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cuisine, wine & Spirits

In our region, award-winning chefs are as ubiquitous as our majestic tree- and stone wall-lined country roads.

 
   Morels   - Photo Courtesy of Chef William Sheridan

Morels - Photo Courtesy of Chef William Sheridan

MARKETS & SPECIALTY SHOPS

  • Adam’s Markets - Poughkeepsie, NY

  • Bantam/Northville Markets - CT

  • Guido’s Fresh Market - Great Barrington, MA

  • Jam Food Shop - Sharon, CT

  • Millbrook Wine & Spirits - Millbrook, NY

  • Millerton Fresh Market - Millerton, NY

  • New Morning Market - Woodbury, CT

  • New Preston Kitchen Goods - New Preston, CT

  • Peck’s Market - Pine Plains, NY

  • Pine Plains Fine Wines – Pine Plains, NY

  • Quatro’s Farm Store - Pleasant Valley, NY

  • Sharon Farm Market - Sharon, CT

  • Simpson & Vail Teas - Brookfield, CT

Executive Chef William Sheridan, formerly of Gala Restaurant at The Orchards in Williamstown, who left there last Spring and who now is Executive Chef at Sweetwood, also in Williamstown, MA, is especially and widely known for his unique game dishes, ranging from Pan-Seared Moulard Duck Breast with Blackberry and Raspberry Purée to Escargot in Lobster Bisque, Rabbit Spring Roll with Sweet Chili Sauce, Long Trail Barbecue-Braised Bison Short Ribs with Cave-Aged Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Creamed Corn, and Fried Leeks, Venison Chops with Lingonberry Demi-Glace, and Pan-Seared Pheasant with Baby Squash, Mission Figs, and Champagne Grapes.

His game recipes will be featured in The Country and Abroad's Autumn and Winter issues. Future articles with Chef Sheridan will focus on local wild greens and foraging for ramps, wild mushrooms, and more. Complimentary wines as well as local spirits, beers, and ales will also be suggested. Contributing writers for cuisine and wine and spirit columns include Diana Niles King, Will Carter, Sharon Kleinman, and Elizabeth Potter.

RESTAURANTS

  • The Beekman Arms- Rhinebeck, NY

  • The Bennington Country Club - Bennington, VT

  • Blantyre and Wheatleigh - Lenox, MA

  • Charlotte’s – Millbrook, NY

  • Fife ’n Drum - Kent, CT

  • Gala at The Orchards - Williamstown, MA

  • Gigi’s Trattoria - Rhinebeck, NY

  • GW Tavern - Washington Depot, CT

  • The Hopkins Inn - Warren, CT

  • John’s Restaurant - Woodbury, CT

  • Lia’s Mountain View - Pine Plains, NY

  • Pangea - North Bennington, VT

  • The Red Lion Inn - Stockbridge MA

  • The Stissing House - Pine Plains, NY

  • Terrapin - Rhinebeck, NY

  • The White Hart Inn - Salisbury, CT

  • The White Horse - Marbledale, CT

 Steak Frites Béarnaise @        White Horse Country Pub & Restaurant    - New Preston, Connecticut

Steak Frites Béarnaise @ White Horse Country Pub & Restaurant - New Preston, Connecticut

 Organic Smoothie Bowls at    New Morning Market    - Woodbury, Connecticut

Organic Smoothie Bowls at New Morning Market - Woodbury, Connecticut