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Somewhere between Woodstock and Manchester, Vt.

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idia May 12, 2007 05:47 AM

We like to meet friends each year for lunch. They are "up" and we are "down."
The only place that seems to be in the middle between the two areas is the Mountaintop Inn.
(Fuggeddaboudit!)
So any creative minds out there for a charming lunch with decent food?
There MUST be something in the middle worth going to.
Thanks.

  1. Harp00n May 12, 2007 08:46 AM

    Somewhat closer to Woodstock is Harry's Cafe on Rte.103 in Mount Holly.
    It's about 5 miles north of Okemo.
    Opening at 5pm, this semi-hidden jewel is well worth consideration.

    Here's the link;
    http://www.harryscafe.com/index.html

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    1. re: Harp00n
      Gio May 12, 2007 06:23 PM

      OMG I would definitely second Harry's Cafe in Mt. Holly (as well as Little Harry's in Rutland on West St., I believe). We've been going there for years - absolutely great food...although as was mentioned they are not open for lunch.

      1. re: Gio
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        idia May 13, 2007 10:17 AM

        Unfortunately, the only thing we can do is lunch.
        It seems surprising that in all of that long expanse of driving, there is nothing at all charming, soup, salad and sandwichy for lunch.

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          bm_vt May 13, 2007 05:18 PM

          Is Brandon too out of the way? Cafe Provence is excellent.

          1. re: bm_vt
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            idia May 13, 2007 05:47 PM

            I looked at the menu from Cafe Provence and it certainly fills the bill.
            We used to meet in Killington which was about an hour and a half between us so I guess we could add 15 more minutes.
            (Someone also said that Rutland might also be a good alternative.)
            Thank you for your suggestion.
            It might just fill the bill.

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