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and the state’s unique flavor is largely attributed to its native crops. But ingredients are just one slice of the state’s culinary character. The history of place is an important part of a plate, and the best chefs assemble dishes that reflect the lore of the land. On the shores of Lake Bomoseen, the Lake House Pub & Grille fuels summertime fun with seafood, just as it has since the 1930s. In Bristol, Doug Mack of Mary’s Restaurant tends kitchen gardens where homesteaders have lived off the land since 1797. And at the Falcon Bar in Manchester Village, guests sip aged Scotches on the same grounds where American revolutionaries plotted against the British in the 1770s. These are just a few of the remarkable restaurants 7 Nights will guide you to. Vermont’s robust food economy is breathing new life into spaces that once hosted other industries. At Worthy Burger in South Royalton, diners bite into juicy patties inside an 1850s railroad freight house. In Burlington, ArtsRiot’s bigflavor, bombastic fare — served in an early 20th-century brush factory warehouse — has become a linchpin in the South End’s transformation from postindustrial backwater to thriving arts and entertainment district. And then there are the personal stories behind each memorable meal. In Windham County, Williamsville Eatery’s Lauri Richardson serves the same birthday cake she made for her now-grown son. At Nepali Kitchen in Essex Junction, the chefs cook fragrant curries reminiscent of their homeland. Who knew history — in all its forms — could be so delicious? HANNAH PALMER EGAN

Spring is the perfect time to embark on an eating adventure. The eighth annual VERMONT RESTAURANT WEEK provides the ideal opportunity from April 20 to 29, 2018. More than 100 restaurants across the state are involved. Check out vermontrestaurantweek.com for the $20, $30 or $40 prix-fixe menus of participating eateries, as well as a full roster of events. There’s something for every taste and budget. So hit the road, celebrate spring and fill up on our state’s incredible fare.

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The Equinox Golf Resort & Spa, 3567 Main St., Manchester Village, 800-362-4747, equinoxresort.com Spending time at the Equinox Golf Resort & Spa in Manchester Village is like stepping back in American history. Over the years, the esteemed guests at the New England landmark have included U.S. presidents William Howard Taft, Ulysses S. Grant and Theodore Roosevelt. Within the carefully restored Equinox House, established in 1853, the Falcon Bar allows guests to live in the lap of luxury, if only for a night. The bar has a small menu — focused on booze, cheese and chocolate — but a big, glorious view of the Taconic Mountains, which can be enjoyed year-round from the back deck. As the sun sets, dozens of gas jets in a stone pit spring to life, sending up tiny tongues of fire. Watching the flames flicker with a smoky, peaty 12-year Caol Ila Scotch in hand is a peak sipping experience. Inside the Falcon, a large black-and-white photograph of its namesake in flight covers one wall. The space is outfitted with dark wood paneling and wall sconces. Guests dress in everything from suits to T-shirts and baseball caps. Like the diners, the menu has a mix-and-match quality. Scotches run anywhere from $12 to $25 a pour, while cocktails made with top-shelf liquor ring up at $11. These include

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AMERICAN DELI & SANDWICH Gourmet Deli & Café 4961 Main St., Manchester Center, 362-1254; closed: Tues.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n At breakfast, corned-beef hash is a home run. By lunchtime, guests shift to ordering soups, salads, and house specialties such as the roast beef and portobello sandwich. $$

Love a Bagel 704 Main St., Bennington, 6817465; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Bennington’s bagel stop bills itself as “small, fast and fabulous.” Schmear a round with cranberry-walnut cream cheese, or build a sandwich with deli meats, fresh veggies and dressing. $

Rachel’s Gourmet Foods 468 Depot St., Manchester Center, 362-3163; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n Daily changing specials at the Depot Street sandwich shop might include wraps filled with sesame chicken and kale, or grilled subs with turkey, cheddar and cranberry mayo. $$

Your Belly’s Deli 100 Pleasant St., Bennington, 442-3653; closed: Sun.; meals: L; veggie-friendly n The delicatessen’s all-American classics include the Reuben — available open- or closedface and made with corned beef, pastrami or turkey. $$

Zoey’s Deli & Bakery 539 Depot St., Manchester Center, 362-0006; meals: B, L; veganfriendly n Loaves fresh from the oven make this sandwich spot a standout. Dozens of specialty stackers include the Granny Smith, with ham, cheddar, apple and honey mustard. $

DINER The Blue Benn 318 North St., Bennington, 442-5140; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n Slide into a booth in the 1940s railcar for all-day breakfast; options range from raspberry-crunch pancakes to eggs Benedict with hash browns. Don’t forget to take a turn at the jukebox. $

Bob’s Diner 2279 Depot St., Manchester Center, 362-4681; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The classic 1950s-style diner serves all the essentials, including six types of pancakes. For something different, order a Farmer Green Jeans Skillet: two eggs (any style) over spinach, mushrooms and tomatoes. $

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1104 Woodford Rd., Bennington, 6810181; closed: Wed.; meals: B, L; beer & wine, cash/check only, outdoor seating n Known as the “Home of the Giant Pancake,” the old-school diner offers breakfast and lunch in a timeless space. The house-smoked lox is a hit. $

3835 Main St., Manchester, 362-0176; meals: B, L, D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating n Inside the Taconic hotel bar, guests “get groused” on local brews and craft cocktails. The sips pair well with smoked trout and potato cakes or braised lamb ravioli. $$$

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241 Main St., Bennington, 4429900; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Starting at 6 a.m., Sunny Side griddles up favorites such as threeegg omelettes and chocolate chip pancakes. The classics continue at lunch with burgers, shakes and tuna melts on rye. $

575 Depot St., Manchester Center, 362-3721; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n The globe-trotting cuisine travels from schnitzel to cioppino to fish and chips. Classic American plates such as chicken wings have a loyal following. $$

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2 Brews Café 230 North St., Bennington, 4405127; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Two kinds of brew are offered here: coffee and craft beer. For breakfast, relax with a dark roast and a maplebutter crêpe; at lunchtime, pair a pint with a build-your-own salad bowl or a chicken Parm panini. $$

Arlington Inn 3904 Route 7A, Arlington, 375-6532; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Feast on savory cheesecake appetizers and duck with pomegranate-thyme sauce at a chef-owned inn built in 1847. $$$$

Barrows House Restaurant 3156 Route 30, Dorset, 867-4455; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, pub quiz/trivia n Three dining rooms accommodate parties large and small. Reserve a spot at the gastropub for steak frites with stuffed acorn squash, or keep it casual with a local beer and burger on the outdoor terrace. $$$

The Brown Cow Café 139 Main St., Bennington, 681-7489; closed: Sun.; meals: B, Bru, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, live music n Celebrating bovines but promising “no bull,” the community-oriented café crafts breakfasts, salads and sandwiches big on flavor and low on food mileage. Brunching? Treat yourself to a Bloody Mary. $

4645 Main St., Manchester Center, 362-3496; closed: Wed.; meals: B, L; beer & wine, cash/check only, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n The Food Network once featured the café’s homemade corned-beef hash with poached eggs. Midday lunches include a lamb-leg sandwich and crispy artichoke salad. $

Marsh Tavern 3567 Main St., the Equinox, Manchester, 800-362-4747; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating n Pumpkin risotto and cast iron-roasted chicken are on the menu at the pre-Revolutionary War lodging house. The Tavern Lounge offers elevated pub fare, from housemade charcuterie to herbed flatbreads. $$$$

Pangaea 1 Prospect St., North Bennington, 442-7171; meals: D; full bar, glutenfree, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Diners “taste the world” through dishes such as boar-and-Brie Wellington and roast Long Island duck. Dinner Tuesday through Saturday; drinks and bistro snacks in the lounge nightly. $$$

The Pawlet Station Restaurant 50 School St., Pawlet, 325-2503; closed: Wed.; meals: B, L; glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n Formerly a train stop, the restaurant invites diners aboard for morning omelettes, oatmeal and waffles. Grilled cheeses, chili burgers and fried delights pull into the station later in the day. $$

The Perfect Wife Restaurant 2594 Depot St., Manchester, 3622817; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, dance floor, live music, TV n Chef Amy

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Tastee Freez 344 North St., Bennington, 4429399; closed: Tues.; meals: L, D; outdoor seating n Since 1961, the fast-food franchise has hit the spot with burgers and a vast array of frozen desserts: banana splits, shakes, sundaes and parfaits. $

STEAKHOUSE/ SEAFOOD The Barn Restaurant & Tavern 5581 Route 30, Pawlet, 325-3088; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, reserv. rec., live music n Two stone fireplaces and mountain views give the rustic restaurant character.

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Chop House 3567 Main St., the Equinox, Manchester, 800-362-4747; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, lodging n The Green Mountain Boys once gathered around the original Orvis stone hearth at this refined lodge, where the steaks are broiled at 1,400 degrees and finished with herb butter. $$$$$

Nipper’s Café & Steakhouse 6458 Main St., Manchester, 3622342; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: B, Bru, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, live music n Chef Adam Dworkin bakes the bread daily. Try his pancake French toast at breakfast and the blue-cheese-stuffed pork chops or a hand-cut whiskey rib eye at dinner. $$

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Raven’s Den Steakhouse and Taproom 1844 Depot St., Manchester, 768-8779; meals: D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n Chef Edward St. Onge grills up beef, pork and antelope. Oysters mignonette, fettuccine Bolognese and a green curry noodle bowl round out the menu. $$$$

TRADITIONAL Always Emma’s Café 6998 Main St., Readsboro, 423-7512; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Hostess Carolyn Codogni welcomes guests into her quaint village dinette for French toast, omelettes and apple-pie pancakes. Lunchtime brings burgers, soups and hearty sandwiches. $$

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Chauncey’s Family Dining 5403 Route 7A, Arlington, 375-1222; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n True to its name, Chauncey’s cooks up homey Americana eats for the whole family, from buttermilk pancakes to tuna melts to roast chicken. Dinner Thursday through Saturday. $$

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132 Landgrove Rd., Landgrove, 8246673; seasonal hours; meals: B, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Swing in for European-inspired dishes including roast duckling, veal and Elise’s Famous Crab & Shrimp Cakes. Locals love the $32 three-course supper, available on select evenings year-round. $$$$

4973 Main St., Green Mountain Village Shops, Manchester, 3661888; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n The storefront’s small size belies its vast selection of sashimi and specialty maki rolls. The Yam Dragon features avocadowrapped sweet potato tempura. $

TJ’s Fish Fry 100 Depot St., Bennington, 4473379; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: L, D; outdoor seating n Fish and chips: It’s what’s for lunch at the retro fry stand. If that’s not your thing, try the breaded mushrooms. $$

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3567 Main St., the Equinox, Manchester, 800-362-4747; meals: B; lodging, veggie-friendly n Chefs plate Belgian waffles with berries and cream alongside bagels with house-smoked Maine salmon. Coffee, tea or hot chocolate can be taken to the library. $$

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China Wok

3567 Main St., the Equinox, Manchester, 800-362-4747; seasonal hours; meals: L; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating n Servers deliver New England lobster rolls, crispy haddock wraps, and an array of sandwiches and burgers on the deck of the Equinox Golf Club clubhouse. Inside, Woody’s Bar pours ice-cold drinks. $$

The Dorset Inn 8 Church St., Dorset, 867-5500; meals: B, Bru, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Guests don business-casual attire for traditional New England meals at Vermont’s oldest continuously operating inn. Look for classics such as stuffed trout as well as contemporary seasonal dishes. $$$

Jensen’s Family Restaurant 332 North St., Bennington, 4423333; meals: B, Bru, L, D; beer & wine n Since the 1960s, the Jensens have offered burgers, hot sandwiches and salads. Eat in the sunroom, or order fried chicken to go. $

Jonathon’s Table 29 Sugar Shack Lane, Arlington, 375-1021; closed: Tues., Wed., Thu.; meals: D; full bar n Inside the Green Mountain National Forest, the Parker and Mason families welcome visitors for prime rib, hand-cut veal chops and pasta dishes. $$$

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263 Depot St., Manchester Center, 366-8281; meals: L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Seeking a General Tso’s or wonton soup fix? Locals head to this family-run Depot Street wok. $$

67 N. Bennington Rd., Bennington, 447-2280; meals: L, D; full bar, all-you-can-eat, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Lo mein and pork fried rice are staples here, but pizza, maple chop suey, and mac and cheese give the Chinese buffet an American twist. $$

Lucky Dragon 460 Main St., Bennington, 4422828; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Diners craving Chinese American classics such as cashew chicken and shrimp curry are in luck at Lucky Dragon. For dessert, there’s fried dough. $

JAPANESE Café Sora 930 SVAC Dr., Manchester, 3621405; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Inside the Southern Vermont Arts Center, Chie Addington and Katsuko Lord serve yakisoba, chicken teriyaki and chirashi, among other traditional Japanese eats. Open mid-April through September. $$

PAN-ASIAN Fuji Hibachi, Sushi and Asian Bistro 132 Northside Dr., Bennington, 4405911; meals: L, D; full bar, veggiefriendly n Fast knives, flaming onion towers and handmade maki merge dinner with a show. $$

Inn at West View Farm 2928 Route 30, Dorset, 867-5715; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n The “farmhouse Asian cuisine” at this romantic restored homestead has twice appeared in Bon Appetit magazine. Dig into authentic dim sum at the bar. $$$$

THAI Thai Basil 4940 Main St., Manchester, 7688433; closed: Wed.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Authentic dishes such as slowroasted duck, massaman curry and pad see ew distinguish the upscale Thai restaurant. A full bar touts martinis, sake and Thai beer. $$

BAKERIES & CAFÉS The Apple Barn & Country Bake Shop 604 Route 7, Bennington, 4477780; seasonal hours n Swing by the orchard shop for fresh cider doughnuts, pies and pastries, plus crates of apples plucked from the nearby trees. Pick your own berries in the summer. Open May through mid-November. $

Bakkerij Krijnen 1001 Main St., Bennington, 442-1001; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: B, L; vegan-friendly n Netherlands native Hans Krijnen turns out Dutch pastries and slow-leavened, crusty breads. No visit is complete without crunching into a ginger stroopwafel. $

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27 Main St., Bennington, 442-0122; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, karaoke, live music, TV n Billed as “where the locals go to eat,” the decades-old sports bar is known for its half-pound burgers and award-winning chili. $$

The Tap House at Catamount Glass 309 County St., Bennington, 7537589; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, pub quiz/trivia n Sixteen taps and a growler station fuel a menu of pub fare at the Catamount Glass factory. Try the Beyoncé Burger, topped with cheddar, barbecue sauce and onion rings — “because if you like it, you should put a ring on it.” $$

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WINE BARS Mystic Café & Wine Bar 4928 Main St., Manchester Center, 768-8086; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n At a corner café, locals and skiers wind down with wines by the glass — plus mussels, chopped salads and avocado toasts. Dinner Thursday through Saturday. $$$

COFFEE/TEA The Roasted Bean Espresso Bar 336 North St., Bennington, 4309323; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L n In addition to drip coffee and espresso drinks, the laid-back bar gets things percolating with made-to-order Italian sodas, fruit turnovers and other baked goods. $

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EURO BRITISH Lil’ Britain 116 North St., Bennington, 4422447; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D n Cross the culinary pond with authentic fish and chips, meat pies, bangers and mash, and French-fry sandwiches. $

FRENCH Bistro Henry 1942 Depot St., Manchester Center, 362-4982; closed: Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Chef Henry Bronson’s menu brings Parmesan-crusted sole, steak au poivre and cashew-chickpea terrine to the table. Save room for Dina Bronson’s legendary crème brûlée. $$$$

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Chantecleer Restaurant 8 Read Farm Lane, East Dorset, 3621616; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Caesar salad is prepared table-side in a remodeled dairy barn. Rack of lamb and creative seafood and game dishes also grace the European-inflected menu. $$$$

Mistral’s at Toll Gate 10 Tollgate Rd., Manchester Center, 362-1779; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Nearly every table at the award-winning restaurant overlooks Bromley Brook. Guests celebrate special occasions over salmon cannelloni and stuffed Chateaubriand for two. $$$$

Bennington Pizza House 430 Main St., Bennington, 447-1717; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, veggie-friendly n Since 1968, the downtown pizzeria has offered classic crusts and toppings, along with hot and cold subs, pastas, calzones, and salads. $

Bennington Pizza Plaza 210 Northside Dr., Bennington, 4477007; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n The counter-service spot’s chalkboard menu lists creative calzones, pizzas, wraps and gyros. Single slices are available at lunch. $$

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4931 Main St., Manchester Center, 362-2408; meals: L, D, LN; beer & wine, delivery, veggie-friendly n Following ancestral tradition, the Christos family dishes out pastas, pies, gyros and spanakopita, bringing Greece to the Green Mountains. $$

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Garlic John’s Restaurant

515 Depot St., Manchester Center, 366-8229; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n At the back of a home-furnishings store, visitors belly up to a communal table for Turkish small plates and wood-fired pizzas. $$

ITALIAN/PIZZERIAS Al Ducci’s Italian Pantry 133 Elm St., Manchester Center, 362-4449; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating n Go gourmet, Italian-style, at a sit-down spot and specialty-foods market rife with fresh mozzarella, cured meats and breads. The Brie panini includes fig jam and prosciutto. $

Allegro Ristorante 520 Main St., Bennington, 4420990; meals: D; full bar, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Grilled pork tenderloin and spaghettini with swordfish are on the menu at this brick-walled Italian joint. Much of the fare is sourced from small local farms. $$

Benner’s Bagels Pizza n’ Whatnosh 604 Main St., Bennington, 753-7772; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n Choose from a variety of subs, salads, pizzas and pastas at the family-owned eatery. The breakfast calzone is stuffed with scrambled eggs, cheese, and your choice of bacon, ham or sausage. $

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1610 Depot St., Manchester Center, 362-9843; meals: D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Tuck into a seasonally changing plate of classic Italian fare — think pasta puttanesca or saltimbocca. The house garlic bread is a must. $$

Grandma’s New York Style Pizzeria 59 Route 30, Winhall, 297-1300; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n Diners find a taste of New York in the roadside pizzeria’s marinara-slicked hero sandwiches, baked ziti and crispy thin-crust pies. $

Manchester House of Pizza 351 Depot St., Manchester, 4462935; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n Perennially noted for serving some of the finest pies in Vermont ski country, this downtown pizza place also dishes out gyros, subs and ice cream. $$

Marigold Kitchen Pizza 25 Main St., Bennington, 4454545; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n The organic pizzeria’s crusts are homemade with Vermont flour. Top your pie with local cheeses and everything from pesto to prosciutto. $$

Ramunto’s Brick Oven Pizza 519 Main St., Bennington, 442-6622; meals: L, D; full bar, vegan-friendly n The garlic knots are hand-tied at the village pizzeria, where craft beer flows through 23 tap lines. $

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Sam’s Wood Fired Pizza Co. 4478 Main St., Manchester, 3661693; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n The chefs call their oven “the eighth wonder of the world.” It fires up creative specialties such as the Wright Pie, with bacon, caramelized onions and goat cheese. $

MARKETS Bringing You Vermont 434 Main St., Bennington, 753-7639; closed: Tues.; meals: Bru, L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Satisfy both sweet and savory cravings with daily bakery specials and inventive comfort foods such as the Vermont maple-chipotle pie. $

D’s Market & Deli 1404 East Rd., Bennington, 4428340; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n At 6 a.m. or earlier, the friendly market starts serving up breakfast sandwiches, smoothies, wraps and salads — but house-smoked barbecue is the hot ticket. $$

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SOUTH OF THE BORDER MEXICAN Cilantro Restaurant (two locations) 5036 Main St., Manchester, 7688141; 201 South St., Bennington, 753-7517; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Tacos and burritos are boosted by naturally raised meats and fireroasted local veggies. Choose from four house salsas. $

Gringo Jack’s Southwestern Bar & Grill 5103 Main St., Manchester Center, 362-0836; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, TV n Famous for its sauces, salsas and tortilla chips, the Tex-Mex spot serves up tamales, tacos and enchiladas, but also good ol’ American barbecue. $$

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251 Elm St., Bennington, 753-7366; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n Classic sandwiches include the Mount Antonio Caprese, with fresh mozzarella, tomatoes, basil and balsamic drizzle. The Ethan Allen, with curried chicken salad, chèvre and sprouts, is less traditional. $

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The J.J. Hapgood General Store & Eatery 305 Main St., Peru, 824-4800; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n One of Vermont’s longest-running general stores supplies gourmet breakfasts along with wood-fired sandwiches, pizzas and desserts. $

Pink Boot Farm Store 4479 Main St., Manchester Center, 342-7454; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Chef-owner Hadley Stock channels her passion for locally sourced, farmfresh fare into takeout dishes such as barbecued ribs, maple-bourbon pork belly buns and savory pesto-ricotta tarts. $

Powers Market 9 Main St., North Bennington, 4426821; meals: B, L; vegan-friendly n Country-style cuisine at the quaint market includes bacon-egg-andcheese sandwiches with avocado. All of the eggs are local, as are many of the meats and veggies in lunchtime salads. $

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5055 Route 7A, Shaftsbury, 3756928 n In a former sheep barn, the Huncharek family has been selling boxed truffles, chocolate bark, homemade fudge and creemees for more than 30 years. $

HolyCow Frozen Yogurt 411 Main St., Bennington, 440-5179 n Sweets lovers create custom desserts from their choice of frozen yogurt or vegan coconut-milk softserve. Toppings include chocolate sauce, M&M’s, jelly beans and gummy bears. $

Mother Myrick’s Confectionery 4367 Main St., Manchester Center, 362-1560 n Most of the buttercrunch, almond-toffee and lemon cakes exit the bakery via its mailorder business, but visitors can pop in for something sweet, too. $

Vermont Confectionary 1541 West Rd., Bennington, 447-2610 n Commercially produced childhood faves here include Jelly Bellies and penny candy, but the sweets shop makes its chocolate truffles, fudges and maple goodies on-site. $

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When Glenn and Lauri Richardson moved to Vermont more than three decades ago, the Williamsville General Store was the “nerve center” of their new hometown, recalled Glenn. It had been that way since 1828. So when the store shut down in 2007, “That was a lonely time in the village,” said the southern California native. The clapboard building sat idle for several years before its owner approached the Richardsons’ grown son, Dylan, about starting a food-related business there. Dylan had learned about world cuisine in his post-high school travels and cooked for a time at a pizzeria in Cambridge, Mass. Ready to run his own kitchen, he asked his father to collaborate on transforming the erstwhile general store into a restaurant. “Working with food is … an immediate pleasure and satisfaction for all involved,” Glenn said. “And life is short. So I said yes.” The Williamsville Eatery debuted in summer 2014, filling bellies and the need for a community gathering space. Neighbors and strangers passing through town connect over simple yet sophisticated new American fare in the same room where 19th-century townsfolk once traded greetings while stocking up on sundries.

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AMERICAN BARBECUE/ SOUL FOOD Curtis’ BBQ 7 Putney Landing Rd., Putney, 387-5474; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; cash/check only, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating n Curtis Tuff has been cooking over an open pit since 1968. Dig into a pork-stuffed potato in the company of pet pig Curtis Junior. Open April through October. $$

Dover Forge Restaurant 183 Route 100, West Dover, 464-7117; meals: D; full bar, veggie-friendly n Before or after a game of pool at the One More Time billiards parlor, visitors partake in plates of housesmoked meats and seafoods. $$$$

Top of the Hill Grill 632 Putney Rd., Brattleboro, 2589178; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; cash/check only, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Jon Julian’s barbecue joint overlooking the West River Marsh serves tempeh burgers, veggie burritos and quesadilla platters alongside smoked meats, catfish and gumbo. Open April through October. $

DELI & SANDWICH Little Lisai’s Corner Deli & Bakery 92 Atkinson St., Bellows Falls, 7328052; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n At the deli counter, patrons build breakfast sandwiches on bagels, English muffins, croissants and wraps. For lunch, graze the salad bar or grab a panini with soup. $

Perkins Country Deli 20 Valley St., Springfield, 885-6325; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The family-run deli’s soups, salads and sandwiches are scrawled on a blackboard in cheery rainbow colors. For dessert? A slice of cheesecake smothered in summer berries. $

The Sub-Way 85 Clinton St., Springfield, 8852022; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n The sandwich shop’s pizza oven has been running since 1974. Try a melty hot pastrami sub or a garden pie topped with garlic, tomatoes, green peppers, broccoli and olives. $

Vermont Country Deli 436 Western Ave., Brattleboro, 257-9254; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating n At a gourmet to-go market, customers choose from overstuffed sandwiches on homemade bread, hot and cold prepared foods, and scratchmade sweets. Get yours with a bottle of wine or craft beer. $

DINER Betsey’s Dot’s of Dover 2 Mountain Park Plaza, West Dover, 464-6476; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Starting at 6 a.m. daily, the family-run diner dishes out waffles, omelettes and Benedicts. Later in the day, sandwiches, burgers and pastas satisfy the hometown crowd. $$

Chelsea Royal Diner 487 Marlboro Rd., Brattleboro, 254-8399; meals: B, Bru, L, D; beer & wine, cash/check only, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n The contemporary and classic diner fare includes local grass-fed burgers, house-smoked brisket and eggs from backyard hens. An outdoor stand dishes homemade ice cream in summer. $

Dot’s Restaurant 5 W. Main St., Wilmington, 4647284; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Neighbors helped rebuild this landmark after Tropical Storm Irene destroyed it in 2011. Early risers order waffles, pancakes and eggs any style. For dinner, there’s chicken Parmesan and barbecue ribs. $

The Flamingo Diner 209 Canal St., Brattleboro, 2543523; closed: Wed., Thu.; meals: B, L; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Plastic pink flamingos peek around every corner at this retro diner, where specials might include a griddled ham-and-cheese Monte Cristo. $

Putney Diner 128 Main St., Putney, 387-5433; meals: B, L, D; cash/check only, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Start your morning with a traditional breakfast — or with chicken taco salad. From the maple syrup to the beefalo burgers, everything hails from nearby. $

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Sonny’s Cup ’n’ Saucer Restaurant 159 Route 100, Wilmington, 4645813; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n If you’re lucky, you’ll be able to snag a coveted counter seat for homemade hash, a BLT or Reese’s Pieces pancakes. $

Townshend Dam Diner 5353 Route 30, West Townshend, 874-4107; closed: Tues.; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Not far from the West River, customers go sweet with doughnuts, muffins and pastries — or savory with home fries, biscuits and gravy. $$

NEW AMERICAN 1846 Tavern and Restaurant 108 Route 100, West Dover, 4645207; meals: B, L, D; full bar, glutenfree opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, live music, TV n Pub fare meets polished entrées such as a grilled-salmon BLT and roast duck with plum-tea sauce. Dinner daily; lunch only during ski season. $$$

Artisan Restaurant, Tavern and Garden 21 West St., Four Columns Inn, Newfane, 365-7713; closed: Mon.; meals: D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec. n Henry Kissinger and John Kenneth Galbraith dined at this quaint inn restaurant in the 1970s. Stroll the gardens, then sample contemporary farm-to-table fare. $$$$

Cask & Kiln Kitchen 4 N. Main St., Wilmington, 464-2275; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: Bru, D; full bar, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, live music n The lounge and dining room feature upscale comforts — think jerk-spiced duck breast and pan-roasted Arctic char. Dressy attire “admired but not required.” Sunday brunch. $$$

Castle Hill Restaurant 2910 Route 103, Castle Hill Resort & Spa, Proctorsville, 226-7361; meals: B, D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, live music n Guests dine like kings at a 100-year-old inn. Try a threecourse prix-fixe menu, or order beef Wellington, wine-steamed mussels or roast rack of lamb à la carte. $$$$

Vermont Restaurant Week 2018 location

Coleman Brook Tavern 111 Jackson Gore Rd., Jackson Gore Inn, Ludlow, 228-1435; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, veggie-friendly n The vinous offerings here earned a nod from Wine Spectator in 2015. Specialty steaks are cut in-house from local Wagyu beef, while the roast quail hails from nearby Cavendish. $$$

The Cookster 1 Lamere Sq., Ludlow, 228-4983; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Vowing to fill your fridge and kill your cravings, this takeout restaurant offers dishes such as saffron-roasted Brussels sprouts, crispy lemon chicken and BLT pasta salad. $$

Deerhill Inn and Restaurant 14 Valley View Rd., West Dover, 464-3100; call for hours; meals: D; full bar, lodging, reserv. rec., veganfriendly n Inside a romantic inn restaurant, start with cured meats or Vermont cheeses. Seasonal entrées might include pan-seared salmon or vegetable pot pie. $$$

The Downtown Grocery 41 Depot St., Ludlow, 228-7566; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Chef Rogan Lechthaler brings a hip but casual vibe to suppers featuring handmade pastas and local meats. $$$

Duo Restaurant 136 Main St., Brattleboro, 254-4141; meals: Bru, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Award-winning restaurateurs Keith Arnold and Stephanie Bonin serve up indulgent farm-to-table fare such as goat-cheese-stuffed dates and swordfish with saffron rice. Weekend brunch. $$$

The Echo Lake Inn 2 Dublin Rd., Ludlow, 228-8602; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Bacon-wrapped scallops and wild mushroom risotto are among the country inn’s seasonally changing plates. Order à la carte or from a three-course prix-fixe menu. $$$

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Echo Restaurant & Lounge 73 Main St., Brattleboro, 254-2073; closed: Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Start with a craft cocktail, then sink your teeth into bold Italian American flavors. The kitchen cooks up salt-and-pepper calamari, brick-oven pizzas, and pan-seared duck. $$

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68 Route 100, Ludlow, 228-2996; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Three acres of cultivated land — including a blueberry patch and 20 fruit-bearing trees — fuel the eclectic menu, which swings from steamed ginger wontons to ravioli diablo. $$$

57 Pond St., Ludlow, 228-7810; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n On the access road to Okemo Mountain, skiers fuel up on hefty sandwiches, wraps, soups and pizzas made with “all the love.” $$

Hartness House Inn & Tavern

33 W. Main St., Wilmington, 4641333; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thu.; meals: D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The pint-size restaurant offers elegant plates of sherried rabbit-pancetta cavatelli and Hokkaido sea scallops with raisins and caviar. $$$

30 Orchard St., Springfield, 8852115; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly, live music n Changing plates might include ramen with pork belly and fried chicken sandwiches, but you’ll always find big burgers and beers from nearby Trout River Brewing. Live music on Thursday. $$$

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8814 Route 30, Jamaica, 297-0458; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: B, L; BYOB n Wake up and smell the corned-beef hash! Handmade Asian fare — including pad Thai, spring rolls and Hong Kong noodles — is also big here. BYOB from the craft beer shop next door. $$

703 Main St., Weston, 824-5288; seasonal hours; meals: D; veggiefriendly n When the Weston Playhouse performs, theatergoers can sup on summery salads, prosciuttowrapped cod and pesto fettuccine in the theater dining room. $$$

Free Range Restaurant

119 Main St., Ludlow, 975-0030; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, lodging, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n Hostel guests can use the kitchen Monday through Wednesday, but a chef takes over later in the week, cooking entrées of roasted lake trout and stuffed poblano peppers. $$

90 the Common, Chester, 875-3346; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n In an 1895 Victorian home, chef-partner Jason Tostrup prepares ale-battered fish and chips, roasted chicken, and pasta Bolognese from fresh, local ingredients. Weekend brunch. $$

Garden Café & Gallery 2136 N. Main St., Londonderry, 824-9574; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Chef-owner Judith Platt’s romantic restaurant serves Moroccan duck, veal scallopini and mushroom moussaka on antique dinnerware. Sunday brunch. $

The Gleanery 133 Main St., Putney, 387-3052; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veganfriendly n The chefs use area produce in creative dishes such as braisedrabbit ramen and squash-and-chèvre agnolotti. Lunch Friday through Sunday. $$$

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Honeypie 8811 Route 30, Jamaica, 548-4999; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n From the counter inside a midcentury gas station, friendly staff serve up malted milkshakes, buttermilk fried chicken and lobster rolls. $$

Inn at Water’s Edge 45 Kingdom Rd., Ludlow, 228-8143; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, veggiefriendly n Sit down for shrimp scampi or duck breast marsala in the formal dining room, or kick back with brews and a game of Scrabble in Doc’s Pub. $$$

Inn at Weston 630 Main St., Weston, 824-6789; seasonal hours; meals: B, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n In the dining room, an ever-changing menu ranges from tagliatelle Bolognese to chicken saltimbocca. Fancy something less formal? Get a pulled-pork sandwich in the adjacent pub. $$$$

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Jezebel’s Eatery 28 W. Main St., Wilmington, 464-7774; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Inside an 1836 home, lunch on Nutella-and-bananastuffed French toast or a New Englander sandwich made with ham, apple, cheddar and cranberry sauce. Weekend breakfast. $

Katy’s 118 Main St., Putney, 536-4196; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly, dance floor, live music n Chefs prepare grass-fed burgers, veggie burritos and tofu stir-fries in a cozy community atmosphere. Get yours with a craft beer or cocktail. Weekend brunch. $$

Keeper’s: A Country Café 3685 Route 106, Reading, 4849090; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n The menu offers New York strip steaks and seafoods such as yellowfin tuna tartare and shoyu-glazed salmon. Try the maple crème brûlée for dessert. $$$

Leslie’s: The Tavern at Rockingham 660 Rockingham Rd., Bellows Falls, 463-4929; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veganfriendly n Chef-owner John Marston personally prepares every plate, from wild mushroom soup to cedarplanked salmon. Cooking classes available. $$$

The New American Grill 5700 Route 100, Londonderry, 8249844; meals: L, D; full bar, glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n The casual village grill promises “Vermont soul, world flavor.” Its globe-trotting menu features pork potstickers, pesto chicken sandwiches, saffron-scented paella and Tex-Mex burritos. $$

The New England House 254 Marlboro Rd., Brattleboro, 254-6886; closed: Tues.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, live music, TV n Diners enjoy fresh pastas, steamed Maine mussels and hand-cut steaks on the cedar deck and in the barn-style lounge. $$

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The Old Tavern Restaurant 92 Main St., Grafton Inn, Grafton, 843-2231; seasonal hours; meals: B, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n One of America’s oldest operating inns serves farm-to-table plates such as cheddar-ale soup, roast rack of lamb and pumpkin gnocchi. $$$

Peter Havens 32 Elliot St., Brattleboro, 257-3333; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec. n Locals return again and again to the tiny, elegant eatery for smart cocktails, wild Maine mussels and pan-roasted duck breast. $$$$

SoLo Farm & Table 95 Middletown Rd., South Londonderry, 824-6327; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Dishes such as wood-grilled lamb over fermented wheat berries are served with world-class wines at Wesley and Chloe Genovart’s critically acclaimed restaurant. $$$$

Stone Hearth Inn & Tavern 698 Route 11, Chester, 875-2525; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Flatbreads, tarts and loaded potato skins utilize ingredients from local producers. Pair your pick with one of 13 regional ales or a glass of wine. Weekend lunch. $$

T.J. Buckley’s 132 Elliot St., Brattleboro, 257-4922; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n A restored 1925 Worcester dining car is the setting for upscale eats such as smoked-trout tartlet with roe and local chèvre. $$$$$

The White House Inn 178 Route 9, Wilmington, 464-2135; closed: Mon.; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Inhale the fresh country air over a garden breakfast of Belgian waffles or eggs Benedict. In the tavern, find creative sushi and burgers. Dining with a group? Ask about wine-cellar service. Tuesday is dinner only. $$$

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The Wilder House Restaurant 249 Coolidge Memorial Rd., Calvin Coolidge Homestead, Plymouth, 672-3773; seasonal hours; meals: B, L; vegan-friendly n Visitors to the Calvin Coolidge Homestead fuel up on BLTs, fresh soup or blueberry cobbler after wandering the museum campus. $$$

H Williamsville Eatery (see page 18) 26 Dover Rd., Williamsville, 3659600; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Inside the 1828 Williamsville General Store, Dylan, Lauri and Glenn Richardson showcase locally sourced ingredients in rustic fare. $$$

Willie Dunn’s Grille 89 Fox Lane, Okemo Mountain Resort, Ludlow, 228-1387; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, glutenfree opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, TV n Step out to the Okemo Valley Golf Club’s patio café for a salad, sandwich or burger overlooking the 18-hole course. Open in summer. $$

Windham Hill Inn 311 Lawrence Dr., West Townshend, 944-4080; seasonal hours; meals: B, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Summertime herbs and veggies are grown in the property gardens. Try housemade ravioli or a Stilton-apple tart with a glass from the extensive wine list. $$$$$

SNACK BARS/CARTS Dari Joy 140 Rockingham St., Bellows Falls, 463-9816; seasonal hours; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Since 1952, the DeMuzio family has served up grilled cheeses, lobster rolls, burgers and ice cream while the weather is warm. Try the apple-crisp sundae. Open April through October. $

Fast Eddie’s Restaurant, Bakery & Ice Cream Stand 833 Putney Rd., Brattleboro, 339502-3385; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The seasonal stand’s opening signals the unofficial start of summer. Cupcakes, cinnamon buns and cannoli share the menu with burgers, hot dogs and ice cream. Open April through September. $

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Joe’s Home Cookin’ 716 Route 100, Wilmington, 8298981; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; cash/check only, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Visitors line up for lobster rolls, seafood platters and hand-cut fries with malt vinegar, then park it at picnic tables. Open May through Columbus Day. $

The Ludlow Cooking Company 29 Main St., Ludlow, 558-3205; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Lobster rolls, Buffalo chicken sandwiches and creemees are best enjoyed with a mountain view from the back deck. Open May through November. $

Smokin’ Bowls 831 Rockingham Rd., Rockingham, 869-7000; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; cash/check only, delivery, glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n Hot soup is doled out daily at this beloved roadside shack. Try a bowl of apple-onion-smoked-cheddar — or Cheech & Chong Chili. $

Villagers Ice Cream & Restaurant 4261 Route 106, Weathersfield, 263-5677; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n When the weather’s warm, locals cool off with ice cream, sodas, hot dogs and burgers. Open late April through mid-October. $

Wahoo’s Eatery 2 Whites Rd., Wilmington, 464-0110; seasonal hours; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Lunch on a steakand-cheese sandwich or a salmon burger, followed by a creemee as big as your head. Open mid-May through mid-September. $

SOUTHWESTERN/ TEX-MEX Mojo Café 106 Main St., Ludlow, 228-6656; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Bayou eats including gumbo and alligator po’boys meet Tex-Mex fusion such as tempura lobster burritos, poblano pepper rings and andouille quesadillas. $$

Tacos Tacos 1 Lamere Sq., Ludlow, 228-7899; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n It’s no surprise that this friendly taqueria serves tacos, but the shop’s owners claim that their burritos are “the best outside Baja,” too. $

STEAKHOUSE/ SEAFOOD Anchor Seafood Restaurant 8 S. Main St., Wilmington, 464-2112; meals: L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n In the historic district, dive into a plate of Atlantic salmon or New England sea scallops. Dining with littles? Check out the kids’ menu. $$

The Chop House 57 Pond St., Ludlow, 975-0557; meals: D; full bar, veggie-friendly n Diners arriving before 6 p.m. can take unlimited trips to the salad bar with a $12.95 early-bird entrée special. Later, crowds feast on steak frites, shepherd’s pie, and surf and turf. $$$

The Mill Tavern Restaurant 2242 N. Main St., Londonderry, 824-3247; meals: D; full bar, veggiefriendly n In a historic West River mill oozing rustic charm, diners eat prime rib, seared scallops and St. Louis-style ribs by the fireplace. There’s warm apple crisp for the kids. $$$

TRADITIONAL The Bryant House Restaurant 657 Main St., Weston, 824-6287; meals: Bru, L; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Next door to the Vermont Country Store, find New England staples such as clam chowder, chicken pot pie and gingerbread. Start with a drink in the 1885 barroom. Sunday brunch. $

Café at Delight 145 Main St., Ludlow, 228-2150; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n For nearly three decades, locals have lined up here for blueberry pancakes, croissant egg sandwiches and homemade pies. $$

DJ’s Restaurant 146 Main St., Ludlow, 228-5374; meals: D; full bar, veggie-friendly n Bite-size mini tacos share the menu with baked scallops and chicken cordon bleu at a downtown bar and grill that’s been in biz for nearly 40 years. Closed Sunday in summer. $$$

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57 Main St., Brattleboro, 257-5226; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Even the kimchi is made in-house at this 30-year-old fusion restaurant. The sushi is cut from fresh fish, while noodle bowls and bibimbap appeal to vegetarians. $$

PAN-ASIAN Asian Gourmet 911 Western Ave., Brattleboro, 2546888; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, delivery n Lunchtime brings sushi combos and Chinese mix-and-match plates. At dinner, chefs prepare tofu teriyaki, mala lamb and sashimi platters. $$

Panasian Chinese & Japanese Restaurant 766 Putney Rd., Brattleboro, 2578188; meals: L, D; full bar, delivery, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggiefriendly, TV n Sushi, shrimp lo mein or a scorpion bowl? The wide-ranging menu here has all three. $$

Panda North 1332 Putney Rd., Brattleboro, 2574578; meals: L, D; full bar, veggiefriendly n Find egg rolls and tangy Hunan chicken, but also Japanese options such as sushi, tempura veggies and brothy bowls of udon. $

THAI Thai Bamboo 7 High St., Brattleboro, 251-1010; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, veggie-friendly n Guests sup on standards such as pad Thai and coconut curry — or opt to heat things up with spicy grilled-beef salad. $

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BAKERIES & CAFÉS Amy’s Bakery Arts Café 113 Main St., Brattleboro, 251-1071; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n Monthly art shows keep things colorful — as do artisan sweets and breads, Cobb salads, and “molten” pesto-mozzarella sandwiches. $

Baba-à-Louis Bakery

Vermont Restaurant Week 2018 location

The Southern Pie Company (two locations) 287 Main St., Chester, 875-7437; 28 Main St., Ludlow, 228-4440; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: B, L; veggiefriendly n The sweet treats here weave Dixie flavors with Yankee ingredients. Sample a slice of bourbon-pecan, or sit down to a lunch of chicken pot pie. The scones, cookies and doughnuts are housemade, too. $$

Sticky Fingers Bakery

92 Route 11, Chester, 875-4666; closed: Tues.; meals: Bru, L; delivery, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n John Louis McLure’s bakery — open since 1977 — turns out croissants, éclairs, soups and sandwiches on crusty bread. Pizza on Friday; brunch on Sunday. Closed April and November. $

210 Route 100, West Dover, 4649463; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: B; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Along with its famous sticky buns, the Mount Snow-adjacent bakery touts everything from bread and cake to homemade ice cream and lemon-berry mousse. $

Big Eyes Bakery

The Works Bakery Café

126 Main St., Ludlow, 228-2400; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L; veggiefriendly n The “home of the mini quiche” also offers Italian pastries such as cannoli and rainbow cookies, along with fresh breads and special-occasion cakes. $

Bittersweet Memories Bakery Café 11 Fornuto Rd., Wardsboro, 896-1130; closed: Thu.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The pies — think coconut custard, lemon, pumpkin and pecan — are all homemade. So are the savory items, which swing from soups and salads to meatloaf and roast turkey dinners. $$

Delightfully Delicious Bakery & Café 747 Putney Rd., Brattleboro, 5791622; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n “Country cooking at its finest” means griddled breakfasts and homemade breads. For lunch, crunch into the Twisted BLT, with Brie and pesto mayo. $

Heritage Deli and Bakery 642 Route 103, Chester, 875-3550; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n Each day brings new sweets and treats to this family-run pastry and sandwich shop. Celebrate midsummer with a berry pie and the winter holidays with Christmas stollen. $

The Porch Too 648 Putney Rd., Brattleboro, 5791433; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: B, L, D; outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Breakfast patrons dig the garden omelette, packed with spinach, artichoke, cream cheese and avocado. Lunch brings lemon-dill tuna melts and gingered pork banh mi. $$

118 Main St., Brattleboro, 579-1851; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n All the meats are humanely raised and antibiotic-free, so you can feel better about snarfing down that ham-and-cheddar panini. There are soups, chilis and chowders, too. $

BARS, PUBS & CLUBS BARS/LOUNGES Arkham 16 Harmony Place, Brattleboro, 2510800; full bar, TV n Evening crowds sip cocktails and craft beers over air hockey and TV sports. There’s a different drink special every night of the week.

Bar 802 19 Village Lodge Rd., Stratton Mountain Resort, South Londonderry, 297-1800; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, vegan-friendly n In a cabin-like setting, bargoers dunk tater tots into housemade chipotle ketchup or fill up on black bean burgers and flatbreads. $$

Dover Bar and Grill 319 Route 100, West Dover, 464-2689; meals: D; full bar n Known locally as “DBags,” the friendly dive offers cold drinks and fried snacks. Its casual atmosphere draws a lively mix of skiers and townies. $

Main and Mountain Bar + Motel 112 Main St., Ludlow, 242-1608; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed. n Thursday through Sunday, this brand-new lobby bar opens for craft cocktails, fine wines and Vermont beers. Coming soon: a snack menu for the après-ski crowd.

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One More Time Billiards Parlor and Tavern 183 Route 100, West Dover, 4645320; meals: D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Two miles from Mount Snow, pool sharks meet for games, drinks and crispy duck drumsticks. The adjacent Dover Forge Restaurant offers bigger bites of barbecue, steak and seafood. $

BREWPUBS

J.D. McCliment’s Scottish Pub 26 Bellows Falls Rd., Putney, 3874499; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Guests drawn in by local draft beers, grass-fed burgers, and fish and chips get cozy by the woodstove or enjoy the summer breeze on the patio. $$

Jake’s Restaurant & Tavern

90 Elliot St., Brattleboro, 257-2553; meals: L, D; full bar, live music n Fermenting ales since 1992, this local landmark serves up pints, peanuts and plenty of friendly bar banter. $

5700 Route 100, Londonderry, 8246614; meals: B, L, D; full bar, glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n For three decades, families have frequented Jake’s for classic American eats such as lobster bisque, cheese ravioli and baked haddock. Weekend breakfast and lunch. $$

Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery

Kipling’s Restaurant & Pub

McNeill’s Brewery

36 Bridge St., Brattleboro, 490-2354; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Take in sweeping views of the Connecticut River over craft beers and spicedcider ribs. The Whetstoner session IPA is always on tap. $$

GASTROPUBS Brattle Burger 97 Main St., Brattleboro, 2518226; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Patties are crafted with local beef, poultry, salmon or vegetables. Pair a mac-and-cheesetopped burger with a basket of loaded fries or a cup of chowder. $

MacLaomainn’s Scottish Pub 52 S. Main St., Chester, 875-6227; meals: L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, TV n Haggis, neeps and tatties, and other traditional dishes are best enjoyed with Scottish brews and international sports games on TV. $

PUBS Fairway Tavern 348 Upper Dummerston Rd., Brattleboro Country Club, Brattleboro, 254-9864; seasonal hours; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n Enjoy a Caesar salad or a burger and beer while overlooking the golf course green. Sunday brunch buffet. $$

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78 Elliot St., Brattleboro, 257-4848; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, cash/check only, veggie-friendly n Order a pint, pick a song on the jukebox and chow down on chili cheese fries as European football teams duke it out on the TVs. $$

The Last Chair Bar & Grill 267 Route 100, West Dover, 4641133; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, veggie-friendly n Asian stir-fries, chicken Parmesan and braised pork osso bucco populate the pub’s globetrotting menu. On the weekend, the New England raw bar draws a crowd. $$

Maple Leaf Tavern 3 Main St., Wilmington, 464-9900; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, live music n Wings, nachos and New Englandstyle shepherd’s pie are favorites at this downtown watering hole, which pours several local beers straight from the tap. $$

Mr. Darcy’s Bar & Grill 31 Route 103, Ludlow, 228-7222; meals: L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly n Skiers and locals sup on burgers, shrimp tacos and rib-eye steaks in a spacious dining room near Okemo Mountain Resort. $$

Mulligan’s and Green Door Pub 11B Village Sq., Stratton Mountain Resort, South Londonderry, 297-9293; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, live music, TV n Stratton’s pub pours dozens of brews, cocktails and adult coffees. Dig into nachos or a steak at Mulligan’s, then head downstairs to the Green Door for foosball and a nightcap. $$$

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Nesbitt’s Portside Tavern 101 Governor Hunt Rd., Vernon, 2584600; meals: L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, live music, TV n Fingerlicking foods — onion rings, bacon burgers, wood-fired pizzas — and sports on TV cater to Patriots fans and the biker crowd. $

Phelps Barn Pub

Vermont Restaurant Week 2018 location

TASTING ROOMS Hermit Thrush Brewery 29 High St., Suite 101C, Brattleboro, 892-0258 n Inside a brick-lined tasting room, visitors sample flights of sour and barrel-aged beers, as well as sips styled according to Belgian and Trappist brewing traditions. $

92 Main St., Grafton Inn, Grafton, 843-2231; meals: D; full bar, glutenfree opts., lodging, veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music, TV n Vermont brews are always on tap at the carriage-house pub. Check out the burger-and-beer deal on Thursday or live music on Friday and Saturday. $

Honora Winery and Vineyard

The Pot Belly Pub

J’Ville Brewery

130 Main St., Ludlow, 228-8989; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Locals convene daily for the mussels Provençal, mac and cheese, and filet mignon that have made this pub a Main Street mainstay since 1974. $$

Rick’s Tavern

201 Route 112, Jacksonville, 3682226; closed: Mon., Tues. n Swirl and sip cold-climate wines, plus beers from sister company J’Ville Brewery. Vermont cheese plates are available for nibbling. $

201 Route 112, Jacksonville, 3682226; closed: Mon., Tues. n Sample easy-drinking ales and wheat beers at the brew bar, then head across the tasting room to try the wines made by sister company Honora Winery and Vineyard. $

Putney Mountain Winery

386 Route 30, Newfane, 365-4310; closed: Tues.; meals: L, D; full bar, all-you-can-eat, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly, live music, TV n The wings here have been voted Vermont’s best. Diners travel from afar for the Friday fish fry, featuring fresh haddock from Boston. $$

8 Bellows Falls Rd., Putney, 387-4610 For 20 years, the solar-powered vineyard has been crafting premium wines and liqueurs from local fruits. Try a pour of Putney Peach or Rhubarb Blush.

Tom’s Loft Tavern

485 W. River Rd., Brattleboro, 2461128 n The distillery’s slogan is “From our river to your liver,” and its allnatural, maple-based liqueur was one of the first in the state. Try it along with rye, bourbon, coffee liqueur or Snowdrop Gin.

300 Mountain Rd., Ludlow, 2285638; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n At the base of Okemo Mountain Resort, outdoors enthusiasts step into a red barn for Cajun chicken sandwiches, halfpound burgers and chili with all the fixings. $$

Valley View Saloon 131 Route 100, West Dover, 4649422; meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Two miles from Mount Snow, an après-ski pub proffers burgers, Philly cheesesteaks and beers. Open until 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday. $

Wilmington Village Pub 7 S. Main St., Wilmington, 464-2280; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, karaoke, live music, TV n Sports fans catch the big game over seasonal drafts and snacks such as Nachos el Grande and pub fries. Free pool on Monday; Friday karaoke. $

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Trout River Brewing Co. 100 River St., Springfield, 345-2756; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed. n Tip back a pint of malty Rainbow Red ale or hoppy Hangry Angler double IPA in the riverside tasting room. Growlers and cans are available to go.

Vermont Distillers Tasting Room 7627 Route 9, inside Hogback Mountain Gift Shop, Marlboro, 464-2003 n Part tasting room, part retail outlet, this distillery sipping spot samples its liqueurs and spirits. It also sells beer, wine, snacks and Vermont-made specialty foods.

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WINE BARS

Elliot Street Fish, Chips & More

Stemwinder 46 S. Depot St., Ludlow, 228-5200; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly, live music n A wine shop owner and a chef came together to pair cheese boards and thin-crust pizzas with vintages and fine brews from around the globe. $$$

COFFEE/TEA The Coffee Bar 8814 Route 30, Jamaica, 459-1552; meals: B, L n Patrons perk up with organic beans sourced responsibly from around the world and roasted inhouse by Ungrounded Coffee Roasters. Grab an iced maple latte and a pound of coffee for the road. $

Coffee Barn Café 321 Route 100, West Dover, 464-2848; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n En route to the slopes, skiers and snowboarders caffeinate — and grab quick breakfasts and lunches — at this mountainside coffee stop. $

Coffee House 247 Route 9, Wilmington; seasonal hours; outdoor seating, veganfriendly n Swing by the dainty pink house for an on-the-go hot chocolate, latte or cappuccino made with whole, soy or almond milk. $

50 Elliot St., Brattleboro, 451-9482; meals: L, D; BYOB, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n You don’t have to cross the culinary pond to feast on eclectic, Euro-inspired eats such as falafel wraps and crispy haddock with Belgian fries. $

Tulip Café 126 Main St., Brattleboro, 490-2061; meals: B, Bru, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Find Mediterranean flatbreads and French crêpes under one roof. At breakfast, wake up with an egg sandwich on Turkish bread and an espresso or chai latte. $

Turquoise Grille 128 Main St., Brattleboro, 254-2327; meals: L, D; full bar n The kitchen’s foray into Turkish American cuisine yields kebabs and hummus alongside burgers and seafoods. Sip a craft cocktail from an adventurous spirits list. $$

Verdé Restaurant 19 Village Lodge Rd., Stratton Mountain Resort, South Londonderry, 297-9200; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n The menu shifts with the seasons at Stratton’s elegant resort eatery. Look for handcrafted plates such as squid-ink agnolotti, smoked Spanish octopus and hibiscus-crusted rack of lamb. $$$$$

Mocha Joe’s Café

SWISS/AUSTRIAN

82 Main St., Brattleboro, 257-7794; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n The retail space for Mocha Joe’s Roasting Co. brews single-origin specialty coffees and espresso drinks with an artisan touch. Sip yours with a pastry and admire the art on the gallery walls. $

Asta’s Swiss Inn

EURO GREEK The Sundried Tomato 1300 Putney Rd., Brattleboro, 2510010; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n Gyros, Greek salads and honey-soaked baklava from the fast-service food counter give customers a taste of the Mediterranean. $

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3894 Main St., Jamaica, 874-8000; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec. n Chef-owner Michel de Preux worked for years at the acclaimed Le Lion d’Or in his native Switzerland. His Swissstyle Vermont inn serves braised sauerbraten and wiener schnitzel with rösti potatoes. $$$$

Dalem’s Chalet

ITALIAN/PIZZERIAS Blue Moose Italian Bistro 39 Main St., Brattleboro, 254-6245; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; beer & wine, cash/check only, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Chef Ken Flutie brings Italy to the Green Mountains with handcrafted pastas. Dishes feature innovative flavor combinations and artful presentations. $$$

Brattleboro Village Pizza 1155 Putney Rd., Brattleboro, 2575065; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggiefriendly n The storefront promises “Brattleboro’s finest pizza,” but patrons also dig the Philly cheesesteaks and spaghetti with meatballs. $

Buzzy’s Pizzeria

Mama’s Handmade Italian 190 Main St., Ludlow, 228-2333; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Comfort food inspired by the “boot country” includes lunchtime arancini and bucatini cacio e pepe. Evening guests tuck into beef carpaccio, grilled branzino and tiramisu. No lunch on Wednesday. $$

Mangiamo Ristorante 64 Pond St., Ludlow, 228-6688; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, dance floor, karaoke, live music, TV n Local cheeses, veggies, proteins and housemade sauces top an array of pastas and wood-fired pizzas. Live entertainment most nights. Lunch on Friday. $$

North Star Pizza

1 Bellows Falls Rd., Putney, 3872233; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n Specialty pies honor Vermont icons such as Sen. Bernie Sanders — his namesake is topped with local pepperoni and bacon. Big slices are just $2 to $3. $$

179 Route 100, Wilmington, 7800669; meals: L, D; full bar, delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, TV n Pizzas, calzones and candlepin bowling? This restaurant, bowling alley and arcade delivers all that and more: 130 menu items will please the whole family. $

Famous Pizza

The Pizza Stone VT

89 Atkinson St., Bellows Falls, 4633425; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The Greek-style pizzas are thick and crusty; the baked pastas bubble with cheese. Check out the array of steak calzones. $

Goodman’s American Pie 5 Lamere Sq., Ludlow, 228-4271; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veganfriendly n Families settle into chairliftseat booths for wood-fired rounds such as the Arctic Cluck, with chicken, garlic, tomato, basil and Asiago. Pool tables entertain the après-ski crowd. $$

Hazel 75 Elliot St., Brattleboro, 579-1092; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Handcrafted pizzas, house-smoked barbecue and hip craft beverages are all big hits at this industrial-chic downtown eatery. Lunch Thursday through Sunday. $$

House of Pizza

78 South St., Brattleboro, 254-4323; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating n In an Alpine-inspired setting, diners get to know old-world specialties such as jägerschnitzel, rouladen and cheese fondue. $$$

419 Canal St., Brattleboro, 254-3700; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggiefriendly n The mom-and-pop shop promises “Piece. Love. Pizza.” Go big with the Meat Maniac, topped with ham, bacon, sausage and hamburger. $$

Swiss Inn

Ludlow Village Pizza

249 Route 11, Londonderry, 824-3442; meals: D; full bar, lodging, reserv. rec. n The country inn’s dining room and tavern plate traditional Alpine cuisine such as fondue and chicken Lugano. For dessert, try the Linzertorte. $$$

26 Main St., Ludlow, 228-5618; meals: L, D; cash/check only, veggie-friendly n Most of the straightforward, cheesy pies made here are destined for takeout, but there are a few tables for those who’d like to savor slices fresh from the oven. $$

291 Pleasant St., Chester, 875-2121; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Inside an eclectic warehouse, hand-tossed pizzas are made with local ingredients and 18 draft lines showcase Vermont craft brews. Live music most weekends. No lunch on Tuesday. $

Popolo 36 the Sq., Bellows Falls, 460-7676; closed: Mon.; meals: Bru, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, live music n Brussels sprout Caesars, pizzas, pappardelle Bolognese and lamb burgers meet exquisite cocktails mixed with Vermont spirits. Brunch Friday through Sunday. $$$

Ramunto’s Brick Oven Pizza 1111 Putney Rd., Brattleboro, 579-1226; meals: L, D; full bar, delivery, veggiefriendly n Garlic knots whet appetites for blistery pies, baked lasagna and pappardelle alla vodka. Weekly specials are easy on the wallet. $$

Scalia’s WoodFired Pizzeria 19 S. Main St., Wilmington, 464-7492; closed: Tues.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The name sounds straight off the boat, but Scalia’s pizzas can be classic or unconventional. Toppings that break with tradition include shrimp scampi, clams casino and mashed potatoes with bacon. $$$

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40 Main St., Springfield, 885-3355; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Eighteen-inch pies start at $10.95. Don’t feel like a slice? Go for an eggplant Parmesan sub — or one stuffed with steak and cheese. $

121 Canal St., Brattleboro, 254-9609; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n The self-proclaimed “grocery store with so much more” crafts six- and 12-inch BLTs and chicken-salad grinders — plus deviled eggs and cream of broccoli soup. $

Vermont Inn Pizza

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460 Canal St., Brattleboro, 254-6264; meals: L, D, LN; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The menu is simple — pizzas, calzones, grinders and gyros — but the pizzeria has earned a loyal following for its fresh food and friendly service. $$

56 Townshend Rd., Grafton, 8432255; meals: B, Bru, L; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n The grilled-cheese specials change daily but might feature Grafton Village cheddar or Taylor Farm Gouda. Stock up on wines, sundries and artisan cheeses while you’re there. Weekend brunch. $

West Brattleboro Pizza 1012 Western Ave., Brattleboro, 2570008; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n Top a pie with Buffalo chicken, or stuff a grinder with veal Parmesan. Any way you slice it, the food here is affordable, filling and fast. $

Wilmington House of Pizza 129 Route 9, Wilmington, 464-2900; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; veggiefriendly n You can get two slices and a soda for $5 during weekday lunch. Mediterranean-inspired pies abound: Try one topped with garlic, tomato and anchovies. $$

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North Country General Store 3796 Route 30, Jamaica, 444-0269; closed: Wed.; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n Part market, part taproom and wine bar, this homespun general store’s provisions include breakfast sandwiches, flatbreads and burgers. $

Putney Co-op 8 Carol Brown Way, Putney, 387-5866; meals: B, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Always bustling, the co-op stocks local and organic produce, breads and meats. Grab a Reuben stuffed with corned beef, pastrami or tempeh. $

Singleton’s General Store 356 Main St., Proctorsville, 226-7666; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Rolling with kids? Grab a PB&J. The grown-up menu features 22 sandwiches, including the Black Bear: homemade roast beef, cheddar, A1 sauce and caramelized onions on grilled rye. $

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Stratton Mountain Market & Deli 10 Scandia Village Rd., Stratton Mountain Resort, South Londonderry, 856-7583; seasonal hours; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Resort visitors order breakfast wraps, cheesesteaks and roast pork sandwiches to go. Snacks, pantry items and craft beers are available. $

The Vermont Country Store 657 Main St., Weston, 824-3184; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Old-fashioned candies and pantry provisions recall eras past. The shelves are also loaded with Vermont cheeses, maple syrups and baked goods. Sit down next door for lunch at sister biz the Bryant House Restaurant. $

The Village Roost 20 W. Main St., Wilmington, 4643344; closed: Wed.; meals: B, Bru, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Enjoy a grass-fed burger or falafel wrap by the dining room fireplace or on the wraparound deck. Eats are locally sourced and non-GMO. Find Vermont products in the retail market. $

SOUTH OF THE BORDER MEXICAN 371 Restaurant 371 River St., Springfield, 886-8300; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The River Street restaurant serves inexpensive pizzas, burgers and fried seafoods — but the best reasons to stop in are the tamales, empanadas and other authentic Mexican specialties. $

Three Stones Restaurant 105 Canal St., Brattleboro, 246-1035; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; meals: D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veganfriendly n Inspired by indigenous Mayan cooking, dishes are prepared using three hot stones and a fire. Feast on panuchos, tamales or empanadas in an art-deco dining car. $$

SWEETS Blueberry Haus (two locations) 19 Elliot St., Brattleboro, 233-7483; 809 Guilford Center Rd., Guilford, 233-7483; seasonal hours; outdoor seating n Get the scoop: These cones, sundaes and shakes are homemade the old-fashioned way with fresh ingredients. Guilford location open May through Labor Day. $

Creemee Stand 716 Route 100, Wilmington, 4640732; seasonal hours n The name doesn’t lie. But in addition to the usual vanilla-chocolate twist, find soughtafter flavors such as black raspberry and maple. Open May through Columbus Day. $

Grandma Miller’s Pies & Pastries 52 Hearthstone Lane, South Londonderry, 824-4032 n In an expansive red barn, bakers craft highquality pies, cookies and other sweet treats. Enjoy a pastry fresh from the oven with a cup of coffee. $

Sweet Surrender Bakery 44 Pond St., Suite 4, Ludlow, 2288966; meals: B, L n Years ago, chefowner Bonnie McGhie-Allen made the cake for Julia Child’s 85th birthday party. Nowadays, she’ll bake you a wedding cake, Danish or fresh bread. $

VEGETARIAN Superfresh! Organic Café 30 Main St., Brattleboro, 579-1751; meals: B, Bru, L, D; BYOB, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly, live music n The café overlooking Whetstone Brook gets creative with health food — think Brazil-nut-turmeric cupcakes, sunseed-guac nachos and hemp-milk smoothies. $$

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White River Junction’s Piecemeal Pies is known, of course, for pies. Individual savory pies, to be exact — that fixture of English pub fare. But this particular pie place is the antithesis of the quintessential dark, brooding British bar. Floor-to-ceiling windows bathe the dining tables and open bakery kitchen in bright, natural light. Beyond the décor, the dishes elevate and celebrate traditional English cuisine. Chef-owner Justin Barrett cut his teeth at the Spotted Pig in New York City, an acclaimed British gastropub helmed by Michelin-star chef April Bloomfield. After aiding the rise of other well-known restaurants — such as New York’s Fat Radish and Maine’s Salt Water Farm at Union Hall — Barrett settled in the Green Mountain State to open one of his own. Piecemeal Pies launched in fall 2016 with a locally driven menu. Tight relationships with Vermont farmers and artisans have, in Barrett’s words, shaped his view “of just how good rural dining can be.” Early in the day, the café serves tall buttermilk biscuits with homemade jam, custardy wedges of quiche, yogurt with seasonal fruit and housemade granola, and thick slices of chocolate banana bread. Come afternoon and evening, hard cider, wine and beer — including rare pours from River Roost Brewery just down the road — make prime pairings for supremely flaky pies. One autumn afternoon featured a butter-scented, sesame-seedstudded curried lamb pie. Other savory fillings range from rabbit and bacon to chicken and leeks. Salads are a hearty tumble of greens and herbs — some are bolstered by smoked trout, Vermont cheddar and apples; others, simply by a mustardy vinaigrette. Soups such as tomato-coconut and roasted-pumpkin-and-barley are made in-house daily. Sides of miso radishes, cumin-roasted carrots, Thai beer nuts and buttered peas with mint are delicious enough to satisfy as meals — but missing out on the pies would be a pity. Good thing there are more on the dessert menu — à la mode optional. JULIA CLANCY

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AMERICAN BARBECUE/SOUL FOOD Big Fatty’s BBQ 186 S. Main St., White River Junction, 295-5513; closed: Tues.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, live music, TV n Do as the slogan says and “Put some South in your mouth”: slow-smoked brisket, wings or fried okra with homemade sauces and rubs. Don’t miss the salad bar, 20 craft beers on tap and adjacent “crowler” station. $$

Wicked Awesome BBQ 93 Beswick Dr., White River Junction, 603-729-6213; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts. n What began as a to-go snack shack is now a 30-seat restaurant slinging New Englandstyle barbecue. Meat straight off the smoker includes chicken with maple seasoning and pork butt basted with root beer. $$

The Hartland Diner 159 Route 5, Hartland, 436-3663; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Order a Slap Your Mama breakfast: three eggs, bacon, corned-beef hash, sausage gravy and a biscuit. Lunch options include turkey Cobb wraps and housemade black bean burgers. Don’t miss the pie. $$

North Woods Café 530 Waits River Rd., Jiffy Mart, Bradford, 222-9294; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Hit up this gasstation dinette for pancakes by day and country-fried steak or a meatloaf dinner special by night. $

P&H Truck Stop Route 302 & Interstate 91 (Exit 17), Wells River, 429-2141; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Feeling friendly? Perch on a counter stool and chat up the friendly grill cook while tucking into a Trucker’s Breakfast or slice of cream pie. Sunday breakfast buffet. $

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DELI & SANDWICH Lunchbox Deli & Café 192 Route 5, Fairlee, 333-9200; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; veggiefriendly n Morning patrons take a seat for house-baked muffins, quiches and biscuits with gravy. For lunch, order a melty Cuban panini — or a chef’s salad and the soup du jour. $

Mon Vert Café 67 Central St., Woodstock, 4577143; meals: B, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n “Woodstock’s living room” is passionate about community, country food and coffee. Everything is local and organic, from the breakfast sandwiches to the lunchtime salads and panini. $

DINER The Fairlee Diner 256 Main St., Fairlee, 333-3569; closed: Tues.; meals: B, L; glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n You can still order a side of applesauce or cottage cheese at Fairlee’s oldfashioned diner, where townies line up on the weekend for flapjacks, fluffy eggs and toasted sandwiches. $

41 Main St., Wells River, 757-3333; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The old-fashioned diner counter dishes flapjacks — with or without blueberries — as well as Western-style omelettes, bottomless cups of coffee and hefty lunchtime sandwiches. $

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Barnard Inn Restaurant and Max’s Tavern 5518 Route 12, Barnard, 234-9961; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n A classically trained chef-owner prepares elegant yet earthy meals for the formal dining room and well-crafted pub fare for the tavern. The wine cellar holds more than 350 bottles. $$$

Carpenter & Main 326 Main St., Norwich, 649-2922; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Chef Bruce MacLeod’s seasonal small plates might include spicy Thai lettuce wraps or anchovy crostini with egg. Even the grass-fed burger goes gourmet on an English muffin with Gruyère. $$$

Chef Brad’s CrazySide 1 Quechee Main St., Quechee, 2956400; seasonal hours; meals: Bru, L, D; BYOB, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Out of a vintage 1986 yellow camper, Brad Pirkey cooks up Cajun turkey-bacon sandwiches, Indian butter chicken burritos and more. Guests dine at picnic tables or in a small café. $$

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The Inn at Weathersfield 1342 Route 106, Perkinsville, 2639217; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly, live music n Ingredients from the garden and farm partners dictate the fanciful offerings on à la carte and tasting menus, both of which change weekly. Cooking courses available. $$$$

The Lincoln Inn & Restaurant at the Covered Bridge 2709 W. Woodstock Rd., Woodstock, 457-7052; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, live music n Savor chef Jevgenija Saromova’s farm-fresh prix-fixe suppers — or sit for a seven- or 12-course tasting menu at the Chef’s Table. Reservations required, except on Wednesday tavern nights during the summer. $$$$$

Mangalista 61 Central St., Woodstock, 457-7467; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Tuck into a plate of the restaurant’s namesake Hungarian swine — the owners raise the pigs themselves. Also on the oft-changing menu: broccoli soup and squash risotto. $$$

UPPER VALLEY The Windsor Diner 135 Main St., Windsor, 674-5555; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Get your greasy-spoon fix at a booth in a Main Street dining car. In addition to all of the classics, there are specials such as taco salads and biscuits with gravy. $

NEW AMERICAN 506 Bistro & Bar 1653 Route 4, On the River Inn, Woodstock, 457-5000; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Everything about this inn restaurant screams classed-up country-chic — from the library-esque lounge trimmed in antique wood to the Yankee pork pot roast. $$$

Cloudland Farm Restaurant

1101 Cloudland Rd., Woodstock, 457-2599; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed., Thu.; meals: D; BYOB, glutenfree opts., reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n Field-to-table dinners get creative on this working farm. Whether the menu features pork loin or corned beef and cabbage, guests shouldn’t miss the extraordinary desserts. $$$$

Davidson’s 3268 Quechee Main St., Quechee Club, Quechee, 299-2101; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, TV n Members and the general public don “Quechee Club casual” attire for tuna carpaccio and grilled quail. Sip a wine from the extensive cellar while gazing out at the Ottauquechee River. $$$$

Elixir 188 S. Main St., White River Junction, 281-7009; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Inside a converted 1930s freight house, sup on cocoa-dusted filet mignon or mussels in coconut red curry. Creative cocktails fulfill the restaurant’s name. $$

The Parker House Inn & Bistro 1792 Quechee Main St., Quechee, 295-6077; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, live music n The owners of this elegant spot transform fresh, local ingredients into creative dishes with French, Mediterranean and Spanish influences. Start with a cocktail at Bar Irene. $$$$

The Prince & the Pauper 24 Elm St., Woodstock, 457-1818; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n In the heart of the village, bistro plates such as stuffed pork loin, seared salmon and wood-fired pizza are offered in prix-fixe courses or à la carte. $$$$

Red Rooster 14 the Green, Woodstock, 457-1100; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n Collaborations between the chef and the inn’s master gardener culminate in plates such as harissacarrot salad and country-fried rabbit loin. Local meats complement homegrown produce year-round. $$$$

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61 Central St., Woodstock, 457-4844; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The Culinary Institute of America-trained chef serves crispy chicken schnitzel and baked polenta cakes with herbed cream. Dinner Wednesday through Saturday; Sunday brunch. $

7 Brook Rd., Strafford, 765-4301; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n There’s no signage marking the historic clapboard house as a restaurant, no website advertising its existence. But inside the firelit dining room, a chalkboard menu lists Vermont-grown plates such as roast Cornish hen with brandied plum sauce. $$$

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176 Route 5, Fairlee, 331-1041; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n Comfort food collides with Asian fusion at a funky locavore spot. The fare ranges from glistening General Tso’s popcorn chicken to mac-andcheese quesadillas. $

Simon Pearce Restaurant 1760 Quechee Main St., Quechee, 295-1470; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n After watching glassblowers work in the open studio downstairs, head to a chic dining room overlooking a covered bridge for silken cheddar soup or horseradish-crusted cod. The atrium bar serves casual drinks and snacks. Sunday brunch. $$$$

85 N. Main St., White River Junction, 295-3312; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Formerly known as the Tip Top, this friendly café plates grilled peaches over summer greens; confit duck with toasted barley and asparagus; and sesame-pork-and-ginger meatloaf. $$$

Windsor Station Restaurant & Barroom 26 Depot Ave., Windsor, 674-4180; closed: Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, live music n Tap your toes to live music most nights while supping on a grass-fed burger, pasta Bolognese or handmade ravioli in a historic train-station restaurant. Sips include local beers and Italian wines. $$

TRADITIONAL Bentleys Restaurant 3 Elm St., Woodstock, 457-3232; meals: L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music, TV n The Victorian-inspired dining room has been serving cocktails, burgers and pastas with class for more than 30 years. $$$

Dana’s by the Gorge 5945 Woodstock Rd., Quechee, 295-6066; seasonal hours; meals: B, L; beer & wine, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Just 200 yards from Quechee Gorge, early risers start the day with breakfast burritos and blueberry pancakes. For lunch, order a Chicken Picnic: crispy tenders with fries, coleslaw and homemade maple vinaigrette. Open May through October. $

Drewski’s on the River 586 Route 4, Bridgewater Corners, 422-3816; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thu.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The waffles and pancakes are locally famous, but visitors dig the kielbasa hash, skillet breakfasts and hot sandwiches, too. $

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Skunk Hollow Tavern

12 Brownsville Rd., Hartland Four Corners, 436-2139; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, veggiefriendly, live music, pub quiz/trivia n A formal dining room offers upscale fare such as tarragon-scented chicken and filet mignon au poivre, while the downstairs pub is the place for wings, burgers and live bands. Take in the circa-1790 charm throughout. $$

Soulfully Good 67 Central St., Woodstock, 457-7395; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n The biscuits, eggs, Belgian waffles and pesto zoodles are all organic — and often locally sourced. In warm weather, take them out to the patio garden. $$

Worthy Kitchen

442 Woodstock Rd., Woodstock, 457-7281; meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Highquality comfort food ranges from buttermilk fried-chicken sandwiches to confit pork poutine smothered in duck-fat gravy. Weekend lunch; Sunday brunch. $$

SNACK BARS/CARTS Whippi Dip 158 Route 5, Fairlee, 331-1313; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; cash/ check only, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Breakfast burritos, smoky barbecue and lots of vegetarian options make this summer snack stand worth the stop. Try a creamsicle float made with artisan orange soda and vanilla ice cream. Open May through October. $

White Cottage Snack Bar 462 Woodstock Rd., Woodstock, 457-3455; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; cash/check only, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n On the banks of the Ottauquechee River, find charbroiled burgers, whole-belly clams and Maine lobster rolls — not to mention frappés and 30 flavors of ice cream. Open May through Columbus Day. $

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36 N. Main St., Wells River, 7573466; closed: Mon.; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n For decades, families have gathered in the old-school dining room for prime rib, grilled seafood, roast turkey and Sunday brunch. $$

Isabell’s Café 3052 Route 5, East Thetford, 7854300; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: B, L; cash/check only, veggie-friendly n At a teeny eatery inside a charming yellow house, the chalkboard menus tout homemade pies, country breakfasts, soups and sandwiches. $

Mountain Creamery 33 Central St., Woodstock, 4571715; meals: B, L; cash/check only, outdoor seating n When farmers own restaurants, the smoked beef brisket and fluffy three-egg omelettes make ample use of fresh meats and veggies. Save room for a slice of Mile High Apple Pie with homemade ice cream. $

Murphy’s Tavern 593 Murphy Rd., Quechee Club, Quechee, 299-2101; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Unwind over a home-style meal or pub fare beside a roaring fire. This kid-friendly tavern is open weekends December through March. $$

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BREWPUBS Harpoon Brewery Riverbend Taps & Beer Garden 336 Ruth Carney Dr., Windsor, 6745491; meals: L, D; beer & wine, glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, live music n See where the magic happens during a brewery tour, then kick back with an IPA or UFO White ale in the outdoor beer garden. Munchies range from burgers to fluffy homemade pretzels. $

Jasper Murdock’s Alehouse 325 Main St., Norwich Inn, Norwich, 649-1143; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The brewpub’s canon is more than 50 beers strong. Visitors pair rotating pints with locavore dishes such as crispy Brussels sprouts and rack of lamb. Find 2,000 bottles on the wine list. Monday and Tuesday are dinner only. $$$

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5520 Route 4, Bridgewater Corners, 672-5011; meals: L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Tour the brewery, then sample seasonal and pilot brews while dining on the riverside deck. Don’t miss the cheddar-ale soup and build-your-own burgers. $

5813 Woodstock Rd., Quechee, 2958500; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly, live music n Nut allergies? No worries. The menu here is completely nut-free. Twelve beers on tap pair well with pub grub such as chicken schnitzel and Cajun rib-eye steak. $$

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70 Main St., Windsor, 674-4310; meals: L, D; full bar, TV n The village watering hole welcomes barflies with entertainment and eats. Catch a sports game over a burger, wings, or beer-battered fish and chips. $

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1834 Mount Hunger Rd., Barnard, 291-1295; call for hours n Farmers, winemakers and restaurateurs Deirdre Heekin and Caleb Barber host pop-up dinners and tastings at their Barnard farm and vineyard. Open for events and by appointment only.

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Putney Mountain Winery: Quechee Tasting Room 5573 Woodstock Rd., inside the Cabot store, Quechee, 295-5335; seasonal hours n Step up to a small tasting bar to sample palate-pleasing wines made with grapes, currants, berries and other fruits.

River Roost Brewery 230 S. Main St., White River Junction; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues. n Funky sours and saisons, creamy stouts, hop-forward ales, and one-off experimental beers rotate through the tap lines at this highly rated oneman brewery.

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Vermont Spirits 5573 Woodstock Rd., Quechee, 866998-6352 n One of the state’s first microdistilleries makes vodkas from local milk sugar and maple sap. Also find gin, bourbon and apple brandy.

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COFFEE/TEA Boston Dreams 7 State St., Windsor, 230-4107; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n Beantown gets plenty of love at a combination coffeehouse, sports gallery and scoop shop. Fuel a workday with Belgian waffles and a latte — or swing by for an afternoon panini and breve cup. $

The Local Buzz 142 Main St., Bradford, 222-5282; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly, live music n Since 2010, this village java joint has doled out espresso drinks and edibles both sweet (cakes, cookies) and savory (sandwiches, salads, soups). $

EURO BRITISH H Piecemeal Pies (see page 30) 5 S. Main St., White River Junction, 281-6910; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n Individual savory pies — stuffed with rabbit and bacon, curried vegetables, chicken and leeks, and more — nod to traditional English cuisine. Don’t miss the plum upside-down cake. $

Pi Brick Oven Trattoria 49 Central St., Woodstock, 457-9277; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n An open kitchen at the restaurant’s center turns out brick-oven pizzas topped with San Marzano tomatoes, fresh produce, housemade pesto and Parmesan. $$

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5893 Woodstock Rd., Quechee, 296-6669; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Small pizzas and calzones start at $6.50; their gourmet toppings and fillings include pesto, artichokes and steak. Subs and baked pasta entrées are also popular. $

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48 Main St., Bradford, 222-5505; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veganfriendly n Views of the Waits River come with every burger and beer at this Mediterranean pub. Feeling international? Try a fattoush salad or beefy shish taouk from the Lebanese menu. $$

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The Tuckerbox 1 S. Main St., White River Junction, 359-4041; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Early risers sip locally roasted coffee while tapping away on their laptops. At lunch, the menu shifts to kebabs, falafel and other Turkish specialties. No dinner on Monday. $

ITALIAN/PIZZERIAS Colatina Exit 164 N. Main St., Bradford, 222-9008; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, live music, TV n For more than 40 years, this trattoria has specialized in hand-tossed, thin-crust pizzas and pastas embellished with local meats and produce. Live entertainment most nights at the upstairs pub. $$

Leda’s Pizza and Restaurant 456 Route 5, Fairlee, 333-4773; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n The family-owned resto has been serving crisp pizzas and Greek souvlaki since 1988. And for dessert? A honeyed square of baklava. $

102 Mill Rd., Bridgewater, 672-1120; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Located among artisan shops at the historic Bridgewater Mill, the pizza pub offers 20 beers on tap and dozens of thin-crust and Sicilian-style pies. $$

2307 Route 5, East Thetford, 785-4263; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n Carry out a crispy deep-dish Village Special pie, bearing pepperoni, peppers, onions, mushrooms and hamburger meat. Other Italian American staples here include pasta dinners and subs. $

MARKETS Barnard General Store 6134 Route 12, Barnard, 2349688; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Inside a historic general store, diners stock up on local products and sit down at the 1950s ice cream counter for made-to-order breakfasts and deli-style lunches. $

Bliss Village Store & Deli 158 S. Main St., Bradford, 222-3355; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n “Put a little bliss in your day” is the general-store deli’s tagline — and fresh sandwiches, pasta salads and fried snacks are its tools of the trade. Don’t miss the housemade cookies. $

Bridgewater Corners Country Store 5680 Route 4, Bridgewater Corners, 672-6241; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Rise and shine with a baked good or breakfast sandwich. Later in the day, the deli turns out turkeyapple-cheddar sandwiches, fresh pizzas and maple creemees. $

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8392 Route 25, East Corinth, 4395525; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n There’s something for everyone at this local hangout: gasoline, hammers, craft beer and sandwiches. Ice cream window in summer. $

4991 Route 5, Newbury, 866-5681; meals: B, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n There’s a cozy café hidden at the back of this historic general store. Sit down with a beer and a hot cheesesteak sandwich, pizza or burger. Soups and salads are available to go. $$

Gramp’s Country Store & Deli 486 Route 25, West Topsham, 4395500; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n Regulars fuel up at the roadside deli with morning breakfast sandwiches, made-to-order pizzas and classic burgers. $

Jake’s Quechee Market & Café 7161 Woodstock Rd., Quechee, 2919900; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Morning coffee and breakfast sandwiches give way to stackers such as Montréal roast beef on rye with house-fried chips. Hit up the ice cream window in season. $

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Singleton’s Market 6962 Woodstock Rd., Quechee, 698-8675; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Butcher shop and grocery stop in one, Singleton’s also pleases palates with 25 different sandwiches. The Tommy Motz layers fresh tomatoes, mozzarella and pesto mayo. $

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Upper Valley Food Co-op 193 N. Main St., White River Junction, 295-5804; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n From the back of the co-op, Sweet Lilac Deli crafts soups, sandwiches, salads and sweets from local ingredients. The daily changing hot bar stocks heartier fare. $

Waits River Country Store and Deli 149 Route 25, West Topsham, 4399510; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n Located in one of Vermont’s most photographed towns, the market and deli serves sizable sandwiches, pizzas and nightly entrée specials to go. $

Woodstock Farmers’ Market 979 Woodstock Rd., Woodstock, 457-3658; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Soups, salads and entrées change daily, but 22 signature sandwiches are menu standards. You can also pick up cheese, flowers, wine and fresh produce. $

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SOUTH OF THE BORDER CARIBBEAN/LATIN Melaza Bistro 71 Central St., Woodstock, 457-7110; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, TV n A Puerto Rican chef cooks up tapas and Caribbean specialties such as rum-guava-glazed pork shank and fried plantains. The leafy outdoor terrace is a great spot for summer mojitos. $$$

MEXICAN Trail Break Taps + Tacos 129 S. Main St., White River Junction, 281-3208; closed: Wed.; meals: D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Dozens of Edison bulbs cast warm light on the downtown taqueria and beer bar, where the menu includes everything from blackened fish tacos to sweetpotato-hash burritos. $$

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AMERICAN BARBECUE/SOUL FOOD The Back Behind Restaurant & Barbecue Smokehouse Junction of routes 4 and 100, Killington, 422-9907; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, pub quiz/trivia, TV n Sit at the bar, in the dining room or in a vintage Rutland Railway caboose while enjoying hickorysmoked rib-eye steak, cedar-planksmoked salmon or spot-on barbecue. Weekend and holiday lunch. $$$

DELI & SANDWICH Café CMAC 333 Jones Dr., Compass Music and Arts Center, Brandon, 2474295; meals: L; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Between live performances and classes, arts patrons fill their bellies with lemonchicken salads, veggie burgers and brownie sundaes. $

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Thelma & Louise Deli & Sub Shop 131 Woodstock Ave., Rutland, 747-4539; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; delivery, veggie-friendly n Sandwich lovers “meat up” for pastrami, pulled pork and baked ham. The menu has more than 20 options, plus daily specials such as steak-and-cheddar panini. $

Vermont Soup and Sandwich of Brandon 22 Center St., Brandon, 247-9622; meals: L, D; delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The name says it all. Popular sandwich combos include the Patriot, a nod to Thanksgiving with turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce. Lunch only on Sunday. $

DINER Birdseye Diner 590 Main St., Castleton, 468-5817; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Malts, burgers and other timeless fare meet contemporary cuisine in a restored 1940s Silk City dining car. $

JR’s Eatery

68 Strongs Ave., Rutland, 773-7414; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; cash/ check only, delivery, vegan-friendly n Family-owned since 1964, this deli offers crabmeat grinders and other hefty sandwiches on homemade rolls. $

4601 Route 7, Pittsford, 4832348; meals: B, L, D; cash/check only, veggie-friendly n The classic American diner does breakfast all day, making it a hit with early birds and late risers alike. Pies and muffins are baked from scratch. Weekend lunch. $

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26 Center St., Rutland, 747-8499; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: Bru, L; veggie-friendly n The New York-style sandwich shop turns out handcarved roast beef, brisket and turkey sandwiches. Check out the daily specials for spins on the classics. $

Maxie’s Tubs & Mini Subs 93 State St., Rutland, 775-2007; meals: L, D n Locals love these subs for their generous fillings and freshbaked rolls. Order a special, or invent your own signature sandwich from the menu of cold cuts, fresh veggies and dressings. $

Sandwich Shoppe 62 Merchants Row, Rutland, 7732580; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n More than 300 menu items make it hard to choose what to eat. Try the grilled turkey, dill and Swiss cheese sandwich on rye — the owner calls the flavor “unbelievable.” $

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458 Main St., West Rutland, 4382422; meals: B, L; cash/check only, veggie-friendly n Regulars are greeted by name at this mom-andpop stop. Specials include chicken and biscuits on Monday and meatloaf on Wednesday. Order the berry-andcream pie any day. $

Perry’s Main Street Eatery 253 Main St., Poultney, 287-5188; meals: B, L, D; BYOB, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Owners Walt and Donna Perry supply friendly service and home cookin’ — think baby back ribs and mac and cheese. No dinner on Sunday. $$

NEW AMERICAN Back Country Café 923 Killington Rd., Killington, 422-4411; meals: B, Bru; full bar, veggie-friendly n En route to the mountain, skiers fuel up on popovers, banana-bread French toast and coconut-almond pancakes. $

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3963 Route 100, Original General Store, Pittsfield, 770-4357; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n At the back of a general store, New York Times-starred chef Kevin Lasko hosts an intimate, family-style dinner party every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night. Closed in summer. $$$

4763 Killington Rd., Killington Resort, Killington, 866-809-9147; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, veggiefriendly n Skiers lunch on steaming soups and crisp lobster salads in a toasty trailside yurt. After dark, board a snowcat-drawn sleigh to a five-course farm-to-table dinner. $$$

Birch Ridge Inn 37 Butler Rd., Killington, 422-4293; closed: Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n A covered bridge leads to cozy, upscale dining. Try the herb-crusted rack of lamb or butternut bisque. For dessert, there’s Grand Marnier crème brûlée. $$$

Blueberry Hill Inn 1307 Goshen-Ripton Rd., Brandon, 247-6735; seasonal hours; meals: D; BYOB, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n A stone fireplace and flickering candlelight draw diners to the elegant inn for nightly changing five-course menus that celebrate the season. $$$$

Burgrs on the Rocs 2384 Killington Rd., Killington, 422-7627; closed: Tues.; meals: D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, live music, TV n The restaurant’s name may be missing a vowel, but the modern burger bar’s menu has it all: big, beefy patties; Maine lobster rolls; and deep-fried cheesecake. $$

Liquid Art Coffeehouse & Gallery 37 Miller Brook Rd., Killington, 4222787; meals: B, L, D; full bar, glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n Local art and artisan drinks are a feast for the senses. Check out the menu of salads, sandwiches, pastas and crêpes — or a monthly five-course wine dinner. $

Little Harry’s 121 West St., Rutland, 747-4848; meals: D; full bar, all-you-caneat, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Promising to be “an oasis for the passionate appetite,” the casual downtown mainstay crafts mussels in green-basil curry and roasted half duck. $$

Marble Bar & Restaurant 96 W. Park Rd., Highline Lodge, Killington, 877-489-0909; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, lodging, vegan-friendly, live music n After a day on the mountain, relax in the ski-lodge resto with French onion soup or cabernet-braised short ribs. Live music on the weekend. $$$

Motor Room Bar

2194 Killington Rd., Killington, 4223800; meals: L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, TV n Pair a beer with awardwinning Jamaican jerk wings or the Lucky Cluck: grilled teriyaki chicken with melted Swiss cheese on an English muffin. $$

4763 Killington Rd., Killington Resort, Killington, 800-621-6867; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, reserv. rec. n On wintry Saturdays, a snowcat whisks people away on an après-ski adventure. The intimate excursions include light hors d’oeuvres — think bison pinwheel skewers and apple-cider beignets — and up to two cocktails. $$$$$

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The Mountain Top Inn & Resort

2820 Killington Rd., Killington, 422-4030; closed: Wed.; meals: Bru, D; full bar, veggie-friendly, TV n Seafoods, rotisserie meats and homemade pastas are served at 2,000 feet elevation, just across the road from Killington’s golf course. Sunday brunch in winter. $$$

195 Mountain Top Rd., Chittenden, 483-2311; meals: B, L, D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, TV n Sweeping lake views entice diners for burgers and brews in the tavern. More formal experiences are complete with an award-winning wine list and plates such as pan-seared scallops. $$

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The Foundry at Summit Pond 63 Summit Path, Killington, 4225335; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n Try a BLT from the tavern menu or steak and seafood in the bistro-style dining room. There’s prime-rib hash on the weekend brunch menu. $$

Preston’s Restaurant 228 E. Mountain Rd., Killington Grand Hotel, Killington, 422-6111; meals: L, D; full bar, lodging, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n While the restaurant’s name pays homage to Killington founder Preston L. Smith, its menu honors Vermont farmers, cheesemakers and brewers. Weekend lunch. $$

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The Red Clover Inn & Restaurant 7 Woodward Rd., Mendon, 775-2290; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, live music n Dishes change with the seasons but include items such as escargots, Faroe Island salmon and lamb shank with red wine. In the casual tavern, Vermont brews and inspired cocktails reign. $$$$

Roots the Restaurant 51 Wales St., Rutland, 747-7414; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Fresh, healthy, local food is the focus. Try the maple-andmolasses-braised pork or a noodle bowl featuring Vermont Soy tofu. $$

Sissy’s Kitchen 10 West St., Middletown Springs, 235-2000; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Chef-owner Sissy Hicks crafts her quinoa burgers and grilled hamapple-cheese sandwiches with local ingredients. $

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24 Wales St., Rutland, 775-2424; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, TV n Classic comfort food goes gourmet with plates such as jerk-chicken fondue and mushroom risotto. For dessert? Banana cream pie. $$$

151 Route 4A, Castleton, 468-2800; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This seasonal creemee stand has been in the same family for more than 50 years. The hand-cut fries and homemade relish are popular. Open mid-March through September. $

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1731 Route 100, Stockbridge, 746-9119; closed: Mon., Tues., Sat.; meals: Bru, D; BYOB, cash/check only, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, live music n One young customer dubbed this chef-owned café a “baker-ria” for its homemade bagels and pizzas, which incorporate produce from nearby farms. Sunday brunch. $

389 West St., Rutland, 855-8781; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; BYOB, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Warm-weather regulars choose from fried seafoods, burgers, foot-long hot dogs, creemees and weekend barbecue. Open March through October. $

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SNACK BARS/CARTS Doreen’s Drive-In 723 N. Main St., Wallingford, 4463783; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Regulars at the summer pit stop swear that the creemees, burgers and fried treats are “the best on Earth.” Open May through Labor Day. $

Baja Burrito Co. 2685 Killington Rd., Chalet Killington, Killington, 422-4442; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, lodging, veggie-friendly n Head inside the resort hotel for a taco, enchilada, fajita or burrito — and margaritas, of course. Open daily autumn through spring. $$

Greenfields Restaurant 476 Route 7, Holiday Inn, Rutland, 775-1911; meals: B, L, D; full bar, lodging, veggie-friendly, TV n Lodgers relax over steakhouse prime rib, grilled salmon and burgers. Friday is $16 all-you-can-eat pasta night. $$

47 Old Mill Rd., Mountain Inn, Killington, 422-2124; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, live music n Exposed timbers and a stone fireplace set a southwestern tone. Dine on steak, seafood, pasta or prime rib while sipping a cocktail or craft brew. $$$

170 S. Main St., Rutland, 772-7556; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts. n The rib eye here is dry-aged at least 21 days in a climate-controlled locker. Other American steakhouse classics include prime rib, shrimp and grits, and meatloaf. $$$

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The Wobbly Barn Steakhouse 2229 Killington Rd., Killington, 4226171; seasonal hours; meals: D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly, dance floor, live music, TV n Every entrée comes with soup, salad and the bread bar at Killington’s lively après-ski barn. Open daily during ski season and on weekends when it’s warm. $$$$

TRADITIONAL Baxter’s Restaurant 275 Grove St., Rutland Country Club, Rutland, 773-9153; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, outdoor seating n Feast your eyes on the golf green — then your belly on a burger or the famed lobster roll. In warm weather, dine al fresco on the patio. $$$

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Li’s Chinese Restaurant

5446 Route 103, Cuttingsville, 492-3433; closed: Tues.; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly, TV n Comfort food here includes buildyour-own burgers and pizzas, as well as herb-seared salmon and a turkey BLT topped with fried egg. Sunday brunch. $$

16 Park St., Brandon, 247-8818; meals: L, D n Enjoy lo mein, roast pork or Happy Family dishes as sit-down meals or takeout. The portions are big, and so are the flavors. $

Seward Family Restaurant 224 N. Main St., Rutland, 773-2738; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n There’s classic American fare, including homemade lasagna, but this landmark is known for its ice cream. Try the Pig’s Dinner: a giant banana split served in a trough. $

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No. 1 Chinese Restaurant 159 S. Main St., Rutland, 775-9955; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n The General Tso’s chicken and Singapore mei fun are big hits here. No lunch on Sunday. $

Shang Hai & Tokyo 271 N. Main St., Rutland, 786-8088; meals: L, D; all-you-can-eat, veggiefriendly n The owners are from Shanghai, and they make a mean pork fried rice and egg roll combo. $

BAKERIES & CAFÉS The The Bakery Bakery 122 122West WestSt., St.,Rutland, Rutland,775-3220; 775-3220; closed: closed:Sun.; Sun.;meals: meals:B, B,L; L;veggieveggiefriendly friendlynnAll Allthe thebreads breadsare aremade made in-house. in-house.Try Tryan anegg-and-cheese egg-and-cheeseon on an anEnglish Englishmuffin, muffin,or orgo gofor forsmoked smoked turkey turkeyon onsourdough sourdoughwith withcranberrycranberrybacon baconjam. jam.$$

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Butternut Inn and Pancake House

63 Weathervane Dr., Killington, 422-5660; meals: B; all-you-caneat, lodging, veggie-friendly n The inn’s dining room opens to the public for all-you-can-eat pancakes, best enjoyed while cozied up to the woodstove. $$

Cattails Restaurant 2146 Route 7, Brandon, 247-9300; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Snowmobilers love the barbecued ribs and the fish and chips at this trailside eatery. Weekend breakfast; no lunch on Monday. $$

The Country House Restaurant 663 Route 7, Pittsford, 772-7936; meals: B, Bru, L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n This long-standing restaurant specializes in family favorites: burgers, pizzas, pastas and country-style entrées such as roast turkey. Weekend breakfast. $$

Johnny Boy’s Pancake House 182 Route 4, Rutland, 855-8043; meals: B, L; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Breakfast is served all day at the village pancake house. Go for a stack of buttermilk flapjacks and a coffee cocktail. $

Kelvans Restaurant 128 Merchants Row, Rutland, 775-1550; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Fried calamari and handmade mozzarella sticks pave the way for substantial salads, sandwiches and burgers. Thirsty? Choose from 20 wines by the glass. $$

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43 Route 4, Mendon, 773-7832; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Drizzle maple syrup made onsite over your waffles or pumpkin pancakes. Lunchtime sandwiches include the Old John’s Grill: turkey, smoked ham and Vermont cheddar on whole wheat. $

Sweet Caroline’s 100 Main St., West Rutland, 4385696; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: B, L, D; full bar, all-you-can-eat, reserv. rec. n Twice voted Rutland’s best casual dining, the family restaurant is known for its triple-decker club sandwiches and slow-roasted primerib dinners. Weekend breakfast. $

The Swiss Farm Inn 4441 Route 100, Pittsfield, 800245-5126; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: B; lodging n A sign outside reads “World’s Best Breakfast.” Try the Lumberjack: a bacon-egg-andcheese sandwich with home fries, a muffin, juice and coffee. $

The Wheel Inn 730 Lake Rd., Benson, 537-2755; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, lodging n Stop by the red-and-white farmhouse for a filling breakfast plate, hot sandwich or burger. Chicken and biscuits on Wednesday. $$

ASIAN CHINESE Ginger China 124 Woodstock Ave., Rutland, 7790084; meals: L, D; full bar, glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n The chefs here have a century of experience between them. They prepare classic Chinese fare, as well as pad Thai, sushi and teriyaki. $

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Tokyo House

106 West St., Rutland, 786-8080; meals: L, D; BYOB, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Fanciful maki include the Rock ’n’ Roll, with broiled salmon skin, avocado, eel and cucumber. Teriyaki, tempura and mochi ice cream are also available. No lunch on Sunday. $$

PAN-ASIAN East Asian Cuisine 283 Route 4, Rutland, 773-3388; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Choose from an array of Chinese, Japanese and Thai specialties. Behind the sushi bar, chefs craft seafood rolls and sashimi. $$

New Kong Chow Fusion 48 Center St., Rutland, 773-1388; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Curried duck or lemongrass chicken? Pupu platter or fried rice? Guests will find all of the Chinese American standards here. $

Sushi Yoshi 1807 Killington Rd., Killington, 4224241; meals: L, D; full bar, delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n The Chinese and Japanese delights include hibachi and hand rolls with cheeky names. The Phishfood maki features yellowtail, spicy mayo, avocado and flying fish roe. Closed on summer Mondays. $$

Gourmet Gourmet Provence Provence 37 37Center CenterSt., St.,Brandon, Brandon,247-3002; 247-3002; meals:B, B,L; L;outdoor outdoorseating, seating,veggieveggiemeals: friendlynnCafé friendly CaféProvence’ Provence’ssoffshoot offshoot market marketoffers offersbreads breadsand andpastries pastries straight straightfrom fromthe theoven oven— —plus plussoups, soups, salads saladsand andsandwiches. sandwiches.Select Selectaawine wine for forlater. later.$$

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BREWPUBS BREWPUBS Hop’n Hop’n Moose Moose Brewing Brewing Company Company 41 41Center CenterSt., St.,Rutland, Rutland,775-7063; 775-7063; closed: closed:Mon.; Mon.;meals: meals:L, L,D, D,LN; LN;full full bar, bar,veggie-friendly, veggie-friendly,live livemusic music nnRutland’ Rutland’ssfirst firstbrewpub brewpuboffers offersaa rotating rotatingselection selectionof ofhousemade housemade suds, suds,along alongwith withlive liveentertainment, entertainment, wood-fired wood-firedpizzas pizzasand andclassic classictavern tavern fare. fare.$$ $$

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Clear River Tavern 2640 Route 100, Clear River Inn, Pittsfield, 746-8180; meals: L, D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n Diners arrive by car, snowmobile or snowshoes ready to dig into pizzas, beer-battered fish and chips, steaks, and salads. Weekend lunch. $$$

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42 Center St., Rutland, 776-4156; meals: L, D, LN; full bar n Pool, darts, shuffleboard and a covered outdoor deck draw drinkers to the downtown watering hole. There’s pub fare, too. $

1741 1741Killington KillingtonRd., Rd.,Killington, Killington, 422-3035; 422-3035;closed: closed:Sun., Sun.,Mon., Mon.,Tues., Tues., Wed.; Wed.;meals: meals:LN; LN;full fullbar, bar,dance dance floor, floor,live livemusic, music,TV TVnnWith Withfour fourbars bars and andtwo twostages, stages,this thismultilevel multilevelclub club has haskept keptKillington Killingtonrocking rockingfor formore more than than30 30years. years.Closed ClosedMay Maythrough through October. October.$$ $$

PUBS PUBS CJ’s CJ’s Suds Suds South South 174 174S. S.Main MainSt., St.,Rutland, Rutland,775-3775; 775-3775; meals: meals:L, L,D, D,LN; LN;full fullbar, bar,outdoor outdoor seating, seating,dance dancefloor, floor,live livemusic, music,TV TV

Jax Food & Games 1667 Killington Rd., Killington, 4225334; meals: D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music, TV n Kids’ meals are $8 or less, and the games that keep them busy are priceless. Adults dig the live bands and weeknight dining deals on wings, tacos and sliders. $

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H Lake House Pub and Grille (see page 38) 3569 Route 30, Bomoseen, 4839171; seasonal hours; meals: Bru, D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Dock your boat for burgers, loaded nachos or buttered, toasted lobster rolls from a lakeside tavern. The dining deck is inches above the water. $$

Lookout Tavern 2910 Killington Rd., Killington, 422-5665; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, delivery, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, TV n Patrons come for pool and pinball in the game room or happy-hour drinks on the rooftop deck. The kitchen cooks up wings, nachos and burgers. $$

Mogul’s Sports Pub 2630 Killington Rd., Killington, 422-4777; seasonal hours; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n End a day on the mountain with a beer and Sal’s Famous pulled-pork sandwich — then unwind with darts, pool or old-school arcade games. Weekend lunch. $

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O’Dwyer’s Public House 200 Summit Rd., Summit Lodge, Killington, 800-635-6343; meals: D; full bar, all-you-can-eat, lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Burgers, bangers and mash, and maple-sausage-stuffed mushrooms are on the menu at the Irish pub and poolside lounge. $$

Rosemary’s Restaurant 709 Route 4, Inn at Long Trail, Killington, 775-7181; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, veggiefriendly, live music, TV n Hearty Irish and American fare warms skiers and hikers in a dining room built around a massive boulder. $

Taps Tavern 158 Main St., Poultney, 287-4064; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, dance floor, live music, TV n Fifteen beers on tap accompany “American tavern fare with a twist.” Meats and produce are locally sourced whenever possible. Weekend lunch. $

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TASTING ROOMS Autumn Mountain Winery 1246 Franklin St., Brandon, 2476644; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thu.; lodging, outdoor seating n Reds and whites are born from artisanal wine-making methods and cold-hardy grapes. Taste them on the weekend or at winter Wine Down Wednesdays. $

Foley Brothers Brewing 79 Stone Mill Dam Rd., Brandon, 353-1228; closed: Mon., Tues.; lodging n Brothers Patrick and Dan Foley ferment maple brown ale and hop-driven IPAs on family property. Sample the brews alongside estategrown wines in the tasting room, shared with Neshobe River Winery.

Killington Beer Company 53 Village Circle Rd., Killington, 833-522-2337; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n At the Woods Resort and Spa, outdoor enthusiasts gather for après-ski flatbreads and tacos — plus pints of brewer Mike Philbrick’s IPAs, pale ales and creamy stouts. $

come first at the Center Street café, where creative flavor combinations distinguish baked goods such as banana-Nutella muffins and crème de menthe brownies. $

EURO FRENCH Café Provence 11 Center St., Brandon, 247-9997; closed: Mon.; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Chef Robert Barral crafts French-inspired comfort food. Try his famous stew of shrimp, scallops and mussels served over saffron risotto. Sunday brunch. $$$

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111 Prospect Point Rd., Bomoseen, 671-8180; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n When the weather’s warm, boaters tie up at the dockside eatery for scallop sliders, mussels marinara and baked manicotti. $$$

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36 Strongs Ave., Rutland, 773-2367; closed: Sun.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, TV n A Rutland-area tradition since 1933, this downtown spot is known for its Neapolitan pizzas, fried green beans and seafood fra diavolo. $$

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The Pasta Pot Restaurant 5501 Route 4, Killington, 422-3004; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, veggie-friendly n Old-school Italian American comforts here range from chicken cacciatore to shrimp scampi. Open daily during ski season. $$$

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575 Main St., Castleton, 468-2911; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n Housemade dough is fired in a brick oven with classic toppings, from pepperoni to pineapple. Get your pie, sandwich or wrap to go, or eat in the black-and-white-checkered dining room. $

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Neshobe River Winery 79 Stone Mill Dam Rd., Brandon, 247-8002; seasonal hours; lodging n If you sip too much Purple Haze or Riesling during a tasting, you can crash at the on-site B&B. The winery shares a tasting room with Foley Brothers Brewing.

Whaleback Vineyard 202 Old Lake Rd., Poultney, 287-2256; seasonal hours n Vintners tend more than 6,000 vines on idyllic land nestled between the Green Mountains and Lake Saint Catherine. They make the wines in a historic barn.

WINE BARS Brix Wine Bar 118 Merchants Row, Rutland, 7764175; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating n Amid exposed brick and eclectic décor, Table 24 chef Stephen Sawyer pairs small plates and charcuterie with hand-selected wines from around the world. $$

COFFEE/TEA Speakeasy Café 67 Center St., Rutland, 747-3325; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Coffee and community

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3 Town Line Rd., Rutland, 773-7141; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, veggie-friendly n Sup on escargots in mushroom caps or veal à la Holstein in the candlelit dining room of an 1824 colonial farmhouse. Austrian, German and American cuisines share the menu. $$$

MEDITERRANEAN Fair Haven Inn Restaurant 5 Adams St., Fair Haven, 265-4907; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n The owner says the inn’s calamari “makes the Olympus gods blush.” In the kitchen, pan-wielding “poets of fish” prepare Grecian-baked scrod and a shellfish medley in zesty red sauce. $$$

ITALIAN/PIZZERIAS Blue Cat Bistro 575 Main St., Castleton, 468-2791; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, TV n Castleton’s self-proclaimed “neighborhood hot spot” dishes out crab cakes and pesto mozzarella sticks along with brickoven pizzas and lemon chicken. $$

Capriccio Ristorante 133 E. Mountain Rd., Mountain Green Resort, Killington, 315-0197; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: L, D; full bar, lodging, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Dig into cheap aprèsski specials until 6 p.m., or sit down to a proper meal of “upscale Italian with a flair” — think eggplant Parmesan or housemade pasta. $$

Domenic’s Pizzeria

2822 Killington Rd., Killington, 422-7070; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n Early-evening specials such as $1 sliders attract the après-ski crowd. Looking for a more substantial meal? Tuck into a handtossed pie, a calzone or lasagna. $$

The Garlic 1724 Killington Rd., Killington, 4225055; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly, TV n Linguine with puttanesca sauce is a signature dish. The bar attracts an over-30 crowd for martinis and tapas. $$$

iPie Pizzeria & Lounge 1307 Killington Rd., Killington, 422-4111; meals: L, D, LN; delivery, veggie-friendly, TV n Hand-tossed pizzas in a retro-hip atmosphere include create-your-own classics as well as the specialty chicken, bacon and mozzarella. $$

Paisano’s Italian Kitchen 11 Terrill St., Rutland, 775-1652; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; veggiefriendly n The family-owned eatery specializes in pizza by the slice and “sangweeches” such as the Big Lenny: chicken, capicola, provolone and special sauce. $

Peppino’s

747 Killington Rd., Killington, 4223293; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Mussels, meatballs and mozzarella — oh, my! Skiers and locals have frequented Peppino’s for chicken Vesuvio and baked ziti since 1992. $$

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Poultney House of Pizza 245 Main St., Poultney, 287-9439; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Popular pies include the classic pepperoni and the barbecue chicken. Go ahead and get a side of fries — many say this pizza house has the best spuds around. No lunch on Sunday. $

Ramunto’s Sicilian Pizza 102 Strongs Ave., Rutland, 747-9980; meals: L, D; delivery, veggie-friendly n Deft dough makers toss the pies before your eyes. The garlic-knot pizza is beloved; its crust is braided with garlic knots and laced with Parmesan. $

Sal’s South 15 S. Main St., Wallingford, 4462935; meals: L, D; full bar, veggiefriendly n Red sauce is the name of the game here. Locals dig the ample plates of eggplant, veal and shrimp Parmesan. $$

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22 Killington Ave., Rutland, 7732412; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: L; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Homemade bread and mozzarella make the Caprese sub. Chef-owners Bob Rawls and Becky Boggess prepare the soups, salads and specials fresh daily. $

2384 Killington Rd., Killington, 422-7428; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n With names such as the Al Capone and bread delivered biweekly from New York City, sandwiches here are serious business. Browse the snack shelves and beer cave before heading out. $

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Swiss Farm Market

2023 Killington Rd., Killington, 422-7736; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n Killington’s on-mountain grocery fuels slopeside adventures with breakfast sandwiches, pizzas and grill favorites. Dig into the Mother’s Meatball Sub. $

3932 Route 100, Pittsfield, 7469939; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Amid eclectic provisions, the former Pitt-Stop serves coffees, cookies and creative sandwiches. The Zack Attack combines grilled chicken, cheddar and Cajun mayo. $

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MARKETS Castleton Village Store 583 Main St., Castleton, 468-2213; veggie-friendly n The 100-year-old general store provides one of the most extensive wine selections in the state. Stop by for local microbrews, farmstead cheeses, cured meats and baked goods. $

3963 Route 100, Pittsfield, 7468888; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, vegan-friendly n The circa-1888 town store sources the ingredients for its sandwiches and takeout suppers from farms within town lines. Don’t miss the fresh juices and smoothies. $

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SOUTH OF THE BORDER MEXICAN Bueno Burrito 136 Strongs Ave., Rutland, 772-7033; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n “Quick, healthy and fresh!” is the tagline at this Mexican joint on the edge of town. Build a burrito, or choose from a menu of tacos, quesadillas, salads and nachos. $$

SWEETS Dellveneri’s Bakery 14 Terrill St., Rutland, 775-4022; meals: B; cash/check only n From pies and pastries to custom cakes, this “one-stop shop for sweets and treats” dishes out tasty eats daily. $

Jones’ Donuts and Bakery 23 West St., Rutland, 773-7810; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: B; veggie-friendly n Since 1923, Jones’ has been the place for scratch-made baked goods. Fill a box with sticky buns and doughnuts stuffed with raspberry jam and pastry cream — all made fresh that morning. $

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On- and off-premise catering Weekly cooking & baking classes

Or visit the Center Street Bar right downstairs.

37 Center Street Brandon • 802-247-3002 Center Street bar is now open downstairs!

11 Center Street • Brandon • 802-247-9997 Summer outdoor seating is available at both locations.

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MARY’S RESTAURANT

Inn at Baldwin Creek, 1868 Route 116, Bristol, 802-453-2432, baldwincreek.net When Baldwin Creek cuts under Route 116 in Bristol, it flows by a 1797 farmhouse. Today it’s the Inn at Baldwin Creek, but the property still retains an agricultural focus. In the front yard, which is akin to a small farm, an enormous garden has fueled the inn’s kitchen for more than three decades. Mary’s Restaurant was farm-to-table long before that ethos had a name. Chefowner Doug Mack opened it in 1983 with seasonal menus based on local ingredients. Fittingly, he later became a founding member and the first president of the Vermont Fresh Network, a coalition of chefs, farmers, artisans and consumers highlighting the use of local products. The whole family is involved in his Addison County restaurant. Chef Doug cooks while his wife, Linda Harmon,

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helms front-of-house services. Daughters Laura and Martha manage the bar’s craft cocktails as well as a sister spot called Lu•lu, which specializes in small-batch artisan ice cream. “I’m sending you some extra broccoli fritters,” Laura announced one night to a family celebrating a birthday. After straining a pale green cocktail into a coupe glass, she whipped into the kitchen and emerged with the promised plate. “I suggest smothering those with our chipotle aioli,” she said, winking to the group. At the cozy wraparound bar, a couple played cards and dug into house-cut fries. Besides a diverse selection of wines, spirits and local brews, the bar has an ample stash of games, including Jenga and Bananagrams. The cocktail list, which had a superhero theme that night, reflects Mary’s overall taste: playful yet refined. The food menu ventures from crispy-skinned halibut with roasted root veggies to beef tenderloin with rosemary-brandy demi-glace. Smoky poblano peppers are stuffed with confit rabbit and served over green rice; avocado-beet tartar comes with housemade dinner rolls. Vegetarian fare includes sweet and spicy eggplant with ginger rice and griddled miso-nori chickpea fritters over sweet potatoes and slaw. There are just two menu staples: a local beef burger and a cream-of-garlic soup that’s famous for good reason. JULIA CLANCY

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AMERICAN BARBECUE/SOUL FOOD Rough Cut 51 Main St., Middlebury, 458-8972; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly, TV n Friends and family meet at this neighborhood bar for ribs, pulled pork, and shrimp and grits alongside local beers and specialty cocktails. Stick around to watch the game or ride the mechanical bull. $$

DELI & SANDWICH Grapevine Grille 610 Route 7, Middlebury, 382-8646; meals: L, D; BYOB, delivery, glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n This “unique sandwitchery” is right next door to Drop-In Brewing Company. Bring over a beer to enjoy with a crab-cake sandwich — aka Sittin’ on the Dock of Old Bay. $

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The Diner

11 Washington St., Middlebury, 3880859; meals: B, L; cash/check only, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Everything here is made from scratch — from doughnuts to hand-rolled bagels to sandwich specials such as the sweet Italian sausage sub. $

66 Merchants Row, Middlebury, 3883297; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n A village landmark since the 1930s, the little yellow diner dishes out big breakfasts, serious sandwiches and memorable milkshakes. $

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Halfway House Restaurant

137 Maple St., Middlebury, 388-0014; meals: B, L, D; delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n The Addison Eagle singled Noonie’s out for “the best and biggest sandwich in town.” All of the stackers — including the Gobbler, with smoked turkey, homemade stuffing and cranberry sauce — are made with house-baked bread. $

DINER Carol’s Hungry Mind Diner 7404 Ethan Allen Hwy., New Haven, 877-2565; meals: B, L; veggiefriendly n Right off Route 7, the country café griddles up a hearty Loggers Breakfast: two eggs with maple sausage, applewood-smoked bacon and toast. Locals favor the cranberry-walnut chicken salad sandwich at lunch. $$

450 Route 22A, Shoreham, 8975160; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n The long-standing diner was once featured in the rather racy “Shoreham Uncovered” calendar. When you stop in for breakfast or a hot roast beef sandwich, though, rest assured that the staff and customers will be clothed. $

Rosie’s Restaurant 886 Route 7, Middlebury, 388-7052; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The monkey bread is famous, and the gigantic menu covers everything from twoegg breakfasts to strawberry griddle cakes and fried clam rolls to chicken teriyaki. $$

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JUICES/SMOOTHIES Juice Amour 1396 Route 7, Middlebury, 989-7271; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; veganfriendly n Entirely organic ingredients go into the raw juices, smoothies and nut milks here. Beyond beverages, the bright café offers soups, salads and acai bowls. $

NEW AMERICAN Ardelia’s 4800 Basin Harbor Rd., Basin Harbor, Vergennes, 475-2311; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, dance floor, live music n Lakeside dining begins with a breakfast buffet and concludes with three-course dinners and awardwinning wine lists. Dressy-casual attire requested. Open June through October. $$$$

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7 Bakery Lane, Middlebury, 989-7463; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, TV n In the heart of downtown, overlooking Otter Creek, diners choose from handmade pastas, dressed-up pub fare and inventive cocktails. Weekend brunch. $$

161 Main St., Vergennes, 877-9962; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The hip neighborhood joint has exposed brick walls, metal sculptures, steak frites and St. Louis-style ribs. Half-price burgers on Wednesday. $$

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3 Mill St., Middlebury, 388-1063; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n The seasons dictate what goes into the breakfast burritos, specialty sandwiches, soups and pastas offered on the edge of Otter Creek. Dine on the deck in summer. No dinner on Sunday. $$$

1 Washington St., Middlebury, 458-8134; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Farm-to-table American fusion plates — including mussels Provençal and wraps stuffed with chipotle-rubbed shrimp, avocado and herbed aioli — draw a diverse college-town crowd. $

(see page 46) 1868 Route 116, Inn at Baldwin Creek, Bristol, 453-2432; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: Bru, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Chef-owner Doug Mack — one of the founding members of the Vermont Fresh Network — cooks seasonal fare out of a 1797 farmhouse with a huge kitchen garden. Sunday brunch. $$$

4800 Basin Harbor Rd., Basin Harbor, Vergennes, 475-2317; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music, TV n In a renovated 1940s sawmill, relax with a pint and a burger — choose from local beef, turkey, pork and lamb. Kids get their own extensive menu and playground. Open May through mid-October. $$

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5371 Route 7, Ferrisburgh, 877-6316; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n The handcrafted décor is as distinctive as chef Josh Krechel’s international locavore cuisine. Sit in the octagonal dining room, fireside porch or on the stone patio in summer. $$$

457 E. Main St., East Middlebury, 3884015; seasonal hours; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n Once the setting for “The Bob Newhart Show,” this charming old house claims to be Vermont’s oldest operating inn. Order French onion soup in the laid-back pub or strip steak in the dining room. Sunday brunch. $$

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Black Sheep Bistro 253 Main St., Vergennes, 877-9991; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Starters are $8, from the split-pea soup to the fried pork dumplings, and all of the $22 entrées include hand-cut frites or garlic mashed potatoes. Enjoy patio dining in summer. $$$

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25 Stewart Lane, Swift House Inn, Middlebury, 388-9925; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n The seasonal menu at the historic Swift House mansion features local ingredients and housemade desserts such as mocha-espresso ice cream with salted-caramel popcorn. $$$

14 Court Sq., Middlebury Inn, Middlebury, 800-842-4666; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Chef Stephen Young’s classic New England cuisine incorporates local ingredients — think thick-cut pork chop with a Woodchuck Hard Cider glaze. Afternoon tea is served daily. $$$

Vergennes Laundry by CK 247 Main St., Vergennes, 870-7157; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: B, Bru, D; beer & wine, reserv. rec. n The Vermont Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 chef of the year, Christian Kruse, turns out morning coffees, pastries and Danishes — plus American-style tapas and small plates Wednesday through Saturday evenings. Sunday brunch. $$$

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SNACK BARS/CARTS A&W Drive-In 1557 Route 7, Middlebury, 388-2876; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; cash/ check only, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n At A&W’s last carhopassisted hangout in New England, locals line up for root beer floats, cheeseburgers and hand-cut French fries. Open May through October. $

Goodies Snack Bar 6035 Route 17, Vergennes, 759-2276; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Helmed by Cindy and Steve Goodman for nearly two decades, this seasonal snack bar offers all of the summer favorites: burgers, curly fries and truly enormous creemees. $

Village Creeme Stand 41 West St., Bristol, 453-6034; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; cash/ check only, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Pair a maple creemee — or a burger and basket of fries — with a mountain view at Bristol’s longstanding fast-food joint. Open May through Labor Day. $

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8013 Route 17, West Addison, 7592152; closed: Tues.; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine n Near Lake Champlain’s historic Chimney Point, locals fill up on farm-fresh egg breakfasts, hot sandwiches and country-style dinners. Ice cream window in summer. $$

65 Main St., Middlebury, 388-4841; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly, dance floor, karaoke, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n Why stop at movie popcorn? Film buffs can eat tacos, burritos, and chips and guac in the cinema café or in front of the big screen. There’s even a fridge full of local brews. $

STEAKHOUSE/ SEAFOOD Fire & Ice Restaurant 26 Seymour St., Middlebury, 388-7166; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, TV n Adults dig the steakhouse’s historic décor and huge salad bar. Kids love the room with books and movies. And where else can you pour yourself a glass of local chocolate milk on draft? Lunch Friday through Sunday. $$$

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Vermont Home Bakery 3 Route 125, Hancock, 767-4976; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n Chili omelettes, blueberry pancakes and coconut cream pie are on the menu at the historic Old Hancock Hotel and store at the intersection of routes 100 and 125. $

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Green Peppers Restaurant 10 Washington St., Middlebury, 3883164; meals: L, D; beer & wine, glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n Since 1982, the family eatery has dished out soups, salads, pastas, pizzas and serious subs. $

Snaps Restaurant 24 Main St., Bristol, 453-2525; meals: B, L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly, pub quiz/trivia n Breakfast is served until 2 p.m. — try the eggs Benedict or homemade corned-beef hash. Later in the day, order a burger. $$

CHINESE Magic Wok 1499 Route 7, Middlebury, 3880339; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The $5.50 Thai and Chinese lunch specials — served with rice, a spring roll and soup — draw in the midday crowd. Dinnertime brings steamed dumplings, basil chicken and massaman curry. $

Wokky’s Chinese 17 Main St., Bristol, 453-4888; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n There’s no MSG in this kitchen. Instead, there are dishes ranging from moo shu vegetables to Sichuan beef to sweet-and-sour chicken. $

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Taste of India 1 Bakery Lane, Middlebury, 3884856; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Sip a cool mango lassi at the only Indian restaurant in town, or try the thali while overlooking the Otter Creek. Sunday buffet. $$

THAI Sabai Sabai Thai Cuisine 22 Merchants Row, Middlebury, 989-7376; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Adventurous diners can turn up the heat with northern Thai dishes such as khao soi: egg noodles and pickled mustard greens in a chile-spiced coconut broth. $$

141 Main St., Vergennes, 877-2772; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, pub quiz/ trivia n Chef-owner Matt Birong melds international flavors with local ingredients in his “creative-casual” food. Look for eggs Benedict specials on Sunday and bean-to-bar chocolate with organic cacao sourced directly from the Dominican Republic. $

Bristol Bakery & Café 16 Main St., Bristol, 453-3280; meals: B, Bru, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Morning croissants and cinnamon rolls give way to homemade soups, sandwiches and salads at lunchtime. Enjoy scrambled eggs and home fries from a cozy booth on Sunday, when brunch draws a crowd. $

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Otter Creek Bakery 14 College St., Middlebury, 388-3371; meals: B, L; outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Ben and Sarah Wood’s bakery has been luring in customers with delicious aromas since 1986. Soups, salads, full meals, baked goods and barista-made drinks are available to eat in or take out. $

BARS, PUBS & CLUBS BREWPUBS Bar Antidote 35C Green St., Vergennes, 877-2555; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, dance floor, live music, TV n The fare at this speakeasy can be super-local — as in, made from pigs raised by chef Ian Huizenga. Head upstairs for a beer and fried squash risotto fritters at sister biz Hired Hand Brewing Co. $$

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The Bobcat Café & Brewery 5 Main St., Bristol, 453-3311; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Contemporary comfort food — from open-faced lamb burgers to roasted squash lasagna — pairs perfectly with beers brewed in-house and throughout Vermont. The Misty Knoll chicken wings come with sauces such as apricot-honey. $$

Hired Hand Brewing Co. 35 Green St., Vergennes, 870-7191; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, vegan-friendly n Directly above Bar Antidote, chef-owner Ian Huizenga crafts brews from local grains and malts. Pair one with a wood-fired pizza or pork-belly steamed bun — but save room for a stout-ice-cream float. $

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Otter Creek Brewing Co./ The Shed Brewery 793 Exchange St., Middlebury, 3880727; meals: L; beer & wine, veggiefriendly n Two breweries, one roof. Whether you’re drinking a hop-driven Otter Creek IPA or the malty Shed Mountain Ale, the beers here are best enjoyed with a bowl of beef chili or barbecue-pulled-pork nachos. $

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NIGHTCLUBS City Limits Night Club 14 Green St., Vergennes, 877-6919; closed: Sun., Mon.; full bar, cash/ check only, dance floor, karaoke, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n Rock-and-roll bands frequent this establishment, but there’s never a cover. The clientele ranges from barely legal to seniors.

PUBS The Big Moose Pub 26 Seymour St., Middlebury, 388-7166; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Plenty of pubs tout burgers and brews, but how many can boast balcony seating and a stuffed moose? Weekend lunch. $$

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Village Café & Tavern

31 Main St., Bristol, 453-2774; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly, live music n Beet salads and Italian-sausage Philly cheesesteaks go down the hatch at the family-run eatery dubbed Vermont’s “best smalltown restaurant where everyone knows your name.” $

6640 Route 7, Ferrisburgh, 5392149; meals: L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Turkey club sandwiches share the menu with burgers, breaded mushrooms and wings at this friendly Route 7 watering hole. $$

Mister Up’s Restaurant 25 Bakery Lane, Middlebury, 388-6724; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Dig into boneless chicken wings at the bar — or cheddar waffle fries under an umbrella on the porch overlooking Otter Creek. The taps feature some of the cheapest local drafts around. $$

Two Brothers Tavern 86 Main St., Middlebury, 388-0002; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n Vermont farms provide ingredients for the pub’s upscale comfort fare, served in both a charismatic tavern and a relaxed dining room. Find craft cocktails and 32 rotating draft beers — plus oysters on the weekend. $$

TASTING ROOMS Appalachian Gap Distillery 88 Mainelli Rd., Middlebury, 989-7362 n Sample small-batch, handmade whiskeys, rums, gins, tequilas and coffee liqueur within the petite artisan distillery.

Champlain Orchards & Cidery 3597 Route 74, Shoreham, 897-2777; seasonal hours; outdoor seating, live music n Hard and ice ciders go “from branch to bottle every single time” at the solar-powered cidery. Try the award-winning Pruner’s Pride, sample the baked goods or pick your own apples in season. $

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Drop-In Brewing Company 610 Route 7, Middlebury, 989-7414; outdoor seating n Also home to the American Brewers Guild Brewing School, this taproom has seven beers on offer — in samplers, cans, pints or three growler sizes. Hungry? Bring over food from neighboring Grapevine Grille.

Lincoln Peak Vineyard 142 River Rd., New Haven, 388-7368; seasonal hours; outdoor seating, live music n The grandaddy of the Vermont wine scene puts out 25,000 bottles a year. Linger on the deck with a glass of the signature Marquette.

Shacksbury Tasting Room 11 Main St., Vergennes, 458-0530; closed: Mon., Tues. n Sip acclaimed ciders pressed from local apples and “lost” heirloom fruit in a newly renovated warehouse originally built as a dairy in 1909.

Stonecutter Spirits 1197 Exchange St., Middlebury, 3883000; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed. n This hip distillery pours free samples of its Single Barrel Gin and Heritage Cask Whiskey and serves creative, ever-changing cocktails. With tabletop shuffleboard and a record player, the tasting room doubles as an event space.

WhistlePig Rye Tasting Room 52 Seymour St., inside Danforth Pewter, Middlebury, 897-7700; closed: Mon. n Stop in for samples and retail bottles of WhistlePig’s entire line of aged whiskeys. Custom-branded swag available from Danforth Pewter.

The Woodchuck Cider House 1321 Exchange St., Middlebury, 388-0700; closed: Mon., Tues. n Sweet or dry? You can sample both at Vermont’s oldest commercial cidery, where small-batch sips are on tap alongside large-production varieties. Get your flight with a cheese plate — or go on Wednesday for pizza night. $

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COFFEE/TEA Carol’s Hungry Mind Café 24 Merchants Row, Middlebury, 3880101; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n A sign outside reads “Coffee, Community, Conversation.” Inside, there’s also local java, panini and breakfast all day. $

Stone Leaf Teahouse 111 Maple St., Middlebury, 458-0460; closed: Sun.; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, live music n Sip a fragrant cup of chai or house-roasted oolong in between bites of a sweet treat baked by the owner. For ultimate relaxation, play a game of mancala from a cushion on the floor. $

Vermont Coffee Company Café 1197 Exchange St., Suite 3, Middlebury, 398-2776; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Perk up with a cup of hot espresso or drip coffee while watching workers roast the beans. Eats include house-baked pastries and sandwiches. $

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EURO FRENCH Tourterelle 3629 Ethan Allen Hwy., New Haven, 453-6309; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: Bru, D; full bar, lodging, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Classic French country cuisine meets Vermont ingredients in a seasonally driven menu. Try the signature moules frites or the red-curry bouillabaisse with saffron aioli. Closed Sunday in winter. $$$

ITALIAN/PIZZERIAS American Flatbread Middlebury Hearth 137 Maple St., Middlebury, 388-3300; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, live music n Head to the historic Marble Works district to feast on wood-fired flatbreads made with local, organic ingredients. The pies pair with cocktails, beer and wine. $$

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Cubber’s 8 Main St., Bristol, 453-2400; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The chalkboard menu proffers pies such as the Mexican, with black bean chili, corn, salsa and a side of sour cream. But you can also build your own pizza or order a sub or salad. $

Luigi’s 193 Main St., Vergennes, 877-6873; meals: L, D; delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Specialty pizzas and calzones have been big sellers at this family-friendly Italian joint for more than 30 years. $

Nino’s Sicilian Pizza 21 MacIntyre Lane, Middlebury, 388-7755; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: L, D; delivery, veggie-friendly n Ready-made Sicilian- and New Yorkstyle slices let diners mix and match. Choose from 40 specialty pies, such as the eight-vegetable primavera. There are hot sandwiches and soups, too. $

Notte 86 Main St., Middlebury, 989-7351; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D, LN; full bar, vegan-friendly, karaoke, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n Hand-stretched mozzarella made daily tops the Neapolitan-style pizzas. Sip a craft cocktail, old-world wine or local beer in front of the fireplace while taking in nightly entertainment. $$

MARKETS Almost Home 28 North St., Bristol, 453-5775; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n This café and caterer offers a rotating menu of take-home meals, soups and salads. Baked goods include orange-cinnamon rolls and maple-oatmeal scones. $

Costello’s Market 99 Maple St., Suite 13A, Middlebury, 388-3385; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Get the full Italian treatment with imported meats, homemade mozzarella, fresh fish delivered daily and an excellent wine selection. At lunch, pick up a

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Gilfeather’s Fine Provisions 3177 Route 7, Ferrisburgh, 870-7315; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n The coffee cakes, jumbo cookies and chocolate tarts are all handmade at this gourmet deli and market. You can get a mean pastrami Reuben for lunch. $

Hubbard’s Country Store 38 Route 125, Hancock, 767-9012; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Skiers bound for the Middlebury Snow Bowl swing by the small-town market and deli for soup, sandwiches and pizza. Don’t miss the cupcakes. $

Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op Café 1 Washington St., Middlebury, 3887276; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The well-stocked local market offers sandwiches, wraps, entrées, baked goods, fair-trade coffee and a salad bar. The artisan cheese selection will dazzle any turophile. $

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Shafer’s Market & Deli 54 College St., Middlebury, 388-6408; meals: B, L, D; delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n In the former Middlebury Market and Sama’s Café space, Adam Shafer and Jennifer Stocker prepare pizzas and panini along with soufflé-style pancakes, omelettes and Benedicts. $

SWEETS Lu•lu 185 Main St., Vergennes, 318-0883; closed: Mon., Tues.; outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Local ingredients go from “farm to spoon” in handcrafted ice cream flavors such as curried peanut butter, Earl Grey and salted caramel. In summer, try strawberry-rhubarb sorbet. $

Vermont Cookie Love 6915 Route 7, North Ferrisburgh, 425-8181; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Swing by the “Love Shack” for decadent treats such as Addicted to Love, a mocha-chocolatechip cookie made with locally roasted coffee. Award-winning creemees in summer. $

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AMERICAN DELI & SANDWICH Bethel Village Sandwich Shop 269 Main St., Bethel, 234-9910; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L; veggiefriendly n Sandwiches are special here. Warm up with carrot-apple soup and a well-crafted turkey BLT at lunchtime, or savor a muffin and a mug of local coffee for breakfast. Take-out suppers available on Thursday and Friday. $

Chef’s Downtown Deli 29 N. Main St., Randolph, 565-8130; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: B, L; vegan-friendly n Hefty wraps and sandwiches served warm or cold can be stuffed with Boar’s Head meats and fresh veggies at this friendly downtown sandwich shop. $

RB’s Deli 232 Chelsea St., South Royalton, 763-2411; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n Townsfolk take their homemade subs and sandwiches right outside to the village green. The communityoriented deli also sells beer and wine. Don’t miss homemade specials such as chicken and dumplings. $

DINER Chelsea Station 108 Chelsea St., South Royalton, 7638685; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Work up an appetite while shopping at the thrift store in the back, then hunker down in the dining area with a two-egg breakfast or a Reuben. $

The Creek House Diner 1837 River St., Bethel, 234-9191; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The country charm is as strong as the bottomless cups of coffee. The Hungry Man breakfast packs a punch with eggs, meat, home fries, and choice of homemade toast, French toast or pancakes. $

NEW AMERICAN Black Krim Tavern 21 Merchants Row, Randolph, 728-6776; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Chef Sarah Natvig changes her menu by the week but always sources ingredients from close to home. The produce hails from her husband Chip’s Pebble Brook Farm, and the meats are raised nearby, too. $$

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19 Huntington Place, Rochester, 767-9140; closed: Tues.; meals: D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Get fried pickles, poutine or potato skins in Doc’s tavern, which keeps 12 local beers on tap. Friday through Sunday, the dining room cooks up crêpes and savory entrées, plus a lengthy dessert menu dedicated to fine chocolate. $$

67 N. Main St., Rochester, 767-4302; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Step back in time at a country-store dinette serving up fried shrimp baskets, malted milkshakes and homemade pies. $

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54 Steel Rd., Sharon, 763-5236; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, outdoor seating, veganfriendly, live music n Food is art when two award-winning chefs are at a restaurant’s helm. Visitors to the Victorian inn sup on organic meats and fresh produce amid works by local craftspeople. $$

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13 School St., Rochester, 767-3126; closed: Sat., Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, live music n The menu changes with the seasons at this casual country café, which offers porch tables in summer and fireside seating in winter. Dishes range from chickpea soup to spicy lamb ragout. $$

Wild Roots Restaurant 5615 Route 14, Royalton, 763-0440; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Pair an entrée of local heritage pork or New England seafood with a glass of natural wine from owner-sommelier Jayne Sully Cole’s succinct but nuanced list. $$$

STEAKHOUSE/ SEAFOOD Tozier’s Restaurant 2678 River St., Bethel, 234-9400; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar n The Friday night seafood chowder is on point, as are whole-belly clams, salads, and fish and chips. Don’t leave without a maple creemee from the snack bar. Open Thursday through Sunday, April through December. $$

3 Salisbury St., Randolph, 728-3288; meals: L, D; BYOB, veggie-friendly n Generous portions mean that Chinese basics such as orange shrimp, sesame chicken and crab Rangoon get you more bang for the buck. $

Saap 50 Randolph Ave., Randolph, 5658292; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, live music n Authentic northern Thai specialties include mok plaa swuai: tender fish with curry and herbs, wrapped in banana leaf and heated over a wood-fired grill. Massaman curries, noodles and stir-fries are composed of fresh and often local ingredients. $$

BAKERIES & CAFÉS Sandy’s Books & Bakery 30 N. Main St., Rochester, 767-4258; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly, live music n Part bookstore, part bakery, the locavore café makes everything from bagels and croissants to soup and spanakopita in-house. Thirsty? There’s espresso and wine by the glass. $

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TRADITIONAL Eaton’s Sugar House 5894 Route 14, South Royalton, 7638809; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n The pancakes are huge, the maplepecan pie is killer and the turkey for sandwiches is roasted in-house. In sugaring season, watch the family boil syrup on-site. $

1 Maple Ave., Chelsea, 685-3344; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; meals: D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, dance floor, live music n Regulars share farming and hunting stories at the bar, where inexpensive pub fare and cocktails mix with dancing and live music. Nightly specials include 50cent wings on Thursday. $$

GASTROPUBS One Main Tap & Grill 2 Merchants Row, Randolph, 565-8117; meals: D, LN; full bar, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Local beers flow from 24 tap lines, while flatbreads, mac and cheese, and burgers make up the bill of fare. Half-price wings on Monday; live music every Thursday. $$

Tessie’s Tavern 88 North Rd., Bethel, 392-8042; closed: Mon.; meals: Bru, D; full bar, cash/check only, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Inside an ornately painted Victorian home, the kitchen serves casual, well-crafted cuisine, including “legendary” wings, burgers and stuffed eggplant Parmesan. Sunday brunch most weekends. $$$

H Worthy Burger (see page 60) 56 Rainbow St., South Royalton, 763-2575; meals: L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Burgers of all kinds are flame-kissed on a wood-fired grill — top ’em with bacon, cheese or kimchi. Locals love the crispy beef-tallow fries, while hopheads trek from afar for the 18 craft beers on draft. Lunch Friday through Sunday. $

PUBS Crossroads Bar & Grill 108 Rainbow St., South Royalton, 763-2002; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music n Pair a hyper-local brew with the back patio’s mountain view — or head inside for a pulledpork sandwich, veggie melt or sweet-chile duck wings with nightly entertainment. $$

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TASTING ROOMS Bent Hill Brewery 1972 Bent Hill Rd., Braintree, 2491125; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; outdoor seating n Head to the hills for picturesque scenery and experimental ales and porters made with brewery-grown hops and maple syrup. Bottles and growlers are available to go.

Brocklebank Craft Brewing 357 Dickerman Hill Rd., Tunbridge, 685-4838; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed., Thu. n Tucked into the rolling green hills of Orange County, the friendly neighborhood nanobrewery specializes in easy-drinking ales, lagers and session beers.

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135 Ewing Rd., Vershire, 685-7724; call for hours n Find balanced fruit wines, hard ciders and Pomme-deVie apple brandy amid panoramic views at one of Vermont’s oldest hard cideries. Tours and tastings by appointment only.

1 S. Main St., Randolph, 728-9677; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggiefriendly n The casual counter joint fires up homemade pies and calzones. Do like the locals and order the Village Special, topped with peppers, pepperoni, onions, ’shrooms, ground beef and sausage. $

ITALIAN/PIZZERIAS Al’s Pizza & Deli 12 S. Main St., Randolph, 431-0240; closed: Sun.; meals: D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n In addition to pizzas topped with everything from pepperoni to Buffalo chicken, the unpretentious pie shop dishes lasagna, stromboli and spaghetti with meatballs. $$

Cockadoodle Pizza Café 235 Main St., Bethel, 234-9666; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Kids dig the toys and the old-fashioned soda fountain; adults kick back with blistered pies, tomatobasil panini and local brews. $

Royalton Village Pizza 5789 Route 14, South Royalton, 7632800; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n Carb-happy customers dig the Lasagna Lovers specialty pie and the fast, friendly service. Salads drizzled in house dressing are also a hit. $

Valley Bowl 12 Prince St., Suite 5, Randolph, 7284525; meals: L, D; full bar, veggiefriendly n If you’re looking for bowling and Buffalo wings, look no further. The alley and eatery’s family-friendly fare includes pizza, fried chicken and seafood. $

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MARKETS Chef’s Market 839 Route 12, Randolph, 7284202; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Produce, provisions and prepared meals meet soups, salads and sandwiches at the little red market. Got a sweet tooth? Homemade pies, cookies and doughnuts are just the thing. $

McCullough’s Quik Stop 2069 Route 107, Bethel, 2349365; meals: L; beer & wine n On-the-go customers swing into the convenience store and liquor market to fill a growler with local craft beer or pick up a premade deli sandwich. $

South Royalton Market 222 Chelsea St., South Royalton, 763-2400; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Creative sandwiches, salads, soups and daily specials fill bellies at the co-op market and café facing the town green. Wines and local craft beers are available to go. $

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At first, Bohemian Bakery was all about bread. In 2003, Annie Bakst and Robert Hunt built a brick oven in the garage of their rural Calais home, making hearty wood-fired loaves for area co-ops. By 2010, pastries had entered the picture, and the pair began hosting weekly pop-ups. Every Sunday, like worshippers going to church, the faithful made the trek down dirt roads to line up outside the bakery’s door. As they waited, locals would sneak peeks at the counter inside, hoping the crisp apple squares and heirloom tomato tarts — flaky dough with salted ricotta and sweet, multicolored cherry tomatoes — wouldn’t run out before they had a chance to order. Over time, the crowds clamoring for sweet treats at the house became overwhelming. So, at the beginning of 2017, Hunt and Bakst opened a brick-and-mortar bakery on Barre Street in Montpelier. Now customers can get a custard Danish, crackly caramel kouign amann butter cake, or hamand-cheese quiche every Wednesday through Sunday.

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AMERICAN BARBECUE/SOUL FOOD Billtown BBQ 154 Depot St., Williamstown, 4336700; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: L, D; beer & wine n Meats — some raised on the owner’s farm — are dry-rubbed and smoked in-house with sauces ranging in heat from zero to extreme. Pair ’em with potato salad, coleslaw, baked beans or corn bread. $

DELI & SANDWICH 133 State Street Café 133 State St., basement, Montpelier, 828-5978; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Inside the granite building that houses the Department of Taxes, a cheery deli-dinette offers made-to-order breakfast sandwiches, soups, a salad bar, and daily specials such as chicken Caesar and banh mi wraps. $

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14 State St., Montpelier, 223-1300; closed: Sun.; meals: L; delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n A sassy deli and gift shop does 18 different sandwiches, along with daily wrap, panini and soup specials. Cards, candy, beer and wine are also available. $

3087 Main St., Cabot, 563-2422; closed: Sun.; meals: B, Bru, L; veggie-friendly n In the back of Harry’s Hardware Store, diner breakfasts — served all day — feature croissant French toast and blueberry pancakes. The home cookin’ also includes soups, sandwiches, cakes and cookies. $

Plainfield Hardware Deli 4723 Route 2, East Montpelier, 454-1000; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Come for the hardware; stay for breakfast or lunch. The food counter whips up egg sammies, burritos and fresh deli sandwiches, served hot or cold. $

Shady’s Deli 438 N. Main St., Northfield, 4858400; meals: B, L, D; delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This gas station’s deli food is chefmade. Before hitting the road, try the house-smoked pulled pork or a halfpound sandwich with from-scratch dressing and kimchi. $

Simply Delicious 14 N. Main St., Suite 1006, Barre, 479-1498; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: L; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n By day, find soups, sandwiches and fine chocolates; by night, a lively wine bar featuring hand-selected varietals and meatand-cheese plates. $

NEW AMERICAN Down Home Kitchen 100 Main St., Montpelier, 2256665; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Southern hospitality meets hearty meals of biscuits and gravy, crispy catfish, fried chicken with waffles, and shrimp and grits. Sunday brunch; dinner Wednesday through Saturday. $$

Kismet 52 State St., Montpelier, 223-8646; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: Bru, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Farm-fresh ingredients, innovative cocktails and artisan wines bring big flavors to a globe-trotting menu at Montpelier’s organic restaurant. $$$

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SOUTHWESTERN/ TEX-MEX Two Loco Guys 136 N. Main St., Barre, 622-0469; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Burritos and rice bowls come in appropriately loco “flavors,” ranging from pad Thai to tikka masala to Jamaican jerk. $

STEAKHOUSE/ SEAFOOD J. Morgan’s Steakhouse 100 State St., Capitol Plaza Hotel & Conference Center, Montpelier, 223-5222; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, all-you-can-eat, glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, TV n Inside the Capitol Plaza Hotel, legislators and locals indulge in New York strips and New England seafood as model trains chug around the dining room. Sunday brunch buffet. $$$

Steak House Restaurant 1239 Route 302, Barre, 479-9181; meals: Bru, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n The same family has served steak and seafood here since 1972. Catch Marko the Magician on Friday night. The Sunday brunch buffet is a central Vermont favorite. $$

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Maria’s Bagels

162 N. Main St., Barre, 622-8100; meals: B, Bru, L, D; vegan-friendly n Early risers can beat the breakfast crowd — this bagel café opens at 5 a.m. on weekdays. Get boiled rounds by the dozen, or top a single with bacon and eggs, Vermont cream cheese, or deli meats and veggies. $

Morse Block Deli 260 N. Main St., Barre, 476-2131; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n The chef-owner’s Granite City sandwich layers maple-bourbonbrined turkey, cranberry mayo, lettuce and tomato on cranberrywalnut bread. Growlers of local beer are available to take home. $

O’Maddi’s Delaraunt 40 Depot Sq., Suite 1, Northfield, 485-4700; closed: Wed.; meals: B, Bru, L, D; beer & wine, delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n Deli by day, restaurant by night, this familyrun “delaraunt” produces pastries, breakfast sandwiches, salads and subs, followed by dinners of Guinness beef stew and pulled-pork mac and cheese. $

Simply Subs

70 N. Main St., Barre, 479-2423; meals: L, D; delivery, vegan-friendly n Flavors and portion sizes are big at this sub shop also serving pizzas and desserts. The house special is a ham, turkey and bacon combo. $

DINER Common Café 12 Depot Sq., Northfield, 485-4011; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Diners love the down-home feel and all the classics: eggs, burgers, biscuits and gravy. Weekend specials include a crabmeat omelette. $

L&M Diner 240 N. Main St., Barre, 622-0706; closed: Mon.; meals: B, Bru, L n A six-page menu offers greasy-spoon greats, from omelettes and Benedicts to Cajun burgers and triple-decker club sandwiches. $

NECI on Main

118 Main St., Montpelier, 223-3188; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, TV n The New England Culinary Institute’s teaching restaurant showcases student projects in the form of appetizers such as housemade charcuterie and smoked salmon. Try the Provençal beef stew. $$$

The Skinny Pancake 89 Main St., Montpelier, 262-2253; meals: B, Bru, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, live music n The capital city crêperie fills its “skinny pancakes” with Vermont eats. The Lumberjack is loaded with local ham and shredded Cabot cheddar. Sunday brunch. $

SNACK BARS/CARTS Dairy Creme 320 State St., Montpelier, 223-5802; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Creemee specials change weekly at one of Vermont’s summer landmarks. The brownie sundae is big enough to feed a family, and shakes come in a dozen flavors. Open April through October. $

TRADITIONAL Buddy’s Famous 15 Barre St., Montpelier, 225-6400; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n In a casual capital city setting, old-school malt shop meets burger joint. Patties range from grass-fed beef to salmon and veggie, and fries, shakes and smoothies pair perfectly. $

Soup N Greens 325 N. Main St., Barre, 479-9862; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The chicken cacciatore and salad bar keep locals coming to this family-style restaurant. Every Friday, there’s prime rib. $

Wayside Restaurant, Bakery & Creamery 1873 Route 302, Montpelier, 2236611; meals: B, L, D; full bar, glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n Open since 1918, the restaurant partners with farms, fishermen and foragers to deliver a wide-ranging menu. Order fried perch in season — and a slice of maple-cream pie. $

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ASIAN CHINESE Bamboo Gardens 115 S. Main St., Barre, 476-9400; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; veggiefriendly n No surprises here — just hot-and-sour soup, General Tso’s chicken, pupu platters, and other popular Chinese American plates. $

China Moon Buffet 1400 Route 302, Barre, 476-8880; meals: L, D; full bar, all-you-can-eat, veggie-friendly n Fill up at the lunch buffet for just $6.95. Try the Tung Ting shrimp, then graze at the huge dessert bar. $

China Star 15 N. Main St., Northfield, 485-9433; meals: L, D; BYOB, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Moo shu pork, fried rice and lo mein anchor a menu of classic Chinese American dishes. $

China Star Chinese Restaurant 15 Main St., Montpelier, 223-0808; meals: L, D, LN n Get your chow fun for sit-down or takeout. Dinner is served until 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. $

China Town Restaurant 306 N. Main St., Barre, 479-1999; meals: L, D, LN; veggie-friendly n This joint has been dishing boneless spareribs and Hunan chicken to central Vermont for more than 20 years. Open ’til 10:30 p.m. or later daily. $

House of Tang 114 River St., Montpelier, 223-6020; meals: L, D; full bar, all-youcan-eat, veggie-friendly n Huge, ancient-looking jade plants in the windows give away the decades-old restaurant’s age. Regulars dig the allyou-can-eat buffet — and the famous pepper steak. $

PAN-ASIAN Asian Gourmet 276 N. Main St., Barre, 477-7828; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n The sushi is fresh and affordable, as are the Chinese and Thai dishes — think whole Peking duck and mango prawns. $$

Asiana House 43 State St., Montpelier, 225-6180; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Vegetarian and specialty maki rolls are served inside a former bank. Hot dishes include fried oysters, satay udon and bibimbap. $$

Rickie’s Indian Restaurant 509 S. Barre Rd., South Barre, 476-3563; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n This gas station has a secret: Punjabi food carefully prepared in a fiery tandoor. Try the complex lamb curry. $

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BAKERIES & CAFÉS Birchgrove Baking 279 Elm St., Montpelier, 223-0200; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Croissants, cookies and fluffy coconut cakes are made from scratch daily, and the coffee is among the best in town. Don’t miss the homemade ice cream in summer. $

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(see page 64) 78 Barre St., Montpelier, 461-8119; closed: Mon., Tues.; cash/check only, veggie-friendly n In 2017, Calais’ bucolic Sunday-afternoon bakery moved to Montpelier, making its delicate and delicious croissants, sweets and breads more accessible. $

Royal Orchid Thai Restaurant

Delicate Decadence Cake Boutique

38 Elm St., Montpelier, 223-0436; meals: L, D; beer & wine, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Tom kha, massaman curry and other classic dishes are available, as well as house specialties such as basil duck and lemongrass chicken. No weekend lunch. $$

Wilaiwan’s Kitchen 34 State St., Montpelier, 505-8111; closed: Sun.; meals: L; cash/check only n Born out of a beloved Thai street cart, the chef-owned kitchen offers an ever-changing lunch menu. Dishes might include Chiang Mai noodles in yellow coconut curry or Thai-style crispy pork salad. Closed in January and February. $

VIETNAMESE Pho Capital 107 State St., Montpelier, 225-6183; meals: L, D; BYOB, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Vietnamese specialties served in a historic, brickwalled building include cashew-nut stir-fries, rice noodles with grilled barbecue pork, and pho. $

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54 Main St., Montpelier, 225-6010; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n Speedy service and dishes under $10 make this Asian spot a lunchtime go-to. Try shrimp dumplings or the namesake Vietnamese noodle soup. $

15 Cottage St., Suite 5, Barre, 4797948; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Chef Tim Boltin hails from South Carolina, but his sweet and savory treats use local ingredients. Lunch on soup or quiche — with a raspberry streusel bar for dessert. Takeout suppers on Wednesday. $

La Brioche 89 Main St., Montpelier, 229-0443; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Watch as students prepare pastries, breads and cakes at the New England Culinary Institute’s European-style café. Rotating lunch specials include sandwiches, soups and salads. $

Maple Valley Café 8195 Route 2, Plainfield, 454-8626; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n In a quaint space dating back to 1920, quirky giftshop items meet smoothies and fruit-topped flapjacks, as well as homemade baked goods, soups and sandwiches. $

Post Office Café 34 Village Rd., Worcester, 225-6687; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L n Find gooey maple buns, breakfast sandwiches and from-scratch soups at a cozy village spot that crafts its menu around local meats and produce. $

Vermont Restaurant Week 2018 location

Rainbow Sweets 1689 Route 2, Marshfield, 426-3531; seasonal hours; meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Now in its fourth decade, the popular rural café is still serving handmade pastries along with empanadas, spanakopita, Greek salads and more. Closed March through mid-May. $

Red Hen Baking Co. 961B Route 2, Suite B, Middlesex, 223-5200; meals: B, L; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n Nibble a flaky croissant while watching bakers work, or sit down with soup and a sandwich. Breads and pastries are made with grains sourced from within 150 miles of the bakery. $

BARS, PUBS & CLUBS BARS/LOUNGES Charlie-O’s World Famous 70 Main St., Montpelier, 223-6820; full bar, cash/check only, dance floor, karaoke, live music, TV n Find weekend live music — from jazz, blues and funk to alternative, rockabilly and bluegrass — at this friendly downtown watering hole.

Gusto’s 28 Prospect St., Barre, 476-7919; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, karaoke, live music, TV n The bar menu is limited, but booze and live entertainment are the real draws. Find karaoke on Thursday, bands and DJs on the weekend, and games such as pool, Ping-Pong and horseshoes. $

Moruzzi’s 8 S. Main St., Barre, 479-2100; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Sat.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music n Snacks at the Gatsby-inspired lounge — located in a historic firehouse’s basement — include cheese plates, bourbonglazed kielbasa and spinachartichoke dip. $$

Sweet Melissa’s 4 Langdon St., Montpelier, 225-6012; closed: Mon.; meals: D, LN; full bar, veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music n There’s live music Tuesday through Sunday at this corner bar and eatery, where local brews and pub fare are served until late. Try the wings. $$

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K’s Korner

31 W. County Rd., Calais, 229-4329; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, veggie-friendly, live music n Catch some of the state’s best musicians at this intimate pub inside a general store. The kitchen serves up pizzas, sandwiches and other bites. $

708 Route 302, Berlin, 476-9303; meals: L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly, TV n A restaurant inside the Twin City Family Fun Center has more going for it than bowling-alley basics. Pair a Reuben or a lobster roll with housemade kettle chips and a local brew. $

GASTROPUBS Cornerstone Burger 21 East St., Northfield, 485-4300; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly, TV n Build your own burger, or stick with the creative specialties such as a patty topped with PB&J. Sixteen draft lines supply craft beers and ciders from Vermont and beyond. $$

Cornerstone Pub & Kitchen 47 N. Main St., Barre, 476-2121; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly, TV n Craft beers flow from 28 taps while plates such as barbecue-braised pork shank take pub food to the next level. Check out the creative burgers and mac-andcheese dishes. $$

Ladder 1 Grill 8 S. Main St., Barre, 883-2000; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n “Firestarters” — that is, appetizers — at a historic firehouse restaurant include beer-battered jalapeño poppers and fried mushroom caps. Beef stew and brick-oven pizzas are among the larger plates. $

Langdon Street Tavern 14 Langdon St., Montpelier, 223-2721; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, live music, pub quiz/trivia n The lively tavern’s kitchen stays open until 11 p.m. daily, keeping busy with orders of fried pickles, fish and chips, and burgers topped with bacon and guac. $$

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The Rustic Lounge and Sports Bar 451 Route 12, Northfield Falls, 4856363; closed: Sun.; meals: D, LN; full bar, TV n Sandwiches, seafood platters and beer-battered onion rings have been on the menu since 1956. When it comes to the décor, the name says it all. $

TASTING ROOMS Bear Naked Growler 186 River St., Montpelier, 522-9018; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggiefriendly n The 40 craft beers and ciders on draft are curated to please a connoisseur’s palate. Grab a pint, or fill a growler to take home. Pub snacks include burgers, fries and chicken-cordon-bleu fritters. $

Dog River Brewery 1400 Route 2, Berlin, 505-4053; closed: Sun., Mon. n Visitors sip pints and flights of four rotating brews on draft, from a hop-forward amber to a sour cherry ale. Like what you try? Take a “crowler” to go.

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Vermont Restaurant Week 2018 location

COFFEE/TEA Carrier Roasting Co. 17 East St., Northfield; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Beans for the espresso and drip coffee are roasted on-site and responsibly sourced from global purveyors. Tip back a latte inhouse, or take it to go with a pastry. $

Capitol Grounds Café 27 State St., Montpelier, 223-7800; meals: B, L; outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n The house roast comes in sizes ranging from the eight-ounce “conservative” to the 20-ounce “radical.” Sip a latte with a freshbaked pastry, or a cup of soup with a made-to-order sandwich for lunch. $

Espresso Bueno 248 N. Main St., Barre, 479-0896; meals: B, Bru, L; LN; full bar, outdoor seating, live music n Single-origin coffees and handcrafted breakfast sandwiches rule at this comfy bakery and café. At evening open-mic, comedy and music events, you can get a small plate, local beer or craft cocktail. $

BARRE MONTPELIER

Three Penny Taproom

108 Main St., Montpelier, 223-8277; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Twenty-three taps ensure there’s a craft brew for every palate. Sip one in between bites of imaginative pub fare — think patatas bravas and chorizo piquillo peppers. Sunday brunch. $

NIGHTCLUBS The Alley Cat 10 Keith Ave., Barre, 272-0715; closed: Sun., Mon.; full bar, dance floor, live music, TV n DJs and local bands provide live entertainment. Pool tables, darts and the occasional ’90s dance party keep things interesting.

Bada Bing 127 N. Main St., Barre; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed.; full bar, cash/ check only n Known for years as Planet Rock, the below-ground “gentlemen’s club” features friendly pole-riding dancers and inexpensive drinks.

Mulligan’s Irish Pub

9 Maple Ave., Barre, 479-5545; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n Regulars come for wings, onion rings and big burgers, plus 24 beers on tap and sports coverage on 20 TVs. The kitchen is open until 11 p.m. nightly. Trivia on Tuesday. $

The Pub 2374 Route 14, Williamstown, 433-5000; meals: L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Eight draft beers and a well-stocked bar complement pub lunches and dinners. The cheese-stuffed bacon burger is a favorite among regulars. Live music on the weekend. $

The Quarry Kitchen + Spirits 210 N. Main St., Barre, 479-7002; meals: L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n The diverse menu here is designed to pair well with Vermont beer. Enjoy poutine and “the biggest wings in town” while catching the game on a flat-screen TV. $

4373 Route 12, Berlin, 223-1151; seasonal hours; live music n Sample wines pressed from cold-hardy hybrid grapes, apples and maple sap in a sunny tasting room. Live music and food trucks on select weekends.

Good Measure Brewing Co. 17 East St., Northfield, 485-4600; closed: Mon., Tues. n Brews here range from round-bodied local-corn cream ales to aromatic Vermontstyle IPAs. Grab beans or a cup of joe from sister biz Carrier Roasting Co. on the way out.

Hooker Mountain Farm & Distillery 1193 Lovely Rd., Cabot, 426-2052; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thu., Fri. n Walk the fields, then step into the stillhouse to sip spirits crafted entirely from crops grown on-site. One multigrain whiskey is cut to proof with maple sap.

North Branch Vineyards 82 Trillium Hill Rd., Montpelier, 2296169; seasonal hours n Taste more than 10 different tipples at a familyrun vineyard that’s been producing award-winning cold-climate wines since 2007.

The North Branch Café 41 State St., Montpelier, 552-8105; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n Sweet or savory? You can find both at Montpelier’s cozy tea-and-wine space. Eats include pastries, cheeses, smoked meats and baguettes. $

Tremolo Coffee 27 Langdon St., Montpelier; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues. n Catch a caffeine lift you can feel good about: This record store java shop’s pour-over coffees, espressos and cold-brews all come from artisan roasters with responsible sourcing practices. $

ITALIAN/PIZZERIAS Basil’s Pizzeria & Restaurant 20 S. Main St., Barre, 477-5032; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, veggie-friendly n Local Times Argus readers have voted this pizza the best in central Vermont. Not feeling saucy? Try a Philly cheesesteak, burger or entrée salad. $

The Blue Stone 83 Main St., Montpelier, 613-3061; meals: L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly n Hand-tossed pizzas meet brisket, burgers, and “serious” mac and cheese. A rotating tap list features brews from Vermont and beyond. $$

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40 Depot Sq., Northfield, 485-5500; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, veggie-friendly, TV n For more than 20 years, patrons have filed in for pies including the White Delight, with garlic, mozz, chicken and broccoli. Spaghetti, subs and salads also pair well with sports on the big-screen TV. $

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207 Barre St., Montpelier; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Stop in for a beer or a noodle bowl with steaming bone broth. A well-stocked meat counter carries local chops, housemade sausages and charcuterie. $

379 N. Main St., Barre, 479-3259; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Pizzas with personality come in varieties such as Z’s Garden and Italian Stallion — aka the meat lovers’ pie. $

7 Cox Brook Rd., Northfield, 4854551; meals: B, L, D; vegan-friendly n Find breakfast sandwiches on baguettes and burgers on brioche buns in a historic building dating back to 1892. Locals love the appleBrie panini. $

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Hunger Mountain Co-op

219 N. Main St., Barre, 622-8051; 22 State St., Montpelier, 229-0453; 69 Main St., Plainfield, 454-0133; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly, live music, TV n Step into a hip trattoria for hand-tossed pizzas, Italian entrées, local beers and creative martinis. $$

623 Stone Cutters Way, Montpelier, 223-8000; meals: B, Bru, L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Co-op shoppers fuel up with natural, healthy dishes fresh from the deli, hot bar or salad bar — don’t miss the ginger-garlic tofu. Eat outside, or enjoy river views from the café. $

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Vermont Restaurant Week 2018 location

The Uncommon Market

Julio’s Cantina

1 School St., Montpelier, 223-7051; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The capital city’s Euro-style market offers fresh seafoods, local meats and Vermontmade products. Stop by for a spicy Red Hot Rooster deli sandwich, or grab a meatloaf to go. $

54 State St., Montpelier, 229-9348; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, TV n It’s festive inside the Mexican restaurant known for madeto-order guacamole. Margaritas are built with fresh-squeezed juices. Sunday brunch. $

SOUTH OF THE BORDER CARIBBEAN/LATIN deMena’s 44 Main St., upstairs, Montpelier, 613-3172; meals: D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Dishes such as caramelized avocado salad, coconut gazpacho and a chorizo burger enliven a Latin-inspired menu. Sip a craft cocktail on the deck, or salsa dance in the upstairs lounge. $$

MEXICAN

The Mad Taco 72 Main St., Montpelier, 225-6038; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly, live music, TV n Customers go mad for Mexican dishes made with local, farm-fresh ingredients. Don’t miss the craft beers and legendary homemade hot sauces. $

SWEETS Chill Vermont Gelato 32 State St., Montpelier, 223-2445; seasonal hours n Funky flavors such as tiramisu and red-velvet-creamcheese swirl are made from scratch using local and regional ingredients. $

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BARRE MONTPELIER

Sarducci’s Restaurant and Bar

3 Main St., Montpelier, 223-0229; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n A custom wood-burning oven cranks out pizza, salmon cucina and other house specialties. No lunch on Sunday. $$

Trow Hill Grocery

275 Hill St., Barre, 479-1175; meals: L; beer & wine n Locals head to this convenience store for deli sandwiches — the turkey-bacon is a lunchtime hit — and, in season, creemees. $

28 Main St., Montpelier, 229-9212; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly, live music n Wake up with a bagel or breakfast burrito; later in the day, a menu of nachos, tacos and burritos hits the spot. No dinner on Sunday and Monday. Live music five nights a week. $

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AMERICAN BARBECUE/SOUL FOOD Localfolk Smokehouse 9 Route 17, Waitsfield, 496-5623; closed: Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Eaters come in for the hickorysmoked barbecue, but there’s TexMex and burgers, too. The 25 beers on tap include several made on-site by Cousins Brewing. Live music most weekends. $$

Prohibition Pig 23 S. Main St., Waterbury, 244-4120; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Barbecue and comfort food meet “proper” cocktails and one of New England’s largest craft beer selections. In the adjacent brewery, pair a pint with tacos or ramen. $$

DELI & SANDWICH Apple Core Luncheonette & Brew 3600 Route 100, Waterbury Center, 244-8771; meals: L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, pub quiz/trivia n The lunch crowd heads here for wraps, salads and sandwiches on homemade bread. Apple it up with a glass of Barn Dance hard cider. $

Mutha Stuffers 76 Sugarbush Village Dr., Warren, 583-4477; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: L, D, LN; beer & wine, veggiefriendly n Peak views enhance the Cubano sandwiches and cold brews — including Heady Topper — at this mountainside New York-style deli. $

NEW AMERICAN Allyn’s Lodge 1840 Sugarbush Access Rd., Sugarbush Resort, Warren, 5836300; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, reserv. rec., live music n Skiers pop into the Gadd Peak lodge for hot chocolate, chili and sandwiches. In the evening, climb aboard the Cabin Cat for transport to and from a candlelit feast. $$$$$

Big Picture Theater and Café 48 Carroll Rd., Waitsfield, 496-8994; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly, dance floor, live music n Fancy dinner and a movie? Dig into huevos rancheros or an avocado BLT in the retro café or inside the cinema. Don’t miss the mini maple doughnuts. $$

Hen of the Wood 92 Stowe St., Waterbury, 244-7300; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, live music n Upscale dining takes a rustic turn in a former grist mill. Creative use of local meats, greens and cheeses has earned chef-owner Eric Warnstedt seven James Beard Award nominations. $$$$

Hyde Away Inn and Restaurant 1428 Route 17, Waitsfield, 496-2322; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n Classic comfort food such as bacon-wrapped meatloaf and cider-braised pork osso bucco gets a boost from local ingredients. $$

Michael’s on the Hill 4182 Route 100, Waterbury Center, 244-7476; closed: Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Elegant, ever-changing dishes such as vegetable gnocchi and poached Maine lobster with squash pay homage to Vermont farm ingredients and the chef-owner’s European roots. Cooking classes available. $$$$$

The Pitcher Inn 275 Main St., Warren, 496-6350; closed: Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n In a Civil War-era lodging house, eating options include upscale fare in the dining room at 275 Main, small plates in Tracks pub and a private tasting menu in the wine cellar. $$$$

Rumble’s Kitchen 102 Forest Dr., Lincoln Peak Village, Sugarbush Resort, Warren, 5836800; seasonal hours; meals: B, L, D; full bar, all-you-can-eat, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n Find lobster wontons, pork belly tacos, chickpea burgers and grilled meats at this resort restaurant named for Sugarbush owner Win Smith’s beloved Bernese mountain dog. In the morning, there’s breakfast fare, too. $$

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Maxi’s Restaurant

102 Forest Dr., Lincoln Peak Village, Sugarbush Resort, Warren, 5836300; seasonal hours; meals: B, L; full bar, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n The Sugarbush location of the locavore crêperie offers slopeside “skinnies” in sweet and savory flavors — plus munchies and craft beer perfect for après-ski. $

47 N. Main St., Waterbury, 244-0910; meals: B, L, D; full bar, veggiefriendly n Seven different eggs Benedicts are served all day. Lunch and dinner options include pastas, open-faced sandwiches, and smokedGouda mac and cheese. Dinner Thursday through Saturday. $$

Walt’s 626 Mt. Ellen Rd., Glen House, Sugarbush Resort, Warren, 5836300; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n From a bar inside Mount Ellen’s mid-mountain Glen House lodge, skiers pair local brews with gourmet grilled-cheese sandwiches and heart-healthy grain bowls. $$

Zenbarn 179 Guptil Rd., Waterbury, 244-8134; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, live music n Building community “from soil to soul,” the lively red barn’s globe-trotting menu includes grass-fed beef burgers, tacos and tempura mushrooms, along with local craft beverages, live music and wellness classes. $$$

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Mount Ellen Cafeteria 1840 Sugarbush Access Rd., Sugarbush Resort, Warren, 5836300; seasonal hours; meals: L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Point your skis or snowboard toward lunch at this mountainside café crafting classic soups, salads and sandwiches. $

Valley House Cafeteria 1840 Sugarbush Access Rd., Sugarbush Resort, Warren, 5836300; seasonal hours; meals: L; veggie-friendly n Resort guests tuck into sandwiches, salads, pizzas and chili bowls while enjoying mountain scenery. $

ASIAN CHINESE China Fun 5081 Main St., Waitsfield, 4967889; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Tasty and affordable, these traditional Chinese American dishes are available for takeout only. The menu swings from egg rolls to moo shu. $

509 Village Sq., Waitsfield, 4966003; call for hours; meals: L, D; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n When an ice cream stand is chef-owned, you can bet that the soft-serve is handcrafted with local ingredients. Feeling savory? Try a basket of fried chicken or a handmade sausage. $$

76 S. Main St., Waterbury, 2441968; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n Patrons come in for enduring classics — think wonton soup, shrimp with broccoli, and General Tso’s chicken. $

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1840 Sugarbush Access Rd., Sugarbush Resort, Warren, 583-6300; meals: B, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Lincoln Peak’s cafeteria offers homemade pizzas, soups, sandwiches and salads to fuel your next mountain run. Return at day’s end for beer or wine. $$

Gracie’s Kitchen 4752 Main St., Waitsfield, 496-9000; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Belly up to buffet spreads of home-cooked pastas, salads or build-your-own-taco fixings — the fare at this self-service spot changes daily. Check out the baked goods and jams before heading home. $

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1840 Sugarbush Access Rd., Sugarbush Inn, Warren, 767-7500; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., lodging, vegan-friendly, live music n Thai native Nattaya Isaacson makes everything down to the dumplings, spring rolls and sauces at the Sugarbush Inn’s Bangkok-style restaurant. Open 365 days a year. $

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Ocha Thai Smile Restaurant 1024 Route 100, Waterbury, 8828275; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; vegan-friendly n The focus is on takeout, but diners can still snag a seat for curries, noodles, soups and stir-fries at their preferred level of spice. $

BAKERIES & CAFÉS Hender’s Bake Shop & Café 22 N. Main St., Waterbury, 560-7110; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: B, Bru, L; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Named after chef-owner Jessica Wright’s golden retriever, the bakery works local ingredients into breakfast empanadas, challah egg sandwiches and Swiss cake rolls. $

KC’s Bagel Café 17 Stowe St., Waterbury, 244-1740; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n New York-style bagels are boiled and baked daily, then sliced and slathered with one of 13 housemade flavors of cream cheese. For lunch, there are deli-style wraps, soups and salads. $

Mix Cupcakerie & Kitchen 5123 Main St., Waitsfield, 4964944; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Gourmet cupcakes are the main attraction, but pies and jumbo cookies hit the sweet spot, too. Ready-made meals — from fresh soups to lasagnas to chicken pot pies — can be taken home for later. $

H Stowe Street Café (see page 74) 29 Stowe St., Waterbury, 882-8229; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: B, Bru, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, live music n Known for its coldbrew coffee and smoothies, Nicole Grenier’s community-oriented café prepares sweets, salads and sandwiches with local ingredients. Shop the artisan boutique while you wait. Saturday brunch. $

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Mad River Barn

40 Bridge St., Waitsfield, 496-9199; meals: B, Bru, L; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Overlooking an 1833 covered bridge, the beloved village café proffers fine coffees, cocktails and baked goods — not to mention soups, salads and sandwiches. In summer, sit in the riverside garden. $

2849 Mill Brook Rd., Waitsfield, 496-3310; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Inside a renovated farmhouse inn, craft beers and modern pub food await. The latter includes local beef burgers and artisan grilled-cheese sandwiches. $$

BARS, PUBS & CLUBS BARS/LOUNGES Hostel Tevere 203 Powderhound Rd., Warren, 4969222; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed.; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, live music, TV n A hip hostel bar serves hand-crafted pizzas, plus local brews, craft cocktails and live music. $$

Wünderbar 1840 Sugarbush Access Rd., Sugarbush Resort, Warren, 5836300; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thu.; meals: L; full bar, lodging n Sugarbush’s retro après-ski joint offers beef chili, turkey panini, local beers and craft cocktails. Oh, and sweeping views of Lincoln Peak. $$

The Reservoir Restaurant & Taproom 1 S. Main St., Waterbury, 244-7827; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Beer fans hit up “the Rez” for one of Vermont’s largest draft lists. Locavore pub snacks include egg rolls, chorizo tacos, fried chicken and big-time burgers. Weekend lunch. $$

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1840 Sugarbush Access Rd., Lincoln Peak Village, Sugarbush Resort, Warren, 583-6594; seasonal hours; meals: L; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, live music, TV n Skiers and riders warm up in the Lincoln Peak base lodge or on the heated outdoor patio with burgers, hot sandwiches, nachos and soups. $

Prohibition Pig Brewery

Hogan’s Pub

2 Elm St., Waterbury, 244-4120; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Head to the back of Prohibition Pig restaurant to catch its house brewery in action — then belly up to the bar for a pint of Downtown Piggy Brown. Mexican-inspired snacks might include chilaquiles, tacos or pozole. $

1091 Golf Course Rd., Sugarbush Golf Course, Sugarbush Resort, Warren, 583-6723; seasonal hours; meals: L; full bar, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Hit the links, then lunch on a sandwich or local beef burger while taking in spectacular views of the 18th green and Lincoln Peak. Closed in winter. $

GASTROPUBS Blackback Pub 1 Stowe St., Waterbury, 244-0123; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Pub grub goes gourmet with imaginative dishes and meats sourced from nearby farms. Wet your whistle with a world-class draft or cask beer. $$

Shepherds Pub 6361 Route 100, Waitsfield, 5834373; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n The restaurant sources all of its ingredients from the Mad River Valley. New England beers, natural wines and cocktails made with regional liquors complement savory pies, charcuterie and salads. $$

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Slide Brook Lodge & Tavern 3180 German Flats Rd., Warren, 583-2202; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D, LN; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music, TV n In a 10-room ski lodge, guests refuel with Wizard burgers on challah. Order a drink at the 1930s art-deco bar; it was salvaged from a bygone lounge in Lake Placid, N.Y. $

TASTING ROOMS Mad River Distillers 172 Mad River Green, Waitsfield, 4963330; closed: Mon. n Sip bourbon, rye and white whiskey, along with apple brandy and an award-winning maple rum, at the distillery’s tasting bar inside the Mad River Taste Place.

Smugglers’ Notch Distillery 2657 Route 100, Cabot Annex Complex, Waterbury Center, 3093077 n The father-and-son distilling team started with a vodka that turned heads around the world. They’ve since added gin, whiskey and barrel-aged rum to their repertoire.

WINE BARS Cork Wine Bar & Market 40 Foundry St., Waterbury, 8828227; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n Pick up a bottle of natural wine in the market, or order a glass at the bar. Cheese plates, panini and light fare pair well with the vinous offerings. $

COFFEE/TEA Keurig Green Mountain Café & Visitor Center 1 Rotarian Pl., Waterbury, 879-2326; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n The coffee company offers an extensive java and tea menu inside a refurbished train station. Sweet Simone’s supplies the baked goods; Michael’s on the Hill, the savory hand-pies and quiches. $

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Three Mountain Café 107 Mad River Green, Waitsfield, 496-5470; meals: B, Bru, L; glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n Perk up with beans from local roasters at Waitsfield’s “coffee emporium,” in biz for more than 35 years. Bagels, panini, pastries and local art will feed your belly and soul. $

EURO FRENCH Allium 3 S. Main St., Waterbury; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar n A Euro-style café tucked between beer bars serves up daily specials, including $5 wine on Wednesday and $20 steak frites with a pint of beer on Thursday. $$

Chez Henri Restaurant and Bistrot 80 Sugarbush Village Dr., Warren, 583-2600; seasonal hours; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n The candlelit bistro has been a Sugarbush landmark since 1964. Ski in for fondue, steak frites or mussels by a roaring fire. Open in winter only. $$$$

Peasant 40 Bridge St., Waitsfield, 496-6856; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n The intimate restaurant serves rustic Italian and French fare, including braised meats and pasta dishes. Sit at the bar with a glass of wine from a well-curated list. $$$

ITALIAN/PIZZERIAS American Flatbread Waitsfield Hearth 46 Lareau Rd., Waitsfield, 496-8856; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n There’s usually a line, but these flatbreads are worth the

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The Blue Stone (two locations) 5351 Main St., Waitsfield, 496-3499; 15 Stowe St., Waterbury, 882-8185; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Handtossed pizzas meet brisket, burgers, and “serious” mac and cheese. A rotating tap list features brews from Vermont and beyond. $$$

Jimmz Pizza 70 McNeil Rd., Waterbury Center, 244-7911; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Owner James Roy serves New York-style pies with pesto, tomato, barbecue and olive oil bases. Or try a sandwich, pasta, soup or salad. $

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89 89 Mad Mad River River Green, Green, Waitsfield, Waitsfield, 4964963165; 3165; closed: closed: Tues., Tues., Wed.; Wed.; meals: meals: L; L; beer beer & & wine wine nn Charcuterie, Charcuterie, beer beer and and distilled distilled spirits spirits are are all all available available in in aa retail retail space space celebrating celebrating VermontVermontmade made products. products. Sixty Sixty local local cheeses cheeses allow allow customers customers to to assemble assemble stellar stellar smorgasbords. smorgasbords. $$

284 Main St., Warren, 496-3864; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Billed as “almost world-famous,” the small-town country store is a bakery, wine shop, deli and boutique under one roof. Take a specialty sandwich out on the riverside porch in summer — or grab a four-pack of Lawson’s Finest Liquids to go. $

2 Village Sq., Waitsfield, 496-3832; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Customers go mad for Mexican dishes made with local, farm-fresh ingredients. Have a margarita with your tacos, or opt for one of 11 craft beers on tap. $

Paradise Deli & Market 2367 2367 Sugarbush Sugarbush Access Access Rd., Rd., Warren, Warren, 583-2757; 583-2757; meals: meals: B, B, L, L, D; D; beer beer & & wine, wine, gluten-free gluten-free opts., opts., outdoor outdoor seating, seating, veggie-friendly veggie-friendly nn Within Within sight sight of of Sugarbush Sugarbush slopes, slopes, early early risers risers pause pause here here to to choose choose from from aa variety variety of of creative creative breakfast breakfast sandwiches. sandwiches. The The lunchtime lunchtime Philly Philly cheesesteaks cheesesteaks are are aa house house specialty. specialty. $$

Pete’s Greens Waterbury Farm Market 2802 2802 Route Route 100, 100, Waterbury Waterbury Center, Center, 241-2400; 241-2400; meals: meals: L, L, D; D; gluten-free gluten-free opts., opts., vegan-friendly vegan-friendly nn Passersby Passersby hit hit the the brakes brakes for for certified-organic certified-organic produce produce from from the the Craftsbury Craftsbury farm. farm. The The market market also also stocks stocks local local meats, meats, dairy, dairy, grains, grains, legumes legumes and and fruits fruits — — and and prepared prepared foods foods for for the the road. road. $$

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SOUTH OF THE BORDER MEXICAN Aztlan Foods 40 Foundry St., Suite 5, Waterbury, 244-5570; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Chef-owner Fred Dominguez’s spice-laden dishes might include tacos, chiles rellenos and the Hammering Hank: a burrito stuffed with chili, kosher hot dog, bacon, brown rice, tater tots and more. $

SWEETS Ben & Jerry’s Factory 1281 Route 100, Waterbury, 882-2047; outdoor seating n Dairy lovers tour the factory to get the full scoop on Vermont’s world-famous ice cream empire. Afterward, hit up the counter for a cone of Cherry Garcia or Bourbon Pecan Pie. $

Waffle Cabin 102 Forest Dr., Gate House Lodge, Sugarbush Resort, Warren, 583-6300; seasonal hours; meals: L n Follow the smell of hot drinks and freshly made waffles to an outdoor, wood-decked eatery overlooking Lincoln Peak. $

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VEGETARIAN MINT Restaurant and Tea Lounge 4403 Main St., Waitsfield, 4965514; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Whether it’s potato latkes, tamaripeanut tofu or pad Thai on the menu at this funky vegetarian oasis, dishes are well-crafted and served with grace. Sip wine with your meal, or try one of 50 loose-leaf teas. $$

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1190 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-6245, tresamigosvt.com Walk into Stowe’s Tres Amigos, and you’ll come face-toface with a grinning skull — that is, an ornately decorated calavera, part of a Día de los Muertos mural. Tequilas, tamales and tacos are on the menu here, but the big draw is the Mexican restaurant’s combo platter of food, drink, games and live music. Tres Amigos opened in September 2017 on hallowed ground: the home of the Rusty Nail, a rock-and-roll club with a Stowe history dating back to 1969. The venue that has hosted music legends such as Lynyrd Skynyrd and Muddy Waters still lights up several times a week — but

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AMERICAN BARBECUE/SOUL FOOD Black Diamond Barbecue & Catering 639 Morristown Corners Rd., Morrisville, 888-2275; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts. n This familyrun restaurant is small, but the flavors of the smoke-kissed brisket, pork and fried oyster tacos are big. $$

Midway Bar & BBQ 5781 Mountain Rd., Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, 253-3000; seasonal hours; meals: L; full bar, glutenfree opts., lodging, live music, TV n Between runs down the slopes or trips up the gondola, visitors hit the mid-mountain barbecue joint for burgers, pulled-pork sandwiches, nachos and margaritas. Open in winter only for lunch and après-ski. $

Sunset Grille & Tap Room 140 Cottage Club Rd., Stowe, 253-9281; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n “Northern-style Southern barbecue with a side of sports” — that’s this family-owned resto’s MO. Nosh on award-winning ’cue while catching the game. $$

DELI & SANDWICH The Bagel 394 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 2539943; meals: B, L; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Bakers turn out 20 different styles of bagel daily. Order one spread with bacon-horseradish cream cheese or made into a sandwich. $

Café on Main 38 Main St., Stowe, 253-0077; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Omelettes and breakfast wraps are packed with veggies; lunchtime soups, salads and sandwiches are hearty and healthy, too. Pastries and sweet treats change daily. $

The Cupboard Deli & Bakery 4837 Route 15, Jeffersonville, 644-2069; meals: B, L, D; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Hungry after skiing? This is the source for sandwiches, wraps, salads and pizzas. Creemees are available June through September. $

Deb’s Place 345 Brooklyn St., Morrisville, 8886886; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n For more than a decade, customers

have frequented Deb’s for breakfast standards as well as sandwiches, wraps and burgers. From-scratch sweets are the icing on the cake. $

Edelweiss Mountain Deli 2251 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 2534034; meals: B, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The hills are alive with music — and skiing — and the mountainside deli keeps up with decadent pastries, specialty sandwiches and awardwinning chili. $

Mansfield Café 5781 Mountain Rd., Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, 253-3000; seasonal hours; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n The Mansfield Base Lodge’s go-to lunch spot fills bellies with casual classics: soups, made-to-order deli sandwiches and grub from the grill. $

Slayton Pasture Cabin 700 Trapp Hill Rd., Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, 253-8511; seasonal hours; meals: L; lodging n Visitors cross-country ski or snowshoe three miles to the rustic log cabin on Round Top Mountain, where hot chocolate and sandwiches are savored by the roaring fireplace. Open daily during winter. $

Stowe Sandwich Company 1880 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 2537300; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Midday meals include hot meatloaf sandwiches, kale Caesars and classic iceberg wedges. For dinner, baked lasagna and roast turkey with all the fixings are available to stay or go. $

Thompson’s Sandwiches 7 Main St., Morrisville, 888-2106; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The village bakery and sandwich shop began as a bread-delivery business in 1990. Now it’s all about made-to-order deli sandwiches, which always come with a cookie. $

DINER Depot Street Malt Shop 57 Depot St., Stowe, 253-4269; meals: L, D; cash/check only, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This 1950s-themed diner is beloved for its chili, burgers, shakes, malts and retro décor — check out the tabletop jukeboxes. Dinner Wednesday through Saturday. $

McCarthy’s Restaurant 454 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-8626; meals: B, L; cash/check only, glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veggie-

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friendly n When it opened in 1974, McCarthy’s served basic breakfasts to ski patrollers. These days, the country store and old-fashioned diner is a local institution. Try the eggs Benedict. $

NEW AMERICAN 10 Railroad Street 10 Railroad St., Morrisville, 8882277; meals: L, D; full bar, glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n Inside a historic train station, guests feast on comfort fare such as buttermilkbrined smoked chicken, from-scratch soups, salads and burgers. No dinner on Sunday. $$

158 Main Restaurant & Bakery 158 Main St., Jeffersonville, 6448100; closed: Mon.; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n During breakfast, the historic storefront griddles up every style of egg. Lunch and dinner options range from pizza to shepherd’s pie to sesame-seared tuna. No dinner on Sunday. $$$

Bistro at Ten Acres 14 Barrows Rd., Ten Acres Lodge, Stowe, 253-6838; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, lodging, veggie-friendly n Duck inside this 1820s farmhouse for fresh oysters, braised pork shank or the everpopular pan-seared lobster. Friendly service turns first-timers into regulars. $$$

Butler’s Pantry 128 Main St., Butler House, Stowe, 253-2955; meals: B, Bru; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n In this sunny country café, mimosas are made with hand-squeezed orange juice. The house-baked Southern biscuits and acai bowls are faves. $

Cliff House Restaurant 5781 Mountain Rd., Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, 2533665; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Take the gondola up Mount Mansfield for panoramic views and upscale New England fare. Lunch in winter. The Summit Series Dinners offer special Saturday-night events year-round. $$$$$

Dream Café 38 Lower Main St., Johnson, 6357423; meals: B, Bru, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, live music n In the morning, enjoy locally roasted coffee and a breakfast burrito from your perch on a couch. For lunch,

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Edson Hill Dining Room & Tavern 1500 Edson Hill Rd., Stowe, 253-7371; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, live music n Head to an elegant manor for new takes on old favorites, such as duck rillette toast and bonein pork loin. Dine by the fireplace or out on the patio in season, or belly up to the tavern bar. $$$$

The Family Table 4807 Route 15, Jeffersonville, 6448920; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n A Johnson & Wales-trained chef-owner makes comfort food classy with offerings of blackened salmon and maple-brined pork chop. Weekend breakfast. $$$

Flannel 4000 Mountain Rd., Topnotch Resort, Stowe, 253-8585; meals: B, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The light-drenched bistro serves creative fare such as truffle-honeyglazed king salmon and burgers topped with crisp pork belly. $$$$

The Gables Inn 1457 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-7730; meals: B; gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n Inside an 1856 farmhouse, eclectic breakfasts range from matzoh brei to — wait for it — waffles topped with Ben & Jerry’s ice cream. $

Green Goddess Café 618 S. Main St., Stowe, 253-5255; closed: Tues.; meals: B, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The veggie options at this omnivorous café are so good that locals voted it one of Vermont’s best vegetarian restaurants. Chow down on a breakfast scramble or the popular carnitas wrap. $$

Harrison’s Restaurant & Bar 25 Main St., Stowe, 253-7773; closed: Sun.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, live music n This cozy, subterranean dining room turns out elegant plates of seafood, steak, sandwiches and dessert. When it’s warm, peoplewatch from the porch. $$$

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Hearth & Candle 4323 Route 108, Smugglers’ Notch Resort, Jeffersonville, 644-8090; meals: Bru, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec. n One dining room serves families, another is a bar and a third is no-kids-allowed. A changing menu incorporates local ingredients into entrées such as rabbit stew and wild mushroom polenta. Brunch Tuesday through Thursday. $$$$

Hob Knob Inn Bar & Lounge 2364 Mountain Rd., Hob Knob Inn, Stowe, 253-8549; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n This intimate après-ski lounge housed in Stowe’s first ski lodge serves up chicken-jalapeño cheese balls, pulled-pork sandwiches and a burger with bacon mayo. Warm up by the game room fireplace. $

Picnic Social 433 Mountain Rd., Field Guide, Stowe, 221-4947; meals: Bru, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n

Cozy up around a backyard firepit for fanciful picnic-inspired plates such as spicy cider wings and s’mores. In summer, craft cocktails meet games of cornhole. Weekend brunch. $

Plate 91 Main St., Stowe, 253-2691; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Find Californiainspired salads, burgers and imaginative starters here — think vegan “crab cakes” with lemoncashew “aioli.” $$$

The Roost 4000 Mountain Rd., Topnotch Resort, Stowe, 253-8585; meals: L, D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n The lobby bar and restaurant specializes in small and shared plates of pork belly tacos and duck egg rolls. Sip a craft beer or cocktail while playing shuffleboard or bocce. $$

The Skinny Pancake 5781 Mountain Rd., Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, 253-3000; seasonal hours; meals: B, L, D; full bar, glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n The Spruce Peak location of the locavore crêperie offers slope-side “skinnies”

in sweet and savory flavors — plus munchies and craft beer perfect for après-ski. $

Solstice Restaurant 7412 Mountain Rd., Stowe Mountain Lodge, Stowe, 253-3560; meals: B, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Breakfasts such as cinnamon steel-cut oatmeal fuel mountain fun. At dinner, there’s lobster-and-truffle risotto and all-day braised short ribs in the elegant 110-seat dining room. $$$$

Valley Dream Farm 5901 Pleasant Valley Rd., Cambridge, 644-6598; seasonal hours; meals: D; BYOB, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Every Tuesday mid-June through midOctober, visitors tour the grounds by hayride then sit down to a farmfresh meal prepared by a local chef. $$$$$

Whip Bar & Grill 18 Main St., Green Mountain Inn, Stowe, 253-7301; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly, TV n The locavore tavern

fare here includes creative seafoods, steaks, salads and soups; the bar pours craft spirits and Vermont microbrews. Sunday brunch. $$$$

SNACK BARS/CARTS Burger Barn 4968 Route 15, Cambridge, 7303441; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; cash/check only, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Holy cow! This snack shack has a black-and-white-speckled roof and beef from Boyden Farm just down the road — but any burger can be made veggie. Get yours topped with smoked Gouda or Roquefort. $

Mountain View Snack Bar (two locations) 107 Route 15, Morrisville, 888-7393; 1801 Pucker St., Stowe, 696-9006; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; outdoor seating n This popular roadside stop has more than 200 menu items and 50 flavors of creemee. So you can count on tasty options, from popcorn chicken to cones of maple-nut. Open in summer. $

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TRADITIONAL Bustin Belly Bar, Grill & Deli 201 Lower Main St., Johnson, 332-3354; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, karaoke, live music, TV n Customers fill their bellies with Philly cheesesteaks or pizzas, or build their own breakfasts from the morning menu. $

The Canteen 5781 Mountain Rd., Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, 253-3000; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, veggiefriendly n Within Stowe Mountain Resort’s Adventure Center, families refuel with hand-tossed pizzas, ovenbaked subs, salads or sweets in a casual, cafeteria-style setting. $$

The Charlmont 116 Route 15, Morrisville, 888-4242; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n Chefowner Steve Benson’s beloved dishes include seafood chowder and Friday prime-rib buffets. Sunday brunch. $$

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511 Mountain Rd., Golden Eagle Resort, Stowe, 253-4811; meals: B; gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Area farms supply many of the ingredients at this bucolic breakfast spot located on a 40-acre resort. Try the Eggs Mansfield. $

823 S. Main St., Commodores Inn, Stowe, 253-7131; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, TV n The lakeside dining room is open year-round, serving New England classics including clam chowder. The Commodore Sports Lounge next door has nautical décor and pub fare seasonally. $$

5781 Mountain Rd., Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, 253-3000; seasonal hours; meals: B, L; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n At the top of the FourRunner Quad lift, skiers kick back over coffee, lunch or beer, then linger to admire local art in the Frog Hollow Art Gallery. $$

The Great Room Grill and Spruce Bar 5781 Mountain Rd., Spruce Camp Base Lodge, Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, 253-3000; seasonal hours; meals: B, L; full bar, glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Cafeteria-style food goes gourmet with soups, sandwiches and tacos, served in a grand dining room. $$

The Landmark Tavern 1015 Route 15, Johnson, 730-8228; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n A popular detour for Sunday cruisers, this local landmark is known for soft-serve and local brews, best enjoyed on the outdoor patio. Sunday breakfast. $

Main Street Dining Room 18 Main St., Green Mountain Inn, Stowe, 253-7301; meals: B; all-you-can-eat, gluten-free opts., lodging, veggie-friendly n A bountiful breakfast buffet features eggs, pancakes, muffins, fruits and homemade honey-oatmeal bread, served in a colonial setting. Afternoon tea and cookies from 4 to 5 p.m. $

Morse Mountain Grille 4323 Route 108, Smugglers’ Notch Resort, Jeffersonville, 644-1247; seasonal hours; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly, TV n When the mountain is open, this Smugglers’ Notch sit-down spot serves up steak and seafood. Lunch options include burgers, sandwiches and hearty salads. $$

River House Restaurant 123 Mountain Rd., Stowe Inn, Stowe, 253-4030; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: B, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, live music, TV n At this inn overlooking the Little River, the menu changes regularly to include dishes such as beer-battered haddock and penne Bolognese. $$$

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17 Lower Main St., Johnson, 635-8310; meals: L, D n The menu here includes all the classics: beef teriyaki, vegetable lo mein, sweet-and-sour chicken, and steamed dumplings. $

504 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-6000; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Named for chef-owner Patrick Sovikul’s childhood hometown outside of Bangkok, the Thai kitchen offers traditional dishes such as garlic-andpepper fish and massaman curry. Check out the sushi and martinis, too. $$

Lucky Buffet 66 Morrisville Plaza, Morristown, 888-0388; meals: L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly n Craving Chinese? A range of buffet options, from roast beef to crispy shrimp to lemon chicken, hits the spot. $$

New Fu Lin’s Chinese Restaurant 30 Fairground Plaza, Morrisville, 888-1818; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n Eclectic seafood dishes join lo mein, fried rice and combo plates on an expansive menu. $

Sanfo Chinese Restaurant 394 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-8888; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n The Chinese American fare here is friendly on the wallet: Lunch specials — an entrée plus vegetable fried rice and an egg roll — are just $6.50. Even the duck sauce is homemade. $

Wok ’n’ Roll 275 Munson Ave., Morrisville, 8888833; meals: L, D; vegan-friendly n Looking for a feast? Order the Hawaii Five-0: pork, chicken, beef, lobster and shrimp sautéed with mixed veggies. $

HIMALAYAN Nepali Cuisine 18 Bridge St., Morrisville, 888-5978; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: L, D; glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n Inside Riverbend Market, Raymond and Laxmi Dewan serve curries, momos and other foods from their native Nepal. $

JAPANESE Sushi Yoshi 1128 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-4135; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Hibachi service and bento boxes are available alongside uncommon sushi rolls. Skiers crowd the bar for free wings from 3 to 6 p.m. $$

BAKERIES & CAFÉS Cake & Crumb Bakery 27 Winter St., Morrisville, 888-4100; closed: Sun., Mon.; delivery, glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n In an old carriage barn, bakers decorate custom cakes for every occasion. Drop by the cheery retail space for coffee, tea or cocoa and a selection of sweet treats. The pies have been named the best in Lamoille County. $

Trapp Family Lodge Austrian Tea & Tap Room 700 Trapp Hill Rd., Stowe, 253-5705; meals: B, L; beer & wine, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Hikers, bikers and skiers unwind over Austrian pastries and sandwiches. Sip a von Trapp Brewing lager while taking in the stunning scenery. $

BARS, PUBS & CLUBS BARS/LOUNGES The Den 5781 Mountain Rd., Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, 253-3000; seasonal hours; full bar, live music n The ski resort’s old-school watering hole serves cold local beers — plus live music on the weekend.

Robbie’s Wildlife Refuge 196 Pond Rd., Jeffersonville, 6448837; meals: L, D; full bar, cash/ check only, outdoor seating, dance floor, karaoke, TV n Sip suds over long games of pool and pinball — this watering hole opens at noon. In summer, down a burger on the deck or play volleyball on the lawn. $

Stowe Bowl 1613 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-2494; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n A retro-style bowling alley strikes it big with burgers, sandwiches and flatbreads as well as shareable plates — think popcorn with Asiago, truffle oil and sea salt. $

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Tap 25 151 Main St., Stowe, 760-6481; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, outdoor seating, live music n Flatbreads, tacos and other munchies meet their match in craft beer — there are 25 taps. Note the California brews; the owners run a similar spot near San Francisco. $

BREWPUBS Brewster River Pub & Brewery 4087 Route 108, Jeffersonville, 6446366; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, dance floor, live music, TV n You can kick back with a pint of house-brewed beer and a burger — or try barbecue eats straight from the smoker. Live music most weekends. $$

Idletyme Brewing Company 1859 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-4765; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n Specializing in seasonal comfort food and small-batch craft beer, this dogand family-friendly brewpub comes with perks: an outdoor biergarten, lawn games and a fireside lounge. $$

Lost Nation Brewing 87 Old Creamery Rd., Morrisville, 851-8041; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n House-brewed goses, pilsners and single-hopped IPAs are on tap along with locally inspired fare. In warm weather, folks enjoy growlers in the outdoor biergarten, located just off the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail. $$

von Trapp Brewing Bierhall Restaurant 1333 Luce Hill Rd., Trapp Family Lodge, Stowe, 253-5750; meals: L, D; beer & wine, lodging, outdoor seating n At the base of Trapp Family Lodge’s recreational trail network, an Alpine beer hall specializes in Austrian-style brews, bratwursts, schnitzels and Linzertortes. $$

GASTROPUBS The Bench 492 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-5100; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n Close to the slopes, chefs sling wood-fired pizzas, roasted meats and burgers to accompany thoughtful cocktails and 25 beers on tap. Weekend lunch. $$

The Blue Donkey 1669 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-3100; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, outdoor seating,

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veggie-friendly, TV n “Kick-ass burgers” are the main attraction at this snowboard-themed joint, but diners also fill up on house-smoked barbecue, wraps and sandwiches. Dinner Friday and Saturday. $

Doc Ponds 294 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 760-6066; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n The celebrated team behind Hen of the Wood cooks up elevated pub grub. Pair a burger or smoked chicken with one of 24 draft beers, or linger by the fire over a cocktail and pie. $$

Hourglass Lounge 7412 Mountain Rd., Stowe Mountain Lodge, Stowe, 253-3560; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n The mountainside bistro prepares snacks, sandwiches and burgers from fresh, local ingredients. Wet your whistle with a local craft beer or signature cocktail. $$

PUBS The Backyard Tavern 395 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-9204; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n This dive draws ’em in with wings, cheeseburgers, TV, pool tables and a fireplace. Live music and DJs on the weekend. $

Burt’s Irish Pub 135 Luce Hill Rd., Stowe, 253-6071; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, live music, TV n Locals pour in for daily drink specials and bites both small (albóndiga sliders, jalapeño poppers) and large (barbecue ribs, chicken and waffles). Sunday brunch. $

Carriage Room Restaurant & Fireside Pub 876 Mountain Rd., Town & Country Resort, Stowe, 253-7595; seasonal hours; meals: B, D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n Dinner is served in the casual pub most Thursdays through Saturdays in winter. In summer and fall, outdoor enthusiasts and leaf peepers pop in for the daily country breakfast. $$

Charlie B’s Pub & Restaurant 1746 Mountain Rd., Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa, Stowe, 253-7355; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, live music, TV n This destination for deck dining, après-ski eats and live music offers more than 50 wines by the glass, 10 draft beers and farm-fresh, upscale comfort food. $$$

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Kirkwood’s Pub 744 Cape Cod Rd., Stowe Country Club, Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, 760-4653; seasonal hours; meals: L; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating n Dine by the golf course with views of the Worcester Range. Most folks come for lunch, but a bar menu is available until early evening. Open May through October. $

Martell’s at the Red Fox 87 Edwards Rd., Jeffersonville, 6445060; meals: Bru, D, LN; full bar, live music n Frequent live music, nightly specials and après-ski hours draw families in for burgers, sandwiches and more. Sunday brunch. $$

The Matterhorn 4969 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 2538198; meals: L, D; full bar, glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, dance floor, live music, TV n An après-ski destination since 1950, the Mountain Road landmark caters to locals and tourists alike. Try the sushi rolls. Weekend lunch offered seasonally. $

97 Portland St., Morrisville, 8518225; meals: Bru, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music, TV n The kitchen puts out burgers, Buffalo wings, and fish and chips until late. Live music nightly. Sunday brunch. $$

Rimrock’s Mountain Tavern 394 Mountain Rd., Suite 5, Stowe, 253-9593; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, dance floor, karaoke, live music, TV n Inside an Adirondack-style tavern, pub favorites include burgers, nachos, wraps and salads — plus indemand Vermont beers. Kids can hit up the game room. $

The Village Tavern 55 Church St., Smugglers Notch Inn, Jeffersonville, 644-6765; meals: D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veganfriendly, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n Located in the Smugglers Notch Inn, this watering hole has highquality pub fare and live music every Thursday. $$

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TASTING ROOMS The Alchemist 100 Cottage Club Rd., Stowe, 8828165; closed: Sun., Mon. n Beer pilgrims travel from near and far to snag cans of Heady Topper and Focal Banger — plus whatever else comes off the canning line that day — at one of Vermont’s seminal small-batch breweries.

Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits 64 Route 104, Cambridge, 644-8151; outdoor seating n In a restored 1875 carriage barn, visitors sample distilled spirits and liqueurs as well as ice and traditional wines and ciders crafted in the old-world manner. Tour the tank and barrel room, then order a gourmet cheese plate. $$

Green Mountain Distillers 171 Whiskey Run, Morrisville, 2530064; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed. n Fancy some handcrafted organic vodka or perhaps some maple liqueur? This distillery makes ’em both, as well as gin. Whiskey coming soon.

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Rock Art Brewery 632 LaPorte Rd., Morrisville, 8889400; closed: Sun. n The 100 percent solar-powered brewery offers everchanging drafts, from hop-forward double IPAs to barrel-aged Scotch ales.

Smugglers’ Notch Distillery 276 Main St., Jeffersonville, 3093077 n A father-and-son team started with a vodka that turned heads around the world. They’ve since added gin, whiskey and barrel-aged rum to their repertoire.

Stowe Cider 17 Town Farm Lane, Stowe, 2532065; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thu. n How ’bout these apples? Smallbatch, seasonal and barrel-aged ciders are crafted from Vermont fruits and sampled in a rustic tasting room.

Ten Bends Beer 590 E. Main St., Hyde Park, 521-7139; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thu. n Tap rotations include the malty Rotary Chaos IPA and the smooth black Cold Moon ale. Food trucks on spring and summer weekends.

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WINE BARS Cork Wine Bar & Market of Stowe 35 School St., Stowe, 760-6143; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n Home to one of Vermont’s largest natural wine collections, this bar pours more than 15 varietals — and several local beers — by the glass. Snack on cheese, chicken-liver mousse or smoked salmon chowder. $$

Swirl Wine Bar 1799 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 2538606; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n Inside Stowe Wine and Cheese, a wine bar and café offers 25 pours by the glass or in flights. Local and imported cheeses and gourmet panini form the heart of the menu. $$

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COFFEE/TEA The Beanery 5781 Mountain Rd., Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, 253-3000; meals: B, L n Baristas perk up patrons with locally roasted coffee and espresso drinks. In the morning, there are fresh pastries and hefty breakfast sandwiches; later, it’s all about smoothies, juices and treats. $

Black Cap Coffee & Beer 144 Main St., Stowe, 253-2123; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The quiches, muffins and croissants are baked on-site at this beloved coffee stop and gallery. Swing by for a morning espresso or a weekend beer tasting. $

PK Coffee 1880 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 760-6151; meals: B, L; beer & wine, outdoor seating n Single-origin coffees can be brewed via pour-over or as espresso at this community-focused café. Grab a cappuccino and a pastry — or sit down for a grilled cheese on Elmore Mountain Bread. $

The Railroad Café 10 Railroad St., Morrisville, 8882277; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Warm up with a specialty cappuccino — the coffee beans hail from cult roaster Counter Culture Coffee. The hemp, soy and nut milks are made in-house, as are the New York-style breakfast sandwiches, crêpes and lunch items. $

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990 Mountain Rd., Grey Fox Inn, Stowe, 253-8921; meals: B, Bru; full bar, lodging, veggie-friendly n At the Grey Fox inn, diners choose from nearly 80 varieties of crêpe-like pannekoek in sweet and savory flavors. $$

700 Trapp Hill Rd., Stowe, 253-8511; meals: B, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n Picturesque views and candlelit dining enhance elegant plates of braised wiener schnitzel, venison saddle and truffled cheddar gnocchi. $$$$

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Swiss Fondue by Heinz 48 S. Main St., Stowe, 999-8785; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec. n Chef Heinz Remmel brings a taste of the Alps to Stowe Village with his authentic fondue and crêpes. Lunch Thursday through Sunday. $$$

Trapp Family Lodge Lounge 700 Trapp Hill Rd., Stowe, 253-8511; meals: L, D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n The laid-back alternative to Trapp’s main dining room features live jazz piano. In summer, take in the mountain vista from the patio. $$$

ITALIAN/PIZZERIAS Angelina’s Restaurant 49 Route 15, Cambridge, 644-2011; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n You can’t miss this roadside pizzeria seven miles southwest of Smugglers’ Notch. Outside, it’s painted green, white and red for the Italian flag; inside, all the dough and sauces are homemade. $

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Downtown Pizzeria & Pub

Jeffersonville Pizza Department

21 Lower Main St., Johnson, 6357626; closed: Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, karaoke, live music, TV n The Italian American owners of this eatery know their pizza and Parm. Entertainment ranges from live bluegrass to pool and darts. $

158 Main St., Jeffersonville, 6445550; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, veggie-friendly, TV n Upstairs from 158 Main Restaurant & Bakery, a pizzeria dishes out pies, pastas, stromboli, subs and more. $

Fire Tower Pizza 1208 Route 12, Elmore Store, Lake Elmore, 888-2296; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; beer & wine, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n At the back of the Elmore Store, chef Jimmy Kalp makes hot pies with fresh, local ingredients. Nearby Elmore Mountain Bread supplies the crusts, which are made with freshmilled, northeastern grains. $$

Hoagie’s Pizza & Pasta 65 Northgate Ave., Morristown, 8885565; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n Diners will find the pizzas and pastas here that the name suggests, as well as quick-service hot and cold sandwiches. $

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Junior’s at Stowe 18 Edson Hill Rd., Stowe, 253-5677; closed: Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, live music, TV n The wood-fired pizzas, homemade pastas and fresh-baked sweets build on the success of two family-run restaurants in and around Burlington. $$$

Morrisville House of Pizza 30 Munson Ave., Mountain View Plaza, Morrisville, 888-5200; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggiefriendly n Chef-owner Metros Georgiadis cooks Greek-style pizzas, pastas, calzones and grinders from his own recipes. Customers rave about the pepperoni pie. $

1899 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-4411; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, dance floor, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n Chefs spinning New York-style pies in the open kitchen provide family entertainment at this pizza, pasta and salad joint. The game room ensures there’s never a dull moment. $$

The Pizza Joint 383 Moscow Rd., Moscow Schoolhouse Store, Stowe, 2534172; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Stromboli stuffed with steak, onions and cheese is a standout among the usual pizzeria staples. Nearly everything is made from scratch, and there’s craft beer to go. $

Trattoria La Festa 4080 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 2538480; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Home-style pastas and grilled meats transport diners to the chef-owners’ native Italy. Peruse the award-winning wine list of more than 250 Italian bottles. $$$

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MARKETS The Butchery 504 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-1444; closed: Mon.; meals: L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Butcher shop, fishmonger and fromagerie in one, this market also has a strong sandwich menu. Order a classic Reuben or prosciutto Caprese. $$

Commodities Natural Market 512 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-4464; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Grocery shoppers stock up on Vermont-roasted coffee, baked goods, and gourmet grab-andgo dishes such as tortellini salad and tabbouleh. $

The Farm Store 168 Main St., Jeffersonville, 6449463; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The green grocer stocks produce, meats and baked goods from local farms and artisans, and the kitchen preps items such as roasted-tomato-pesto bisque and Moroccan chickpea salad. $

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Harvest Market 1031 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 2533800; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Salads, sandwiches, entrées and baked goods are made fresh daily at the gourmet takeout café, which also stocks cheeses, meats, pantry items and wines. $$

Morrisville Food Co-op 46 Pleasant St., Morristown, 8882255; meals: L n Everything at the co-op market is fresh and local. Grab soup or salad for lunch, or wines, cheeses, meats and produce for home. $

The Pantry 5781 Mountain Rd., Stowe Mountain Resort, Stowe, 253-3000; seasonal hours; meals: B, L n Local artisanal products are the focus of this upscale resort market. Stock up on snacks, sandwiches or prepared meals before getting out on the mountain. Craft beers, ciders and wines are perfect for DIY après-ski. $

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109 Main St., Stowe, 585-5785; meals: L, D; beer & wine n Hundreds of craft beers, ciders and wines keep company with Vermont cheeses and other gourmet snacks in the market storefront. In the tasting bar, visitors sit down for full pours, cheese plates and panini. $

1190 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 253-6245; meals: D; full bar, live music n The Mexican fare includes hibiscus-glazed chicken and ancho-rubbed steak, along with tacos, enchiladas and burritos. Find dozens of tequilas at the bar and bands onstage several nights a week. $$

SOUTH OF THE BORDER MEXICAN El Toro 82 Lower Main St., Morrisville, 5217177; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly, live music n Tamales, pozoles and huevos rancheros — oh, my! Morrisville’s from-scratch Mexican joint uses local ingredients and recipes from the chef-owner’s abuela. $

SWEETS Laughing Moon Chocolates 78 S. Main St., Stowe, 253-9591; outdoor seating n Best known for its candy confections, the chocolatier also offers specialty coffees, teas and hot chocolates with homemade marshmallows. Daily chocolatedipping demos at 2 p.m. $

Stowe Ice Cream 112 Main St., Stowe, 253-0995; seasonal hours; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Pure bourbon vanilla, Barry Callebaut chocolate, and organic fruits and nuts go into the scoop shop’s small-batch ice creams, sorbets and sundaes. Open May through September. $

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What started as a vacation led to an unexpected vocation for Leslie and Brian Mulcahy. In the early 1990s, when they were living in Rhode Island and working in the corporate world, the married couple traveled to Vermont’s Northeast Kingdom for a stay at the romantic Rabbit Hill Inn. The 19-room bed-and-breakfast dates back to 1795, and it became a frequent destination for the Mulcahys. Leslie still recalls an appetizer she enjoyed at Rabbit Hill more than 25 years ago: smoked-chicken-and-goat-cheese ravioli. “I’ll never forget it,” she said. The Mulcahys, now in their late fifties, befriended the innkeepers and soon decided to make a life change: In 1994, they moved to Waterford to help run the biz. When the owners retired three years later, the Mulcahys purchased the property; they’ve been running the inn ever since. “It wasn’t by design or intention,” Leslie said. “It unfolded chapter by chapter very serendipitously.” And the story continues. In 2017, Travel + Leisure ranked Rabbit Hill among the top 100 hotels in the world — and No. 6 in the U.S. Not staying overnight? Day visitors can get a taste of the hospitality at dinnertime. Every table in the intimate dining room is reserved for one party per evening. Meals unfold at a leisurely pace, making diners feel both at home and like special guests. As a gas fireplace flickers, supper starts with a loaf of oatmeal-molasses bread warm from the oven, presented on a cutting board with a pat of butter shaped like a rabbit. Executive chef Andrew Hunter’s offerings range from traditional to contemporary, American to Asian. On a late November weekend, appetizers were as varied as turkeyvegetable soup and red-snapper sashimi. Entrées included a goat cheese gnudi with vegetables and a creative yet comforting Moroccan lamb ragout with chickpea cavatelli, feta, greens and a poached egg. Rabbit Hill sits on a small rise amid a cluster of white clapboard buildings, across from the town church and library, in a village that’s home to fewer than 100 people. A moonlit walk in light snow, or a stroll as the sun sinks late on a summer evening, stretches a memorable meal into a getaway. SALLY POLLAK

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AMERICAN BARBECUE/SOUL FOOD Hobo’s Cafe 18 Cross St., Island Pond, 7235054; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: B, L n “I’m a Vermont boy cooking Texas-style barbecue ... It’s my love; it’s my passion,” says pitmaster Rob McComiskey. He channels his enthusiasm into brisket, ribs, pulled pork and homestyle breakfasts. $$

Brenda’s Homestyle Cookin’ 125 Main St., Newport, 487-9372; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Servers deliver cups of joe with a smile. Order a bowl of biscuits and gravy, or try the steak-and-cheese sandwich. $

Martha’s Diner 585 Route 5, Coventry, 754-6800; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Inside a chrome dining car, hungry guests find poutine, plate-size pancakes, and fried chicken and waffles, all griddled on a flat-top behind the counter. $

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Connie’s Kitchen

686 Broad St., Lyndonville, 6269890; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n Feel like stepping back in time? Not much has changed at this neighborly spot since it first started serving up sizzling skillet breakfasts and homemade cream pies in 1951. $

4 S. Main St., Hardwick, 472-6607; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; veggiefriendly n Small-town charm meets homemade soups and sandwiches on house-baked bread — a business model that’s been going strong since 1991. $

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Willoughby’s Restaurant

32 Depot St., Lyndonville, 626-9713; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n What started as a country catering company is now a busy café for globally inspired home cooking — think refried-bean chimichangas and pasta puttanesca. $

2559 Mountain Rd., Burke Mountain Resort, East Burke, 626-7461; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, veggiefriendly nn French toast stuffed with bananas and chocolate and a corned-beef hash skillet are among the breakfasts at Burke’s resort restaurant. Upscale dinner options include bacon-wrapped scallops. $$$

The Fusion Bar & Grill 4992 Memorial Dr., Maplewood Lodge, St. Johnsbury, 427-3332; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, dance floor, karaoke, live music, TV n This motel restaurant claims to serve the “world’s hottest wings,” and its flatbreads cook for just 45 seconds in the “world’s fastest pizza oven.” $$

Gil’s Bar & Grill 793 Route 5A, WilloughVale Inn, Orleans, 525-4123; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, TV n Sup on stuffed pork chop or pasta Bolognese in a small dining room with dramatic views of Lake Willoughby. $$$

1194 Main St., Suite 101, St. Johnsbury, 751-1171; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Just down the street from the Fairbanks Museum & Planetarium, folks can order the Fairbanks sandwich: rare roast beef with Cabot cheddar and wasabihorseradish mayo. $

Little G’s Deli & Pizza 33 Railroad Sq., Newport, 334-1435; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n It’s a gas station. It’s a liquor store. It’s ... a deli-restaurant serving roast beef sandwiches, cheesy slices and cups of broccoli-cheddar soup! $

Lyndonville Bagel Depot 721 Broad St., Lyndonville, 6263574; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts. n Starting at 5 a.m. daily, locals order bagels by the dozen in flavors ranging from French toast to baconpecorino. $

Roasters Café and Deli 4267 Route 5, Newport, 334-6556; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n “Get your usual ... unusually good!” promises this café. Diners help themselves to coffee, then order lunchtime favorites such as the maple-turkey sandwich. $

DINER Anthony’s Diner 321 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 7483613; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n “All-homemade everything” is the family-run diner’s tagline. Hot turkey dinners and the Woodsman burger are big hits. No dinner on Sunday. $

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1058 Main St., Concord, 695-2950; meals: B, L, D n Families and truckers converge for comfort food along the Moose River. In the morning, two eggs with toast costs just $1.75. $

The Parson’s Corner

14 Glover Rd., Barton, 525-4500; closed: Tues.; meals: B, Bru, L n In a 19th-century parsonage, chef-owner Dave Rath serves poached eggs in ham-and-sausage gravy — and a gooey Reuben packed with housesmoked pastrami. $

The Village Restaurant 79 S. Main St., Hardwick, 472-5701; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Seat yourself at Hardwick’s downtown diner, serving breakfast all day. Everything from the meatloaf to the mozzarella-stick grilled cheese is made fresh to order. $

NEW AMERICAN Alice’s Table 4850 Route 242, Jay Peak Resort, Jay, 327-2323; seasonal hours; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly, live music, TV n Resort visitors and families dine on semiformal farmto-table cuisine in the Tram Haus lodge. Dinner Friday and Saturday during ski season. $$$

Bailiwicks on Mill 98 Mill St., St. Johnsbury, 424-1215; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., live music n Enjoy duck spring rolls, lemon-pepper cod or braised brisket while dining on the deck of a converted mill. Lunch Friday through Sunday. $$$

Goodfellas Restaurant & Tavern

59 Parker Rd., Danville, 748-4249; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, TV n Try a Spicy Clucker brick-oven pizza — made with a Buffalo-dip base — or the Ver-Monte Cristo fried-chicken sandwich, topped with cheddar, bacon, cranberry and maple syrup. Lunch on Saturday. $$

Juniper’s at the Wildflower Inn 2059 Darling Hill Rd., Lyndonville, 626-8310; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: B, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n The country inn’s hearty, healthy food includes marinated hanger steak and roasted curried cauliflower. Weekend breakfast. Closed April and November. $$

H Rabbit Hill Inn (see page 96) 48 Lower Waterford Rd., Lower Waterford, 748-5168; closed: Wed.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Candlelit dining meets seasonally changing locavore fare. Before dinner, sip a Vermont beer or craft cocktail at the Snooty Fox pub. $$$$

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The Wine Gate Restaurant 25 Depot Sq., St. Johnsbury, 7483288; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n n For pub fare, homemade soups and 20 different kinds of panini, this downtown hub can’t be beat. And there’s vino, of course. $

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Cajun’s Snack Bar 1594 Route 100, Lowell, 744-2002; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; outdoor seating nn Menu items range from classic to Cajun — from house-ground burgers to breaded alligator nuggets — at the family-run roadside hot spot. Open April through September. $

Chowder Shack 84 Fyfe Dr., Newport; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly nn Enjoy lobster rolls, kale salads or, yes, creamy New England clam chowder on the porch of a lakeside fish shack. Open May through Labor Day. $

Copper Plate at River’s Edge Farm Stand 776 Glover Rd., Barton, 323-4000; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; outdoor seating nn Fresh produce and seafoods are among the farmstand food truck’s “picked-to-plate” provisions. Open May through October. $

Mountain View Snack Bar 144 Vermont Ave., Hardwick, 4723053; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly nn Next to a mini-golf course, a decadesold snack bar boasts an encyclopedic menu, from popcorn chicken to fried pickles to pastrami sandwiches. Open April through September. $

Paddie’s Snack Bar 193 E. Main St., Jay, 988-2599; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly nn Fresh, fried-to-order seafood is the rural snack bar’s claim to fame. The homemade soups and signature veggie sandwich are popular, too. $

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1688 Route 105, Newport Center, 334-0100; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L, D; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n n Swing by the casual roadside stop for a fish fry basket, a melty chickencordon-bleu sandwich or, in summer, lawn games. $

774 Main St., Lyndon, 626-8685; meals: L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly n When a brother and sister run the restaurant, you can count on it being family-friendly. Meals include barbecued ribs with baked beans and mac and cheese. $

56 Gale St., Canaan, 266-8833; meals: L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly, TV n Try your hand at the candlestick pins — or kick back over pizza and tequila shots at the bowling alley’s watering hole. $

STEAKHOUSE/ SEAFOOD The Creamery Restaurant 46 Hill St., Danville, 684-3616; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, outdoor seating nn Travel off the beaten path for specials such as haddock chowder and apple-pork ravioli tossed in maple-bacon cream sauce. $$$

The Derby Cow Palace 3111 Route 5, Derby, 766-4724; meals: L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, live music, TV nn A seven-foot taxidermied polar bear greets visitors at the door. Inside, diners dig into a bottomless salad bar and plates of New England seafood, aged beef and elk. $$

The Freighthouse 1000 Broad St., Lyndonville, 6261400; meals: B, Bru, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n Organic farmers serve homegrown burgers, soups and salads from a café inside an 1868 freight house. After lunch, get a scoop at the adjacent Carmen’s Ice Cream. $

The Jay Village Inn & Restaurant 1078 Route 242, Jay, 988-2306; meals: B, L, D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, TV n The relaxed family pub has been feeding hungry souls three meals per day for more than 30 years. Evening faves include specialty pizzas and slow-smoked ribs. $$$

ASIAN CHINESE Asia Restaurant 17 Depot St., Lyndonville, 626-3382; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n House specialties include spicy shrimp and Volcano Beef: a meaty sauté with snow peas, pineapple, peppers and water chestnuts. $

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TRADITIONAL The Brown Cow 350 E. Main St., Newport, 334-7887; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly nn You can get pancakes, an omelette or a burger at a neighborhood spot reminiscent of Grandma’s kitchen. $

Carriage House Café & Grill 27 Water St., Orleans, 754-1010; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, veggiefriendly nn The steaks and burgers are local and the waffles fresh-pressed at this family-run eatery inside a historic livery. $$

Danville Restaurant & Inn 86 Route 2, Danville, 684-3484; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L, D; full bar, all-you-can-eat, lodging, reserv. rec. n n More than 400 teapots decorate the Victorian inn’s dining room, and the owner bakes breads daily. Dinner Thursday through Saturday. $$

The East Side Restaurant & Pub

Le Belvedere

100 Main St., Suite 200, Newport, 487-9147; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veganfriendly, live music n Gaze out at Lake Memphremagog while dining on tapas, seafoods or local meats. Specials include sushi night. $$$

Northland Restaurant & Lounge 114 Gale St., Canaan, 266-3988; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., live music n Try the savory tourtière — a French-Canadian meat pie — but save room for a dessert slice brimming with blueberries or coconut cream. Live bands on Saturday night. $

Quimby Country 1127 Forest Lake Rd., Averill, 8225533; seasonal hours; meals: B, D; BYOB, lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n This historic fishing lodge offers familystyle dinners and lobster bakes on select weekends from Memorial Day through Labor Day. $$$

Three Ponds Restaurant 12 Route 15, West Danville, 2273300; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n On the Lamoille Valley Rail Trail, the family restaurant churns out breakfast plates of corned-beef hash and biscuits and gravy. At lunch, bikers fuel up on grilled sandwiches and taco salads. $

New Century

264 Portland St., St. Johnsbury, 748-2338; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Many locals say New Century puts out the best Chinese food in the area. The wonton soup and sesame chicken are favorites. $

New East Garden 169 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 748-9088; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Beef with broccoli, Hunan scallops, spring rolls and scallion pancakes: All the familiar classics are available, and in the hefty portions you’d expect. $

PAN-ASIAN Dusit Thai Cuisine 158 Main St., Newport, 487-9305; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n Order sushi from a Japanese master, or enjoy authentic Thai specialties such as khao soi and fragrant coconut curry. Closed the last Tuesday of every month. $

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THAI Kham’s Thai Cuisine 1112 Memorial Dr., St. Johnsbury, 751-8424; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n At St. Johnsbury’s only Thai restaurant, the seafood is fresh, and so are the veggies. Try the red curry with shrimp. $

BAKERIES & CAFÉS Auntie Dee Dees Homemade VT Baked Goods 185 Mountain Rd., East Burke, 5351206; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thu.; meals: B, L n Baker Danielle Ekasala channels 30 years of experience into artisan breads, baguette sandwiches, and pastries such as croissants, cinnamon rolls and fruit Danishes. $

NORTHEAST KINGDOM 626 Broad St., Lyndonville, 626-8886; meals: L, D; full bar, all-you-can-eat, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Sip a smoothie made with passionfruit, kiwi or blueberry alongside an all-youcan-eat Chinese feast. $

47 Landing St., Newport, 334-2340; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, all-youcan-eat, delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly, live music, TV nn Sit in the waterfront dining room or garden terrace at a spot best known for its Sunday brunch, prime rib and fresh seafood. Weekend breakfast. $$$

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Bentley’s Bakery and Café

20 Hill St., Danville, 684-3385; closed: Tues.; meals: B, L; veggiefriendly n From-scratch mousse bombs, éclairs, lemon bars and cakes by the slice will satisfy any sweet tooth. Bakers prepare bagels and quiche daily. $

Bread&Butter 139 Eastern Ave., St. Johnsbury, 424-1590; closed: Sun., Tues.; meals: B, L; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This bakery and café blends global influences with local ingredients. On the menu: housemade breads and pastries, breakfast sandwiches, shakshuka, and brisket with squash. $$

Jocelyn & Cinta’s Bake Shop 150 Main St., Newport, 334-4034; closed: Tues.; meals: B, L; veggiefriendly n Breads, sweets, cakes and pies are handmade daily at the Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center. Pair a treat with a sampling at Eden Specialty Ciders, under the same roof. $

Peacham Café 643 Bayley Hazen Rd., Peacham, 357-4040; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: B, Bru, L; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Seasonal produce from nearby farms makes its way into the community-supported café’s baked goods, hearty soups and sandwiches. $

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316 Dry Pond Rd., Glover, 5258891; seasonal hours; meals: B, Bru, L; beer & wine, cash/check only, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, live music n Java lovers and yogis from next door’s Kingdom Yoga find locally roasted coffee along with baked goods, breakfast quesadillas and light lunches. Open in spring and summer. $

482 Route 114, East Burke, 626-1188; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, live music n Just off Kingdom Trails, find classed-up pub fare — think Scotch eggs, poutine with chorizo and maple gravy, and local pints. $$

BARS, PUBS & CLUBS BARS/LOUNGES Bear Den Lounge 2559 Mountain Rd., Mid-Burke Lodge, Burke Mountain Resort, East Burke, 626-7400; seasonal hours; full bar, lodging, live music n Friendly vibes abound at Burke’s mid-mountain bar. Sip a brew by the fireplace. Live bands on winter Saturdays. $

The Hub Trailside 2099 Darling Hill Rd., Lyndonville, 626-8444; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; beer & wine, vegan-friendly n At the end of a day spent on Kingdom Trails, swing by this bike shop and bar for an afternoon brewski or snack. $

Lake House Saloon 64 Main St., Suite A, Barton, 5256666; full bar, cash/check only, outdoor seating, live music n Craft brews, frozen drinks and good tunes draw visitors to this lively watering hole near Crystal Lake.

Mike’s Tiki Bar 44 Belden Hill Rd., East Burke; seasonal hours; meals: D; beer & wine, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Roll on over from the Kingdom Trails to this open-air bar for local brews and good company. Food trucks most nights. Open May through October. $

BREWPUBS Saint J Brewery 2002 Memorial Dr., Suite 6, Green Mountain Mall, St. Johnsbury, 4241700; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly, TV n Brewery owner Scott Salmonsen aspires to “save the Green Mountain Mall” by serving Belgian-style beers and hoagie sandwiches to Red Soxloving locals. $

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Kingdom Taproom 397 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 424-1355; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly, live music n This 12-tap pub has been a community hub since 2014. Pair a craft cocktail or Hill Farmstead brew with a charcuterie plate, sandwich or flatbread. Lunch Tuesday through Sunday. $

Newport Ciderhouse Bar & Grill 150 Main St., Newport, 334-1791; seasonal hours; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly, TV n The Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center’s farm-to-table pub offers smoked meats, burgers, entrée salads and an array of sips. $$

PUBS Chez Pidgeon 1282 Route 114, Norton, 822-5258; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n In winter, snowmobilers crowd into the trailside bar for hearty pub fare. Burgers and brews are a solid bet year-round. $

The Foundry Pub & Grille 830 Jay Peak Rd., Jay Peak Resort, Jay, 327-2500; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Smoked wings, brisket poutine and Cajun shrimp flatbreads are cooked in the central ceramic oven. At breakfast, steel-cut oats hit the spot. $$$

The Gap Pub and Grill 280 Route 5A, Westmore, 525-4187; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music, TV n The “Gappatizers” at this friendly locals’ pub include fried green beans and poutine. Pair a burger with a Vermont beer. Live music on the weekend. $

K.T. Ray’s on the Pond 69 Cross St., Island Pond, 723-4590; closed: Mon.; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n On the shores of Island Pond, cozy up to an Irish coffee, a barbecue-pork grilled cheese or Buffalo chicken lasagna. $

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223 Sherburne Lodge Rd., Burke Mountain Resort, East Burke, 6267390; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, karaoke, TV n Burke’s base lodge serves up pub fare, local beers and views of the slopes — plus pool and darts. Weekend lunch during ski season. $$

2370 Route 5, West Burke, 4673437; seasonal hours n Close to Kingdom Trails, this rustic red brewery and taproom fills pints and growlers with beers such as maplekissed Sugarhouse Road Ale. Open mid-May through October.

The View Pub 2559 Mountain Rd., Burke Mountain Resort, East Burke, 626-7400; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Loosen your ski boots and defrost with corned-beef poutine or an ahi tuna burger. On warmer days, break into a lobster bake on the deck with a view of Willoughby Gap. $$

TASTING ROOMS Artesano Mead 1334 Scott Hwy., Groton, 584-9000; seasonal hours; outdoor seating n Sample delicate, honey-based wines in a tasting room and retail shop. When the weather’s warm, treat yourself to handmade ice cream. $

Caledonia Spirits 46 Log Yard Dr., Hardwick, 472-8000; seasonal hours; outdoor seating n Honey lends a subtle sweetness to the award-winning distillery’s flagship Barr Hill Gin. The barrel-aged Tom Cat Gin is a bartender favorite.

Eden Specialty Ciders 150 Main St., Newport, 895-2838; seasonal hours n Sample ice ciders, aperitif ciders and naturally sparkling hard ciders at a tasting bar inside the Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center.

Hill Farmstead Brewery 403 Hill Rd., Greensboro Bend, 533-7450; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; outdoor seating n Beer geeks the world over brave dirt roads for a taste of Shaun Hill’s famous brews. Sip an experimental, hop-driven pale ale or a delicate, springy saison. Food trucks on summer weekends.

Kingdom Brewing 1876 Route 105, Newport, 334-7096; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed. n Sap collected on-site enlivens the Maple Nut Brown Ale, while spruce tips picked in late spring flavor Captain Jack’s Smoked Spruce Ale. Sip samples of each, or fill a growler to go.

Red Barn Brewing 2170 Oneida Rd., Danville, 684-9749; seasonal hours; live music n Inside a historic barn, Peter McAlenney’s small-batch brews flow from five draft lines. Food trucks and live bands on summer weekends.

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Café at Gato Nero Press 190 Eastern Ave., Suite 6, St. Johnsbury, 748-2900; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n At a friendly café inside a print shop, the coffee is fair trade and organic, and the pastries are made by local artisans. $

Café Lotti 603 Route 114, East Burke, 427-3633; meals: B, L n Sip a pre-ski espresso or cold-brew in the sanctuary of an 1863 church. Fare includes sandwiches, pastries, soups and salads. $

Edmund’s Coffee Shop 2559 Mountain Rd., Burke Mountain Resort, East Burke, 626-7400; seasonal hours; meals: B, L; glutenfree opts., lodging, veggie-friendly n In a resort coffeehouse, lodgers perk up over organic cups of joe and light bites, from breakfast sandwiches to pastries. $

Grindstone Café 102 Depot St., Lyndonville, 6260724; closed: Sun.; meals: B; glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n Wake up on the right side of the bed with coffee and pastries in an art-filled community space featuring a yoga studio upstairs. $

Locally Social Coffee 21 Memorial Dr., St. Johnsbury, 7519119; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Organic, fair-trade beans are served in drip, espresso and cold-brew formats. Try a mocha — the owners roast the cacao beans in-house. $

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EURO GERMAN Derby Line Village Inn 440 Main St., Derby Line, 873-5071; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: Bru, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec. n Austrian-born chef Fritz Halbedl makes the sausages, schnitzels, strudels and spaetzles by hand in this historic inn near the Canadian border. Sunday brunch. $$

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ITALIAN/PIZZERIAS Cantina di Gerardo 378 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 748-0598; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thu.; meals: L, D; full bar, glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n Friendly service and ample portions of Italian American standbys — calzones and bacon-wrapped scallops among them — draw diners here. $$

Foggy Goggle Osteria 66 Belden Hill Rd., Burke, 427-3500; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, veganfriendly n Italian classics — eggplant Parmesan, blistery pizzas, spaghetti with meatballs — mingle with burgers and local brews. Mexican specials on Monday. $$$

Hardwick House of Pizza 387 Wolcott St., Hardwick, 4723380; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n Established in 1986, this Greek-style house of pizza serves all the basic pies — plus calzones, grinders and pastas. $

Hoagie’s Pizza & Pasta (three locations) 4397 Route 5, Derby, 334-5880; 58 Waterfront Plaza, Suite 7, Newport, 334-0200; 6583 Memorial Dr., Lyndonville, 626-4385; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n Diners will find the pizzas and pastas here that the name suggests, as well as quick-service hot and cold sandwiches. $$

Jesse’s Little Kitchen 30 Elm St., Island Pond, 723-6276; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n Large cheese pizzas cost just $7.99 at this Italian-inspired takeout spot. Also up for grabs: salads, sandwiches, and preordered cakes and pies. $

Kingdom Crust Co. 1216 Railroad St., St. Johnsbury, 424-2328; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Affordable and family-run, this pizzeria tops nonGMO-flour crusts with local produce and meats. $

Lyndonville House of Pizza 93 Main St., Lyndonville, 626-4500; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, veggie-friendly, TV n Kids and their parents stop in for pizzas, pastas and Greek specialties. Regulars rave about the baklava. $

Mountain Man Pizza 1261 Scott Hwy., Groton, 584-9900; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: L, D; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Groton’s one-man pizza shop fires up thin-crust rounds topped with local bacon, pepperoni, tomatoes, basil and more. $$

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Vermont Pie & Pasta Company 4278 Route 5, Derby Center, 3347770; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Don’t be fooled by the restaurant’s name: The cuisine goes beyond hand-tossed Neapolitan pies and housemade pastas to include burgers, steaks and seafoods. $$

MARKETS Buffalo Mountain Food Co-op & Café 39 S. Main St., Hardwick, 472-6020; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n “Food for people, not for profit” is the mantra of this Main Street cooperative. Sip a made-toorder smoothie with your vegan, vegetarian or locavore meal. $

My Farmers Market 1261 Scott Hwy., Groton, 584-9900; closed: Mon.; gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Dozens of local farmers and food artisans stock the village market with cheeses, meats, breads and gourmet prepared foods. Mountain Man Pizza shares the storefront.

Newport Natural Market & Café 194 Main St., Newport, 334-2626; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n For more than 30 years, locals have relied on Newport’s downtown market for baked goods and daily changing prepared foods, from potato samosas to turkey meatloaf. $

161 County Rd., West Glover, 5253366; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D, LN; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music, pub quiz/ trivia, TV n This laid-back locale was one of the first to carry draft beers from nearby Hill Farmstead Brewery. It’s also a great destination for craft pizzas and chill company. $

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Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center

87 S. Main St., Hardwick, 472-7126; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Toppings for these handmade, thin-crust pizzas are sourced from area farms. At the bar, find 18 beers on tap and imaginative cocktails. $$

St. Johnsbury House of Pizza 287 Portland St., St. Johnsbury, 748-5144; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n Time-tested recipes yield Greek specialties such as

466 Route 114, East Burke, 626-4611; meals: B, L, D; outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Peruse the wine room and Vermont artisan goods as deli attendants prepare your madeto-order breakfast burrito, chef’s salad or sandwich. $

150 Main St., Newport, 334-1790; seasonal hours; beer & wine, glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n This innovative indoor market houses a pub, bakery, coffee shop, cider-and-spirits tasting bar, and dozens of local artisans. $

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SOUTH OF THE BORDER CARIBBEAN/LATIN Havana 802 41 S. Main St., Hardwick, 472-6000; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n In a cozy village restaurant, the chef cooks up classic Cuban dishes such as ropa vieja, fried sweet plantains and potato-beef croquettes. Fish specials on Friday. $$

MEXICAN America’s Taco Shop 5043 Route 5, Derby Center, 4879309; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D n Mexicali native America GuzmanCortez serves take-out tacos and burritos stuffed with machaca, carne asada and puerco en salsa verde. $

SWEETS Artesano Ice Cream 1334 Scott Hwy., Groton, 584-9000; seasonal hours n This handmade frozen flavors are always changing — local faves include cardamom ice cream and elderberry sorbet. Sample delicate honey wines inside the adjacent meadery. $

Milk House Ice Cream 292 Portland St., St. Johnsbury, 748-1943; seasonal hours; outdoor seating n The roadside stand is painted black and white, like a Holstein. Folks line up for large scoops, sundaes and thick shakes from April through August. $

Rubylee’s Ice Cream & More 405 Route 114, East Burke, 274-3641; seasonal hours; outdoor seating n Picnic tables with umbrellas keep the beating sun at bay as customers dig into coconut-almond sundaes or maple-bacon razzles — that’s a maple creemee blended with bacon bits. Open May through October. $

Tim & Doug’s Ice Cream 54 Coventry St., Pick & Shovel, Newport, 334-8370, ext. 4; seasonal hours; outdoor seating, veganfriendly n Locals swoon for sundaes and “flurries” whipped with candy at a hardware-shop ice cream stop. Open April through October. $

7 Breezy Ave., Greensboro, 855533-2621; meals: B, L n This beloved old-school general store is a one-stop shop for gas, clothing, groceries, breakfast sandwiches and deli fare — not to mention craft brews. $

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Twenty-two minutes south of the Canadian border, St. Albans is known for its long-running maple festival, its sizable dairy cooperative and as the former home of the largest railway in New England. The city is more cowsmopolitan than cosmopolitan. But walk into Catalyst Coffee Bar, and you might think you’ve stumbled across the international line and into a hip Montréal café. Lining one exposed-brick wall are intimate seating nooks — some with soft, comfy chairs; others with tables and plugs for the laptop crowd. On the other end of the technological spectrum, an old typewriter invites aspiring writers to click and clack away on its keys, channeling Hemingway. The counter area, however, is more like a science lab. At Catalyst, the preferred brewing method is by siphon. In a feat of physics, vacuum pressure sucks simmering water up through the grounds before it drips back down and into a carafe. The time-consuming technique was popular in the mid-20th century before falling out of favor. These days, many coffee aficionados believe it’s the way to a perfect cup. In keeping with the laboratory look, the café stores milk and cream in beakers, and cinnamon, cocoa powder and maple sugar in test tubes. There are culinary concoctions, too, from Red House Sweets. The bakery shares the space, turning out everything from Tuscan breads — savory dough wrapped around sun-dried tomatoes, greens and cheese — to cinnamon-maple buns and gooey Napoleons. In true French tradition, the latter layers custard with crisp pastry and is topped with a slick of icing. These dressed-up sweets are a satisfying counterpoint to the simple, siphon-made sips. Unlike some modern coffee shops, Catalyst is more focused on brewing a great cup than on offering bells and whistles. So enjoy a cappuccino with a luxurious layer of crema, but don’t expect a full array of flavored sweeteners here. While you can’t get a hazelnut-laced coffee, who would want to? When you’re in the “maple capital of the world,” there’s only one syrup worth having. SUZANNE PODHAIZER

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AMERICAN DELI & SANDWICH Tatro’s Gourmet Soup & Sandwich 14 Kingman St., St. Albans, 5247444; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; delivery, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n Need a quick bite? Johnson & Wales grad Gary Tatro fashions fast options including a pulled-pork sub and a meatloaf panini. No dinner on Saturday. $

Wally’s Place Bagel & Deli 260 Route 2, South Hero, 372-4666; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The Back Burner breakfast sandwich piles a New York-style bagel with sausage, egg, jalapeño cheddar and hot sauce. Breads are also baked in-house, making lunchtime bites that much better. $

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Cook Sisters Café 308 Route 2, South Hero, 372-0101; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, pub quiz/trivia n This 18-seat farmhouse restaurant runs on island time — and Champlain Islands ingredients. Chef-owner Christine Mack’s menu features coconut shrimp, grilled chicken sandwiches and seared tuna. Saturday brunch. $$

The Inn 241 Main St., Montgomery Center, 326-4391; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., live music, TV n Three fireplaces warm this hip, reimagined version of a hunting lodge. Chef Christopher Amm’s international pub menu swings from lollipop lamb chops to classic brûlée. $$$$

North Hero House Inn & Restaurant 3643 Route 2, North Hero, 372-4732; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, live music n Friendly staff, a romantic setting and killer lake views make the inn’s dining room worth a stop. The seafoods, steaks and pastas all use local ingredients. $$$

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SNACK BARS/CARTS Papa Pete’s Snack Bar 35 Bridge Rd., North Hero; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; outdoor seating n Pulled pork comes out of a homemade, pig-shaped smoker at this beloved summer barbecue bar. Ribs are served on Friday and Saturday. $

Pine Cone Snack Bar 1692 E. Berkshire Rd., Richford, 9336630; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; cash/check only, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Get burgers and poutine by the Canadian border, then stay for a free round of mini golf. Open Easter through Labor Day. $

Seb’s Snack Bar 299 Route 2, South Hero; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n South Hero’s beloved snack bar serves up classic fried fare, but the prolific ice cream menu is not to be missed. Open April through September. $

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Jeff’s Maine Seafood 65 N. Main St., St. Albans, 524-6135; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n What started in 1979 as a roadside fish stand is now an upscale village restaurant serving pasta and surf and turf. Try the crab cakes with jalapeño-mango tartar sauce. $$$

Ruthcliffe Lodge & Restaurant 1002 Quarry Rd., Isle La Motte, 9283200; seasonal hours; meals: B, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n Boaters from both sides of the border drop anchor for chefowner Mark Infante’s lobster ravioli, veal marsala and shrimp scampi. Open May through October. $$$$

TRADITIONAL The Abbey Pub & Restaurant

109 First St., Swanton, 868-2021; meals: L, D; outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Summer picnic tables fill up fast with enthusiastic customers, who return again and again for burgers, fries and Sicilian pizzas made fresh daily. $

6212 Route 105, Enosburg Falls, 933-2223; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, live music, TV n The American-style public house and banquet hall is known for its lively atmosphere and traditional pub fare: flatbreads, fish and chips, hefty Reubens, and more. $

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951 Main St., Fairfax, 849-0205; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available all day. The servers swear by the Franklin County Burger, topped with Granny Smith apples, bacon, cheddar and maple syrup. $

Maple City Diner 17 Swanton Rd., St. Albans, 5288400; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n Specialties such as maple-bacon sticky buns and waffles topped with maple butter help this spot live up to its name. $

St. Albans Diner 8 Swanton Rd., St. Albans, 5288505; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n From buttermilk pancakes to bacon burgers and strawberry waffles to Caesar wraps, this classic diner delivers the goods every meal of the day. $

NEW AMERICAN Blue Paddle Bistro 316 Route 2, South Hero, 372-4814; seasonal hours; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, dance floor, live music n Chef Phoebe Bright’s award-winning food is inventive — think coffee-crusted pork tenderloin and crab ravioli. Monthly Sunday brunch; summer lunch. $$$

The Old Foundry at One Federal Restaurant & Lounge

1 Federal St., St. Albans, 524-0330; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, live music n Fare at this familyfriendly spot includes loaded potato skins, roasted-beet salad and coconut curried mussels. $$$

Shore Acres Inn and Restaurant 237 Shore Acres Dr., North Hero, 3728722; seasonal hours; meals: D; full bar, lodging, veggie-friendly n Farmfresh produce, waterfront vistas, and plates such as truffled panzanella salad and coconut-beer-battered shrimp make for a memorable meal. Open April through November. $$$

Steamship Pier Bar & Grill 3643 Route 2, North Hero House Inn & Restaurant, North Hero, 372-4732; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Picnic on the pier with a Honduran pulledpork sandwich or a Maine lobster roll, taking in the glory of Lake Champlain. Boat docking available. Open July through Labor Day. $$

499 Route 7, St. Albans, 527-2377; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n The snack bar’s original owners have been dishing out oldtime faves since 1966: burgers, chilicheese fries and seafood platters, just to name a few. Open mid-March through mid-November. $

Westcom’s Snack Bar 1685 Main St., Bakersfield; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; outdoor seating n In the summertime, hot dogs, poutine, wings and creemees sell like hotcakes at Franklin County’s roadside snack shack. $

STEAKHOUSE/ SEAFOOD Bayside Pavilion 15 Georgia Shore Rd., St. Albans, 524-0909; meals: L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, dance floor, live music, TV n Customers come to the laid-back steakhouse for its lakeside location, sandwiches and seafood specials. Live music every Friday. $$

72 Main St., Montgomery Center, 3264682; meals: B, L, D; full bar, TV n No, it’s not named for Sen. Bernie Sanders. Chef-owners John and Bernie Boucher serve blueberry pancakes at breakfast and seafoods, burgers and hand-cut Angus steaks at dinner. Thursday is Mexican night. $$$

Chester’s Bakery 150 North Rd., Fairfield, 827-3974; closed: Sun.; meals: B, Bru, L, D; cash/check only, veggie-friendly n Country-style cooking means that everything is homemade, from the famous breakfast sandwiches to baked beans and lasagna. Friday is pizza night. $

The Crossing 14 Province St., Richford, 848-3393; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly, TV n A mile from the Canadian border, the restaurant, pub and banquet hall serves up frogs’ legs, BLTs, lobster tails and fine views of Jay Peak. $$

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Dairy Center Restaurant and Champion Sports Tavern 2445 Sampsonville Rd., Enosburg Falls, 933-2030; meals: B, L, D, LN; full bar, all-you-can-eat, glutenfree opts., lodging, veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music, TV n You can do it all at the Dairy Center: Eat, go bowling, play indoor golf and stay the night. Hit up the buffet or order à la carte. Wings and burgers are served in the tavern Monday through Saturday. $

Enosburg Falls Country Club Restaurant 53 Elm St., Enosburg Falls, 9332296; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n Views of the picturesque green dominate indoors and out. Lunchtime panini feature houseroasted meats and fresh bread. Open May through September. $

355 Main St., Enosburg Falls, 9334471; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly n Regulars and Jay-bound skiers head in for sandwiches, wraps and Mexican fare. The burger meat comes from the butcher shop next door. Dinner Tuesday through Saturday. $

My-T-Fine II Restaurant & Pub 159 Route 7, Swanton, 868-9104; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L, D; full bar n Cozy booths and a homey atmosphere invite diners to tuck into seasonal soups, house-roasted turkey and an extensive salad bar. No dinner on Sunday. $$

Park Side Grill 264 Main St., Enosburg Falls, 933-5522; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Country-style cuisine just 10 minutes from Lake Carmi State Park includes chicken and biscuits, Swedish meatballs, and hot turkey dinners. $

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Mandarin Garden 162 Main St., Enosburg Falls, 933-8888; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The familyowned Chinese restaurant’s house specialties include Hunan pork, crispy shrimp and orange-flavored beef. $

PAN-ASIAN Eastern Dragon 16 S. Main St., St. Albans, 527-9800; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n St. Albans’ go-to Pan-Asian spot serves up sushi, Thai curries, udon noodles and the always-in-demand General Tso’s. $

333 Swanton Rd., Highgate Common Shopping Center, St. Albans, 524-0999; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; BYOB, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n The shoppingcenter storefront is nothing fancy, but the restaurant within cooks all of the Bangkok favorites, from tom kha and pad Thai to pad kee mao and choo chee curry. $$

BAKERIES & CAFÉS Evelyne’s on Center 15 Center St., St. Albans, 7821852; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Chef-owner Evelyn Martin’s cream puffs, maple-latte cakes and singleserving cheesecakes are in demand. So are afternoon baguettes and savory items such as soups, salads, sandwiches and charcuterie. $

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Red House Sweets 22 N. Main St., St. Albans, 782-7124; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n In the back of Catalyst Coffee Bar, French-Canadian baker Caroline Demers serves sweet and savory croissants as well as éclairs, fruit tarts and cream puffs that are lovely to behold. $

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GASTROPUBS Big Jay Tavern 3709 Mountain Rd., Montgomery Center, 326-6688; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly, live music n Start with polenta soup or bacon-onion dip — or skip ahead to an entrée of glazed pork ribs or fried half chicken with mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, and corn bread. Live music on the weekend. $$

Twiggs — An American Gastropub 24 N. Main St., St. Albans, 524-1405; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, live music n Pub food goes gourmet as this Britishstyle public house takes an elevated approach to burgers, flatbreads and martinis. Look for the nightly drink deal. $$

PUBS 84 Main Sports Grill 84 N. Main St., St. Albans, 528-5215; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, veggiefriendly, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n Themed “pregame,” “half-time” and “sidelines” menus pair well with the big game. Build your own burger, sample the Caribbean-fusion fare or sip suds from nearby 14th Star Brewing Co. Trivia on Thursday. $

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366 Lake Rd., St. Albans, 527-3997; closed: Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The husband-andwife restaurateurs have six kids, so they vow to keep their fare affordable for families. Farm-fresh ingredients are at work in taco salads, Reubens and burgers. For dessert? Deep-fried Twinkies. $

34 S. Main St., St. Albans, 393-8205; meals: B, L, live music n What started as a mobile coffee truck out of a 1976 Minnie Winnie is now a café devoted to Costa Rican roasting techniques. Barista-made brews meet smoothies, beer, wine and quick bites. $

TASTING ROOMS Elm Brook Farm Craft Distillery 250 Elm Brook Rd., East Fairfield, 782-5999; seasonal hours n Sugar maples provide the building blocks for the farm’s “forest-to-flask” vodkaand-maple spirits. Want to sample? Don your snow tires before heading to the tasting room in winter.

Hall Home Place 4445 Main St., Hall’s Orchard, Isle La Motte, 928-3091; seasonal hours; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The Hall family has tended the onsite orchard since the 1700s. Sample estate-grown ice ciders in their tasting room, or head to the seasonal South End Café for baked goods and sandwiches. $

The Traveled Cup 94 N. Main St., St. Albans, 524-2037; meals: B, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, live music n Wide-plank wood floors, brightly painted walls and an inviting atmosphere make Main Street’s coffeehouse a popular meeting place. Homemade soups rule at lunch. $

ITALIAN/PIZZERIAS McKee’s Island Pub & Pizza 513 Route 2, South Hero, 372-5454; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Bring the kids for pub nachos or mozzarella sticks. Menu items such as the top-selling Keeler Bay chicken-cordon-bleu grinder nod to local landmarks and families. $

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BARS, PUBS & CLUBS BARS/LOUNGES Shooters Saloon

30 Kingman St., St. Albans, 5273777; full bar, cash/check only, dance floor, karaoke, live music, TV n Between the jukebox and live Friday night entertainment, Shooters is the place to dance in St. Albans. Check out the game on one of three big-screen TVs.

BREWPUBS 14th Star Brewing Co. 133 N. Main St., Suite 7, St. Albans, 528-5988; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, live music n Inside a former bowling alley, hopheads gather for samples, growler fills and pints of the veteran-owned brewery’s ales, stouts and aromatic IPAs. $

Mill River Brewing BBQ & Smokehouse 10 Beauregard Dr., St. Albans, 5824182; closed: Mon., Tues. n Beer and barbecue — what could be better? Catch the buzz by pairing a pilsner with a brisket platter and maple corn bread at this family-owned brewpub. $$

The Belfry 14 Amidon Rd., Montgomery Center, 326-4400; meals: D; full bar, all-you-can-eat, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The casual pub was once a one-room schoolhouse. Now folks show up for a lesson in from-scratch fare: Everything is made in-house, right down to the salad dressings. The Friday night fish fry draws a crowd. $$

Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub 51 Federal St., St. Albans, 363-9501; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly, live music n Open mics and a varied pub menu — Buffalo chicken dip, black bean burgers, and beef-and-Guinness pie, among other dishes — keep things fresh at Federal Street’s friendly bar. $$

Snow Shoe Lodge & Pub 13 Main St., Montgomery Center, 326-4456; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n After a day on the slopes, Jay Peak skiers and riders cozy up by the fireplace for Cajun wings, French onion soup and every kind of burger imaginable. Live music on the weekend. $

Snow Farm Vineyard

190 W. Shore Rd., South Hero, 372-9463; seasonal hours; outdoor seating, live music n Traveling to the island winery is an adventure in and of itself — and the cold-climate wines are tasty, too. In summer, Thursday night concerts pack in the picnickers.

COFFEE/TEA Café at the Gallery 259 Route 2, Grand Isle, 378-4591; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Visitors to Grand Isle Art Works can lunch on Cubano sandwiches, tarragon-chicken salads, or pitas with veggies and hummus, all prepared with local ingredients. Occasional theme-night dinners. $$

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22 S. Main St., St. Albans, 524-2244; meals: L, D; full bar, delivery, glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly, TV n Families love the New York-style pizzas and pasta options. Try the balsamic chicken salad or the meaty lasagna pie with sausage, meatballs, ricotta and mozzarella. Lunchtime delivery. $$

Pan’s Pizza 326 Route 2, South Hero, 372-4729; closed: Mon.; meals: D; cash/check only, veggie-friendly n Thin-crust pies dominate the menu at this tiny takeout joint where the doughs and sauces are homemade using decades-old recipes. $

Pie in the Sky 267 Swanton Rd., St. Albans, 5245442; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly, TV n The pizzeria and deli is famous for its stone-baked pies (available by the slice), calzones and sandwiches on homemade sub rolls. $

(see page 102) 22 N. Main St., St. Albans, 393-9808; meals: B, L n Across from Taylor Park, coffee nerds delight in siphonbrewed sips made with fair-trade beans from artisan roasters. Linger with a Red House Sweets pastry; the bakery is located at the back of the building. $

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Swanton House of Pizza 32 Merchants Row, Swanton, 868-3085; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Regulars come for the homemade pizzas, lasagnas and subs — and stay for the pool tables. For dessert, cannoli and baklava beckon. $

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Meadow Brook Market and Grill

Steeple Market

128 Fletcher Rd., Fairfax, 309-8878; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; cash/ check only, outdoor seating n Customers frequent the meat market in a big red barn year-round. The snack-bar-style grill is open May through October, slinging bacon-bleu burgers, barbecue chicken, and fries smothered in chili, gravy or cheese. $

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Harborside Harvest Market & Pizzeria 8986 Route 2, North Hero, 372-4443; meals: L; veggie-friendly n The small island market pleases locals with pizza toppings both basic (cheese, pepperoni) and gourmet (steak tips, caramelized onions, roasted broccoli). $$

3537 Route 2, North Hero, 372-4161; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Vermonty sandwiches are named for Norman Rockwell, John Deere and Ethan Allen. Take one out to the dock after perusing the vast array of housewares, gadgets and dry goods. $

1098 Main St., Fairfax, 849-6872; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Grab-and-go meals range from “everyday to gourmet” — think hot turkey dinners, panini, pizzas and salads. $

SOUTH OF THE BORDER

19 Bushey Rd., St. Albans, 527-0777; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n Customers can order sandwiches — such as the cranberry-and-turkey Gobbler — on country bread through the drive-up window. Soups, desserts and baked goods rotate daily. $

1301 Main St., Fairfax, 849-6161; meals: B, L, D; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The conveniencestore deli serves up breakfast sandwiches, pizzas and subs every day of the week. Enjoy your meal at a picnic table in summertime. $

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SWEETS The Flying Disc 342 Main St., Enosburg, 933-2994; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Record store, gift shop and coffeehouse all in one, the Flying Disc has character to spare. Peruse the vinyl selection with an iced maple latte or whoopie pie in hand. $

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La Casa Burrito 30 S. Main St., St. Albans; call for hours; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n The burrito bar fills tortillas, salads and bowls with meats, veggies, cheeses, and a variety of housemade salsas and sauces. Dinner service is sit-down. $$

46 N. Main St., St. Albans, 527-1200; gluten-free opts. n It’s all fun and games at this frozen-yogurt shop and gaming store. Top your sundae with old-fashioned candy, then join a round of Dungeons & Dragons. No ice cream December and January. $

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10 Railroad Ave., Essex Junction, 802-876-7208, nepalikitchenvt.com Every dish at Nepali Kitchen is a taste of home for Jeetan Khadka. Along with tens of thousands of other ethnic Nepalis, the Bhutan-born restaurant owner was stripped of his citizenship in the early 1990s under the country’s “One Nation, One People” policy. He and his family lived for nearly two decades in refugee camps before resettling in Vermont in 2008. Nepali Kitchen, opened in Essex Junction in 2016, has enabled him and his wife — co-owner and chef Shreepali Rajbanshi — to earn a living in America, and to share their love of traditional cooking with new neighbors. They’re adding a Burlington location in May 2018. The restaurant walls are

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4302 Bolton Access Rd., Bolton Valley Resort, Bolton, 434-3444, ext. 1017; seasonal hours; meals: B, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., lodging, vegan-friendly n Bolton Valley’s mountainside market offers hot and cold sandwiches, plus soups, baked goods and other from-scratch items. $

5689 Williston Rd., Williston, 878-6963; meals: B, L, D; glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n In a modest white-and-yellow house, the innovative stackers include the chicken cordon bleu and the Balboa, layered with capicola, provolone, fresh veggies and Italian dressing. $

1696 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 652-1155; meals: B, L; glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n This Worcester Lunch Car has been a local landmark since the 1950s. Dig into local corned-beef hash or the Vermont Burger, topped with apple slices, bacon and cheddar. $

​ 4 Park St., Essex Junction, 3 871-5295; call for hours; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n During themed pop-up dinners, former Pork & Pickles chef Chris Simard dishes tacos, Yankee barbecue and buttermilk fried chicken from his Lazy Farmer catering kitchen. $$

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Waf’s West Side Deli

992 Shelburne Rd., South Burlington, 864-0236; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Burlington’s original bagel shop cooks up more than 15 varieties, including Asiago cheese and roasted red pepper. $

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165 E. Allen St., Winooski, 655-0290; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly, TV n A rock-and-roll theme and Vermont brews on tap make Waf’s a lively spot for wraps, salads and Philly-style cheesesteak subs. $

40 River St., Milton, 891-6428; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n Smoked meats and seven housemade sauces collide in lip-smacking barbecue cuisine. Order your faves on pizza or served over French fries with bacon and cheese. $$

DELI & SANDWICH Bagel Market Bakery and Café 30 Susie Wilson Rd., Essex Junction, 872-2616; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Twentyfive bagel varieties plus 15 choices of cream cheese equal breakfast bliss. Later in the day, homemade soups, grilled sandwiches, wraps and brownies hit the spot. $

The Bagel Place 1166 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 497-2058; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The nextlevel bagel sandwiches here include a Caprese with fresh mozzarella, tomato, prosciutto and basil. Round out your meal with soup or salad. $

Bagels Plus 16 Taft Corners Shopping Ctr., Williston, 878-3131; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Flavors include maple-wheat, jalapeño-cheddar and bacon-cheese. Layer on Boar’s Head deli meats for a lunchtime sandwich. The muffins, cookies and pastries are also baked daily. $

Belle’s Café 121 Connor Way, Maple Tree Place, Williston, 872-2802; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Build your own sandwich on homemade bread, or choose among the house specialties. Locals love the Belle: a grilled spinach wrap with chicken, feta, cheddar, red onion and garlic mayo. $

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150 Dorset St., Suite 215, South Burlington, 489-7827; meals: L, D n Serving up sandwiches and local craft beer with a side of rock and roll, the “far-out” sub shop’s creations are informed by 1960s and ’70s cultural references. Order a Grateful Dave. $

Happy Belly Deli & Grill 65 Winooski Falls Way, Winooski, 655-5003; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Close to the Winooski Riverwalk, customers fill up on panini, wraps, burgers, poutine and ice cream by the scoop. $

Hoagie Hut 164 Porters Point Rd., Bellwood Shopping Center, Colchester, 8636655; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n This old-time fast-food joint cooks up huge Philly cheesesteaks, hoagie sandwiches, burgers and Vienna dogs with all the fixings. No dinner on Sunday. $

Martone’s Market & Café 16 Main St., Essex Junction, 8788163; meals: B, L; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Vermonters have voted these sandwiches the best in the state for four years running. Try the Dark Side: pastrami and corned beef with coleslaw, Russian dressing and Swiss. $

Paisley Hippo Sandwich Shop 22 Commerce St., Suite 7, Hinesburg, 482-2345; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n Try the Paisley Muffaletta: ham, salami, provolone, red onion and lettuce with pickled relish on a toasted hoagie. There are also six styles of cheesesteak. $

Vermont Bagel 70 Roosevelt Hwy., Suite 2, Colchester, 489-5672; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n This deli and café invites you to stuff a New York-style round with house-whipped specialty cream cheese, bacon and eggs, or Boar’s Head meats. $

DINER Athens Diner 46 Highpoint Ctr., Colchester, 6553455; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The Maglaris family has been serving lamb gyros, skillet breakfasts and other Greek diner plates to Vermonters for nearly 100 years. $

The Guilty Plate Diner 164 Porters Point Rd., Colchester, 399-2011; meals: B, L; veggiefriendly n The eggs Benedict, chilicheese omelette and meatloaf with gravy are well worth any subsequent guilt. Breakfast and lunch are served all day. $

Laura B’s 3 Southerberry Dr., Milton, 8934400; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The turquoise booths may be retro, but the farm-sourced ingredients are Vermont-modern. Culinary-school grad Darin George is behind the three-egg omelettes, fried chicken, baked stuffed sole and more. $$

Malletts Bay Diner & Bakery 824 W. Lakeshore Dr., Colchester, 448-3290; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Cooks from some of Chittenden County’s most beloved diners joined together to start anew in 2017. The fare includes hot turkey sandwiches, burgers and Caprese Benedicts. $

The Milton Diner

NEW AMERICAN Barkeaters Restaurant 97 Falls Rd., Shelburne, 985-2830; closed: Mon.; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Hunker down amid Adirondack décor for a hearty salad, steak frites or cedar-planked salmon. Chocolate bark ends every meal. Sunday brunch in winter. $$$

The Bearded Frog 5247 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-9877; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, TV n Chef Mark LaRiviere’s eclectic menus spotlight local meats, produce and dairy. Dine by a warming fireplace in winter or on a sunny patio in summer. $$$

Blossom Whole Food Kitchen and Catering 25 Winooski Falls Way, Winooski, 497-3494; closed: Sun., Mon., Fri., Sat.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n From root-vegetable tarts to Moroccan stews to sunflower pies, chef Tessa Holmes’ hot lunches, takeout dinners and sweets are built from local ingredients. $

Eco Bean + Greens 150 Dorset St., South Burlington; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n Grab a hefty kale Caesar or a quick smoothie lunch at the allorganic café, which was named one of America’s 10 best juice bars by Condé Nast Traveler. $

Firebird Café 163 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 3164265; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Fish tacos, chorizo Benedicts and huevos rancheros hint at owner Jake Tran’s California roots. Breakfast is served all day. $

514 Route 7, Milton, 893-1743; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, outdoor seating n This classic diner dishes out fried haddock, baked scallops and weekend specials. Breakfast is available around the clock. Don’t miss the creemee stand. $

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The Garden of Eatin’ Café 472 Marshall Ave., Gardener’s Supply, Williston, 872-7687; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n Lush foliage envelops guests in a greenhouse dining room with rotating art displays. When it’s warm outside, enjoy a frittata or a Caprese sandwich on the patio. $

Good Times Café 10805 Main St., Hinesburg, 482-4444; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, cash/check only, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, live music n Italian cuisine meets Cajun at this artisan eatery, where guests can have a good time deciding between pesto chicken pizza or gumbo over rice. Occasional live acoustic Americana. $

Grazers 192 Boxwood St., Williston, 857-5829; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Hand-pressed locavore burgers are menu mainstays at the busy restaurant right next to Majestic 10 cinema. Pair your meal with a specialty milkshake or vodka martini. $$

The Inn at Shelburne Farms 1611 Harbor Rd., Shelburne, 985-8498; seasonal hours; meals: B, Bru, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly n In a 19th-century country mansion, the brunch crowd takes in stunning views of Lake Champlain over mimosas and farm-fresh eggs. Dinner brings elegant meals of veggies and meats grown right on the farm. Open May through October. $$$$

Jericho Café & Tavern 30 Route 15, Jericho, 899-2223; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, live music, TV n While the seasonally changing suppers might include seared scallops or Yankee pot roast, breakfast and lunch sandwiches always incorporate meats from the on-site smokehouse. $$

Jules on the Green 1 Commonwealth Ave., Essex Junction, 857-5994; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Find Dutch baby pancakes, quinoa bowls, New York strip steaks and pappardelle pomodoro at a 100 percent nut-free café catering to gluten-free, dairyfree and vegan diets. Breakfast is served all day. $$

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70 Essex Way, Essex Culinary Resort & Spa, Essex, 764-1489; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n From an open kitchen, chefs converse with guests as they build ambitious plates using local meats and produce from the on-site garden. $$$$

195 Falls Rd., Shelburne, 985-9511; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Everything — from smoked and cured meats to breads and condiments — is made from scratch at the intimate chef-owned eatery. Breakfast and lunch all day; limited weekend dinners. $

135 Route 7, Milton Grange, Milton, 999-3087; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; outdoor seating n This roadside stand’s fries are hand-cut; the Michigans (aka Vermont dogs), smothered in meat sauce. Cap your meal with a creemee. Open May through October. $

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The Skinny Pancake

1840 W. Main St., Richmond, 434-8686; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Haute cuisine and bistro dishes have earned locals’ hearts and national attention. The historic brick home specializes in seasonal menus and decadent desserts. $$$

(three locations) 6000 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne Museum, Shelburne, 985-3346; seasonal hours; meals: B, L; glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n 1200 Airport Dr., Burlington International Airport, South Burlington, 540-0131; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Crêpes sweet and savory are griddled before your eyes. The Shelburne café is located on museum grounds; the South Burlington locations are at the airport, before and after security. $

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Misery Loves Co. 46 Main St., Winooski, 497-3989; closed: Mon.; meals: Bru, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The chef-owners dish out imaginative farm-to-table food — think squid-ink farfalle and aged pheasant — that has nabbed them multiple James Beard Award nominations. Weekend brunch. $$$

One Radish Eatery 39 Esplanade, Richmond, 4347770; closed: Mon.; meals: B, Bru, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n The folks behind Burlington’s Barrio Bakery bring their “rad-ish,” seasonally inspired concept to Richmond. Family-friendly food includes buttermilk pancakes, woodfired pizzas and focaccia sandwiches. Dinner Thursday through Saturday. $$

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

Pauline’s Café 1834 Shelburne Rd., South Burlington, 862-1081; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Chef-owner David Hoene’s seasonal menus feature dinnertime plates such as pork schnitzel and escargots with pesto — and brunch favorites including French toast and crab cake Benedict. $$$

Sneakers Bistro 28 Main St., Winooski, 655-9081; meals: B, Bru, L; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Folks have frequented the Onion City’s retro café for Cobb salads, tuna melts and fruit pancakes for more than 35 years. Weekend brunch is legendary, as is the Kahlua French toast. $

The Tavern 70 Essex Way, Essex Culinary Resort & Spa, Essex Junction, 764-1489; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Nightly specials, from $2 tacos on Tuesday to $3 sliders on Wednesday, keep the upscale pub accessible. Ingredients are locally sourced, and the tap list is 32 brews strong. $$

Waterworks Food + Drink 20 Winooski Falls Way, Winooski, 497-3525; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, live music, pub quiz/ trivia, TV n Window seats are in high demand at this former textile mill overlooking the Winooski River. Pair a wood-fired flatbread with an inspired cocktail. Sunday brunch. $$$

SNACK BARS/CARTS Joe’s Snack Bar 45 Route 15, Jericho, 899-3934; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; cash/ check only n Open since 1950, the village snack bar serves sought-after fries, burgers and creemees from April through October. $

Guild Tavern 1633 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 497-1207; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n A 22-ounce Vermont-grown steak for two is carved table-side, with choice of salad, sides and two sauces. Hit up the bar for smaller bites and modern craft cocktails. $$$$

The Lakeview House Restaurant 1710 Shelburne Rd., South Burlington, 865-3900; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, TV n In an 1837 building with Victorian décor, guests sup on pork chop, prime rib and blackened swordfish. The bar’s pub menu of burgers and fish tacos keeps it casual. $$$

The Lighthouse Restaurant and Lounge 38 Lower Mountain View Dr., Colchester, 448-3361; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, TV n A trip to the 60-item salad bar comes with every order of grilled steak tips — and all of the other meat and seafood dinner plates. Sunday brunch. $$$

Ray’s Seafood Market 7 Pinecrest Dr., Essex Junction, 879-3611; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Order baked haddock, whole-belly clams or a lobster dinner from the fish market’s all-day menu, or pick up fresh seafood to cook at home. $

The Windjammer Restaurant 1076 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 862-6585; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Hand-cut aged beef, fresh seafood and a 40-item salad bar have attracted diners since 1977. The bar is noteworthy for its Wine Spectator Award of Excellence, extensive craft beer list and specialty cocktail menu. $$$

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TRADITIONAL Al’s French Frys 1251 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 862-9203; meals: L, D; outdoor seating n Old-school cool permeates everything from the hand-cut spuds to the burgers, hot dogs and creemees at South Burlington’s landmark French fry stand. $

Archie’s Grill 4066 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-4912; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Customers queue up for big beef, turkey and veggie burgers — plus fries and jumbo hot dogs — all with a fresh and local focus. For dessert, head to the adjacent scoop shop. $

Bayview Bar and Grill 97 Blakely Rd., Colchester, 6522444; closed: Mon.; meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Waterfront views enhance dishes such as Gram’s Meatloaf and the pulled-pork platter. Seasonal creemee window. Sunday brunch. $$

Berda’s Restaurant 21 Essex Way, Essex, 662-5508; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, outdoor seating n Food-truck beginnings gave rise to this brickand-mortar spot focusing on quality comfort food. There are 20 types of burger, including the house specialty with cream cheese, maple-sautéed jalapeños and bacon. $$

Chicken Charlie’s 1160 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 862-1211; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly, TV n Rotisserie chicken is available with more sauces than you can imagine. Diners also sup on homemade tenders, baby back ribs, wings and sandwiches. $

Dutch Mill Family Restaurant 4309 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-3568; meals: B, L; delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The Bissonette family has more than 20 years of experience serving burgers and eggs behind a historic windmill. Breakfast available until 2 p.m. $

Essex Grill 35 Main St., Essex Junction, 6621501; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: B, L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Pictures of pups adorn the walls of this canine-friendly eatery, which serves American classics at affordable prices. Try a burger made with beans, turkey or grass-fed beef. Weekend breakfast. $

G’s Restaurant 870 Williston Rd., DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, South Burlington, 8656602; meals: B, Bru; full bar, glutenfree opts., lodging, veggie-friendly n At the Burlington DoubleTree, in-the-know locals drop by for the Sunday brunch buffet, which features omelette and waffle stations. $$

Harper’s Restaurant 1068 Williston Rd., Holiday Inn, South Burlington, 863-6363; meals: B, Bru, D; full bar, all-you-can-eat, lodging, veggie-friendly, TV n During the week, find a quiet hideaway — and grilled salmon BLTs or Monterey chicken — in the relaxed hotel restaurant. Sunday brunch and major-holiday buffets draw a crowd. $$

JP’s Restaurant and Deli 39 River Rd., Essex Junction, 2888099; meals: B, L; full bar, veggiefriendly n Breakfast is served all day, every day — and has been since 1999. Wake up with an egg scramble, or stop by for lunch: The hot open-faced sandwiches have a loyal following. $

Regal Bistro 2 Corporate Dr., Essex Junction, 879-9280; meals: L; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n Dine under a chandelier at the Regal Gymnastics Academy, where the homemade eats range from pizzas to honey-habañero shrimp tacos to cheddar-potato soup. $

Rick’s Grill 25 Centre Dr., Milton, 893-7425; seasonal hours; meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Milton’s go-to grill dishes out house-smoked meats, seafoods, burgers, wraps and salads in portions one customer called “fit for a lumberjack.” Local brews on tap change weekly; sports play on 10 TVs. Weekend brunch. $

Rotisserie Restaurant 1355 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 658-1838; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, TV n For 40 years, South Burlington’s rotisserie has been the spot for prime rib, burgers and hearty sandwiches. Taco Tuesdays and Wednesday slider specials are popular. Weekend brunch. $$

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Rozzi’s Lakeshore Tavern & Restaurant 1072 W. Lakeshore Dr., Colchester, 863-2342; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, pub quiz/ trivia, TV n Near the shores of Malletts Bay, catch the game while tucking into prime rib or the twopound Dozer — one of 33 burgers on the menu. Free happy-hour snacks on Wednesday and Friday. Weekend brunch. $

Trader Duke’s Restaurant & Lounge 1117 Williston Rd., Trader Duke’s Hotel, South Burlington, 660-7523; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, all-youcan-eat, gluten-free opts., lodging, veggie-friendly, TV n Hotel guests gather for beers, club sandwiches and French onion soup near a doublesided fieldstone fireplace. Breakfast is served all day; Sunday brunch buffet. $$

Vermont National Country Club 1227 Dorset St., South Burlington, 264-9415; seasonal hours; meals: L; full bar, outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Golfers and those who just want a sweeping view of the mountains and the greens enjoy their meals in the elegant dining room or on the deck. $$$

Wings Over Burlington 150 Dorset St., South Burlington, 863-9464; meals: L, D, LN; BYOB, delivery, reserv. rec., veggiefriendly, TV n The wings come in 24 flavors, from Red Alert to honeybarbecue to citrus-chipotle. You’ll also find wraps, salads and ribs. $

ASIAN CHINESE China Garden 8-10 Main St., Essex Junction, 8798888; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n Hearty combo platters keep hungry diners happy. Local favorites include the Dragon & Phoenix, which pairs crunchy, tangy chicken with shrimp and Chinese vegetables. $

Chopstick House II 127 Porters Point Rd., Colchester, 862-3600; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D, LN; veggie-friendly n These Sichuan, Hunan, Mandarin and Cantonese plates are all MSG-free. The kitchen cooks up a lot of General Tso’s chicken and teriyaki beef. Open ’til 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. $

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Dragon House 22 Commerce St., Unit 6, Hinesburg, 482-6888; meals: L, D n Locals and Lake Iroquois campers alike frequent this Chinese restaurant on the fringes of Chittenden County. It opens at 11 a.m. daily for housemade wonton soup, beef teriyaki and pork fried rice. $

Grand Buffet 66 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 879-9669; meals: L, D; beer & wine, all-you-can-eat, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Variety is the spice of life, and this Chinese smorgasbord delivers with snow crabs, egg foo yong, ginger lobster — and barbecue ribs and pizza. Kids pay 70 cents per year of age. $

Hong Kong Kitchen 1930 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 862-4622; meals: L, D; veggiefriendly n A full array of Chinese appetizers, soups and entrées includes General Tso’s chicken and dumplings, both of which this Asian kitchen claims are the best in town. Sunday is dinner only. $

Jin Chinese Restaurant 135 E. Allen St., Winooski, 861-3338; meals: L, D; delivery, veggie-friendly n This takeout spot prepares spicy Sichuan mala dishes and combo plates such as tangerine beef, served with your choice of appetizer and rice. Delivery within a three-mile radius. $

Joyce’s Noodle House 5 Carmichael St., Essex Junction, 288-9828; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Owner Joyce Fong traces her culinary roots back to the Shang Dynasty, and all of her noodles and sauces are homemade. Regulars love the dim sum with scallion pancakes. $

Lee’s Chinese Restaurant 360 Dorset St., South Burlington, 657-3218; meals: L, D; delivery, veggie-friendly n In the mood for Mongolian beef? Try it here, or go for shrimp with ginger and scallions. No lunch on Sunday. $

Lucky Wok Chinese Restaurant 170 Route 7, Midtown Plaza, Milton, 893-0078; meals: L, D n All of the Chinese classics — from the fiery house special chicken to moo goo gai pan — come with speedy service, consistent quality and fortune cookies. $

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Men at Wok 3 Taft Corners Shopping Ctr., Williston, 878-2850; meals: L, D n Watch chefs working in the open kitchen assemble your chicken teriyaki or seafood “fantasia” with garlic sauce. $

Oriental Wok 21 Essex Way, Unit 110, Essex Junction, 878-6688; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Stop in for a meal of fragrant lemon chicken before a movie at the Essex Cinemas. Specials come with pork fried rice. $

Tian Fu Buffet 1303 Williston Rd., Williston, 4973979; meals: L, D; all-you-can-eat, veggie-friendly n Chinese American fare is the focus, but the buffet also presents crab legs, Napoleon cake and sushi. No lunch on Sunday. $

Yummy Chinese Restaurant 49 Heineberg Dr., Colchester, 8602828; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Families come in for dinner deals on Thai specialties and Chinese favorites. Look for the jumbo shrimp dishes and dim sum. No lunch on Sunday. $

Zen Gardens 7 Fayette Dr., South Burlington, 8628885; meals: L, D; full bar, delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Enjoy authentic Sichuan, Cantonese and Taiwanese cuisine served in cavernous dining rooms. Regulars can’t get enough of the steamed spicy pork and the Peking duck, roasted in-house. $$

HIMALAYAN H Nepali Kitchen (see page 110) 10 Railroad Ave., Essex Junction, 876-7208; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n The chefs craft authentic Himalayan cuisine from scratch. Regulars pour in for robust curries, handmade dumplings, lamb saag and gundruk soup. $

JAPANESE Hana Japanese Restaurant 150 Dorset St., Suite 340, South Burlington, 448-3525; meals: L, D; full bar, delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Visitors come for the hibachi steak and seafood, as well as sushi and sashimi. The Black

Dragon roll is a symphony of salmon with avocado, eel, kani and spicy mayo. $$

Koto Japanese Steak House 792 Shelburne Rd., South Burlington, 660-8976; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly, TV n The hibachi chefs here put on entertaining table-side shows complete with flaming onion “volcanos.” Fresh nigiri and maki rolls draw sushi fans to the bar. $$$

Sakura Sushi & Kitchen 19 Taft Corners Shopping Ctr., Williston, 288-8052; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veganfriendly, TV n This sushi spot also sells assorted Asian groceries and Japanese bowls. Sit down or take out rolls such as the Philly, made with cucumber, cream cheese and smoked salmon. $

PAN-ASIAN Asian Bistro (two locations) 25 Winooski Falls Way, Suite 112, Winooski, 655-9800; 121 Corner Way, Williston, 878-8878; meals: L, D; full bar, delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Artfully presented sushi, sashimi and the Creaky Chicken chef’s special are just a sampling of the menu’s dishes from China, Thailand, Malaysia and Japan. $$

Chef Leu’s House 3761 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-5258; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, TV n For more than two decades, this sushi bar and cocktail lounge has filled a niche for Pan-Asian eats such as Mongolian lamb, sesame beef, Thai-style curries and veggie tempura. $$

Full House 90 Center Rd., Essex Junction, 8798989; meals: L, D n Lunch entrées — served with rice, wonton soup and soda — are just $5.25. The hibachi menu includes skillet seafood, steak and chicken. $

Naru Asian Cuisine 202 Cornerstone Dr., Williston, 878-8868; meals: L, D; BYOB, glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n Try the spicy pork bulgogi or the hot-stone bibimbap: a medley of vegetables, egg and seasoned beef served over rice. No lunch on Sunday. $

Silver Palace 1216 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 864-0125; meals: L, D; full bar, delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-

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friendly n Chef and co-owner Ting Ng puts an American spin on plates such as popcorn squid, orange beef and crispy pork. Check out the tiki cocktails before heading next door to a show at Higher Ground. No lunch on Sunday. $$

THAI Bangkok Minute Thai Café 2403 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 497-3288; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Alongside traditional dishes such as pad Thai, the kitchen turns out Phanaeng curry and Ga Pow crazy bowl, a spicy treat for the bold and brave. $

Sukho Thai Restaurant 21 Essex Way, Suite 210, Essex, 878-2788; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; BYOB, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n The chef serves Thai basics along with dishes rarely seen in the U.S. The sweet and spicy choo chee curry features roast duck with bell peppers, pineapple and cherry tomatoes. $

Tiny Thai Restaurant 24 Main St., Winooski, 655-4888; meals: L, D; BYOB, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Tom kha, satay, stirfries and curries take their cues from food carts and family tables across Thailand. Vermonters have voted this the best Thai restaurant in the state for five years straight. No lunch on Sunday. $

Viet Thai 118 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 2881688; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Vietnamese meets Thai cuisine. Choose from pho, curries and noodles such as Bún Bò Xao Xa Ot: vermicelli with stir-fried beef and veggies, roasted peanuts, pickled carrots, lemongrass and homemade fish sauce. $

VIETNAMESE Pho Dang Vietnamese Café 215 Main St., Winooski, 655-0707; meals: L, D; BYOB, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Takeout and sit-down customers slurp up soup and other noodle dishes. The classic pho tai comes with a plate of flavorful mix-ins. $

Pho Dang Vietnamese Restaurant 9 Park St., Essex Junction, 8786699; meals: L, D; BYOB, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Go with the

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Pho K&K 121 Connor Way, Maple Tree Place, Williston, 288-1017; meals: L, D; BYOB, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Pho here is accented with everything from meatballs to boiled shrimp to lemongrass beef. Specialty stir-fries, savory Vietnamese crêpes and bún go beyond the noodle-soup bowls. $

Pho’ Man 212 Main St., Winooski, 654-8000; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Re-creating popular street fare from Vietnam and across Asia, Winooski’s wallet-friendly takeout spot cooks up peanut noodles, pho, spicy chow mein and banh mi. $

BAKERIES & CAFÉS Bristol Bakery & Café 10240 Hinesburg Rd., Hinesburg, 482-2000; meals: B, Bru, L; veganfriendly n Locals have leaned on this landmark for fresh bread, bagels and pastries for more than 35 years. The lunch crowd comes for homemade soups, sandwiches and salads. Sunday brunch. $

Chef’s Corner Café & Bakery 300 Cornerstone Dr., Williston, 878-5524; meals: B, Bru, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Diners seat themselves in an airy café for frittatas, sandwiches and salads. The pastry and cake display cases hold untold treasures for dessert. Weekend brunch. $$

Klinger’s Bread Company 10 Farrell St., South Burlington, 860-6322; meals: B, Bru, L; delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The aroma of fresh breads and sweets lures patrons into the small production bakery and café. For breakfast, there’s coffee and pastries; for lunch, soups, salads and sandwiches. $

O Bread Bakery 352 Farm Barn Lane, Shelburne Farms, Shelburne, 985-8771; veggie-friendly n Family-owned and -operated since 1977, the bakery at the Shelburne Farms Farm Barn specializes in artisan, Europeanstyle loaves made with organic ingredients. $

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Quality Bake Shop 91 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 8783798; meals: B, L; cash/check only, veggie-friendly n Part small-counter diner, part full-service bakery, this neighborhood joint offers juicy burgers, sandwiches and inexpensive baked goods. Cookies start at 69 cents. $

Simply Divine Café 426 Industrial Ave., Suite 155, White Cap Business Park, Williston, 4970336; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: B, Bru, L; delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Lunchers make their way to the businesspark café for soups, sandwiches, savory quiches and sweets. Try the Vermonter: turkey, lettuce, cream cheese and cranberry on fluffy honeyoat bread. $

Sweet Alchemy Bakery and Café 45 Upper Main St., Essex Junction, 662-5905; meals: B, L; glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n Nearly everything here can accommodate a gluten-free or vegan diet, from the salted-maple-chocolate cakes to the breakfast burritos, seitan Reubens and kale salads. Coffees, teas and smoothies are all organic. $

Sweet Simone’s 40 Bridge St., Richmond, 336-2126; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n Regulars love the authentic French croissants, especially the chocolate ones — but hand-rolled bagels, scones and tartlets pair well with cups of local coffee, too. Savory suppers on Monday night. $

Williston Coffee Shop 400 Cornerstone Dr., Suite 230, Williston, 857-5173; closed: Sun.; meals: B, Bru, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Breakfast sammies come on housemade kaiser rolls at this petite coffeehouse, where the pastries are perfection. Lunch includes soups, salads and sandwiches. Smoothies are seasonal. $

BARS, PUBS & CLUBS BARS/LOUNGES B.U. Emporium 164 Porters Point Rd., Colchester, 6584292; full bar, TV n Barflies enjoy daily drink specials, free pool on Monday and sports on TV at the laid-back watering hole close to the Sunset Drive-In.

Last Stop Sports Bar 12 Malletts Bay Ave., Winooski, 8719883; full bar, outdoor seating, dance floor, karaoke, live music, TV n Find foosball, air hockey, cornhole, darts and an ample back deck at the Onion City sports bar promising cheap beer and good people. Live music select weekends. $

BREWPUBS Burlington Beer Company 25 Omega Dr., Suite 150, Williston, 863-2337; meals: D n Rotating drafts at the warehouse brewery might include an aged oatmeal-cranberry stout or a hazy, hoppy IPA infused with flowers and herbs. Pair a flight with a grilled sandwich, tacos or nachos. $

Colchester’s Mead Hall 856 Hercules Dr., Suite 20, Colchester, 497-2345; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Dry craft meads and boozy honey wines from Groennfell Meadery, Havoc Mead and Lord Colchester’s flow through the draft lines. Pair your pour with bratwurst, pickled herring or a Nordic pulled-pork sandwich. $

Magic Hat Brewing Company 5 Bartlett Bay Rd., South Burlington, 658-2739; meals: L, D n Visit the funky tasting room at one of Vermont’s original craft breweries for whimsically named beers such as the Circus Boy hefeweizen — plus grilled sandwiches, soups and salads. $

Stone Corral Brewery 83 Huntington Rd., Richmond, 434-5787; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music n An award-winning brewhouse riffs on German, Belgian and British styles. The kitchen puts out kale Caesars, pulled-chicken sandwiches, and cheddar-ale mac and cheese. There’s live music nearly every night. $

GASTROPUBS Hatchet Tap and Table 30 Bridge St., Richmond, 434-3663; closed: Mon.; meals: Bru, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Draft lines ferry 24 wines, ciders and beers from cask to glass. Local ingredients shine in plates such as pulled-pork frites with kimchi and kung pao cauliflower. Sunday brunch. $$

Hinesburgh Public House 10516 Route 116, Hinesburg, 4825500; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly, live music n The pub menu

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changes seasonally to highlight Vermont ingredients, but you’ll always find Monday burger specials, Mexican eats on Wednesday and live music on Thursday. $$

Mule Bar 38 Main St., Winooski, 399-2020; meals: D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Pub fare takes a gourmet turn at Winooski’s “craft beer hitchin’ post.” A $9 quarter-pound burger with fries makes for an affordable lunch, while classed-up salads and charcuterie pair well with evening brews. $$

Shelburne Tap House 2989 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-4040; meals: B, L, D; full bar, TV n Locals come for the chef-owner’s eclectic spin on pub grub and stay for the beer, flat-screen TVs and daily specials. $$

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

Monkey House 30 Main St., Winooski, 655-4563; full bar, outdoor seating, dance floor, live music, TV n Craft beers pair well with live music. Find an eclectic mix of established and emerging artists from Vermont and afar at this neighborhood nightclub, which boasts the widest bar stools around.

PUBS Backstage Pub & Restaurant 60 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 878-5494; meals: D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, dance floor, karaoke, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n Bands on Saturday and trivia on Thursday enliven this homey bar. The dinner menu features wings, Angus burgers and taco salads. $

City Sports Grille 215 Lower Mountain View, Spare Time, Colchester, 655-2720; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, TV n At the Spare Time bowling alley, hit the lanes — then refuel from a menu of burgers, quesadillas, tacos and more. Open ’til midnight or later most days. $

newcomers mix and mingle over pub burgers, shepherd’s pie and pints of Guinness. Live music Friday night. Sunday brunch. $$

Cody’s Irish Pub & Grille 4 Carmichael St., Essex Junction, 878-1543; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n Sports play on seven TVs and the cheeseburgers are marinated in Guinness at this friendly Irish-inspired pub near the cinema. $

Hornet’s Nest 12 Railroad Ave., Essex Junction; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, TV n Catch a sports matchup — or a game of darts or Jenga — over a cold beer and classic pub fare. Sidewalk seating in summer. $

James Moore Tavern 4302 Bolton Access Rd., Bolton Valley Resort, Bolton, 434-3444, ext. 1022; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, veggiefriendly, live music, pub quiz/trivia n Join the après-ski crowd for soups, local beef burgers and daily specials. Live entertainment Thursday through Saturday evenings in winter. $$

McGillicuddy’s (three locations) 28 Walnut St., Williston, 857-5908; 4 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 857-5940; 18 Severance Green, Colchester, 871-5480; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n TV sports entertain diners as they nosh on burgers or corned beef and cabbage. Draft beers and top-shelf whiskeys keep ’em happy no matter who’s winning the game. $$ McKee’s Pub & Grill 19 E. Allen St., Winooski, 655-0048; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n An Onion City staple since 1987, this hopping hangout offers a mean turkey club sandwich and a prime view of the roundabout. Sunday brunch. $

Murray’s Tavern 4 Lincoln Place, Essex Junction, 878-4901; full bar, live music, TV n The biker-friendly Irish pub promises “good food and great spirits.” Occasional entertainment, from open-mic nights to blues jams. $

North Country Saloon 216 Route 7, Milton, 899-0282; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n There’s taxidermy on the walls, but the hefty wings, burgers and other pub snacks here exceed dive-bar expectations. $

Clover House Pub 471 Church Rd., Colchester, 860-0144; meals: Bru, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Close to the lake, neighbors and

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The Old Post 733 Queen City Park Rd., South Burlington, 497-0202; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, dance floor, karaoke, live music, TV n Locals come for the beer and Old Post Burger — topped with bacon and blue cheese and drizzled with barbecue or Buffalo sauce — and stay for the live music. Two TVs flank a shimmering bronze horse sculpture. $$

On Tap Bar & Grill 4 Park St., Essex Junction, 878-3309; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n Pair beer-battered pickles or bacon-wrapped kielbasa with one of 28 beers on tap. Live music on the weekend. Trivia on Tuesday. $

Park Place Tavern 38 Park St., Essex Junction, 878-3015; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, karaoke, live music, TV n Locals come together over games of pool, cocktails and pub grub at this laid-back village bar. Look for live music and karaoke nights. $

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137 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 8783577; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly, live music, TV n This neighborhood hangout is known for its friendly atmosphere — and for its wings, cheesesteaks and crispy broccoli bites. $

870 Williston Rd., DoubleTree by Hilton, South Burlington, 865-6620; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, TV n This hotel restaurant offers travelers local brews and spirits, along with locally sourced meat, dairy and produce. $$

The Pour House 1930 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 862-3653; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly, TV n Diners watching the big game can chow down on wings, burgers and Philly cheesesteaks. $

Spanked Puppy Pub 116 Main St., Colchester, 878-6440; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, TV n Pub goers make a meal out of French onion soup or a Reuben and fries. Weekend brunch goes big — think seafood omelettes and eggs Benedict. No lunch on Sunday. $

Tavern II 408 Shelburne Rd., South Burlington, 497-1000; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Church Street Tavern’s new offshoot brings all of the downtown favorites — deli sandwiches, burgers and salads — to Shelburne Road. Wings are half price on Monday. $

Upper Deck Pub 1076 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 862-6585; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Above the Windjammer Restaurant, this family-friendly sports bar is notable for its 12 flat-screen TVs and menu of traditional pub fare. The cocktails and craft beers are crowdpleasers, too. $$

Wicked Wings 1 Market Place, Suite 25, Building 3, Essex Junction, 879-7111; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Chicken — wickedly hot and otherwise — is the main attraction. Choose from 16 sauces, three levels of heat and seven different dry rubs. $

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TASTING ROOMS 1st Republic Brewing Company 39 River Rd., Essex Junction, 8575318; closed: Mon., Tues. n If sampling the housemade ales and porters at the tasting bar inspires you to brew your own, grab supplies from the built-in homebrew shop.

Charlotte Village Winery 3968 Greenbush Rd., Charlotte, 425-4599; seasonal hours n Sip blueberry wine and other fruit-based ferments at a bucolic vineyard not far from the shores of Lake Champlain. Open Memorial Day weekend through December.

Farnham Ale & Lager 82 Ethan Allen Dr., South Burlington, 497-1588; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed.; outdoor seating, live music, TV n This brewery names its beers for the number of IBUs — international bittering units — in each swig. Swing by for flights, pints, light snacks, ESPN or patio games. $

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Fiddlehead Brewing Company 6305 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 399-2994 n Hard-hitting IPAs such as Second Fiddle and Mastermind draw crowds on can-release days. Drop by anytime to fill a growler with Matt Cohen’s flagship IPA — and take it next door to BYOB Folino’s pizzeria.

Four Quarters Brewing 150 W. Canal St., Winooski; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thu.; live music n Fancy a Flemish-style beer? Get to this homespun Winooski brewery for a tasting. Occasional live bands and an ample vinyl collection make for a solid soundtrack.

Frost Beer Works 171 Commerce St., Hinesburg, 949945-4064; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed., Thu. n Hoppy ales flow freely at Hinesburg’s first brewery. Visit on the weekend to try Lush — a richly aromatic double IPA — or snag a growler or bottle for later.

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740 Marshall Ave., Williston, 9997396; closed: Mon., Tues. n A walnut bar and ample windows welcome visitors for pints of Hop Collusion pale ale and English-style brown ale. Head home with a growler or cans in hand.

26 Sage Ct., Shelburne, 489-5067; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed. n Notes of fruit, herbs and spices in these craft spirits point to partnerships with local farmers and small businesses. The Sugarfoot utilizes Runamok Maple’s makrut lime-leaf maple syrup.

Halyard Brewing Co. 80 Ethan Allen Dr., Suite 2, South Burlington, 497-1858; closed: Mon., Tues., Wed., Thu. n Enjoy a glass of ginger beer at the South Burlington taproom — and a plate of Vermontmade charcuterie and cheese. $

Hillis’ Sugarbush Farm and Vineyard 206 Sugarbush Farm Rd., Colchester, 893-2928; call for hours n Maple syrup and wine flow from this family farm, where the grapes — such as vidal blanc and traminette — are cold-hardy.

Shelburne Vineyard 6308 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 9858222; outdoor seating, live music n Sample Ethan Joseph’s award-winning ferments in the winery’s airy tasting room, out on the patio or in the loft. Don’t miss the summertime concert series — with food trucks! — and other events year-round.

COFFEE/TEA Dobrá Tea 106 E. Allen St., Winooski, 355-0841; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Peruse more than 100 loose-leaf teas from around the globe, then sit down for a steaming pot. Savory and sweet snacks range from Pita Jerusalem to peppermint truffles. $

Scout & Co. 1 E. Allen St., Winooski, 343-1218 n House-roasted coffee plus smokedmaple ice cream equals a mean affogato at Winooski’s java-anddessert spot. Ice cream, frozen yogurt and sorbet flavors change weekly. $

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4302 Bolton Valley Access Rd., Bolton Valley Resort, Bolton, 434-3444, ext. 6820; seasonal hours; meals: L, D, LN; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n Tourists and locals stop by the base lodge for pesto pies and Switchback beer on tap. Open December through March. $

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Folino’s 6305 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 881-8822; meals: L, D; BYOB, glutenfree opts., veggie-friendly n Top a blistery New Haven-style crust with prosciutto, basil and mozzarella. It tastes even better with a beer from Fiddlehead Brewing next door. $$

Hoagie’s Pizza & Pasta 112 Center Rd., Essex Junction, 879-4934; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The family-owned resto’s homemade fare runs the gamut from subs, salads and stromboli to pizzas with 24 choices of toppings. $

Junior’s Italian 85 S. Park Dr., Colchester, 6550000; meals: L, D; full bar, delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly, TV n Diners flock to this all-occasions

3762 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 985-2596; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n In addition to the made-to-order pizzas and pasta Bolognese, this cozy Italian bistro turns out local burgers and chicken. No lunch on Sunday. $$

Leonardo’s Pizza 1160 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 951-9000; meals: L, D, LN; delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n The pies are creative at Chittenden County’s award-winning pizzadelivery spot — try the Where’s Waldorf or Pulled Pork Peppadew on white, organic wheat or gluten-free crust. $$

Marco’s Pizza 1301 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 658-5858; meals: L, D, LN; beer & wine, delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Fancy a hot chicken-cordon-bleu sandwich on homemade ciabatta? You can get it here, along with hand-tossed pies, calzones and an array of pastas. $

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Mimmo’s Pizzeria and Restaurant 4 Carmichael St., Essex Junction, 288-9494; meals: L, D; full bar, delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n Take a seat for classics such as pizza, pasta and the popular balsamic chicken salad. The kitchen claims to have the best gluten-free crust this side of the Mississippi. Weekday lunch delivery. $$

Mountain High Pizza Pie 253 Route 15, Jericho, 899-3718; meals: L, D; outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Pizzas here are named for the great mountains of the world. Get the Mauna Loa Hawaiian or Mount Olympus Greek pizza on regular or multigrain dough. $

New York Pizza Oven 795 W. Lakeshore Dr., Colchester, 658-0925; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, veggie-friendly, TV n The specialty pies are ever changing here, but the menu always offers inexpensive calzones, subs, pastas and cannoli. $

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1510 Hinesburg Rd., Charlotte, 4252152; seasonal hours; meals: D; BYOB, cash/check only, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Thin-crust takeout pies are cooked in a wood oven at this farm-based pizzeria and bakery. Summer offers on-site picnicking and housemade gelato. $$

Papa Frank’s Italian Restaurant 13 W. Center St., Winooski, 655-2423; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The meat lasagna, spaghetti with meatballs and chicken Parmesan are reliable crowd-pleasers at this familyfriendly Italian restaurant. $

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Papa McKee’s Pizzeria 38 E. Main St., Richmond, 434-4002; meals: L, D; full bar, veggie-friendly, TV n Customers hungry for specialty pizzas, burgers and salads get their fill at a family-run pizzeria in the heart of downtown. $

Pastabilities 4735 Williston Rd., Williston, 5985513; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed., Fri., Sat.; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n On Thursday, the wholesale shop opens for pizza service. Top a round with peppers and pepperoni, or go for a specialty pie with barbecue chicken and bacon. $

1205 Airport Pkwy., South Burlington, 862-7888; closed: Tues.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, veggie-friendly n Stop in for homemade pizza, with or without laser tag. Everything in the familyfriendly restaurant and entertainment center is cooked fresh daily. $

Pulcinella’s 100 Dorset St., South Burlington, 8631000; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n The chef’s family recipes pepper a menu of authentic Italian dishes such as gnocchi, braciole and wedding soup. No lunch on Monday. $$$

Ramunto’s Brick Oven Pizza 18 Taft Corners Shopping Ctr., Williston, 879-1000; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, veggie-friendly, TV n Thin-crust pizzas are large and

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in charge here. Cool the burn from a spicy chicken BLT pie with a craft brew. Garlic knots go well with everything from calzones to hot subs. $$

Rocky’s N.Y. Pizza & Ice Cream 39 Park St., Essex Junction, 878-4441; meals: L, D; delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, live music n The old-school pizza parlor does all the classics: hot subs, pastas, calzones and New Yorkstyle slices, of course. Creemees are a summertime hit. $

Three Brothers Pizza & Grill 973 Roosevelt Hwy., Colchester, 655-5550; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, veggie-friendly, TV n Pulled-pork and spicy Thai pies pair perfectly with pitchers of Switchback at this family-owned pizzeria, which puts an emphasis on local products. $

Uncle Tony’s Pizza 360 Dorset St., South Burlington, 864-5222; meals: D, LN; delivery, veggie-friendly n Sauce and dough are made fresh daily for the thin-crust, New York-style pies. The menu of calzones, wings, subs and pastas is so vast that you may just cry “Uncle Tony.” $

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Vermont Tap House 22 Merchants Row, Williston, 8797060; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, TV n Local ingredients make this pizzeria and pub a standout among Williston’s chain restaurants. Wood-fired pies, salads and sandwiches meet 28 brews on tap. $

Vespa’s Pizza, Pasta & Deli 99 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 8786060; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, TV n Regulars swear by specialty pies such as one with maple goat cheese, caramelized onions, spinach and house-smoked bacon. Also on the menu: stromboli, subs and chicken Parm. $

Zachary’s Pizza (three locations) 133 Heineberg Dr., Colchester, 862-7900; 1250 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 864-9817; 197 Route 7, Hannaford Plaza, Milton, 893-6111; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, veggie-friendly, TV n Locally owned and operated, these pizzerias put out specialty pies with toppings inspired by Philly cheesesteaks and Mexican tacos. $

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MARKETS Harrington’s of Vermont 5597 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 9852000; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Across the street from Shelburne Museum, this specialty-foods store layers smoked ham, bacon, deli meats and artisan condiments into craveworthy sandwiches. $

Healthy Living Market & Café 222 Dorset St., South Burlington, 863-2569; meals: B, Bru, L, D; glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly, live music n Market goers appreciate the pressed-to-order panini, house-baked pastries, and full-service coffee, juice and smoothie bar. Look for organic, local eats at the hot buffet and salad bar. $

Jericho Market 364 Route 15, Jericho, 858-6300; meals: L; veggie-friendly n Shop for grocery basics or build your own meal from the salad bar. For soups and sandwiches filled with local, seasonal fixings, visit the deli. $

Lantman’s Market 10681 Main St., Hinesburg, 482-2361; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n On the run? Stop in at the deli for a sandwich, salad, soup or hot meal. Check the cooler for to-go fare, much of which is cooked in-house. $

Little Garden Market 86 Ferry Rd., Charlotte, 425-5336; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n An ideal pit stop for Lake Champlain ferry travelers and Mount Philo hikers, this friendly deli supplies made-to-order Reuben and BLT sandwiches, plus salads and homestyle entrées. $

The Mill Market and Deli 1580 Dorset St., South Burlington, 862-4602; meals: B, L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n The apple mill’s freshpressed cider is a local favorite, and the market’s selection of beers, cheeses and made-to-order sandwiches is perfect for picnicking. Hit up the creemee window in summer. $

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Milton Beverage Warehouse 484 Route 7, Milton, 893-7076; meals: L, D n While customers browse the beer coolers, deli chefs whip up quickservice sandwiches, burgers made from meat ground on-site, and saucy Michigan dogs with fries. $

Natural Provisions Deli & Café 329 Harvest Lane, Suite 100, Williston, 876-1400; meals: B, L, D; delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n More than 10,000 square feet in size, this naturalfoods market includes a salad bar, hot buffet and deli, all featuring local, organic eats. $

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Shelburne Supermarket 20 Shelburne Shopping Park, Shelburne, 985-8520; meals: L; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Buttermilk fried chicken and shrimp risotto from the hot bar take grocerystore dining to the next level. Build a meal from the salad bar, or visit the deli or cooler for sandwiches with local, seasonal fixings. $

Sweet Clover Market 21 Essex Way, Essex Junction, 8728288; meals: Bru, L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Craving a creemee in the dead of winter? This is your spot. Locals also swing by for soups, carryout items and the full-service deli counter, where a butcher is always on duty. $

The Old Brick Store 290 Ferry Rd., Charlotte, 425-2421; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n In an old brick building with lots of character, this community-supported market sells breakfast sandwiches, pizzas and deli items, as well as espressos and fresh-baked pastries. $

MIDDLE EASTERN Mr. Shawarma 137 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 876-7654; meals: L, D, LN; delivery n The Middle Eastern eats here include tabbouleh, hummus and baba ghanoush. But shawarmas — roasted-meat sandwiches with veggies — are a specialty. $

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SOUTH OF THE BORDER MEXICAN Agave Taco and Tequila Casa 28 Walnut St., Williston, 876-7129; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Traditional Tex-Mex dishes such as mole chicken and carnitas burritos mingle with modern American plates of avocado toast and fried green tomatoes. Check out the selection of fine tequilas. $$

Bueno y Sano 150 Dorset St., Blue Mall, Suite 300, South Burlington, 448-3317; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Calorie counts are noted on the menu at this healthforward Mexican café. Top a grilled salad with zucchini or portobellos, or stuff a burrito with pulled pork, steak or spicy seitan. $

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4 Park St., Essex Junction, 662-4334; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly, TV n Chimichangas and quesadillas share the menu with traditional pozoles and tamales. Thirsty? Sip a mango margarita spiked with one of 60 tequilas. $$

3762 Shelburne Rd., Unit 6, Shelburne, 238-0452 n Farm-fresh milk and local fruits go into the smallbatch gelato, made daily and served in cups, cones or containers to go. $

4066 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 9854912; outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n This artisan parlor scoops ice cream housemade with dairy from Kingdom Creamery of Vermont. Cool off with classic or creative flavors — the latter includes apple streusel. $

SWEETS Douglas Sweets 22 Sage Court, Suite 2, Shelburne, 448-3237; closed: Sun.; veggiefriendly n Bakers follow a family recipe, replicating traditional Scottish shortbreads that taste of butter, sugar and the old country. Flavors include fennel-anise and pistachio-lavender. $

Duke’s Creemees 160 River St., Milton, 309-3179; seasonal hours; cash/check only, outdoor seating n Sick of vanilla and chocolate? More than 100 soft-serve flavors await, along with hard ice creams and milkshakes. Open April through September. $

Madeline’s Bakery 5 Southerberry Dr., Milton, 891-6954; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L n Glass cases display an array of leavened doughnuts, cream puffs, éclairs, cupcakes, cookies and other fromscratch treats. Call ahead for custom cakes and pastry platters. $

My Little Cupcake 4 Carmichael St., Suite 101, Essex Junction, 872-7676; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n A mural of smiling desserts greets visitors at the door. There are always 12 types of mini cupcakes — from 80 possible flavors — along with coffee and pastries. $

Palmer Lane Maple 1 Old Pump Rd., Jericho, 899-8199; seasonal hours; outdoor seating n Mad about maple? Vermont sugarmakers serve up the sweet stuff in maple creemees, maple-lemonade slushies and maple-root-beer floats. $

Superb Cupcakes 5 Taft Corners Shopping Ctr., Williston, 871-5941; closed: Mon. n Choose from more than 75 filled, regular and mini cupcakes. Seasonal options include sweets flavored with summer berries, apple cider and pumpkin spice. $

The Village Scoop 419 Main St, Colchester, 999-6962; seasonal hours; outdoor seating n When the day screams for ice cream, locals congregate for waffle cones, brownie sundaes, shakes, malts and more. $

West Meadow Farm Bakery 34 Park St., Essex Junction, 878-1646; closed: Sun.; meals: B; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Gluten-free goodies such as Outrageous Oatmeal Bread, Bodacious Brownies and Feelin’ Groovy Granola are packed with personality. $

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AMERICAN BARBECUE/SOUL FOOD Bluebird Barbecue 317 Riverside Ave., Burlington, 448-3070; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, TV n Above Salmon Hole’s swirling eddy on the Winooski River, diners “meat here” for smoked brisket, pulled pork, ribs and 24 beers on tap. Sunday lunch. $$

595 Shelburne Rd., Market 32, Burlington, 651-9826; meals: B, L, D; veggie-friendly n Look for all the Jewish deli classics, from noodle kugel to pastrami-stuffed knishes and Dr. Brown’s soda. The seeded rye and potato chips are made in-house. $

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1127 North Ave., Suite 29, Ethan Allen Shopping Center, Burlington, 660-9693; meals: B, L; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Crafting specialty sandwiches and 16 kinds of cream cheese, the New North End’s bagel bakery doubles as a neighborhood meeting spot. Creemee window open May through September. $

660 Pine St., Burlington, 540-0474; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n The sign out front offers punny bagel missives such as “Poppy don’t preach” and “Everything is all right.” Inside, order a sandwich with homemade matzo-ball soup. $

Four Corners of the Earth 310 Pine St., Burlington, 657-3869; closed: Tues., Wed.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, cash/check only, veganfriendly n The aptly named deli globetrots with unique grilled sandwiches

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Kampus Kitchen 273 Colchester Ave., Burlington, 8639105; meals: B, Bru, L, D; beer & wine n Close to the University of Vermont, this deli attracts college students and other customers searching for inexpensive subs, hoagies and hot specials, such as chicken cordon bleu and shepherd’s pie. $

King’s Corner Deli 41 King St., Burlington, 540-2552; meals: B, L, D; delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly n McKenzie meats are stacked high in sandwiches such as the Dank: ham and pepperoni with veggies and garlic-horseradishSriracha mayo. Order them in King, Queen or Jack sizes to suit your hunger. $

Kountry Kart Deli 155 Main St., Burlington, 864-4408; meals: B, L, D, LN; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n In the mood for a Philly cheesesteak at breakfast — or bedtime? This Queen City institution serves salads, sandwiches and munchies from 7 a.m. to 3 a.m. $

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Main Street Deli 55 Main St., Burlington, 865-3354; meals: B, L; beer & wine, delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, TV n The downtown deli crafts classic stackers — including a mean Reuben — as well as grain bowls with house-fermented veggies and all-day breakfast sandwiches. $

Myer’s Bagels 377 Pine St., Burlington, 863-5013; meals: B, L; BYOB, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n A wood-fired oven turns out hundreds of Montréal-style bagels daily. Grab a dozen, or try a sandwich made with locally produced cold cuts. Don’t miss the massive chocolate chip cookies. $

New Moon Café 150 Cherry St., Burlington, 383-1505; closed: Sat.; meals: B, L, D; delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n A showstopping chandelier lends funky elegance to the dining room. Create a custom salad or vegan sandwich from a wide array of fresh ingredients — or get coffee and a cupcake to go. $

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140 1/2 Church St., Burlington, 865-2563; meals: B, L, D; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The charming Church Street storefront’s namesake sandwich layers turkey, bacon, apples, red onion, sun-dried tomato mayo and smoked Gruyère on homemade bread. $

74 Maple St., Burlington, 864-5963; meals: B, Bru, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Since 1945, three generations of Handys have dished out diner fare and friendly chatter from their station at the flat-top griddle. Try the Chuck Norris, a 3.5-pound sandwich that’s been featured on “Man v. Food.” $

Top of the Block Sandwich Shoppe 2 Church St., Burlington, 660-0667; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: B, L; outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Locally owned for more than a decade, this tucked-away gem on the Church Street Marketplace crafts extensive to-go offerings, including pastries, salads, sandwiches and breakfast burritos. $

Zabby & Elf’s Stone Soup 211 College St., Burlington, 862-7616; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Local ingredients make their way into fromscratch soups, sandwiches and daily specials at this vegetable-forward café. The salad bar never disappoints. $

Henry’s Diner 155 Bank St., Burlington, 862-9010; meals: B, L n Sen. Bernie Sanders has been known to dine at this local landmark, which offers breakfast all day and home-cooked dishes in a retro atmosphere. Look for Greek gyros and spanakopita. $

JUICES/SMOOTHIES Eco Bean + Juice 688 Pine St., Burlington, 497-2075; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Swing by the all-organic café for superfoods both liquid and solid. The menu includes soups, smoothies, salads and sandwiches. $

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Juicebox 194 College St., Burlington, 658-7433; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Customers refuel with nutrient-rich smoothies and fresh-pressed juices. Rainbow colors continue in acai bowls, salads and vegan walnut taco wraps. $

Tomgirl Juice Co. 463 St. Paul St., Burlington, 5400337; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; delivery, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n In a sunny South End shop, the raw, organic juices are made with local produce, herbs and spices. Other healing foods range from soups and salads to energy bars and gluten-free desserts. $

The Vermont Juice Company 77 Main St., Burlington, 651-7070; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n Burlington’s first coldpressed juice shop offers cleverly named sips such as the Lemony Remedy and Root Reboot. Drink one down with a pitaya or quinoa bowl. $

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NEW AMERICAN H ArtsRiot (see page 132) 400 Pine St., Burlington, 540-0406; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, dance floor, live music n “Destroy apathy” is the motto and mission of this restaurant and event space. The menu of bold comfort food changes nightly, and a fleet of food trucks parks out back on summer Fridays. $$

Butch + Babe’s 258 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 495-0716; meals: Bru, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n The casual Old North End kitchen connects neighbors over new American pub fare with a creative twist — think kimchi hot dogs and mac-and-cheese pancakes. Sunday brunch served. $$

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The Daily Planet 15 Center St., Burlington, 862-9647; meals: D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly, live music, TV n Since 1982, the Planet has been a hip place to eat and enjoy local art and music. Plates such as confit duck poutine and pan-roasted lamb lollipops are on the modern farm-to-table menu. $$$

¡Duino! (Duende) 10 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 660-9346; meals: Bru, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, live music n Sandwiched between Radio Bean and Light Club Lamp Shop, the funky eatery dishes out international street food, from fish tacos to chicken and waffles to poutine. Weekend brunch. $

The Great Northern 716 Pine St., Burlington, 233-8148; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n The kitchen here takes its cues from global cuisines of the north. Slurp shellfish from the raw bar, or snack on fries with smoked pork and Korean pepper aioli. Weekend brunch. $$$

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Monarch & the Milkweed

131 Main St., Burlington, 489-5699; meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, live music, TV n Located in an elegant space in the Historic Vermont House, this downtown eatery offers classic cocktails and Southern-inflected dishes such as seafood and grits. Weekend brunch. $$$

41 Cherry St., Hotel Vermont, Burlington, 651-5027; meals: Bru, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, live music, pub quiz/ trivia, TV n Head inside Hotel Vermont for food inspired by fresh, local ingredients — or enjoy a cocktail on the outdoor terrace. Daily brunch; late-night menu available Friday and Saturday. $$$

111 St. Paul St., Burlington, 4483367; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Pastry shop, “fine diner” and cocktail bar in one, Monarch was voted Vermont’s best new restaurant in 2017. Go for fun twists on American classics. No dinner on Sunday. $$

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Lucky Next Door

16 Church St., Burlington, 658-0278; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, live music, TV n Burgers, beers and summertime jazz hit all the right notes at this longstanding bistro with a lively Church Street patio. $$

163 Cherry St., Burlington, 399-2121; meals: B, L; full bar, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n When the line at sister restaurant Penny Cluse Café is too long, customers can get lucky next door with egg chilaquiles, tacos or pressed sandwiches. $

Hen of the Wood

1 Lawson Lane, Suite 10, Burlington, 846-7446; closed: Tues.; meals: Bru, L; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, live music n Vermont’s first certified green restaurant cooks up breakfast and lunch favorites with a twist — think Belgian lime waffles and Philly cheesesteaks made with seitan. $

55 Cherry St., Burlington, 540-0534; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Rustic charm, locavore cuisine and a legendary wine list distinguish this James Beard Award-nominated restaurant. The bar is open for cocktails and craft brews until midnight. $$$$

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Penny Cluse Café 169 Cherry St., Burlington, 651-8834; meals: B, Bru, L; beer & wine, veganfriendly n Long lines signal food that’s worth the wait. Gingerbread pancakes, chorizo-egg tacos and garlicky kale quesadillas are among the offerings. $

The Skinny Pancake 60 Lake St., Burlington, 540-0188; meals: B, Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, live music n Steps from Waterfront Park, crêpes are griddled before customers’ eyes. Try the Lovemaker, combining strawberries and Nutella. Sunday brunch. $

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210 Shelburne Rd., Burlington, 540-1778; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Hang 10 at a surf-inspired space, where the menu features huevos rancheros for breakfast and fish tacos at lunch. Dinner Tuesday through Saturday. $$

North Beach Park, 60 Institute Rd., Burlington; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; beer & wine, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music n Find pizza, panini and local brews at a restaurant right on the beach. Open Memorial Day through Labor Day. $

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1 King St., on the dock, Burlington, 540-1778; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n When the weather’s warm, patrons chill out in the windswept waterfront bar with salmon poké, Cobb salads and veggie burgers. Mango margaritas and blue Hawaiians mirror the colors of the sunset. $$$

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120 Church St., Burlington, 864-9800; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n Try the Shirt Sleeve — a wrap stuffed with corn-flake-and-almond-crusted chicken, local bacon and Swiss cheese — at one of Church Street’s time-tested restaurants. $$

Bueno y Sano 213 College St., Burlington, 8649900; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Fresh, healthy ingredients such as spicy chipotle chicken, barbecued seitan and garlicky spinach are rolled into burritos and crispy quesadillas. Go wild at the homemade salsa bar. $

New World Tortilla 696 Pine St., Burlington, 865-1058; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n A weekday lunch crowd gathers for salads, soups and big

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STEAKHOUSE/ SEAFOOD Bleu Northeast Seafood 25 Cherry St., Courtyard Marriott Burlington Harbor, Burlington, 864-8600; meals: B, Bru, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly, live music, TV n Chef Doug Paine serves fresh food harvested from New England waters and farms. The bar offers inventive cocktails and acoustic music on the weekend. Sunday brunch. $$$$

Blue Cat Steak & Wine Bar 1 Lawson Lane, Burlington, 363-3639; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec. n The cozy alleyway restaurant is known for fine steaks, handmade ravioli and a wine list more than 300 bottles strong. Free on-site parking. $$$$

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EB Strong’s Prime Steakhouse 10 Church St., Burlington, 497-1214; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec. n Aged prime cuts are served alongside truffled fries and maple-bacon Brussels sprouts. Consider a glass or bottle from the lengthy wine list. $$$$

The Scuffer Tap & Table 148 Church St., Burlington, 8649451; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., veggie-friendly, TV n With 18 beers on tap and a menu of pastas, seafoods and meats, this spot across from city hall has something for everyone. Sunday brunch. $$

Shanty on the Shore 181 Battery St., Burlington, 8640238; meals: L, D; full bar n Built in 1833, this lakeside restaurant is considered a historic landmark. Enjoy fresh seafood and picturesque Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks. $$

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TRADITIONAL Armory Grille and Bar 101 Main St., Hilton Garden Inn, Burlington, 951-0099; meals: B, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, veggie-friendly, TV n The lobby restaurant offers accessible American dishes such as flat-iron steak, chicken marsala, burgers and flatbreads. $$$

Splash at the Boathouse 0 College St., Burlington, 658-2244; seasonal hours; meals: L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Friendly to both boats and dogs, this dockside eatery pairs stunning views of Lake Champlain with burgers and cold beers. Open May through September. $$

ASIAN CHINESE A Single Pebble 133 Bank St., Burlington, 865-5200; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Traditional preparation and presentation distinguish dishes such as the nationally recognized mock eel — a favorite of the Food Network’s Alton Brown. Try the tasting menu. Dim sum on Sunday. $$$

China Express 295 Shelburne Rd., Burlington, 865-2155; closed: Sun.; meals: L, D, LN; delivery, veggie-friendly n This takeout joint on busy Route 7 turns out generous portions of fried dumplings, General Tso’s chicken and other Chinese American standards. $

China Express 2 30 North St., Burlington, 865-4888; closed: Mon.; meals: D, LN; delivery, vegan-friendly n Choose from more than 200 popular Chinese dishes. House specialties include crispy sesame chicken and tangerine beef. $

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187 Pearl St., Burlington, 8643883; meals: L, D, LN; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Downtown Burlington’s quick-service Chinese spot boasts unbeatable hours: It’s open from 11 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. or later every day. Vegetarians can create custom meat-free combos. $

1127 North Ave., Unit 23, Burlington, 540-2598; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Fast and cheerful service keeps customers coming back for fried pork dumplings, pupu platters and mixed seafood dishes. $

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95 St. Paul St., Burlington, 8810336; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Simple Chinese plates are served on-site or to go. Spare ribs with sweet-and-sour sauce are a hit. $

Hong’s Chinese Dumplings 77 Pearl St., Burlington, 660-6688; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: L, D; veggie-friendly n In 2017, Hong Yu traded her beloved Church Street food cart for a storefront. Her chicken, pork and veggie dumplings — available doused in red chile oil — continue to draw crowds. $

Nepali Dumpling House 78 North St., Burlington, 4971992; meals: L, D; vegan-friendly n Inside a market selling traditional Asian clothing and culinary goods, customers queue up for authentic momos. Takeout only. $

Nepali Kitchen 1130 North Ave., Burlington; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n Opening May 2018. The chefs here craft authentic Himalayan cuisine from scratch. Regulars pour in for robust curries, handmade dumplings, lamb saag and gundruk soup. $

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119 College St., Burlington, 881-0550; meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly, TV n The classic Himalayan eats here include momos, curries, thali platters and stews, best enjoyed with a mango lassi. Sunday is brunch only. $

197 College St., Burlington, 4972494; meals: L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n In this pint-size sushi shop and Asian deli, a skilled chef fills bento boxes with fresh, high-quality maki and nigiri made to order. $

191 Pearl St., Burlington, 651-0818; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Locals have voted the sushi here the best in Vermont for five years straight. Korean and Thai dishes are also popular. $$

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Asiana Noodle Shop

144 Church St., Burlington, 4973050; meals: L, D, LN; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, TV n Using recipes crafted by Japanese ramen sensei, the kitchen serves noodles in tonkotsu broth with chashu pork, rice bowls, fried chicken and steamed buns. $

88 Church St., Burlington, 862-8828; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D, LN; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n The subterranean spot serves noodles, dumplings and sushi from across Asia. Assemble a custom bowl of soup with your choice of broth, noodles and protein. $

INDIAN India House Restaurant 207 Colchester Ave., Burlington, 862-7800; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly n Much of the food is prepared in a traditional clay oven. Try tandoori chicken or a curry made with peaches and raisins. No lunch on Monday. $$

Shalimar of India 16 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 864-5693; meals: Bru, L, D; beer & wine, delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Popular dishes such as lamb korma, veggie curries and chicken tikka masala have hit the spot since 1995. $

Shinjuku Station Café 260 North St., Burlington, 540-8198; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; beer & wine, delivery, veggie-friendly n In their new café, a husband-and-wife team fashions Japanese comfort food — from sushi rolls filled with glazed shiitake mushrooms and Japanese squash to miso soup. $

Central Market: Taste of Asia 242 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 495-5966; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Owned by New Americans, this market and deli stocks hard-to-find Asian vegetables and spices, while the kitchen whips up Nepali and Indian entrées for the sit-down crowd. $

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East West Café 2 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 540-8145; closed: Sun.; meals: Bru, L, D; BYOB, delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly, TV n Thailand native Samran Kaewkoet prepares authentic, affordable Isan cuisine to eat in or take out. Try the noodle soup, spicy green papaya salad or a traditional sticky rice dish. $

VIETNAMESE M-Sàigòn 370 Shelburne Rd., Burlington, 8658383; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n The bubble tea here has a devoted local following — and the Vietnamese and Thai dishes range from barbecue pork banh mi to Bún bò Hué to drunken noodles. $$

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BAKERIES & CAFÉS August First Bakery & Café 149 S. Champlain St., Burlington, 540-0060; meals: B, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Laptops and tablets are off-limits at this communityfocused café — all the better to strike up a conversation over fresh croissants, soups, garden salads or sandwiches. Look for the baguette-carting Bread Bike in summer. $

Barrio Bakery 197 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 8638278; meals: B, Bru, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n By day, the Old North End bakery turns out classic pastries, artisanal sandwiches and desserts. Tuesday through Saturday nights, the focus shifts to Roman-style pizzas by the slice. $

Chef’s Corner South End 208 Flynn Ave., Burlington, 6607111; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n In a converted industrial building, diners sit at indoor

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picnic tables to enjoy pastries, panini, wraps, quiches and art displayed by the Flynndog gallery. $

The Chubby Muffin 88 Oak St., Burlington, 540-0050; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Sister to the Skinny Pancake restaurants, the Chubby Muffin weighs in with coffee, snack-shack-style fare and baked goods for locavore lovers. There’s a scoop shop in summer. $

Great Harvest Bread Co. 382 Pine St., Burlington, 660-2733; closed: Sun.; meals: B, L; outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n The warm, fragrant bakery specializes in pastries and loaves made with fresh-milled, whole-grain flour. Lunch options include daily soup and panini. $

Knead Bakery 294 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 540-6852; closed: Wed.; meals: B, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n Filling a “knead” for vegan baked goods, owner Robert Blum puts forth chocolate croissants, challah wreaths, housemade nut cheeses, glazed-tempeh breakfast sandwiches and other plant-based bites. $$

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Mirabelles Café & Bakery 198 Main St., Burlington, 658-3074; meals: B, Bru, L; gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n The pastry cases brim with handmade sweets at Main Street’s award-winning bakery. For sitdown service, try the brioche French toast or a popover stuffed with eggs and smoked salmon. $

My Little Cupcake 217 College St., Burlington, 660-9330; beer & wine, delivery, glutenfree opts., vegan-friendly n These confections may be tiny, but the flavors — from salted caramel to maple cream — are big. Vegan, gluten-free and full-size options are available. $

Nunyuns Bakery & Café 139 N. Champlain St., Burlington, 861-2067; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L n The bright Old North End café pairs a living-room vibe with fresh pastries, buttery French toast and hot pastrami sandwiches. Try the Skeggs: potato skins stuffed with eggs and other fixings. $

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The Swingin’ Pinwheel Café and Bakery 11 Center St., Burlington, 448-3961; closed: Mon.; meals: B, L; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n In a Western-themed café, patrons perk up with cowboy coffee — brewed in a traditional camping pot — and specialties such as flaky wafflini, Mexican-style chili and pinwheel pastries. $

BARS, PUBS & CLUBS BARS/LOUNGES Akes’ Place 134 Church St., Burlington, 8648111; full bar, outdoor seating, live music, TV n What’s on tap at the self-described “rock-and-roll sports bar”? Pints, pool, darts, a jukebox and plenty of sports coverage on bigscreen TVs.

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191 College St., Burlington, 448-4333; full bar n Gamers find everything from sour beers to sake to Street Fighter II at Burlington’s downtown arcade. Choose from 24 brews on tap or try the Archive, a gin cocktail with fernet, vermouth, lime juice and simple syrup.

30 Main St., Suite 110, Burlington, 865-2337; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, live music n Sip a cocktail or one of 24 local, national and imported craft brews at the bar formerly known as Growler Garage. Save room for wings or sliders — and time for shuffleboard or cornhole. $$

Drink 135 St. Paul St., Burlington, 8609463; full bar, live music, TV n House-infused vodkas make for one-of-a-kind cocktails; sip yours on a black leather couch. Nightly drink specials range from $3 to $5.

Esox 194 Main St., Burlington, 862-7314; full bar, TV n Barflies, punks and hipsters catch Red Sox and Yankees games at this sports bar. There are 11 beers on tap, light bar snacks and video games, too. $

Finnigan’s Pub 205 College St., Burlington, 8648209; full bar, cash/check only, live music, TV n A friendly, no-frills atmosphere offers “craft beer for the common man” — plus a wide array of whiskey and sports on seven flatscreen TVs.

Half Lounge 136 1/2 Church St., Burlington; meals: D; full bar, live music n In a pint-size speakeasy, cocktails such as the Wicked Apple — made with Vermont ice cider, Domaine de Canton and Prosecco — accompany nightly live music. $$

JP’s Pub 139 Main St., Burlington, 658-6389; full bar, karaoke, TV n Karaoke fans can take the stage four nights a week. Video games, pool and foosball tables offer additional entertainment.

Light Club Lamp Shop 12 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 660-9346; meals: D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, dance floor, live music n An exceptionally decorated

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The Mounted Cat 60 Battery St., Hilton Burlington, Burlington, 658-6500; meals: B, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., lodging, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, live music, TV n When the weather’s warm, enjoy cocktails and bar snacks around a patio fire pit at the Hilton Burlington’s lounge and restaurant. $$$

Olde Northender Pub 23 North St., Burlington, 864-9888; full bar, dance floor, TV n Owner Bob Beauvais describes his neighborhood watering hole as “the best damn make-you-feel-at-home bar.”

The Other Place 4 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 863-5803; meals: LN; full bar, TV n Pair a cocktail or cheap pitcher of beer with free popcorn at a friendly bar affectionately known as “the OP.” Nightly drink specials. $

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Radio Bean 8 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 6609346; meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, dance floor, live music n Burlington’s artistic epicenter and “common living room” has helped launch nationally acclaimed music acts. Nightly entertainment spans every genre; coffee drinks and cocktails keep audiences coming back for more. $

SideBar 202 Main St., Burlington; meals: D, LN; full bar, dance floor, live music n Catch a live band — or a two-martini buzz — at a hip bar adjacent to Mr. Mikes Pizza. Beer drinkers can choose from roughly 20 craft beers and ciders on tap. $

Sotto Enoteca 152 St. Paul St., Burlington, 864-5253; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, veggie-friendly n Head to the intimate subterranean spot for a cocktail or glass of wine. Stay for antipasti or an Italian plate prepared next door in Trattoria Delia’s kitchen. $$

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The Farmhouse Tap & Grill

71 S. Union St., Burlington; call for hours; meals: L, D; full bar; veggiefriendly n Opening late spring 2018. Sip an artisan cocktail made with aged gin or whiskey, or one of six beers and ciders on draft. Pizzas and salads come from Folino’s next door. $$

185 Pearl St., Burlington, 497-0119; meals: D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n Stop in for craft beers — derived from the owner’s recipe archive and brewed across town at Queen City Brewery — and unwind with pizza, pool and arcade games. Night owls can stay ’til 2 a.m. $

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Vermont Pub & Brewery

160 Bank St., Burlington, 859-0888; meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n You’d never guess this place used to be a McDonald’s. Burgers and other farm-to-table comforts draw daily crowds, as do rare brews from Vermont and beyond. Sip one fireside or in the seasonal beer garden. Weekend brunch. $$

149 Elmwood Ave., Burlington, 658-0456; full bar, outdoor seating, TV n Imagine a downscale “Cheers” with darts, pool and a jukebox, and you’ve got a visual of this popular neighborhood haunt.

144 College St., Burlington, 865-0500; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, live music, TV n Burlington’s original brewpub deals in classic plates such as country meatloaf and fish and chips, best paired with one of 10 ever-changing beers. $$

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316 Pine St., Suite 114, Burlington, 448-3278; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, live music, pub quiz/trivia n A lively tasting room brings cider to the citizens — straight from the tap or mixed into original cocktails. Burgers, bangers and mash, and bacon-dusted fries are on the menu. Live music most weekends. $$

Drifter’s 156 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 774-488-0073; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D, LN; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Step inside the tiny neighborhood joint for craft brews — or $3 house wines — and plates such as kimchi ramen and hand-rolled parsnip gnocchi. $

NIGHTCLUBS Club Metronome 188 Main St., Burlington, 658-4771; meals: LN; full bar, dance floor, live music, TV n Above Nectar’s, a dimly lit nightclub hosts DJs and bands until 2 a.m. nightly. Head to Saturday’s Retronome for throwback dance tunes. $

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Nectar’s 188 Main St., Burlington, 658-4771; meals: D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n The birthplace of Phish has become a Burlington landmark for local and national bands. Fuel your dancing feet with a house-ground burger and “world-famous” gravy fries. $

Rasputin’s Bar 163 Church St., Burlington, 8649324; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed.; full bar, cash/check only, dance floor, live music, TV n Two DJs, two dance floors and walletfriendly drink deals make this bar and nightclub — in business since 1978 — a popular college haunt.

Red Square 136 Church St., Burlington, 8598909; full bar, outdoor seating, dance floor, live music, TV n This busy downtown bar hosts DJs and live music on weeknights — in two different spaces. Weekends showcase touring bands.

Signal Kitchen 71 Main St., Burlington, 399-2337; call for hours; beer & wine, dance floor, live music n The basement recording studio periodically opens as a speakeasy-style bar for live music and arts events.

Social Club & Lounge 165 Church St., Burlington; closed: Sun., Mon., Tues., Wed.; full bar, dance floor, live music, TV n Just south of the Church Street pedestrian mall, this lively nightclub entertains with comedy showcases and late-night dance parties.

Vermont Comedy Club 101 Main St., Burlington, 859-0100; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Tacos, pulled-pork sliders and warm chocolate chip cookies meet creative craft cocktails such as the Resting B*tch Face. It all comes with a side of laughter. $

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555 Shelburne Rd., Burlington, 489-5083; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, pub quiz/trivia, TV n The wing’s the thing! Choose from 22 sauces and 24 beers on draft at this locally owned outpost. Sports play on dozens of big-screen TVs. $

123 Church St., Burlington, 860-9401; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, dance floor, live music, pub quiz/trivia, TV n Here you’ll find a friendly pub experience featuring a full menu, craft brews and single-malt Scotches. Live music and brunch on the weekend. $$

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103 Church St., Burlington, 6581309; meals: L, D; full bar, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n College students and professionals alike gather to watch games while filling up on wings, burgers and entrée-size salads. $

Lincolns Off Church St., Burlington; closed: Sun., Mon.; full bar n This secretive speakeasy doesn’t list its address, but those who find it are rewarded with old-school décor and prices. Mixed drinks and Vermont beers on tap are just $5.

159 Main St., Burlington, 864-0744; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, delivery, karaoke, live music, pub quiz/ trivia, TV n Lively sports bar by day and sweaty dance club by night, RJ’s is the place for music, NFL games, burgers and award-winning wings. Weekend lunch. $

Smitty’s Pub 1127 North Ave., Suite 20, Burlington, 862-4300; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, veggiefriendly, live music, TV n Head to the New North End for wings, fish and chips, pastas, and burgers — all served until late. Saturday is for live music, Sunday for football. Lunch Thursday through Sunday. $

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St. Paul Street Gastrogrub 205 St. Paul St., Burlington, 540-8383; meals: D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n Vermont brews flow from eight draft lines at this tiny neighborhood pub. Pair a pint with wings, Parmesan truffle fries and a game of Connect Four. $

Vermont grains, as well as mixers and bitters. Drink specials Thursday through Sunday.

Queen City Brewery 703B Pine St., Burlington, 5400280; closed: Mon. n European beers dominate this old-world-style brewery, opened by four longtime friends in 2014. Popular brews include the Landlady ESB and the Yorkshire Porter.

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TASTING ROOMS Foam Brewers 112 Lake St., Burlington, 399-2511; meals: L, D; beer & wine, outdoor seating, live music n Burlington’s waterfront brewery pours imaginative IPAs, sours and Belgianstyle saisons. What else is on tap? Cheese plates, charcuterie, comedy, local art, live music and summer food trucks. $

Mad River Distillers Burlington Tasting Room 137 St. Paul St., Burlington, 4895501; closed: Tues. n The airy cocktail emporium samples and sells awardwinning spirits handmade with

1127 North Ave., Suite 8, Burlington, 399-2658; closed: Mon., Tues.; meals: D n The New North End taproom produces pints, flights, growlers and cans of accessible brews, from hoppy pales to saltkissed goses. Look for local food carts and trucks. $

Smugglers’ Notch Distillery & Vermont Distillers Tasting Room 28 Church St., Burlington, 861-2071 n Part tasting room, part retail outlet, this sipping spot on the Church Street Marketplace offers locally made spirits, liqueurs, wines, mixers and specialty foods.

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The Tap Room at Switchback Brewing 160 Flynn Ave., Burlington, 651-4114; outdoor seating, live music n Tour the brewery’s production area, then kick back with a pint and a McKenzie hot dog in the light-flooded tasting room. $

Zero Gravity Craft Brewery 716 Pine St., Burlington, 4970054; outdoor seating n American Flatbread’s flagship brewery pours pints of Green State Lager and Conehead IPA in a hip South End bar. Pair yours with a pretzel or sausage in the colorful outdoor beer garden. $

WINE BARS Dedalus Wine Shop, Market & Wine Bar 388 Pine St., Burlington, 865-2368; meals: L, D; beer & wine n Peruse the bottle shop and cheese counter, then head to the bar for wines by the glass and handcrafted nibbles, from charcuterie and conserva on toast to creamy polenta and New York strip. $

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COFFEE/TEA Brio Coffeeworks 696 Pine St., Suite 4B, Burlington, 777-6641; closed: Sun. n Buy or taste fresh-roasted, fair-trade coffee at this South End beanery, or hone your palate at a cupping.

Dobrá Tea 80 Church St., entrance on Bank St., Burlington, 951-2424; meals: L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, live music, TV n Guests can sit on bohemian floor pillows and ring a bell to order from more than 100 varieties of loose-leaf tea. Snacks range from Mediterranean mezze platters to handmade chocolate truffles. $

Maglianero 47 Maple St., Burlington, 861-3155; meals: B, L; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Find well-sourced beans roasted by Counter Culture Coffee, teas from Vermont’s Stone Leaf Teahouse and kombucha on draft. Dogs are welcome here. $

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Muddy Waters 184 Main St., Burlington, 658-0466; meals: B, L, D; full bar, veganfriendly n Exposed beams and rustic wood floors make this funky coffeehouse feel more like a tree house. Enjoy a baked good with an organic, fair-trade roast — or, in the evening, a cocktail. $

Onyx Tonics Specialty Coffee 126 College St., Suite 120, Burlington; closed: Sun. n The single-origin coffees hail from small farms and roasters around the world. Sample a half dozen weekly offerings in an espresso drink or a cup of drip. Summertime brings cold-brew and affogato.

Scout & Co. 237 North Ave., Burlington, 5400349; meals: B; outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Caffeine meets ice cream: Order a cup of artisan coffee or a scoop of smoked maple off the ever-evolving menu. $

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Uncommon Grounds Coffee and Tea

128 Lakeside Ave., Burlington, 5400340; closed: Sat., Sun.; meals: B, L; veggie-friendly n Customers come for coffee but stay for breakfast or lunch. The options range from chiaseed porridge to cheeseburgers. $

42 Church St., Burlington, 865-6227; meals: B; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n For more than two decades, the family-owned café has pleased the coffee-drinking public with its in-house roaster, speedy service and vegan peanut butter bars. $

Speeder & Earl’s Coffee 412 Pine St., Burlington, 658-6016; meals: B; outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n As many as 700 caffeinedependent patrons pass through this coffee shop daily. The beans are roasted in-house, and the breakfast pastries come from Barrio Bakery. $

Tight Squeeze Coffee Shop 125 College St., Burlington, 6517031; meals: B n This pint-size café specializes in caffeinated pick-meups — think custom roasts, espresso drinks and creative lattes. Barrio Bakery supplies sweet and savory treats. $

EURO BRITISH Union Jack’s 370 Shelburne Rd., Burlington, 6529828; meals: L, D; BYOB, veggiefriendly n American sandwiches share menu space with British staples such as fish and chips. Try the Cor Blimey: roast beef, corned beef and pastrami with cheddar, pickled onion rings and spicy mustard sauce. No dinner on Sunday. $

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FRENCH Bistro de Margot 126 College St., Burlington, 863-5200; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Chef-owner Hervé Mahé pairs classic French cuisine — escargots, steak frites, savory tarts — with fine wines at his polished downtown bistro. $$$$

Leunig’s Bistro & Café 115 Church St., Burlington, 8633759; meals: Bru, L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly, live music n Frenchinflected fare and great views of Church Street make for a memorable meal; the steak frites are an enduring classic. Head to the upstairs lounge for tapas and cocktails. Weekday lunch; Sunday brunch. $$$$

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MEDITERRANEAN Ahli Baba’s Kabob Shop 163 Main St., Burlington, 862-5752; meals: B, L, D, LN; gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n College students and patrons headed to the neighboring Flynn Center for the Performing Arts stop in for quickservice gyros, falafel and other Middle Eastern eats. $

Istanbul Kebab House 175 Church St., Burlington, 857-5091; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Specialties include hot lavash bread, kebabs and casseroles served in earthenware dishes. For dessert: maple baklava with Turkish coffee. Dine on the rooftop when the weather is warm. $$

American Flatbread Burlington Hearth 115 St. Paul St., Burlington, 861-2999; meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar, glutenfree opts., outdoor seating, veganfriendly, live music n Flatbreads topped with local, organic ingredients bake before your eyes in an open, wood-fired oven. Sample Zero Gravity Craft Brewery’s house ales. Weekend brunch. $$

Big Daddy’s Pizza 177 Church St., Burlington, 863-0000; meals: L, D, LN; delivery, outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n The counter-service pie shop slings wings, subs and slices to college students and late-night crowds until 2 a.m. $

Folino’s 71 S. Union St., Burlington, 4483110; BYOB n Burlington’s newest pizzeria serves wood-fired pies and family-style salads. It’s BYOB, but you can grab a cocktail from adjacent Stonecutter Spirits. $$

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Leonardo’s Pizza

176 Main St., Burlington, 8621234; meals: L, D, LN; beer & wine, delivery, gluten-free opts., veggiefriendly, TV n “Burlington’s Little Italy” keeps its carb-loving clientele happy with thin-crust pizzas, hot sandwiches, pastas and soups. $

83 Pearl St., Burlington, 862-7700; meals: L, D, LN; delivery, gluten-free opts., vegan-friendly n Chittenden County’s award-winning pizzadelivery place crafts creative pies. Get a Roasted Maine Potato, Smokin’ Gouda or Pulled Pork Peppadew on white, organic whole wheat or glutenfree crust. $$

Ken’s Pizza and Pub 71 Church St., Burlington, 862-3335; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, outdoor seating, TV n The cozy atmosphere and easygoing prices keep ’em coming — and have since 1973. You can smell the pizzas baking a block away. Tiki bar in summer. $

La Boca Wood Fired Pizzeria 1127 North Ave., Suite 32, Burlington, 399-2396; closed: Mon.; meals: D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., veggie-friendly n Local ingredients shine in Italian eats such as panzanella, pasta carbonara and pesto chicken pizza. An open kitchen offers a view of pies going into the flames. $$

Manhattan Pizza & Pub 167 Main St., Burlington, 658-6776; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, veggiefriendly, dance floor, karaoke, live music, TV n With 20 beers on tap, daily homemade specials, pool and live music, this Main Street cornerstone is a favorite local hangout. $

Mr. Mikes Pizza 206 Main St., Burlington, 864-0072; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, delivery, veggie-friendly, TV n Night owls flock here for full pies and slices of thin-crust Buffalo chicken, Hawaiian and veggie. Arcade games and pool occupy the back room. $

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Pascolo Ristorante 83 Church St., Burlington, 497-1613; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n Part of the thriving Farmhouse Group, this subterranean spot crafts handmade pastas and wood-fired pizzas from farm-fresh ingredients. $$$

Pizza Barrio 197 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 863-8278; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n In the heart of the Old North End, this intimate eatery sells Roman-style slices by the inch — with baconmarmalade, sweet Italian sausage and other tasty toppings. Whole pizzas are available to go. $$

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Trattoria Delia 152 St. Paul St., Burlington, 864-5253; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n A firelit setting and award-winning wine list distinguish this authentic Italian spot. Try the housemade pasta or wood-grilled Vermont rabbit. $$$

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Burlington Bay Market & Café 125 Battery St., Burlington, 8640110; meals: B, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly n This lakeside landmark offers gourmet salads, fresh seafoods, homemade soups and sandwiches. There’s a seasonal creemee stand, but views of Lake Champlain are year-round. $

City Market, Onion River Co-op (two locations)

Bessery’s Butcher Shoppe 1398 North Ave., Burlington, 8621731; meals: L, D; outdoor seating n Beef is ground daily and sausages are housemade at the family-run butcher shop, open since 1963. Hit up the deli and grill for a burger, grinder or salad, then chow down at a picnic table in warm weather. $

207 Flynn Ave., Burlington, 540-6400; 82 S. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 861-9700; meals: B, Bru, L, D; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n People of all stripes converge at Burlington’s grocery cooperative, now with two locations. Buy some kale, get a sandwich fresh-made at the deli or peruse the hot bar. $

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156 St. Paul St., Burlington, 489-5644; meals: D; full bar, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., veggie-friendly n Neopolitan-style pies emerge from a blazing oven topped with San Marzano tomatoes, housemade mozzarella, and local veggies and meats. A lively bar offers craft cocktails. $$

MIDDLE EASTERN Anatolian 2 Church St., second floor, Suite 2H, Burlington, 448-0748; closed: Sat., Sun., Mon.; meals: L, D; delivery, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Call in your order to this takeout and delivery spot serving Turkish specialties — tabbouleh, dolmas, gyros and falafel among them. For lunch, a plate of turmeric couscous with veggie kofte hits the spot. $

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MEXICAN El Cortijo Taqueria y Cantina 189 Bank St., Burlington, 497-1668; meals: Bru, L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., veganfriendly n Everything down to the heirloom corn tortillas is local at the Farmhouse Group’s hip taqueria. Don’t miss the “wicked fly” margaritas. Weekend brunch. $$

El Gato Cantina 169 Church St., Burlington, 540-3095; meals: L, D, LN; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggiefriendly n Tacos and quesadillas meet tamales and other traditional dishes here. Try a mango margarita made with one of 100 tequilas. $$

Esperanza Restaurante 180 Battery St., Burlington, 657-3377; closed: Mon.; meals: L, D; full bar, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, veggie-friendly, TV n A Salvadoran man and Filipino woman opened this casual fusion restaurant. Their fare includes pupusas, tamales and fried-chicken lollipops. $$

SWEETS Ben & Jerry’s 36 Church St., Burlington, 862-9620; outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Just around the corner from where the Ben & Jerry’s ice cream empire began, Church Street’s scoop shop dishes out cones and sundaes of Phish Food, Chocolate Therapy, Chunky Monkey and more. $

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Lake Champlain Chocolates (two locations) 65 Church St., Burlington, 862-5185; 750 Pine St., Burlington, 864-1807 n Sip espresso or hot cocoa while browsing the chocolatier’s gourmet truffles, bars and other treats. Tours of the Pine Street factory are Monday through Friday. $

Shy Guy Gelato 457 St. Paul St., Burlington, 518-9510442; seasonal hours; gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Crafted by a gelato maker who perfected his technique in Italy, these Sicilian-style scoops come in flavors such as fior di latte, honey-sea-saltToblerone and lemon-thyme. $

SoYo Frozen Yogurt 696 Pine St., Burlington, 540-0851; seasonal hours n Vermont dairy, berries and chocolate shine in small batches of frozen yogurt made daily. Closed late December through early March. $

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VEGETARIAN Pingala Café 1 Mill St., Suite 138, Burlington, 5400110; meals: B, Bru, L, D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., outdoor seating, vegan-friendly n Vegan eats come with a stellar view of the Winooski River. Choose from gluten-free pastries, salads, veggie burgers and breakfast plates featuring eggplant “bacon.” $

Revolution Kitchen 9 Center St., Burlington, 448-3657; closed: Sun., Mon.; meals: D; beer & wine, gluten-free opts., reserv. rec., vegan-friendly n Burlington’s first all-vegetarian restaurant promises fresh, local and organic ingredients in dishes such as pad Thai and tacos. Note the homemade desserts and vegan wines. $$

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INDEX # 1st Republic Brewing Company ....................123 2 Brews Café .............................................. 12 3 Squares Café............................................ 53 10 Railroad Street....................................... 85 14th Star Brewing Co. ................................107 84 Main Sports Grill ...................................107 133 State Street Café .................................. 67 158 Main Restaurant & Bakery ...................... 85 371 Restaurant........................................... 29 506 Bistro & Bar......................................... 33 1846 Tavern and Restaurant ......................... 20

A A Single Pebble .........................................143 A&W Drive-In ............................................. 51 Abbey Pub & Restaurant, The ......................105 Agave Taco and Tequila Casa .......................131 Ahli Baba’s Kabob Shop ..............................157 Akes’ Place ...............................................147 Al Ducci’s Italian Pantry............................... 16 Al’s French Frys .........................................117 Al’s Pizza & Deli ......................................... 63 Alchemist, The ........................................... 91 Alexander’s Restaurant & Pub ....................... 36 Alice’s Table ............................................... 98 Allegro Ristorante ....................................... 16 Alley Cat, The............................................. 71 Allium ....................................................... 80 Allyn’s Lodge ............................................. 77 Almost Home ............................................. 59 Always Emma’s Café .................................... 13 America’s Taco Shop ...................................101 American Flatbread .........................57, 80, 157 Amy’s Bakery Arts Café ................................ 25 Anatolian .................................................158 Anchor Seafood Restaurant .......................... 24 Angelina’s Restaurant .................................. 93 Angkor Wat ................................................ 34 Anthony’s Diner .......................................... 98 Appalachian Gap Distillery ........................... 55 Apple Barn & Country Bake Shop, The ........... 14 Apple Core Luncheonette & Brew .................. 77 Archie’s Grill .............................................117 Archives, The ............................................147 Ardelia’s .................................................... 49 Arkham ..................................................... 25 Arlington Inn ............................................. 12 Armory Grille and Bar .................................143 Artesano .......................................... 100, 101 Artisan Restaurant, Tavern and Garden .......... 20 H ArtsRiot........................................ 132, 137 Asia Restaurant .......................................... 99 Asian Bistro ..............................................119 Asian Gourmet ......................................25, 69 Asiana House ...................................... 69, 144 Asiana Noodle Shop ...................................144 Asta’s Swiss Inn ......................................... 28 Athens Diner .............................................113 August First Bakery & Café ..........................145 Auntie Dee Dees Homemade VT Baked Goods .... 99 Autumn Mountain Winery ............................ 44

B B.Good .....................................................135 B.U. Emporium ..........................................121 Baba-à-Louis Bakery ................................... 25 Back Behind Restaurant, The ........................ 40 Back Country Café....................................... 40 Backroom, The ........................................... 40 Backstage Pub & Restaurant........................121 Backyard Tavern, The .................................. 89 Bada Bing ................................................. 71 Bagel Café & Deli, The ................................135 Bagel Market Bakery and Café......................113 Bagel Place, The ........................................113 Bagel, The ................................................. 85 Bagels Plus ...............................................113 Bagitos Bagel and Burrito Café ..................... 72 Bailiwicks on Mill ....................................... 98 Baja Burrito Co........................................... 41 Bakery, The ................................................ 42 Bakkerij Krijnen.......................................... 14 Bamboo Gardens......................................... 69 Bangkok Bistro in the Alley.........................144 Bangkok Minute Thai Café...........................119 Bar 802 ..................................................... 25 Bar Antidote .............................................. 53 Barkeaters Restaurant ................................113 Barn Restaurant & Tavern, The...................... 13 Barnard General Store.................................. 36 Barnard Inn Restaurant and Max’s Tavern ....... 33 Barnyard Wood Crafted Pizza .......................125 Barrio Bakery ............................................145 Barrows House Restaurant............................ 12 Basil’s Pizzeria & Restaurant......................... 71 Baxter’s Restaurant ..................................... 42 Bayside Pavilion ........................................105 Bayview Bar and Grill .................................117 Beach House VT, The ..................................141 Beanery, The .............................................. 92 Beans by the Border...................................100 Bear Den Lounge .......................................100 Bear Naked Growler ..................................... 71 Bearded Frog, The......................................113 Beau ......................................................... 72 Belfry, The ................................................107 Belle’s Café ...............................................113 Ben & Bill’s: A New York Deli .......................135 Ben & Jerry’s .................................16, 81, 159 Bench, The ................................................ 89 Benner’s Bagels Pizza n’ Whatnosh ................ 16

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Bennington Pizza House .............................. 16 Bennington Pizza Plaza ............................... 16 Bennington Station Restaurant/ B&R Tavern Bistro....................................... 14 Bent Hill Brewery ....................................... 63 Bentley’s Bakery and Café ............................ 99 Bentleys Restaurant .................................... 34 Bento ......................................................144 Berda’s Restaurant .....................................117 Bernie’s Restaurant ....................................105 Bessery’s Butcher Shoppe ...........................158 Bethel Village Sandwich Shop ....................... 62 Betsey’s Dot’s of Dover ................................ 20 Big Daddy’s Pizza.......................................157 Big Eyes Bakery .......................................... 25 Big Fatty’s BBQ .......................................... 33 Big Jay Tavern...........................................107 Big Moose Pub, The..................................... 55 Big Picture Theater and Café ........................ 77 Billtown BBQ ............................................. 67 Billy T’s Northside Dairy Bar ......................... 13 Birch Ridge Inn .......................................... 40 Birchgrove Baking ...................................... 69 Birdseye Diner............................................ 40 Bistro at Ten Acres...................................... 85 Bistro de Margot ........................................155 Bistro Henry .............................................. 15 Bittersweet Memories Bakery Café ................. 25 Black Cap Coffee & Beer .............................. 92 Black Diamond Barbecue & Catering .............. 85 Black Krim Tavern ....................................... 62 Black Sheep Bistro ...................................... 50 Blackback Pub............................................ 79 Bleu Northeast Seafood ..............................141 Bliss Village Store & Deli ............................. 36 Blossom Whole Food Kitchen and Catering ....113 Blue Benn, The .......................................... 12 Blue Cat ............................................. 44, 141 Blue Donkey, The ........................................ 89 Blue Moose Italian Bistro............................. 28 Blue Paddle Bistro .....................................105 Blue Stone, The .....................................71, 80 Blueberry Haus .......................................... 29 Blueberry Hill Inn ....................................... 40 Bluebird Barbecue .....................................135 Bob’s Diner ................................................ 12 Bobcat Café & Brewery, The ......................... 53 Bolton Valley Deli ......................................113 H Bohemian Bakery ..............................64, 69 Boston Dreams ........................................... 36 Boyden Valley Winery & Spirits ..................... 91 Brattle Burger ............................................ 26 Brattleboro Food Co-op ............................... 29 Brattleboro Village Pizza.............................. 28 Bread&Butter ............................................. 99 Brenda’s Homestyle Cookin’ .......................... 98 Brewster River Pub & Brewery....................... 89 Bridge Restaurant, The ................................ 51 Bridgewater Corners Country Store ................ 36 Bringing You Vermont.................................. 16 Brio Coffeeworks........................................153 Bristol Bakery & Café ........................... 53, 119 Brix Wine Bar ............................................. 44 Brocklebank Craft Brewing ........................... 63 Brown Cow ...........................................12, 99 Bryant House Restaurant, The ...................... 24 Buddy’s Famous .......................................... 67 Bueno Burrito ............................................ 45 Bueno y Sano.................................... 131, 141 Buffalo Mountain Food Co-op & Café ............101 Buffalo Wild Wings.....................................151 Buono Appetito Italian Restaurant ...............125 Burger Barn ............................................... 86 Burgrs on the Rocs ..................................... 40 Burke Publick House ..................................100 Burlington Bagel Bakery .............................113 Burlington Bay Market & Café......................158 Burlington Beer Company ...........................121 Burnham Hollow Bakery & Café..................... 42 Burt’s Irish Pub .......................................... 89 Bustin Belly Bar, Grill & Deli......................... 87 Butch + Babe’s ..........................................137 Butchery, The ........................................80, 95 Butler’s Pantry............................................ 85 Butternut Inn and Pancake House ................. 42 Buzzy’s Pizzeria 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C Café at Delight ........................................... 24 Café at Gato Nero Press ..............................100 Café at the Gallery .....................................107 Café CMAC ................................................. 40 Café Lotti .................................................100 Café Mediterano ........................................124 Café on Main.............................................. 85 Café Provence ............................................ 44 Café Sora ................................................... 14 Café Sweet Basil ......................................... 98 Cai’s Dim Sum Teahouse............................... 25 Cajun’s Snack Bar ....................................... 98 Cake & Crumb Bakery .................................. 89 Caledonia Spirits .......................................100 Canteen Creemee Company........................... 77 Canteen, The.............................................. 87 Cantina di Gerardo .....................................101 Capitol Grounds Café ................................... 71 Capriccio Ristorante .................................... 44 Cara Mia’s Pizzeria ...................................... 44 Carol’s Hungry Mind ...............................49, 57 Carpenter & Main........................................ 33 Carriage House Café & Grill........................... 99 Carriage Room Restaurant & Fireside Pub ....... 89 Carrier Roasting Co. .................................... 71

Casa Bella Inn & Restaurant ......................... 44 Cask & Kiln Kitchen..................................... 20 Castle Hill Restaurant .................................. 20 Castlerock Pub ........................................... 79 Castleton Pizza Place and Deli ...................... 44 Castleton Village Store ................................ 45 H Catalyst Coffee Bar ........................ 102, 107 Cattails Restaurant ..................................... 42 Center Street Bar ........................................ 42 Central Market: Taste of Asia .......................144 Champlain Orchards & Cidery ........................ 55 Chan’s House ............................................. 34 Chantecleer Restaurant................................ 16 Charity’s 1887 Saloon & Restaurant ............... 40 Charlie B’s Pub & Restaurant ........................ 89 Charlie-O’s World Famous ............................. 69 Charlmont, The........................................... 87 Charlotte Village Winery .............................123 Chauncey’s Family Dining............................. 14 Chef Brad’s CrazySide................................... 33 Chef Leu’s House .......................................119 Chef Mei .................................................... 25 Chef’s Corner ..................................... 119, 145 Chef’s Downtown Deli .................................. 62 Chef’s Market ............................................. 63 Chelsea Royal Diner..................................... 20 Chelsea Station .......................................... 62 Chester’s Bakery ........................................105 Chez Henri Restaurant and Bistrot................. 80 Chez Pidgeon ............................................100 Chicken Charlie’s........................................117 Chill Vermont Gelato ................................... 72 China Buffet .............................................. 25 China City.................................................. 14 China Express ............................................143 China Fun .................................................. 77 China Garden ............................................117 China Moon ..........................................34, 69 China Star ............................................69, 77 China Town Restaurant ................................ 69 China Wok ................................................. 14 China Wok Buffet .......................................106 Chocolate Barn, The .................................... 16 Choices Restaurant and Rotisserie ................. 40 Chop House ..........................................13, 24 Chopstick House II ....................................117 Chowder Shack ........................................... 98 Christos’ Pizza & Pasta................................. 16 Chubby Muffin, The ....................................145 Church Street Tavern ..................................151 Cilantro Restaurant ..................................... 16 Citizen Cider .............................................149 City Limits Night Club ................................. 55 City Market, Onion River Co-op ....................158 City Sports Grille .......................................121 CJ’s Suds South .......................................... 43 Clear River Tavern ....................................... 43 Cliff House Restaurant ................................. 85 Cloudland Farm Restaurant........................... 33 Clover House Pub.......................................121 Club Metronome ........................................149 Cockadoodle Pizza Café................................ 63 Cody’s Irish Pub & Grille .............................121 Coffee Bar, The ........................................... 28 Coffee Barn Café ......................................... 28 Coffee House.............................................. 28 Colatina Exit .............................................. 36 Colchester’s Mead Hall ................................121 Coleman Brook Tavern ................................. 20 Colonial Café, The ....................................... 87 Colonnade ................................................. 14 Commodities Natural Market ......................... 95 Common Café ............................................. 67 Connie’s Kitchen ......................................... 98 Cook Sisters Café .......................................105 Cookster, The ............................................. 20 Copper Grouse, The ..................................... 12 Copper Plate at River’s Edge Farm Stand......... 98 Coriander................................................... 50 Cork Wine Bar & Market ..........................79, 92 Cornerstone ............................................... 71 Costello’s Market......................................... 59 Country House Restaurant, The ..................... 42 Countryman’s Pleasure, The .......................... 44 Creamery Restaurant, The............................. 99 Creek House Diner, The ................................ 62 Creemee Stand ........................................... 29 Crossing, The ............................................105 Crossroads Bar & Grill .................................. 62 Crow Bar and Grill ....................................... 35 Cubber’s .................................................... 59 Cucina Antica ............................................125 Cupboard Deli & Bakery, The......................... 85 Curtis’ BBQ ................................................ 20

D D’s Market & Deli ........................................ 16 D&K’s Jamaica Grocery................................. 29 Daily Planet, The .......................................139 Dairy Center Restaurant and Champion Sports Tavern .......................106 Dairy Creme ............................................... 67 Dalem’s Chalet ........................................... 28 Dana’s by the Gorge .................................... 34 Danville Restaurant & Inn............................ 99 Dari Joy .................................................... 24 Dave’s Cosmic Subs ....................................113 Davidson’s ................................................. 33 Deb’s Place ................................................ 85 Dedalus Wine Shop, Market & Wine Bar .........153 Deerhill Inn and Restaurant ......................... 20 Delicate Decadence Cake Boutique ................ 69 Delightfully Delicious Bakery & Café .............. 25

Dellveneri’s Bakery ...................................... 45 deMena’s ................................................... 72 Den, The ................................................... 89 Depot 62 Bistro & Café ................................ 16 Depot Square Pizzeria.................................. 72 Depot Street Malt Shop................................ 85 Derby Cow Palace, The ................................. 99 Derby Line Village Inn ................................101 Diner, The.................................................. 49 DJ’s Restaurant .......................................... 24 Dobrá Tea ......................................... 124, 153 Doc Ponds ................................................. 89 Dog River Brewery ...................................... 71 Domenic’s Pizzeria ...................................... 44 Doreen’s Drive-In........................................ 41 Dormy Grill ................................................ 14 Dorset Inn, The .......................................... 14 Dorset Rising Artisan Baked Goods ................ 14 Dot’s Restaurant ......................................... 20 Douglas Sweets .........................................131 Dover Bar and Grill ..................................... 25 Dover Forge Restaurant................................ 20 Down Home Kitchen.................................... 67 Downtown Grocery, The ............................... 20 Downtown Pizzeria & Pub ............................ 93 Dragon House ...........................................117 Dream Café ................................................ 85 Drewski’s on the River ................................. 34 Drifter’s ....................................................149 Drink .......................................................147 Drop-In Brewing Company ........................... 57 ¡Duino! (Duende).......................................139 Duke’s Creemees ........................................131 Duo Restaurant .......................................... 20 Durty Nelly’s Irish Pub ................................107 Dusit Thai Cuisine ....................................... 99 Dusty Bottle, The........................................ 35 Dutch Mill Family Restaurant .......................117 Dutch Pancake Café..................................... 92

E East Asian Cuisine....................................... 42 East Corinth General Store ........................... 37 East Garden ............................................... 62 East Side Restaurant & Pub, The ................... 99 East West Café...........................................145 Eastern & Main Market-Deli .......................... 98 Eastern Dragon..........................................106 Eaton’s Sugar House.................................... 62 EB Strong’s Prime Steakhouse ......................141 Echo Lake Inn, The ..................................... 20 Echo Restaurant & Lounge ........................... 22 Eco Bean .......................................... 113, 137 Edelweiss Mountain Deli .............................. 85 Eden Specialty Ciders .................................100 Edmund’s Coffee Shop ................................100 Edson Hill Dining Room & Tavern .................. 85 El Cortijo Taqueria y Cantina........................159 El Gato Cantina ................................. 131, 159 El Toro ...................................................... 95 Elixir......................................................... 33 Elliot Street Fish, Chips & More..................... 28 Elm Brook Farm Craft Distillery ....................107 Elm Street Market, The ................................ 16 Enosburg Falls Country Club Restaurant.........106 Erica’s American Diner ................................105 Esox ........................................................147 Esperanza Restaurante................................159 Espresso Bueno .......................................... 71 Essex Grill.................................................117 Evelyne’s on Center ....................................106 Everybuddy’s Casual Dining .......................... 99

F Fair Haven Inn Restaurant ........................... 44 Fairlee Diner, The........................................ 33 Fairway Tavern ........................................... 26 H Falcon Bar ........................................10, 14 Falls General Store ...................................... 72 Family Table, The ........................................ 85 Famous Pizza ............................................. 28 Farm Store, The .......................................... 95 Farmhouse Tap & Grill, The..........................149 Farnham Ale & Lager ..................................123 Fast Eddie’s Restaurant, Bakery & Ice Cream Stand ...................................... 24 Father’s Restaurant ..................................... 24 Feldman’s Bagels .......................................135 Fiddlehead Brewing Company ......................124 Finnigan’s Pub ..........................................147 Fire & Ice Restaurant .................................. 51 Fire Tower Pizza.......................................... 93 Firebird Café .............................................113 Firefly Restaurant ....................................... 12 Fireside Flatbread ......................................125 Fit to be Thai’d Thai Restaurant .................... 77 Five Olde Tavern and Grille ........................... 63 Flag Hill Farm ............................................ 63 Flamingo Diner, The .................................... 20 Flannel...................................................... 85 Flying Disc, The .........................................109 Foam Brewers............................................153 Foggy Goggle Osteria .................................101 Foley Brothers Brewing................................ 44 Folino’s ............................................ 125, 157 Folly ......................................................... 22 Foothills Bakery ........................................107 Foundry at Summit Pond, The ....................... 40 Foundry Pub & Grille, The ...........................100 Four Corners of the Earth ............................135 Four Quarters Brewing ................................124 Fran’s Kitchen & Diner ................................. 22 Free Range Restaurant ................................. 22

Freighthouse, Freighthouse,The The....................................... .......................................99 99 Fresh FreshTracks TracksFarm FarmVineyard Vineyard&&Winery Winery............. .............71 71 Fritz FritzBar Bar.................................................... ....................................................92 92 Frost FrostBeer BeerWorks Works........................................124 ........................................124 Frozen FrozenOgre, Ogre,The The........................................109 ........................................109 Fu FuChai ChaiChinese ChineseRestaurant Restaurant.......................... ..........................25 25 Fu FuDa DaChinese Chinese...........................................143 ...........................................143 Fuji FujiHibachi, Hibachi,Sushi Sushiand andAsian AsianBistro Bistro.............. ..............14 14 Full FullHouse House................................................119 ................................................119 Fusion FusionBar Bar&&Grill, Grill,The................................. The.................................98 98

GG G’s G’sRestaurant Restaurant...........................................117 ...........................................117 GablesInn, Inn,The The.......................................... ..........................................85 85 Gables Gaku GakuRamen Ramen..............................................144 ..............................................144 Gap GapPub Puband andGrill, Grill,The The................................100 ................................100 Garage, Garage,The...............................................147 The...............................................147 Garden GardenCafé Café&&Gallery Gallery.................................. ..................................22 22 Garden GardenofofEatin’ Eatin’Café, Café,The The...........................115 ...........................115 Garlic GarlicJohn’s John’sRestaurant Restaurant.............................. ..............................16 16 Garlic, Garlic,The The................................................. .................................................44 44 Gate GateHouse HouseBase BaseLodge Lodge............................... ...............................77 77 Gil’s Gil’sBar Bar&&Grill Grill........................................... ...........................................98 98 Gilfeather’s Gilfeather’sFine FineProvisions Provisions.......................... ..........................59 59 Gill’s Gill’sDelicatessen Delicatessen....................................... .......................................40 40 Ginger GingerChina China.............................................. ..............................................42 42 Gleanery, Gleanery,The The............................................. .............................................22 22 Golden GoldenFortune........................................... Fortune...........................................25 25 Good GoodMeasure MeasureBrewing BrewingCo. Co............................ ...........................71 71 Good GoodTimes TimesCafé Café........................................115 ........................................115 Goodfellas GoodfellasRestaurant Restaurant&&Tavern Tavern.................... ....................98 98 Goodies GoodiesSnack SnackBar Bar...................................... ......................................51 51 Goodman’s Goodman’sAmerican AmericanPie Pie.............................. ..............................28 28 Goodwater GoodwaterBrewery Brewery....................................124 ....................................124 Gouger’s Gouger’sMarket Market&&Deli Deli................................ ................................29 29 Gourmet GourmetDeli Deli&&Café Café.................................... ....................................12 12 Gourmet GourmetProvence Provence....................................... .......................................42 42 Gracie’s Gracie’sKitchen Kitchen.......................................... ..........................................77 77 Gramp’s Gramp’sCountry CountryStore Store&&Deli Deli........................ ........................37 37 Grand GrandBuffet Buffet.............................................117 .............................................117 Grandma GrandmaMiller’s Miller’sPies Pies&&Pastries Pastries.................... ....................29 29 Grandma’s Grandma’sNew NewYork YorkStyle StylePizzeria Pizzeria................. .................16 16 Grapevine GrapevineGrille Grille.......................................... ..........................................49 49 Grazers Grazers.....................................................115 .....................................................115 Great GreatHarvest HarvestBread BreadCo. Co...............................145 ..............................145 Great GreatNorthern, Northern,The The...................................139 ...................................139 Great GreatRoom RoomGrill Grilland andSpruce SpruceBar, Bar,The The............. .............87 87 Green GreenDragon Dragon............................................. .............................................87 87 Green GreenGoddess GoddessCafé Café..................................... .....................................85 85 Green GreenMountain MountainDistillers Distillers............................. .............................91 91 Green GreenPeppers PeppersRestaurant Restaurant............................ ............................51 51 Greenfields GreenfieldsRestaurant Restaurant................................. .................................41 41 Grind GrindCafé, Café,The..........................................107 The..........................................107 Grindstone GrindstoneCafé Café.........................................100 .........................................100 Gringo GringoJack’s Jack’sSouthwestern SouthwesternBar Bar&&Grill Grill.......... ..........16 16 Gryphon, Gryphon,The The............................................139 ............................................139 Guild GuildTavern..............................................115 Tavern..............................................115 Guilty GuiltyPlate PlateDiner, Diner,The The................................113 ................................113 Gusto GustoGelato Gelato.............................................131 .............................................131 Gusto’s Gusto’s...................................................... ......................................................69 69

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Co....................................124 ...................................124 Hana HanaJapanese JapaneseRestaurant Restaurant..........................119 ..........................119 Handcarved Handcarvedby byErnie Ernie................................... ...................................40 40 Handy’s Handy’sLunch Lunch...........................................137 ...........................................137 Happy HappyBelly BellyDeli Deli&&Grill Grill..............................113 ..............................113 Happy HappyHour HourRestaurant, Restaurant,The The......................... .........................34 34 Harborside HarborsideHarvest HarvestMarket Market&&Pizzeria Pizzeria............109 ............109 Hardwick HardwickHouse HouseofofPizza Pizza.............................101 .............................101 Harper’s Harper’sRestaurant Restaurant....................................117 ....................................117 Harpoon HarpoonBrewery BreweryRiverbend RiverbendTaps Taps &&Beer BeerGarden Garden............................................ ............................................35 35 Harrington’s Harrington’sofofVermont Vermont..............................129 ..............................129 Harrison’s Harrison’sRestaurant Restaurant&&Bar Bar.......................... ..........................85 85 Harry’s Harry’sCafé Café............................................... ...............................................22 22 Hartland HartlandDiner, Diner,The The..................................... .....................................33 33 Hartness HartnessTavern Tavern.......................................... ..........................................22 22 Harvest HarvestBrewing Brewing......................................... .........................................15 15 Harvest HarvestMarket Market........................................... ...........................................95 95 Hatch Hatch31 31................................................... ...................................................55 55 Hatchery, Hatchery,The The............................................. .............................................24 24 Hatchet HatchetTap Tapand andTable Table................................121 ................................121 Havana Havana802 802..............................................101 ..............................................101 Hazel Hazel........................................................ ........................................................28 28 Healthy HealthyLiving LivingMarket Market&&Café Café......................129 ......................129 Hearth Hearth&&Candle Candle......................................... .........................................86 86 Hen Henofofthe theWood Wood................................. .................................77, 77,139 139 Hender’s Hender’sBake BakeShop Shop&&Café Café........................... ...........................79 79 Henry’s Henry’sDiner Diner............................................137 ............................................137 Heritage HeritageDeli Deliand andBakery Bakery............................. .............................25 25 Hermit HermitThrush ThrushBrewery Brewery................................ ................................26 26 Hero’s Hero’sWelcome WelcomeGeneral GeneralStore Store......................109 ......................109 Hide-a-Way Hide-a-WayTavern Tavern...................................... ......................................43 43 Higher HigherGround Ground...........................................121 ...........................................121 Hill HillFarmstead FarmsteadBrewery Brewery...............................100 ...............................100 Hillis’ Hillis’Sugarbush SugarbushFarm Farmand andVineyard Vineyard.............124 .............124 Hilltopper HilltopperRestaurant Restaurant.................................101 .................................101 Hinesburgh HinesburghPublic PublicHouse House............................121 ............................121 Hired HiredHand HandBrewing BrewingCo. 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Idletyme IdletymeBrewing BrewingCompany Company.......................... ..........................89 89 Idlewood Idlewoodthe theRestaurant.............................. Restaurant..............................62 62 India IndiaHouse HouseRestaurant Restaurant..............................144 ..............................144 Inn InnatatShelburne ShelburneFarms, Farms,The The........................115 ........................115 Inn InnatatWater’s Water’sEdge Edge..................................... .....................................22 22 Inn InnatatWeathersfield, Weathersfield,The The............................. .............................33 33 Inn InnatatWest WestView ViewFarm Farm................................ ................................14 14 Inn InnatatWeston Weston............................................ ............................................22 22 Inn, Inn,The The...................................................105 ...................................................105 iPie iPiePizzeria Pizzeria&&Lounge Lounge................................. .................................44 44 Isabell’s Isabell’sCafé Café.............................................. ..............................................34 34 Istanbul IstanbulKebab KebabHouse House................................157 ................................157 J.J.Morgan’s Morgan’sSteakhouse Steakhouse............................... ...............................67 67 J.D. J.D.McCliment’s McCliment’sScottish ScottishPub Pub....................... .......................26 26 J.J. J.J.Hapgood HapgoodGeneral GeneralStore Store&&Eatery, Eatery,The The....... .......16 16 J’Ville J’VilleBrewery............................................ Brewery............................................26 26 Jake’s Jake’sQuechee QuecheeMarket Market&&Café Café....................... .......................37 37 Jake’s Jake’sRestaurant Restaurant&&Tavern Tavern........................... ...........................26 26 Jamaican JamaicanSupreme Supreme.....................................159 .....................................159 James JamesMoore MooreTavern Tavern...................................121 ...................................121 Jasper JasperMurdock’s Murdock’sAlehouse Alehouse........................... ...........................35 35 Java JavaBaba’s Baba’s................................................ ................................................22 22 Jax JaxFood Food&&Games Games...................................... ......................................43 43 Jay JayVillage VillageInn Inn&&Restaurant, Restaurant,The The................. .................99 99 Jeff’s Jeff’sMaine MaineSeafood Seafood..................................105 ..................................105 Jeffersonville JeffersonvillePizza PizzaDepartment Department.................... ....................93 93 Jensen’s Jensen’sFamily FamilyRestaurant Restaurant.......................... ..........................14 14 Jericho JerichoCafé Café&&Tavern Tavern.................................115 .................................115 Jericho JerichoMarket Market..........................................129 ..........................................129 Jesse’s Jesse’sLittle LittleKitchen Kitchen.................................101 .................................101 Jessica’s Jessica’sRestaurant Restaurant.................................... ....................................50 50 Jezebel’s Jezebel’sEatery Eatery.......................................... ..........................................22 22 Jimmz JimmzPizza Pizza............................................... ...............................................80 80 Jin JinChinese ChineseRestaurant Restaurant...............................117 ...............................117 Jocelyn Jocelyn&&Cinta’s Cinta’sBake BakeShop Shop......................... .........................99 99

K.T. Ray’s on the Pond ................................100 K’s Korner .................................................. 71 Kampus Kitchen ........................................135 Katy’s........................................................ 22 KC’s Bagel Café ........................................... 79 Keeper’s: A Country Café .............................. 22 Kelvans Restaurant ..................................... 42 Ken’s Pizza and Pub ...................................157 Keurig Green Mountain Café & Visitor Center .......................................... 79 Kevin’s Sports Pub & Restaurant ................... 15 Kham’s Thai Cuisine .................................... 99 Killington Avenue Market & Deli ................... 45 Killington Beer Company ............................. 44 Killington Market & Deli .............................. 45 King Arthur Flour Bakery & Café, School and Store ........................................ 35 King’s Corner Deli ......................................135 Kingdom Brewing ......................................100 Kingdom Crust Co. .....................................101 Kingdom Taproom ......................................100 Kipling’s Restaurant & Pub ........................... 26 Kirkwood’s Pub ........................................... 91 Kismet ...................................................... 67 Kitchen Table Bistro, The ............................115 Klinger’s Bread Company.............................119 Knead Bakery ............................................145 Koto Japanese Steak House.........................119 Kountry Kart Deli .......................................135 L&M Diner ................................................. 67 La Boca Wood Fired Pizzeria ........................157 La Brioche ................................................. 69 La Casa Burrito..........................................109 La Garagista Farm + Winery .......................... 35 La Villa Bistro & Pizzeria.............................125

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Ladder 1 Grill ............................................. 71 Lago Trattoria & Catering ............................101 Lake Champlain Chocolates .........................159 Lake House Saloon.....................................100 H Lake House Pub and Grille...................38, 43 Lakeview House Restaurant, The ..................115 Landgrove Inn............................................ 14 Landmark Tavern, The.................................. 87 Langdon Street Tavern ................................. 71 Lantman’s Market.......................................129 Last Chair Bar & Grill, The ............................ 26 Last Stop Sports Bar ..................................121 Laughing Moon Chocolates .......................... 95 Laura B’s ..................................................113 Lazy Farmer ..............................................113 Le Belvedere .............................................. 99 Leda’s Pizza and Restaurant ......................... 36 Ledgewood Yurt.......................................... 40 Lee’s Chinese Restaurant.............................117 Leonardo’s Pizza ................................ 125, 157 Leslie’s: The Tavern at Rockingham ............... 22 Leunig’s Bistro & Café ................................155 Li’s Chinese Restaurant ................................ 42 Light Club Lamp Shop ................................147 Lighthouse Bar & Grill ................................. 87 Lighthouse Restaurant and Lounge, The ........115 Lil’ Britain ................................................. 15 Lincoln Inn & Restaurant at Covered Bridge, The .................................... 33 Lincoln Peak Vineyard ................................. 57 Lincolns ...................................................151 Liquid Art Coffeehouse & Gallery ................... 40 Little G’s Deli & Pizza .................................. 98 Little Garden Market...................................129 Little Harry’s .............................................. 40 Little Lisai’s Corner Deli & Bakery.................. 20 Little Rooster Café ...................................... 12 Lobby, The ................................................. 50 Local Buzz, The .......................................... 36 Localfolk Smokehouse ................................. 77 Locally Social Coffee ..................................100 Long Trail Brewing ...................................... 35 Lookout Tavern........................................... 43 Lost Nation Brewing.................................... 89 Love a Bagel .............................................. 12 Lu•lu ........................................................ 59 Lucky Buffet .............................................. 89 Lucky Dragon ............................................. 14 Lucky Next Door ........................................139 Lucky Wok Chinese Restaurant .....................117 Ludlow Cooking Company, The ...................... 24 Ludlow Village Pizza.................................... 28 Luigi’s ....................................................... 59 Lunchbox Deli & Café .................................. 33 Lyndon Buffet ............................................ 99 Lyndonville Bagel Depot .............................. 98 Lyndonville House of Pizza..........................101

M M-Sàigòn ..................................................145 MacLaomainn’s Scottish Pub ........................ 26 Mad River Barn........................................... 79 Mad River Distillers .............................. 79, 153 Mad River Taste Place .................................. 81 Mad Taco, The .......................................72, 81 Madeline’s Bakery ......................................131 Madison Brewing Company........................... 15 Magic Hat Brewing Company .......................121 Magic Wok ................................................. 51 Maglianero................................................153 Magnolia Bistro .........................................139 Main and Mountain Bar + Motel .................... 25 Main Dining Room at Trapp Family Lodge ....... 92 Main Street Deli ........................................135 Main Street Dining Room ............................. 87 Malletts Bay Diner & Bakery ........................113 Mama’s Handmade Italian ............................ 28 Manchester House of Pizza ........................... 16 Mandarin Garden .......................................106 Mangalista ................................................. 33 Mangiamo Ristorante................................... 28 Manhattan Pizza & Pub ..............................157 Mansfield Café ............................................ 85 Maple City Diner ........................................105 Maple Leaf Tavern ....................................... 26 Maple Valley Café........................................ 69 Marble Bar & Restaurant .............................. 40 Marco’s Pizza.............................................125 Maria’s Bagels ............................................ 67 Marigold Kitchen Pizza ................................ 16 Marina, The................................................ 24 Marquis Theatre & Southwest Café ................ 51 Marsh Tavern.............................................. 12 Martell’s at the Red Fox ............................... 91 Martha’s Diner ............................................ 98 Martone’s Market & Café .............................113 Mary’s Café ................................................ 40 H Mary’s Restaurant...............................46, 50 Matterhorn, The ......................................... 91 Maxi’s Restaurant........................................ 77 Maxie’s Tubs & Mini Subs ............................. 40 McKee’s Island Pub & Pizza .........................107 McCarthy’s Restaurant ................................. 85 McCullough’s Quik Stop................................ 63 McGillicuddy’s............................................121 McKee’s Pub & Grill ....................................121 McNeill’s Brewery ........................................ 26 Meadow Brook Market and Grill ....................109 Melaza Bistro ............................................. 37 Men at Wok...............................................119 Michael’s on the Hill ................................... 77 Middlebury Bagel & Deli .............................. 49 Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op Café ............. 59 Midway Bar & BBQ ...................................... 85

Mike’s Tiki Bar ...........................................100 Milk House Ice Cream .................................101 Mill Market and Deli, The ............................129 Mill River Brewing BBQ & Smokehouse..........107 Mill Tavern Restaurant, The .......................... 24 Milton Beverage Warehouse.........................129 Milton Diner, The .......................................113 Mimmo’s Pizzeria and Restaurant ......... 107, 125 MINT Restaurant and Tea Lounge .................. 81 Mirabelles Café & Bakery.............................145 Misery Loves Co. ........................................115 Miss Lyndonville Diner................................. 98 Mister Up’s Restaurant................................. 55 Mister Z’s Italian Restaurant ......................... 72 Mistral’s at Toll Gate.................................... 16 Mix Cupcakerie & Kitchen ............................ 79 MKT: Grafton .............................................. 29 Mocha Joe’s Café ........................................ 28 Mogul’s Sports Pub...................................... 43 Mojo Café .................................................. 24 Mon Vert Café ............................................ 33 Monarch & the Milkweed.............................139 Monkey House ...........................................121 Moogs Place............................................... 91 Moon Dog Café ........................................... 29 Mooselook Restaurant ................................. 98 Morgan’s Tavern.......................................... 50 Morrisville Food Co-op ................................. 95 Morrisville House of Pizza ............................ 93 Morse Block Deli ......................................... 67 Morse Mountain Grille ................................. 87 Moruzzi’s ................................................... 69 Mother Hubbard’s Bakery, Deli & Country Store ..................................109 Mother Myrick’s Confectionery ...................... 16 Motor Room Bar ......................................... 40 Mount Ellen Cafeteria .................................. 77 Mountain Creamery ..................................... 34 Mountain High Pizza Pie .............................125 Mountain Man Pizza ...................................101 Mountain Top Inn & Resort, The ................... 40 Mountain View Snack Bar ........................86, 98 Mounted Cat, The ......................................147 Mr. Darcy’s Bar & Grill.................................. 26 Mr. Mikes Pizza ..........................................157 Mr. Shawarma............................................129 Mrs. Murphy’s Donuts .................................. 14 Muddy Waters............................................155 Mule Bar...................................................121 Mulligan’s .............................................26, 71 Murphy’s Tavern.......................................... 34 Murray’s Tavern..........................................121 Mutha Stuffers ........................................... 77 My Farmers Market .....................................101

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INDEX « INDEX My Little Cupcake .............................. 131, 145 My-T-Fine II Restaurant & Pub.....................106 Myer’s Bagels ............................................135 Mystic Café & Wine Bar................................ 15

N Nan’s Deli & Grocery...................................109 Naru Asian Cuisine .....................................119 Natural Provisions Deli & Café .....................129 NECI on Main ............................................. 67 Nectar’s ....................................................151 Nepali Cuisine ............................................ 89 Nepali Dumpling House ..............................143 H Nepali Kitchen........................ 110, 119, 143 Nesbitt’s Portside Tavern .............................. 26 Neshobe River Winery.................................. 44 New American Grill, The............................... 22 New Century .............................................. 99 New East Garden......................................... 99 New England House, The .............................. 22 New Fu Lin’s Chinese Restaurant ................... 89 New Kong Chow Fusion ................................ 42 New Moon Café..........................................135 New World Tortilla......................................141 New York Pizza Oven ..................................125 Newbury Village Store & Thistle Café ............. 37 Newport Ciderhouse Bar & Grill ....................100 Newport Natural Market & Café ....................101 Next Trick Brewing .....................................100 Nino’s Sicilian Pizza .................................... 59 Nipper’s Café & Steakhouse .......................... 13 No. 1 Chinese Restaurant ............................. 42 Noonie’s Deli.............................................. 49 North Branch Café, The................................ 71 North Branch Vineyards ............................... 71 North Country General Store ......................... 29 North Country Saloon .................................121 North Hero House Inn & Restaurant .............105 North Star Pizza ......................................... 28 North Woods Café ....................................... 33 Northeast Kingdom Country Store, The ..........101 Northeast Kingdom Tasting Center................101 Northland Restaurant & Lounge .................... 99 Northshire Brewery ..................................... 15 Notte ........................................................ 59 Nunyuns Bakery & Café ...............................145

O O Bread Bakery..........................................119 O’Dwyer’s Public House ................................ 43 O’Maddi’s Delaraunt..................................... 67 Ocha Thai Smile Restaurant.......................... 79 Octagon Café & Gallery ................................ 87 Old Brick Store, The ...................................129 Old Foundry at One Federal Restaurant & Lounge, The ...........................105 Old Post, The ............................................123 Old Tavern Restaurant, The........................... 22 Olde Northender Pub ..................................147 On Tap Bar & Grill ......................................123 One Main Tap & Grill ................................... 62 One More Time Billiards Parlor and Tavern ...... 26 One Radish Eatery......................................115 Onyx Tonics Specialty Coffee .......................155 Oriental Palace ........................................... 25 Oriental Wok .............................................119 Original General Store ................................. 45 Other Place, The ........................................147 Otter Creek Bakery ...................................... 53 Otter Creek Brewing Co./The Shed Brewery ..... 55 Our House Bistro .......................................115

P P&H Truck Stop .......................................... 33 Paddie’s Snack Bar ...................................... 98 Paisano’s Italian Kitchen ............................. 44 Paisley Hippo Sandwich Shop ......................113 Palmer Lane Maple .....................................131 Palms, The ................................................. 44 Pan’s Pizza................................................107 Panasian Chinese & Japanese Restaurant ....... 25 Panda North............................................... 25 Pangaea .................................................... 12 Pantry, The ................................................ 95 Papa Frank’s Italian Restaurant ....................127 Papa McKee’s Pizzeria .................................127 Papa Nick’s Family Restaurant......................124 Papa Pete’s ................................................ 12 Papa Pete’s Snack Bar.................................105 Paradise Deli & Market................................. 81 Park Place Tavern.......................................123 Park Side Grill ...........................................106 Park Squeeze.............................................. 50 Parker House Inn & Bistro, The ..................... 33 Parker Pie Co.............................................101 Parkway Diner ...........................................113 Parson’s Corner, The .................................... 98 Pascolo Ristorante .....................................158 Pasta Pot Restaurant, The ............................ 44 Pastabilities ..............................................127 Pauline’s Café ............................................115 Pawlet Station Restaurant, The ..................... 12 Peacham Café............................................. 99 Pearl Street Pub ........................................123 Peasant ..................................................... 80 Penny Cluse Café .......................................139 Peppino’s................................................... 44 Perfect Wife Restaurant, The ........................ 12 Perkins Country Deli .................................... 20 Perry’s Main Street Eatery ............................ 40

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Pete’s Greens Waterbury Farm Market ............. 81 Peter Havens.............................................. 22 Phat Italian Market & Deli, The..................... 45 Phelps Barn Pub ......................................... 26 Pho Capital ................................................ 69 Pho Dang .................................................119 Pho Hong .................................................145 Pho K&K...................................................119 Pho Taó Vietnamese Restaurant ...................144 Pho Thai Express ........................................ 69 Pho’ Man ..................................................119 Pi Brick Oven Trattoria................................. 36 Pica-Pica Filipino Cuisine ............................. 99 Picarello’s Pizza .......................................... 44 Pickle Barrel Nightclub ................................ 43 Picnic Social .............................................. 86 Pie in the Sky ...........................................107 Piecasso Pizzeria & Lounge .......................... 93 H Piecemeal Pies .................................30, 36 Pine Cone Snack Bar ..................................105 Pingala Café..............................................159 Pink Boot Farm Store .................................. 16 Pinky’s on State ......................................... 67 Pitcher Inn, The ......................................... 77 Pizza Barrio ..............................................158 Pizza Chef of Quechee ................................. 36 Pizza Joint, The.......................................... 93 Pizza on Earth ...........................................127 Pizza Putt.................................................127 Pizza Soul.................................................. 80 Pizza Stone VT, The ..................................... 28 Pizzeria Verità ...........................................158 PK Coffee .................................................. 92 Plainfield Hardware Deli............................... 67 Plate......................................................... 86 Ponce Bistro .............................................. 12 Popolo ...................................................... 28 Porch Too, The ........................................... 25 Positive Pie......................................... 72, 101 Post Office Café .......................................... 69 Pot Belly Pub, The ...................................... 26 Poultney House of Pizza .............................. 44 Pour House, The ........................................123 Powers Market ............................................ 16 Preston’s Restaurant ................................... 40 Prince & Pauper, The ................................... 33 Prohibition Pig ......................................77, 79 Pub, The.................................................... 71 Public House, The ....................................... 35 Publyk House, The ...................................... 13 Pulcinella’s ...............................................127 Putney Co-op ............................................. 29 Putney Diner .............................................. 20 Putney Mountain Winery .........................26, 36

Q,R Quality Bake Shop......................................121 Quarry Kitchen + Spirits............................... 71 Quechee Inn at Marshland Farm.................... 34 Queen City Brewery ....................................153 Quimby Country.......................................... 99 H Rabbit Hill Inn ..................................96, 98 Rachel’s Gourmet Foods ............................... 12 Radio Bean ...............................................149 Railroad Café, The....................................... 92 Rainbow Sweets ......................................... 69 Ramunto’s ..........................16, 28, 36, 44, 127 Randolph Village Pizza ................................ 63 Randy’s Lunch Box .....................................115 Rasputin’s Bar ...........................................151 Raven’s Den Steakhouse and Taproom............ 13 Ray’s Seafood Market..................................115 RB’s Deli.................................................... 62 Red Barn Brewing ......................................100 Red Clover Inn & Restaurant, The ................. 41 Red Fox Inn, The ........................................ 12 Red Hen Baking Co. .................................... 69 Red House Sweets......................................107 Red Mill, The.............................................. 50 Red Onion Café .........................................137 Red Rooster ............................................... 33 Red Slate, The ............................................ 24 Red Square ...............................................151 Regal Bistro ..............................................117 Reluctant Panther Inn and Restaurant, The .... 12 Reservoir Restaurant & Tap Room, The ........... 79 Revolution Kitchen ....................................159 Rí Rá Irish Pub & Whiskey Room ..................151 Rick’s Grill ................................................117 Rick’s Tavern .............................................. 26 Rickie’s Indian Restaurant ............................ 69 Rimrock’s Mountain Tavern ........................... 91 River House Restaurant ............................... 87 River Roost Brewery .................................... 36 Roadhouse, The .......................................... 24 Roasted Bean Espresso Bar, The .................... 15 Roasters Café and Deli................................. 98 Robbie’s Wildlife Refuge .............................. 89 Rochester Café & Country Store .................... 62 Rock Art Brewery ........................................ 91 Rocky’s N.Y. Pizza & Ice Cream ....................127 Roost, The ................................................. 86 Roots the Restaurant................................... 41 Rosemary’s Restaurant ................................. 43 Rosie’s Restaurant....................................... 49 Rotisserie Restaurant .................................117 Rough Cut ................................................. 49 Route 4 Country Store, Deli & Bar-B-Que........ 37 Roxie’s Fries ............................................... 41 Royal Orchid Thai Restaurant........................ 69 Royalton Village Pizza ................................. 63 Rozzi’s Lakeshore Tavern & Restaurant ..........117 Ruben James.............................................151

Rubylee’s Ice Cream & More.........................101 Rumble’s Kitchen ........................................ 77 Runaway Café............................................100 Rustic Lounge and Sports Bar, The ................ 71 Rustic Rooster ............................................ 42 Rustic Roots .............................................115 Ruth’s Table ............................................... 34 Ruthcliffe Lodge & Restaurant .....................105

S Saap ......................................................... 62 Sabai Sabai Thai Cuisine .............................. 53 SaenSook Thai Kitchen ................................ 89 Safford Mills Inn & Café............................... 14 Saint J Brewery .........................................100 Sakura Sushi & Kitchen...............................119 Sal’s South................................................. 44 Sam’s Wood Fired Pizza Co. .......................... 16 Samurai Soul Food ...................................... 34 Sandwich Shoppe........................................ 40 Sandy’s Books & Bakery ............................... 62 Sanfo Chinese Restaurant............................. 89 Santa Fe Steakhouse ................................... 41 Sarah’s Country Diner .................................. 67 Sarducci’s Restaurant and Bar ....................... 72 Saxtons River Distillery................................ 26 Scalia’s Wood-Fired Pizzeria.......................... 28 School Street Bistro .................................... 62 Scoop, The ...............................................131 Scout & Co. ...................................... 124, 155 Scuffer Tap & Table, The .............................141 Seasons Restaurant ..................................... 12 Seb’s Snack Bar .........................................105 Seward Family Restaurant ............................ 42 Shacksbury Tasting Room............................. 57 Shady’s Deli ............................................... 67 Shafer’s Market & Deli ................................. 59 Shaggy’s Snack Bar ....................................105 Shalimar of India .......................................144 Shang Hai & Tokyo...................................... 42 Shanghai Garden ........................................ 25 Shanty on the Shore ..................................141 Shelburne Supermarket ...............................129 Shelburne Tap House ..................................121 Shelburne Vineyard ....................................124 Shepherds Pub ........................................... 79 Sherpa Kitchen ..........................................144 Shin-La Restaurant & Sushi Bar .................... 25 Shinjuku Station Café.................................144 Shopping Bag, The.....................................158 Shore Acres Inn and Restaurant ...................105 Shoreham Inn ............................................ 55 Shy Guy Gelato ..........................................159 SideBar ....................................................149 Signal Kitchen...........................................151 SILO Distillery ............................................ 36 Silver Fork, The .......................................... 12 Silver Palace .............................................119 Simon Pearce Restaurant ............................. 34 Simple Roots Brewing ................................153 Simply Delicious ......................................... 67 Simply Divine Café .....................................121 Simply Subs ............................................... 67 Singleton’s General Store ............................. 29 Singleton’s Market ...................................... 37 Sissy’s Kitchen ........................................... 41 Skinny Pancake, The........... 67, 77, 86, 115, 139 Skunk Hollow Tavern ................................... 34 Slayton Pasture Cabin.................................. 85 Slide Brook Lodge & Tavern .......................... 79 Smitty’s Pub .............................................151 Smokin’ Bowls ............................................ 24 Smugglers’ Notch Distillery...............79, 91, 153 Snaps Restaurant ........................................ 51 Sneakers Bistro .........................................115 Snow Farm Vineyard ...................................107 Snow Shoe Lodge & Pub .............................107 Social Club & Lounge .................................151 SoLo Farm & Table ...................................... 22 Solstice Restaurant ..................................... 86 Sonny’s Cup ’n’ Saucer Restaurant ................. 20 Sotto Enoteca ...........................................149 Soulfully Good............................................ 34 Soup N Greens............................................ 67 South End Café..........................................107 South Royalton Market ................................ 63 South Street Café & Bakery .......................... 14 Southern Pie Company, The .......................... 25 Southside Steakhouse.................................. 41 SoYo Frozen Yogurt ....................................159 Spanked Puppy Pub ...................................123 Speakeasy Café........................................... 44 Speeder & Earl’s Coffee ...............................155 Spiral Press Café ......................................... 14 Splash at the Boathouse .............................143 Spot on Dock, The .....................................141 Spot, The .................................................141 Springfield Village Pizza .............................. 29 St. Albans Diner ........................................105 St. Johnsbury House of Pizza ......................101 St. Paul Street Gastrogrub ...........................153 Starry Night Café ........................................ 50 Steak House Restaurant ............................... 67 Steamship Pier Bar & Grill ...........................105 Steeple Market ..........................................109 Stemwinder................................................ 28 Sticky Fingers Bakery .................................. 25 Stone Corral Brewery ..................................121 Stone Hearth Inn & Tavern........................... 22 Stone Leaf Teahouse ................................... 57 Stone Soup Restaurant ................................ 34 Stonecutter Spirits............................... 57, 149 Storm Café, The .......................................... 50

Stowe Bowl................................................ 89 Stowe Cider ............................................... 91 Stowe Ice Cream......................................... 95 Stowe Public House & Bottle Shop ................ 95 Stowe Sandwich Company ............................ 85 H Stowe Street Café .............................74, 79 Stratton Mountain Market & Deli................... 29 Sub-Way, The ............................................. 20 Sugar & Spice ............................................ 42 Sukho Thai Restaurant................................119 Sundried Tomato, The.................................. 28 Sunny Side Diner ........................................ 12 Sunset Grille & Tap Room............................. 85 Sunup Bakery ............................................. 42 Superb Cupcakes........................................131 Superfresh! Organic Café.............................. 29 Sushi Boat ................................................. 14 Sushi Yoshi ...........................................42, 89 Swanton House of Pizza..............................109 Sweet Alchemy Bakery and Café ...................121 Sweet Caroline’s ......................................... 42 Sweet Clover Market ...................................129 Sweet Melissa’s........................................... 69 Sweet Simone’s .........................................121 Sweet Spot, The ......................................... 79 Sweet Surrender Bakery ............................... 29 Sweetwaters .............................................141 Swingin’ Pinwheel Café and Bakery, The ........147 Swirl Wine Bar............................................ 92 Swiss Farm Inn, The .................................... 42 Swiss Farm Market ...................................... 45 Swiss Fondue by Heinz ................................ 93 Swiss Inn .................................................. 28

T T. Rugg’s Tavern ........................................149 T.J. Buckley’s ............................................. 22 Table 24 Restaurant .................................... 41 Tacos Tacos................................................ 24 Taj-E-India Catering & Take Out .................... 34 Tamarack Bar & Grill...................................100 Tap 25 ...................................................... 89 Tap House at Catamount Glass, The ............... 15 Tap Room at Switchback Brewing, The ..........153 Taps Tavern................................................ 43 Taste of India............................................. 53 Tastee Freez ............................................... 13 Tatro’s Gourmet Soup & Sandwich ................105 Tavern II ..................................................123 Tavern Restaurant, The ................................ 24 Tavern, The ...............................................115 Ted’s Pizza Shop ......................................... 45 Ten Bends Beer .......................................... 91 Tessie’s Tavern............................................ 62 Thai Bamboo.............................................. 25 Thai Basil .................................................. 14 Thai House ...............................................106 Thelma & Louise Deli & Sub Shop.................. 40 Thetford Village Pizza .................................. 36 Thompson’s Sandwiches ............................... 85 Three Brothers Pizza & Grill.........................127 Three Mountain Café ................................... 80 Three Needs Brewery & Taproom ..................149 Three Penny Taproom .................................. 71 Three Ponds Restaurant ............................... 99 Three Stones Restaurant .............................. 29 Thyme ....................................................... 34 Tian Fu Buffet ...........................................119 Tight Squeeze Coffee Shop ..........................155 Tim & Doug’s Ice Cream ..............................101 Tiny Thai Restaurant ..................................119 TJ’s Fish Fry ............................................... 14 ToKai-Tei Japanese Restaurant ...................... 25 Tokyo House .............................................. 42 Tom’s Loft Tavern........................................ 26 Tomgirl Juice Co. .......................................137 Top of the Block Sandwich Shoppe ...............137 Top of the Hill Grill ..................................... 20 Tourterelle ................................................. 57 Townshend Dam Diner ................................. 20 Tozier’s Restaurant ...................................... 62 Trader Duke’s Restaurant & Lounge ...............117 Trail Break Taps + Tacos ............................... 37 Trapp Family Lodge ................................89, 93 Trattoria Delia ...........................................158 Trattoria La Festa........................................ 93 Traveled Cup, The ......................................107 Tremolo Coffee ........................................... 71 H Tres Amigos & Rusty Nail Stage ............82, 95 Triple J’s Pizza & BBQ.................................113 Trout River Brewing Co. ............................... 26 Trow Hill Grocery ........................................ 72 Tuckaway’s Pub..........................................123 Tuckerbox, The ........................................... 36 Tulip Café .................................................. 28 Turquoise Grille .......................................... 28 Tuttle’s Family Diner ................................... 33 Twiggs — An American Gastropub ...............107 Two Brothers Tavern .................................... 55 Two Loco Guys ........................................... 67 Two Shea’s ................................................. 42

U,V Uncle Tony’s Pizza......................................127 Uncommon Grounds Coffee and Tea ..............155 Uncommon Market, The ............................... 72 Union Jack’s .............................................155 Up for Breakfast ......................................... 12 Upper Deck Pub.........................................123 Upper Valley Food Co-op .............................. 37 Valley Bowl ................................................ 63 Valley Dream Farm ...................................... 86 Valley House Cafeteria ................................. 77

Valley View Saloon ...................................... 26 Verdé Restaurant ........................................ 28 Vergennes Laundry by CK ............................. 50 Vermont Bagel...........................................113 Vermont Coffee Company Café ...................... 57 Vermont Comedy Club .................................151 Vermont Confectionary ................................ 16 Vermont Cookie Love ................................... 59 Vermont Country Deli .................................. 20 Vermont Country Store, The .......................... 29 Vermont Distillers Tasting Room.................... 26 Vermont Home Bakery ................................. 51 Vermont Inn Pizza ...................................... 29 Vermont Juice Company, The .......................137 Vermont National Country Club ....................117 Vermont Pie & Pasta Company .....................101 Vermont Pub & Brewery ..............................149 Vermont Sandwich Co. ................................113 Vermont Soup and Sandwich of Brandon ........ 40 Vermont Spirits .......................................... 36 Vermont Tap House .............................. 45, 127 Vespa’s Pizza, Pasta & Deli ..........................127 Viet Thai ..................................................119 View Pub, The ...........................................100 Village Café & Tavern .................................. 55 Village Creeme Stand................................... 51 Village Restaurant, The................................ 98 Village Roost, The....................................... 29 Village Scoop, The .....................................131 Village Snackbar ......................................... 41 Village Tavern, The...................................... 91 Village Wine and Coffee ..............................124 Villagers Ice Cream & Restaurant .................. 24 von Trapp Brewing Bierhall Restaurant........... 89

W Waf’s West Side Deli ...................................113 Waffle Cabin .............................................. 81 Wagon Wheel Bar & Grill .............................. 62 Wahoo’s Eatery ........................................... 24 Waits River Country Store and Deli ................ 37 Wally’s Place Bagel & Deli ...........................105 Walt’s........................................................ 77 Warner’s Snack Bar .....................................105 Warren Store, The ....................................... 81 Waterworks Food + Drink ............................115 Waybury Inn .............................................. 50 Wayne’s Lanes & Jo’s Grill ............................ 99 Wayne’s Snack Bar & Pizza ........................... 99 Wayside Restaurant, Bakery & Creamery ......... 67 Wells Country Store, The .............................. 45 West Brattleboro Pizza................................. 29 West Meadow Farm Bakery ..........................131 West Mountain Inn ..................................... 13 Westcom’s Snack Bar ..................................105 Whaleback Vineyard .................................... 44 Whammy Bar.............................................. 71 Wheel Inn, The........................................... 42 Whetstone Station Restaurant & Brewery ....... 26 Whip Bar & Grill ......................................... 86 Whippi Dip ................................................ 34 WhistlePig Rye Tasting Room........................ 57 White Cottage Snack Bar.............................. 34 White House Inn, The ................................. 22 Wicked Awesome BBQ ................................. 33 Wicked Wings ............................................123 Wilaiwan’s Kitchen ...................................... 69 Wild Fern, The ............................................ 41 Wild Hart Distillery ....................................124 Wild Roots Restaurant ................................. 62 Wilder House Restaurant, The ....................... 24 Willey’s Store ............................................101 H Williamsville Eatery ............................18, 24 Willie Dunn’s Grille...................................... 24 Williston Coffee Shop .................................121 Willoughby’s Restaurant............................... 98 Wilmington House of Pizza .......................... 29 Wilmington Village Pub ............................... 26 Windham Hill Inn ....................................... 24 Windjammer Restaurant, The .......................115 Windsor Diner, The ...................................... 33 Windsor Station Restaurant & Barroom .......... 34 Wine Gate Restaurant, The ........................... 98 Wings Over Burlington................................117 Wobbly Barn Steakhouse, The ....................... 42 Wok ’n’ Roll ................................................ 89 Wokky’s Chinese ......................................... 51 Woodchuck Cider House, The ........................ 57 Wooden Nickel, The....................................107 Woodstock Farmers’ Market .......................... 37 Works Bakery Café, The................................ 25 H Worthy Burger ...................................60, 62 Worthy Kitchen .......................................... 34 Wünderbar ................................................. 79

X, Y, Z Ye Olde Tavern............................................ 13 Yellow Deli, The.......................................... 42 Your Belly’s Deli.......................................... 12 Yummy Chinese Restaurant .........................119 Yummy Yummy ........................................... 34 Zabby & Elf’s Stone Soup ............................137 Zachary’s Pizza .................................... 80, 127 Zen Gardens ..............................................119 Zenbarn..................................................... 77 Zero Gravity Craft Brewery ...........................153 Zoey’s ..................................................12, 13

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