- File: Sarah Priestap
- Chef Jevgenija Saromova (seated) and innkeeper Mara Mehlman
In November of this year, the Boston Globe named "Ten Restaurants to Try in New England This Winter." One of them was the Lincoln Inn & Restaurant at the Covered Bridge in Woodstock. On Christmas Eve, the inn's highly touted chef, Jevgenija Saromova — who worked at Michelin-starred restaurants in Europe before moving to Vermont — will prepare a special four-course dinner. What'll it be? They're keeping the details under wraps.
Traditional Christmas Dinner With a Gourmet Twist: Sunday, December 24, 6 p.m., Lincoln Inn & Restaurant at the Covered Bridge in Woodstock. $60. Info, 457-7052, lincolninn.com.
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Conscious Kitchen: Nourishing Bone Broth: Bone broth is one of the darlings of the Paleo diet. Loaded with nutrients, it's touted for the way it supports the immune system and the skeleton. But the stuff sold in stores can be pricey. At this workshop, participants learn to make their own. Wednesday, December 20, 6-7:30 p.m., City Market, Onion River Co-op's South End Store in Burlington. $5-10. Info, 540-6400, citymarket.coop.
Caroling in the Valley: Here, carolers get to have a practice session before going out to sing holiday songs to the throngs. Afterward, they're treated to cocoa and cookies. Someone better bring the wassail! Friday, December 22, 4 p.m., Main Street Museum in White River Junction. Free. Info, 356-2776, mainstreetmuseum.org.
New Year's Eve Speakeasy: Looking ahead to New Year's Eve activities? Rí Rá is teaming up with aroma experts from Alice & the Magician to create specialty cocktails for the occasion. Sunday, December 31, 8 p.m.-2 a.m., Rí Rá the Irish Local & Whiskey Room in Burlington. $45. Info, 860-9401.