Our food editor, Susan Laughlin, always keeps an eye out for the next great thing that appears on the New Hampshire culinary scene. Here are her latest picks for “hot new” restaurants from her year of foodie exploration.
The variety of new dining options has never been wider. Taverns and pubs lead the parade with casual food given an extra touch. Chefs with a mission to source locally have created diverse menus in comfortable settings. The proliferation of ethnic restaurants offers a taste of foreign lands, while chef/owners are driven to put forth their best efforts. It’s a good time to dine in New Hampshire. Let’s eat!
Sometimes it’s worth the trip just to get these burgers. It would be a sin not to stop in when you’re in the neighborhood anyway.
Where’s the beef? It’s at great steakhouses. They may use trimmings from a variety of beef cuts for a mix that is rich and flavorful. Plus, get all the benefits of a creative approach to burgers and the fixings all served with panache and attentive servers.
Burgers and beer are a marriage that has stood the test of time. Nothing like a fat-filled patty of meat to prepare the stomach for a deluge of beer or bourbon. With a new interest in gastro pubs, chefs are upping the pantry ante for building the best burger around.
Looking for a great place to find an interesting beer in New Hampshire? These restaurants, bars and pubs all feature an emphasis on beer. From creative beer lists to bars with dozens of tasty brews on tap, there's sure to be something to fit your mood and appetite.
Click here for a list of restaurants, bars and pubs from around the state.