White Hart Inn Brings Classic British Cuisine to Connecticut

Getting away from it all doesn’t always mean escaping; sometimes it just means discovering something new. A great example of this lies just two hours north of New York City in the quintessential New England town of Salisbury, Connecticut. The restaurant and tap room at the recently restored White Hart Inn are quickly becoming favorites for locals and visitors, clearly demonstrating that word is spreading about Chef Annie Wayte‘s British-inspired cuisine.

Although a fixture in Connecticut’s Northwest corner for over 200 years, the White Hart Inn has evolved from prior notable owners, like Edsel Ford (an alumnus of nearby Hotchkiss School) and tea maker John Harney who got his start crafting blends in the inn’s basement. As much as the hotel has changed over the years, one constant is that the bar and restaurant both continue to serve as gathering places for NYC weekenders, parents visiting their children at nearby boarding schools, and locals connecting over their favorite libations. And Chef Annie Wayte hasn’t missed a beat.

Steve Mirsky

I firmly believe that distinctive cuisine and life-changing travel experiences are best savored by those driven by curiosity rather than solely on the recommendations of wine connoisseurs, gourmands, and jet setters. Classic hotels, signature boutique properties, and epic dining experiences provide some of the best opportunities for an authentic introduction to new cultures and cuisine. I shar...(Read More)

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