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Baba Louie's

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The restaurant descriptions that follow reflect the opinions of the editors of Rural Intelligence.
They are editorial content, not paid advertisements, and are organized by county.

Rural Intelligence Food Prairie Whale, in Great Barrington, for a new farm-to-table hangout. 

terrapin Terrapin, in Rhinebeck, offers astonishing variety and value in a glittering setting. Table Six, in Lenox, features a changing prix fixe meal in the refurbished Kemble Inn.

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Mockingbird Kitchen and Bar - Bantam, CT

While the contemporary interior is quite a departure from its original home in the Captain William Bull Tavern, the Mockingbird Kitchen & Bar suffers not for the change. Owner/Chef Tilley’s “locally sourced, globally flavored” cuisine remains the real draw. Pairing far-flung influences with seasonal and locally sourced ingredients, her dishes are creative yet approachable. Miso glazed salmon and a tofu curry spiked with lemongrass honors treasured travels while a rich confit de poulet or bright beet salad highlights the bounty found in our part of New England.

This carries through to the desserts and brunch menus. I’ve happily devoured a chocolate bread pudding and dug into my dinner companion’s carrot cake served with ginger ice cream. Brunch is no less decadent, with a beautifully presented, fluffy French toast with berries or spicy huevos rancheros on offer. If you’re looking for fare on the lighter side, Asian dumplings might fit the bill or perhaps a plate of oysters. Read the full review.

810 Bantam Road, Bantam, CT
(860) 361-6730
Closed Monday & Tuesday

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