Culinary Travel in New England

Culinary travel in New England encompasses taste, history, learning, exploration, and adventure. The region's various native & domesticated ingredients, historic recipes and eateries, and the many heritages among the people here, all combine to create some great eating! Orchards, vineyards and wine trails welcome visitors out onto country roads, while a tradition New England clambake pulls us to the edge of the sea. Many historic inns in New England have their own restaurants or dining rooms, and in some you'll also meet chefs who provide lessons & demos along with fine meals. Shopping for traditional ingredients, produce or seafood is a treat at waterfront or farmers markets.

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Comeketo Brazilian Steakhouse in Leominster, MA - Visit North Central Massachusetts
Visit North Central Massachusetts

1000 Route 2 West (between Exits 103 & 102) Lancaster, MA, 01523 Phone: 978-534-2302

BBQ and a beer or fine dining? This region serves up a refreshing variety of culinary delights

Whether your taste runs to beer and a burger or fine dining in an exquisite setting, you’ll find a restaurant to please your palate in North Central Massachusetts. Stop by the Wachusett Brewery’s Westminster Brew Yard for a fresh, handcrafted beer (served in a bar built in a custom Airstream trailer) and a barbecue platter. Or plan to dine at the popular Old Mill restaurant, where you can enjoy a grilled sirloin or chicken parm while listening to the music of water rushing over the mill dam. Or maybe you have a desire to sample the best from the world’s kitchens? The region boasts restaurants serving Chinese, Vietnamese, Mexican, Thai, Brazilian, Caribbean, Greek and Italian dishes as well as a variety of friendly pubs, breweries and wineries. - Read more about North Central Mass. here!
Family Breakfast - Liberty Hill Farm Inn - Rochester, VT
Liberty Hill Farm & Inn

511 Liberty Hill Road Rochester, VT, 05767 Phone: 802-767-3926

Come see why foodies flock to this picturesque Vermont inn to dine on mouth-watering meals

A day at the Liberty Hill Farm & Inn begins and ends with a treat: a feast of farm-fresh, family favorites for a hearty breakfast and dinner. Guests who gather around the picturesque Rochester, VT inn’s large dining room table are served pancakes, eggs, sausage and rave review-worthy baked oatmeal to begin their day. Dinnertime means homemade breads, fresh veggies and salads, mouth-watering entrees like chicken potpie and scrumptious desserts like Boston creme pie. Inn owner and superb chef Beth was a pioneer in the farm-to-table movement, and her recipes have been featured in Gourmet and Yankee magazines, The New York Times and on Good Morning America. She calls her meals a modern twist on her grandmother’s recipes. You will just call them unforgettable.
Center for Wine & Culinary Arts 500x250 - Ocean House Resort - Watch Hill, RI
Center for Wine & Culinary Arts

at Ocean House Resort - 1 Bluff Avenue Watch Hill, RI, 02891 Phone: Toll-Free: 877-346-9442

Food lovers are drawn to the restaurants and culinary arts center at oceanside inn

It’s no wonder the elegant Ocean House is a magnet for food-lovers. Talented chefs, focusing on fresh local ingredients and seasonal menus, have made the inn’s COAST restaurant the only CNN Traveler’s World Best Waterfront Restaurant in New England as well as the recipient of five stars from Forbes and five diamonds from AAA. The oceanfront inn also offers a popular Sunday Jazz Brunch, a casual menu in The Bistro and summertime dining with a view at The Verandah, Mexican fare at Dalia by Danton Valle, and a Mediterranean menu at Thea at Dune Cottage. The resort’s Center for Wine & Culinary Arts has a full schedule of hands-on classes and an 8,000-bottle Wine Spectator award-winning collection in two spectacular library cellars.

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Duck for Dinner - Rabbit Hill Inn - Waterford, VT
Rabbit Hill Inn

48 Lower Waterford Road Lower Waterford, VT, 05848 Phone: 802-748-5168

Culinary travelers need go no farther than this luxury inn

Soft music, flickering candles, attentive wait staff: Those are all features of the AAA Four Diamond rated restaurant at Rabbit Hill Inn, one of Vermont’s best dining establishments. And that’s before you get to the food. Morning meals at the bed-and-breakfast inn are bountiful: begin with homemade baked goods and granola, fresh fruits and yogurts. Then choose from two tempting and creative hot entrees. But dinner is a true work of art, featuring innovative menus based on seasonal and local ingredients – summer fare includes 72-hour beef short rib and Moroccan spiced monkfish – presented artistically. The restaurant also offers a carefully selected wine list. For those craving a craft beer, the Irish-style Snooty Fox Pub is ready to serve. Current menu is available on website. Rated #39 of the Top 100 Hotels Worldwide, #3 in the USA, and #1 in the Northeast by Travel & Leisure, July 2020.
Publick House Historic Inn On the Common Dining  Sturbridge MA
Publick House Historic Inn On the Common

277 Main Street - Route 131 Sturbridge, MA, 01566 Phone: 508-347-3313 Toll-Free: 800-782-5425

Fans of fine food served in warm, historic surroundings will love inn’s dining options

One of the many delights of the Publick House Historic Inn is the dining experience, whether you are seeking a light lunch in a charming tavern with 18th-century ambiance or a hearty Yankee meal in the inn’s original dining room, with a 6-foot open-hearth fireplace as a centerpiece. In the Historic Tap Room, enjoy a traditional roasted turkey dinner or Yankee pot roast. In Ebenezer’s Tavern, with its comfortable wingback chairs and vintage brass beer taps and rum barrels, you might try the jumbo crab cakes or famous shepherd’s pie. Both the tap room and tavern serve generous portions, creative specialty drinks and the kind of mouth-watering desserts you can only get if your inn has a famous bake shop attached.
Restaurant Weeks Clams - Go Providence - Providence, RI
Go Providence

10 Memorial Boulevard Providence, RI, 02903 Phone: 401-456-0200

Providence - The Creative Capitol

Providence, RI is known for its acclaimed restaurant scene, with chefs serving up a global array of cuisines and cooking styles. Top culinary school Johnson & Wales University is located in the city and many of the school’s alumni and students may be found demonstrating their culinary skills in local restaurants. The city features great dining options for all tastes and budgets. For more things to do in Providence, RI, visit GoProvidence.com.