Sample hyper-seasonal and local ingredients at the refined Red Devon Restaurant, where you’ll taste why Chef Sara Lukasiewicz was a semifinalist for a James Beard Rising Star award in 2012. Try the seasonal Honeycrisp-apple salad ($11) and the dry-aged Muscovy duck breast ($28) from nearby Northwind Farms. In the market next door, find freshly baked bread, scones, cinnamon rolls, and doughnuts, along with soups, sandwiches, and seasonal salads.
Imagine you’re in a bistro in Paris at Café Les Baux as you enjoy Chef Herve Bochard’s authentic French favorites—escargots ($10), French onion soup ($7.50), and croque monsieur ($9)—that he brought to Millbrook when he left his native France in 1985. Sip one of the many French wines on offer, or order a bottle of Chardonnay from local wineries Oak Summit or Millbrook Vineyards, which pairs nicely with the mussels ($19) served in a small red Le Creuset Dutch oven.
Warm yourself by the fireplace in the inviting library area at the Bangall Whaling Company, a classic tavern dating back to 1832, featuring exposed-wood beams and a black-and-white checkered floor. The long wooden bar is a great place to watch the game while eating juicy burgers ($11) and truffle fries ($8)—wash them down with Keegan Ale’s Mother’s Milk Stout (made in nearby Kingston). Or have a seat in the restaurant and enjoy some fancier fare, like macaroni and cheese made with lobster and crab ($20).