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3 Squares Café

141 Main St., Vergennes, 802-877-2772

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.

Bar Antidote

35 C Green St., Vergennes, 802-877-2555

Chef-owner Ian Huizenga grew up on a Monkton farm and sources super-local ingredients for his speakeasy’s “edible cures” and “potent potables.” Don’t miss sister biz Hired Hand Brewing Co., just upstairs.

Bleu Northeast Seafood

25 Cherry St., Burlington, 802-864-8600

Chef Doug Paine punctuates his menu of sustainable seafood with small-farm meats and produce. Choose from eight inventive Benedicts during Sunday brunch, or pair inspired cocktails with acoustic music on the weekend.

Blue Paddle Bistro

316 US Route 2, South Hero, 802-372-4814

Near the shores of Keeler Bay, chef Phoebe Bright devises award-winning plates such as coffee-crusted pork tenderloin and crab ravioli.

Butch + Babe's

Butch + Babe’s

258 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 802-495-0716

The laid-back neighborhood restaurant is a go-to for grown-up drinks and unexpected creature comforts — think General Tso’s cauliflower and mac-and-cheese pancakes. Sunday brunch.

Charlie B’s Pub & Restaurant at Stoweflake Mountain Resort & Spa

1746 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 802-253-7355

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 comfort food.

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Cork Wine Bar & Market

35 School St., Stowe, 802-760-6143

Home to one of Vermont’s largest natural wine collections, this market, bar and dinner spot pours more than 15 varietals — and several local beers — by the glass. Snack on cheese and salumi or a larger seasonal plate.

Dedalus

Dedalus Wine Shop, Market & Wine Bar

388 Pine St., Burlington, 802-865-2368

For many Burlington oenophiles, Dedalus is the place to buy wine. Peruse the expertly curated bottle shop and cheese counter, then visit the charming, low-lit bar for natural wines by the glass — plus handcrafted charcuterie and small plates.

duo Restaurant

136 Main St., Brattleboro, 802-254-4141

Award-winning restaurateurs Keith Arnold and Stephanie Bonin serve up indulgent locavore fare such as goat-cheese-stuffed dates and swordfish with saffron rice. Weekend brunch.

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Echo Restaurant & Lounge

73 Main St., Brattleboro, 802-254-2073

Start with a craft cocktail, then sate your hunger with a steak-bomb grilled cheese sandwich, brick-oven pizza or wedge salad.

Grazers

192 Boxwood St., Williston, 802-857-5829

Creative burgers anchor the menu at the busy restaurant right next to Majestic 10 cinema. Pair your patty with a specialty milkshake or vodka martini.

Guild Tavern

1633 Williston Rd., South Burlington, 802-497-1207

Roaring fireplaces and candlelight set the stage for premium steaks, tavern fare and fresh North Atlantic seafood. For special events, reserve the private dining room.

Hen of the Wood (Burlington)

55 Cherry St., Burlington, 802-540-0534

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 11 p.m.

Hen of the Wood (Waterbury)

92 Stowe St., Waterbury, 802-244-7300

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 several James Beard Award nominations.

Hinesburgh Public House

10516 Route 116, Hinesburg, 802-482-5500

The pub menu changes seasonally to highlight Vermont ingredients, but you’ll always find Monday burger specials and live piano music on the weekend.

Hired Hand Brewing

Hired Hand Brewing Co.

35 Green St., Vergennes, 802-870-7191

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 an espresso milk stout float.

Junction at the Essex: Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa

70 Essex Way, Essex, 802-764-1489

At the Essex Culinary Resort & Spa’s “interactive restaurant,” chefs converse with guests as they build polished apps and entrées using local meats and produce from the on-site garden.

Juniper

Juniper

41 Cherry St., Burlington, 802-651-5027

Head inside Hotel Vermont for food and drink inspired by fresh, local ingredients. Enjoy cocktails on the outdoor terrace.

Kismet

52 State St., Montpelier, 802-223-8646

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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McGillicuddy’s Five Corners

4 Pearl St., Essex Junction, 802-857-5940

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.

Michael’s on the Hill

4182 Waterbury-Stowe Rd., Waterbury Center, 802-244-7476

Elegant, ever-changing plates such as vegetable gnocchi and poached Maine lobster make the most of New England ingredients and the chef-owner’s European roots.

Misery Loves Co.

46 Main St., Winooski, 802-497-3989

Handcrafted plates such as squid-ink farfalle and aged pheasant have nabbed Winooski’s casual farm-to-table kitchen multiple James Beard Award nominations.

Morgan's Tavern at the Middlebury Inn

Morgan’s Tavern at the Middlebury Inn

14 Court Sq., Middlebury, 802-388-4961

Chef John Hessler reinvents New England cuisine in dishes such as seared sea scallops with roasted fingerling potatoes, bacon lardon, Brussels sprouts and maple brown butter.

Our House Bistro

36 Main St., Winooski, 802-497-1884

The “twisted comfort food” here includes mac and cheese with add-ons such as lobster and pulled pork. End the meal with a deep-fried PB&J. Weekend brunch.

Park Squeeze

Park Squeeze

161 Main St., Vergennes, 802-877-9962

The hip neighborhood joint has exposed brick walls, metal sculptures, beet flatbreads and tangy barbecue ribs.

Parker House

Parker House Vermont Restaurant & Rooms

1792 Quechee Main St., Quechee, 802-295-6077

The owners of this charming and spirited country inn transform fresh, local ingredients into eclectic dishes with European flair. Start with a cocktail at the bar.

Pauline’s Café

1834 Shelburne Rd., South Burlington, 802-862-1081

Chef-owner David Hoene’s seasonal menus feature dinner plates such as pork schnitzel and escargots with pesto — and brunch favorites including French toast and crab cake Benedict.

Prohibition Pig

23 S. Main St., Waterbury, 802-244-4120

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.

Revolution Kitchen

9 Center St., Burlington, 802-448-3657

Burlington’s first all-vegetarian restaurant promises upscale, “good for you” food made with fresh, local and organic ingredients.

Simon Pearce Restaurant

1760 Quechee Main St., Quechee, 802-295-1470

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.

Solstice

Solstice Restaurant

7412 Mountain Rd., Stowe Mountain Lodge, Stowe, 802-253-3560

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.

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Starry Night Café

5371 Route 7, Ferrisburgh, 802-877-6316

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.

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Stone Corral Brewery

83 Huntington Rd., Richmond, 802-434-5787

This 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. Live music nearly every night.

Superfresh! Organic Café

30 Main St., Brattleboro, 802-579-1751

The atmospheric café overlooking Whetstone Brook gets creative with health food. Grab a hemp-milk smoothie to go, or sit down with their fan favorite kale & artichoke dip

Sweetwaters

120 Church Street, Burlington, 802-864-9800

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.

Tavern at the Essex: Vermont’s Culinary Resort & Spa

70 Essex Way, Essex Junction, 802-764-1489

Nightly specials, from Tuesday flatbreads to Wednesday sliders, keep the upscale pub accessible. Ingredients are locally sourced, and the tap list is 32 brews strong.

The Bearded Frog

5247 Shelburne Rd., Shelburne, 802-985-9877

Chef Mark LaRiviere’s eclectic, French-inflected menus spotlight local meats, produce and dairy. Dine near the fireplace in winter or on the sunny patio in summer.

The Bench

492 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 802-253-5101

Close to the slopes, chefs sling wood-fired pizzas, roasted meats and burgers to accompany thoughtful cocktails and 25 beers on tap.

The Daily Planet

15 Center St., Burlington, 802-862-9647

Since 1982, the Planet has carved out a hip space for modern food, local art and live music. In the kitchen, chef-partner Justin Bigelow parlays his fine-dining background into creative plates such as caramelized sea scallops and French onion steak.

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The Great Northern

716 Pine St., Burlington, 802-489-5102

Chef Frank Pace’s casual kitchen 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.

The Kitchen Table Bistro

1840 W. Main St., Richmond, 802-434-8686

In a historic brick home, chef Steve Atkins serves upscale bistro dishes that have earned locals’ hearts and national attention. Don’t miss the decadent desserts.

The Old Foundry at One Federal Restaurant and Lounge

1 Federal St., St. Albans, 802-524-0330

Favorites at this family-friendly bar and grill include loaded potato skins, roasted-beet salad and coconut curried mussels.

Vergennes Laundry by CK

Vergennes Laundry by CK

247 Main St., Vergennes, 802-870-7157

The Vermont Chamber of Commerce’s 2016 chef of the year, Christian Kruse, turns out doughnuts, scones and morning buns to go with your morning coffee — plus suppers of fresh, handcrafted seasonal fare.

Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery

36 Bridge St., Brattleboro, 802-490-2354

Take in sweeping views of the Connecticut River over craft beers and spiced-cider ribs. The Whetstoner session IPA is always on tap.

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Zenbarn

179 Guptil Rd., Waterbury, 802-244-8134

Building community “from soil to soul,” the red barn offers a globe-trotting menu of grass-fed beef burgers, barbecue and ramen, along with local craft beverages, live music and wellness classes.

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