133 Bank St., Burlington, 802-865-5200
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.
22 Main St., Winooski, 802-800-1116
A second-generation restaurateur runs Winooski’s sleek Chinese lounge, where customers pair craft cocktails with dumplings, chow fun, and salt-and-pepper pork. DJs spin tunes ’til late on the weekend.
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.