The Pantry

5 Titus Road, Washington, CT 06794.

Titus Square.  (860) 868-0258. Celebrating 38 years as northwest Connecticut's outpost for imported and domestic gourmet and specialty foods. Continental breakfast, luncheon, and afternoon tea is served at cafe tables surrounded by hand painted pottery, kitchenware, and culinary gifts. Picnic boxes, take out foods, fresh bakery, and exceptional catering available. "Remarkably consistent throughout its long life – a tiny gem sparkling in the Litchfield Hills, a place where people gather." Patricia Brooks, New York Times. Tues.-Sat. 10-6.

The Smithy

10 Main Street, New Preston, CT 06777.

(860) 868-9003. Situated in a meticulously rebuilt former blacksmith shop, we showcase exclusively local food, focusing on products made using sustainable, organic practices whenever possible. Upstairs you'll find the loft gallery where we exhibit rotating shows of local artists and provide a space for the community to gather and connect. Wed. through Mon. 10 – 5:30.

White Horse Country Pub and Restaurant

58 New Milford Turnpike, New Preston, CT 06777.

(860) 868-1496. Good Honest Food at affordable prices, prepared from scratch with love and pride. Best Classic Pub New England – Yankee Magazine, Five Stars –"Excellent". Country & Aboard Statewide Best Restaurants Connecticut - Best Pub, Best Value, Best Prime Rib. Open 7 days a week 11am-10pm. Bar until Close; & Sunday Brunch 11-4. EAT – DRINK – LIVE WELL