10 N. Winooski Ave., Burlington, 802-660-9346
Sandwiched between Radio Bean and Light Club Lamp Shop, the lively café touts international street eats, from Korean tacos to Hawaiian volcano fries.
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.
25 Winooski Falls Way, Winooski,, 802-497-2994
Married owners Leandro Bustos and Lorena Neironi started with a food truck in 2015 and now serve their handmade empanadas, Argentinean asado and flan from a brick-and-mortar restaurant.
2160 Mountain Rd., Stowe, 802-253-9333
Latin and Asian flavors mix and mingle in fanciful menu items such as lobster wonton soup, green chorizo dumplings and chile-ponzu short ribs. The owner calls the tequila and sake selections “the best around.” Sunday brunch.
64 Main St., Montpelier, 802-225-6227
This airy community space brings together chocolate flights and cocktails, cheese plates and Jamaican fare, and live music on “Bacon Thursday.” There’s also a florist on-site whose wares are fragrant, though not edible.