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New England Traveler

Black Dinah Chocolatiers

Kate and Steve Shaffer use local cream and, when possible, local organic herbs and fruits to flavor their handcrafted truffles. Possibilities include strawberry balsamic, blueberry black pepper, even rhubarb, pumpkin, and cranberry.

Mix Café & Bakery, Jeffersonville, Vermont

New England Today

Mix Café & Bakery, Jeffersonville, Vermont

The first thing that hits you as you walk into this sunny spot in the tiny village of Jeffersonville is the mouthwatering scent of fresh-baked pastries, decadent creme brulee French toast, and whatever waffle is on special.
If your taste runs to hearty, you won’t go wrong with the cafe’s summer

New England Traveler

Colby Hill Inn

Part inn, part highly regarded restaurant, with a little romance stirred in, this historic 1797 property operated as Bartlett’s Tavern. More recently (since 2003), it’s been a consistent Wine Spectator Award of Excellence winner. A touch of rusticity meets comfy elegance in the inn’s decor, especially in the carriage-house suites,

Eaton Village Store

Combining the local post office, general store, and only lunch counter for miles around, it’s also an unusually hospitable oasis, with good burgers and a blackboard menu of sandwiches “particular to the premises,” such as turkey, bacon, and cranberry with a “schmear of mayo.” Orchestrating the flow of food, coffee,

Gritty McDuff’s

The Best 5: Local BreweriesNo trip to Maine is complete without a stop at one of these cozy and inviting brewery taverns. Best brews: “Best Bitter” and “Black Fly Stout,” preferably served at one of the pubs via traditional hand-pull. Auburn, Freeport, and Portland, MECome for the beer, stay for

Hardwick Winery

From the upper level of a handsome timber-frame barn you can survey the rural landscape while you sample wines made from grapes hand-picked by the proprietors. A judicious addition of local cranberries after the grapes have fermented gives the popular Massetts Cranberry a deep rose color and touch of tart

Kristin’s Bistro & Bakery Downtown

This mother/daughter operation uses recipes from family and friends, including a cranberry-raisin pie bursting with fruit. Their chocolate cream pie is a rich yet not-too-sweet pudding topped with a blizzard of whipped cream.–Yankee Magazine, November/December 2010

Le Rendez Vous French Bakery, Cafe & Belgian Chocolate

Best French BakeryFine French bread and assorted Parisian delicacies might not be what you expect in the Great North Woods, but that’s what you’ll find at this cozy bakery–along with almond croissants, madeleines, chocolate-cranberry crullers, and apple tarts. Certified Parisian bakers Marc Ounis and Verlaine Daeron run this cozy spot,

Masa

Masa

Masa is Southwestern dining in Boston at its best. With a dish like Braised Lamb Shank with Cranberry Mole, you can’t go wrong. Masa offers an award-winning menu of “new Southwest” cuisine, combining the zest of the Southwest with the down-home flavors of New England. Masa was awarded “Best New

Mix Cafe & Bakery

From the granola to the English muffins–even the chocolate milk and the cranberry cocktail (made with locally grown berries)–it’s all from scratch.–Yankee Magazine, March/April 2012

Mombo

Cooks at Mombo lovingly craft the sausages and terrines for the restaurant’s charcuterie plates, not to mention sweet-and-savory accompaniments such as red-onion compote, fig jam, cranberry-olive tapenade, and stoneground mustard. Vermont cheeses are also included. BEST HOUSE CHARCUTERIE.

Otto Pizza

With options like mashed potato, bacon, and scallion or butternut squash, ricotta, and cranberry, Otto’s has gained a passionate following. Its popularity has spawned locations in Portland, South Portland, and Massachusetts, but this is the original. BEST PIZZA BY THE SLICE.

Plymouth County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Plymouth County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Plymouth County, Massachusetts … a fun-filled getaway for the entire family. Relive the Pilgrim story. Go whale watching. Golf, hike, bike, or stroll along sandy beaches. Explore our coastline with its salty tales and lighthouse legends … view cranberry harvesting. Discover specialty shops, New England fare, and fine lodging for

Provender

Best Picnic ProvisionsWith names like “The Freudian Slip” and “The Scarlet Letter,” these sandwiches may sound cute, but they’re all business. Try the turkey with cranberry or the curried chicken salad with mango chutney, and save space for a homemade almond-marzipan torte or lemon-buttermilk cake.

Province Lands Visitor Center

Two miles from the tip of the Cape, an observation deck offers a 360-degree view of the dunes and the Atlantic.– Yankee Magazine, March/April 2010Even Lance Armstrong would be hard-pressed not to slow down along this 7.3-mile loop through the Province Lands, a pristine sliver of the impressively pristine Cape

Quercibella

Chef Carl Rynecki is reinventing flatbread pizzas at this convivial little out-of-the-way eatery. The only thing more enticing than sampling his delectably quirky, farm-to-table-inspired topping combos, such as Marwin Farm duck sausage, d’Anjou pear, cranberry, goat cheese, arugula, and candied pecans, is perusing the enormous list of specialty and locally

The Warren Store

The Warren Store

The Warren Store calls itself “The local store and so much more,” and they aren’t kidding. First of all, they have a bakery out back where they bake their own bread! Pastries, too! And desserts! They use some of that bread to make the sandwiches they serve. Try their most

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