe, 253-0064 n Fancy some local vodka, or perhaps some maple liqueur? This distillery makes ’em both, as well as gin; whiskey coming soon.

Mad River Distillers

1815 Route 100, Stowe, 730-7447 Sample small-batch, barrel-aged ciders in this rustic tasting room just north of Stowe Village.

Woodchuck Cider 153 Pond Ln., Middlebury, 388-0700 The original Vermont-grown cider now has global reach; this is where it all started.

1334 Route 302, Groton, 584-9000 n The tasting room and retail shop sell this meadery’s delicate, honey-based creations.

Elm Brook Distillery

135 Ewing Rd., Vershire, 685-7724 This farm turns out balanced fruit wines, hard ciders and pomme de vie. Tours by appointment only.

Stowe Cider

Artesano Mead

Boyden Valley Winery

Flag Hill Farm

150 Main St., Newport, 334-1808 n Eleanor and Albert Leger are veteran ice-cider makers, and their elegant libations are sold far beyond the state.

Meaderies & wineries

46 Buffalo Mountain commons Dr., hardwick, 472-8000 n A honey base lends a subtle sweetness to this distillery’s gin and vodka; both have gained a national following.

250 Elm Brook Rd., East Fairfield,, 782-5999 n The home of Literary Dog Vodka and Rail Dog Maple Spirit.

Eden Ice Cider Company

MEALS B Breakfast L Lunch D Dinner Bru Brunch LN Late Night

108 Airport Rd., Warren, 496-6973 n Bourbon, rye and white whiskey issue forth from this rustic distillery.

Saxton’s River Distillery 485 W. River Rd., Brattleboro, 659-4903 n The rich Sapling Liqueur was one of the first in the state — sample some at this factory and tasting room.

Smugglers’ Notch Distillery 276 Main St., Jeffersonville, 3093077 n This father-and-son team started with vodka, added a gin and now sells barrel-aged rum and rye, too.

Vermont Spirits Route 4, Quechee, 866-9986352 n One of the state’s first microdistilleries, Vermont Spirits makes two crisp and elegant vodkas: one from milk sugar; the other from maple sap. It also produces a mélange of other spirits, including white whiskey and bourbon.

70 Route 104 at Route 15, cambridge, 644-8151 n Sample this farm’s traditional and fruit wines inside a red tasting barn.

3968 Greenbush Rd., charlotte, 4254599 n Ever sipped blueberry wine? You can try it — as well as a few grape wines— at this bucolic winery.

East Shore Vineyard

69 East Shore North, Grand isle, 877-378-8466 n Wines from coldclimate grapes are on offer at this island winery.

Fresh Tracks Farm Vineyard & Winery

4373 Route 12, Berlin, 279-6471 n You might catch local contractors sneaking into this winery for a tipple at the end of the day; just don’t tell their beer-swilling buddies.

Grand View Winery

Vermont Restaurant Week 2014 2012 Location

Honora Winery & Vineyard

201 Route 112, Jacksonville, 3682226 n Hit the tasting room to swirl and sip some cold-climate wines alongside a mélange of Vermont cheeses.

la garagista 1834 Mount hunger Rd., Barnard, 291-1295 n Winemaker and restaurateur Deirdre Heekin produces elegant, sometimes-unusual wines from cold-hardy grapes. Tasting by appointment only.

Lincoln Peak Vineyard 142 River Rd., New haven, 3887368 n One of the grandaddies of the Vermont wine scene. Sample vintages, fill a bottle with the signature Marquette — or linger on the deck with a glass.

Neshobe River Winery 79 Stone Mill Dam Rd., Brandon, 2478002 n If you sip too much Purple Haze or Riesling during the weekend tastings, you can crash at the on-site bed and breakfast.

Otter Valley Winery 1246 Franklin St., Route 7, Brandon, 247-6644 n This artisanal winery is swimming in cold-climate grapes, from LaCrescent and Frontenac Blanc to Marquette and St. Croix.

2113 Max Gray Rd., East calais, 456-7012 n A favorite with tourists. This winery also maintains a tasting room in Waterbury Center.

Putney Mountain Winery

Groennfell Meadery

Shelburne Vineyard

856 hercules Dr., #20, colchester, 497-2345 n From the outside, this looks like a warehouse — inside, you’ll find a range of sparkling meads and a tasting bar on which to try them.

Hall Home Place 4445 Main St., isle La Motte, 9283091 n The orchard here has been in the family since the 1700s, but the ice cider is more recent. Try some in the seasonal café.

Hillis’ Sugarbush Farm & Vineyard

206 Sugarbush Farm Rd., colchester, 893-2928 n Maple syrup and wine issue forth from this family farm, where the grapes — such as Vidal Blanc and Traminette — are coldhardy.

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71 holland hill Rd., Putney, 387-4610 These fruit wines are sweet, juicy, and beloved by tourists and locals alike.

6308 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-8222 n Winemaker Ken Albert is constantly pioneering new techniques in the vineyard and the cellar. Sample some of his efforts in the airy tasting room or out on the sunny patio.

Snow Farm Vineyard

30 Whipple Rd., South hero, 3729463 n Traveling to this island winery is an adventure in and of itself — and the wines are tasty, too.

Whaleback Vineyard 202 old Lake Rd., Poultney, 2872256 n This idyllic vineyard offers tastings of its estate-grown wines from Wednesday to Sunday.

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INDEX #

3 Squares Café .............................................55 10 Railroad Street .........................................19 14th Star Brewing Co.................................130 51 Main at the Bridge ..................................59 60 Battery ...................................................105 84 Main Sports Grill .....................................15 99 Asian Market Eatery ..............................111 158 Main .........................................................21 242 Main ....................................................... 115

A A Crust Above .............................................. 50 A Single Pebble ..........................................109 A&W Drive-In ................................................55 Abbey Restaurant and Pub ........................13 ABC Café & Pub ............................................ 97 African Safari Store and Deli ...................105 Ahli Baba’s Kabob Shop ............................. 121 AJ’s Kitchen ..................................................85 Akes’ Den ....................................................... 67 Ake’s Old Brick Tavern .................................89 Akes’ Place ................................................... 113 Al Ducci’s Italian Pantry .............................127 Al’s French Frys.............................................89 Alice’s Table....................................................31 Allechante ......................................................41 Almost Home................................................55 American Crafted Spirits ........................... 131 American Flatbread.....................................68 American Flatbread Burlington Hearth . 121 American Flatbread Middlebury Hearth ..61 Ana’s Empanadas..........................................51 Anatolian Turkish Food & Grand Bazaar 121 Angeleno’s Pizza .......................................... 79 Angelina’s Restaurant................................. 27 Angkor Wat ....................................................41 Anthony’s Diner .............................................31 Antidote ........................................................55 Apollo Diner ..................................................85 Archie’s Grill ..................................................89 Ariel’s Restaurant ........................................ 73 Artisans at Lake Placid Lodge ..................127 ArtsRiot Kitchen ......................................... 119 Arvad’s Grill and Pub ...................................64 Artesano Meal ............................................. 131 Asian Bistro (two locations) .....................93 Asian Gourmet ............................................. 74 Asiana House - Burlington .......................109 Asiana House - Montpelier ........................ 74 Asiana Noodle Shop ....................................111 Athens Diner.................................................85 August First Bakery & Café ........................111 Aztlan Foods .................................................68

b B. U. Emporium ............................................95 Baba-à-Louis Bakery ..................................127 Back Behind Restaurant & Barbecue Smokehouse, The ..................47 Backstage Pub .............................................95 Backyard Tavern, The ..................................23 Bag Ladies Express Café at Simply Delicious ......................................73 Bagel Café & Deli........................................105 Bagel Market ................................................85 Bagel Place, The ...........................................93 Bagels Plus ................................................... 87 Bagitos Bagel & Burrito Café ..................... 73 Bailiwick’s on Mill ..........................................31 Bakery, The ................................................... 50 Bamboo Gardens ......................................... 74 Bamboo Hut..................................................111 Bangkok Bistro on the Hill .........................23 Bangkok Minute Thai Café .........................93 Barkeaters Restaurant ...............................85 Barnard General Store ............................... 40 Barnard Inn Restaurant and Max’s Tavern ........................................ 38 Barrio Bakery ............................................... 113 Basil’s Pizzeria & Restaurant ..................... 79 Basin Harbor Club Main Dining Room ...................................... 55 Bayside Bakery & Coffee Bar .....................93 Bayside Pavilion............................................13 Bayview Eats ................................................89 Beach House, The ......................................105 Beansies ......................................................105 Bearded Frog, The ........................................85 Bee’s Knees, The ............................................19 Behind the Scenes Café.............................. 73 Belfry, The .......................................................15 Belle’s Café .................................................... 87 Belted Cow Bistro, The ................................85 Ben & Bill’s: A New York Deli ....................105 Bender’s Burritos .........................................20 Bento............................................................109 Bernie’s Restaurant ......................................13 Big Daddy’s Delivery .................................. 123 Big Fatty’s BBQ - White River Jct. .............38 Big Fatty’s BBQ - Burlington.....................105 Big Moose Pub, The .....................................59 Big Picture Theater and Café ..................... 67

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Birch Ridge Inn ............................................. 47 Birchgrove Baking ....................................... 75 Birdseye Diner .............................................. 47 Bistro at Ten Acres Lodge ...........................19 Black Cap Coffee Roasters .........................25 Black Krim Tavern ........................................38 Black Lantern Inn ................................ 13, 130 Black Sheep Bistro.......................................55 Blackback Pub & The Mad Taco.................67 Blanche and Bill’s Pancake House ........... 40 Bleu Northeast Seafood ...........................109 Block Gallery & Coffeehouse, The ............. 97 Blue Cat Bistro............................................. 50 Blue Cat Steak & Wine Bar .......................109 Blue Donkey, The..........................................23 Blue Moon Café .............................................19 Blue Paddle Bistro ........................................13 Blue Stone Pizzeria & Tavern, The............68 Blueberry Hill Inn ......................................... 47 Bluebird Barbecue .....................................105 Bluebird Coffee Stop .................................. 117 Bluebird Coffee Stop at the Innovation Center..........................105 Bluebird Tavern ..........................................105 Bobcat Café & Brewery, The .............. 55, 130 Bohemian Bakery ........................................ 75 Boho Café & Market.....................................39 Boloco ..........................................................109 Bolton Deli, The ............................................ 87 Bongiorno’s ...................................................68 Bove’s Restaurant ...................................... 123 Boyden Valley Winery ................................ 131 Brandon Music Café .................................... 47 Brave Coffee & Tea ...................................... 67 Breakwater Café .........................................109 Brewster River Pub & Brewery ..........23, 130 Bridge Street Café .......................................89 Bristol Bakery & Café .................................. 57 Bristol Mexican Market................................61 Brown & Jenkins Trading Co. ....................25 Brown Cow, The .............................................31 H Brown Dog Bistro............................... 28, 31 Brown’s Market Bistro ..................................31 Bruegger’s Bagel Bakery ............................. 87 Bruegger’s Bagels ......................................105 Bueno y Sano..............................................109 Buffalo Mountain Food Co-op Café ..........35 Buffalo Wild Wings Grill & Bar .................. 117 Buono Appetito Italian Restaurant ..........99 Burger Barn...................................................20 Burlington Bagel Bakery ............................ 87 Burlington Bay Market & Café .................105 Burlington Beer Co. ...................................130 Burnham Hollow Bakery & Café................48 Burt’s Irish Pub ..............................................21

c Cactus Café of Stowe .................................. 27 H Café Mediterano ................................82, 97 Café Provence.............................................. 50 Cafe Provence on Blush Hill....................... 67 Café Shelburne ............................................ 97 Café Sweet Basil............................................31 Cajun’s Snack Bar ..........................................31 Caledonia Spirits......................................... 131 Camel’s Hump Café at Broadacres Bingo 89 Cantina di Gerardo ......................................35 Capitol Grounds Café ...................................77 Cara Mia’s .......................................................51 Carol’s Hungry Mind Café ...........................59 Carpenter & Main.........................................42 Carriage Room Restaurant at the Town and Country Resort............... 21 Castle Hill Resort and Spa..........................38 Castlerock Pub at Sugarbush .................... 67 Castleton Pizza Place & Deli ......................48 Castleton Snack Bar ....................................48 Cattails Restaurant .....................................48 Center Street Bar ........................................ 50 Chadwick’s Steakhouse & Pub ................. 40 Champlain Orchards .................................. 131 Chan’s House ............................................... 40 Charlie B’s Pub & Restaurant at Stoweflake................................................ 19 Charlie O’s ...................................................... 75 Charlie’s Rotisserie and Grill ......................89 Charlotte Village Winery ........................... 131 Chef Leu’s House ...........................................91 Chef’s Corner ............................................... 107 Chef’s Corner Café & Bakery .......................93 Chester’s Bakery............................................13 Chez Henri Restaurant and Bistrot .......... 67 China Express .............................................109 China Express 2 ..........................................109 China Fun ...................................................... 67 China Garden .................................................91 China Moon .................................................. 40 China Moon Buffet....................................... 74 China Star Chinese Restaurant - Waterbury .... 67 China Star Chinese Restaurant - Montpelier.... 74 China Town Restaurant .............................. 74 China Wok Buffet ..........................................15 H Choices Restaurant and Rotisserie ....44, 49 Chopstick House II ........................................91 Chowder House Restaurant, The ..............48 Chubby Muffin, The - Burlington ............. 107 Chubby Muffin, The - Burlington Airport...... 87

Church & Main ............................................105 Church Street Tavern ................................. 117 Cider House Barbecue and Pub, The ........64 Citizen Cider................................................. 131 City Limits Nite Club ...................................59 City Market .................................................. 123 City Sports Grille .......................................... 97 CJ’s @ Than Wheeler’s Tavern ................... 40 CJ’s Suds South ........................................... 50 Cliff House at Stowe Mountain Resort .....19 Cloudland Farm Restaurant ......................38 Clover House Pub ........................................89 Club Metronome at Nectar’s ..................... 115 Cobblestone Deli and Café ....................... 107 Cockadoodle Pizza Café ..............................42 Cody’s Irish Pub & Grille .............................. 97 Coffee Corner ................................................ 73 Colatina Exit .................................................42 Colonial Café at the Golden Eagle, The .....21 Combes Family Inn ..................................... 40 Common Café ............................................... 73 Common Man, The.......................................64 Connie’s Kitchen ...........................................31 Constantino’s Italian Imports....................48 Cork Wine Bar & Market..............................68 H Cornerstone Pub & Kitchen ............70, 73 Coslin’s Pub at Stowehof ............................23 Cosmic Bakery & Café ..................................13 Costello’s Market...........................................61 Cottage, The ...................................................19 Country Creemee .........................................39 Country Pantry Restaurant & Pizzeria .....13 Countryman’s Pleasure, The ..................... 50 Covered Bridge Craft Brewery .................130 Creamery Restaurant, The ..........................31 Creek House Diner, The ..............................38 Crop Bistro & Brewery......................... 19, 130 Crossing, The .................................................13 Cubber’s ..........................................................61 Cucina Antica ...............................................99 Cupboard Deli ...............................................20 Curry & Spice ................................................ 74 Curtis’ BBQ ...................................................127

D Daily Chocolate ............................................59 Daily Planet, The ........................................105 Dairy Center Restaurant and Champion Sports Tavern.................... 13 Dairy Creme .................................................. 73 Dana’s by the Gorge .................................... 40 Danville Restaurant & Inn ..........................31 Das Bierhaus................................................ 121 Deb’s Place ....................................................20 Delicate Decadence Cake Boutique ......... 75 Depot Square Pizza ..................................... 79 Depot Street Malt Shop ...............................19 Depot62 ........................................................127 Derby Cow Palace, The .................................31 Dharshan Namaste Asian Deli ..................93 Dining at Quimby Country ..........................31 Dino’s Pizza ...................................................99 Dixies II ..........................................................38 Dobrá Tea ..................................................... 117 Donny’s NY Pizza & Sports Bar..................99 Downstreet Eats .......................................... 73 H Downtown Grocery, The ................124, 127 Downtown Pizzeria & Pub.......................... 27 Dragon House................................................91 Drink .............................................................. 113 Drop In Brewing .........................................130 Duino (¡Duende!) ......................................... 119 Duke’s Creemees ..........................................89 Dutch Mill Family Restaurant ...................89 Dutch Pancake Café .....................................21 Dylan’s Café ....................................................31

E E.B. Strong’s Prime Steakhouse ..............109 East Garden ................................................. 40 East Side Restaurant & Pub, The ..............33 East Shore Vineyard ................................... 131 Eastern Dragon .............................................15 Eat ’n Meet Grill & Larder ..........................127 Eaton’s Sugarhouse Restaurant and Gift Shop ............................................... 40 Edelweiss Bakery & Café ............................23 Edelweiss Mountain Deli ............................ 27 Eden Ice Cider Company............................ 131 Edson Hill Manor...........................................19 El Cortijo Taquería y Cantina ................... 123 El Gato Cantina .......................................... 123 El Zorro Mexican Restaurant & Cantina .. 27 Elixir Restaurant ..........................................38 Elm Brook Distillery .................................... 131 Elusive Moose Pub & Eatery, The.............. 67 Emily’s at Stowehof ......................................19 Emma’s Restaurant at the Silas Griffith Inn ............................. 127 Enosburg Falls Country Club Restaurant .....13 Esox ............................................................... 113 Espresso Bueno ............................................77 Essex Chinese Restaurant ..........................91 Essex Grill ......................................................89

f Fair Haven Inn Restaurant........................ 50 Family Table, The ..........................................19 Farmhouse Tap & Grill, The ......................105 Feldman’s Bagels ........................................ 113 Fiddlehead Brewing Co. ............................130 Finnigan’s Pub ............................................. 115 Fire & Ice Restaurant ..................................55 Firebird Café.................................................. 87 Fireside Flatbread at Bolton Valley Resort .............................. 99 Fireside Tavern at Stowe Mountain Resort ........................ 23 Five Olde Tavern and Grille ....................... 40 Flag Hill Farm............................................... 131 H Flannel ..................................................16, 19 Foley Brothers Brewing ............................130 Folino’s Pizzeria ............................................99 Foothills Bakery ............................................15 Foundry Pub & Grille, The............................31 Four Corners of the Earth ......................... 107 Four Quarters Brewing Co. .......................130 Foxfire to Go.................................................. 27 Franny O’s ..................................................... 115 Freighthouse, The ........................................33 Fresh Tracks Farm Vinyard & Winery ...... 131 Fu Da Chinese Restaurant .......................109 Full House ......................................................91

G G’s Restaurant ..............................................85 Gables Inn ......................................................21 Garden of Eatin’ Café, The........................... 87 Garlic, The .......................................................51 Gil’s Bar & Grill at the WilloughVale Inn....31 Gill’s Delicatessen ........................................48 Ginger China .................................................49 Gleanery, The ...............................................127 Good Times Café ..........................................89 Goodfellas Restaurant & Tavern...............33 Gourmet Provence ..................................... 50 Gracie’s Restaurant ......................................21 Grand Buffet ..................................................91 Grand View Winery ..................................... 131 Grapevine Grille ...........................................55 Grateful Hands Brewing ...........................130 Great Harvest Bread Co. ............................ 113 Great Room at Spruce Camp, The .............20 Green Dragon ...............................................23 Green Goddess .............................................20 Green Mountain Coffee Café & Visitor Center ............................................67 Green Mountain Distillers ......................... 131 Green Mountain Tavern...............................77 Green Peppers Restaurant ........................55 Greenfields Restaurant at Holiday Inn ....48 Griffin’s Publick House ................................49 Grill at the Sugarbush Inn, The ................. 67 Grille Room at the Quechee Club , The ....38 Groennfell Meadery.................................... 131 Guild Fine Meats ........................................ 123 Guild Tavern..................................................89 Guilty Plate Diner, The ................................85 Gusto’s ........................................................... 75

h Halflounge Speakeasy ............................... 115 Hall Home Place.......................................... 131 Halvorson’s Upstreet Café ........................109 Halvy’s Cafe ....................................................15 Hana Japanese Restaurant .......................93 Handy’s Lunch ............................................105 Hardwick House of Pizza ............................35 Harley D’s ........................................................15 Harper’s Restaurant at the Holiday Inn ...89 Harpoon Brewery .......................................130 Harrington House Inn and Restaurant....38 Harrington’s of Vermont ............................. 87 Harrison’s Restaurant and Bar ...................19 Harry’s Café ...................................................42 Harvest Market ............................................ 27 Hatchery, The............................................... 40 Healthy Living Café .....................................99 Hearth & Candle ...........................................19 Hen of the Wood - Burlington .................105 Hen of the Wood - Waterbury....................64 Henry’s Diner ..............................................105 Hero’s Welcome .............................................13 Higher Ground ..............................................95 Hill Farmstead Brewery ............................130 Hillis’ Sugarbush Farm & Vineyard .......... 131 Hilltop Restaurant ....................................... 79 Hinesburgh Public House ..........................85 HJ House .......................................................111 Hoagie Hut ....................................................89 Hoagie’s Pizza & Pasta - Essex ..................99 Hoagie’s Pizza & Pasta - Newport.............35 Hob Knob Inn & Restaurant ......................20 Hogan’s Pub ..................................................65 Homei Bistro................................................127 Honey Thai Restaurant...............................93 Hong Kong Kitchen ......................................91 Honora Winery & Vineyard ....................... 131

Hornet’s Nest ................................................95 Hostel Tevere ...............................................64 Hourglass at Stowe Mountain Lodge ......23 House of Tang............................................... 74 Hub Pizzeria and Pub, The ......................... 27 Hung Tao .....................................................109 Hunger Mountain Coop .............................. 81 Hungry Bear Pub & Grill , The .....................41 Hungry Dutchman, The ..............................89 Huntington House, The ..............................64 Hyde Away Inn and Restaurant ................64

I Ice House Restaurant & Bar ....................109 India House Restaurant ...........................109 Infinity Brewing Co. ...................................130 Inn at Glimmerstone Mansion ..................38 Inn at Shelburne Farms, The .....................85 Inn at the Long Trail, The .......................... 50 Inn at Weathersfield, The ...........................38 Inn at Weston ...............................................38 H INN, The ................................................10, 13 Inside Scoop, The .........................................49 Isabell’s Café ................................................ 40 Istanbul Kebab House ................................ 97

j J. Morgan’s Steakhouse.............................. 73 James Moore Tavern .................................. 97 Jasper Murdock’s Alehouse at the Norwich Inn .............................. 38, 130 Jax Food & Games ...................................... 50 Jay Village Inn & Restaurant, The ............33 Jeff’s Restaurant ...........................................13 Jeffersonville Pizza Department.............. 27 Jericho Cafe & Tavern .................................89 Jessica’s at Swift House Inn ......................55 Jia Indian Restaurant ................................ 50 Jimmz Pizza .................................................68 Jin Chinese Restaurant ...............................91 Joe’s Snack Bar.............................................85 Joey’s Junction Bakery and Café ...............15 Joyce’s Noodle House .................................93 JP’s Pub ........................................................ 117 JP’s Restaurant and Deli ............................89 JR’s Eatery ..................................................... 47 Juice Bar, The..............................................105 Julio’s Cantina Mexican Cuisine & Margarita Bar............................................ 81 Juni’s Take Out .............................................65 Junior’s Downtown .................................... 123 Junior’s Italian ..............................................99 Juniper ........................................................105 Juniper’s at the Wildflower Inn .................33 Juniper’s Fare Café ...................................... 67

k Kampus Kitchen ........................................ 107 KC’s Bagel Café ............................................. 67 Kedron Valley Inn Restaurant & Tavern . 40 Keeper’s: A Country Café ............................38 Kelvans Restaurant.....................................48 Ken’s Pizza and Pub................................... 123 Kham’s Thai Cuisine ....................................33 Killington Avenue Market & Deli ..............48 King Arthur Flour Café ................................ 41 Kingdom Brewing ......................................130 Kirkwood’s Pub at Stowe Mountain Resort ........................ 23 Kismet............................................................ 79 Kitchen Table Bistro, The ...........................85 Klinger’s Bread Company ........................... 87 Knotty Shamrock, The .................................77 Koto Japanese Steak House .....................93 Kountry Kart Deli ....................................... 107 Koval’s Coffee................................................93

l L’Amante Ristorante ................................. 123 La Brioche ..................................................... 75 la garagista .................................................. 131 La Villa Bistro & Pizzeria ............................85 Ladder 1 Grill ................................................. 73 Lago Trattoria & Catering ..........................33 Lake Champlain Chocolates ..................... 119 Lake Champlain Chocolates Factory Store & Café .................................123 Lakeview House Restaurant, The .............89 Laughing Moon Chocolates .......................25 Le Belvédère ..................................................31 Le Bistro du Lac...........................................127 Lee’s Chinese Restaurant ...........................93 Leonardo’s Pizza - Burlington ................. 123 Leonardo’s Pizza - S. Burlington ...............99 Leunig’s Bistro & Café ................................ 121 Li’s Chinese Restaurant ..............................49 Lighthouse Restaurant & Lounge, The ...89 Lil’ Britain .....................................................127 Lincoln Peak Vineyard ............................... 131 Linda’s .............................................................13

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Liquids and Solids at the Handlebar.......127 Little Garden Market ................................... 97 Little Harry’s..................................................50 Lobby, The .....................................................55 Local Buzz, The ..............................................41 Localfolk Smokehouse................................64 Logan’s of Vermont .................................... 105 Long Trail Brewing Company Visitor Center & Pub............................ 41, 130 Loretta’s Fine Italian Cuisine .....................99 H Lost Nation Brewing ...............23, 128, 130 Lovin’ Cup, The ..............................................20 lu•lu ................................................................59 Lucky Next Door ......................................... 109 Lucky Wok Chinese Restaurant ................93 Luigi’s ..............................................................61 Lyndonville House of Pizza........................35

M M-Saigon Vietnamese Noodle House & Sandwich Café .............................111 Mad River Barn .............................................64 Mad River Distillers .................................... 131 Mad Taco, The - Montpelier.........................81 Mad Taco, The - Waitsfield .........................68 Madera’s Restaurante Mexicano Cantina ......................................123 Madison Brewing ....................................... 130 Magic Hat Brewing Co............................... 130 Magic Wok ..................................................... 57 Maglianero Café .......................................... 119 Magnolia Bistro .......................................... 109 Magoo’s ..........................................................50 Main Street Dining Room ............................21 Mama’s Melting Pot..................................... 73 Manhattan Pizza & Pub............................ 123 Maple City Diner ............................................13 Maple Valley Café & Gift Shop ................... 73 Marco’s Pizza - S. Burlington .....................99 Marco’s Pizza and Grill - Shelburne ..........99 Martone’s Market & Café ........................... 101 Mary’s Café .................................................... 47 Mary’s Restaurant at the Inn at Baldwin Creek .................................. 55 Matterhorn Restaurant .............................. 25 Maxi’s Restaurant ........................................ 67 Maynard’s Snack Bar ...................................65 McCarthy’s Restaurant ................................21 McGillicuddy’s Irish Ale House .................. 97 McGillicuddy’s Irish Pub ...............................77 McKee’s Island Pub & Pizza ........................15 McKee’s Pub & Grill ...................................... 97 McNeill’s Brewery....................................... 130 Mediterranean Mix ...................................... 97 Melaza Caribbean Bistro ............................ 42 Men at Wok ...................................................93 Mexicali Grill & Cantina ............................. 101 Michael’s on the Hill ....................................64 Middlebury Bagel & Delicatessen ............55 Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op ...............61 Midway BBQ ...................................................19 Mill Market and Deli, The ........................... 101 Milton Diner, The ..........................................85 Mimmo’s Italian Pizzeria and Restaurant ........................................... 99 Mimmo’s Pizzeria Restaurant - St. Albans....15 MINT Restaurant and Tea Lounge ........... 67 Mirabelles..................................................... 113 Misery Loves Co. ..........................................85 Miss Lyndonville Diner ................................31 Mister Up’s Restaurant ............................... 57 Mister Z’s Italian Restaurant ..................... 79 Mix Café and Bakery, The.............................19 Mix Cupcakerie & Kitchen .......................... 67 MLC Bakeshop ..............................................93 Moe’s Southwest Grill .................................89 Mon Vert Café ...............................................39 Monkey House, The .....................................95 Montpelier Village Pizza............................. 79 Moog’s Place ................................................. 25 Mooselook Restaurant ...............................33 Morgan’s Tavern at the Middlebury Inn...55 Morrisville House of Pizza.......................... 27 Morse Mountain Grill ...................................21 Mother Hubbard’s Bakery, Deli and Country Store ....................................... 15 Mountain Creamery ....................................40 Mountain Greens Market ............................61 Mountain High Pizza Pie ............................99 Mountain Top Inn & Resort, The ...............48 Mountain View Snack Bar - Morrisville ....20 Mountain View Snack Bar - Hardwick .......31 Mr. Darcy’s Bar & Grill ..................................40 Mr. Mike’s ..................................................... 123 Mr. Pickwick’s Gastropub and Steakhouse at Ye Olde England Inne ....... 19 Muddy Waters ............................................. 119 Mule Bar ........................................................95 Mulligan’s Irish Pub ......................................77 Murray’s Tavern ............................................95 My Little Cupcake - Burlington ................ 113 My Little Cupcake - Essex Junction .........93 My-T-Fine II Restaurant & Pub ...................15 Myer’s Bagel Bakery.................................... 113

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n Naru Asian Cuisine ......................................93 Natural Provisions Deli & Café ................. 101 NECI on Main ................................................ 73 Nectar’s ..........................................................117 Neshobe River Winery ............................... 131 New Fu Lin Chinese Restaurant................ 23 New Kong Chow Fusion ..............................50 New Moon Café ...........................................107 New Shanghai and Tokyo Restaurant .....50 New World Tortilla ..................................... 109 New York Pizza Oven ...................................99 Newport Natural Market & Café ...............35 Nino’s Sicilian Pizza ......................................61 Noonie Deli ...................................................55 North Branch Café ........................................77 North Garden Chinese Restaurant ...........93 North Hero House Inn & Restaurant ........13 Northfield Village Pizza ...............................81 Northshire Brewery ................................... 130 Northwoods Café at Jiffy Mart ..................38 Norwich Inn/Jasper Murdock’s Alehouse ............................ 41, 130 Number One Chinese Restaurant.............50 Nunyuns Bakery & Café ............................. 113 Nutty Steph’s Granola & Chocolate Factory ....................................67

o O’Grady’s Grill & Bar ......................................21 O’Maddi’s Deli & Café ................................... 73 oak45 .............................................................95 Oasis at the Bradford Motel.......................40 Old Brick Store, The .....................................89 Old Shed Bar & Grill ..................................... 97 Olde Northender Pub ................................. 115 On Tap Bar & Grill......................................... 97 On the Rise Bakery ......................................95 On the Rocs Lounge ....................................48 One Federal ....................................................13 One Main Tap & Grill.................................... 42 Orient Taste Express ...................................50 Oriental Wok .................................................93 osteria pane e salute .................................. 42 Other Place, The .......................................... 115 Otter Creek Bakery ...................................... 57 Otter Creek Brewing/ Wolaver’s Certified Organic Ales .............130 Otter Valley Winery .................................... 131 Our House Bistro..........................................85 Ovations Restaurant at the Killington Grand .............................. 48

p P&H Truck Stop .............................................31 Pacific Rim Asian Café ................................ 111 Paddie’s Snack Bar........................................31 Paddington’s Restaurant ............................13 Paisley Hippo Sandwich Shop ................... 87 Palms Restaurant, The ................................51 Pan’s South Hero Pizza ................................15 Panacea Pizza ............................................ 123 Panda China & Hibachi Buffet....................15 Papa Frank’s ..................................................99 Papa McKee’s ................................................99 Papa Nick’s Family Restaurant .................. 97 Paradise Deli and Market ...........................65 Park Place Tavern ........................................ 97 Park Row Café ...............................................65 Park Squeeze ................................................55 Parker House Inn & Restaurant, The........ 42 Parker Pie Co., The .......................................35 Parker Pie Wings ..........................................35 Parkway Diner ..............................................85 Pastabilities ..................................................99 Patricia’s Restaurant, aka Sully’s Place....49 Pauline’s Café................................................85 Pearl Street Diner ...................................... 105 Pearl Street Pub ........................................... 97 Peasant..........................................................68 Peking Duck House......................................93 Penny Cluse Café ........................................ 119 Perfect Wife Restaurant, The....................127 Perry’s Main Street Eatery .........................49 Pho Dang Vietnamese Café ......................93 Pho Hong....................................................... 111 Pi Brick Oven Trattoria/ Daily Grind ......... 42 Pickle Barrel Nightclub ...............................50 Pie in the Sky - St. Albans ...........................15 Pie in the Sky - Stowe ................................. 27 Piecasso Pizzeria & Lounge....................... 27 Pine Cone Snack Bar ....................................13 Pine Street Deli, The ...................................107 Pingala Café & Eatery ................................ 121 Pinky’s ............................................................ 73 Pitcher Inn, The ............................................65 Pizza Joint at the Moscow Schoolhouse Store, The ..............................27 Pizza on Earth ..............................................99 Pizza Putt ......................................................99 Pizza Shoppe, The........................................68

Pizza Stone, The ..........................................127 Pizzaroni........................................................ 42 H Pizzeria Verità ................................ 102, 123 Plate ................................................................19 Polka Dot Diner ............................................38 Popolo ...........................................................127 Positive Pie - Hardwick ..............................35 Positive Pie - Montpelier .............................81 Positive Pie Tap & Grill - Plainfield ............81 Poultney House of Pizza .............................51 Pour House, The ........................................... 97 Prince & the Pauper, The ............................ 42 Prohibition Pig .............................................65 Pub at the Grey Fox Inn, The ...................... 23 Pulcinella’s ....................................................99 Putney Co-op ...............................................127 Putney Mountain Winery .......................... 131

q, R Quality Bake Shop .......................................95 Quarry Grill & Tavern, The ...........................77 Quechee Club, The .......................................38 Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm ..............38 Queen City Brewery ................................... 130 Rabbit Hill Inn................................................31 Radio Bean Coffeehouse ........................... 119 Radio Deli .....................................................107 Rainbow Sweets........................................... 75 Ramunto’s Brick Oven - St. Johnsbury ....35 Ramunto’s Brick Oven Pizza - Williston ...99 Ramunto’s Sicilian Pizza - Rutland ............51 Randolph Village Pizza ............................... 42 Rasputin’s Bar ...............................................117 Ray’s Seafood Market ..................................89 Red Clover Inn & Restaurant, The............ 48 Red Hen Bakery & Café ............................... 67 Red Mill at Basin Harbor Club, The ...........55 Red Onion .....................................................107 Red Rooster ..................................................38 Red Square ....................................................117 Regal Bistro....................................................91 Reservoir Restaurant & Tap Room, The .. 67 Revolution Kitchen..................................... 121 Rí Rá Irish Pub & Whiskey Room...............117 Rick’s Grill ......................................................85 Right at Home Café .....................................38 Rimrock’s Mountain Tavern ....................... 23 River Garden Café .........................................31 River House at the Stowe Inn, The ........... 23 River Tavern at the Hawk Inn & Mountain Resort ..................................... 38 Roaster’s Cafe and Deli ...............................33 Robbie’s Wildlife Refuge ............................. 23 Rock Art Brewery ....................................... 130 Rocky’s NY Pizza & Ice Cream ....................99 Rockydale Pizza ............................................61 H Roost, The ............................................ 16, 19 Roots the Restaurant ........................... 16, 48 Rosie’s Restaurant .......................................55 Rotisserie Restaurant .................................89 Route 4 Country Store, Deli & Bar-B-Que 42 Roxie’s Snack Bar .........................................48 Royal Orchid Restaurant ............................ 74 Royalton Village Pizza ................................ 42 Rozzi’s Lakeshore Tavern & Restaurant ...91 Ruben James............................................... 115 Runaway Café ...............................................33 Rustic Restaurant and Sports Bar .............77 Rustic Roots.................................................. 97 Ruthcliffe Lodge and Restaurant ..............13

s Sabai Sabai Thai Cuisine ............................ 57 Saint’s Pub, The ............................................49 Sal’s Italian Restaurant & Pizzeria ............51 Salt ................................................................. 73 Saltwater Cowboy, The................................48 Sama’s Café and Middlebury Market.........61 San Sai Japanese Restaurant ................... 111 Sandwich Shoppe ........................................48 Sandy’s Books & Bakery..............................39 Sandy’s Drive-In ...........................................39 Sanfo Chinese Restaurant ......................... 23 Sarducci’s Restaurant and Bar ...................81 Saxton’s River Distillery ............................. 131 School Street Bistro ....................................65 Scuffer Steak & Ale House ....................... 109 Seward Family Restaurant.........................49 Shady’s Deli ................................................... 73 Shaggy’s Pizza & Snack Bar ........................13 Shalimar of India ....................................... 109 Shanty on the Shore ................................. 109 Shelburne Supermarket ............................ 101 Shelburne Vineyard.................................... 131 Shepard’s Pie Restaurant ...........................40 Sheri’s Diner .................................................. 47 Sherpa Kitchen ............................................ 111 Shin-La Restaurant & Sushi Bar ..............127 Shooters Saloon ...........................................15 Shore Acres Inn and Restaurant................13 Shoreham Inn...............................................55 Silver Palace .................................................93 Simon Pearce Restaurant ..........................38

Simply Divine Café.......................................95 Simply Subs & Pizza - Montpelier .............81 Simply Subs Pizza - Barre ...........................81 Sissy’s Kitchen ..............................................48 Skinny Pancake, The - Burlington............ 119 Skinny Pancake, The - Burlington Airport.... 97 Skinny Pancake, The - Montpelier ........... 79 Skunk Hollow Tavern ...................................41 Slide Brook Lodge & Tavern....................... 67 Smitty’s Pub ..................................................117 Smokehouse Deli ......................................... 73 Smugglers’ Notch Distillery ...................... 131 Snaps Café .................................................... 57 Sneakers Bistro ............................................85 Snow Angel Tavern, The ............................. 47 Snowfarm Vineyard .................................... 131 Sofia’s Pizzeria............................................ 123 SoLo Farm & Table......................................127 Solstice at Stowe Mountain Lodge ...........19 Sonoma Station ...........................................85 Sotto Enoteca .............................................. 115 Soup N Greens.............................................. 73 South End Café..............................................15 South End Kitchen .....................................107 South Royalton Market...............................39 South Side Tavern ....................................... 75 SoYo Frozen Yogurt ................................... 105 Spanked Puppy Pub .................................... 97 Sparkling Champagne & Wine Bar ...........59 Speeder & Earl’s — Church Street ............ 119 Speeder & Earl’s — Pine Street ................. 119 Splash at the Boathouse.......................... 105 Spooner’s Bar and Grille .............................40 Spot, The.......................................................107 St. Albans Diner ............................................13 St. Johnsbury House of Pizza ...................35 Stacks Sandwiches.................................... 109 Starry Night Café .........................................55 Steakhouse Restaurant.............................. 73 Steamship Pier Bar & Grill ..........................15 Steeple Market ..............................................15 Stella Notte................................................... 27 Steve’s Park Diner ........................................55 Stone Corral Brewery ................................ 130 Stone Hearth Inn & Tavern ........................39 Stone Leaf Teahouse ..................................59 Stone Soup ................................................. 109 Stonegrill Restaurant & Pub, The ............. 23 Storm Café ....................................................55 Stowe Cider .................................................. 131 Sugar & Spice ...............................................49 Sugarsnap at ECHO ................................... 109 Sugarsnap at Technology Park ................. 87 Sukho Thai Restaurant ...............................93 Sunset Grille & Tap Room ...........................19 Superb Cupcakes .........................................95 Sushi Yoshi - Stowe ..................................... 23 Sushi Yoshi - Killington ..............................50 Sushido ..........................................................93 Suzanna’s Restaurant ................................. 74 Swanton House of Pizza..............................15 Sweet Caroline’s ...........................................49 Sweet Clover Market .................................. 101 Sweet Crunch Bakeshop & Catering Co... 23 Sweet Marie’s ................................................55 Sweet Melissa’s ............................................ 74 Sweet Pea Natural Market & Cafe ............68 H Sweet Spot, The ............................... 62, 67 Sweetwaters ............................................... 105 Swiss Fondue and Crêpes by Heinz .......... 25 Switchback Brewing Co. ........................... 130

t T. Rugg’s Tavern........................................... 115 T.J. Buckley’s ................................................127 Table 24 Restaurant ....................................48 Taj-E-India Catering & Take Out ...............40 Tamarack Grill ...............................................31 Tanglewoods Restaurant ...........................65 Taps Tavern...................................................49 Taste of India ................................................ 57 Tastings Food and Spirits ...........................31 Tatro’s Gourmet Soup and Sandwich ........13 Tavern at the Essex, The.............................85 Ted’s Pizza Shop ............................................51 Texas Roadhouse.........................................89 Thai House .....................................................15 That’s Life Soup ............................................ 73 Thompson’s Flour Shop............................... 23 Three Bean Café ........................................... 42 Three Brothers Pizza & Grill.......................99 Three Mountain Café................................... 67 Three Mountain Lodge ................................21 Three Needs ................................................. 115 Three Penny Taproom................................. 74 Three Stones Restaurant ..........................127 Three Tomatoes Trattoria ...........................51 Timbers Restaurant ....................................65 Tiny Thai Restaurant...................................93 Tip Top Café ..................................................39 ToKai-Tei Japanese Restaurant................40 Tokyo House .................................................50 Top of the Block Sandwich Shoppe ........ 109 Toscano Café Bistro..................................... 97 Tourterelle ....................................................59

Tozier’s Restaurant ......................................40 Trader Duke’s .................................................91 Trap Door Bakehouse & Café ......................41 Trapp Family Lodge Brewery ................... 130 Trapp Family Lodge DeliBakery ................20 Trapp Family Lodge Dining Room ............25 Trapp Family Lodge Lounge ...................... 25 Trattoria Delia ............................................ 123 Trattoria La Festa ........................................ 27 Trout River Brewing Company ................ 130 Tuckaway’s Pub ............................................ 97 Tuckerbox, The ............................................. 42 Tulsi Tea Room ..............................................77 Twiggs — An American Gastropub ............13 Two Brothers Lounge & Stage .................. 57 Two Brothers Tavern ................................... 57 Two Shea’s .....................................................50

u, v Uncle Mike’s Deli .......................................... 73 Uncle Tony’s Pizza .......................................99 Uncommon Grounds .................................. 119 Uncommon Market, The ..............................81 Underhill Country Store ............................. 87 Union Jack’s ................................................. 121 Up for Breakfast ..........................................127 Upper Deck Pub............................................ 97 Upper Valley Food Co-op ............................ 42 Upper Valley Grill & General Store............33 Verdé .............................................................127 H Vergennes Laundry .......................... 52, 57 Vermont Ale House ..................................... 23 Vermont Bagel Café in Olivia’s Market .....48 Vermont Cookie Love .................................. 57 Vermont National Country Club ...............85 Vermont Pub & Brewery .....................117, 130 Vermont Sandwich Company .................... 87 Vermont Soup and Sandwich of Brandon ................................................... 48 Vermont Spirits ........................................... 131 Vermont Sports Grill ....................................91 Vermont Tap House.....................................99 Vermont Thai Restaurant...........................93 Vermont Thrush Restaurant...................... 73 Village Country Creemee............................65 Village Creeme Stand .................................55 Village Restaurant, The ..............................33 Village Snackbar ..........................................48 Village Tavern, The ...................................... 25 Village Wine and Coffee.............................. 97 Vin Bar & Shop ............................................ 115 Vittles Stop BBQ, The ..................................38

w, x, y, z Waf’s West Side Deli ....................................89 Wally’s Place — Bagel & Deli .......................15 Warner’s Family Dining ................................15 Warren Store, The .......................................65 Waybury Inn .................................................55 Wayside Restaurant & Bakery .................. 74 West Meadow Farm Bakery .......................95 Westside Tavern ..........................................50 Whaleback Vineyard................................... 131 Whammy Bar .................................................77 Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery ...................... 127, 130 Whip Bar & Grill .............................................19 Whippi Dip .....................................................39 Whistlestop Café..........................................40 White Cottage Snack Bar ...........................39 White Rock Pizza & Pub ..............................81 Wicked Wings ............................................... 25 Wilaiwan’s Kitchen....................................... 75 Wild Fern, The ...............................................50 Willie Dunn’s Grille .......................................40 Windjammer Restaurant ...........................89 Windsor Station Restaurant & Barroom .....40 Wine Gate Restaurant, The ........................33 Wings Over Burlington ............................... 97 Winooski Falls Market & Deli .................... 101 Wobbly Barn Steakhouse, The ..................48 Wok ’n’ House ................................................ 23 Wok ’n’ Roll .................................................... 23 Wokky’s Chinese ........................................... 57 Woodbridge Coffeehouse and Web Café....42 Woodchuck Cider ........................................ 131 Wooden Spoon Bistro .................................85 Woodstock Farmers’ Market ...................... 42 Worthy Burger ...............................................41 H Worthy Kitchen ................................ 36. 39 Yacht Club Restaurant at the Commodores Inn ............................ 23 Yama Japanese Restaurant .......................15 Yeah Baby’s BBQ-N-Grill ...............................19 Yellow Deli, The.............................................48 Yummy Chinese Restaurant......................93 Zach’s Café at the Gallery ............................15 Zachary’s Pizza - Waterbury ......................68 Zachary’s Pizza & Bar ..................................99 Zen Gardens .................................................93 Zen Lounge ...................................................117 Zero Gravity Craft Brewery at American Flatbread ..............................130

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Seven Nights 2014