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For gorgeous and remarkable chinaware , pop into Herend Shop to browse through a magnificent collection of ornate decorative accessories and extraordinary figurines . At Asia Minor Carpets , shoppers will find a spectacular assortment of antique , vintage , and semi-antique Turkish carpets in a variety of colors and styles .
Designs for Living is an interior design firm that is celebrated for expertise in the field of kitchen and bathroom renovation . With an indepth approach that emphasizes the importance of every stage of planning from color coordination to product selection , they always go above and beyond to accommodate the particular considerations of their discerning clientele . Whether your aesthetic ideal is closer to “ classic cottage ” or “ modern manor ”, they work tirelessly to bring your ideal vision into existence .
After your exciting afternoon at Manchester ’ s Main Street shops has come to a close , hop in your car and head south to Equinox Valley Nursery . As you browse through their striking collection of trees , shrubs , and flowers , take a moment to savor a deep breath of fresh mountain air and soak up the rural atmosphere .
Whether you ’ ve spent your afternoon in Manchester or Dorset , you deserve to commemorate the successful completion of your shopping weekend with an excellent meal !
On the southern end of Main Street , The Silver Fork has recently relocated to a brilliantly-renovated building that formerly housed the historic town library . With an award-winning chef and phenomenal wine menu , this intimate eatery is the perfect place for an unforgettable romantic dinner . Try their flavorful “ Paella Mixta for two ” with chorizo , mussels , shrimp , and cod , or sample their healthy and appetizing “ Roasted Rainbow Carrots ” for a taste of vegetarian splendor .
For a fun casual evening excursion , head to Mulligans , where hearty American fare is served in bountiful portions in a merry and friendly setting . Their “ Outside-In ” sandwich is perfect for vegetarian diners , and their “ Really Great Burger ” certainly lives up to its name . Trendy gourmands in search of authentic local American craft cooking should head to The Copper Grouse , where imaginative delicacies are served alongside craft cocktails made with artisan spirits . Diners with a preference for pasta will favor their “ Butternut Ravioli ”, and cultured carnivores will lean towards their “ New York Strip Steak with Lyonnaise Potatoes .”
If you find yourself in Dorset for the evening , treat yourself to a memorable Vermont fine-dining experience at The Dorset Inn . Classic American dishes are prepared with loving care and masterful finesse by their exceptionally-gifted chef team - and served in the elegant setting of a historic 18th century Vermont inn . Vegetarian gourmands will cherish their “ Moroccan Chick Pea Stew ”, and famished epicures will revel in the satisfying glory of their “ Roast Turkey Croquettes .”
For a contemporary gastropub experience , stop in at Barrows House and enjoy a delicious and creatively-conceived meal made with locally-sourced ingredients . Try their “ Eggplant Parmesan ” or “ Steak Au Poivre ” for a gloriously gratifying entrée , and order a “ CBD Collins ” or “ Smoked Maple Old Fashioned ” to toast to your triumphant weekend of shopping in Manchester !
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