Restaurants

Top Choice Modern American in Back Bay

Courtyard

The perfect destination for an elegant luncheon with artfully prepared food is – believe it or not – the Boston Public Library. Overlooking the beautiful Italianate courtyard, this grown-up restaurant serves seasona…
Top Choice Modern American in Woodstock & Quechee Village

Simon Pearce Restaurant

Be sure to reserve a window table overlooking the falls in Simon Pearce's dining room, which is suspended over the river in this converted brick mill. Local ingredients are used to inventive effect in such delicacie…
Top Choice American in Woodstock & Quechee Village

Skunk Hollow Tavern

Few Vermont eateries are as atmospheric as this tiny 200-year-old crossroads tavern 8 miles south of Woodstock, with worn wooden floors that ooze history. Enjoy burgers, fish-and-chips or shepherd's pie downstairs a…
Top Choice Modern American in Hartford

Trumbull Kitchen

TK's smart-yet-casual fine-dining atmosphere awaits, with excellent service and a wonderfully executed, truly diverse menu making it a great alternative to some of Hartford's classier joints. Drop in for a cocktail …
Top Choice American in Brattleboro

TJ Buckley's

Chef-owner Michael Fuller founded this exceptional, upscale little eatery in an authentic 1927 diner over 30 years ago. Ever since, he's been offering a verbal menu of four seasonally changing items, sourced largely…
Top Choice American in Lenox

Nudel

Nudel is a driving force in the area's sustainable-food movement, with just about everything on the menu seasonally inspired and locally sourced. The back-to-basics approach rings through in inventive dishes, which …
Top Choice Modern American in Stowe

Hen of the Wood

Arguably the finest dining in northern Vermont, this chef-driven restaurant in Waterbury gets rave reviews for its innovative farm-to-table cuisine. Set in a historic grist mill, the ambience is as fine as the food,…
Top Choice Modern American in Jackson

Cider Company Restaurant

Open for dinner nightly, this restaurant in an elegant 1890s farmhouse features expertly prepared classics, such as seared sea scallops, pan-roasted duck breast, baked polenta and grilled hanger steak.
Top Choice Modern American in Portland

Fore Street

Fore Street is the lauded, long-running restaurant many consider to be the originator of today's food obsession in Portland. Chef-owner Sam Hayward has turned roasting into a high art: chickens turn on spits in the …
Top Choice Modern American in Providence

birch

With a background at Noma in Copenhagen and the fabulous Dorrance at the Biltmore, chef Benjamin Sukle and his wife, Heidi, have their own place, the understated, but fabulously good birch. Its intimate size and sty…