21 Merchants Row, Randolph, 802-728-6776
The menu changes weekly at this atmospheric, locally focused restaurant. Specials might include pan-seared trout with turnip-Parmesan hash or local beef hot-pot with miso broth, tofu and veggies. Lunch Wednesday to Saturday. Closed Sunday and Monday.
1760 Quechee Main Street, Quechee, 802-295-1470
Elegant cuisine meets local produce in this old mill along the Ottauquechee River. Sample the famous cheddar soup or the San Daniele Prosciutto with fresh fig compote, bayley hazen blue and grissini. Voted one of the most romantic restaurants by Travel & Leisure magazine.