Tea with Tracy

16 Bank Street, Seymour, CT

(203) 881-5484. Located in the heart of Seymour's antiquing district this charming tearoom with crystal chandeliers and white linen covered-tables offers more than 210 flavors of tea served plus a wide variety of handcrafted desserts, scones and tea sandwiches. Perfect spot for breakfast, lunch or Afternoon tea. Our private room provides the perfect backdrop for baby showers, bridal showers and your special events. Teapots, teapot jewelry and hundreds of loose teas available for purchase. Special order desserts, pies and cupcakes available. Mon.- Fri. 10 - 5, Sat. & Sun. 8 – 5.

The Alpenhaus Restaurant/Steinbock Tavern

59 Bank St., New Milford, CT

(860) 799-5557. The Alpenhaus Restaurant, a true authentic German dining experience. Featuring traditional cuisine, imported German and local craft beer from our Steinbock Tavern, from Sauerbraten, Potato Pancakes to a variety of Schnitzels. A visit to the Alpenhaus is a welcoming breath of fresh air. Und Prost!

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 Venetian Restaurant

52 East Main Street, Torrington, CT 06790.

(860) 489-8592. venetianct@gmail.com. A gondola ride through Venice is not so distant when you dine in the old world elegance of the Venetian. Superb authentic Italian cuisine amidst two large murals. "Best Italian Restaurant, Litchfield County", 22 years CT Magazine 1987-2010, "Best in the City" Zagat 2002-2012. Specialties: Caesar Salad tableside, homemade pastas with light & flavorful sauces, grilled veal, and the best Tiramisu in CT. Bring the Venetian home with our specialty food line or take out. Banquet parties up to 45 people. Lunch 11:30 - 2:30, Dinner 5 - 9:30. Closed Tues. Free parking. Walking distance to Warner Theatre. Visit us on Facebook. http://thevenetianrestaurant.com.

The Village Restaurant and Pub

25 West Street, Litchfield, CT 06759.

On The Green. (860) 567-8307. Great Pub Lunches and Dinner Specials served in a casual setting. CT Magazine "Best Bar" "Best Neighborhood Restaurant" and "Best Prime Rib". Hand-cut steaks, and seafood our specialty. Voted "Best Burgers" Litchfield County. Private dining room available upstairs. Local CT craft beers on tap. Local vegetables, cheese, milk, bread and ice cream. Open 7 days/week. Reservations strongly suggested.

Tollgate Hill Inn & Restaurant

571 Torrington Road, Litchfield, CT 06759.

Rte. 202, 2.5 miles North of the Litchfield Green.  (860) 361-6633. Our goal is to bring you approachable New American cuisine using fresh, vibrant seasonal & local ingredients. Locally sourced and globally favored we strive to present well-balanced dishes with flavors ranging from subtle to bold. The Tavern is a casually elegant restaurant in a beautiful, 270-year old historic home; on the National Register. 45 minutes from Hartford and 2.5 hour's from Boston and New York. Dinner: Thurs. – Sat. 5:00 – 10:00; Lunch & Dinner: Sat. & Sun 12 – 8 p.m.

Vasi's

1700 Watertown Ave., Waterbury, CT 06708.

(203) 755-3936. Serving traditional Italian cuisine with a wide selection of wines and cocktails. Private Banquet Room for gatherings of 30 to 120 guests. Closed Mon. Serving lunch and dinner daily. Take-out, late night, and catering available.

West Street Grill

43 West Street, Litchfield, CT 06759.

On-the-Green. (860) 567-3885. Farm to table and market fresh since inception. Many sensational National and International reviews. This modern American restaurant has been using locally sourced ingredients from oyster farms, cheesemakers and produce including fresh herbs from the organic garden. Breads, pastas and pastries handcrafted for each service. Some signature dishes include: Parmesan aioli, heirloom tomato salad, house cured & smoked foods, wild bass & local chicken. Available for Private Parties. Bar & outdoor terrace dining. Spring – Fall. Lunch Mon.– Fri. 11-3, Sat. and Sun. 11-3:30. Dinner Sun.-Thurs. 5:30 - 9:30, Fri. and Sat. 5:30 - 10. Reservations Dinner only.

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

Wood's Pit B-B-Q and Mexican Cafe

123 Bantam Lake Road, Bantam, CT 06750.

(860) 567-9869 (yumy). The kind of joint your friends talk about that makes you wish you had discovered it yourself. A small "Real Pit BBQ" Restaurant that also features Mexican food, a selection of vegan dishes, full service bar and takeout. Casual and fun for the whole family. Zagat's - NY Times. Open Tues.-Sun. lunch and dinner. Closed Mon.