One of Vermont's best restaurants, this is a culinary gem inside an 18th-century countryside inn. A chalkboard in the foyer lists the farms that grow the food you'll eat here on any given night. Executive chef Jean-Luc Matecap, who has extensive experience cooking for top restaurants in France, Nantucket, and his native Vermont, is passionate about local ingredients. The inn's farm-to-table cuisine is showcased in an à la carte tavern menu, chalkboard specials, and two
nightly prix-fixe menus in the formal dining room. The first ($59) includes meats such as roasted Cavendish game birds and dry-aged Black Watch Farm sirloin; the second ($45) offers vegetarian and gluten-free dishes. Service is excellent, and the wine list is large and reasonably priced. If it's summer, enjoy your meal on the patio.
1342 Rte. 106, 15 miles east of Ludlow, Perkinsville, Vermont, 05151, United States