Brooklyn Baking Company

464 Reedville Dr., Waterbury, CT

(203) 596-3500. Visit, what has been New England's oldest original bakery, at their new location. Dine and shop amid 100-year-old baking relics and memorabilia from the original 100-year-old bakery. More than a century of successfully baking and selling European rye bread, pumpernickel and old-fashion yeast raised donuts. Excellent selection of mouth- watering pastries and cookies, Portuguese rolls and Italian bread. Serving breakfast from the grill and a light lunch menu. Open Tues.- Fri. 7-6, & Sat.-Sun. 7 – 4. Closed Mon.

Carole Peck's Good News Cafe

694 Main St. South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

Rte. 6, (3 1/2 mi. off I-84, Exit 15) (203) 266-GOOD (4663). From the nationally acclaimed kitchen of Carole Peck – A lively 200 seat restaurant known for Modern American & Global Cuisine with a healthy twist. Private Dining for Groups to 50 available. Art Gallery with changing shows. Full bar with extensive selection of wines and beers. Takeout counter, fresh baked breads and pastries. Open daily, continuous service 11:30 am. - 10 pm. Closed Tues. Handicap accessible. All major credit cards. "Best Desserts Statewide", "Best Overall, Litchfield County", "Overall Excellence Vegetarian, & Appetizers Litchfield County", "2012 Best New Restaurant", CT Magazine; "Zagat 2012 Survey", "One of America's Top Restaurants".

Ceviche Latin Kitchen

530 Middlebury Rd., Middlebury, CT 06762.

 (203) 527-7634. Discover the "Ceviche" experience where many Latin flavors are fused together into an unforgettable mélange of bold flavors. We offer a full dinner menu, a wide selection of ceviche, more than 30 types of tapas, a full bar and dozens of Spanish wines. Lunch Tues.– Sun. 11:30-3; Dinner weekdays till 9, Tapas till 10, Fri. – Sun. Dinner until 10, Tapas till 11.

Curtis House, Connecticut's Oldest Inn

506 Main Street South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

Connecticut's Oldest Inn. (203) 263-2101. Built before 1736 in beautiful Woodbury, the heart of antique country, where the guests today continue to enjoy Quality and Traditional Values. Our charming dining rooms feature Traditional New England Fare and innovative specials with wide selections of seafood, steaks, and chops. We serve all inclusive three course meals and casual fare in our lower level pub serving the best burgers around. Closed Mon. Lunch & Christmas Day. Open Weekdays: Lunch 11:30-2:30, Dinner 4:30 -8:30, Fri. & Sat. till 9, Sun. 12-8. Holidays 11:30 - 6. Catering on and off premises, or pickup also available. 

Fascia’s Chocolates, Inc.

44 Chase River Rd., Waterbury, CT 06704.

(203) 753-0515. The Fascia Family has handcrafted premium chocolates since 1964. Authentic gelato made onsite and a cakery satisfy all sweet carvings. The Chocolate Experience & Tour allows participants to make-their-own chocolate bar and learn about chocolate at the same time. Reservations recommended. Scheduled weekends Sept. – June with summer schedule in July & August.

John's Cafe

693 Main Street, South, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 263-0188. A Little Indulgence, A Lot of Flavor, Every Day of the Week. "A must go...outstanding fare". Fresh innovative dishes made from locally grown meats and produce complimented by an ever-changing extensive wine selection. Open Everyday. BYOB Sun. & Mon. No Corkage Fee, $29 Prix Fixe available. Patio dining, Happy Hour, Fri. & Sat. 2:30 – 5.

Julio's Woodfired Pizza & Grill

220 Main St., South, Southbury, CT 06488.

(203) 264-7878. At Julio's, you'll enjoy a casually, well designed, and inviting atmosphere with an appetizing cuisine. Our extensive menu includes freshly prepared salads, appetizers, and wood-fired pizzas. We have now added a selection of authentic Neapolitan pizzas. We also feature a wide selection of freshly made pasta, veal, chicken, and seafood dinners. Indulge in one of our freshly made desserts with a cappuccino, espresso or coffee. We also have a full bar and outside dining in season. Hours: Mon.-Fri. 11:30-2:30, 4:30-10. Sat. 4-10. Closed Sun.

L Restaurant

199 Park Rd. Ext., Middlebury, CT 06762.

(203) 758-8991. We are passionate about our food and welcome you to come and enjoy exceptional gourmet American Cuisine with an Italian flair. The atmosphere at L restaurant is colorful and comfortable. Stop in for a relaxing lunch, romantic dinner, unwind at our cozy bar or enjoy our seasonal outdoor patio. Private dining area accommodates up to 30. Whatever the occasion come and enjoy this hidden gem. Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2015 Winner. Mon. – Thurs. 11:30 – 9, Fri. 11:30 – 10, Sat. 5– 10. Closed Sun.

Middlebury Consignment & Cafe

1365 Whittemore Rd., Middlebury, CT

(203) 528-0130. After exploring four floors of stunning showrooms displaying collectibles, antique furniture, furniture from upscale manufacturers, bedding, wallpaper, rugs, upholstery and much more enjoy a bite to eat in our Café from 11:30 – 3 p.m. We offer soups, salads, sandwiches, quiche, savory pies and desserts plus a variety of seasonal specialties. Store hours: Mon.- Sat. 10-5, Sun. 11-5.

New Morning Market

129 Main Street North, Woodbury, CT 06798.

(203) 263 -4868. Litchfield County's premier market for all things organic and local. Discover the region's largest selection of fresh organic produce (local in season); local pasture raised dairy, eggs and farmstead cheeses; humanely raised meat, poultry and sustainably raised seafood. You'll love the award winning prepared food counter, full service grille, organic juice and fair trade coffee bar – eat in or take out. Browse the extensive wellness department hosted by a friendly, knowledgeable staff. Open 7 days.