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Wicked Wings

Wicked Wings (Essex Junction)

1 Market Place #25, Essex Junction, 802-879-7111

Chicken — wickedly hot and otherwise — is the main attraction. Choose from 16 sauces, three levels of heat and seven types of dry seasoning on your wings. You’ll find burgers, falafel, salads and craft beer, too. Seasonal hours.

Our House Bistro

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

“Twisted comfort food” here includes frickles, fish tacos, and mac and cheese with add-ons such as lobster and pulled pork. End the meal with a deep-fried PB&J.

la casa burrito

La Casa Burrito

30 S. Main St. St. Albans, 802-528-5944

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.

Agave Taco and Tequila Casa

Agave Taco and Tequila Casa

28 Walnut St., Williston, 802-876-7129

Traditional Tex-Mex dishes such as queso dip and carnitas burritos commingle with modern American plates of avocado toast and fried green tomatoes at this shopping-center taqueria. Check out the selection of fine tequilas.

The Spot

210 Shelburne Road, Burlington, 802-540-1778

The colorful menu features breakfast faves such as huevos rancheros, while fish tacos brighten up lunch.

Notte Neapolitan Pizza Bar

Notte Neapolitan Pizza Bar

86 Main St., Middlebury, 802-989-7351

Two Brothers Tavern chef Matt Corriente puts out blistery Neapolitan pies, along with traditional Italian antipasti and salads.

positive pie

Positive Pie (Plainfield)

69 Main St., Plainfield, 802-454-0133

The locally sourced pub fare includes hand-tossed New York-style pizzas, complemented by a long list of draft beers, specialty cocktails and wines.

magic hat

Magic Hat Artifactory

5 Bartlett Bay Rd., South Burlington, 802-658-2739

Visit the funky tasting room at one of Vermont’s original craft breweries for whimsically named brews such as the Circus Boy hefeweizen — plus grilled sandwiches, soups and salads.

Mule Bar

38 Main St., Winooski, 802-399-2020

Pub fare takes a gourmet turn at this popular hangout known for seasonal dishes and a rotating selection of local and regional brews.

Magnolia Bistro

1 Lawson Lane, Suite 10, Burlington, 802-846-7446

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.

Hazel

75 Elliot St., Brattleboro, 802-579-1092

Pair smoked wings, ribs or an indulgent pie — topped with everything from house-smoked pork to fresh pineapple — with a beer or cocktail special.

Doc Ponds

294 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 802-760-6066

At this pub from the team behind Hen of the Wood, pair a burger or smoked chicken with one of 24 beers on draft, or linger over a craft cocktail and pie.

Barkeaters Restaurant

97 Falls Road, Shelburne, 802-985-2830

There’s a “little bit of everything” on the menu at this Adirondack-themed Shelburne eatery. Meat lovers can nosh on espresso-crusted pork, while vegetarians can choose from hearty salads and pastas.

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 a stout-ice-cream float.

Ri Ra's Irish Pub

Rí Rá Irish Pub + Restaurant

123 Church St., Burlington, 802-860-9401

Find a friendly Irish pub experience with a full menu, local craft brews and single-malt Scotches. Live music and brunch on weekends.

Esperanza

Esperanza Restaurante

180 Battery St., Burlington, 802-657-3377

A Salvadoran man and Filipino woman teamed up to open this casual restaurant, where the fare includes pupusas, tamales, egg rolls and fried-chicken lollipops.

Stowe Bowl

1613 Mountain Rd., 802-253-2494

This retro-style bowling alley offers shareable plates — such as popcorn with Asiago, truffle oil and sea salt — as well as burgers, salads and flatbreads.

cosmic dave's

Dave’s Cosmic Subs

150 Dorset St., Suite 215, South Burlington, 802-489-7827

Serving up sandwiches and local craft beer with a side of rock and roll, the “far-out” sub shop’s zany creations are informed by 1960s and ’70s cultural references. The Grateful Dave is layered with turkey, avocado, alfalfa sprouts, “cosmic sauce” and hot pepper juice.

Misery Loves Co.

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

From an open kitchen, the chef-owners dish out imaginative food — think scallop crudo and house-cured meat and fish — that nabbed them James Beard nominations in 2013 and 2016. Lunch Tuesday through Friday; dinner Tuesday through Saturday; weekend brunch. Closed Monday.

ArtsRiot

400 Pine St., Burlington, 802-540-0406

Dine on market-driven, inspired Vermont fare (the menu changes nightly) at this performing arts space and community gathering place.

¡Duino! (Duende)

10 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 802-660-9346

A theatrical theme pervades this international street-food spot — open ’til 1 a.m. on weekends. Dishes range from fish tacos to chicken and waffles to poutine. Brunch on Saturday and Sunday only.

demena's

deMena’s

44 Main St., upstairs, Montpelier, 802-613-3172

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.

Citizen Cider

316 Pine St., Suite 114, Burlington, 802-448-3278

A lively tasting room has 10 ciders on draft, plus local beer, spirits and nonalcoholic concoctions. Taco Tuesday draws a crowd.

zenbarn

Zenbarn

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

Enjoy items like ramen, tempura mushrooms and signature grass-fed beef burgers — at this “soil-to-soul” facility, which also houses a yoga studio and cultural center. Live bands on the weekend.

The Skinny Pancake (Burlington)

60 Lake St., Burlington, 802-540-0188

At this crêperie, try the Lovemaker, which combines strawberries and Nutella. Locavore salads, soups, fondue and espresso drinks are also on the menu.

Table 24 Restaurant

24 Wales St., Rutland, 802-775-2424

Classic comfort food goes gourmet at this upscale eatery, thanks to a wood-fired grill and rotisserie. Save room for the banana cream pie.

Whetstone Station Restaurant and Brewery

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

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

Vermont Pub and Brewery

Vermont Pub & Brewery

144 College St., Burlington, 802-865-0500

Burlington’s first brewpub deals in classic dishes such as country meatloaf and fish and chips, best paired with one of 10 ever-changing beers made on-site.

old post

The Old Post

733 Queen City Park Rd., South Burlington, 802-497-0202

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.

Butch + Babe's

Butch + Babe’s

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

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.

Sherpa Kitchen

Sherpa Kitchen

119 College St., Burlington, 802-881-0550

Classic Himalayan dishes include momos, curries, thukpa and stews, best enjoyed with mango chutney and mixed pickles.

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