2019 Vermont Tourism Network Guide

– 81 – Visit VermontTourismNetwork.com for more information about Vermont and these businesses. SOUTHERN VERMONT rEstAurAnt Dorset Inn & Barrows House Dorset Set in the heart of picturesque Dorset Village, The Dorset Inn is Vermont’s oldest continuously operating Inn, since 1796. The Inn, located on the village green, offers 26 guest rooms and suites, and a restaurant featuring classic New England fare served in the historic red dining room or lively tavern. Wine Spectator Award of Excellence. Barrows House is a contemporary yet historic Inn and restaurant with Vermont marble accents and large black and white posters capturing the history of our town. Offering 27 guest rooms, suites and cottages plus two tennis courts and seasonal swimming pool. As a “gastro pub” the menu focuses on fresh, seasonal ingredients all simply prepared. The dramatic backlit marble bar offers a generous array of microbrews and craft beers, extensive wines and specialty cocktails. Local proximity to the infamous Norcross-West Marble quarry as well as hiking, Nordic and Downhill skiing, mountain biking and professional summer theatre. Outlet shopping nearby in Manchester, VT. Dates of Operation: Open year-round Contact: The Dorset Inn, 8 Church Street, Dorset, VT 05251 • 802-867-5500 • info@dorsetinn.com •www.dorsetinn.com Barrows House, 3156 Route 30, Dorset, VT 05251 • 802-867-4455 • info@barrowshouse.com• www.barrowshouse.com  rEstAurAnt / Dining duo Restaurant, Brattleboro For lunch and dinner. Serving inspired localvore cuisine, fromVermont farms and purveyors. Ourmenus change seasonally so that we can highlight what is growing locally. duo’s downtown Brattleboro setting is comfortable and hip, and boasts the best view to watch the happenings on Main Street. Special dining experiences: Cheesemaker Lunches: Vermont produces some of the best cheeses in the world. Experience a 3 course cheese-focused lunch; learn about the cheese making process, what is different about Vermont dairy and why Vermont is the new France of the cheese world. Insider Lunch, with a restauranteur: Ever wonder what it would be like to own your own restaurant? Enjoy lunch with critically acclaimed restauranteurs Keith and Stephanie and learn the challenges of operating a farm to table restaurant in Vermont. No question asked is too daring! Chocolate &Wine Tasting: Savor the decadence of chocolate &wine as local chocolate maker, Tavenier Chocolates and duo Restaurant owner Stephanie Bonin discuss pairing chocolates with food and wine to make a decadent feast. Learn how chocolates are made and how to create a chocolate dessert plate. Dates of Operation: Lunch and dinner every day; Brunch, Saturday & Sunday 9-2 Group Policy: Semi-private dining room can seat up to 40 guests comfortably and up to 100 guests for a private event. Contact: Stephanie Bonin, duo Restaurant, 136 Main Street, Brattleboro, VT 05301 • 802-254-4141 stephanie@duorestaurants.com • www.duorestaurants.com 