Experience the dining and wining that New England has on offer.
Smuttynose continues to be recognized as one of the best breweries in the world
Smuttynose Brewing Company has been recognized for the 11th year in a row as one of the Best Breweries in the World by Rate Beer. The total count for different breweries of all sizes and ambiances in New Hampshire is somewhere above 80 now. This list includes large factory experiences such as Smuttynose and Anheuser Busch to those that are literally on farms with donkeys and ducks. Breweries in New Hampshire are as much a cultural experience as they are culinary.
www.nhbeer.org / www.smuttynose.com
Seven Birches Winery & Tasting Room opens in Lincoln
Take a “Meet the Winemakers” tour and sample red wine aging in one of our oak barrels, chat with the winemaker and taste some delicious New Hampshire wines. Located in the new River Walk Resort. www.sevenbirches.com
More new restaurants in Maine
The tide of new restaurant openings across the state of Maine shows no sign of abating. Recent openings in Portland include 2 LB Kitchen, which serves breakfast and lunch, with dishes ranging from gluten free pancakes to wild boar served with rice and arugula. Trattoria Fanny is for homey Italian fare from a chef who opened Eataly in Boston, and serves a simple menu ranging from cured salt cod on toast to spaghetti alla carbonara. Izakaya Minato is where to satisfy udon and ramen cravings. Montreal-style bagels are on offer at The Purple House in North Yarmouth while Neighbourhood in Belfast serves tortilla pizza, fish tacos and fries dusted with parmesan in a family-friendly spot. www.visitmaine.com
Vermont sees surge of new restaurants opening throughout the state
Foodies, unite! Vermont has twenty-two new restaurants awaiting your arrival. From Burlington to Stowe, Montpelier to Manchester, there’s a new spot for everyone. www.vermontvacation.com
Rhode Island boasts a rich foodie culture
Rhode Island’s foodie culture is well known, but it’s difficult to choose from such an embarrassment of riches like Nick’s on Broadway in Providence, headed by James Beard Nominated Chef in 2016, Derek Wagner. Or Birch, also in Providence and headed by James Beard Nominated Chef 2017, Benjamin Sukle. There’s also Wine Spectator 2016 Best of Award of Excellence winner, Castle Hill in Newport, and Wine Spectator 2016 Best of Award of Excellence winner, Restaurant 1879 at the Atlantic Inn on Block Island. www.visitrhodeisland.com/where-to-eat
True epicureans fall in love with Savoring Rhode Island’s “walking and eating tours” – three-hour culinary treks guided by a renowned cookbook author. www.savoringrhodeisland.com
Feed your inner foodie in Massachusetts.
Whet your appetite with fresh seafood from the Atlantic, like steamed lobster, fried clams, or New England/the-only-acceptable-kind-of clam chowder. Dig into a plate of authentic Italian food in Boston’s North End, try something new in Chinatown, and indulge in a wide array of cuisine considered some of the best in the country. Learn how much better fresh food tastes with farm-to-table food from one of our many farmers’ markets.
The Connecticut Chocolate Trail
As you know, chocolate can be imported from Belgium, Germany, Switzerland or France. But believe it or not, Connecticut is home to many world-renowned chocolatiers and local chocolate artisans who create an experience that is decadent and rich in flavor. So grab a partner, and treat the chocolate lover in your life (or yourself!) to an unforgettable tasting trip throughout the state on the Connecticut Chocolate Trail.
Issued by the Discover New England Australia / New Zealand Press Office.
Discover New England represents the six American states of Connecticut, New Hampshire, Maine, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Vermont to promote international visitation.
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