Korean Short Rib Tacos
served on a corn tortilla with slaw, gochujang aioli, and pickled red onion.

Center Tree Bar & Grill is officially open for business on Main Street in Rutland, brought to you by the same family responsible for Lakeside Bar & Grille in Shrewsbury and Herbie’s Bar in Worcester. Co-owner Joe Kaplan invites guests to enjoy the restaurant’s spacious lounge which features a crackling fireplace and a 500 pound tree trunk salvaged from a forest in Western Mass by his brother and business partner, Ben Kaplan. The dining room offers a modern-rustic aesthetic including air plants and geometric light fixtures. Don’t miss the lobster grilled cheese topped with gruyere and a fried egg or the totchos served with braised chicken, scallions, crème fraîche, pickled onions, and hot peppers.