@ The Corner

3 West Street, Litchfield, CT 06790.

(860) 567-8882. Fun and casual, diverse and eclectic @ the Corner serves a tantalizing selection of New American, cuisine. Award winning Chef "Red" Lanphear and Calin Sauvron prepares daily specials using locally grown seasonal ingredients. Nightly wines featured accompanied by an extensive wine list, signature cocktails with a Caribbean twist, and great craft beers. Take out for lunch & dinner available. Open 7 days, Lunch: 11:30 – 3:30; Dinner: 4:30- 9:30. Bakery also on premises serving coffee, pastry and light fare 7 am – 5 pm.

Arethusa al tavolo

828 Bantam Road, Bantam, CT 06750.

 (860) 567-0044. Authentic, modern and innovative new American farm to table restaurant showcases the milk, cream, yogurt, ice cream, butter and cheese from the Arethusa Dairy Farm. Fine dining featuring area sourced chosen produce and products on a daily basis highlighting the best of each season. Outdoor patio dining in season. Brunch: Sat. & Sun. 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m., Dinner: Wed. & Thurs. 5:30– 9, Fri. & Sat. 5:30 – 10, Sun. 5 – 8:30. Winter hours may vary.

Arethusa Farm Dairy

822 Bantam Rd., Bantam, CT 06750.

(860) 361-6600. Local, fresh dairy products made exclusively from award winning Arethusa Farm herd of Holstein, Jersey, and Brown Swiss cow's milk. A full selection of fresh milks, yogurts, ice cream and artisanal cheeses. Open 7 days a week. Check website for seasonal hours.

Bantam Bread Company

853 Bantam Road, Bantam, CT 06750.

(860) 567-2737. By hand. From Scratch. Mostly Organic. Artisanal Breads. Rustic Desserts. The Bantam Bread Company established 1996 produces lean, healthy breads using organic stone ground flour, seeds and grains. Wed. - Sat. 8:30 – 5:30, Sun. 8:30 – 4. Closed Mon. & Tues.

Brookside Farm

79 East Chestnut Hill Road, Litchfield, CT

(860) 567-3890. Started in 1999 as a second act to corporate careers, the owners' overall goal is to promote the resurgence of sustainable agriculture in Connecticut. On their 30 acres farm, they produce hay (for horses) and maple syrup (for people). Their maple syrup won 3 rd place in the 2014 International Maple Syrup tasting contest. Call ahead to see the syrup operation.

da Capo Brick Oven Pizza and Italian Restaurant

625 Torrington Road, Litchfield, CT 06759.

Rte. 202 east of the Litchfield Green. (860) 482-6246 and 5 East Main Street, Avon, CT (860) 677-5599. CT Magazine awarded "Best Italian in Litchfield County 2010-2011" da Capo Restaurant continues to provide Connecticut with the best quality food and authentic Italian recipes. Successfully, for another year, both locations are welcoming, friendly and will accommodate any occasion. Everyone knows the "NY Style Thin Crust Italian Pizza" and da Capo will not disappoint. Our time honored Italian recipes, made with the freshest seasonal ingredients will please you again and again. Take out also available Mon. – Thurs. 11 – 10 pm, Fri. and Sat. 11 – 11 pm., & Sun. 11 – 9 p.m.

Dutch Epicure Shop

491 Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT 06659.

Rte. 202, 1.5 mi. west of the green. (860) 567-5586. A landmark international gourmet food store since 1967. The finest in European style baking - breads, rolls, cakes, and pastries for all occasions. European specialties, also including Indonesian Conimex Spices, licorice, a large selection of Dutch cheeses, and German cold cuts. Prepared food, soups, entrees and desserts made on premises. Holiday & Seasonal Specialties. Open daily Wed. - Sat. 9 - 5, Sun. 9 - 2. Closed Mon. - Tues.

La Cupola Ristorante & Inn

637 Bantam Road, Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 567-3326. One of the finest Italian restaurants in northwest Connecticut, offering traditional and specialty dishes complemented with distinctive wines from an extensive wine cellar. Bar Lounge offers lunch menu featuring Italian paninis. Desserts imported from Italy. Outdoor Porch Dining. Private Dining Room. Banquet Room. Stroll around the pond or dine on the porch overlooking the scenic Bantam River. Charming guest rooms in the original 1849 granite house. Reservations suggested. Lunch & Dinner. Closed Mon.

Love Hearts Bakery and Café

583 Bantam Rd. (Rt. 202), Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 361-6526. "A touch of love in every bite." Chowder, chili and handcrafted hot and cold soups. Bread bowls available! Delicious cold and garden salads made fresh daily. Cakes, cookies, pies, scones and muffins baked in small batches to assure freshness and home-style quality. Gluten free & vegan goodies available. Eat-in or take-out. Call to order desserts for the holidays & special celebrations. Master pastry chef Allison is a graduate of CIA and has been pleasing customers since 2002. Mon.-Thurs. 6-3 pm, Fri. 6-5:30 pm, Sat. 7 - 3 pm, & Sun. 8-3 pm.

Love Heart’s Bakery

583b Bantam Rd., Litchfield, CT 06759.

(860) 361-6526. "A touch of love in every bite." Chowder, chili and handcrafted hot and cold soups. Bread bowls available! Delicious cold and garden salads made fresh daily. Cakes, cookies, pies, scones and muffins baked in small batches to assure freshness and home-style quality. Gluten free & vegan goodies available. Eat-in or take-out. Call to order desserts for the holidays & special celebrations. Master pastry chef Allison is a graduate of CIA and has been pleasing customers since 2002. Mon.-Thurs. 6-3 pm, Fri. 6-5:30 pm, Sat. 7 - 3 pm, & Sun. 8-3 pm.