American Pie Company

29 CT-37 Center, Sherman, CT 06784.

(860) 350-0662. Bakery: Best Pie CT Magazine. All our pies are made daily from scratch, from hand rolled pie dough, just like grandma made them. Cookies, muffins, Danishes, tarts, cakes, breads and rolls are home made daily on the premises. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner including our famous Chicken Pot Pie, Shepherds Pie, Roasted Turkey Dinner, Homemade Pot Roast and much more! We offer generous portions at a fair price. Early bird specials, take out family meal deals, catering and bakery orders available. Outdoor dining in season. Mon. 7 am – 3 pm, Tues. – Thurs. & Sun. 7 am – 8 pm, Fri. & Sat. 7 am – 9 pm.

Bridgewater Village Store

27 Main St. South, Bridgewater, CT 06752.

(860) 354-2863. "Hub of the Community" built in 1899 overlooking the village green. Stocked with specialty coffees, cheeses and products. The original home of the famous Bridgewater Chocolates. You can find fresh baked goods or order from the deli - touting one of the best roasted turkey with cranberry and stuffing sandwich you have ever had outside your own kitchen! We make homemade soups and salads daily. Try our signature ice cream "Maywood Maple Walnut" made from our own Maywood Maple Syrup or pickup the Maywood Honey to go along with that special cup of tea. Mon. - Fri. 6 am - 6 pm; Sat. 7 am - 5 pm; Sun. 7 am – 4 pm.

Bridgewater Village Store

27 Main St. South, Bridgewater, CT 06752.

(860) 354-2863. Hub of the Community built in 1899 overlooking the village green. Stocked with specialty coffees, cheeses and products. The original home of the famous Bridgewater Chocolates. You can find fresh baked goods or order from the deli - touting one of the best roasted turkey with cranberry and stuffing sandwich you have ever had outside your own kitchen! We make homemade soups and salads daily. Try our signature ice cream Maywood Maple Walnut made from our own Maywood Maple Syrup or pickup the Maywood Honey to go along with that special cup of tea. Mon. - Fri. 6 am - 6 pm; Sat. 7 am - 5 pm; Sun. 7 am - 4 pm.

G.W. Tavern

20 Bee Brook Road, Washington, CT 06794.

(860) 868-6633. Outside terrace dining overlooking the Shepaug River in the summer, wood burning fieldstone fireplace dining in the winter. Private events for up to 125. Open 11:30 – 9.

La Piccolina

27 Main St., New Milford, CT 06776.

(860) 210-9669. Serving Authentic Northern Italian Trattoria Cuisine, Customers enjoy Exquisite Homemade Dishes served with Fresh Ingredients. Our Specialties include Homemade Pastas, Breads, Sauces, Vinaigrettes and Desserts all made daily. Ensuring the quality of each dish has the Essence and Taste from the Rimini Region of Italy. All combined with a charming atmosphere and award winning staff, you can be assured for a Great Dining Experience. Winners of the Sapphire Award Talk of the Town for 5 consecutive years in Customer Service Excellence.

Salsa Restaurant

31 Bank Street, New Milford, CT 06776.

(860) 350-0701. Serving quality New Mexican Cuisine since 1992. Oversized Burritos smothered in red or green chili sauce, 4 different homemade Salsas served with warm corn tortilla chips, roasted vegetable Enchiladas and many other favorites made by chef/owner Bill Thomas with the freshest ingredients available. Full bar serving fresh lime margaritas. "Best Mexican-Litchfield County" CT Magazine Readers' Choice Restaurant Poll. "Best Nachos" Litchfield County Times Reader's Poll. Full takeout service available. Tues. – Sun. 11-9; Fri. & Sat. 11-10. Closed Mon. Reservations recommended for dinner. Visa & MasterCard.

Simpson and Vail, Inc.

3 Quarry Road, Brookfield, CT 06804.

(800) 282-8327. Simpson & Vail has been purveying and blending the finest teas from around the world to thousands of satisfied customers for almost 83 years. Come visit our scenic location and shop our selection of quality teas, herbals, coffees, accessories and specialty food items. Join us for a "cuppa" on Saturdays we offer a sampling of 4 types of teas as well as fresh baked scones. Open Mon.-Fri. 9-5:30, Sat. 10-4 (Sept.-June).

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

8 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 are served at café tables surrounded by hand painted pottery, kitchenware, and culinary gifts. Picnic boxes, take-out foods, and exceptional catering are 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. Open Tues. - Sat. 10 - 6.

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.